13 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, June 17

Jun 15 2018, 4:59 pm

Finish the weekend off by doing something especially memorable this Sunday!

There are plenty of cool events to check out around the city with dear ol’ dad (it is his day, after all), and a few more that are suitable for any and all!

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Rad Dad Day at Calaway Park 

What: Enjoy fun memories at Calaway Park with your Dad and or Grandfather!

When: Sunday, June 17

Time: 10 am to 6 pm

Where: Calaway Park – 245033 Range Road 33

Admission: Dads get in for 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 17

Time: 10 am to 2 pm

Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW

Tickets: Call (403) 268-8500 to reserve your table, $34

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! Chef Mandy Leighton will have an ultimate selection of gourmet meaty burgers, including salmon and veggie options for those with dietary restrictions.

When: Sunday, June 17

Where: 1 Mount Shark Road

Tickets: Contact [email protected] or call 403-678-4080, $25 per person

Father’s Day at Granary Road 

What: Enjoy a day out at Granary Road with fun activities and events happening for you and father dearest to enjoy!

When: Sunday, June 17

Time: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Where: Granary Road Market – 226066 112th Street W Foothills, AB

Admission: FREE

Mountain Top Yoga

What: Join a Lululemon ambassador for a one-hour Ashtanga yoga session at the top of the new Banff Gondola Summit. Talk about yoga with a view!

When: Every Sunday until September 2

Time: 9 to 10 am

Where: Citizenship Pavilion, level 4 of the new Banff Gondola summit

Cost: $62 (Gondola Admission)

Outdoor HIIT with Movement U

What: Get a tan while you work on your fitness! Spend an hour outdoors as two Movement U instructors team up to take your summer workout to the next level at Murdoch Park in Bridgeland.

When: Sunday, June 17

Time: 12 pm

Where: Murdoch Park

Admission: Online, regular drop-in $23

Check out the newly opened Lamphouse Hotel

What: Formerly the Bow Valley Motel, this space has gone through an entire transformation. Now a blend of retro-chic and rustic contemporary style, this 25-room boutique hotel offers stunning views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Be sure to add this spot to your bucket list this summer for a true mountain adventure in the heart of Canmore!

Where: 610 8th Street Canmore

Go on a road trip

What: Head out for a day 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. Check out some ideal spots here!

Get pampered at Beach Beauty Mission

What: After a few upgrades, Beach Beauty in Mission is open and ready to satisfy all your beauty needs!

Where: 2312 14th Avenue SW

Bike the Banff Legacy Trail

What: Take your bike out for a cruise and enjoy the breathtaking scenery that this 22.3 km trail has to offer! The trail links the Town of Banff and Canmore through an additional 4.5 km of pathway outside of Banff National Park boundaries, from the Banff Park East Gate to the Travel Alberta Visitor Information Centre.

Where: Banff Park East Gate to the Bow Valley Parkway

Take a cruise around Maligne Lake

What: Take a cruise around the largest glacier-fed lake in the Canadian Rockies. You’ll be inspired by the beauty of the vibrant blue waters around you as you sail to the iconic Spirit Island (only accessible by boat) on this 90-minute interpretive tour of this magical area.

Where: Maligne Lake Road, Improvement District No. 12

Tickets: Online, $67 (adults), $34 (Ages 6-15)

Father’s Day Food Truck Frenzy

What: Join the Rondel Roberts Band and other local talents down at the Food Truck Frenzy, where you can shop the Market Collective Pop Up, have a brew at the beer gardens, and enjoy the best food trucks in the city! Bring your Dad and make a day out of it!

When: June 16 to 17

Time: 11 am to 7 pm

Where: Murdoch Park – 917 Centre Avenue NE

Admission: $5 entry, Kids under 14 and seniors are FREE

East Village Junction pop-up retail park 

What: In only one year, this colourful container lot has turned into a popular Calgary mainstay. Located behind the King Edward Hotel, this is a unique destination that features local retail shops, workshops, music, art, and, of course, YYC Food Trucks. You won’t want to miss out on the fun summer festivities that they have planned at this hip community gathering space this summer.

When: Weekends, May 18 to September 3

Where: 430 8th Avenue SE

Admission: FREE

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