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8 Fabulous & Not Boring Things To Do This Weekend In Calgary, October 9-11

Wasn't it just Monday two seconds ago? This week has gone by super fast but we aren't mad about it. As always, we're here to bring you some fabulous things to do in Calgary this weekend. Get out that planner. 

This weekend is Thanksgiving long weekend which means it's time to unwind, eat, and do something fun. 

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There are some amazing things going on to keep you busy. 

From must-try eats to spooky Halloween events, we got is all on this list. 

The long weekend is all about spending time with the people you love. Whether that's your friends and family or a partner, you should plan to be with others and these events are worth sharing. 

You deserve the time off so make the most of it while you can. Much like September, it could be over in the blink of an eye. 

Pasta Party 

When: Now until Saturday, October 31

Why You Need To Go: All month long, there’s a massive pasta party going on in the city. Altogether, 11 restaurants from around YYC have come together to make specialty pasta. Carbs are definitely your friend.

Hotel Getaway 

Price: Starting at $139

Address: 1 Juniper Way, Banff, AB

Why You Need To Go: Just outside of Banff is one of the coziest places ever. The Juniper Hotel is a hidden gem that has everything from cozy bistros, hot tubs, and mountain views. This week has been hard and you deserve a getaway.

Try a New Pizza

Price: Starting at $16.50

Address: 1304 10 Ave. S.W., Calgary AB

Why You Need To Go: Pickle pizza is a thing and you need to try it. Pizza Face YYC was ranked in a top 10 list that included restaurants from all across Canada so you know it’s good.

Doughnuts That Make You Go Nuts 

Price: $18 for a dozen

Address: Order online

Why You Need To Go: Ritual Doughnuts just released their winter menu and it’s drool-inducing. From Skor and Cookie Butter to Spiced Caramel Apple Fritter, these winter-inspired treats will make your weekend iconic.

Visit The Brand New High Park

Address: 340 10 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: This 200-meter wooden boardwalk looks like Rainbow Road on Mario Kart. Bursting with colour, it’s the perfect place to hang out. Bring a charcuterie board and hang out with your friends for the afternoon as you people-watch from six storeys up.

Fall Harvest Dinner 

Price: Starting at $34.95

When: Sunday, October 11

Address: 210 St. George's Dr. N.E., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: The Calgary Zoo is hosting a huge harvest dinner extravaganza. Spend the afternoon exploring the zoo and afterwards, enjoy a four-course turkey dinner. If you don’t want to eat it there, take out options are available.

Exclusive Ramen 

Address: 824 1 Ave. N.E, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Shiki Menya is a happening and hot ramen spot in the city. Everything is homemade including the broth and the noodles. They only serve 150 bowls a day so get in while you can.

Drive-In Halloween 

Price: $50 per car

When: Starting Saturday, October 10

Address: Parkade level, New Horizon Mall, 260300 Writing Creek Cres., Balzac, AB

Why You Need To Go: There’s drive-in Halloween experience is coming to Calgary. You get to choose from four different experiences that'll leave you shaking in fear. While the things that haunt that grounds won't be able to touch you from the safety of your car, they can still scare you.

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