It’s going to be a cold one, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun! From shows to hockey games, the next few days are jam-packed with some incredible things happening in and around the city. Not sure how to kick things off? Here are 10 of the best things to do this weekend in Calgary!

Starman: David Bowie

Love David Bowie? This weekend celebrate a music legend with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. To get tickets, head to the link above. You won’t want to miss out!

When: Saturday, January 13th, 2024
Where: 225 8 Ave SE, Calgary
Time: 7:30 pm
Cost: $48+

Glenbow at The Edison

Looking for something affordable? This weekend check out ‘ᖃᓪᓗᓈᖅᑕᐃᑦ ᓯᑯᓯᓛᕐᒥᑦ Printed Textiles from Kinngait Studios,’ an exhibit that tells the story of a group of artists who produced a collection of graphic textiles in Kinngait, Nunavut in the 1950s and ’60s.

When: Until March 3rd, 2024
Where: 150 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
Cost: FREE

Calgary Renovations Show

Whether your next reno is big or small, you’ve got to check out the Calgary Renovations show! Here guests can browse, learn and purchase everything from tiles to tools. You’re in for a treat!

When: Friday, January 12th – 14th, 2024
Where:  Halls E & F, 20 Roundup Way SE
Cost: $9+

Calgary Hitmen vs. Spokane Chiefs

Let’s go! This weekend cheer on the Calgary Hitmen as they take on the Spokane Chiefs in the iconic Scotiabank Saddledome! The very best part? Tickets are affordable!

When:  Friday, January 12th, 2024
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time: 12 pm
Cost: $17+

Candlelight Concert

Featuring talented musicians and hundreds of brightly lit wicks, Calgarians can enjoy one Fever’s Candlelight Concerts. This weekend you can catch a tribute to Taylor Swift, Coldplay, the Beatles, Imagine Dragons and Bach. Get your tickets now and enjoy! It’s going to be magical.

When: Friday, January 12th – 13th, 2024
Where: Various locations
Time: various times
Cost: $29+

Top Gun: A Maverick Musical

Last chance! This weekend, Calgarians are encouraged to enjoy a lively musical based on beloved movie Top Gun – one last time! For more information or to get your tickets now, check out the link above!

When: Until January 13th, 2024
Where: 1002 – 37th Street SW Calgary
Cost: $75+

East Village Hygge Hut

Located just off River Walk Plaza in the East Village, Calgarians looking to wind down after a long day are encouraged to check out the Hygge Hut! This Scandinavian-style spot is fitted with a cozy fireplace and a warm atmosphere perfect for enjoying a cup of Joe or hot cocoa. Please dress warm, friends!

When: Until March 1st, 2024
Where:  See location here
Cost: FREE

Films at the Fort

Pop some corn! Films at the Fort is back with their series of crowd-pleasing, memorable movies. This weekend, catch Raiders of the Lost Arc AND The Princess Bride. For tickets and showtimes visit the link above and enjoy!

When:  Saturday January 13th-14th, 2024
Where: 750 9 Avenue SE, Calgary
Cost: $12

The Attic

Calgary’s longest-running drag show! This weekend, watch as some of the city’s best dance, sing and entertain in heels higher than your expectations. For more information check out the link above or their Instagram above.

When: Saturday, January 13th, 2024
Where: 1413 9th Avenue SW
Time: 8:30 pm
Cost: $30+


Pop some corn and grab the whole family! Cineplex Canada’s Family Favourites deal is back and this weekend you can enjoy the animated classic The Super Mario Bros. for just $2.99. Get your tickets now!

When: Friday, January 12th, 2024
Where:  See Cineplex locations near you above
Cost: $2.99+

And there you have it! 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. It’s going to be a busy one!