Another weekend is here and there’s less snow on the ground than there was yesterday. Want to celebrate? You’re in luck because there are a ton of neat things to do in and around the city this time around. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 things happening in Calgary.

Aggie Days

Animals, learning experiences, food, and more! Aggie Days are back at the Stampede grounds and it’s totally FREE to attend with your family. This weekend, check out the Nutrien Western Event Centre for a spring event, unlike any other.

When: Saturday, April 13th – 14th, 2024
Where: 1800 Stampede Trail SE, Calgary
Cost: Free

Holi: Festival of Colours, Calgary

A lively affair, Holi is meant to mark the beginning of the spring season. Featuring music, traditional Indian food, and the throwing of vivid powder, you will not want to miss Calgary’s massive celebration.

When: Saturday, April 13th, 2024
Where: 8900 48 Avenue Northwest Picnic sites 4 and 5 Calgary, AB
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Cost: $15

The Plaza Theatre 

Dig into a bag of popcorn and sink into your seat for The Plaza Theatre’s first-ever retrospective series featuring the work of director, screenwriter, producer and cinematographer, Quentin Tarantino. Interested? Enjoy the 1993 film, True Romance, then come back next week for Pulp Fiction, and Kill Bill Volume I and II.

When: Friday, April 12th, 13th, 15th, 2024
Where: The Plaza Theatre, 1133 Kensington Road NW
Cost: $10+

Filipino Restaurant Month

Dig in! Meant to showcase the unique variety of Filipino food, the third annual Filipino Restaurant Month is back and you won’t want to miss out. For all participating locations, hit the link above.

When: Until April 30th, 2024
Where: See restaurants above
Cost: Varies

Mirror Mirror

Last chance, Calgary! This weekend will be your last opportunity to let your imagination run wild at, ‘Mirror Mirror!’ Surrounded by colour and whimsical images, this immersive experience is not one to be missed.

When: Until April 14th, 2024
6455 Macleod Trail, Calgary
Cost: $16+

The Downtown Spring Market

Showcasing talented vendors and artists, the Spring Market will feature some incredibly unique items, goodies, and fantastic pieces made right here in Calgary. Enjoy!

When: Sunday, April 14th, 2024
Where: 11500 35 St SE #1000, Calgary
Time: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Cost: Free


Fun for the whole family! Cineplex Canada’s Family Favourites deal is back and every Friday this April you can enjoy a popular title for just $3.99. This weekend check out The Boy and the Heron.

When: Friday, April 12th, 2024
Where:  See Cineplex locations near you above
Cost: $3.99+

Spark After Dark: STEAMpunk

Thirsty? Have a drink and learn something new at Telus Spark! This Saturday, check out their Adult Night and enjoy their many exhibits, hang by the bar and or explore this month’s theme: Steampunk.

When:  Saturday, April 13th, 2024
Where: Telus Spark Science Centre – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
Time: 6 pm – 12 am
Cost: $26+

Films at the Fort

Pop some corn! Films at the Fort is back with a series of crowd-pleasing, memorable movies. This weekend, catch The Goonies AND Space Jam. For tickets and showtimes visit the link above and enjoy!

When:  Saturday, April 13th-14th, 2024
Where: 750 9 Avenue SE, Calgary
Cost: $12

Barnyard Baby Days 

The last one of the season! This weekend head to Butterfield Acres for its Barnyard baby days where families can cuddle with adorable creatures, take photos and enjoy tractor rides through the park. It’s going to be adorable.

When: Saturday, April 13th-14th, 2024
Where: 254077 Rocky Ridge Rd NW, Calgary
Cost: $17.99

Whew, there you have it. 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. We’ll see you out there!