Happy Monday! We hope you had a wonderful weekend, but now it’s time to get back into the swing of things. Luckily for you, there are some incredible events happening this time around! Whether you’re hoping to enjoy some live music or get outside, here are 10 things to do in Calgary this week, February 12th to 16th.

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City and Colour

Live music? What better way to celebrate another week? On February 12th, check out City and Colour at the Scotiabank Saddledome! Tickets are still available at the link above. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Monday, February 12th, 2024
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $62+

Block Heater Music Festival

Featuring a ton of local and Canadian artists, The Block Heater Folk Festival will take over Calgary’s inner city this week. Interested in checking it out? Hit the link above for tickets!

When: Thursday, February 15th-17th, 2024
Where: See locations here
Cost: $0+

Sponsored Pick: Birdies Charcoal Grill

This line-up-worthy takeout spot has locals losing their minds over their Peruvian-style chicken. Birdies Charcoal Grill has made their name known for its beer-brined chicken, Peruvian marinades, eclectic side dishes and world-travelled chicken sauces. You can order their ‘Birdies’ from your go-to delivery app, or visit them in person at their take-out on East Hastings

When: Open 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Tuesday – Sunday
Where: 1205 East Hastings
Cost: See menu for pricing

Diversecities’ Lunar New Year Gala

Featuring cultural entertainment and activities, networking, a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle, a photo booth, lucky draws, and more the 2024 Diversecities Gala will return in celebration of the Lunar New Year. Tickets are on sale now!

When:  Friday, February 16th, 2024
Where: 130 3 Avenue Southeast Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
Cost: $95

Mirror Mirror


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Let your imagination run wild! This week, check out Moment Factory’s latest adventure, ‘Mirror Mirror.’ Surrounded by colour and whimsical images, this immersive experience is not one to be missed.

When: Until March 31st, 2024
6455 Macleod Trail, Calgary
Cost: $16+

Da Vinci: The Exhibition 

This week, go back in time with Da Vinci: The Exhibition! 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

Olympic Plaza

Bundle up because there’s nothing better than an icy skating rink in the winter! This week, hit Olympic Plaza and enjoy a lap or two in the inner city – for FREE!

When: Now Open
Where:  228 8 Ave. SE, Calgary
Cost: FREE

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

The sweetest festival of the year! The annual YYC Hot Chocolate Festival has kicked off with a ton of restaurants and cafes around the city participating. You can hit one, hit a couple, or hit them all, the city is your oyster.

When: Thursday, February 1st-29th, 2024

Calgary Flames vs. San Jose Sharks

Toss on a jersey and head over to the Saddledome where you’re encouraged to grab a pocket dog and a beer, then cheer the Flames to victory when they play the San Jose Sharks. For their tickets to their Thursday game head to the link above.

When: Thursday, February 15th, 2024
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $30+

SPACE: A Journey to the Moon and Beyond

Aptly named SPACE: A Journey to the Moon and Beyond, Spark’s new exhibit features beautiful effects and stunning visuals. From the Apollo 11 lunar landing to constellations, attendees are in for an immersive experience where they will feel as though they’re really exploring star clusters and planets – a dream of any jr. astronomer.

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre – 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Cost: $26

Whew, there you have it, friends. 10 things to do in Calgary this week, February 12th to 16th. . What will you check out first?