5 Long Weekend Activities for the Whole Family

Posted by Robert McIntyre on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 10:59am.

5 Long Weekend Activities for the Whole Family


  1.  High River Little Britches Weekend

Round up your cow pokes and come down to enjoy one of Canada’s most unique rodeos, plus a jam-packed roster of events including the 60th Annual Little Britches parade. The Little Britches rodeo is one of the main attractions, where kids can practice their cowboy moves in challenges such as calf roping, sheep riding & barrel busting! There will also be a music festival & “Taste of High River” event for food lovers! This year’s parade theme is “A Salute to High River First Responders”

Who: All Ages

When: Friday May 18th –  Monday May 21st

Tickets: Mostly Free (Some ticketed events)

Where: High River Rodeo Grounds


  1.  Victoria Day at Granary Road

Spend Victoria Day with the whole family at the Granary Road Market. You can join in on a Drum Circle, watch Irish Dancing & participate in a Pound Fitness Class. It’ll be a day full of excitement and activities including carnival games & a photo booth!

Who: The Whole Family

When: Monday May 21st 9:30-5:30pm

Where: 226066 112th Street West, MD of Foothills

Tickets: Free!


  1.   Calgary Serbian Fest

    Join the Calgary-Serbian community as they entertain, feed & wow you with fantastic cultural and sport events during the May Long Weekend. This spectacular event will feature tons of entertaining programs showcasing some of the best cultural dancing, cuisine, sports and displays the Serbian community has to offer!

    Who: Everyone

    Where: 16025 243 Avenue East, De Winton

    When: Saturday May 19th & Sunday May 20th 11:00-5:00pm

    Tickets: $5 (Ages 10+)



  1.   Calaway Park Opening Weekend

Calaway Park will be kicking off its 37th season of family fun this weekend! You will not want to miss out!

When: May 19th opening at 9:00am

Where: Calaway Park (245033 Range Road 33)

Who: The Whole Family

Tickets: Regular (Age 7-49) $39.95 (Age 3-6) $33.00 (Age 50+) $31.00 (Family of Four) $120.00


  1.   Picnic in The Park

If you love Food Trucks & picnics in the park on sunny days, mark this in your calendar for this weekend! This food truck gathering in Victoria Park features 15 food trucks! There will also be live music all day!

When: May 19th & 20th 11:00-7:00pm

Where: 1st Street & 11th Avenue SE

Who: All Ages!

Tickets: $5 (Ages 15+)

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