Family-friendly ways to spend May long weekend in Calgary

May long weekend is upon us Calgary and, as always, the weather is up in the air! We never seem to know whether it will be sunny, rainy, stormy or snowing on our first long weekend of spring, but here’s one thing we are sure of: there are tonsof indoor events happening in Calgary this May long, so here are some of our top picks for you to go check out:

Christian Dior at the Glenbow Museum

Date: February 3 – June 2

Take in Christian Dior’s beautifully designed, exquisitely made collection on display at the Glenbow Museum with under a month remaining.

Mama Mio at Jubilations Dinner Theatre

Date: May 11 – July 27

Enjoy a three-act musical comedy, four-course dinner, refillable tea/coffee and an unforgettable night of tears, laughter, joy and awe.

Rocky Mountain Show Jumping: Bow Valley Classic I

Date: May 15-19

This is your chance to see the best of the best show horses and horse jumping around.

Menopause The Musical at Martha Cohen Theatre

Date: May 16-18

Set in a department store, four women with nothing in common but a black lace bra come to realize they have more to share than ever imagined. This laugh out loud musical will have you laughing from start to finish.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers with the CPO

Date: May 17-19

With three showings of this award-winning film accompanied by the renowned Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, we dare say you may want to attend all three after you experience the jaw dropping performance.

Otafest 2019

Date: May 17-19

Experience Calgary’s premier all-ages anime festival featuring anime screenings, exhibitor hall, community panels, cosplay contests, voice actors and countless musical guests.

SISTER ACT: The Musical at Story Book Theatre

Date: May 17 – June 8

When disco diva, Deloris, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won’t be a found: a convent. This PG rated musical is recommended for ages 8 and up – fun for the whole family!

NMC Artist in Residence Workshop: nêhiyawak at Studio Bell

Date: May 18

The Indigenous Canadian artists—Kris Harper (vocals, guitars), Marek Tyler (drums), Matthew Cardinal (bass) and new member Jason Borys (synths) – transcend a new intersection of contemporary sound and the traditional storytelling of their ancestry. Price included in your admission fee.

Party Like Gatsby at The Palace Theatre

Date: May 18

Dress in your finest and head down the Palace Theatre to enter into the world of the Golden Twenties full of entertainment, delicious bites and downright fabulous drinks.

Top Secret Musical at Story Book Theatre

Date: May 18

Head to this show with no idea which musical is about to be performed – the suspense is killing us too!

Whether you enjoy musicals, anime, art or music, there’s something here for everyone this Victoria Day long weekend. Drive safe, Calgary!