Victoria Day Weekend Events & Activities in Calgary:
Saturday, May 16 – Monday, May 18, 2020
Though there are not many things you can do during these unprecedented times, there are few activities that can be enjoyed while physical distancing is in effect that is in accordance with Alberta’s Health Orders during this May long weekend in Calgary.
Due to COVID-19 many attractions are closed and gatherings of more than 15 are prohibited.
Calgary is in a state of Emergency that mandates residents to maintain a 2 meter physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
1. YYC Food Trucks
YYC Food Trucks will be at Grey Eagle Casino with a delicious physical distancing food “fest” on May 16 & 17.
2. Go Fishing
Looking for a great fishing spot to call your own? Alberta Conservation Association and Alberta Environment and Parks have stocked waterbodies across the province to create over 260 different fishing opportunities.
3. Enjoy Hiking or Discover Nature Attractions in Calgary
Seeking some fresh air adventure this weekend — the good news is there are lots of natural areas for you to explore.
4. Explore Calgary on Two Wheels
Calgary has over 72 kilometres of bike paths.
5. Go Birding
Spring is a great time to go birdingand there are many fabulous locations in Calgary
6. Eat-In and Support Local
If you can afford, order a take outfrom Calgary restaurants.
Feeding YYC is bringing together Calgary’s best restaurants to give you a one of a kind gourmet takeaway event!Participating restaurants will be cooking up a unique family-style or multi-course meal.
The Dandy Brewing Company is hosting a long weekend hot dog pop up this weekend with an all Hot-Dog menu consisting of 5 options, as well as Cheese tots, or pulled pork tots on the side.
7. Go Golfing
Calgary Golf Courses are open. Book a tee time!
8. Explore Public Art
Exploring Calgary’s public artworks is one of the best physical distancing activities you can do.
9. Enjoy a Quarantine Concert
There are many free concerts live-streamed every day. Check them out.
10. Enjoy Live Theatre from around the World
With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theatres to shut their doors, many performing art centres have taken to being open virtually.
11. Explore Canada or the World From Home
Explore Canada’s arctic, Winnipeg, National Parks and many more places from Home. Travel to international or outer space destinations like the international space station, discover Egypt’s Heritage Sites from tombs to monasteries or take a trip on scenic trains in Europe virtually.