Happy new year! Congrats on making it through 2022 and another wild holiday season! As always, we hope you’re feeling rested and ready to take on the world because it’s going to be a busy few days with no time to waste! Not sure what’s happening? Here are 10 things to do this week in Calgary.
EXPLORE CALGARY ZOOLIGHTS ONE LAST TIME
We’re down to the wire, Calgary! Showcasing millions of lights, activities and so much more, Zoolights is back – but only until January 8th 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
Winter is in full swing and with a nip in the air and snow on the ground, we’re ready to hit the hills! This week, bundle up and check out 10 of the best toboggan destinations in the city!
CHECK OUT POTION PUTT: WIZARDRY MINI-GOLF
Feeling competitive? Let loose at Potion Putt an exciting mini-golf pop-up Inspired by a wonderful world where magic, beasts and humans coexist. Good luck and have fun!
Where: Springbank Links Golf Club – 25 Hackamore Trail, Calgary
HAVE A SKATE DATE AT OLYMPIC PLAZA
2022 may have come and gone but winter is sticking around well into the new year. This week, Calgarians are encouraged to check out Olympic Plaza, one of the city’s favourite (and most affordable), winter traditions
Where: 228 8 Ave. SE, Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 11 pm
OR ONE OF CALGARY’S ICE TRAILS
Feeling more ‘linear?’ This week, those really looking to get their feet into a pair of skates can also hit one of the two magical ice skating trails, now open within Calgary’s city limits.
CHECK OUT CANYON SKI RESORT’S GLOW TUBE NIGHT
Skiing isn’t for everyone and honestly, we get it. From the gear to the know-how, it can be a lot but luckily there’s an alternative! This Thursday or Friday night, check out Canyon Ski Resorts Glow Tube Night! An adrenaline-inducing evening of colourful lights and winter excitement.
When: Thursdays and Fridays (weather permitting)
Where: 38433 Range Road 264A, Red Deer Country, AB
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
WIND DOWN AT THE NORDIC SPA
Now that the Christmas craziness is behind us, why not spend a day at the Nordic Spa where you can totally unwind, disconnect and relax? From facials and massages, this alpine sanctuary has everything you’ll need to revamp before things pick right back up for 2023.
Where: 1 Centennial Dr, Kananaskis
Cost: Prices vary
EXPLORE THE LIONS PARK FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Last chance, 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
IMMERSE YOURSELF IN A CHILDHOOD CLASSIC
Haven’t been to 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
OR WATCH A FLAMES GAME
Pocket dogs, hockey jerseys and beer? What could be better? This week, cheer the flames to victory when they cheer on the New York Islanders at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
When: Friday, January 6th, 2023
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Whew, there you have it, friends, 10 things to do in Calgary this week! What will you check out first?
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