A Wild Weekend: What to do in Calgary June 25-27
CALGARY – It will be a beautiful sunny weekend in Calgary. Check out some fun events planned in the city from June 25-27.
DINOSAURS: AWAKENED AT CALGARY ZOO
Have you ever wanted to visit Jurassic Park? Good, now is your chance! The Calgary Zoo’s Dinosaurs: Awakened exhibit takes visitors back to the days when dinosaurs roamed the earth. With 26 lifelike animatronic dinosaurs representing over 17 species, guests will have a completely prehistoric experience. The exhibit offers both education on dinosaurs, as well as information on how to avoid further endangering vulnerable species.
Tickets cost $ 29.95 for adults and $ 19.95 for children up to age 15. The park is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the last admission to the show at 4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on the Calgary Zoo website.
DUAL FEATURES AT THE DRIVE-IN B! G ART
B! G Art Drive In presents a variety of family films this weekend. Trolls: Around the world and Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw play on Friday evening, with The Lego Batman and Batman: The Dark Knight the Saturday. End the weekend with a triple blow of How to train your Dragom, AND, and jurassic park on Sunday. What better way to end a day at “Dinosaurs: Awaken” than with a screening of jurassic park?
The drive-in takes place at Telus Spark, 220 St Georges Drive Northeast. Admission is $ 40 per car for up to five people. Drinks and snacks are also available. Tickets can be reserved on the B! G Art Drive In website.
FREE ENTRY TO GLENBOW
This Saturday is the last weekend, the Glenbow Museum is offering free admission to celebrate its reopening. The museum presents an exhibit entitled “Dynamic Connections – Threads of Living Memories”, an Inuit exhibit presenting memories through sewing. Also on display is an exhibition by Maud Lewis showcasing her use of repetition and patterns throughout her career.
Entrance is free for all ages but must be reserved online in advance on the museum website. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
CALGARY NIGHT MARKET
Get ready to go shopping at dusk this weekend! The Calgary Night Market is open from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. this Saturday evening. The market offers products from local vendors, artisans and entrepreneurs. Grab a handmade trinket or sample some homemade street food.
Entrance to the market is free. It is located at Eau Claire Market, 200 Barclay Parade Southwest.