What: The ultimate refresher in the midst of a prairie heat wave!
Tips: Make sure that you have enough life jackets for your entire group, book your raft ahead of time, park a vehicle at the beginning and the end of your route and check weather advisories before heading out.
What: Spend your lunch hour listening to some of Calgary’s best local talent on this outdoor stage on Stephen Avenue. From DJs, to Dance Troupes, to live bands, to Comedians, you will always be pleasantly surprised by the live performances set to play this stage this summer.
Where: Stephen Avenue – between Street and 1 Street SE
What: Theatre Calgary is bringing As you like it outside starting Tuesday, June 20, as it begins its annual outdoor performances of Shakespeare by the Bow. Performances are pay-what-you-will and non-ticketed, so you can just turn up with a blanket and picnic and settle in; the suggested donation is $20 per adult.
Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW
When: June 20 to August 27, every day except Monday’s, performances at 7 pm, with an extra 2pm matinee on Sundays.
What: New to the East Village this summer, this Pop-Up retail park offers Calgarians a place to shop, eat and play. Be sure to check out all 12 retailers located in 12 x 12 shipping containers, along with food trucks, live music and more! Every Thursday through Sunday from June 1 – October 1 you can expect food truck eats, music, performances, art and much much more!
What: The third annual HarvestDinner takes place at the Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant in Fish Creek Park on Thursday. The evening features a fresh, local and sustainable menu from chef Jenny Kang, boasting freshly grown produce from the restaurants 20 foot on-sight garden. The event is already sold out but you can be added to thewaitlist by calling 403.476.1310.
Where: Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant in Fish Creek Park
What: Come watch a classic film each Wednesday under the stars, just like they used to in the old days. This month look forward to Beauty and the Beast, Back to the Future, Guardians of the Galaxy and Star Wars: Rogue One.
Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
What: The Kensington Summertime Outdoor Movies series is returning for another year this August, bringing tales of coming of age, first love, adventure and suspense to the big screen. This Saturday’s screen is ‘Jaws.’
What: Cineplex Family Favourites are the perfect day to take your little one or your big ones to the movies on the cheap. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting Free The Children with this week’s movie being ‘Pup Star 2.’