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7 Super Fun Things To Do In Calgary This Weekend, August 7-10

The weekend is almost here!

Hope you're up for an adventure because Calgary is a happening place this weekend. There are tons of things going on in and around the city that you need to be a part of. Don't you worry, we narrowed it down to seven must-do activities. These things to do in Calgary won’t disappoint, trust us.

The short work week is almost over and you know what that means. It’s time to start planning your weekend in YYC. 

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The long weekend was amazing and it may be hard to top it but we can try. 

There are tons of things going on around the city that you need to do. 

From chill patio vibes to adventurous hikes, we narrowed it down to seven things that need to be on your weekend bucket list. 

Whether you're looking to do all or one of these activities, there’s bound to be something that tickles your fancy. 

Now all you need to do is finish the week off strong and get on your group chat to start making plans. 

We only get two glorious days off so we need to make the most of them while we can. 

Corn Maze at Calgary Farmyard

Price: $16.95

Address: 284022 Township Rd. 224, Rocky View, AB

Why You Need To Go: Corn mazes aren’t just for the fall time. The city's largest corn maze is the perfect afternoon activity and from now until the end of October, it's all yours to explore. This is some seasonal fun we can get behind.

Edworthy Falls & Elbow Lake

Address: Kananaskis Trail, Kananaskis, AB

Why You Need To Go: It’s time to cool off. This path will bring you to a secret waterfall and a bright blue lake. It's the perfect afternoon activity and you’ll get your weekend workout in.

Sunflower Maze

Price: $10

Address: Range Rd. 14, Bowden, AB

Why You Need To Go: There are almost 500,000 sunflowers in this sunflower maze and each one is more beautiful than the last. It’s the perfect place to go if you need to beef up your Instagram grid or are just looking for a little outdoor time. Just be sure to be respectful of the surroundings.

Cobb’s Adventure Park

Price: $19.75

Address: 1500 84 St. N.E., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: We hope you like kangaroos. Cobb’s has tons of little babies and adults that you can play with. A quick little animal snuggle is all you need to make your weekend amazing.

Visit Calgary’s Best Viewpoint 

Price: Free

Address: Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: One of the best lookouts in Calgary is hidden in plain sight. The historic Centre Street Bridge is an amazing spot to catch some iconic Calgary skyline views. Whether you do it at sunrise or sunset, the lookout point is worth it and you’ll definitely want to bring your camera.

Hit Up The Patio Pool at Hotel Arts

Price: $20+

Address: 119 12 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Patio drinks anyone? It’s been hot in the city recently which means it’s time for some poolside drinks. This place is like no other and actually houses a pool that is perfect for lounging. It’s ideal if you want a relaxing weekend of doing nothing but working on the tan.

Get Educated 

Price: Free

Why You Need To Go: There are 15 public libraries around the city that are open and waiting for you to come and explore. Take a friend or two and pick a book for one another. It’s a great way to find a new read and explore some of the city.