5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, January 4

Jan 4 2018, 12:13 am

It might feel like it’s only Wednesday for those of you working a four-day week, but trust us that weekend is right around the corner!

Power through this Thursday by checking out any of these great events going on around the city.

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Last chance to experience this year’s Zoolights

  • What: Experience an authentic Calgarian love story by grabbing a cuppa hot cocoa and strolling hand-in-hand through ‘lovers lane’ and the other 1.5 million dazzling lights at the zoo this holiday season. If you get chilly, just cuddle up to one of the many fires or head into the Enmax Conservatory to check out the Mad Hatter in Wonderland.
  • When: Now to January 6
  • Time: 6 to 9 pm
  • Where: The Calgary Zoo – 210 St. Georges Drive NE
  • Tickets: General (16+) $14.95, Child (3-15) – $11.95

Watch the Calgary Flames play the Los Angeles Kings

  • What: Cheer on the Flames in a sea of red all the way to the Red Mile!
  • When: Thursday, January 4
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
  • TicketsTicketmaster, $25 to $175

Haven YYC 2018 at Broken City

  • What: Celebrate the new Year at broken City with live music and an open mic night.
  • When: Thursday, January 4
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Broken City – 613 11th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: $5

Date night at Cibo

  • What: Take that special someone out for a delicious (and super affordable) date night at Cibo, as you can enjoy $15 charcuterie boards and half-pace glasses of Aperol spritz.
  • When: Thursdays
  • Time: 5pm to close
  • Where: Cibo – 1012 17th Avenue SW

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 2017/18 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.