Well, a little rain is no problem! This province is full of things to do indoors that will keep you active and engaged regardless of the weather.
Golf in the spookiest way possible in Calgary and Edmonton
A fan of Halloween and spooky ghosts and goblins? You don’t need to wait for October! Head to Monster Mini Golf where you play on a black lit course under the prying eyes of the “scary” monsters. The atmosphere is upbeat and fun, and the course provides a good challenge for all ages. Both Calgary and Edmonton locations also feature an arcade.
Get fit while having fun in Fort McMurray
The Suncor Community Leisure Centre in Fort McMurray has a variety of activities including curling, Kids Clubhouse, an indoor playground, fitness centre, art gallery, skating rink, visual arts studio, climbing wall, and more. Day passes are available and COVID safety measures are in effect.
Master a Meal in Edmonton or Stony Plain
Sorrentino’s is known in the Edmonton region for their great Italian food, but did you know they also offer group cooking classes, themed small group dinners, and private lessons? Check out their event calendar to see when you can attend a pasta date night, a pop up garlic cooking class, the annual mushroom harvest, and more. You’ll love the food, learning a new skill, and the delicious wine parings that accompany most events.
Enjoy the Carter-Ryan Gallery in Canmore and Banff
During the day the Carter-Ryan Gallery features the work of Indigenous artist Jason Carter. During the summer nights (pre-COVID) the gallery transformed into a theatre and film venue. While the theatre is on hold during the pandemic, you can enjoy Carter-Ryan production short films on their website. The gallery is not the only place to enjoy Carter’s beautiful work. He has a number of installations around the province.
Nerissa McNaughton is a freelance writer and a contributor to Great West Media. This story was written for the Hot Summer Guide advertising feature. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial staff.