Happy Monday and congrats on making it through another wild weekend. This time around those looking to get out and about can waddle with cuddly animals, wander exhibits or grab a beer at a hockey game. Ready to get into it? Here are 10 exciting things to do in and around Calgary over the next few days!

Da Vinci: The Exhibition 

 

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This week, a new immersive experience will take you back in time! Described as a hands-on examination of the artist’s life and research, this experience will feature 60 fully-built life-sized inventions, more than 20 studies and dozens of beautiful displays.

When: Monday, January 22nd – May 5th, 2024
Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre – 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Cost: $26

Big Winter Classic

Featuring local and national artists, Calgary presents the 2024 Big Winter Classic – a performance series meant to keep you warm throughout the colder months! Over four loud, exciting days, check out various venues around the inner city for concerts, art, and fun.

When: Wednesday, January 24th-28th, 2024
Where: See venues above
Cost: Free+

Sponsored pick: JW Health

Is wellness part of your 2024 resolution? Well, JW Health is all about maintaining your health on your terms. Think of a doctor’s office enhanced with cutting-edge technology and ample time for you to be heard. JW Health offers both virtual and in-person consultations, available from the same to the next day, and always on-time. Plus, they provide all essential primary care services for you and your family.

When: Open 7 days a week | 7 am-7 pm on Monday to Friday and 9 am-5 pm on weekends
Where: 1620 29 St NW, Calgary, AB
Cost: $3480 annually for adults

Calgary Flames vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Let’s go Flames! Toss on a jersey and head over to the Saddledome where you’re encouraged to grab a pocket dog and a beer, then cheer Calgary to victory. For their tickets to their Tuesday game against Columbus head to the link above.

When: Thursday, January 25th, 2024
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $34+

Winsport

Not everyone is comfortable on a pair of skis – but never fear. You can still enjoy the cold air and fresh powder at Winsport! This week, bundle up and head out for an incredible adrenaline-inducing activity. You’re going to have a blast!

Where: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary
Time: See times above
Cost: $29+

Olympic Plaza

Lace up your skates! There’s nothing better than an icy rink in the winter months! This week, hit Olympic Plaza and enjoy a lap or two in the inner city – for FREE! Enjoy!

Where:  228 8 Ave. SE, Calgary
Cost: FREE

Tobogganing

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!

Banff SnowDays Festival

Celebrating the winter season, the Banff SnowDays Festival in Alberta will bring a series of ice-cold experiences to everyone’s favourite mountain town! This week, guests should expect to see large crowds, enthusiastic visitors, and tons of powder, packed and used for everything from wacky sporting events to tobogganing.

When: Until February 4th, 2024
Where: Banff, Alberta
Cost: 
FREE+

Banff Upper Hot Springs

Feeling stressed? Banff’s upper hot springs overlook the tiny mountain town and are the best way to wind down this season. Adults can check it out for just $16.50!

Where: 1 Mountain Ave, Banff, AB
Cost: $16.50+

Penguin Walk

Walk, waddle, we can’t wait! This week, check out the Calgary Zoo for its daily Penguin Walk! This event is weather permitting, so make sure you check out their website before heading out!

When: Until mid-March 2024 (weather depending)
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 10:30 am
Cost: $34.95

And there it is, friends! 10 things to do in Calgary this week. It’s sure going to be a busy one!