The weekend has come to an end, but there’s plenty going on this week to take your mind off the Monday scaries! From concerts to food festivals, outdoor activities and more here are 10 of the best to do in Calgary this week!
It’s here! From 21-foot-tall giraffes and snakes made entirely of plants, Wildscapes at the Calgary Zoo is a topiary event that will feature large living sculptures that have been hand-crafted to look like familiar creatures. Get tickets at the link above!
When: Until mid-September 2023
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7V6
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This week, snuggle a kangaroo or two, go axe throwing, and place a bet on a round of minigolf! Cobb’s Adventure Park is set to open for the season and in our opinion, there’s really no better way to get outdoors than this.
Where: 1500 84th Street NE, Calgary
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
Those looking to explore, lounge, and experience something new can do so to the soundtrack of their choosing, from behind the paddle of a glowing boat. Gear up and head down for the magical glowing kayak experience on Waterfront Park.
When: Open now
Where: Waterfront Park – 5225 101 St NW, Calgary
Cost: $35+ / hour
They’re back! This week, Blink 182 will take Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome and music lovers will not want to miss it. For more information and tickets, check out the link above.
When: Friday, June 30th, 2023
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time: 7:30 pm
From the folks who brought us YYC Hot Chocolate Fest comes a tasty event of unique creations, fantastic flavours, and tasty toppings. For the second year in a row, Calgary’s Summer Scoop Fest will take Calgary by the cone – all in the name of a good cause.
When: Friday, June 30th – July 7th, 2023
Cost: Price varies
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A little competition never hurt anyone right? This week those looking for a day of fun and sun are encouraged to check out Winsport’s 18-hole course. Good luck and enjoy.
Where: 168 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
What’s the best way to cool off this week? Well by floating the Bow, of course! Grab your pals, a dingy, and some snacks then hit either of Calgary’s winding rivers. Kick back and enjoy the warmth on your face and the water on your toes on an obligatory springtime adventure.
Costumes, photos and behind-the-scenes footage! This week you can check out the National Music Centre’s Nickelback exhibit! Featuring instruments and other items that belong to Canada’s best-selling rock group, fans are going to love it!
When: Until February 2024
Where: 850 4 St. SE, Calgary, AB
Love food, shopping and fresh air? This artisan market will be THE place! Support the community in a safe and fun environment and grab some grub at the food trucks!
When: Wednesdays and Saturdays
Where: 1221 2 St SW, Calgary, AB | 1627 10 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Time: see times above
Fresh veggies and fruit shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg – luckily this week, those in a bind will have one more place where they can eat better and spend less. Set to reopen every Thursday, the Calgary Open Market will sell fresh produce and desserts, eggs, bread coffee and more for pay-what-you-can prices.
When: Every Thursday
Where: Meadowlark Park Community Association – 623 58 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB
Time: 5 pm – 8 pm
And here you have it, friends. 10 things to do this week in Calgary! Enjoy yourselves out there.