Things To Do

8 things to do in Calgary this weekend (Nov 8-10)

Via jenniferchalstyplanetarium / mesmerica 360

Well, hey there! Whew, we survived another one, Calgary. How are we feeling? Hopefully like a million dollars, which is also what you’ll feel like you saved after this weekend! We’ve got 8 awesome things to do this weekend in Calgary, and most of them are pretty wallet-friendly.


Handmade with love, this years’ festival of crafts features over 230 unique vendors from coast to coast. Meet the creatives behind the art, accessories, food and feel-good products like aroma-therapy, skin and hair care, and bath bombs and salts. It’s a tradition!

When: November 8-10
Where: BMO Centre
Cost: $7


Starting your Christmas shopping early? The Millarville Christmas Market is a must-do. It smells like peppermint and 80% of all of the items are Alberta made. Get a photo with Santa’s Reindeer, take a pleaseant hayride, and if you’re not full from eating all the free samples, stop at one of the YYC Foodtrucks for a bite.

When: November 8-10
Where: 306097 192 Street, Millarville, AB
Cost: $6


Hey broadway babies, this one’s for you. The cast of Puccini’s La Boheme has made their way to Calgary! LA Boheme is one of the most, if not the most popular opera of all time. Get lost in a whirlwind love story that follows young artists, struggling to get by in 1830’s Paris. You’re going to bring a tissue or two for this one.

When: November 9
Where: Southern Jubilee Auditorium
Cost: $38+


Mesmerica is a colorful and family-friendly visual journey through music, space and time. Leave all of your worries at the door, this is an hour of hypnotic images and beautiful music curated by artists from around the world.

When: November 9
Where: Telus Spark Science Centre
Cost: $13+

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This feel-good shopping experience is 100% plant-based. Find clothing, food, and accessories, plus everything in between. This market celebrates local businesses and earth-friendly products while allowing people of the vegan community to be around likeminded and veggie-curious individuals. Sounds healthy!

When: November 9
Where: Mardaloop Community Association
Cost: Free


Are you ready to say double cheese, Calgary? The Guilds 3rd annual Burger Fest is on now until Nov. 10! Take your pick of the litter and choose from 6 mouth-watering burger choices. Undo the top button of your jeans and book your reso today!

When: November 10
Where: The Guild Restaurant – 200 8 Avenue SW, Calgary


Greta Bar is turning one! To celebrate with them, get your game face on and head over to 10th ave for a drink or two. Almost everything on the menu and all games per hour are $5. Your wallet will thank you.

When: November 10
Where: Greta Bar – 213 10 Ave SW, Calgary


The timeless blues band turned polished pop/rock powerhouse, and arguably one of the best groups of all time will grace Calgary with their legendary presence once again. They keep saying they aren’t going to tour anymore, but then they just keep on coming back. Hey, no complaints here.

When: November 10
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
Price: $172+

So there we have it, friends. Dinner, a few shows, and some nightlife? Sounds like all of your bases are covered. Have a lovely weekend, Calgary!

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