Are you wondering what to do with the kids this long weekend? If you’re not heading out of town, you can take part in fun events for kids in Calgary – spending the weekend enjoying the weather; heading out to a rodeo or a food truck picnic in the park. Here are are some of our favourite suggestions for what to do this weekend in Calgary:
Calaway Park Grand Opening Weekend
What’s better than a visit to Calaway park during opening weekend? Go early, and you might be able to skip the crowds, well – better than you can later in the day. Buy passes before May 24th, to take advantage of the great season pass deal.
Where: Calaway Park
When: May 20-22
Puppet Pop UP Studio
Head over to Eau Claires and take part in this fun puppet workshop where kids can create a puppet to take home. It’s $20 at the door to make the puppet, and you can take part in this workshop on the third Saturday of every month. Get tickets.
Where: 200 Barclay Parade SW
When: May 21, 1-3
Little Britches Parade and Rodeo
Give kids the chance to get out of town, with this one hour trip to a kid friendly rodeo where kids can practice skills like calf roping, sheep riding and barrel busting. Family fun for the cowboys in your life.
Where: High River
When: May 21, 10 am (Parade) + onward
Foodtruck Picnic in the Village
There will be 15+ food trucks, live music from our BFF’s at BassBus, giveaways, cold beer from Village Brewery, and a plethora of things to see and do! Please join us at Crossroads, just East of the Simmons Building, both days from 11-7PM. There’s a $5 Entry (free for kids under 14)
Where: Crossrods, East of Simmons Building
When: Saturday and Sunday, 11-7
Inflatables in the Pool
Head over to Talisman Centre for kids that can swim 25m, to take part in fun inflatables in the pool. No life jackets allowed, so leave the non-swimmers behind, but kids can play on giant inflatables in the pool with regular admission
Where: Talisman Centre
When: Monday, 12-2
Family Carnival Game Day
It’s the official kick off to Summer at the Ranch. Join us for a day of fun, FREE family carnival games in our outdoor courtyard. We have 6 fun games to try you hand at including the Penguin Toss, Bull Ring Toss and more…. Come have a fun afternoon. We will have the music on in the courtyard and of course the kids play area. Limited prizes available.
Where: Symons Valley Ranch
When: May 21, 12-4
Making Shelter Drop in Workshop
TELUS Spark, Take the safety oath and practice using saws, hammers, drills and more to build a collaborative project. Best for ages 8 and up, all activity is facilitated by our trained staff to accommodate a variety of skill sets. The drop-in workshop runs daily from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and is included with membership or admission to TELUS Spark.
Where: Telus Spark
When: Daily, 1-3