5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, August 28

Aug 27 2018, 6:07 pm

It might not be the weekend, but we think we can all agree that Tuesdays are, at the very least, better than Mondays.

Celebrate making it this far through the work week by getting out there and attending any one of these fun events.

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Take the Leap at WinSport

What: WinSport’s latest adrenaline-filled adventure, Free Fall, is now open. Climb up an eight-story platform, secure yourself in a bungee harness, and jump off the platform feeling a sensation similar to that of leaping out of an airplane. Any adrenaline junkies out there?

Where: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW

Admission: One jump: $25, two jumps: $35

Float down the Bow River

What: This is a tradition most of us Calgarians look forward to doing at least once during the summer. Plus, it’s the ultimate refresher when stuck in a prairie heat wave.

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


What: She’s trendy and she’s wild. Join Halsey for a guaranteed party and an evening featuring all her best hits. Will she bring G-Eazy? Guess we’ll find out.

When: Tuesday, August 28

Time: 7 pm

Where: MacEwan Hall – 2500 University Drive NW

Tickets: Online, $55

The Market on Stephen Avenue

What: Shop up to 60 vendors offering fresh food, spices, sauces, treats, art, fashion, and more. Enjoy shopping the walk.

When: Tuesday, August 28

Time: 10 am to 4 pm

Where: Stephen Avenue – 1st Street SE to 2nd Street SW

Admission: FREE

Pride Block Party ft. Neighbour

What: Check out some live music at the ContainR site in Sunnyside.

When: Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Time: 6 to 10 pm

Where: ContainR Site in Sunnyside — 1010 2nd Avenue NW

Admission: Free

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