Another weekend is behind us but there is plenty to look forward to this time around. From food-centric events and concerts to a huge Taylor Swift dance party and markets, here are 10 wonderful things to do in Calgary this week.


Live music? What better way to celebrate another week? On May 8th, check out Foreigner at the Grey Eagle Event Centre! Tickets are still available at the link above. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Wednesday, May 8th, 2024
Where: Event Centre at Grey Eagle Resort and Casino – 3775 Grey Eagle Dr, Tsuut’ina, Alberta
Time: 8 pm
Cost: $211+

La Pizza Week

Last chance! La Pizza Week has returned and all over the city of Calgary, ovens will be hot and toppings will be plenty. Check out the link above to see the local restaurants participating in this year’s event!

When: Until May 7th, 2024
Where: See link above
Cost: Prices vary

Sponsored pick: Sport Chek Mother’s Day Run, Walk & Wheel

Before you enjoy the classic Mother’s Day brunch, why not lace up those sneakers and hit the pavement at the Sport Chek Mother’s Day Run, Walk & Wheel? This annual community event is a great way to have fun and stay active, all while sweating for a cause. The Sport Chek Mother’s Day Run supports Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities and the Calgary Health Foundation. Who doesn’t love fresh air and good vibes with a side of purpose on Mother’s Day?

When: Sunday, May 12, 2024
Where: All events will start in the east parking lot of Chinook Centre
Cost: $20-$60

Glow Garden Pop-up Centre

Shop until you drop! With wholesale prices and expert staff, the popup glow gardens are back! This annual shopping event is familiar to many and beloved by plant enthusiasts and admirers so don’t miss it! It’s going to be colourful!

When: Open now
Where: See locations here
Cost: Free

TSwift Dance Party: The Tortured Poets Department 

Love TTPD?! This Friday, dance your way through the eras and into the newest chapter of the icon’s career at Calgary’s big TSwift dance party!

When: Friday, May 10th, 2024
Where: The Back Alley – 4630 Macleod Trail Calgary
Time: 9 pm
Cost: $13+

Glenbow at the Edison

This week, visit Glenbow at the Edison in Calgary for an incredible exhibit built entirely out of LEGO entitled: Building Black Civilizations: Journey of 2,000 Ships. Described as a reimagining of ancient African kingdoms,’ this important display features four major works that explore the mysterious 14th-century sea voyage of Mansa Abu Bakr II, predecessor of Mansa Musa, ruler of the medieval empire of Mali.

When: Until May 19th, 2024
Where: 150 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Cost: FREE

The Inglewood Night Market

This Friday, vendors from all over the city will take Inglewood for their beloved night market! With a beer garden, food trucks, live music, and so much more. You will not want to miss it! Enjoy!

When: Friday, May 10th 2024
Where: 10 Ave and 10 Street SE
Time: 5 pm – 10 pm
Cost: Free

Contemporary Calgary 

This week, wander Contemporary Calgary – a modern museum with wide-open spaces and many a tale to tell. The best part? Admission is only $10!

When: Open Wednesdays to Sundays
Where: 701 11th Street SW
Cost: $10+

Mirror Mirror

It’s been extended! This week will be your last opportunity to let your imagination run wild at, ‘Mirror Mirror!’ Surrounded by colour and whimsical images, this immersive experience is not one to be missed.

When: Until May 26th, 2024
6455 Macleod Trail, Calgary
Cost: $16+


Fun for the whole family! Cineplex Canada’s Family Favourites deal is back and every Friday this May you can enjoy a popular title for just $3.99. This week check out Peter Rabbit 2

When: Friday, May 10th, 2024
Where:  See Cineplex locations near you above
Cost: $3.99+

So there you have it, 10 things to do in Calgary this week. It’s going to be a good one, we can feel it!