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

Jul 3 2019, 4:59 pm

Start the weekend celebrations off a little early this Thursday by getting out into the city and checking out any one of these events!

We’re sure you won’t regret it.

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Calgary Stampede Pancake Breakfasts

What: Calgary’s most famous annual event has a million different traditions that it’s known for: world-famous rodeos, bull-riding, music festivals, and food galore. However, the most delicious tradition of them all is the pancake breakfasts that are held all over the city, from free to bougie.

Celebrate the Calgary Stampede in the most belly-satisfying of ways and gorge on fluffy pancakes, sweet syrup, buttery goodness, hot sausages, eggs, coffee, and OJ to your heart’s content. Scroll through this comprehensive list of all the pancake breakfasts scheduled during the stampede and start marking your calendar.

When: Various dates from July 4 until July 14, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Various locations
Full List: Online, various prices including free

Free First Thursday at Glenbow Museum

What: Explore the Glenbow Museum at your leisure for FREE on the first Thursday of every month.

When: The first Thursday of every month – July 4, August 1, and September 5, 2019
Time: 5 pm to close
Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE
Admission: Free

Canadian Music Competition-Canimex Gala Concert 2019

What: Attend the 2019 Canadian Music Competition-Canimex Gala Concert and discover the best young musicians in the country. The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra will accompany the young soloists in a unique musical evening.

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Eckhardt-Grammaté Concert Hall – 206 University Court NW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

East Coast Kitchen Party with Nova Scotiables

What: Join Fionn MacCool’s Calgary Beltline on Thursday, July 4 to celebrate an East Coast festival with a classic Kitchen Party. Featuring live music with Nova Scotiables.

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019
Time: 8 to 11 pm
Where: Fionn MacCool’s Beltline – 1249 11 Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Bastid’s BBQ

What: Bastid’s BBQ is a massive party on the eve of Calgary Stampede, featuring performances by Kardinal Offishall, Skratch Bastid, Shad, Choclair, and more.

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019
Time: Doors 5 pm
Where: Knoxville’s (Knoxville’s Tent) – 840 9 Avenue SW, Calgary
Tickets: Online, free with RSVP, valid until 7 pm only

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