The weekend is almost here and you know what that means, it's time to start planning what you'll get up to on your two glorious days off. There are tons of things to do in Calgary this weekend and to help you decide, we came up with a handy dandy list. 

Despite everything that is going on, there are tons of fun activities to do around the city this weekend. 

We recommend spending your Saturday and Sunday exploring the city. 

It's supposed to be a hot one this weekend so now is the perfect time to get on a comfy pair of shoes and hit the town.

Whether you bring a friend or just a good book, we came up with a list of iconic things for you to do this weekend. 

Even if you have your weekend planned, there's always room to squeeze one of these fun activities in.

You'll definitely want to bookmark this page for later. 

Now back to work!

Stretch Your Legs At Bowness Park

Why You Need To Go: This park hike spans 30 hectares and you can pretty much go wherever you want. We suggest bringing a picnic so you can take a break in the sun halfway through. There are tons of grassy spots that are perfect for soaking in the sun. 

Hit The Garden Patio At River Cafe

Address: 25 Prince's Island, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: If you’re looking to spend the weekend outdoors then why not do it on a garden-themed patio. It’s the perfect brunch spot to sip a mimosa or glass of rosé. There’s even charcuterie available. Need we say more?

Cool Off With A Sweet Bubble Tea 

Address: 455 16 Ave., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: The best way to beat the heat is with bubble tea. There are tons of bubble tea spots in the city but one of the best is Bubblemania. They even have sharable plates if you get hungry. 

Eat Plant Based Goodies At V Burger 

Address: 819 17 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: This 100% plant-based burger joint has some the best eats and milkshakes in town. Seriously, everything is plant-based. Eating vegan has never tasted this good. 

Try And Find Container Bar

Address: 1131 Kensington Rd. N.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: There’s a teeny tiny bar in an alleyway in the city. They have some of the best cocktails in town and dogs are welcome on the patio. It’s the perfect place if you want to get away from the crowd. 

Watch The Sunset 

Why You Need To Go: There is are a ton of spots around Calgary that give you the best view of the sky. Take a picnic and enjoy the beautiful colours of the sunset before the stars come out and the real light show begins. 

Eat Fair Food At Carnival Cafe

Address: 2650 36 St., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: We may not be able to go to carnivals this summer but that doesn’t mean we can’t eat like we’re at one. This spot has some of the best fair food around from wagyu-beef corndogs to cotton candy and loaded sandwiches. We suggest you go hungry. 

Sip A Cocktail At A Hidden Speakeasy 

Address: Basement of 115 2 Ave., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Calgary just got a new speakeasy located in a basement in Chinatown. The Paper Lantern has a cute tropical vibe that even sports adorable blow-up pool toys inside. The bartenders make a mean cocktail so be sure to plan a safe ride home.  


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