Things to Do in Calgary During the September Long Weekend

This weekend, check out Fiesta Filipino, go to a vegan festival, do some yoga surrounded by art and more.

Photograph courtesy of Beyond Van Gogh Calgary.

Do some yoga  at the Beyond Van Gogh Experience

Mountain Home Yoga is holding yoga classes at the Beyond Van Gogh Immersive Experience on September 4 and 5 at 8 a.m. Bring your own mat and do yoga in the middle of the Van Gogh exhibit. The class is suitable for all experience levels and you can also check out the exhibit after the class.

20 Roundup Way S.E., calgaryvangogh.com

 

Attend a Pride brunch fundraiser virtually or in-person

The Centre for Sexuality is holding a Pride brunch in support of Camp fYrefly this weekend and you can show your support either in-person or virtually. The in-person event features brunch, performances and camp stories at Hotel Arts, while those who want to tune in virtually can pick up their meal and enjoy the event at home over Zoom. The brunch is on September 4 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Spend a day at the Calgary Farmyard

 

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Check out the Calgary Farmyard before the end of the summer season. It has many family friendly activities for everyone, including a petting corral, pony rides, mini golf and a corn maze. You can also snack on treats like mini doughnuts, kettle corn fudge and jumbo hot dogs while you’re there.

284022 Township Rd 224, Rocky View County, 403-648-2719, calgaryfarmyard.com

 

Check out Fiesta Filipino at Olympic Plaza

Fiesta Filipino celebrates Filipino-Canadian culture through music, performances, arts and food. Head down to Olympic Plaza on September 4 and 5 to catch appearances by Ethan David and Tony Labrusca, check out local vendors and more. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and has free entry.

Olympic Plaza, 228 8 Ave. S.E., fiestafilipino.ca

 

Dine at a new Mexican restaurant in Kensington

 

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A new restaurant focusing on Mexican street food has opened in Calgary. Located in Kensington, Tu Taco offers tacos, burritos, quesadillas and more. Swing by to enjoy a bite on the patio.

102, 1414 Kensington Road N.W., 403-283-0137, tutaco.ca

 

Attend a vegan festival at Shaw Millennium Park

VegFest, an annual vegan festival in Calgary, returns on September 4. The festival, which is free to attend, will have vegan food, speakers, beer gardens, an activity zone for kids and more. There will also be a family-friendly drag show to celebrate Pride Week.

1220 9 Ave. S.W., vegfestcalgary.com

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