10 Exciting Things to Do Around Calgary This Week

10 Exciting Things to Do Around Calgary This Week

Explore Calgary’s cultural scene with captivating films, delicious cuisine, and thrilling events this week!

Looking for excitement and adventure in Calgary? Look no further! Another weekend has passed, but the thrill continues with a plethora of events and activities waiting for you in and around the city. Whether you’re a culture enthusiast, a foodie, or simply seeking some fun, Calgary has something for everyone. Let’s explore the top 10 things happening in Calgary this week that you won’t want to miss.

10 Exciting Things to Do Around Calgary This Week

1. Calgary Underground Film Festival

Experience the magic of cinema at the Calgary Underground Film Festival! Running until April 28th, this festival promises a captivating lineup of thought-provoking films and compelling narratives. From indie gems to avant-garde masterpieces, there’s something to ignite your imagination and stir your soul. Don’t miss out on this cinematic extravaganza at 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary.

When: Until April 28th, 2024

Cost: $10+

2. Glenbow at the Edison

Step into a world of wonder at Glenbow’s latest exhibit, “Building Black Civilizations: Journey of 2,000 Ships.” Marvel at intricate LEGO creations that reimagine ancient African kingdoms and explore the fascinating history of Mansa Abu Bakr II’s 14th-century sea voyage. Admission is free, so head to 150 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, before May 19th to embark on this enlightening journey.

When: Until May 19th, 2024

Cost: FREE

3. Da Vinci: The Exhibition

Delve into the genius of Leonardo da Vinci at TELUS Spark Science Centre. This immersive exhibition offers a hands-on exploration of the legendary artist’s life and work, featuring over 60 fully-built life-sized inventions and captivating displays. Discover the mind behind the Mona Lisa and unlock the secrets of innovation until May 5th at 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary.

When: Until May 5th, 2024

Cost: $26

4. Spring Ghost Tours

Get ready for spine-chilling thrills at Heritage Park’s Spring Ghost Tours! Transport yourself to a realm of mystery and intrigue as you explore the park’s haunted history under the cover of night. Join fellow thrill-seekers on April 24th from 7 pm to 9 pm at 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Calgary for an unforgettable paranormal experience.

When: Wednesday, April 24th, 2024

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

Cost: $22+

5. Calgary Expo 2024

Geek out at the Calgary Expo, the ultimate celebration of pop culture and fandom! From celebrity appearances to cosplay competitions, this event promises non-stop entertainment for enthusiasts of all ages. Secure your tickets now for April 25th to 28th at 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, and immerse yourself in a world of fantasy and fun.

When: Thursday, April 25th – 28th, 2024

Where: 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary

Cost: $22+

6. Filipino Restaurant Month

Indulge your taste buds in the rich flavors of Filipino cuisine during the third annual Filipino Restaurant Month. Explore a diverse array of culinary delights at participating restaurants across Calgary until April 30th. From savory adobo to mouthwatering halo-halo, savor the taste of the Philippines right here in your city.

When: Until April 30th, 2024

Cost: Varies

7. International Jazz Days Festival

Feel the rhythm and groove to the soulful sounds of jazz at the International Jazz Days Festival. Celebrate the artistry of musicians from around the world as they take the stage at various venues throughout Calgary. Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the music from April 26th to 30th and experience the magic of jazz firsthand.

When: Friday, April 26th – 30th, 2024

Where: Various destinations

Time: See times above

Cost: Varies

8. Candlelight Concert: A Tribute to Adele

Experience an enchanting evening of music with a Candlelight Concert tribute to Adele. Let the soothing melodies and flickering candlelight transport you to a realm of pure bliss and emotion. Join fellow fans on April 26th at 1009 15 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, for a mesmerizing tribute to one of the greatest voices of our time.

When: Friday, April 26th, 2024

Time: 9:30 pm

Cost: $58+

9. Savanna Spring Show Home Event

Discover your dream home at Savanna’s Spring Show Home Event! Explore modern showhomes and experience the unparalleled luxury of Calgary’s premier master-planned community. Join us on Saturday, April 27th from 12 – 4 PM for live entertainment, food trucks, and exclusive giveaways. Don’t miss your chance to find your perfect home in the heart of Saddleridge.

When: Saturday, April 27th

Time: 12 – 4 PM

10. Limited 8-Week Steak Master’s Menu at Chop Steakhouse & Bar

Savor the finest cuts and culinary craftsmanship at Chop Steakhouse & Bar’s Steak Master’s Menu. Indulge in a tantalizing array of gourmet dishes, expertly prepared and perfectly paired with your favorite wines. Available for a limited time only, this culinary extravaganza is not to be missed. Treat yourself to an unforgettable dining experience at one of 17 locations across Canada.

When: Limited 8-week Steak Master’s Menu starting on April 18th, 2024


From captivating films to mouthwatering cuisine, Calgary offers a kaleidoscope of experiences waiting to be discovered. Whether you’re a culture vulture, a food connoisseur, or simply seeking some excitement, there’s no shortage of adventures to embark on in the city this week. So, why wait? Step out of your comfort zone and immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Calgary’s cultural landscape.

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