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8 Things To Do this weekend in Calgary (Feb 1 – 3)

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Hi, February! Nice to meet you. We’re hoping we’ll get along, as long as you don’t make us feel bad about the whole lack-of-a-Valentine thing. Keep reading for 8 things you’ve gotta do to kick this month off right!

Calgary Hitmen Corral Series

As if you needed a reason to support Junior Hockey more, the Calgary Hitmen will be paying homage to three historic Calgary teams this February. Hosting three consecutive home games in the historic Stampede Corral, the aptly named Corral Series is sure to be a hit for men and women alike!

When: Friday, February 1 @ 7 PM
Where: Stampede Corral
Cost: $29.25+

Locked Library

If you’re as obsessed with the new library as we are, you might be finding it hard to escape those walls already. But things will only get harder come 2019 since our fave architectural gem is being transformed into an escape room this February!

When: Friday, February 1 @ 7:30 PM
Where: Calgary Central Library– 800 3 St SE
Cost: $42

Jasper Beer and Barley Summit

The two-night Jasper Beer and Barley Summit is unlike any beer festival experience in the world. Each evening of the festival will feature a different list of tantalizing craft beers and spirits to sample, as well as succulent foods prepared by the amazing Jasper Park Lodge chefs. Don’t miss it!

When: Friday, February 1 – Saturday, February 2
Where: 1 Old Lodge Rd– Jasper, AB
Cost: $74.99/ night or $539/ per person for an all-inclusive weekend

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

The sweetest festival of the year is back! Participating cafés, restaurants and chocolatiers are competing for the title of YYC’s Best Hot Chocolate, Best Spirited Hot Chocolate and special Cup That Runneth Over. Don’t miss the chance to cast your vote!

When: Friday, February 1 – Sunday, February 3
Where: Various locations in the city
Cost: Varies by location

Canmore Winter Festival

Get ready for two weeks of pure snowy fun. With indoor and outdoor events and experiences including ice carving competitions, kids’ ice carving, a pooch parade, World Cup biathlon races and Snowy Owl Kid N’ Mutt races, there’s never a dull moment.

When: Friday, February 1 – Sunday, February 3
Where: Varying locations in Canmore
Cost: Varies by event

Lunar New Year Festival 2019

It’s the Year of the Pig, baby, so we’re going ham on this party (sorry). Enjoy a marketplace, host performances, and lantern and firecracker displays!

When: Saturday, February 2 @ 11AM–6PM
Where: Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre– 197 1st Street SW
Cost: Free!

Public Roller Skate Party with Calgary Roller Skate

If you’re too stoked to wait for the Lloyd’s Legacy Skate, then you can hit up this Skate Party and celebrate a lil early.

When: Saturday, February 2 @ 8PM
Where: Don Hartman Sports Complex– 5206 68 St NE
Cost: $10; Children 12 and under $7; Rental skates $5

YYC Alternative Market

This alternative market supports many talented local makers, artisans, small business owners, and designers… plus it’s ~*edgy*~. X92.9 said so, guys!

When: Saturday, February 2 @ 10AM
Where: Inglewood Community Association Hall– 1740 24 Avenue Southeast
Cost: Free

So there you have it. Stay warm out there, pals!

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