Fun Things to do in Calgary January 2020

by Anastasia Dvorak

Check out the fun and interesting events for January 2020. Every month I spend hours searching for the best Calgary local and fun events for the whole family so that you don’t have to! I deliver these events weekly to my subscribers.

Friday – January 3

Post New Years Celebration at Murrietas until 1am (live music) @ Murrieta’s West Coast Bar & Grill

SATURDAY – January 4

Southwood Winter Festival (skating and shinny, sleigh rides, Butterfield Acres petting zoo, face painting, games, crafts and more) from 12pm-4pm @ Southwood Community Association

NW Small Dog & Small Puppy Playtime from 10am-11am @ Raising Canine in Crowfoot NW

Latin Dance Nights at The Rec Room (Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Timba, Reggaeton) from 9pm-1am (no cover) @ The Rec Room

Cochrane Try It Free Field Hockey (ages 9-15 years old) from 10am-11am @ Spray Lake Sawmill Family Sports Center

Free Yoga for Beginners from 10am-11.30am @ Village Square Library

Free EverWalk – Bowness Park (meet at Seasons of Bowness Park restaurant; This walk is FREE and everyone is welcome – all ages, all fitness levels. Dogs are welcome but must remain on leash at all times) from 11.45am-1.30pm @ Bowness Park

Tool Shed Brewery Tour & Tasting from 12pm-2pm (tickets $15) @ Tool Shed Brewing Company

Wild Rose Brewery Beer 101 Tour & Tasting (tickets $25) from 2pm-3pm @ Wild Rose Brewery

SUNDAY – January 5

Free Meditation for Beginners (ages 12 and up) from 1pm-2pm @ Village Square Library

St. Bonaventure Church Annual Winter Festival (Enjoy roasting apples over an open fire, hot chocolate, cookies, open to everyone, and FREE!) from 1pm-4pm @ Park 96 (14660 Parkland Blvd SE)

SATURDAY – January 11

Calgary Ice Breaker Polar Dip 2020 from 1pm-3pm @ Mahogany Beach Club

Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers from 8pm-10pm @ Scotiabank Saddledome

Pink Floyd Tribute from 9pm-10.30pm @ Deerfoot Inn & Casino

10-Minute Play Festival – various times @ The Grand

Dive-in Movie (Abombinable – watch while you swim or lounge poolside) from 6.30pm-8.30pm @ Southland Leisure Centre

Jan 11-26 Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts – various times @ Arts Commons

Jan 11-12 The Motorcycle Show from 10am-8pm, 10am-5pm @ BMO Centre

Jan 11-12 Stella York Trunk Show (Wedding Dresses) from 10am-4.30pm @ The Bridal Boutique

SUNDAY – January 12

Photo Skills: Photography on iPhone (free) from 2.30pm-3.30pm @ Apple Chinook Centre

PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure from 10am-12pm @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

FRIDAY – January 17

Jan 17-26 Ice Magic Festival – time varies @ Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Jan 17-18 Alberta Ballet Welcomes Diavolo from 7.30pm-10pm @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Jan 17-18 Lunar New Year Celebration from 7.30pm-9.30pm @ Jack Singer Concert Hall

Jan 17 Wildwood 2020 Lego Contest drop off from 4pm-6pm (Awards: January 18 – 12.00pm) @ Wildwood Community Association

SATURDAY – January 18

Winter Carnival (games, crafts, bouncy castles, etc – tickets $25/family) from 3pm-6pm @ McKenzie Lake Community Association

Free Yoga for Beginners from 10am-11.30am @ Central Library

Calgary Renovation Show from 10am-9pm @ BMO Centre

Temple Brewfest (enjoy local craft breweries, a cidery, bbq, childcare available on site – tickets $25) from 12pm-5pm @ Temple Community Association

The Mom Market Calgary from 1pm-5pm @ Marda Loop Communities Association

Prairie Dog vs Rocky Mountain Beer and BBQ Bites from 7pm-9pm @ Prairie Dog Brewing

Jan 18-19 Franchise Canada Show Calgary from 11am-4pm @ Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

Jan 18-19 2020 Chinese New Year Festival from 10am-6pm @ Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre

SUNDAY – January 19

Jan 19 Calgary Wedding Fair from 9.30am-5pm (fashion show 12pm and 3pm, tickets $25) @ BMO Centre (Hall A,B,C)

SATURDAY – January 25

Jan 25-26 Chinese New Year Festival from 10am-6pm @ Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre

Jan 25-26 The BASH 2020 (curated wedding show – tickets $25) from 6-9pm (Sat) and 11am-3pm (Sun) @ Hudson (200 8 Ave SW – 6th floor)

Chinese New Year Celebration (performances, kid crafts, etc) from 1pm-4pm @ Marlborough Mall

Calgary Frost Night 2020 from 10pm-3am @ Music Nightclub

5K Walk Edworthy Park from 5pm-7pm @ Angel’s Cafe

Sensory Friendly Screening – Adams Family, Playmobil or Abominable from 11am-1pm @ Canyon Meadows Cinemas ($5 per ticket)

Calgary Canucks vs Canmore Eagles from 5pm-7pm @ Max Bell Centre

Frozen II Celebration (donut decorating, a magic show, and snap a photo with Olaf and Princess Anna) from 10am-2.45pm @ Farmer’s Market on Blackfoot

Ice Magic Festival (ice carving competition) from 10am-5.30pm @ The Fairmont Lake Louise

LEGO Building Competition (free – the event is open to the public for viewing of all entries) from 12pm-2pm @ Silver Springs Community Association

Penguin Walk Calgary Zoo daily at 11am @ Calgary Zoo

SUNDAY – January 26

Hitmen Sunday All Families Event from 1pm-5.30pm @ Scotiabank Saddledome

Winter Skatetacular (free ice skating event, hot chocolate + marshmallows and meet Frozen Ice Princess) from 1.30pm-3.30pm @ 400 Panamount Blvd NW

Globetrotting – Exploring Seven Continents in a Day (lounge style travel tradeshow) from 12.30pm-4.30pm @ Hotel Blackfoot


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Fun Things to do in Calgary in January 2020 - Calgary Local and Fun Events including Family Events
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