15 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, June 16

Jun 14 2019, 3:04 am

Celebrate pops this Father’s Day by taking him out to any one of these awesome events.

With a list like this, it’s easy to find something fantastic to do this Sunday, June 16!

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Roll Out: Calgary’s First Roller Skate Festival

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What: A festival that brings magic on wheels for a weekend of workshops, performances, great music and skating at the Village Square Leisure Center. Watch, dance, skate and learn from international guests, local professionals and skaters from across North America. Featuring a Friday night skate, Saturday night spectacular Gala Showcase featuring international stars, an amateur showcase, park skating, and roller dance workshops.

When: Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 16, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Village Square Leisure Center – 2623 56 St NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

The 2019 Royal Canadian Family Circus

What: The internationally-renowned event is coming to Calgary for 12 shows on its 2019 Canadian tour. Expect explosive circus acts like the Flying Cortes Trapeze, the Wheel of Destiny, chair balancing, and aerialists, to name a few.

When: June 14 to 23, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Crossiron Mills – 261055 Crossiron Blvd, Rocky View No. 44
Tickets: Available online starting at $25 for general admission

Heritage Park Summer Season

What: Enjoy a different experience every day at Calgary’s Heritage Park Historical Village. Take a tour back in time on a horse-drawn wagon ride, play traditional Aboriginal games in the First Nations’ Encampment and pick up a freshly baked cheese bun from the Alberta Bakery. Plus S.S. Moyie Paddlewheeler will once again sail the Glenmore Reservoir this summer, which means the return of the much-loved Captain’s Cruises.

When: Daily
Time: Various times
Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Tickets: Online

Bumble Block Party

What: Join Bumble users from all over Calgary for a full weekend takeover of Ol’ Beautiful’s patio (1103 12th St. SE). Come for the lawn games, live musical performances, inspiring panels, a drag brunch, beer flights and tastings, a women-led market, and lots of empowering connections. Throughout the weekend, for every social media post with the hashtag #BumbleBlockParty, Bumble will donate $5 to local charity Making Changes.

When: Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 16, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Ol’ Beautiful’s Brewing Co. – 1103 12th St. SE, Calgary
Admission: Free for everyone with a Bumble profile

Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash

What: The Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash is a giant inflatable obstacle course big enough for adults to jump around on. The gigantic floating fortress features a 15-foot tower, a climbing wall, a launch bag, a trapeze swing, and basically anything else you could ever imagine. Located, as the name suggests, on Sylvan Lake, the aqua park can be found just west of Red Deer, meaning that it is only an hour and a half drive from Calgary for a full day of fun on the lake.

When: Open June 15 and 16 and June 22 and 23, and then from June 28 to September 2, 2019
Time: 12 to 6 pm for opening weekend, 11 am to 8 pm for full season
Where: Bay #1, 5100 Lakeshore Drive Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Tickets: Available online, starting at $15

CHROMA at Southcentre Mall

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What: CHROMA is an interactive event, complete with a 12-piece art installation by eight different local artists, including  Peaseblossoms, Michelle Hoogveld, Tyler Lemermeyer, Maria Dina Galura, Rei Duncan, Rhys Farrell, Rachael Meckling, and Caine Chow.

When: Now to June 16, 2019
Time: Mall Hours
Where: Southcentre Mall – 100 Anderson Rd SE
Admission: Free

Father’s Day Brunch

What: Treat your good ol’ dad to a delicious brunch on the mezzanine of the iconic Gasoline Alley Museum.

When: Sunday, June 16. 2019
Time: Seatings at 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm and 2 pm
Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Tickets: Call (403) 268-8500 to reserve your table, Adults: $34.95 Children (3-11): $24.95 Children 2 and under: Free. Prices do not include GST.

Father’s Day BBQ at Mount Engadine Lodge

What: Enjoy a juicy burger with your dad as you bask in the beauty of the rocky mountains.

When: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Where: 1 Mount Shark Road
Tickets: Call 587-807-0570 or email [email protected] to reserve

The Stampeders

What: Juno Award-winning Canadian classic rock band The Stampeders bring all of their hits to Jack Singer Concert Hall.

When: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall at Arts Common – 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

Father’s Day BBQ

What: Panorama Hills Community Centre hosts a Father’s Day BBQ. In addition to the BBQ, there will be lots of games and a photo booth to remember your special day with Dad.

When: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Time: 4 to 6 pm
Where: Panorama Hills Community Centre – 88 Panamount Hill NW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Calgary Jazz Orchestra: The DUKE! Featuring Cory Weeds

What: Join Calgary Jazz Orchestra for their 14th season closer, featuring the music of Duke Ellington, Vancouver Saxophonist Cory Weeds, and CJO Saxophonist Shane Statz.

When: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Time: 7 to 9:15 pm
Where: River Park Church – 3818 14a St SW, Calgary

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Calaway Park

What: Bring your Pop’s or even Grandpa to Calaway Park for a fun-filled day that will celebrate just how great they are. Calaway Park is Western Canada’s largest outdoor family amusement park, with 32 family-friendly rides, entertainment, treats and more.

When: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Time: 10 am to 7 pm
Where: Calaway Park – 245033 Range Road 33
Admission: Dads and granddads get free admission when accompanied by a child.

Father’s Day Brewery Tours at Red Bison Brewery

What: The tour starts off with an explanation of Red Bison’s name and why founder Steve started the brewery. Attendees will then see the homebrew system Steve used to brew beer on the balcony of his downtown Calgary condo, and talk about malt and how each of the flavours impact the recipes. After this, it’s a walk through the processes for the brew day and the fermentation process. Once the tour is complete, guests will be able to drink beers. Ticket includes Brewery Tour, a flight consisting of 4 x 5oz glasses plus 10% off merch purchases.

When: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Time: 1 to 2:30 pm
Where: Red Bison Brewery – 111, 3016 10 Ave NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online, $10

Father’s Day at Spark – Free entry for Dads

What: Bring dad for free to Calgary’s Science Centre. Challenge him to a fully loaded burger tower at the outdoor BBQ, or just chill out with live summer tunes, beer tastings, wicked science, and Calgary’s largest outdoor playground – the Brainasium. Access to the outdoor BBQ is included in your General Admission or Membership to TELUS Spark. Guests will be able to purchase food and drink tickets onsite. BBQ menu items and beverages are individually priced.

When: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
More Info: Online

Summer Jazz Festival Jazzwalk

What: JazzYYC’s annual JazzWalk, sponsored by TD and the Inglewood BIA, is a free, family-friendly event at various venues throughout Inglewood and the Music Mile.! Don’t miss your guided tour of all the afternoon’s music with Art Walk With Art.

When: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Time: 12 to 6 pm
Where: Various locations
Admission: Free

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