Thursday already? 2 days of freedom and fun are just around the corner, but how will you spend it?! Not sure what to do or where to go? Here are 10 of the very best things to do this weekend in Calgary.

SHOP THE FARMERS AND MAKERS MARKET 

 

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Want to get out and about this Saturday? If you’re looking to get some fresh air, the Farmers and Makers Market is the place to be! 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

SEE 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL

Love Dolly?! Based on the 1980 hit movie, Stage West presents their 2023 production of 9 To 5 The Musical. For tickets and showtimes head to their website above!

When: Until June 25th, 2023
Where: Stage West, 727 – 42 Ave SE, Calgary
Cost: $75+

SPONSORED PICK: SCORE UP TO 90% OFF REGULAR RETAIL PRICES AT THIS LOCAL SHOP’S FIRST-ANNIVERSARY EVENT

Ready to add sustainability to your closet? Sell your gently used clothes for cash at Style Encore Calgary NW’s first-anniversary event this weekend from Friday, June 2 till Sunday, June 4. Find trendy items up to 90% off regular retail prices. A fashion lover’s dream come true!

When: Friday, June 2nd – 4th, 2023
Where: Style Encore Calgary – #178 8060 Silver Springs Blvd. Calgary NW

GO FOR A LEISURELY BIKE RIDE

Get out and enjoy the fresh air! From Fish Creek and Prince’s Island to Banff and Canmore, Calgary is blessed with hundreds of bike baths throughout the city, the mountains, and by the river. Want to see our faves? Check out the link above.

VISIT THE LITTLE MODERN MARKET

This weekend, check out the Little Modern Market – a celebration of local vendors, entrepreneurs, and artists, as well as the sunnier days ahead. From jewelry, clothing, decor, skincare, and more – check out their many, many booths, grab a bite to eat and enjoy!

When: Saturday, June 3rd, 2023
Where: 5302 Forand St SW, Calgary, AB
Time: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Cost: $5

WATCH HIGH-FLYING ACROBATS AT THE CIRCUS

Last chance! This weekend, step right up to The Royal Canadian International Circus and take in an exciting show that will delight the whole family.

When: Until June 4th, 2023
Where: 261055 Crossiron Blvd, Calgary
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $40+

GET SOME SUN AT THE LILAC FESTIVAL

Food, live music, drinks, local vendors, and sun! The annual Lilac Festival will return to 4th Avenue this Sunday and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. Don’t miss it!

When: Sunday, June 4th, 2023
Where: Between 12th Avenue South and Elbow Drive SW
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Cost: FREE

CHECK OUT WINSPORT’S MINI GOLF

A little competition never hurt anyone right? This weekend 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
Cost: $13+

RENT A GLOWING KAYAK

They’re back! With a single launch bay at the Waterfront Park, 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 launching this week in Calgary.

When: Launching Friday, June 1st, 2023
Where: Waterfront Park – 5225 101 St NW, Calgary
Cost: $35+ / hour

TAKE AN OUTDOOR YOGA CLASS 

Inhale, exhale, stretch and sweat at an all-ages free Yoga class in Stanley Park – after all, there’s really a no better way to spend an afternoon than by winding down and breathing in some fresh air with your toes in the grass.

When: Every Sunday
Where: Stanley Park
Time: 1 pm
Cost: Pay-what-you-can

And there you have it. 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend! Remember, be safe, have fun and enjoy yourselves!