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8 things to do in Calgary this long weekend (February 14-17)

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Hey there, Calgary! Happy pre-day of mush. There’s a whole lot going on in the next few days. Make Friday sweet with a chocolate heavy experience, take a walk through a park full of illuminated art, or enjoy a night of nostalgia and bops! Then, kick back and relax for Family Day. Here are 8 things to do in Calgary this long weekend.

VALENTINES DINNER AT PURDY’S CHOCOLATE

The world of chocolate is complex. With this four-course meal, you’ll see how versatile everyone’s favourite sweet can actually be. This is probably the tastiest thing to do this weekend. Steak covered in Purdys? Yeah, you can count us all the way in!

When: Tuesday, February 14th
Where: Commons Building, 5302 Forand Street SW
Time: 6:30 pm – 9 pm
Cost: $95

GLOW DOWNTOWN LIGHT FESTIVAL

Get out and get some fresh air during YYC’s winter light festival, Glow. Stay warm with a cup of cocoa, comfort foods, and fun activities, or hang out in the ice lounge and take in some live music.

When: Friday, February 14th- Sunday, February 16th
Where: 8th Avenue, downtown Calgary
Time: See times here
Cost: Free

YYC HOT CHOCOLATE FEST 2020

We hope your whipped cream is locked and loaded, because Calgary’s sweetest festival is here! For an entire month every winter, several participating business around the city craft their very best version of everyone’s favourite seasonal drink in hopes of winning a coveted title.

When: All month long
Where: See participants here
Time: All day
Cost: Prices vary

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT AT THE CALGARY ZOO (18+)

Take in a romantic evening at the Calgary Zoo from February 14th-15th. Guests will enjoy a 4-course meal, mood music, photo booth and games. Can you feel the love tonight?

When: Friday, February 14th & Saturday, February 15th
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 10:30 pm
Cost: $115+

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VALENTINE’S DAY AT THE FARMERS’ MARKET

The Calgary Farmers’ Market is throwing an all-out Valentine’s food extravaganza. Snap a pic in their photo booth, enjoy different chocolate dipped treats, and do fun family-friendly activities! It sounds like a pretty solid way to spend a Friday afternoon if you ask us.

When: Friday, February 14th
Where: 510 77 Ave SE, Calgary
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Cost: Free

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER: MIRROR, MIRROR, MIRROR

This February murder mystery follows Sleeping Nice Personality, Snow Drifted, Prince Farming and other “royal pains” as they compete for fairest of them all. Things are about to get pretty cutthroat.

When: Friday, February 14th
Where: 750 9 Ave SE, Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
Cost: $85

VIVIAN MAIER: IN HER OWN HANDS

This weekend, check out the Glenbow Museums mysterious new exhibit. Vivian Maier: In Her Own Hands features over 100 photographs found at Chicago auction house by chace, each giving the viewer insight into 30 years of American city life as captured by one of the most enigmatic figures of twentieth century photography.

When: Until Sunday, May 24th
Where: 220 130 9th Ave SE, Calgary
Time: See times here
Cost: $12+

FAMILY DAY WEEKEND LASER TAG

Want to get in the spirit of family comeptition over the weekend? Take out your anger at little Dylan for never cleaning his room with special laser tag deals for the whole family. Pew pew!

When: Saturday, February 15- Monday, February 17
Where: Laser City, #125 572 Aero Dr NE, Calgary
Cost: $20 for three games

There you have it, Calgary! 8 things to do this long weekend! An honourable mention goes out to unofficial national half-priced chocolate day on Saturday, February 15th. The actual best day of the year. Enjoy yourselves out there!

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