Winter is here, but you can’t stay at home all season long.
Here are a few things to get you smiling again. From the Flames at the dome to plays and rodeo’s alike, there’s plenty to do in the city.
- 'The Phantom of the Opera' headlines Broadway Across Canada's 2017/18 season
- 5 must experience inner city Calgary hikes
- Where: Various locations around town
- When: January 5 to February 2
Decidedly Jazz is known for their extraordinarily creative performances that allow their audiences to experience dance and music in a different, fluid and collaborative way. Join them for their second show in the new spectacular DJD Dance Centre, that will take on a unique perspective of the passionate and tragic tale of Shakesphere’s ‘Romeo and Juliet.”
- Where: DJD Dance Centre – 111 12th Avenue SE
- When: January 18 to 28
- Cost: $41 – $69
- Wear your new jersey that you got for Christmas and help the Flames make it to the playoffs by cheering them on at the dome this January!
- Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SW
- When: Thursday, January 19 at 7pm vs. Nashville
Lake Louise’s Ice Magic Festival is a truly magical and unreal experience that Canadian’s look forward to year round. This event boasts over 20 years of history and it gathers talented ice artists from around the world to compete and create artistic masterpieces out of ice, within 34 hours. During this time you can watch the process in action and see the detailed sculptures unfold, while you get the unique opportunity to talk to the carvers, asking them questions and vote for your favorite masterpiece. If you miss the action you can still view the sculptures the following weekend and even get the chance to try your hand at some ice carving yourself!
- Where: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise- 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, AB
- When: January 19-29
- Cost: Adults $10 (18 – 54 years), Children $5 (3 – 17 years), Seniors $5 (55 + years), Family $25 (2 adults + up to 4 children aged 3-17 years) Tickets can be purchased here!
See the critically acclaimed professional actor and musician, Chase Padgett perform his award winning solo show, ‘6 Guitars.’ He initially performed this show in 2010 and it quickly became the most successful show in the history of the North American Fringe Festival circuit. During this 85-minute show Padgett will become 6 different guitar players, ranging from a 19-year-old rock prodigy to an 87 year old blues man, all with their own unique voices, views and musical styles. You will leave feeling so in love with music!
- Where: Lunchbox Theatre – 160 115 9 Avenue SE
- When: January 9 to 28
- Cost: Adult – $25, Student + Senior – $20