Friday is upon us and while it’s pretty crummy outside – there’s a whole lot happening this time around. From markets and block parties to exhibits and of course, Remembrance Day ceremonies, here are 10 of the very best things to do in Calgary this weekend.
VISIT THE INGLEWOOD HOLIDAY NIGHT MARKET
Jackets off, shoppers! This weekend, Calgarians are encouraged to hit a special indoor edition of the beloved Inglewood Night Market. From adorable vendors and live music, food and more you’re bound to have a wonderful time!
When: Friday, November 11th, 12th, 25th, 26th, 2022
Where: Quonset at Crossroads Market — 1235 26 Avenue SE
Time: 5 pm – 11 pm
ATTEND THE CEREMONY AT CALGARY’S FIELD OF CROSSES
This Friday visit Calgary’s field of crosses and pay your respects to the many that fought for our country. This is a two-part event, but whether you stop by on the 10th for their Night of Lights service or the 11th, you’re sure to be moved.
When: Friday, November 11th
Where: 200 Memorial Drive NW, Calgary
Time: See times here
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SPONSORED PICK: HIT THE EAST VILLAGE BLOCK PARTY
There might be a chill in the air, but that’s nothing that time by the fire, local food in your tum, & a crisp brew in your hand can’t fix! This Saturday East Village is throwing a Block by Block Party to celebrate the neighbourhood’s major glow-up of places, spaces & faces.
With local musicians & performances, drag by Birthday Girl, local bites from YYC Food Trucks, drinks at the Cold Garden Beer Garden, and plenty more, Block by Block Party has enough room, food, and fun for every family, friend & stranger that wants to swing by!
When: Saturday, November 12, 2022,
Where: 8th Ave & 4th St SE
Time: 1 pm – 6 pm
OR THE HANGER FLIGHT MUSEUM
Virtually or in person, attend the annual service held at the Hangar Flight Museum. Tune in to CTV to watch live footage of the moving morning service here, and honour our veterans both the past and present.
When: Friday, November 11th, 2022
Where: 4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, AB
Time: 10:57am – 11:30am
BE SWEET AT GRANARY ROAD’S CHOCOLATE FEST
Calgary’s sweetest shindig is here! This weekend, check out Granary Road’s Chocolate Fest. From brownies and cupcakes to hot chocolate and more – this delicious event is going to be the sweetest of the season – so check it out!
When: Saturday, November 12th – 13th, 2022
Where: 226066 112 St W, Foothills County, AB
VISIT THE MILLARVILLE CHRISTMAS MARKET
Last chance! Have no problem braving the cold? Head to the Millarville Market for a chilly November stroll! For only a few days this month, browse through everything from organic foods to household products and check a few things off of your Christmas to-do list!
When: Thursday, November 10th-13th, 2022
Where: 306097 192 Street West, Millarville, Alberta
Time: 9 am – 4 pm
EMBRACE YOUR INNER DANCING QUEEN
Bust out your Dynamo-inspired costume and don’t forget to stretch because this weekend, Calgarians will be encouraged to dance, jive, and have the best time of their lives at an elaborate Mamma Mia-themed popup on 17th Avenue. Check out the link above for more information!
When: Friday, November 12th, 2022
Where: 728 17 Ave SW, Calgary
WATCH THE FLAMES TAKE ON THE JETS
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. Puck drops at 8 pm!
When: Saturday, November 12th, 2022
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Time: 8 pm
EXPERIENCE ‘GOODNIGHT MOON’ UNLIKE EVER BEFORE
Feeling sentimental? This weekend re-live a childhood classic at TELUS Spark’s Goodnight Moon immersive experience. Never before shown in a digital gallery – each presentation will actually pull Calgarians into the story where they can interact with characters and images from the author’s wholesome universe.
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
COZY UP AT THE HEXAGON BOARDGAME CAFE
We’ve already established that it’s a bit chilly outside, but there’s no need to fret! This weekend, check out the Hexagon Boardgame Cafe for a coffee, a laugh and some cozy time indoors – but out of the house!
Where: #200 1140 Kensington Rd NW
Well, there you have it, Calgary – the 10 best things to do this weekend. Now get out there and enjoy yourselves, you deserve it.
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