8 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, January 19

Jan 17 2020, 5:00 am

The weather is finally warming up, which means it’s the perfect time to head out into the city and check out one of these fun events!

Ice Magic Banff 2020

What: Running 12 days from January 15 to 26, Ice Magic hosts teams in a competition to create the most stunningly shiny work of frozen art.

Tickets are required to visit the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise lakeside Competition Carving Site during peak periods. Ice Magic is free to attend from Monday to Friday, and on weekends before 10 am or after 5:30 pm.

When: January 15 until January 26, 2020
Time: Times vary, check schedule for details
Where:¬†Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ‚Äst111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise
Tickets: Online, free to attend from Monday to Friday, and on weekends before 10 am or after 5:30 pm.

Crossroads Market

What: Enjoy farm-fresh produce and tasty treats plus lots of unique finds from the large variety of vendors.

When: Fridays to Sundays
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where:¬†Crossroads Market ‚Äst1235 26 Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Calgary Farmers’ Market

What: Explore over 80 vendors supplying customers with fresh local produce, meat, poultry, international food, organic goods, jewellery, art, and more. Whether it’s the arrival of fresh produce or fun events, there’s always something happening at the market.

When: Open year-round from Thursday to Sunday
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Address:¬†510 ‚Äď 77 Avenue SE, Calgary
Admission: Free

Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre Chinese Lunar New Year Festival

What: Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre. There will be live performances, games and crafts, lion dances, and much more to enjoy.

When: January 18 to 26, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre ‚Äď 197 1 Street SW, Calgary
More Info: Online

Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out

What:¬†Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out features over 100 preserved animal specimens ranging from the common pigeon to an expertly dissected camel. Visitors will be able to check out what‚Äôs under the skin of some spectacular animals and determine what makes us the same ‚ÄĒ and different.

When: Now until March 1, 2020
Time: Various times
Where:¬†TELUS Spark ‚Äď 220 Saint George‚Äôs Drive Northeast, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Sunday Brunch and Market Tour

What: Join the Calgary Farmers’ Market and Calgary Food Tours as they bring to you a very special Sunday brunch. Enjoy 16 bites and treats as various Alberta ranchers explain what it takes to bring their products to the market. Sample their produce and leave feeling inspired to fill your shopping bag with fresh goodies.

When: Every Sunday
Time: 10:30 am
Where:¬†510, 77 Street SE ‚Äď off Blackfoot Trail and close to Heritage Drive SE
Tickets: Online, $55

Calgary Renovation Show

What: Get inspired for your home renos at the 2020 Calgary Renovation Show. Discover the year’s hot new trends, find products and services, and learn how to do your renos the proper way.

When: January 17 to 19, 2020
Time: Various times
Where:¬†BMO Centre ‚ÄĒ 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online