Happy Monday! As always, we hope you’ve had a wonderful weekend where you stayed warm and relaxed – but it’s time to get back into things. Not sure where to go or what to do over the next few days? Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this week!
The holidays are almost here and nothing says x-mas, quite like lights! This week, check out Western Canada’s largest outdoor walk-through display where you’re encouraged to drink hot chocolate, take a lap around the ice rink, snap photos, and cozy up next to their fire. You won’t want to miss it!
When: Until December 31st, 2022
Where: Nose Creek Regional Park, Airdrie, AB
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Showcasing millions of lights, activities and so much more, Zoolights is back and you’re not going to want to miss it! For more information or to purchase tickets, hit the link above!
When: Until January 8th, 2022
Where: Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Cost: $21.95 for adults, $14.95 for children
Not everyone is comfortable on a pair of skis, which is why we’re big fans of the Winsport tube park! Almost anyone can enjoy the breeze, the snow and themselves with this adrenaline-inducing activity – check it out!
When: See dates above
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary
Time: See times above
Cost: Prices vary
Can’t get enough of bright lights and seasonal markets? Showcasing a million bulbs, the Glow Holiday Festival will take Calgarians across the world and back again. the best part? It’s super affordable.
Where: 1800 Stampede Trail SE
With tropical decorations and Christmas lights from floor to ceiling, guests can enjoy holly sips at the annual Sippin’ Santa Pop-up, a festive event with music, ugly sweaters, and fun mugs.
Where: 1530 5 St SW, Calgary, AB
Want to challenge your pallet? This Wednesday, Calgarians are encouraged to check out Pitch Black’s dining in the dark, where guests will be blindfolded and ‘plunged’ into the darkness to enjoy a full meal taste bud-first to a soundtrack of holly jolly Christmas music. How fun!
When: Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
Where: 9823 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary,
Time: 6 pm and 8 pm
Inspired by a wonderful world where magic, beasts and humans coexist, this adorable pop-up will feature 9 holes where golfers will encounter everything from spiders and toads to portals and pumpkins. Good luck and have fun!
When: Until May 31st, 2023
Where: Springbank Links Golf Club – 25 Hackamore Trail, Calgary
Prepare to be dazzled, Calgary! This week, grab a friend, a family member or a hot date, and take in the beautiful lights along 14th street. Dress warm, grab a hot chocolate and enjoy Calgary’s incredible display – for free! You won’t regret it!
When: Until January 7th, 2023
Where: Confederation Golf Course – 14th Street NW, Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 12 am
Feeling festive? Featuring dancers from the Alberta Ballet Company and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, The Nutcracker is back and better than ever. A long-standing tradition and a family favourite, tickets are sure to go quickly – so don’t hesitate to check out the link above!
When: Friday, December 16th – 24th
Where: 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary
Time: See times above
Haven’t checked out the Science Centre in a while? This week, check out the Goodnight Moon immersive experience. Never before shown in a digital gallery – each presentation will actually pull Calgarians into the story where they can interact with characters and images from the author’s wholesome universe.
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
There you have it, Calgary – the 10 best things to do this week. Now get out there and enjoy yourselves, you deserve it.