Victoria Day in Calgary

Telus SPARK Brainasium outdoor learning park
Telus SPARK Brainasium outdoor learning park
50+ Long Weekend Activities

Victoria Day in Calgary

Catch the summer vibe and make Victoria Day in Calgary one to remember.

Victoria Day long weekend is the unofficial start to summer. Get summer started in Calgary with patio sunshine, barbecue delights, and be the first in line for opening weekend at major attractions.

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Heritage Park Conklin Amusement

Heritage Park opens for the season on May 19, 2018

Opening Weekend

Be first in line for a new year of family fun at your favourite Calgary attractions.

Opening Weekend at Skyline Luge – May 18-21

Opening Weekend at Calaway Park – May 19-21

Opening Weekend at Heritage Park – May 19-21

Opening Weekend at The Paddle Station – May 19-21

Opening Weekend for zipline and summer bobsleigh at WinSport – May 19-21

Concert at the Palace Theatre on Stephen Ave

The Palace Theatre on Stephen Avenue

Long Weekend Arts, Culture, and Performances

This long weekend is your last chance for one major exhibition and your first chance to get a front row seat to great concerts and events in Calgary.

Frida Kahlo: Her Photos at Glenbow – February 3 – May 21 (Last Weekend)

The Secret Garden at Theatre Calgary – April 17 – May 19

Bewitching Elvis at Jubilations Dinner Theatre – April 20 – June 24

Harry Popper and the Frozen Princess at Jubilations Dinner Theatre – April 28 – June 16

Sherlock Holmes and the American Problem at Vertigo Theatre – May 12 – June 16

DJ Hype b2b & DJ Hazard at The Palace Theatre – May 18

Harry Potter in Concert with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra – May 18

Jimmy Carr at Jack Singer Concert Hall – May 18

Mary Poppins the Musical at Story Book Theatre – May 18 – June 9

Stampede City Sessions – May 19

Amped Up! at Jack Singer Concert Hall – May 19

Victoria Day at Granary Road – May 21

Riding luge cart down Skyline Luge track at Winsport

Skyline Luge opens in Calgary May 18, 2018.

Game of laser tag at Laser City in Calgary

Laser City in Calgary.

Biking around Calgary's bike paths - prince's island

Biking on Prince’s Island Park in Calgary.

Rooftop patio drinks at National on 8th - Stephen Ave, downtown Calgary

Rooftop patio drinks at National on 8th.

BBQ at Belle Southern Kitchen + Bar, Calgary

BBQ at Belle Southern Kitchen + Bar

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Alberta

Day trip to Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump this long weekend.

Day Trips

Long weekends are a great chance to explore beyond Calgary with these day trips just outside the city.

Banff Gondola

Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

Dinosaur Provincial Park

Frank Slide Interpretive Centre

Glacier Skywalk

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Lake Minnewanka Cruise (Opening Weekend)

Rock Mountain House National Historic Site

Royal Tyrrell Museum

Waterton Lakes National Park

Explore more Calgary Day Trips and explore the great outdoors this weekend.

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