With temperatures expected to stay in the mid to high 20s for the next couple of days, Labour Day weekend has presented itself as the perfect goodbye to summer before school starts up again. No plans? Well I’ve got you covered. Here are just a few events you can find happening in the city this weekend.
Calgary Highland Games
When: September 2nd, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Where: Springbank Park for All Seasons, 32224A Springbank Rd, Calgary
Now in it’s 103rd year, the Calgary Highland Games is one of the most respected Highland events in the west and is run by the Calgary United Scottish Games Association. Events include highland dancing, piping and drumming, and Scottish heavy athletics.
When: August 25th – September 4th (the parade is held on the 3rd)
Where: Calgary Pride Parade – Along 6th Ave and 6th St.
Pride in the Park: Prince’s Island Park
A celebration of Calgary’s diverse LGBT community held in the downtown area. Immediately following the pride parade, live music, a community marketplace and a family zone will be held at Prince’s Island Park.
Repsol Centre Floatables
When: September 4th, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Repsol Centre, 2225 MacLeod Trail South
Cost: Free with a membership or $6.50 – $15
Inflatable floating structures will be set up at the Repsol Centre for climbing, playing and bouncing on. Can’t make it? See more dates here.
When: September 3rd, 11:00am – 11:00pm
Where: 17th Ave SW, between 4th St and 2nd St SW
Cost: Free admission
In light of a city road closure, five local restaurants plan to host a day-long party. Anju, Calcutta Cricket Club, Buttermilk Fine Waffles, Model Milk and Pigeonhole plan to host this event which features live music, a pop-up retail market, and free snacks.
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