It's the first weekend of the new year, and in Calgary, we're kicking things off with a bang. With these 6 things to do in Calgary this weekend, there's no way that your days off will go to waste. Before it's back to reality on Monday, you deserve to have a little fun.

Calgary has been a world of holiday wonder over the past few weeks. While those days may be over, there's still so much fun to be had in this city.

Before we feast our eyes on the giant floating moon this month or have a whimsical tea party inside a dome this spring, it's time to see what else the city has in store for us.

We've made our resolutions, now it's time to fulfill them. Luckily, there are places offering free workout classes and fitness weekends in Calgary if your 2020 goal is to get in shape.

If your resolution is to get out more this year, you can start by partying the night away with the biggest stars of RuPaul's Drag Race this Friday.

There's no shortage of things to do in Calgary this weekend, so without further delay, here they are.

Southwood Winter Festival

Price: Free

When: Saturday, January 4,  12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Address: 11 Sackville Dr SW, Calgary, AB 

Why You Need To Go: Enjoy a beautiful snowy weekend in Calgary with free skating and shinny, sleigh rides, crafts and more. Admission is free but a donation to the Calgary Food Bank is requested.


Tool Shed Brewery Tour & Tasting

Price: $15

When: Saturday, January 4,  12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Address: Tool Shed Brewing Co., 801 30 St NE, Calgary

Why You Need To Go: Beer lovers will get to enjoy a 90-minute brewery tour, followed by a complete tasting in the taproom. A fun and cheap way to spend an afternoon.


Free Weekend at WinSport

Price: Free

When: Saturday, January 4 & Sunday, January 5

Address: Winsport Performance Training Centre, 151 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary

Why You Need To Go: Start your resolutions strong by working out at this gym for free all weekend long. Use all the facilities and take classes without spending a dime.


ICED 2020: Glitter & Gold

Price: $29.99 and up

When: Friday, January 3 at 8 p.m.

Address: Cowboys Dance Hall, 421 12th Ave. SE, Calgary

Why You Need To Go: Party the night away with RuPaul's Drag Race stars Violet Chachki, Kim Chi and Naomi Smalls. Dress code -  glitter and gold! You can also pay extra for meet and greets.


Mesmerica 360 Calgary

Price: $13 to $47

When: Saturday, January 4 at 5:45 p.m.

Address: The Dome Theatre, TELUS Spark, 220 St. George's Drive NE, Calgary 

Why You Need To Go: This breathtaking projection experience will take you on a "fantastic journey into awe-inspiring imaginary landscapes." It's suitable for families and kids of all ages.


Free Class Day at Free Spirit Dance

Price: Free

When: Saturday, January 4

Address: Free Spirit Dance, 112 16 Ave NW, Calgary

Why You Need To Go: This dance and fitness studio for adults will have free classes all day long. Classes include Pump & Groove, Buti Yoga, Beach Body Barre and Booty Lift Triple Threat.

This popular event is first come, first serve, so you better show up early.


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