2023 is hot on our heels, but how will you celebrate? If you’re among those who would prefer to get a good night’s rest on the 31st, then wake up feeling refreshed and ready to explore, here are 10 of the best things to do on New Year’s Day in Calgary!
Another frosty season is here and with a nip in the air and snow on the ground, we’re ready to hit the hills! This New Year’s Day, bundle up and check out 10 of the best toboggan destinations in the city!
Lace up your skates! Located in the University District, Calgary’s brand new Central Commons Park is a 3-acre space that has a massive skating rink, fire pits, and more. Plus it’s super close to restaurants, bars and shops – you’ve got to check it out!
Where: 4410 University Ave NW, Calgary
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Well jingle our bells, TELUS Spark returned this year with their Sparkle Sparkle event and they’re giving us one more chance to check it out! This New Year’s Day, head over to the science centre and enjoy a dazzling day of lights, fun and knowledge.
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Time: 9 am – 9 pm
Don’t feel like making a big breakfast? Head over to Heritage Park and indulge in an incredible meal in celebration of the new year!
Where: 1900 Heritage Dr. SW
Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Not everyone is comfortable on a pair of skis – but fear not, you can still hit the hills this holiday season! This NYD enjoy the breeze, the snow and good company by checking out Winsports Servus tube park. It’s going to be wild!
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary
It’s getting down to the wire, Calgary! Showcasing millions of lights, activities and so much more, Zoolights is back – but only until January 8th and you’re not going to want to miss it! For more information or to purchase tickets, hit the link above!
When: Until January 8th, 2022
Where: Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Cost: $21.95 for adults, $14.95 for children
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Throw on a jersey and get ready to cheer! This New Year’s Day, grab a beer and pocket dog then, watch as the Hitmen take on the Red Deer Rebels at the Saddledome!
When: Sunday, January 1st, 2023
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Want to keep things low-key? Why not catch a movie this New Year’s day? After all, what’s better than theatre popcorn, a new flick and a cold drink after a late night?
Looking to enjoy the great outdoors with some friends or family? We’ve got JUST the thing! The FREE Calgary community fire pits are back and make the ultimate meeting spot for you and yours this New Year’s Day. Check out the link above for where and how you can rent one of these hand-warming wonders.
And there you have it, Calgary – the 10 best things to do in Calgary on New Year’s Day this year. Now get out there and enjoy yourselves! It’s going to be a good one.