If you’re anything like us, you’ve just made it through Blue Monday and all you can think about is how you need to do something… anything! You’ve got to get out of the slump.
You’re probably wondering, what is happening in Calgary right now!?
Well, the days might be short, and the nights might be long and cold but that doesn’t mean there aren’t tons of events and activities to enjoy this February in Calgary.
From illuminated night walks to a roaring hockey game, there are still ways to get out and enjoy life during the winter months! These activities will help make your winter more enjoyable while also allowing you to be around other people and maybe even experience something new.
So don't let the cold weather keep you at home! Take advantage of these activities and events happening in Calgary this February.
Use our quick navigation guide below to jump to a event/activity that intrigues you the most:
- Chinook Blast
- Currie’s Light the Night
- Snow Rodeo
- Ethnik Festival of Arts and Culture 2023
- Block Heater Folk Music Festival
- In the Heat of the Night at The Calgary Zoo
- TELUS Spark After Dark
- Potion Putt - A Wizardry Mini-Golf Course
- Catch A Flames Game
Things to Do in Calgary in February 2023
Ready to have a blast this winter?
Chinook Blast is a winter festival in Calgary that’s truly magical!
For just over two weeks, the festival warms up the city with a celebration of community, culture, and civic pride. The best of Calgary’s art, music, theatre, sport, and recreation are all on display.
From live concerts to family-friendly attractions like a winter ice castle there is something for everyone to enjoy. During the day you can explore various immersive exhibits like Beyond the Hall, which allows visitors to engage with Calgary’s sports history.
As night falls the energy ramps up as Chinook Blast transforms into an outdoor party full of colourful lights and live music. Whether you're looking for a laid-back afternoon or a wild evening out on the town, this festival has it all!
Get ready to have snow much fun!
When: January 27 - February 12
Currie’s Light the Night
Wander through the woodlands of Alexandria Park and experience Light the Night this February!
This unique event celebrates the magic of winter in Calgary while paying homage to Currie’s military roots and connection with the Indigenous peoples.
Explore the 7 distinct installations that illuminate winding pathways with more than 30 individual light pieces that include lanterns, projections and suspended artworks.
When: Ends February 12th
Calgary's Snow Rodeo brings together snow enthusiasts from all over Alberta for a week of fun and shredding.
The event hosts both a FIS Snowboard Slopestyle World Cup and a FIS Snowboard Halfpipe World Cup. The best riders in the world compete at Winsport’s XL parks for cash and points toward world ranking and Olympic qualification.
Whether you're looking for an adrenaline rush or just want to enjoy the acrobatic trickery, you won’t want to miss some of these outstanding performances.
When: February 6th - 12th
Ethnik Festival of Arts and Culture 2023
Celebrate Black History Month at the Ethnik Festival of Arts and Culture 2023!
This annual event creates an amazing space for members of the Afro-Canadian/Caribbean communities to share their vibrant cultural traditions through music, art, dance and food.
The festival begins with cooking competitions from some of Calgary’s top culinary talent and ends with live performances from local and international talents.
Head over for a weekend packed with diversity, inclusivity, and unique art experiences.
When: February 24th and 25th
Block Heater Folk Music Festival
Bring in the heat and defrost those winter blues!
Block Heater music festival features 32 artists and 13 separate events across 4 days, so there’s sure to be something to soothe every soul and warm every heart.
Enjoy a glass of wine at The Ironwood, dance and chill with friends at The Horizon Heating Stage, or skate and groove at Olympic Plaza.
This is a family-friendly musical escape that is sure to satisfy every taste and vibe.
When: February 9th - 12th
In the Heat of the Night at The Calgary Zoo
Love is in the air at the Calgary Zoo this Valentine’s Day 2023!
If you’re looking to create an unforgettable experience for you and your special someone, make sure to secure your spot for a totally zoo-nique night.
The evening starts with a four-course dinner made by an award-winning culinary team and ends with a cheeky “adults-only” presentation about how animals show their love in the wild.
When: February 11th - 14th
TELUS Spark After Dark
Head over to the dark side at TELUS Spark After Dark!
This adult-only event is taking place at Calgary's Science Center. Indulge in an exciting evening of exploration and discovery filled with food, drinks, ice cream, music, and of course, science.
The entire science centre is open for an adults-only evening with full bar service, get sipping on a range of specialty-themed cocktails. End the night with a show in the newly renovated Infinity Dome.
When: February 10th
Potion Putt - A Wizardry Mini-Golf Course
Looking for some family-friendly wizardly fun!?
Head over to Potion Putt to test your magic and putting skills!
This crazy cool mini golf course is located inside Springbank Golf Club and is inspired by famous fantasy and fiction wizards. Embark on a 9-hole course of smoking cauldrons, giant spiders, and 3-eyed toads.
Turn the experience into a boozy night out with friends and try their mystical beverages seeping with smoke!
When: Ends February 28th
Catch A Flames Game
February is the perfect time to catch a Calgary Flames game!
The Saddledome will be bustling with cheering fans as the Calgary Flames take on some of their toughest rivals in the NHL. Whether you’re an avid fan or just looking for something fun to do in Calgary this month, don’t miss out on seeing one of Canada's most beloved teams play.
There are plenty of food options within walking distance and easy access to public transportation, so get out there and make some noise!
When: February 16, 18, 20, 28
If you're reading this and going to be attending a Flames game in February - Send a DM to us -> Real Estate Partners @REPYYC on Instagram and the first five clients / (raving fans!) to hit our inbox will get two REPYYC hats brought to them at the game!
We hope this list of events and activities happening in Calgary this February will squash your winter blues. Whether you're looking for something educational, a fun date night, or you just want some out-of-the-ordinary experiences, Calgary has it all!
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