From glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival to Family Day with Fred Penner, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.
1. glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival
Downtown Calgary, Various Locations
glow: Downtown Winter Light Festival is an annual light and music festival happening in the heart of downtown Calgary. Meant to warm up winter’s darkest days, experience one-of-a-kind interactive light displays, art, entertainment, food trucks and activities.
2. In the Heat of the Night
February 15th from 6pm-1030pm
Enmax Conservatory, The Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Dr NE
The Calgary Zoo is cranking up the Valentine’s Day heat with this special event. Wine and dine your date as you enjoy a delicious 4-course meal, romantic music, games, onsite photographer and a playful intimate exchange about romance in the wild.
Runs until February 16th, 7:30pm with an additional Saturday matinee at 2:00pm
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW
Over three evenings, de.Vi.ate will feature three contrasting modern ballets, choreographed by some of the most powerful voices of our time. Delight in two hours of highly powerful choreography in three acts at this riveting event. The acts are comprised of Futureland, a piece inspired by the aesthetics of contemporary video game art and music; Sixth Breath, a new creation which punctuates classical dance with athleticism and contemporary movement; and Caelestis, a mind-bending dance ritual that explores our diminishing humanity in an ever-expanding technological landscape.
4. Karaoke at Galaxy Karaoke
Daily from 6pm-2am
Galaxy Karaoke, 1324 10 Ave SW
Spice up your date night routine with some karaoke. Galaxy Karaoke, located downtown on 10th Ave SW, is the place to be. Come eat, drink, and pick a track with your bae as you belt out some of your all-time favourite songs.
5. Family Day with Fred Penner
February 18th from 10am-5pm
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, 850 4 St SE
Spend Family Day at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre. Fred Penner, one of Canada’s most beloved children’s singer-songwriter and the “Canadian Minister of Positivity,” will be performing at 11am and 2pm. Other activities include performances by local musicians and musical groups, show and tell, instrument demos, and campfire sing-alongs.