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Festivals & Fairs

The Inglewood Pollinator Park Market.
Everyday from May 14, 2024 - Oct 29, 2024 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Every Tuesday from 4-8pm!!! Come on out and enjoy the beautiful night with friends and family to fuel your market needs. May 14th - October 29th AGLC Approved.
Location:9 Street and 9 Avenue SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events
Link:http://thedowntownmarkets.ca
Neighbour Day Celebrations.
> Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Calgary’s Culture + Entertainment District will join the line up of block parties and community events taking place city-wide this Neighbour Day, while showcasing the unique blend of character, charm, and energy abuzz in the district. Celebrate community connection and take part in an assortment of free, family-friendly activities hosted at Pixel Park.
Location:Pixel Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.cedistrict.com/pixel-park
Inn from the Cold Traditional Powwow.
> Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Inn from the Cold for a Traditional Powwow to Celebrate Neighbour Day. If you’ve never experienced the sounds and colors of the Traditional Powwow, this is your chance.
Location:611 4 Street S.W. (Harley Hotchkiss Garden, Downtown Calgary)
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://innfromthecold.org/powwow/
Neighbour Day Block Party @ Made by Momma.
> Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Come celebrate Neighbour Day with Made by Momma and The Happy Birthday Project! Join for free family fun! There will be a live DJ, magician, face painting, a petting zoo, bouncy castles, and more! Bring a donation of unopened diapers or formula to receive a $2 discount coupon for your lunch.
Location:Made by Momma - 66 21st Street NW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.facebook.com/share/tbwqzwCcVq9MaqTt/
Rhubarbfest 2024! .
> Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Family fun, kids’ games, live music, food, a beer garden, and more at Southwood Community Hall.
Location:Southwood Community Hall
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://allevents.in
Okotoks Parade and Children’s Festival.
> Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Bands, floats, dancers, horses and fire trucks are all part of the proceedings that wind throughout downtown. The Children's Festival is always a hit with families and includes live entertainment and activities.
Location:Downtown Okotoks
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://okotoks.ca
Heritage Park Children’s Festival.
Everyday from Jun 15, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Step into a world of wonder at Heritage Park’s Children’s Festival, a day filled with endless fun for the little ones. Let their imaginations run wild with a kids-only market, face painting, live music, puppet theatre, play areas, lots of sweet treats, crafts, family games and much more. Don’t miss this magical event where kids can explore, learn and play in the wide-open spaces of Heritage Park.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Sled Island.
Everyday from Jun 19, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Sled Island's thoughtful, eclectic programming and independent spirit have produced a one-of-a-kind festival experience. Each June, the five-day music and arts festival brings together a community of music, comedy, film and art as well as over 40,000 attendees across multiple venues, earning rave reviews from attendees, artists and media across the globe.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://sledisland.com
OHSOTO’KINO: Indigenous Peoples Day.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
As part of National Music Centre’s OHSOTO’KINO initiative, join Studio Bell for a special event showcasing local Indigenous song, music, and dance. The day’s lineup includes Cree Métis recording artist/songwriter, poet, and filmmaker Sandra Sutter, nêhiyaw singer-songwriter Wyatt C. Louis, and Inuvaluit singer-songwriter Willie Thrasher with his partner Linda Saddleback.
Location:Studio Bell Music Centre
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://studiobell.ca
School's Out Party in Capitol Hill.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
It's that time again: CHCA's School's Out Party! Get your free tickets here for our second annual bash. Bouncy castles! Petting zoo! Food trucks! Crafts and games! Beer garden! LIVE MUSIC featuring the Big Yellow Van and Midnight Taiko! Kids can experience KidStrong, climb on a fire truck, and so much more. Join us on June 21 from 6 - 10 pm.
Location:1531 21 Avenue NW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:https://capitolhill.getcommunal.com/parent_programs/1228
GlobalFest Fireworks- Strathmore Stampede Cowboy Town Concert.
> Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
GlobalFest is returning for a second year at the Strathmore Cowboy Town Concert to provide a very exciting firework finale to the Cowboy Town performances. Enjoy live music and an explosive end to the evening with our fireworks to end off the night. Tickets are available at StrathmoreAG.com
Cost:$69.00
Location:Strathmore Grandstand, 33 Wheatland trail
Category:Festivals & Fairs, Parent's Night Out
Link:https://shop.authentigate.ca/store/strathmore/954
Parkland Summerfest.
> Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A community festival bringing people together for a fun and memorable day in Parkland’s beautiful Park 96.
Location:Park 96
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://parklandsummerfest.com
Okotoks BuskerFest.
> Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Musicians, actors, magicians, jugglers, street performers, dancers, b-boys, singers and entertainers of all ages and acts will spread out on McRae and North Railway Streets for this fun street festival. It’s all free - if you like what you hear, show your appreciation for the performances with a loonie, toonie, or fiver - and don’t forget the applause.
Location:McRae and North Railway Streets
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://okotoks.ca
GlobalFest OneWorld Picnic.
> Sunday Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come down to Hotchkiss Gardens to witness a sneak peak of GlobalFest through the mini OneWorld Festival. Check out the gathering of various cultural pavilions on site and experience demonstrations, displays and vendors. Then, grab a bite from the food trucks on site and enjoy your lunch while viewing our fantastic performance groups from many different cultures.
Location:Hotchkiss Gardens
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://globalfest.ca/events/
Jazz YYC Summer Festival.
Everyday from Jun 25, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This signature festival features both ticketed and free events along Calgary’s ‘Music Mile.’ With concerts, a club series, and the signature JazzWalk on the final Sunday of the festival, there is something for everyone.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jazzyyc.com
Kensington Night Market.
> Thursday Jun 27, 2024 at 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Entertainment, local vendors and so much more; shop the market then experience and enjoy Kensington.
Location:1209 Kensington Road NW Parking Lot
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://thedowntownmarkets.ca
YYC Ice Cream Fest.
Everyday from Jul 19, 2024 - Aug 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This summer, participating cafés, restaurants, and creameries compete for the coveted titles of YYC’s Best Scoop, Best Non-Dairy Scoop, and special Golden Scoop award. Calgarians can taste a spectacular lineup of chilled treats and determine the entry that bests them all!
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yycicecreamfest.com/
Afro-Caribbean Food Festival.
Everyday from Jul 20, 2024 - Jul 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A celebration of the Caribbean, African and everything in between through food, music and culture.
Location:508 7 Ave SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://acfoodfestival.com
GlobalFest OneWorld Picnic.
> Sunday Jul 21, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come down to Hotchkiss Gardens to witness a sneak peak of GlobalFest through the mini OneWorld Festival. Check out the gathering of various cultural pavilions on site and experience demonstrations, displays and vendors. Then, grab a bite from the food trucks on site and enjoy your lunch while viewing our fantastic performance groups from many different cultures.
Location:Hotchkiss Gardens
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://globalfest.ca/events/
Kensington Night Market.
> Thursday Jul 25, 2024 at 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Entertainment, local vendors and so much more; shop the market then experience and enjoy Kensington.
Location:1209 Kensington Road NW Parking Lot
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://thedowntownmarkets.ca
Inglewood Sunfest.
> Saturday Jul 27, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
o At Sunfest, there is an activity made for all ages. This could mean a jump in the bouncer, discovering a great new band, being wowed and amazed by world-class circus and comedy street shows, choosing a perfect summer patio or searching for a trendy fashion; there is no shortage of things happening in Inglewood.
Location:Inglewood
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://inglewoodsunfest.ca
Tango 2 Echo Fest.
> Sunday Aug 4, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
From the local arts and vendors market to the beer garden, food trucks, live entertainment, mural tour, and car show – Tango 2 Echo has something for everyone in the family at Greenview Industrial.
Location:Greenview Industrial Area
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://greenviewindustrial.com
Tour de Bowness Race and Festival.
> Monday Aug 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This event has become the annual “street party” to celebrate the vibrant and historical community of Bowness, “Bownesians” and visitors have come to enjoy.
Location:6501 Bowness Road NW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://tourdebowness.com
Kensington Night Market.
> Thursday Aug 8, 2024 at 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Entertainment, local vendors and so much more; shop the market then experience and enjoy Kensington.
Location:1209 Kensington Road NW Parking Lot
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://thedowntownmarkets.ca
Calgary Dragon Boat Festival.
Everyday from Aug 9, 2024 - Aug 11, 2024 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival is an exciting mix of dragon boat racing cultural celebrations featuring a main stage of entertainment beer garden, retail merchants, and food trucks. The Race & Festival strives to create an unforgettable experience while promoting teamwork and inspiration while respecting the land & water we play on.
Location:North Glenmore Park Road, N Glenmore Park Rd, Calgary, AB T3E, Canada
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgarydragonboatsociety.com/marketplace/
Calgary Japanese Festival .
Everyday from Aug 9, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Features traditional Japanese customs, music, dance, and martial arts demonstrations.
Location:Max Bell Centre
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgaryjca.com
Franco Festival Calgary.
Everyday from Aug 9, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Celebrate the diversity of the Francophonie with music, dance, a cultural village, children's area, and bistro.
Location:Olympic Plaza
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://francofestcalgary.com
Calgary Arab Festival.
Everyday from Aug 10, 2024 - Aug 11, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Travel through the Middle East in a day, enjoying the sights and tastes of the region at Shaw Millenium Park.
Location:Shaw Millenium Park
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgaryarabartssociety.ca
Marda Gras.
> Sunday Aug 11, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Calgary’s longest-running street festival! Marda Loop’s big Marda Gras event returns this year with vendors, live music, performances and of course, their annual pet pageant.
Location:Marda Loop
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://visitmardaloop.com
Carifest Calgary .
Everyday from Aug 16, 2024 - Aug 18, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Carifest celebrates the fusion of the Caribbean’s varied cultural components into a vibrant, dynamic, ambiance that draws millions of visitors to the Caribbean region each year at Millenium Park.
Location:Millenium Park
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://carifestcalgary.com
Expo Latino.
Everyday from Aug 16, 2024 - Aug 18, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Celebrate Latin culture with live music, dance performances, and food at Prince's Island Park.
Location:Prince's Island Park
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://expolatino.com
Chinatown Street Festival.
> Saturday Aug 17, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Features street performances, food stalls, and cultural exhibits celebrating Filipino culture.
Location:Chinatown
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Calgary Pride.
Everyday from Aug 31, 2024 - Sep 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
One of the most vibrant events in Calgary! From a parade to inspirational speakers, parties, and more, there will be tons of incredible things happening in celebration of the 2SLGBTQ+ community this summer.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgarypride.ca
Alberta Culture Days.
Everyday from Sep 1, 2024 - Sep 30, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
An opportunity to discover, experience and celebrate arts and culture through local events and activities, in person and online across the province.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Open House & Tours, Parent's Night Out, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://culturedays.ca

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