Spring has sprung and the forecast is calling for more sun, but how will you celebrate? This time around there’s a ton happening around the city, so you’ll want to plan ahead! Ready to get into it? Here are 10 things to do in and around Calgary this weekend.

The Calgary Underground Film Festival

Want to catch a movie? The Calgary Underground Film Festiva runs until April 28th! Catch one or ALL of their featured projects and spread the word, there are some good ones this year!

When: Until April 28th, 2024
Where: 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Cost: $10+

Calgary Expo 2024

Get pop-cultured! Featuring celebrity guests, reunions, local vendors, and more, the Calgary Expo has returned and will be bigger and better than ever! Tickets are on sale now.

When:  Thursday, April 25th – 28th, 2024
Where: 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
Cost: $22+

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World Record Attempt & Pancake Breakfast

Dress up and get down! Drumheller, Alberta will be attempting to break a wholesome record this weekend for most people dressed in an inflatable dinosaur costume. This unique event will have a pancake breakfast, a market, live music and more, so don’t miss it – even if you don’t have a costume!

When: Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Where: Downtown Drumheller, AB
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Cost: Free

Glenbow at the Edison

This weekend visit Glenbow at the Edison in Calgary for an incredible exhibit built entirely out of LEGO entitled: Building Black Civilizations: Journey of 2,000 Ships. Described as a reimagining of ancient African kingdoms,’ this important display features four major works that explore the mysterious 14th-century sea voyage of Mansa Abu Bakr II, predecessor of Mansa Musa, ruler of the medieval empire of Mali.

When: Until May 19th, 2024
Where: 150 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Cost: FREE

Feast on Fourth Food Festival

Described as a “feast that won’t bust your wallet,” Feast on Fourth will showcase local restaurants and save you money! Whether you grab a 4-scoop ice cream flight or a Nashville Chicken Sandwich, all eats will be just $10. Enjoy!

When: Wednesday, April 24th – 28th, 2024
Where: 4th Street SW, Calgary
Cost: $10

International Jazz Days Festival

Live music? We love it! This weekend toe tap, snap and sway in celebration of the International Jazz Days Festival. What’s better than supporting incredible talent from all over the country, while having a few drinks? Almost nothing – that’s what!

When: Saturday, April 27th – May 1st, 2024
Where: Various destinations
Time: See times above
Cost: Varies

Candlelight Concert

Love birds – date night incoming! Featuring talented musicians and hundreds of brightly lit wicks, Calgarians can enjoy a Candlelight tribute to Leonard Cohen this Saturday. Get your tickets now and enjoy! It’s going to be magical.

When: Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Where: 11401 10 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
Time: 7:15 pm
Cost: $38+

The Nash – Saturday Cocktail Club

Thirsty? Check out the NASH and join their Saturday Cocktail Club! This ticketed showcase will feature curated cocktails, snacks and talented mixologists so you won’t want to miss it. Indulge, laugh and enjoy. It’s going to be delicious! 

When: Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Where: 925 11th Street SE, Calgary AB
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $75+

Ice Cube

What better way to celebrate a week well done than with a legend? On April 27th, check out Ice Cube at the Grey Eagle Event Centre! Tickets are still available at the link above. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Saturday, April 27th, 2024
Where: Event Centre at Grey Eagle Resort and Casino – 3775 Grey Eagle Dr, Tsuut’ina, Alberta
Time: 8 pm
Cost: $111

There you have it! 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. Now get out and enjoy yourselves! You deserve to have some fun.