August 31, 2017
Whether you are heading back to school or just shifting back into a work routine, you’re probably feeling a bit down knowing that ‘Summer 2017’ has run its course. Luckily for you, this weekend is Labour Day Long weekend! That means you can decide whether you want to re-watch that entire series on Netflix again or you can come up with a plan to enjoy every day to the fullest! Here are a few activities we are going to check out and we hope to see you there!
1. Fiesta Filipino
True to its primary objective in promoting the Filipino arts, culture and traditions, the Fiesta Filipino YYC, during its two-day celebration, features exhibits, paintings, songs, sports and dances that showcased the richness of their cultural heritage. This event is a free family fun event!
When: September 1-3, 2017
Where: Olympic Plaza
For more details, visit https://www.fiestafilipinoyyc.com/
2. BBQ on the Bow
BBQ on the Bow is an annual competition and outdoor festival that takes place at the Montgomery Community Association in Shouldice Park. Their mission is to spread love, passion and joy for southern style BBQ while also celebrating local products, businesses and musicians! This event is free to attend and has something for all ages! You can expect food demonstrations, live music, face painting, balloon animals and more!
When: September 2-3, 2017
Where: Shouldice Park, Montgomery Community Association
For more details, visit https://bbqonthebow.com/
3. Calgary Pride Parade & Pride in the Park
The signature Calgary Pride Parade is one of the most colourful celebrations of the year! This family friendly parade sees upwards of 60,000 spectators as over 150 entries from community groups, corporations, politicians, churches and public services roll through the heart of downtown, and celebrates the tremendous diversity of Calgary’s community. After the parade make your way to Princess Island Park for one of Calgary’s largest free outdoor cultural celebrations. From 12-6PM, there will be live music, activities in the family zone, beer gardens and a marketplace.
When: September 3, 2017
Where: Downtown Calgary
For more details, visit www.calgarypride.ca
4. Labour Day Classic
Watch as our CFL team, the Calgary Stampeders, take on their rivals in the Labour Day Classic. If you understand the Edmonton Calgary rivalry, you won’t want to miss this!
When September 4th, 2017
Where: McMahon Stadium
For more details, visit https://www.stampeders.com
We hope you take advantage of this weekend and hope to see you out and about! Happy Labour Day everyone!
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