We hope that you’ve all had a wonderful weekend full of fun, friends and some serious RNR, but it’s time to get back into it! From the solar eclipse to food festivals, here are just 10 things to do in Calgary this week.

Solar Eclipse at the U of C

It’s here! This Monday watch as the sun’s light is blocked by the moon. Head over to the U of C for a pop-up spectacular where you can enjoy the Solar Eclipse with like-minded Calgarians.

When: Monday, April 8th, 2024
Where: University of Calgary, Green Space #7
Time: 11:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Cost: Free

Filipino Restaurant Month

Meant to “highlight the unique variety of Filipino food and ingredients and the talent of Filipino chefs throughout Canada,” the third annual Filipino Restaurant Month has officially kicked off. For all participating locations, hit the link above.

When: Until April 30th, 2024
Where: See restaurants above
Cost: Varies

Solar Eclipse at the TELUS Science Centre

In participation with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, TELUS Spark Science Centre will also be hosting a Solar Eclipse event! Interested? Check it out on Monday, April 8th, 2024 with your friends and family or special someone.

When: Monday, April 8th, 2024
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Time: 11:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Cost: $26+

Mirror Mirror

There’s not much time left, Calgary! This week is your last chance to let your imagination run wild at Moment Factory’s big adventure, ‘Mirror Mirror!’ Surrounded by colour and whimsical images, this immersive experience is not one to be missed.

When: Until April 14th, 2024
6455 Macleod Trail, Calgary
Cost: $16+

Da Vinci: The Exhibition 

Love art and history?! This week check out Da Vinci: The Exhibition at TELUS Spark. 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: Until May 5th, 2024
Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre – 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Cost: $26

Esker Foundation

Never been to the Esker Foundation Modern Art Gallery? You are in for a treat! This week, check out locally sourced pieces and incredible exhibits all for free!

Where: The Esker Foundation, 1011 9 Ave SE 4th floor, Calgary, AB T2G 0H7
Cost: FREE

Prohibition Bar Comedy Night 

Nothing brings people together like laughter and alcohol. This week, enjoy a drink, a bite to eat and a comedy show featuring locally renowned funny folk. Enjoy!

When: Wednesday, April 10th, 2024
Where: 720 17 Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $11+

Spring Ghost Tours

Can’t wait for October? You’re in luck. This Wednesday, mix and mingle during Heritage Park’s Spring Ghost Tours. Prepare to be spooked, friends! 

When: Wednesday, April 10th, 2024
Where: 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Calgary, Alberta
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Cost: $22+


Pop some corn and grab the whole family! Cineplex Canada’s Family Favourites deal is back and every Friday this April you can enjoy a popular title for just $3.99. This weekend check out The Boy and the Heron.

When: Friday, April 12th, 2024
Where:  See Cineplex locations near you above
Cost: $3.99+

Journey to the 80s

This week, Calgarians are encouraged to enjoy a lively musical Inspired by the 80s! For more information or to get your tickets now, check out the link above!

When: Wednesday, April 10th – 11th, 2024
Where: 1002 – 37th Street SW Calgary, AB
Cost: $75+

There you have it, folks. 10 events happening in Calgary this week. Now get out and enjoy yourselves! You deserve to have some fun!