New Year, New Activity!
- See a movie at the new Landmark Cinemas at Market Mall
Watch the most anticipated movies of 2020 like Wonder Women: 1984, No Time to Die, and Mulan at the new Landmark Cinemas theatre at Market Mall! The new location opened at the end of December and offers customers a luxurious experience as they watch movies on the big screen. The Market Mall location has five different theatres and offers recliner seats with footrests and headrests, making it a truly relaxing movie experience. Customers can also reserve their seats for free ahead of time and take part in the daily movie deals offered by the theatre like Senior’s Day on Monday and reduced ticket prices on Tuesday. Accessible seats and sensory-friendly showtimes are also available.
- Buy produce at a new market in New Horizon Mall
The Prairie Horizon Fresh Market will open at the New Horizon Mall in 2020 and offer customers a variety of fresh market produce and goods from meat, spices, coffee, and baked goods to locally-grown fruits and vegetables. Products will be sourced from local vendors and farmers. The market will open alongside the current international shops and vendors that occupy most of the mall. While no official opening date has been announced for the market, it is expected to open in stages early in the New Year once all the vendors have been secured.
- Explore Contemporary Calgary’s inaugural exhibits and programs
After completing upgrades to Contemporary Calgary’s home at the Centennial Planetarium, the arts organization is ready to showcase the work of local and internal artists with its first exhibits and programs in 2020. On January 23, members of the public will be able to visit Contemporary Calgary from Tuesday until Sunday for $10. Alternatively, visitors can pay $20 for an annual membership and see Contemporary Calgary’s exhibits throughout the year. Visitors can expect to see exhibits from around the world, including one from Yoko Ono and another by over 36 different local artists. A complete schedule of the exhibits and programs at Contemporary Calgary in 2020 can be found here.
- Take part in a giant inflatable obstacle course in May
On May 9, Calgary will be home to an adult-size inflatable obstacle course. The obstacles include a long inflatable slide and bouncy castle. The whole attraction will be approximately 300 metres long and offer many different activities for guests to participate in. Although the course is mainly geared towards adults, there will be two days dedicated to children and youth so they can also take part in the fun and experience the course. To learn more about the inflatable course and pre-order tickets, visit the website here.
- Travel on Calgary Transit with a mobile ticket.
Calgary Transit is expected to release the MyFare app for transit users in 2020 after completing their initial test of the system this past year. The new app will let users pay and use their transit tickets through their cell phones. Other options will also be available to make the transit experience more mobile-friendly for riders. No official date has been set for the release of the app, but it is expected to become available later in the year. The current paper ticket system will still be available after it is released. For more information and updates on the app, visit the Calgary Transit website.