It’s a beautiful September weekend here in Calgary and there is a huge variety of events to take in in Calgary all over the city. You don’t want to miss out on these last few days of summer! So here is your #YYC Weekend Scoop with the Top things to do in Calgary Sep 11-13, let’s get out there YYC!
Circle the Wagons (Pumphouse Park, September 12, 11am-11pm)
From the imaginations of BassBus, YYCFoodTrucks & Village Brewery, a traveling carnival of local food, beer, music, art and performers will come together for a celebration unlike any other. This is the second annual event in whose goal is to raise funds for community initiatives and bring urban experiences outside of the downtown core.
Cost: $20, all ages under 14 free
Details here: Circle the Wagons
Honens Festival: Storytellers (Central Memorial Park- 12:30pm September 12)
Kids of all ages assemble for face painting and teddy bear marching orders. Pack a picnic blanket, water, sunscreen and teddy bear too! At 1 pm, a procession of kids and teddy bears will march through Calgary’s beautiful Central Memorial Park followed by a narrated performance of Paddington Bear’s First Concert.
Details here: Honens
Calgary Mini Maker Fair (Telus Spark, September 11-12)
The largest annual showcase of makers, local innovation and creativity in Calgary is returning to TELUS Spark! Experience the energy of the maker movement over this two-day, family-friendly faire. Many find Maker Faires to be tranformational experiences. Be inspired by the creativity, passion and resourcefulness of people who are making incredible things in our own backyard.
Details & tickets here: Telus Spark
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