5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, June 28

Jun 27 2018, 5:02 pm

Haven’t you heard? Thursday is basically the new Friday, so you might as well treat today like you would any other weekend day — and that means doing something fun!

Lucky you, we’ve put together a list of all the best events to check out around the city today, now it’s just up to you to get to them.

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Vance Joy

What: This Australian favourite is making an appearance here in #YYC on his international tour! If you haven’t heard “Riptide,” you’re welcome. It’s now your new favourite song!

When: Thursday, June 28

Time: 7 pm

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE

Tickets: Ticketmaster, $39 to $131

Watch the Calgary Stampeders play the Ottawa Redblacks

What: Grab your jersey and head down to McMahon Stadium for a tailgate and a chance to cheer on the Calgary Stampeders!

When: Thursday, June 28

Time: 7 pm

Where: McMahon Stadium – 1817 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary

Tickets: Ticketmaster

Hang out on one of Calgary’s best patios

What: Take a break from the heat and have an ice-cold bevy on one of Calgary’s best patios. From rooftops to hidden gardens, there are plenty of spots to choose from that will have the vibe and ambiance you’re looking for. Check out some of Calgary’s best rooftop patios here!

Lobster boil

What: Kick off the Selkirk Grille Field to Fork Series with a traditional East Coast meets West Coast lobster boil. Prepare for a finger licking good meal that might get a tad messy — but it’ll be worth it!

When: June 27 and 28

Time: 9 pm

Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW

Tickets: Online, $89.95

Go on a road trip

What: Why not turn that three-day weekend into a four-day adventure by “calling in sick” on Friday and taking off down the road? Head out for an epic trip and explore one of the many amazing spots that surround Calgary! Our city is positioned perfectly between the badlands, prairies, foothills, and the Rockies, which leaves a ton of options for a quick day trip that is no more than a two-hour drive away — or a longer adventure. Check out some ideal spots here!

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