January in Calgary

Family walking down Stephen Ave Calgary
Family walking down Stephen Ave Calgary
Things to Do

January in Calgary

Things to do this January in Calgary 2022.

Please note: These events and activities are no longer up-to-date. Check back for updated event listings or explore visitcalgary.com for more great things to see and do in Calgary.

Warm up your winter calendar with the 2nd annual Chinook Blast, including live music experiences at Block Heater. Check out the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters and The Merry Widow presented by Calgary Opera. It’s all happening this January in Calgary.

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East Village Hygge Hut

The East Village Hygge Hut is a Scandinavian-style space inspired by the tradition of Hygge, with a firepit, games, ice sculptures, live music, food trucks, and more. Enjoy this cozy gathering place Fridays - Sunday in East Village.

Where: C-Square in East Village

When: Open until March 2022


Servus Tube Park at WinSport

Take a ride down one of the fastest tube parks in Western Canada with the Tube Park at WinSport. The tube park is located on the main hill with eight lanes and a magic carpet to bring you to the top.

Where: WinSport

When: Open weekends and holidays


Get Off The Apps And Onto The Ave

Seven weeks of singles events takeover 17th Ave SW with Get Off The Apps And Onto The Ave, including speed dating, singles mixers, drag shows, wine tasting, workshops, and more.

Where: 17th Ave SW

When: January 7 - February 28


Calgary Flames Home Games

Get a front row seat to NHL action with Calgary Flames Home Games this month at the Scotiabank Saddledome, as the Flames take on the Islanders, Senators, Knights, Panthers, Blues, and Canucks.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: January 11, 13, 15, 18, , 24, 29



Experience the new Rescue exhibition at TELUS Spark Science Centre, featuring rescue operations from air, sea, and land.

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: January 12 - May 15


Schipp’s Creek Calgary Dinner Show

The Schipp’s Creek Calgary Dinner Show is perfect for fans of the hit television series with the entertainment and dining experience at Jubilations Dinner Theatre.

Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre

When: January 15 – March 19



Vertigo Theatre presents Cipher. A body. A secret code. A conspiracy that will change their lives forever. Will you be able to crack the case?

Where: Vertigo Theatre

When: January 15 - February 13

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Outdoor Public Skating Rinks

Embrace the winter weather with the best outdoor public skating rinks in Calgary. City of Calgary outdoor skating rinks are free to use and open from around December to February each year.

Where: Various locations

When: Open daily


Flora & Fawna Have Beaver Feaver

Lunchbox Theatre presents Flora & Fawna Have Beaver Feaver (and so does Fleurette!), featuring pre-teen girls played by adult men in drag, for a story of friendship and inclusion.

Where: Lunchbox Theatre

When: January 19 - February 6


Winter Exhibitions at Esker Foundation

Explore brand new Winter Exhibitions at Esker Foundation, including Farah Al Qasimi, Michelle Bui: Naked Excess, and Veronika Pausova. Admission is free.

Where: Esker Foundation

When: Launching January 22, 2022


Schipp$ Creek

Jubilations Dinner Theatre presents Schipp$ Creek, an interactive dinner theatre show performing from Wednesday to Sunday each week. 

Where: Jubilations Dinners Theatre 

When: January 22 - March 19



Alberta Theatre Projects presents Undressed, a hilarious, heartfelt solo show and World Premiere set in a cabaret-style stage in one act.

Where: Cabaret Stage

When: January 26 - February 13


Altameda at the King Eddy

Canadian rockers Altameda take the King Eddy stage for a live performance with their signature unrelenting sound that has made them a popular act across North America and Europe.

Where: King Eddy

When: January 28


The Glorious Sons – The Unfinished Business Tour

Canadian rockers The Glorious Sons take the MacEwan Hall stage for The Unfinished Business Tour with special guess JJ Wilde.

Where: MacEwan Hall

When: January 29


Jeremy Hotz

Canadian comedian Jeremy Hotz, one of the most unique stand-up comics working today, comes to the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino for a night of laughs. Hotz gained worldwide attention with appearances at Just For Laughs, The Late Show with David Letterman, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Where: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino

When: January 29


Calgary Opera: The Merry Widow

Calgary Opera presents The Merry Widow, a lavish and light escape into Art Nouveau high society, by award-winning Israeli director Omer Ben Seadia.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: January 29 – February 4


The Digital Immersion Gallery

Experience Canada's First Permanent Digital Immersive Experience at Spark with The Digital Immersion Gallery. The first show Every Second debuts in the 6,000 square-foot gallery with a story that unfolds as you follow the pathway.

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: Open until January 30, 2022

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Past Events

These great events have already taken place.


Christmas Lights at Spruce Meadows

Start the new year with Christmas Lights at Spruce Meadows. Enjoy thousands of twinkling lights, festive displays, and holiday tunes from the comfort of your vehicle. Admission is complimentary and runs Friday – Sunday from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Where: Spruce Meadows

When: Open until January 2, 2022



It’s your final chance to take part in a Calgary tradition with ZOOLIGHTS at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo. Over 2 million lights and 200 displays light up the night with fire pits and activity zones in this winter wonderland.

Where: Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

When: Open until January 2, 2022


Sparkle Sparkle

Sparkle Sparkle will transform the TELUS Spark Science Centre into a spectacular indoor holiday light experience, with thousands of LED lights and Instagram worthy photo ops.

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: November 25, 2021 – January 2, 2022


Chelsea Handler

Comedian, television host, and best selling author Chelsea Handler comes to the Jack Singer Concert Hall as part of her Vaccinated and Horny Tour for a sensational stand-up comedy set.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: January 7


Harlem Globetrotters: Spread Game Tour

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters: Spread Game Tour comes to the Scotiabank Saddledome for a basketball event like no other.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: January 8



Amplified is a free DJD Drive-in Performance you can enjoy from the comfort of your car Blast the soundtrack from your radio and enjoy the show.

Where: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks

When: January 14-23


Calgary Renovation Show

The Calgary Renovation Show returns this January for the city’s largest renovation exhibition, including over 200 exhibitors and all the best home improvement experts.

Where: BMO Centre

When: January 14-16


Steve Strongman

Arts Commons presents JUNO and multi-Maple Blues award-winning bluesman Steve Strongman performing at the Engineered Air Theatre.

Where: Engineered Air Theatre

When: January 21-22


The Elvis Concert Starring Pete Paquette

The most talked about Elvis show finally comes to Alberta with The Elvis Concert Starring Pete Paquette at Grey Eagle Resort & Casino, with an unforgettable live concert experience featuring music from the 1950s, the 1968 Comeback Special in Leather, and the Vegas years.

Where: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino

When: January 22

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