It’s a brand new week, a brand new month and the spirits are high. From markets and galleries, there are a ton of exciting ways to get out, about, and enjoying the weather. Here are 10 of the very best things to do in Calgary this week!
LOOK UP FOR ‘MAYBE METEOR SHOWER’
Pack the car with some blankets, snacks, and lookup for a spacey spectacle of meteors and madness! This Monday, as long as the sky is clear and everything lines up, Calgarians may be able able to catch the Tau Herculid Meteor Shower. Check out the link above for more information and don’t forget to make a wish!
When: Monday, May 30th
EXPLORE THE KENSINGTON NIGHT MARKET
The warmer weather is here, which means so are late-night walks, flip-flops, and sunny day activities! One of our favorites? The Kensington Night Market! If you’re a big fan like we are, hold on to your bags, because it all kicks off this Thursday!
When: Thursday, June 2nd
Where: 11th street and Kensignton Road NW Calgary
Time: 4pm – 9 pm
RIDE THE COASTER AT CALAWAY PARK
Looking to do something a little more fast-paced this weekend? Adrenaline junkies are encouraged to ride the coaster or eat all the carnival food their stomachs can handle at Calgary’s Calaway Park,
Where: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary
HAVE A BREW IN THE PARK
We hope you’re thirsty, Calgary because this week, Calgarians will be able to book public picnic tables and enjoy a European-style drink or two. Be safe, be responsible and have fun, friends!
BROWSE THE DUNVEGAN GARDEN CENTRE
Whether you choose to stretch those green thumbs or are just there to take a look, check out the Dunvegan Garden Centre! Located just southwest of Calgary at Granary Road, this larger-than-life greenhouse carries both indoor and outdoor plants, landscaping supplies, gardening tools, and a ton more.
Where: 226066 112 Street W, Foothills County
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
PLAY IN THE QUANTUM SANDBOX
The first of its kind in Canada, Spark’s permanent digital art gallery has opened a brand new exhibit that will take you to a whole new dimension. This week, check it out and say bon voyage to reality.
When: Now open
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Cost: Included in general admission ($26)
CHECK OUT GLENBOW MUSEUM’S TEMPORARY GALLERY
Looking for something low-key? This week, check out Calgary’s FREE Glenbow Museum popup exhibition space at the Edison. Featuring art from all over the world and right here in Alberta, this unique experience is certainly one you won’t want to miss!
Where: 150 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
OR WALK YOUR WAY THROUGH 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 – so go ahead and get that extra espresso shot in your coffee on the way there.
When: Open Wednesday to Sunday
Where: 701 11th Street SW
Cost: $10 for GA
WANDER THE COLUMBIA ICEFIELD SKYWALK
Up above the world so high, Albertans are once again encouraged to explore the one-of-a-kind Columbia Icefield Skywalk. This week experience the best that the Rockies have to offer from its wildlife, mountain views, cascading waterfalls, and history all from 918-feet in the air.
Where: Icefields Pkwy, Improvement District No. 12
HAVE A BEER ON A CALGARY PATIO
Whew! It’s been one long winter and if you’re like us, then you’re beyond ready to hit one of the many incredible patios in and around the city. Check out the link above for 10 of our favorite spots and enjoy!
There you have it, friends! 10 things to do in Calgary this week. Now get yourselves out there and enjoy yourself! The sun won’t be out forever