Thursday is here and so is another weekend full of fun, frost and adventure! Not sure what’s happening in and around the city?  From markets and musicals to sports games and even an Adopt-A-Thon, here are 10 things to do in Calgary this time around! You’re going to have a blast!

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Millarville Christmas Market


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Ready to kick off the holiday season? There’s really nothing like a Millarville market stroll! For only a few days this month, browse through everything from organic foods to household products and check a few things off of your Christmas to-do list!

When: Thursday, November 2nd-5th and 9th-12th, 2023
Where: 306097 192 Street West, Millarville, Alberta
Time: 9 am – 4 pm
Cost: $6

Hell Night at Haunted Calgary

Last chance! This weekend, you’re in for a screaming good time at New Horizon Mall. Enjoy a realistic zombie survival game aptly named Hell Night. You never know what might be lurking behind the corner…

When: Friday, November 3rd, 2023
Where: 260300 Writing Creek Cres, Balzac
Cost: $45

Sponsored pick: #LoveYYC

Are you the kind of person who finds something or someplace they love, and then needs to shout it from the rooftops? We love that. Honestly, it’s kind of our whole shtick. Spreading the love is great, which is why the Tourism Board of Calgary is running a whole campaign about it – and you can join in! Take to your social media, and use the hashtag #LoveYYC to call attention to your favourite restaurants, bars, or wherever you like to spend your time in Calgary! You might just help someone else discover it, too.

Telus Spark

They say you should learn one thing a day so why not head to Telus Spark and have a ton of fun while filling your brain with funky facts? Heck, while there, why not check out Canada’s first robot coaster?

Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE
Cost: $26+

Sponsored pick: Ballet Bodies In Motion II

Get ready to be mesmerized by the breathtaking fusion of ballet and contemporary dance at Ballet Bodies YYC‘s second showcase: Ballet Bodies In Motion II. Featuring spellbinding choreographic works by the talented Graham McKelvie, Cinzia Eremita, Jared Herring, Melanie Batycky, and Serenella Sol, this show promises to be an unforgettable experience of grace, artistry, and diverse movement styles.

When: Saturday, November 4th at 2pm | 7pm & Sunday, November 5th at 1pm
Where: DJD Dance Theatre, T2G 0Z9
Cost: $15 – $35

Calgary Hitmen


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Pocket dogs and hockey fun? This weekend, cheer on the Calgary Hitmen as they take on various teams in the iconic Scotiabank Saddledome! The very best part? Tickets are affordable – so check them out!

When: Friday, November 3rd, 5th, 10th, 17th, 25th, 2023
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Cost: $17+

Calgary Adopt-a-thon

This weekend, take home your purr-fect match at the Calgary adopt-a-thon! Interested? Dogs will be available for $75, while cats will be $50 – despite usual fees being $225 and $169 respectively.

When: Thursday, November 2nd – 4th, 2023
Where: Animal Services Centre, 2201 Portland St SE, Calgary
Times: see times above

Top Gun: A Maverick Musicals

Love Top Gun? Calgarians can check out Jubilation Dinner Theatre’s new musical based on the beloved movie. For more information or to get your tickets now, check out the link above!

When: Until January 13th, 2024
Where: 1002 – 37th Street SW Calgary
Cost: $75+

Alberta Spa

With winter just around the corner, we’re starting to get a bit tense. Feel the same? Sounds like you could definitely use some R&R! Hit the link above for 8 must-hit spas in Alberta, because we all deserve a little “us” time.

Cineplex Community Day

Love movies? This weekend check out select family favourite for FREE at Cineplex theatres in Calgary. Sounds amazing, right? Well, it gets better! In addition to this, guests can also get $2.50 concession eats.

When: Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Where: Participating theatres across Canada

And here you have it, Calgary, 10 things to do this weekend in Calgary! What will you check out first?