Happy Thursday and congratulations on making it through another week! With sun in the forecast, there are plenty of exciting and educational things happening in and around the city over the next few days, but you’ll want to plan ahead sooner rather than later. Not sure what’s happening? Here are 10 things to do this weekend in Calgary.

Sled Island

Love live entertainment and supporting up-and-coming artists? Calgary’s Sled Island has taken off and you can check out several shows between now and June 23rd. For more information or to purchase tickets, hit the link above.

When: Wednesday, June 19th – 23rd, 2024
Where: Venues around Calgary
Cost: Free+

National Indigenous Peoples Day at TELUS Spark

Featuring traditional Métis music and dance, stories, and a Dome show, Calgarians are encouraged to celebrate the Summer Solstice and National Indigenous Peoples Day at the TELUS Spark Science Centre. Enjoy and happy learning!

When: Friday, June 21st, 2024
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 9 am – 7 pm
Cost: $26+

Sponsored pick: Calaway Park

Put your hands in the air, because Calaway Park is officially open for the season! Whether it’s a sunny afternoon with friends, or a family day out, Calaway Park is a Calgary summer tradition. Enjoy full-day access with admission to 32 rides, 19 food locations, live entertainment, the Cinemagic 3D theatre, Haunted Hotel, and CP Spray n’ Play. You can even save on single-day tickets by getting them online or at your local Calgary Co-op. Time to make some memories!

When: Open now!
Where: 245033 Range Rd 33, Calgary
Cost: General admission $51.95 + GST

Snoop Dogg

Who Am I? What’s My Name? This Friday, check out Snoop Dogg at the Scotiabank Saddledome! Tickets are still available at the link above. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Friday, June 21st, 2024
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $96+

OHSOTO’KINO at Studio Bell

Celebrate Indigenous song, music, and dance! This Friday, enjoy incredible performances by Sandra Sutter, Wyatt C. Louis, and Willie Thrasher with his partner Linda Saddleback at Calgary’s Studio Bell. Admission will be free.

When: Friday, June 21st, 2024
Where: 850 4 Street SE, Calgary, AB
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Cost: Free

Winsport’s Mini Golf

Looking for a day of fun and sun? Check out Winsport and play their exciting 18-hole course – because a little competition is good for the soul. Enjoy and good luck!

Where: 168 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Cost: $13+

Honky Tonk Market

Featuring live music, over 15 vendors selling predominantly western-inspired vintage clothing, accessories, decor and more, Calgarians are encouraged to check out the big Honky Tonk Market this weekend. Stampede is just around the corner, folks. Are you ready?

When: Saturday, June 22nd-23rd 2024
Where: Ranchman’s Calgary – 9615 Macleod Trail South, Calgary
Time:  12 pm – 6 pm
Cost: $5

Cineplex

Want to stay out of the sun this weekend? Cineplex Canada’s Family Favourites deal is back and every Saturday this June you can enjoy a popular title for just $3.99.

When: Every Saturday this June
Where:  See Cineplex locations near you above
Cost: $3.99+

GlobalFest OneWorld Picnic

Hungry… for fun and adventure? This weekend, get a sneak peek of GlobalFest 2024 during their big OneWorld Picnic. From cultural pavilions and demonstrations to displays and vendors, you’re in for quite the day! Plus it’s free to attend! 

When: Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
Where: Hotchkiss Gardens – 611 4 Street SW
Time: 12 pm – 5 pm
Cost: Free

Candlelight Concert

Romance, romance, romance, This weekend, enjoy one of Fever’s magical Candlelight Concerts. Tickets for tributes to ABBA and Queen are available now! It’s going to be enchanting.

When: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
Where: Various locations
Time: Various times
Cost: $36+

Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash Waterpark (preseason)

Located just outside of Red Deer, Alberta, the Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash Park is the ultimate spot for sizzling summer days. and it’s now open for its PRE-season!

With launch pads, trampolines, an obstacle course, slides, a 15-foot tower, and more – this ginormous floating playground is truly one of a kind.

When: June 29th – September 2nd, 2024 (open for preseason NOW)
Where: Bay #1, 5100 Lakeshore Drive– Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Cost: $40 (full day)

And there you have it! 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. What will you check out first? Let us know and remember to stay safe and have fun. We’ll see you out there!