11 things to do in Calgary this weekend

Dec 19 2017, 2:39 am

Here are some of the top events to check out in Calgary this weekend from October 2 to 4.

For a complete list of events check out our Calgary Buzz events calendar.

The Last Outdoor Market at Eau Claire

  • What: The Last Outdoor Market plays host to many different local vendors that sell jewellery, art, baked goods, kids accessories, clothing, leather and more. There will also be live music, performers and food trucks for your enjoyment.
  • Where: Eau Claire Market – 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary
  • When: Saturday, October 3 at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Calgary Flames last preseason game

  • What: The Calgary Flames will face the Winnipeg Jets in their final preseason game.
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
  • When: Saturday, October 3 at 7 p.m.
  • Cost: Varies

Bella Concert Hall Opening Festival

  • What: This festival will feature four concerts throughout its duration, the final one of which will be taking place on October 3 with Yuja & Friends.
  • Where: Bell Concert Hall, Mount Royal University, Calgary
  • When: Saturday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
  • Cost: Varies

50 Days YYC

  • What: Calgary’s newest and longest local music festival where there is a new artist at a new venue every day for 50 days.
  • Where: Various locations
  • When: Now through to Saturday, October 3
  • Cost: Ticket prices vary

Calgary International Flamenco Festival

  • What: A week of international and local Flamenco.
  • Where: University Theatre – 230 University Court NW and
    University Way NW, Calgary
  • When: Now through to Saturday, October 3

Calgary International Film Festival

  • What: A 12-day showcase of 200 multi-genre films from Canada and over 40 other countries.
  • Where: 207, 214 11 Ave S, Calgary
  • When: Now through to Sunday, October 4
  • Cost: Starting at $12

Cinch Pro Rodeo Canada Series Finals

  • What: The top 10 contestants in seven events compete at the Pro Rodeo Canada Series Finals.
  • Where: Agrium Western Event Centre – Stampede Park, Calgary
  • When: Friday, October 2 and Saturday, October 3 at 7 p.m.
  • Cost: Varies

Boutique Wedding Market

  • What: With a collective of Calgary-based artists and vendors, this market is perfect for brides and grooms who want to keep things local.
  • Where: 1204 20 Ave SE, Calgary
  • When: Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Dark Knight CX 2015

  • What: Alberta’s first night cyclocross race is back for another year. Register, dress up, decorate your bike, and don’t care about the time you get just care about the fun you’ll have.
  • Where: Canada Olympic Park – 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary
  • When: Saturday, October 3 (must register on Friday, October 2)
  • Cost: $10 for the ARKHAM race, $45 for Newbies/ Cat D start, $55 for senior races

Scream Fest

  • What: ScreamFest, one of Canada’s largest and scariest Halloween events starts this week. Experience eight haunted houses, carnival games and more.
  • Where: The Grandstand Building, Stampede Park – 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
  • When: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October and Thursday, October 29
  • Cost: $25 for adults. Recommended for ages 13 and over.

YYC Pizza Week

  • What: Over 40 pizza restaurants in Calgary will be competing in a 10 day pizza battle, pitting their pizzas in one of four categories: thin, thick, gluten free or unique.
  • Where: Participating restaurants
  • When: Friday, September 25 to Sunday, October 4
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