What’s Up This Week: January 1 – January 5

From Electric Winter Nights to Friday Night Live Music, here's what's up this week in YYC.

From Electric Winter Nights to Friday Night Live Music, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.

1. Make It: Visual Arts Residency at Koi
January 2nd-8th from 430-11pm
Cafe Koi, 1011 1ST St SW #100


Let your creativity run wild with this visual arts event. A new fabricated stellar, futuristic collection by Make It YYC includes 3D psychedelic art pieces playing on texture, shape, light, sacred geometry and imagination to transport your mind.

2. Calgary Zoo Lights
Runs until Saturday, January 6th
Nightly from 6-9pm
Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Drive NE


The traditional Calgary Zoo Lights is back again for its 20th year and sure to be more lit. A perfect evening with your family or a date night awaits you as the Calgary Zoo transforms its grounds at night into a festival showcase of lights shaped in your favorite animals. Enjoy some hot chocolate and activities as you walk in this Winter Wonderland. Tickets are $14.95 for 16+ and $11.95 for kids ages 3yrs – 15yrs.

3. Electric Winter Nights – Feed Me
January 1st from 9pm-2am
The Palace Theatre, 219 8 Avenue SW


Music fanatic and love electronic? Electric Winter Nights music festival is coming to The Palace Theatre in January 2018. Enjoy a night of electronic music in the heart of downtown.

4. Free First Thursday Night
Thursday, January 4th 5pm-9pm
Glenbow Museum, 130-9 Ave SE


This is your first free Thursday Night of the year! Last chance to see the exhibitions Higher States: Lawren Harris and His American Contemporaries and One New Work – DaveandJenn: The Wellspring before they close on January 7.



5. Friday Night Live Music
Friday, January 5th 6:30pm-8:30pm
Cravings Market Restaurant, 7207 Fairmount Dr SE


Start your New Year right with great meals and amazing music.


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