Things To Do

8 things to do in Calgary this week (October 7-11)

Via Trish Pang/Screamfest (CBC)

We’re back with another fresh week in Calgary and that means we’ve got another list of things to do. Tech festivals, concerts, a hockey game, and plenty more are coming our way.

Here are 8 of the best things to do in Calgary this week.

CAMP Festival

Art and technology combine in this two-day festival filled with industry-leading speakers and huge networking opportunities. From Curtis Strange (CEO-ATB Financial) to François Audouy (Production Designer-Logan, Avatar, Jurassic World), there are top-notch speakers worth seeing from a variety of fields.

When: Monday, October 7 & Tuesday, October 8
Where: Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, 18 Mount Royal Circle SW
Cost: $99-$300

Calgary Flames vs LA Kings

Catch the Flames in one of the first few games of the season while they host the LA Kings. Plus, the tickets going for this one are pretty affordable so snag ’em fast.

When: Tuesday, October 8 at 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
Cost: $19+


Get your dancing shoes on, because the World of Dance is coming to Calgary this month! The hit TV show is going on tour across Canada, showcasing the best of the best from the series and their local competitions.

When: Wednesday, October 9 at 8 pm
Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW
Tickets: Find them here

Lord Huron

This indie-folk group from LA gained some serious airplay with ‘The Night We Met’. Along with that tearjerker, they’ve got a discography full of songs that will make even the most independent men and women heartbroken outta nowhere.

When: Thursday, October 10
Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Cost: $40

Tegan and Sara

Did you know Tegan and Sara were born and raised in Calgary? Yup, the identical twin sisters behind jams like ‘Closer’ and ‘Feel It In My Bones’ are locals. Now it’s pretty hard to not hit this concert up, isn’t it?

When: Thursday, October 10
Where: Bella Concert Hall, 18 Mount Royal Circle SW
Cost: $50+

Men’s Fall Fashion Event

Registration for this event gets you access to a runway show of all the hottest fall fashion trends, a boxed lunch, and even a cool drink to get your Friday-eve started.

When: Thursday, October 10 at 12 pm
Where: Hudson’s Bay Downtown
Cost: Free with registration


Canada’s premier ski film festival returns for a 17th powder-filled year just in time to get people sparked for another season in the mountains.

When: Thursday, October 10 – Saturday, October 12
Where: Globe Cinema
Cost: $16+

Halloween & Entertainment Expo

Canada’s first expo dedicated to Halloween lovers! Catch us dressed up like a bootleg version of the skeletal reindeer from Nightmare Before Christmas.

When: October 11-14
Where: BMO Centre, 20 Roundup Way SE
Cost: $30 and up

There are our picks for 8 of the best things to do in Calgary this week. Enjoy!

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