Happy Thursday, party people. With a mixed bag of sun, cloud and thunder in the forecast there are a ton of fun events happening in and around the city to get you out – or bring you in the from the rain! From markets to concerts and more – here are 10 things to do this weekend in Calgary!
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Back with an amazing lineup of artists from a number of genres and backgrounds, Calgary’s Sled Island will take over this weekend. Get ready – this year is expected to be quite a delight!
When: Wednesday, June 21st – June 25th, 2023
Where: Venues around Calgary
Want to do something extra special this weekend? 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
Every weekend until September 2nd, Calgarians can spend an evening under the stars filling their bags with artisan goods and their stomachs with food and drinks from one of the attraction’s tasty eateries. From clothing to art, Heritage Park’s Night Market will practically have it all, making it what we can only describe as a ‘one-size fits all event,’ and it’s totally FREE!
When: Every weekend until September 2nd, 2023
Where: 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W., Calgary
Time: 3 pm – 9 pm
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
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
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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: Saturday, June 17th – mid-September 2023
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7V6
It’s game time! This weekend, grab a beer and cheer the Calgary Stampeders to victory at McMahon Stadium! For more information or to snag some tickets, head over to the link above!
When: Saturday, June 24th, 2023
Where: 1817 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary
Time: 5 pm
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
Located in Drumheller, Barney’s has a variety of very different activities for the entire family. With a petting zoo, a corn maze, tire swings, ziplining, giant slides, an obstacle course, and a dino-walk with life-sized dinosaurs, this place really has it all.
Where: AB-838, Drumheller, AB
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
It’s going to be a spicy weekend! If you’re in need of somewhere to beat the heat consider checking out one of the many spray parks, outdoor or wading outdoor pools throughout Calgary.
And there you have, it friends – 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. Now get yourselves out there and enjoy yourselves.