The sun is shining and another week is upon us! After a few long days of sleeping in and chilling out, it’s time to wind things back up! From film festivals to performance openings, here are 10 wonderfully exciting things to do this week in Calgary!
WATCH HIGH-FLYING ACROBATS AT THE CIRCUS
Step right up, step right up. This week, The Royal Canadian International Circus will hit Calgary, presenting an exciting show that will delight the whole family. Don’t miss it!
When: Saturday, May 26th – June 4th, 2023
Where: 261055 Crossiron Blvd, Calgary
Time: 7 pm
WANDER A POP-UP GARDEN CENTRE
Have a green thumb? With wholesale prices, several locations across the city, and expert staff, the Glow Garden pop-ups are back! This annual shopping event is familiar to many and beloved by plant enthusiasts and admirers – so don’t miss it!
VISIT WITH THE ANIMALS AT COBB’S ADVENTURE PARK
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They’re back! This week, snuggle a kangaroo or two, go axe throwing, and place a bet on a round of minigolf! Cobb’s Adventure Park is open again 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
ATTEND THE CALGARY BLACK FILM FEST
Celebrating excellence and art, Calgarians are encouraged to check out the Black Film Festival this week. Pop some corn and check it out. It’s going to be a good year!
When: Friday, May 26th – 29th, 2023
Where: See locations above
Time: Various times
PURCHASE TICKETS FOR A HUGE CHARITY PARTY
Featuring drinks, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, live entertainment and a DJ, The Lewiston’s 7th Birthday charity party at Flores and Pine will not only get you on the dance floor and mingling with fun-loving Calgarians, it will also help raise money for the Love for Lewiston Foundation – an organization focused on raising awareness and funds for the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Community across Canada and The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Interested in attending? Get $25 each ticket with code CURIOCITY25 and enjoy!
When: Saturday, May 27th, 2023
Where: 254028 Bearspaw Road Calgary, AB T3L 2P7
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $25 off with code CURIOCITY25
HAVE A BEER ON A CALGARY PATIO
Whew! It’s been one long winter and if you’re like us, then you’re beyond ready to hit one of the many incredible patios in and around the city. Check out the link above for 10 of our favourite spots and enjoy!
VISIT THE CALGARY OPEN MARKET
Fresh veggies and fruit shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg – luckily this spring, 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
EXPLORE SPARK’S ‘WONDERSPACES’
Featuring extraordinary artwork from around the world, Calgarians are encouraged to check out Telus Spark’s new Wonderspaces exhibit. Don’t miss it – this stunning installation is unlike anything that we’ve ever seen.
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast
HANG OUT POOLSIDE
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This week, hit Calgary’s spring destinations for sun, fun and drinks! Hotel Arts is THE place to wind down and catch a tan any day of the week, so check it out and enjoy!
Where: 119 12 Ave SW Calgary, AB
HAVE A PICNIC
Food, booze, and fresh air? This May, grab the hand of someone special and enjoy an adorable meal under the sun. There really is no better way to celebrate the warmer weather than with a bottle of bubbly and your favourite person.
And there you have, it friends – 10 things to do in Calgary this week. Now get yourselves out there and enjoy yourselves!
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