From Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Concert to Victoria Day at Granary Road, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.
1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Concert
May 18th and 19th at 730pm with an additional 2pm showing on Saturday
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW
On May 18th and 19th, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra will be bringing Harry Potter to life. Listen to the Calgary Philharmonic perform John Williams’ iconic score as you watch the film that started it all in high-definition. This event will have you bewitched by Harry, Ron, and Hermione’s world all over again.
2. Royal Wedding Watch Party
May 19th from 930am-1230pm
Royale, 730 17 Ave SW
You’re invited to celebrate the Royal Wedding between Prince Harry of Wales and Miss Meghan Markle this Saturday. Slip on your best garden party attire and head to Royale to watch BBC’s media coverage of the wedding. Guests should expect a full red-carpet experience, including a photographer, tasty libations and traditional British food. There will also be live commentary by Katrina Olson-Mattahed, Calgary International Film Festival director and Master of Ceremonies, Jimmy-Lee Vennard, Estate Butler at Azuridge Estate Hotel. They’ll have ‘Oscar-style’ gift bags for you to take home and an after-party reception too.
3. Picnic in the Park – YYCFoodTrucks
May 19th – 20th from 11am-7pm
1st St and 11th Ave SE
Join YYCFoodTrucks for the second Frenzy of the 2018 season on May 19th & 20th. Feast on 15 of your favourite YYCFoodTrucks, take in live musical performances from some of Calgary’s newest talents, relax with a cold drink and amazing food in a family friendly, zero waste environment in the heart of our great city.
4. May Long Weekend Party
May 20th from 5pm-2am
National on 10th, 341 10 Ave SW
Join National on 10th on Sunday, May 20th to celebrate the long weekend. Pints of Original 16 will be $5 all night long and a live DJ will get the beats bumping at 10pm sharp so bring your homies and dance the night away.
5. Victoria Day at Granary Road
May 21st from 930am-530pm
Granary Road, 226066 112 St W, Foothills No. 31
Bring the whole family to Granary Road to celebrate Victoria Day. They have a full day of activities lined up including a Drum Circle, Ulmer Irish Dancers, and a Pound Fitness Class. You can also try your hand out a few carnival games and take a photo with the hashtag #royal@granary to be entered to win a prize.