5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, January 3

Jan 2 2018, 8:00 pm

We’re halfway through the week, though it may seem like we’ve only just begun – tricky long weekends can do that.

Take your mind off of that lingering hangover from New Year’s Eve by checking out any of these sweet activities around the city!

High Performance Rodeo

  • What: This “rodeo” is a fantastic showcase that animates the city with some of the best live performances from around the world and is essentially known as Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts. View this year’s exciting lineup here!
  • When: January 3 to 28
  • Where: Varies for each performance
  • Tickets: Online, bundle of four tickets – $120

Get a start on those New Year’s resolutions!

  • What: Seriously. It’s already January 3! If you haven’t started writing/working out/reading/practicing the tuba/whatever you told yourself you would start doing in 2018, now is the time to get on it! It’s not too late, and there’s no better time to start than now.

Go skating on Lake Louise

  • What: Lake Louise was rated as 2014 World’s most Beautiful Skating Rink and trust us, it definitely lives up to its reputation. Glide hand-in-hand with your special someone as you enjoy the tranquil views and take in the fresh mountain air. The lake is even lit during the evening so you can skate under the stars and then warm up by a cozy campfire. Skate rentals are available.
  • Where: 111 Lake Louise Drive
  • Admission: email or call the Concierge Team for prices and ice conditions before heading up.

Get some cheap chicken wings

  • What: Due to alliteration, this Wednesday is full of wing specials around Calgary! Check out our list of the ten best wing specials to chow down on today.
  • Where: Bars and restaurants around the city.
  • When: Wednesdays
  • Cost: Less than full price, at least!

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.
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