From BBQs and camping trips to fireworks and walking tours, the next few days are going to be incredibly exciting! Not sure what’s happening over the next few days? Here are 12 things to do in Calgary this long weekend.

The Calgary Stampeders

Sun, fun, and football! This weekend grab a beer and your partner’s hand then cheer Calgary’s team to victory at McMahon Stadium! For more information or to snag some tickets, head over to the link above!

When: Saturday, June 29th, 2024
 1817 Crowchild Trail NW
Time: 5 pm
Cost: $21+

Canyon Ski Resort Summer Tube Slide 

Hang on tight! Canyon Ski Resort in Red Deer is an action-packed destination with Alberta’s first and only alpine coaster and the longest summer tube slide in Western Canada. This weekend, check it out and enjoy!

When: Open now
Where: 38433 Range Road 264A, Red Deer, Alberta
Cost: $5+

Sponsored pick: Spruce Meadows – The ‘North American’ 

Plan ahead! The ‘North American’ at Spruce Meadows is hot on our heels and will offer fun activities for the whole family! From July 3 to 7, experience top show jumping, the CGI Kids Zone with bouncy castles and mini barn animals, face painting with Pinnovate, live music and more! Plus, brand new this year: Huntley Oaks at the Sun Life Derby! Don’t miss the social party of the year, with a limited number of tickets in the Canada House VIP venuenext to the International Ring! Tickets start at just $10 for general admission, with reserved seating and VIP options available.

Where: Spruce Meadows
When: July 3 to 7
Cost: $10.00 and up

Discovery Canyon

Want to make a splash? Hit Discovery Canyon and sail the lazy river or go golfing on their course. There’s an entire day’s worth of fun stuff to do – for less!

When: Open now
Where: 3800 River Bend Drive Red Deer County, Alberta
Cost: Free + $6 tube rentals

Sponsored pick: Summer Showcase

Celebrate Canada Day weekend at the Pigeon Lake Music Festival Summer Showcase. Enjoy music, comedy, and family fun in a beautiful outdoor setting with on-site camping. Performing will be a 100% Canadian lineup with artists like Loverboy, Tom Cochrane, Sam Roberts Band, The Strumbellas, Serena Ryder, and more! There are activities to keep the kids entertained, food vendors to keep you fed, and daily happy hours with drinks starting as low as $3! Don’t forget to jump on some epic deals before they sell out.

When: Saturday, June 29th and Sunday, June 30th, 2024
Where: Pigeon Lake Festival Grounds, 473008 Range Road 10, Mulhurst
Cost: Day, Weekend and Early Bird Passes Available:
– Buy 2 weekend passes get the 3rd free
– Buy 4 weekend passes get a free campsite

Disney Animation: Immersive Experience

Step inside some of your favourite Disney scenes and see your favourite characters up close! This weekend, check out the Disney Animation: Immersive Experience, and extrodinarily wholesome exhibit.

When: Until August 18th, 2024
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary, AB
Cost: $34+


Pop some corn! Cineplex Canada’s Family Favourites deal is back and every Saturday this July you can enjoy a popular title for just $3.99.

When: Every Saturday this July
Where:  See Cineplex locations near you above
Cost: $3.99+

Heritage Park Canada Day

A parade, live concerts, performances, family activities and complimentary treats like birthday cake. This weekend, celebrate 60 years at Heritage Park and Canada’s birthday at Heritage Park.

When: Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where: 1900 Heritage Dr. SW
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Cost: $34+

City of Calgary Canada Day Fireworks

This weekend, check out Calgary’s annual fireworks display happening at Stampede Park. Bring lawn chairs, snacks and your loved ones, then get ready to celebrate!

When: Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where: Various locations
Cost: Free

Canada Day at the National Music Centre

This weekend, check out Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, where admission will be FREE thanks to ATB Financial.

When: Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where: 850 4 St SE, Calgary, AB
Cost: Free

The Confluence Historic Site and Parkland Canada Day

This weekend, enjoy an Indigenous showcase, Powwow, artisan Market, musical performances, and walking tours at Confluence Historic Site and Parkland (formerly Fort Calgary).

When: Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where: 750 9 Ave SE, Calgary
Time: 11 am – 11 pm
Cost: Free

Canada Day at St. Patrick’s Island 

Featuring music, theatre and activities, St. Patrick’s Island will have plenty of exciting things to do on Canada Day this year. Enjoy!

When: Monday, July 1st, 2024
Where: St. Patrick’s Island
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
Cost: Free

And there you have, it friends – 12 things to do in Calgary this long weekend. Now get yourselves out there and enjoy yourselves!