Things to do in Calgary this Weekend with Kids
Beakerhead is an exhibition of awe-inspiring artworks, fire-breathing contraptions and contemporary curiosities. It is a world stage for artists, engineers, designers, scientists, inventors and performers. It is a festival of creativity, ingenuity, technology and art of Brobdingnagian proportions. Beakerhead’s eclectic array of workshops, shows and community happenings are held throughout Calgary during the five-day festival, culminating in a one-night immersive, interactive, delightful Spectacle on September 21 at Prince’s Island Park!
Watch Toy Story 4 Under the Stars
We’re showing one of this year’s blockbusters, a movie we know you’ll love, no matter what your age – Toy Story 4 It’s FREE entry for everyone, so bring your lawn chairs and blankets, or, if you’d prefer to stay in your car, just tune into to our FM station for the event. CONCESSIONS | served all night | hotdogs | popcorn | candy | hot chocolate | cotton candy…and more
Applefest at Granary Road
Come celebrate apples at Granary Road! Vendors will have apple-themed products and foods and the market will have Orchard Fresh Apples, Apple Pies and More! The active Learning Park will be featuring the Orchard Tree House and as many different types of apples you can think of!
Harry Potter LEGO Event at Chapters Indigo
Calling all Wizards! Dress up as your favourite Harry Potter character and make your own LEGO Knight Bus. Plus, see what you can build with our DK inspiration cards!
Parksfest at Haultain Park
ParksFest is a free, public outdoor event, taking place in Haultain Park on Saturday September 21 from 1 – 4 p.m. This event will feature giant inflatable games, carnival food, stage performances, and fun playful swag.
Mobile Adventure Playground and Soccer Day
Join us for a FUN afternoon of activities, food and prizes! FREE and All Welcome! Including Mobile Adventure Playground by SECA PLAYS See myceca.ca/funday/ for schedule and more info.
Celebrate the First Anniversary of The Beach YYC
We have made it through our first year and invite you to come celebrate with us! We will have fun activities to come play and join in on all day, including beach volleyball, Spikeball, dodgeball, Crossnet and more! Kids of all ages are welcome to play! We will have our beach toys out, and our bouncy castle setup to play on. There will be a few snacks and refreshments all afternoon.
Super Soaker Wars at Trico Centre
Bring your super soaker and join in on the fun every Saturday night! It’s a fun way to get out with the kids, and enjoy yourself at the pool! You can bring your own waterguns, keep in mind that backpack style water guns are not permitted.
Kiwanis Apple Festival
The Kiwanis Apple Festival is a celebration of our history, a celebration of children, and a celebration of special cuisine, entertainment, education and outdoor exploration of a very special place – Kamp Kiwanis. The weekend festival plans include apple baking and tasting, family activities and games, bouncy castle, face painting, live entertainment, a farmers market, silent auction, and so much more. And best of all admission is FREE!
Kids at the Opera
Join the CPO and Calgary Philharmonic Chorus, along with two of Canada’s rising stars, in this family-oriented afternoon of opera’s greatest hits. Fun for kids and adults alike, explore the drama, humour, and passion of opera through the music of Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, and others. Come an hour early to try an instrument and meet musicians at the Instrument Discovery Zoo.
How are you spending this gorgeous fall weekend with the kids?