Happy Sunday! As always, we hope that you’ve had a fantastic weekend. With another Monday on our heels, so is an opportunity to explore the city and check out the many festivals and outdoor events in and around town! Not sure what to check out this time around? Here are 10 things to do this week in Calgary.
Feeling hungry? This week, check out the Burger It Forward event which is happening all over the city in support of the food bank! For all participating restaurants check out the link above!
When: Until February 28th, 2023
Where: Participating restaurants
Back for its 3rd year, The Calgary Snow Rodeo is a weeklong festival that will feature world-class snowboarders, trick riders and so much more. Don’t miss it, it’s going to be wild!
When: Monday, February 6th – 12th, 2023
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
This week, check out Howie Tsui: Retainers of Anarchy at the Edison. Featuring a 25-metre hand-drawn animation strip, this exciting exhibit brings together martial arts characters and techniques with the social and political realities of present-day Hong Kong.
When: Until April 16th, 2023
Where: 150 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
It’s back and sweeter than ever! The annual YYC Hot Chocolate Festival has returned with over 100 restaurants and cafes around the city participating. You can hit one, hit a couple, or hit them all, the city is your oyster!
When: Until February 28th, 2023
They say you’re supposed to learn one new thing every day, but we think that on the very first Thursday of every month, you should do it with a drink in your hand. The best place to do that? Telus Spark! This week, check out their many exhibits, then, hang by the bar and vibe to some music, or get interactive with this month’s “adult” display at Spark After dark!
When: Friday, February 10th, 2023
Where: Telus Spark Science Centre – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
Time: 6 pm – 12 pm
Need a night away? Head to the Fairmont at Lake Louise and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience, aptly named Fire And Ice. A 7-hour excursion that marries al fresco dining, snowshoeing, cozy fireside moments and Robatayaki – guests who check this out, are in for a day (and a meal) they’ll never forget. For more information or to book now, head to the link above!
When: Every Thursday, until January 16th, 2023
Where: 111 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB
My my, how can we resist it? This week, Calgarians can check out Jubilation Dinner Theatre’s ABBA-themed musical based on the band’s beloved music. For more information or to get your tickets, check out the link above!
When: Until March 25th. 2023
Where: 1002 – 37th Street SW Calgary
Celebrating culture, creativity and winter fun, Chinook Blast is here for one last week! Between now and the 12th, Calgarians will be encouraged to enjoy the very best in local art, music, theatre and recreation all over the city – in some cases for FREE.
When: Until, February 12th, 2023
Where: All over Calgary
Featuring a ton of local and Canadian artists, The Block Heater Folk festival will take over Calgary’s inner city this Thursday. Interested in checking it out? Hit the link above for tickets!
When: Thursday, February 9th – 12th, 2023
Where: See locations here
Meant to “tell the diverse stories of the Chinese community in early Western Canadian history,” Heritage Park’s newest exhibit We Were Here: Stories of Early Chinatown features art, photos and so much more. Check it out and enjoy!
Where: 1900 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Whew, there you have it, friends. 10 things to do in Calgary this week. What will you check out first?