Sept 2 - 5, 2022: Outdoor Events in Calgary Labour Day Weekend

Calgary is chock full of things to do, especially during the summer months. As one of the last weekends before back to school (and it is supposed to beautiful weather), here are 7 outdoor events in Calgary Labour Day Weekend 2022 that you can enjoy! Watch the video and click below to get your tickets, reserve your spot or find out more details.



1. Mini Hike with CanadianKelsey

Date & Time:

Friday, Sept 2, 2022 at 7PM

Location:

Hull's Wood - Fish Creek Park (meet near amphitheatre in parking area)

Cost:

Free

Details:

Rain or shine, join CanadianKelsey on a mini hike through Fish Creek Provincial Park to meet other local Calgarians or those new to the area! This hike has mostly flat ground with some paved pathways, bring your camera, a snack and a picnic blanket to sit by the river and make new friends as the sun goes down. This event is meant to bring people together in an outdoor space giving people room to breathe and the opportunity to meet new people!

**Please note: CanadianKelsey is not a professional guide, please come prepared for all weather and you are responsible for your own safety. This is meant to be a casual gathering to meet new people.**


2. Celebrate Alberta - Alberta Day


Date & Time:

Friday, Sept 2: 4 pm to 8 pm

Saturday, Sept 3: 12 pm to 10 pm

Location:

Prince's Island Park

Cost:

Free

Details:

These family friendly events will Celebrate Alberta becoming a province on Sept 1, 1905. September 1st is officially 'Alberta Day' and from Sept 1 - 3, 2022, the City of Calgary and the Government of Alberta will be hosting events at Prince's Island Park featuring a made-in Alberta marketplace, local artist performances, beer garden, a free concert by Brett Kissel (and so many more on Sept 3, 2022) and wrapping up festivities on Sept 3 with fireworks!



3. Zoo Nights

Date & Time:

Sept 2 & 3, 2022 - 9am to 8pm

(Last entry is at 7pm)

Location:

Calgary Zoo

Cost:

Adults (16+) $34.95 +GST

Seniors $32.95 +GST

Child (3-15) $24.95 +GST

Under 3 FREE (Timed ticket not required)

Details:

During the labour day long weekend, the Calgary Zoo holds Zoo Nights which have extended hours. Visitors can visit until 8pm. As the weather starts to cool off during the evening, animals are often more active, this allows you to snap photos, watch them play all while listening to acoustic musicians and having a drink.


4. Calgary Highland Games


Date & Time:

Saturday, Sept 3 at 8AM

Location:

9025 Shepard Road Southeast, Calgary

Cost:

$5 - 15

Details:

Starting in 1913, the Calgary Highland Games is one of the premier gatherings in Western Canada. Check out performers such as drummers, dancers, pipers, heavy events and more as this event which kick starts at 8 am.



5. Calgary Pride - Parade & Festival


Date & Time:

Sunday, Sept 4 at 11 AM - 12 PM

Location:

Along 9th Ave SW between 6 Street SW & 4 Street SE

Cost:

Free

Details:

The Parade is scheduled to march along 9th ave and will take about 1 hour to complete. After the Pride Parade, join Calgary Pride for the outdoor Calgary Pride Festival at Fort Calgary with kid-friendly activities, food trucks, vendors and beer garden. Calgary Pride annual event gives us so many things to do during the Calgary Labour Day weekend, click below to find out more details about the parade and festival!



6. Calgary Stampeders Classic


Date & Time:

Monday, Sept 5th at 2:30PM

(Grid Iron Garden from 12:30-2:30PM)

Location:

McMahon Stadium

Cost:

$52 - 295+

Details:

Calgary Stampeders go head to head with Edmonton Elk in this Calgary Labour Day Weekend Classic event. Join the Stampeders at the Grid Iron Garden pre-game for music, autographs, face painting, family fun, games and more!


7. Hotel Heartbreak

Date & Time:

On Until October 15th, 2022

Location:

Jubilations Theatre

Cost:

$38.95 - 75.95

Details:

Have you been looking for dinner and a show?! Look no further this Labour Day Weekend, if the weather turns and it happens to rain, seek shelter and get a show at the Jubilations theatre. Hotel Heartbreak brings the musical stylings of Elvis and the gang to the stage as you enjoy Elvis themed dinner selections.


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