5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, January 1

Jan 1 2020, 5:00 am

Start the new year off on the right foot by stepping out that door and heading to one of these amazing events taking place today!

Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert

What: Start 2020 with a Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, a 23-year Calgary tradition with a European cast of singers, ballroom dancers, and ballet bringing to life Johann Strauss’ music. Backed by Strauss Symphony of Canada, featuring the Calgary Philharmonic.

When: January 1, 2020
Time: 2:30 pm
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8 Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

3rd Annual New Years Day Family Skate

What: Brentwood Community Association’s third annual outdoor skating party. There will be free hot chocolate, plus the KidSport Mobile Shake Shack will be there to supply skates and helmet in various sizes.

When: January 1, 2020
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Where: Brentwood Community Association Outdoor Rink – 5107 33 Street NW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Calgary Hitmen vs Medicine Hat Tigers

What: Calgary Hitmen hit the ice against the Medicine Hat Tigers at Scotiabank Saddledome on January 1.

When: January 1, 2020
Time: 1 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Christmas Lights at Spruce Meadows

What: Drive or walk through Spruce Meadows this holiday season to enjoy over 90 kilometres of lights sparkling with over 305,000 individual light bulbs.

When: Now until January 5, 2020
Time: 5 to 10 pm
Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Acoustic Night at The Kings Head with Gil Tougas

What: Gil Tougas plays acoustic versions of favourite songs every Wednesday night at the Kings Head.

When: Every Wednesday until March 25, 2010
Time: 9 pm
Where: Kings Head Pub YYC – #15 9116 Macleod Trail South, Calgary
Admission: Free