Another weekend has come and gone, but the fun has only begun! From festivals and exhibits, there are a ton of neat things to experience in and around the city! Not sure where to start? Here are 10 things happening in Calgary this week.

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The Calgary Underground Film Festival

Calgary’s Underground Film Festival has returned and this year, there are a ton of incredible films and impressive writing to enjoy. Until April 28th catch one or ALL of their featured projects and spread the word. There are some good ones this year!

When: Until April 28th, 2024
Where: 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Cost: $10+

Glenbow at the Edison

This week visit Glenbow at the Edison in Calgary for an incredible exhibit built entirely out of LEGO entitled: Building Black Civilizations: Journey of 2,000 Ships. Described as a reimagining of ancient African kingdoms,’ this important display features four major works that explore the mysterious 14th-century sea voyage of Mansa Abu Bakr II, predecessor of Mansa Musa, ruler of the medieval empire of Mali.

When: Until May 19th, 2024
Where: 150 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Cost: FREE

Sponsored: Savanna by Genstar

If you’re on the hunt for a new place to call home, Savanna in the heart of Saddleridge will be having a Spring Show Home Event on Saturday, April 27th from 12 – 4 PM. Stop by and check out the modern showhomes and master-planned community. They’ve got everything from amenities and luxe finishes to nearby transit stations and all the essentials nearby. Check out the spring event for live entertainment, food trucks, and hourly giveaways – you won’t want to miss it!

Da Vinci: The Exhibition 

Love art and history?! This week, check out Da Vinci: The Exhibition at TELUS Spark. Described as a hands-on examination of the artist’s life and research, this experience will feature 60 fully-built life-sized inventions, more than 20 studies and dozens of beautiful displays.

When: Until May 5th, 2024
Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre – 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Cost: $26

Sponsored pick: Chop Steakhouse & Bar

Special occasions, big announcements, celebrations of every type – we know there’s only one kind of place to do them justice: a modern steakhouse. Chop Steakhouse & Bar just announced their returning Steak Masters program complete with a new limited-time menu. The new menu will be available at Chop locations across Canada, but it’s only here for 8 weeks. Make up a special occasion if you have to, because you don’t want to miss this!

When: Limited 8-week Steak Master’s Menu starting on April 18th, 2024
Where: 17 locations across Canada

Spring Ghost Tours

Can’t wait for October? You’re in luck. This Wednesday, enjoy April’s spookiest event, Spring Ghost Tours at Heritage Park,

When: Wednesday, April 24th, 2024
Where: 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Calgary, Alberta
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Cost: $22+

Calgary Expo 2024

Featuring celebrity guests, reunions, local vendors, and more – the Calgary Expo is back, bigger and better than ever! Tickets are on sale now, so don’t miss it! It’s going to be incredible.

When:  Thursday, April 25th – 28th, 2024
Where: 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
Cost: $22+

Filipino Restaurant Month

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

International Jazz Days Festival

This week toe tap, snap and sway at various venues in the city! What’s better than supporting incredible talent from all over the country, while having a few drinks? Almost nothing – that’s what!

When: Friday, April 26th – 30th, 2024
Where: Various destinations
Time: See times above
Cost: Varies

Candlelight Concert: A Tribute to Adele

Featuring talented musicians and hundreds of brightly lit wicks, Calgarians can enjoy a Candlelight tribute to Adele this Friday. Interested? Get your tickets now and enjoy. It’s going to be magical.

When: Friday, April 26th, 2024
Where: 1009 15 Avenue Southwest, Calgary
Time: 9:30 pm
Cost: $58+

There you have it! 10 events happening in Calgary this week. Now get out and enjoy yourselves! You deserve to have some fun!