5 Fun Things to Do in Calgary This March

Go skydiving, run a race on St. Patrick’s Day and start planning ahead for the Calgary Underground Film Festival.

CUFF. Photo by Caitlind R.C. Brown.

Indoors: Go Skydiving at iFly

Feel the rush of skydiving indoors at the iFly facility at Deerfoot City. The 12-foot diameter wind tunnel offers a thrilling experience for flyers of all skill levels.

 

Outdoors: Run The Original St. Patrick’s Day Road Race

A 37-year-old tradition started by the Calgary Roadrunners, this year’s five- and 10-kilometre races on March 17 award participants with a medal and offer a post-race meal.

 

Plan Ahead: Calgary Underground Film Festival

Celebrate the best in international independent cinema when this local favourite film festival returns from April 18 to 28. Tickets are released three to four weeks before the event, so you can start planning early.

 

Now or Never: Hear a Famous Pianist Perform in His Hometown

Jan Lisiecki, who once trained at the Mount Royal Conservatory, returns to Calgary’s Bella Concert Hall to perform the music of the greats (including Frédéric Chopin’s famous 24 Preludes, Op. 28) on March 11.

 

Free: Visit the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary

With more than 80 years of conservation experience, the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre has tallied more than 270 bird species, 21 mammal species and 347 plant species over the years. Admission is free, with informative activities to check out like interpretive exhibits at the Nature Centre.

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This article appears in the March 2024 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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