Summer break is here! Outdoor movies, pop-up playgrounds, splash park and playground dates and picnic dinners. We’ve got you covered for things to do in Calgary this summer with kids, just check out our 50+ things you can do for free with your kids in Calgary this summer feature – but if you’re looking for something specific to entertain the kids this weekend, we’ve got you covered.
Here’s what to do in Calgary this weekend with Kids
Mexifest | All weekend
Authentic all the way! Mexifest is a family-oriented, multicultural arts and entertainment festival highlighting the Mexican Culture. It will take place in the heart of downtown Calgary at Eau Claire Plaza on July 5-6 and 7. Mexifest is an opportunity to support Calgary’s Mexican community while encouraging multiculturalism among all Calgarians.
Bowview Outdoor Pool Stampede Party
Bowview is inviting you and your family to our JULY 5th Stampede Party! We have BBQ’d hotdogs, decorations, and lots of sunshine! First come, first serve! Don’t miss out, and we hope to see you July 5th at NOON!.
Camp Indigo: Treasure Box
Decorate and design your own Melissa & Doug wooden box; the perfect place to store hidden treasures you’ll find in our scavenger hunt! Your ticket includes 1 camp lanyard, 1 Melissa & Doug Decorate Your Own Wooden Box and all crafting supplies – just bring your camp spirit!
Stampede Breakfast at the Zoo
Resident Members are welcome to join us for a Stampede breakfast at the Calgary Zoo! Event includes free admission, breakfast, games, prizes, and more!
Vivo Birthday and Stampede Celebration
Come dressed to play at the Play Hub, we will have tons of outdoor, water activities – including a mud pit. Western gear is always welcomed but you might get a little dirt on your boots. A little mud and water never hurt anyone! It’ll be a birthday party to remember with the official launch of the Play Project – bringing play back to the community and then shop and support local at the revitalized Vivo Night Market North.
Camp Indigo: Friendship Fun
Create your own friendship bracelet with Klutz. Plus, make a popsicle stick photo frame for a picture of you and your BFF! Join us one hour before store opening on July 7th for this plum® exclusive Camp IndigoKids event – purchase your tickets here: http://www.indig.ca/01nLRh
East Village Beehive Tour
Want to know how many eyes a honey bee has? Which plants are pollinator-friendly? What locally-made honey tastes like? Amber from MOB Honey will tell you just why bees are world’s greatest superorganism, and how you can take local action for biodiversity.
Visit Discovery Canyon DAY TIP
Get in the car and head out for a road trip to Discovery Canyon. There is no charge to use the space, just make sure you bring your own tube, or have cash to leave for a deposit to rent one. Grab a picnic lunch and bring it along for a day in the water, just ninety minutes from Calgary. (pictured above).