It’s here! Fri-yay is upon us and it’s going to be another fantastic couple of days! From concerts and exhibits to basketball legends and a magical fan expo – here are 10 incredibly fun things to do this weekend in Calgary – March 8th to the 10th.


Want to save a few bucks? Pop some corn and grab the whole family! Cineplex Canada’s Family Favourites deal is back and every Friday this March you can enjoy a popular title for just $2.99.

When: Fridays this March
Where:  See Cineplex locations near you above
Cost: $2.99+

Candlelight Concert

Dessert for the senses! This weekend Calgarians can enjoy one of Fever’s Candlelight Concerts. This time around, enjoy a tribute to Hans Zimmer. Get your tickets now and have fun!

When: Friday, March 8th, 2024
Where: 1009 15 Avenue Southwest, Calgary,
Time: 9:30 pm
Cost: $29+

Sponsored Pick: Willow Park Wines & Spirits 

It’s time to raise a glass and celebrate a local wine legend. Willow Park Wines & Spirits is turning 30 this year, and they’re celebrating with a massive wine sale! Get up to 50% off on over 150 items in-store. From local sips to international best-sellers, there’s a bottle for everyone! And for every bottle sold, Willow Park is spreading the love by donating $1 to the Calgary Food Bank. It’s smooth sipping for a great cause!

When: Monday, March 4th – Tuesday, March 12th, 2024
Where: 10801 Bonaventure Drive SE

The Pole and Spur

One of Alberta’s most unique events! Blairmore’s Pole and Spur Skijoring competition is set to return with a beer garden, DJ, and food trucks in addition to the contest itself. Plus, It will only cost you $10 to attend!

When: Saturday, March 9th, 2023
Where: Blairmore, Crowsnest Pass, AB
Cost: $10

Harlem Globetrotters 

It’s showtime! This weekend, watch the Harlem Globetrotters demonstrate skill, showmanship and speed at Calgary’s Winsport Event Centre. Tickets are still available now!

When: Saturday, March 9th, 2024
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary
Time: 3 pm
Cost: $45+

Hansel and Gretel 

A classic! Featuring stunning visuals and extraordinary dancers, The Alberta Ballet Company presents the cautionary tale of Hansel and Gretel. Don’t hesitate to check out the link above!

When: Thursday, March 7th – 9th, 2024
Where: 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary, AB
Cost: $69+

Mirror Mirror


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Don’t miss it Calgary! Moment Factory’s latest adventure, ‘Mirror Mirror’ is here and it’ll take your imagination on a wild ride. Surrounded by colour and whimsical images, this immersive experience is truly magical.

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

Disney Fan Expo

This weekend, those who grew up watching princesses, princes and talking critters, believing in magic and appreciating animation can check out the Disney Fan Expo. Featuring character meet and greets, kids crafts, merchandise resellers and small local businesses, this one-day event will celebrate childhood classics, as well as you, the Walt aficionados.

When: Saturday, March 9th, 2024
Where: 260300 Writing Creek Cres, Balzac, AB
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Cost: Free

Barbie: Films at the Fort

Hi Barbie! This weekend, pop some corn and enjoy a Film at the Fort! This time around catch Greta Gerwig’s instant classic and enjoy. For tickets and showtimes visit the link above and enjoy!

When:  Various dates
Where: 750 9 Avenue SE, Calgary
Cost: $12

Blake Shelton

Yeehaw! This weekend catch Blake Shelton’s Back To The Honky Tonk tour at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Featuring special guests Dustin Lynch & Emily Ann Roberts you will not want to miss it when it all goes down on March 9th, 2024

When: Saturday, March 9th, 2024
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $77+

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