Happy Monday. Another week is here and so are 5 more days of winter fun! From lights, pop-ups and markets, there’s a whole lot to keep you busy and having fun despite having to work your way to Friday. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this time around!
CATCH ALI GATIE LIVE
Known for songs like It’s you and Can’t Let You Go, Canadian R&B artist will take Calgary’s MacEwan Hall this week. For more information and tickets, check out the link above.
When: Monday, December 12th, 2022
Where: MacEwan Hall402 Collegiate Boulevard Northwest, Calgary
Time: 8 pm
SKATE CALGARY’S NEW CENTRAL COMMONS PARK
Lace up your skates! Located in the University District, this 3-acre space and skating rink is described as a ‘seasonless signature destination,’ mindfully made for social, cultural and recreational events.
Where: 4410 University Ave NW, Calgary
Time: 1 pm – 5 pm
EXPLORE THE GLOW HOLIDAY FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Can’t get enough of bright lights and seasonal markets? Hit the Glow Holiday Festival and travel across the world and back again! The best part? It’s super affordable to attend AND it’s inside!
Where: 1800 Stampede Trail SE
HIT THE POTION PUTT POP-UP
Feeling competitive? Inspired by a wonderful world where beasts and humans coexist, this magical pop-up will feature 9 holes where golfers will encounter everything from familiar characters to a mystical portal. Good luck and have fun!
Where: Springbank Links Golf Club – 25 Hackamore Trail, Calgary
WATCH A FLAMES GAME
Throw on a jersey and get ready to cheer! This week, it’s double the action here in Calgary as the Flames take home ice against Vancouver on Wednesday and then St. Louis on Friday!
When: Monday, December 14th and 16th, 2022
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE
WANDER THE AIRDRIE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
It’s bigger and better than ever! Western Canada’s largest outdoor walk-through display will return to light the night this December and it’ll be just as beautiful as ever. Drink hot chocolate, take a lap around the ice rink, take photos, and cozy up next to their fire. You won’t want to miss it!
When: Until December 31st, 2022
Where: Nose Creek Regional Park, Airdrie, AB
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
OR SPARKLE SPARKLE
Grab your loved ones, a friend, or a new flame and experience a super-charged evening that’s certain to jingle your bells. TELUS Spark returns with Sparkle Sparkle, a beautiful event featuring lights, Santa and science.
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Time: 9 am – 9 pm
RENT A FIREPIT
Bundle up and enjoy the fresh air! The FREE Calgary community fire pits are back and available to the public now. Check out the link above for where and how you can rent one of these hand-warming wonders.
IMMERSE YOURSELF IN A CHILDHOOD CLASSIC
Want to stay indoors this week? Check out TELUS Spark’s Goodnight Moon immersive experience. Never before shown in a digital gallery – each presentation will actually pull Calgarians into the story where they can interact with characters and images from the author’s wholesome universe.
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
GRAB A DRINK AT THE MIRACLE ON 1ST STREET POP-UP
Serving themed cocktails in a variety of fun mugs and glasses, Miracle of 1st Street is back and has completely transformed Calgary’s Proof cocktail bar with over-the-top decorations from floor to ceiling Don’t miss out!
Where: 1302 1 St SW, Calgary, AB
Cost: FREE to attend
And there you have it, friends! 10 things to do in Calgary this week. It’s going to be a busy one!
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