8 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, September 10

Sep 9 2017, 4:57 am

Don’t let this weekend go to waste! Tomorrow’s a dreaded Monday, which means there’s only one day left to make the most of this summer weekend—especially since fall is right around the corner.

To see more things happening around the city, take a look at our events section.

2017 Honens Festival

  • What: Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with a 4-day music festival with a side of maple syrup. It doesn’t get much more Canadian than that!
  • When: September 7 to 10
  • Where: Various venues and parks around the city
  • Admission: $10-$55 or festival pass is $129

Calgary PMA Fall Harvest 

  • What: Come grab some fresh and delicious produce for all your canning, pickling, and cooking needs. Proceeds from the event will go towards The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, Community Kitchen Program, and the Heritage Park Society.
  • When: Saturday, September 9 to Sunday, September 10
  • Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
  • Admission: Regular park admission

Monster Jam

  • What: Come see this motorsport as the best drivers in North America compete for the winning spot!
  • Where: Stampede Grandstand
  • When: September 9-10
  • Cost: $15-$65

City of Calgary Cemetery Tours: Union Cemetery


Li-HSI Ho/Shutterstock

  • What: Go on a guided walking tour of one of Calgary’s historically significant cemeteries.
  • When: September 10
  • Time: 2 to 3:30 pm (weather permitting)
  • Where: Meet at Galloway House inside the Union Cemetery gate at Spiller Road and Cemetery Road SE
  • Admission: Free!

Yarn Painting

  • What: Learn how to dye yarn to brighten up your future projects in this workshop led by Suzen Statz.
  • When: September 10
  • Time: 10 am to 5 pm
  • Where: Stash – 1237 9th Avenue SE
  • Cost: $90 (all supplies are included)

Broken City Karaoke


  • What: Sing your heart out at Broken City to end the weekend off on a high note.
  • When: Sunday, September 10
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Broken City—613 11th Avenue SW
  • Cost: Free!

Take a float down the Bow River

  • What: Bid summer adieu with a final float and admire the beautiful views that are beginning to change colour along the banks of the Bow!
  • 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.
  • WhereLazy Day Raft RentalsSports RentThe Paddle Station and the Outdoor Centre at the University of Calgary

Go hiking in the Rockies

  • What: It’s larch season! Grab your cameras and hiking gear and enjoy the picturesque fall views from the top of a mountain.
  • Where: Here are some of the best hiking spots in and around Banff to check out this summer.
DH Calgary StaffDH Calgary Staff

+ Listed