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6 things to do in Calgary today: Saturday, December 30

DH Calgary Staff Dec 30, 2017 7:00 am 304

Spend this Saturday doing something awesome – especially given that tomorrow is going to be such a big day.

Take it easy today, spend some time with loved ones, and relax by checking out any of these great events happening around town.

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Go Tubing at Canada Olympic Park

  • What: Calgary’s only tube park is the largest of its kind in Western Canada and now boasts 12 lanes, a four person tube option, and a dedicated magic carpet. A village including a food trailer, a deck with heaters, a fire pit, and washrooms have also been added for the 2017 season.
  • When: During the winter season
  • WhereWinSport’s Canada Olympic Park, The Acura Tube Park – 88 Canada Olympic Road SW
  • Admission: Tickets cost $28 for an adult to slide for two hours, and senior, youth, and family discounts are available.

Go skating on Lake Louise

  • What: Lake Louise was rated as the World’s most Beautiful Skating Rink in 2014 and trust us, it definitely lives up to its reputation. Glide hand in hand with your special someone as you enjoy the tranquil views and take in the fresh mountain air. The lake is even lit during the evening so you can skate under the stars and then warm up by a cozy campfire. Skate rentals are available.
  • Where: 111 Lake Louise Drive
  • Admission: Email or call the Concierge Team for prices and ice conditions before heading up.

Northern Lights Window Exhibition

  • What: Downtown Calgary shop windows will be getting a makeover this December, and it’ll be more than just a bit of paint. Using an Augmented Reality enabled app on your phone, you’ll be able to interact and experience each painted window destination, that will reflect various Christmas stories and memories of local artists. Don’t forget to vote for your favourite window through the app!
  • When: Friday, December 1 to Sunday, December 31
  • Where: In and around Calgary’s downtown core
  • Admission: Free!

Mountain Top Christmas

  • What: Nothing is more magical than celebrating Christmas in a wonderland of snow on the top of a mountain. Help out at Santa’s workshop, experience the Elf Interactive Centre, write Santa a letter, participate in a Christmas Treasure Hunt, stargaze with astronomers, watch Disney’s ‘Prep and Landing’ Christmas short film, and so much more. It’s truly a magical wonderland that the whole family can enjoy.
  • When: Now to January 7 (Varies per event)
  • Time: Varies per event
  • Where: 100 Mountian Avenue, Banff
  • TicketsOnline, Adult – $62, Child – $31

Above and Beyond 

  • What: Calling all electronic fans, this is a concert you won’t want to miss. Pre-New Year’s Eve party, perhaps?
  • When: Saturday, December 30
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Big Four Building – 1801 Big Four Trail SE
  • TicketsTicketmaster, $79 to $100

Watch the Calgary Hitmen Play Lethbridge

  • What: Let’s cheer on our boys and end the year off with a big win!
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
  • When: Saturday, December 30
  • Time: 7 pm
  • TicketsTicketmaster, $13 to $26

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