Happy Thursday! There’s sun in the sky and an action-packed few days ahead. Not sure what’s happening? From immersive exhibits and outdoor activities to concerts and hockey games, here are 10 fun things to do in Calgary this weekend. Enjoy!

Da Vinci: The Exhibition 

 

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Feeling artsy? This weekend, a new immersive experience will take you back in time! 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: $26H

High-Performance Rodeo

Love art, music and theatre? This weekend, check out the High-Performance Rodeo, a series of collaborations, pop-ups, concerts, storytimes and cabaret performances. For more information or to purchase your tickets now at the link above and enjoy!

When: Until February 4th, 2024
Where: various locations
Cost: Prices vary

Calgary Flames vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Toss on a jersey and head to the dome! This weekend, you’re encouraged to grab a pocket dog and a beer, then cheer Calgary to victory against the Blackhawks. For their tickets head to the link above.

When: Saturday, January 27th, 2024
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Time: 8 pm
Cost: $50+

Tobogganing

Take advantage of the beautiful weather! With a nip in the air and snow on the ground, we’re ready to hit the hills! This weekend, bundle up and check out 10 of the best toboggan destinations in the city!

Banff SnowDays Festival

Headed to the mountains? Celebrating the winter season at the Banff SnowDays Festival in Alberta. This weekend, guests should expect to see large crowds, enthusiastic visitors, and tons of powder, packed and used for everything from wacky sporting events to tobogganing.

When: Until February 4th, 2024
Where: Banff, Alberta
Cost: 
FREE+

Penguin Walk

This weekend can get up close and close with a Calgary Zoo favourite during the daily Penguin Walk! This event is weather permitting, so make sure you check out their website before heading out!

When: Until mid-March 2024 (weather depending)
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 10:30 am
Cost: $34.95

Big Winter Classic

Featuring local and national artists, Calgary presents the 2024 Big Winter Classic – a performance series meant to keep you warm throughout the colder months! Over four loud, exciting days, check out various venues around the inner city for concerts, art, and fun.

When: Until January 28th, 2024
Where: See venues above
Cost: Free+

Maligne Canyon

There is no place like the Rockies and this weekend you can experience the ice and snow as if it was the very first time! With the help of a professional guide, tour 30-metre high icy cave-like passages, majestic frozen waterfalls, and the frozen canyon floor. You’ll hardly believe your eyes!

Where: Directions here – Jasper National Park, AB

Tubing at Norquay

Slide into the weekend at Norquay! Those who are feeling adventurous are encouraged to check out one of Alberta’s favourite ski hills for a day of tubing with friends, family or a special someone! Enjoy!

Where:  Improvement District No. 9, AB
Cost: $45+

Films at the Fort

Pop some corn! Films at the Fort is back with a series of crowd-pleasing, memorable movies. This weekend, catch Star Wars: A New Hope. For tickets and showtimes visit the link above and enjoy!

When:  Saturday, January 27th, 2024
Where: 750 9 Avenue SE, Calgary
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: $12

Whew, there you have it, friends. 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. What will you check out first? Let us know and we’ll see you out there!