What’s Happening Around Calgary this Month!


There’s plenty going on this month in your city!  The weather is getting nicer and people are getting outside, and having fun.  Here’s a list of some of our top picks for things to do in Calgary this month.

May 1-10
Alberta Burger Fest
Restaurants from all around the city are making burger creations for this event which is taking over for YYC Burger Week.  Votes will be cast, and a winner will be crowned, with 10% of the purchase of every burger going towards one of AB Burger Fest’s charity partners.  You can find burgers in the $50 category, all the way down to $1.  Essentially, you get to eat delicious burgers and it’s for a good cause, you can’t get much better than that.

May 7th
Inglewood Girls Night Out
Over 50 participating stores, galleries, and restaurants will be open late for Girls Night Out.  Stroll the streets of Inglewood, and enjoy all the discounts, prizes, and giveaways!


May 10th
Mother’s Day Brunch and Fashion Show-Vin Room
Head over to Vin Room for their annual Mother’s Day 3 course brunch, with wine pairings and a fashion show from Apt 22.  You’ll also get some goodie bags, and welcome champagne!  Tickets are $65 for adults $32.50 for children.  For tickets e-mail info@vinroom.com or call 587-353-8812 for Vin Room West, and 403-457-5522 for Vin Room Mission.


May 13th
Do Good In Your Hood from Datenight YYC and Mealshare
At this event with Datenight YYC and Mealshare, you’ll lend a helping hand at the Calgary Drop in Centre to plate and serve dinner.  Then head to your own dinner at a Mealshare participating restaurant.  You can do some good in the community, make some new friends, and enjoy a great meal!  RSVP here, it’s free!


May 23rd
An Intimate Evening with Rick Mercer
Rick Mercer is in town for this event in support of Bullying Ends Here.  Join him, speaker Tad Milmine, and CTV’s Tara Nelson at Webber Academy for what will be an impactful and special evening.  Tickets are $150 for general admission and $250 for VIP, get your tickets at www.bullyingendshere.ca.


May 30th
Woman 2 Warrior Race

This is a women’s only charity obstacle adventure race benefiting Easter Seals Alberta and Children’s Hospital Aid Society.  It’s a non-timed event that covered 5km of trails at SAIT and Riley Park.  The course is designed to challenge you and push you outside your comfort zone, all for a great cause!  You can register as an individual or as a team.  To train for this event you can hit up a Sunday bootcamp class generously donated by Spa Lady in Westbrook or Canyon Meadows.


May 31st
Lilac Festival
If you live in Calgary, you probably know about Lilac Fest.  You’ll find vendors, performers, concerts, and other entertainment at this free street festival.  4th Street is packed with people enjoying all of the outdoor festivities and celebrating the local culture and community!

With all this and so much more going on, there’s no reason not to get out and enjoy everything this city has happening this month!