It’s Friday eve! Whether you’re in need of a break or want to celebrate another job well done, the next few days are looking mighty bright! From St. Patrick’s Day events to immersive exhibits and a hockey game, here are 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend.

Starlight Skating by the Bow

Fort Calgary has a new outdoor rink and this weekend you can check it out after dark! Bring your skates, your friends, family or special someone and enjoy! it’s going to be ‘lit.’

When: Saturday, March 16, 2024
Where: 750 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
6 pm – 8 pm 

The Back Alley

Ready to kick off St. Patrick’s Day with a bang? Calgary’s iconic club is back with their greenest party of the year and it’s going to be rowdier than ever. With music, photographers and drinks, this massive gathering kicks off on Friday, March 15, 2024. Don’t miss it!

When: Friday, March 15th, 2024
Where: 4630 Macleod Trail, Calgary

Sponsored pick: Calgary Roughnecks St. Patrick’s Day Game

Get ready to groove in green at the Calgary Roughnecks St. Patrick’s Day game! Brace yourself for the biggest St. Patrick’s Day Party in the city, with beats from a live DJ, concourse games, and a halftime spectacle starring Low Tide. The party doesn’t stop there – post-game fun at the TELUS Club with green brews, infectious tunes, and the Riggers rocking exclusive St. Patrick’s-themed jerseys!

When: Friday, March 15, 2024
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE | Afterparty in the TELUS Club
Time: Game starts at 7:00 PM – Doors open at 6:00 PM
Cost: Starting at $30

Mirror Mirror

It’s been extended, Calgary! This weekend, and every day until April 14th, let your imagination run wild at Moment Factory’s latest 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: $18+

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Sponsored pick: The Real McKenzies

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day authentically with good food and good tunes by Canada’s favourite Celtic punk band The Real McKenzies. They will be playing on Sunday, March 17th alongside Brutal Youth at Calgary’s own Modern Love pub. Get your tickets online for a night of music, celebration, and shamrocks!

When: Sunday, March 17th, 2024 at 5 PM
Where: Modern Love, 613 11 Ave SW
Cost: $30.50 general admission

The Beach Boys of Summer

Toss on your Tommy Bahama! This weekend, Calgarians are encouraged to enjoy a lively musical Inspired by the Beach Boys! For more information or to get your tickets now, check out the link above!

When: Until March 23rd, 2024
Where: 1002 – 37th Street SW Calgary, AB
Cost: $75+


Let’s go! This weekend catch Lucki at the Grey Eagle Resort and Casinos’s Event Centre. Love live music? Tickets are still available and can be purchased at the link above.

When: Sunday, March 17th, 2024
Where: Event Centre at Grey Eagle Resort and Casino – 3775 Grey Eagle Dr, Tsuut’ina, Alberta
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $59+

The Shamrock Shaker

Get ready! Once again, the Bust Loose Shamrock Shaker Club crawl will return. Those who are feeling adventurous are encouraged to climb aboard the city’s most recognizable party bus and embark on an adventure to four of the biggest and best celebrations on St. Patrick’s Day. Have fun and enjoy!

When: Saturday, March 16th-17th, 2023
Where: See starting points above
Time: 6: 30 pm
Cost: $25+

Da Vinci: The Exhibition 

You’ve still got time! This weekend check out TELUS Spark’s new immersive Da Vinci experience! 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

Calgary Flames

This weekend, toss on a jersey and head over to the Saddledome where you’re encouraged to grab a pocket dog and a beer, then cheer the Flames to victory. For tickets to their game against Montreal hit the link above and enjoy!

When: Saturday, March 16th, 2024
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Time: 5 pm
Cost: $42

St. Patrick’s Day at the Rec Room

Feeling lucky? This weekend The Rec Room will be throwing a huge St. Patrick’s Day party and you’re invited! To learn more or get your ticket, check out the link above! It’s going to be rowdy.

When: Sunday, March 17th, 2023
Where: 1180-901 64 Ave NE, Calgary, AB
Time: 7 pm
Cost: Free

Whew, there you have it, friends. 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. What will you check out first?