Get ready, friends! Monday, September 5th is hot on our heels which means so is an extra day of freedom, fun and excitement! Not sure how to spend your long weekend? We’ve got you! From outdoor activities to annual festivities, here are 8 things to do in Calgary on Labour Day in 2022.
Floats, performers and more! This Labour Day check head over to Cochrane for their annual Parade, which kicks off at 10 am sharp. Bring your fold-out chairs, your families and a smile and enjoy a colourful morning in the streets!
Where: See route here
Time: Pre-parade 9 am | Main event 10 am
A little competition never hurt anybody, right? This upcoming Monday, proceed with caution to Winsport Canada and go head to head on their 1,800 meters downhill go-kart track! The ‘loser’ buys the other a drink afterward!
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary
“On September 11, 2001, the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.” This Labour Day, Broadway Across Canada will debut their Fall 2022 show Come From Away, and you won’t want to miss it! To snag your tickets, head to the link above and enjoy!
Where: 1002 37 Street SW, Calgary
Time: 8 am
From Jasper to Waterton, Alberta has some beautiful beaches. No, we don’t have coconut trees and year-round heat, but we do have sand and occasionally comfortable sun. Click the link above and see which provincial spots are our favourites!
What’s the best way to cool off this week? Well by floating the Bow or the Elbow, of course! Grab your pals, a dingy, and some snacks then hit either of Calgary’s winding rivers. Kick back and enjoy the warmth on your face and the water on your toes on an obligatory summertime adventure.
It’s tradition! This upcoming Monday watch as the Calgary Stampeders and Edmonton Elks go head to head in an annual battle of Alberta. For more information or to snag your tickets, head over to the link above! It’s going to be a good game!
Where: 1817 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary
Time: 2:30 pm
Located just outside of Red Deer, Alberta, the Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash park is THE place for sizzling summer days. With launch pads, trampolines, an obstacle course, slides, a 15-foot tower, and more – this ginormous floating playground is truly one of a kind.
Where: Bay #1, 5100 Lakeshore Drive– Sylvan Lake, Alberta
It’s back! This weekend, experience the Rockies unlike ever before with an Open Top Tour! From the backseat of a uniquely vintage vehicle, guests will learn about the area’s active wildlife, the area’s colourful history, and their fellow passengers with the help of an interpretive guide.
Looking to do something a little more fast-paced this Labour Day? Adrenaline junkies are encouraged to ride the coaster or eat all the carnival food their stomachs can handle at Calgary’s Calaway Park which is now open to the public.
Where: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary
And there you have it, folks! 8 things to do in Calgary this Labour Day! It’s going to be a good one, we can feel it!