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Hygge Hut on River Walk.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 17, 2023 - Mar 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The East Village is bringing cozy back to East Village Hygge Hut on RiverWalk. The Hygge Hut is a big warm East Village hug in the middle of a long, cold Calgary winter. The contemporary, Scandinavian-style space is inspired by the Danish idea of Hygge, which means a special kind of well-being — it’s a cozy, easy togetherness enhanced by the glow of a firepit, soft lighting, a warm drink and good company. The snuggle vibe, in short.
Location:East Village River Walk
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.evexperience.com
Nightrise.
Everyday from Nov 18, 2023 - Mar 30, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
At Nightrise, Sulphur Mountain’s summit is transformed after dark through four digital art installations. Vibrant lighting, multimedia effects, video projections, and music bring the mountaintop to life in a new and unexpected way.
Location:Banff Gondola
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://banffjaspercollection.com
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo – Penguin Walk.
Everyday from Jan 15, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Once again this winter, you can see the king penguins outside of their habitat as they take a royal promenade through zoo grounds. The Penguin Walk offers the king penguins an opportunity for wintery enrichment as well as additional daily exercise. Don’t miss out on a waddling good time!
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryzoo.com.
Blood, Sweat and Tears: Canadian Military Medicine.
Everyday from Jan 20, 2024 - Mar 3, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This exhibit explores Canadian military medicine from the 19th century through to Afghanistan.
Location:Military Museums
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://themilitarymuseums.ca
Jubilations Dinner Theatre Presents: The Beach Boys of Summer.
Everyday from Jan 20, 2024 - Mar 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Jubilations Dinner Theatre presents The Beach Boys of Summer. Get ready to be transported back to summer with a show that celebrates the iconic Beach Boys and their timeless sound.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://jubilations.ca
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo – Safari Sunday Brunch.
Everyday from Jan 21, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join for a unique Calgary brunch experience in the heart of Destination Africa. You can enjoy both gourmet and comfort breakfast foods, including a free-flowing chocolate fountain with fresh fruit, eggs benedict with Canadian bacon, a Belgian waffle bar, cooked to order omelettes, and much more.
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryzoo.com
Da Vinci The Exhibition at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Jan 22, 2024 - May 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Da Vinci The Exhibition is a hands-on exploration of Leonardo da Vinci's life, research, and art, developed by Aurea Exhibitions and produced by Imagine Exhibitions, Inc. Guests can go beyond the canvas, exploring over 65 life-size inventions, more than 20 fine art studies, and captivating displays.
Location:TELUS Spark
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sparkscience.ca
Heritage Park Storytime.
Every Wednesday, Jan 24, 2024 - Apr 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Bring the kids to Heritage Park and visit a variety of locations in the park for story time! Volunteers will read familiar classics and modern favourites and kids will enjoy a take-home craft. Gasoline Alley rates apply.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Rock the Nation at Studio Bell.
Everyday from Jan 27, 2024 - Apr 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A rousing theatrical production celebrating and honoring Canada’s remarkable musical legacy. Experience it all live on stage, and journey through the decades.
Location:Studio Bell Music Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://studiobell.ca
Exposure Photography Festival.
Everyday from Feb 1, 2024 - Mar 3, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Exposure is an annual festival that celebrates photography, hosting thoughtfully curated exhibitions that showcase internationally renowned practitioners alongside emerging and established talent from Alberta at various Calgary venues.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://exposurephotofestival.com
YYC Hot Chocolate Fest.
Everyday from Feb 1, 2024 - Feb 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This sweet festival sees cafes, restaurants, and chocolatiers compete for the coveted titles of YYC’s Best Hot Chocolate, Best Spirited Hot Chocolate, and Cup The Runneth Over Award. Calgarians can sip a variety of hot cocoas and determine the blend that roasts them all.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yychotchocolate.com
Mirror Mirror by Moment Factory at Chinook Centre.
Everyday from Feb 2, 2024 - Mar 31, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Mirror Mirror seamlessly blends creative expression and interactive innovation to create an ever-evolving playground of immersive art. Spanning nine dynamic art installations, each explores themes sparked by the wonder of the human mind, designed to entertain visitors of all ages.
Location:Chinook Centre
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://momentfactory.com
Black History Month Exhibition at The Military Museums.
Everyday from Feb 2, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
As part of the observance of Black History Month, The Military Museums will be hosting an exhibition in the Atrium from February 2 to the 29. The exhibition aims to showcase the valuable role and sacrifices made by Black Canadian Soldiers from The First World War to the present day.
Location:Military Museums
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://themilitarymuseums.ca
Jubilations Junior Dinner Theatre Presents: Beach Barbie’s Birthday Bash.
Every Saturday, Feb 3, 2024 - Mar 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
For Barbie, hosting the best birthday parties has always been a piece of cake, but when the day comes for her sister’s beach birthday party at their favorite spot, she finds out the whole beach has been… sold? How are they going to have a beach birthday party? And what’s going to become of the beach? It’s up to Barbie to ensure everything’s perfect.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
StoryBook Theatre Presents: A Wrinkle in Time.
Everyday from Feb 16, 2024 - Mar 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
One of literature's most enduring young heroines, Meg Murry, is back — braces, stubbornness and all. Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg's classmate Calvin O'Keefe and guided by the three mysterious astral travellers known as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children brave a dangerous journey to a planet that possesses all of the evil in the universe.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://storybooktheatre.org
Concrete Theatre Presents: Songs My Mother Never Sung Me.
Every Friday, Saturday, Feb 22, 2024 - Mar 2, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Songs My Mother Never Sung Me?is an extraordinary musical for families about the relationship between a Deaf mom and her hearing son. With its innovative, inclusive approach, this piece is performed and sung in English and ASL (American Sign Language) without surtitles or interpretation. Presented by Inside Out Theatre at Pumphouse Theatre.
Location:Pumphouse Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://insideouttheatre.com
Workshop Theatre Presents: Agatha Christie’s Rule of Thumb.
Everyday from Feb 23, 2024 - Mar 2, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This triple bill of one-act murder mysteries combines: The Wasp’s Nest, which sees Hercule Poirot come between a bitter triangle of lovers to prevent a sinister murder before it takes place; The Rats, a dark and chilling tale in which a pair of adulterous lovers find themselves lured to a flat, trapped like rats and framed for murder; and The Patient, a tense thriller in which a woman has been hospitalized after seemingly falling from her balcony presented at Pumphouse Theatre.
Location:Pumphouse Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://pumphousetheatre.ca
Theatre Calgary Presents: As You Like It.
Everyday from Feb 27, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
It’s the 1960s, and things are getting groovy in the Forest of Arden. Shakespeare’s classic comedy of love and mistaken identity is given new life in this high-spirited adaptation featuring the music of The Beatles.
Location:Max Bell Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://theatrecalgary.com
Rundle Presents: Under The Big Top.
> Thursday Feb 29, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A carnival-themed evening with performances that showcase the power and potential of youth in the school community.
Location:Rundle College Campus
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/under-the-big-top-tickets-802172508567
Bow River Bruins Battles Bullies.
> Thursday Feb 29, 2024 at 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
This season, Bow River has outfitted their players with pink jerseys, themed in support of Pink Shirt Day/Anti Bullying Day. The teams will be wearing these jerseys for games the week of February 22 to 29. On February 29, as a big finale, they will be hosting two marque games at the Rocky Ridge YMCA Rink.
Location:Rocky Ridge YMCA Rink
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://bowriverhockey.ca
Beethoven's Seventh.
Everyday from Mar 1, 2024 - Mar 2, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Jumpstart your March with this concert of uplifting classics led by Korean-Canadian conductor Earl Lee, on stage with the Calgary Phil. Diana Cohen brings her virtuosic skill, elegance, and beautiful tone to Felix Mendelssohn’s sublime Violin Concerto at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Allison Russell: The Returner Tour.
> Friday Mar 1, 2024 at 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Allison Russell — poet, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, and co-founder of Our Native Daughters and Birds of Chicago — embarks upon her next chapter in The Returner, a body-shaking, mind-expanding, soulful expression of Black liberation, Black love, and Black self-respect at Bella Concert Hall.
Location:Bella Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://allisonrussellmusic.com
Toddler Time.
Every Friday, Mar 1, 2024 - Mar 29, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
It can be tricky to find family friendly things to do during the wintertime — Fort Calgary is launching Toddler Time. Every Friday, join for exciting story times, age-appropriate crafts, coloring and more for youngsters aged five and younger. Tickets include the event and admission to the Interpretive Centre so you can make the most of your day out. Pre-registration for this event is required. Learn more at fortcalgary.com.
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://fortcalgary.com/events/toddler-time
OKAN at cSPACE Marda Loop.
> Saturday Mar 2, 2024 at 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Taking their name from the word for heart in the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria, OKAN, is a Juno-Award winning women-led ensemble that fuses Afro-Cuban roots with jazz, folk and global rhythms in songs about immigration, courage and love. You won’t be able to resist dancing along to their warm Cuban-Canadian vibes.
Location:cSPACE Marda Loop
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://cspacemardaloop.com
Les Jardins Blues Fest.
> Saturday Mar 2, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Looking for something to wash away those winter blues? The Les Jardins Blues Fest is sure to put a little more pep in your step! With complimentary food and live music from Alvin’s Jazz Club, it’s the perfect way to spend an afternoon. You’ll even have the opportunity to win themed drink giveaways and more! There’s something for everyone at this event. Whether you’re in the market for a new home, looking for inspiration for your current space or simply looking for a weekend outing, you won’t want to miss the chance to see five stunning new condo show suites by Jayman BUILT!
Location:Les Jardins – 10808 18 St SE, Calgary, AB T2C 0Z5
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Open House & Tours, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://www.jayman.com/find-your-home/communities/les-jardins-townhomes-and-condos/
Films at the Fort: The Grizzlies .
> Saturday Mar 2, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Come by the Burnswest Theatre at Fort Calgary for the cozy indie theatre atmosphere, snacks and screenings of movies made for the big screen! Tickets include a small popcorn with unlimited refills. Additional snacks and beverages will be available for purchase.
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.fortcalgary.com/events/fatf-thegrizzlies
Francophone Winter Festival.
Everyday from Mar 2, 2024 - Mar 3, 2024 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cultural fun for the whole family at La Cite Des Rocheuses. There will be performances, a market and maple taffy on snow.
Location:La Cite Des Rocheuses
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://citedesrocheuses.com
Cineplex Family Favourites: Barbie.
> Saturday Mar 2, 2024 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Visit participating Cineplex theatres near you and watch a favorite family film each week for only $2.99.
Location:Participating Cineplex locations
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cineplex.com
Earth Hour Unplugged.
> Sunday Mar 3, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A worldwide campaign focused on energy reduction and celebration of reducing our energy and environmental impact. Join for music, entertainment, and opportunities to experience what environmental actions you can take in Calgary. Pedal power midway games and experience how our natural world affects our daily lives. Bring personal lighting and dance to the DJ when the lights go down for the Earth Hour Party!
Location:Central Library
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/programs/earth-hour-calgary-unplugged-2024/
Calgary Spiritus Chamber Choir Presents Of the Earth.
> Sunday Mar 3, 2024 at 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Join Spiritus Chamber Choir on a musical journey as they celebrate our connection to the planet in Of the Earth. Experience delicate birdsong, wind through the trees, the crunch of fallen leaves, and the icy chill of a gentle snowfall.
Location:Knox United Church
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://https://www.spirituschamberchoir.ca/tickets
Women's History Walk at Fort Calgary.
Everyday from Mar 3, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Celebrate International Women’s Day with a one-hour outdoor walking tour around the lands of Fort Calgary. Discover some of the hidden histories of women who made an impact on the lands we now call Calgary — from First Nations and Métis women to new settlers on the prairies — and delve into why women are often overlooked in stories about our history. Dress for the weather and be prepared to walk over snowy and/or uneven ground as the city starts to defrost from winter.
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Open House & Tours, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://fortcalgary.com
Calgary Phil Symphony Sundays for Kids Presents: Dan Brown’s Wild Symphony.
> Sunday Mar 3, 2024 at 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Travel through the trees and across the seas with Maestro Mouse and the Calgary Phil for New York Times best-selling author Dan Brown’s Wild Symphony, where you’ll meet a big blue whale and speedy cheetahs, tiny beetles, and graceful swans in this fun and refreshingly real orchestra experience for children of all ages at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Winds from the South.
> Monday Mar 4, 2024 at 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
The Dr. E.P. Scarlett music program has invited their feeder schools to this event, and this year, musicians from David Thompson, Fairview, Robert Warren, Harold Panabaker and Woodman will be joining us for this fast-paced concert, filled with musicianship, creativity, and camaraderie at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://artscommons.ca
Olympic Oval Toonie Skate.
> Monday Mar 4, 2024 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Public skating is back at the Olympic Oval. Experience what it was like for Olympic athletes to whiz down the 450-metre oval ice surface.
Location:Olympic Oval
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://schedules.oval.ucalgary.ca
Heritage Park Dinner and A Movie: The Wizard of Oz.
> Tuesday Mar 5, 2024 at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Enjoy a time-honored evening out with Heritage Park’s “Dinner and a Movie.” Each evening features a classic film and a specially prepared, themed three-course meal, cooked to perfection by Heritage Park’s expert chefs, all while you’re surrounded by one of the world’s largest public collections of antique vehicles.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Spruce Meadows Winter Farewell.
Everyday from Mar 7, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Winter Farewell welcomes horses and riders to the Spruce Meadows Equi-Plex.
Location:Spruce Meadows Equiplex
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
Lougheed House Women’s Day History Tours.
Everyday from Mar 7, 2024 - Mar 9, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
When International Women’s Day comes this March, celebrate with a historic tour of Lougheed House. You will learn about the Victorian women of the past, the women who resided in the house over the years, and more.
Location:Lougheed House
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://lougheedhouse.com
Calgary International Auto and Truck Show.
Everyday from Mar 7, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
All the latest and most exciting cars and trucks will be on display at the BMO Centre from for the Calgary International Auto and Truck Show.
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://autoshowcalgary.com
Malpaso Dance Company.
> Thursday Mar 7, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Malpaso Dance Company is world class, any dance show lover would be in their element. You can imagine what it is to watch such a talented company of dancers in action; it's spectacular and such a joy. You'll have your eyes glued to the stage.. those faultless moves at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://jacksingerconcerthall.com
Alberta Ballet Presents: Hansel and Gretel.
Everyday from Mar 7, 2024 - Mar 9, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Prepare for another world-class treat when Hansel & Gretel illuminates the Jubilee stage. Inspired by the charm of old-fashioned black and white movies, with the brilliant energy of a fantastical adventure, this family ballet presents a true feast for the senses.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://albertaballet.com
Totally 80s.
Everyday from Mar 8, 2024 - Mar 9, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Break out your big hair, neon duds, and acid wash jeans for this, like, totally rad rewind back to the ‘80s at Jack Singer Concert Hall. Your Calgary Phil and two awesome vocalists, led by Stuart Chafetz, are your live ‘boombox’ for this evening of gnarly hits from icons like George Michael, Blondie, Huey Lewis & the News, Cyndi Lauper, Kool & the Gang, and more.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Harlem Globetrotters.
Everyday from Mar 8, 2024 - Mar 9, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters global tour as they take the court with moments of extreme basketball innovation and unparalleled fan fun at Winsport Event Centre.
Location:WinSport Event Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://harlemglobetrotters.com
Films at the Fort: Oscars Double Feature: Barbie .
> Saturday Mar 9, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Come by the Burnswest Theatre at Fort Calgary for the cozy indie theatre atmosphere, snacks and screenings of movies made for the big screen! Get ready for the Oscars by watching two films nominated for Best Picture: Barbie and Killers of the Flower Moon!
Cost:$12.00
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.fortcalgary.com/events/fatf-barbie
Cantare Children’s Choir Presents: Here, Now.
> Saturday Mar 9, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cantare Children’s Choir’s highly anticipated spring concert, showcasing the incredible talents of the three ensembles: Cantilena, Cantiga, and Cantare at Knox United Church.
Location:Knox United Church
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://cantarechildrenschoir.org
Cineplex Family Favourites: Trolls Band Together.
> Saturday Mar 9, 2024 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Visit participating Cineplex theatres near you and watch a favorite family film each week for only $2.99.
Location:Participating Cineplex locations
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cineplex.com
Little Modern Market.
> Saturday Mar 9, 2024 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
A space to share and create community, but more importantly, a space where everyone is welcome and belongs at FAC Deerfoot Campus. Drop your little ones off at the FAC Indoor Playground (located inside the south entrance) for only $5 and get some shop time on your own. Or take a break from shopping and take part in one of the amazing workshops (Sweater Embroidery and Chunky Knit blanket).
Location:FAC Deerfoot Campus
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://littlemodernmarket.com
Home Depot Kids’ Workshop: Build a Butterfly House.
> Saturday Mar 9, 2024 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own Butterfly House.
Location:Home Depot
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://homedepot.ca
Alberta Disney Fan Expo.
> Saturday Mar 9, 2024 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Are you an Alberta Disney Fan? Then head to the Spring Disney Fan Expo at New Horizon Mall to meet characters and other Disney fans, find merchandise resellers, trade pins, and dream about that Disney magic.
Location:New Horizon Mall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://newhorizonmall.com
Bert Church Live Theatre Presents: Chris Funk the Wonderist.
> Sunday Mar 10, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Redefining Wonder. A magic show with live music! Chris Funk’s Redefining Wonder is an engaging and visceral multimedia experience that has audiences talking and scratching their heads for years to come.
Location:Bert Church LIVE Theatre in Airdrie
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://airdrie.ca
The Story of Linda Ronstadt.
> Sunday Mar 10, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
In The Story of Linda Ronstadt, the superstar’s powerful stories and beloved songs are brought to life by award winning singer and actress Andrea House whose strong yet nimble voice creates an authentic experience of Ronstadt’s iconic sound at Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubileeauditorium.com
Arts Commons Presents National Geographic Live: Lindsay Zanno: T. rex Rises.
> Sunday Mar 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Travel back in time with paleontologist Dr. Lindsay?Zanno?and discover the fascinating story of how a Cretaceous climate crisis gave rise to the most famous?mega predator?of all time — T. rex at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://artscommons.ca
Sand animation. Family event. Y NOT TODAY.
Everyday from Mar 10, 2024 - Feb 18, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sand art performance. Y NOT TODAY Come and witness the most incredible sand art performance of the year! Get ready to be mesmerized by the stunning creations that will come to life right before your eyes. This unforgettable event is happening in person, so make sure to grab your friends and family and join us for an evening filled with magic and wonder. Don't miss out on the chance to experience the artistry and talent of these incredible sand artists. Mark your calendars and get ready to be amazed!
Cost:$29.99
Location:Y NOT TODAY4339 Macleod trail sw
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://ynottoday.ca/events
Olympic Oval Toonie Skate.
> Monday Mar 11, 2024 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Public skating is back at the Olympic Oval! Experience what it was like for Olympic athletes to whiz down the 450-metre oval ice surface. On select Monday nights, you can skate for only $2.
Location:Olympic Oval
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://oval.ucalgary.ca
Festival of Animated Objects.
Everyday from Mar 11, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Festival of Animated Objects marries the timeless practice of mask and puppet arts with contemporary spaces, themes and ideas. The festival not only provides a stage for Alberta creators to showcase their work but is also a forum for an international exchange of ideas providing learning opportunities for professional and emerging artists and the public at large to find expression through animated objects.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://puppetfestival.ca
Small Time Theatre presents Matilda Jr..
Everyday from Mar 14, 2024 - Mar 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Rebellion is nigh in Matilda JR., a gleefully witty ode to the anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination! This story of a girl who dreams of a better life and the children she inspires will have audiences rooting for the "revolting children" who are out to teach the grown-ups a lesson.
Cost:$10.00
Location:Glenmore Christian Academy (16520 24th St SW)
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Calgary Young People’s Theatre Presents: The Inner Workings of a Concert Flute.
Everyday from Mar 14, 2024 - Mar 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Ten teenagers are trapped deep in a cave when rain waters flood the entrance. There is no way in, no way out, and no rescue plan. Now what? Presented at West Village Theatre.
Location:West Village Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://cypt.ca
Tchaikovsky 5.
Everyday from Mar 15, 2024 - Mar 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Be there as acclaimed American violinist Philippe Quint and the Calgary Phil give the world premiere of a new violin concerto by the compelling Belize-born British composer Errollyn Wallen. Then, surrender yourself to the emotional world of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, which grapples with the mysterious ways of fate — from solemn submission to passionate desire to triumphant hope at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Splish Splash at YMCA Theatre.
Everyday from Mar 16, 2024 - Mar 17, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Live music, dance and puppetry, Splish Splash is a delightful celebration of imagination for the whole family. When there is a power loss during a rainstorm that traps Kid inside, Boredom looms. A chance discovery of a scrap of treasure in the depths of the couch launches Kid on an incredible adventure through the vastness of make-believe worlds at Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge.
Location:Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://ymcacalgary.org/arts
Earth Science for Society.
Everyday from Mar 17, 2024 - Mar 19, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Earth Science for Society (ESfS) is an educational, fun, and dynamic geoscience outreach event at MacEwan Hall at the University of Calgary where students, kids, and families, are offered a chance to explore the wonders of Earth science.
Location:MacEwan Hall at the University of Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://esfscanada.com
Broadway Across Canada Presents: Hairspray.
Everyday from Mar 19, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world? Presented at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgary.broadway.com
Pumphouse Theatre Presents: The Calgary Region One Act Play Festival.
Everyday from Mar 20, 2024 - Mar 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join for new shows every night as artists compete for the chance to showcase their art to the whole province.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://pumphousetheatre.ca
A Night in Vienna with Sir Stephen Hough.
> Saturday Mar 23, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Don’t miss this remarkable opportunity to hear distinguished British pianist and polymath Sir Stephen Hough perform with the Calgary Phil in the Canadian premiere of his own piano concerto, inspired by the decadence of pre-war Vienna at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Splish Splash at YMCA Theatre.
Everyday from Mar 23, 2024 - Mar 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Live music, dance and puppetry, Splish Splash is a delightful celebration of imagination for the whole family. When there is a power loss during a rainstorm that traps Kid inside, Boredom looms. A chance discovery of a scrap of treasure in the depths of the couch launches Kid on an incredible adventure through the vastness of make-believe worlds at Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton.
Location:Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://ymcacalgary.org/arts
Films at the Fort: Hairspray.
> Saturday Mar 23, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Can’t make it to see Hairspray at the Jubilee? Why not drop by the Burnswest Theatre at Fort Calgary for the next best thing: seeing the Hairspray movie on the big screen. Hairspray (PG): Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
Cost:$12.00
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.fortcalgary.com/events/hairspray
National Service Dogs 26th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs.
> Friday Mar 29, 2024 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
How does the HUNT work? A vast area of the local park will be filled with thousands of colorful treat-filled eggs and prize tokens, just waiting for your furry friend to find them (with your assistance). In addition to the treats and redeemable prize tokens your pup will discover in their collected eggs, each participant will receive a fully loaded Signature NSD gift bag to take home. Grand Prizes will also be awarded to the top three (3) fundraisers.
Location:Calaway Park, 245033 Range Rd 33, Calgary, AB T3Z 2E9
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://nsd.on.ca/
Experience Shen Yun.
Everyday from Mar 29, 2024 - Mar 31, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Shen Yun is a brilliant artistic revival and celebration of China’s rich cultural heritage. Each performance consists of about 20 pieces, quickly moving from one legend, region, or dynasty to the next. Experience Art with 5000 years of history, inspired by the Divine at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Audtitorium.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.shenyun.com/calgary
Theatre Calgary Presents: Selma Burke.
Everyday from Apr 2, 2024 - Apr 27, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Few know of Selma Burke, the Black American sculptor who played a major role in the Harlem Renaissance movement of the 1920s and 30s. A stirring play about the importance of art, courage, romance, and justice, Burke’s rarely-told story is brought to life in this world premiere by Calgary playwrights Maria Crooks and Caroline Russell-King.
Location:Martha Cohen Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://theatrecalgary.com
Calgary Rock N’ Gem Show.
Everyday from Apr 4, 2024 - Apr 7, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
You’ll find interesting vendors, a selection of rocks and stones, handmade jewelry, and so much more at Spruce Meadows Equiplex.
Location:Spruce Meadows Equiplex
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarygemshow.com
Soulful: Capathia Jenkins.
Everyday from Apr 5, 2024 - Apr 6, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Vocal powerhouse and Calgary Phil favourite Capathia Jenkins returns with this exciting revue of soul and R&B hits at Jack Singer Concert Hall. With lush arrangements played by the full Orchestra as her backing band, savour her gripping interpretation of songs by powerhouse figures of soul such as Diana Ross, Toni Braxton, Adele, Sade, Amy Winehouse, and Anita Baker.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents: Something Rotten! The Musical.
Everyday from Apr 5, 2024 - Apr 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Welcome to the Renaissance and the outrageous, crowd-pleasing musical farce, Something Rotten! Created by Grammy Award-winning songwriter Wayne Kirkpatrick, and successful screenwriters Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Something Rotten! was lauded by audience members and critics alike.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://storybooktheatre.org
Bert Church Live Theatre Presents: Twin Flames.
> Thursday Apr 11, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Twin Flames offers a memorable show with the perfect blend of music, comedy and thought-provoking stories. Using unique sounds, Indigenous Spirit flutes, traditional drums and western instruments, synthesizing harmonies, Twin Flames offers a truly unique sound.
Location:Bert Church LIVE Theatre in Airdrie
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://airdrie.ca
Spotlight On Your Phil.
> Saturday Apr 13, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Hear a concert of music composed and performed by Calgary Phil musicians at Jack Singer Concert Hall. Principal Flute Sara Hahn-Scinocco stars in the engaging new work by Violist Arthur Bachmann, while Principal Clarinet Slavko Popovic’s orchestral work highlights all his colleagues.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Bert Church Live Theatre Presents: Rocky Mountain Fiddlers.
> Saturday Apr 13, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
This will be a foot-stomping, toe-tapping afternoon full of good old-time fiddle music. The Prairie Mountain Fiddlers play for the people and for their love of music. It is all about good old-fashioned fun!
Location:Bert Church LIVE Theatre in Airdrie
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://airdrie.ca
Loose Moose Theatre Presents: Young King Arthur.
Everyday from Apr 13, 2024 - May 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Loose Moose Theatre For Kids is a truly magical experience for children four to ten years old, as well as fun and entertaining for parents.
Location:Loose Moose Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://loosemoose.com
Jubilations Junior Dinner Theatre Presents: Teenage Mutant Kung Fu Turtles. .
Every Saturday, Apr 13, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have lost their groove; crime is all around them, but they are uninspired to stop it. Who should they stumble upon but a Panda with a particular tool they could add to their black belts. Will the turtles be inspired by kung fu? Or will it be too hard to get them out of their pizza boxes? Who will save the day?
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
Education Concert: Dan Brown's Wild Symphony.
Everyday from Apr 16, 2024 - Apr 17, 2024 at 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Travel through the trees and across the seas with Maestro Mouse and the Calgary Phil for New York Times best-selling author Dan Brown’s Wild Symphony, where you’ll meet a big blue whale and speedy cheetahs, tiny beetles, and graceful swans in this fun and refreshingly real orchestra experience for children of all ages at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Stage West Dinner Theatre Presents: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
Everyday from Apr 19, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
From the chart-topping hits she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, trailblazing success with Tapestry, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical takes you back to where it all began — and takes you on the ride of a lifetime.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Jurassic Quest.
Everyday from Apr 19, 2024 - Apr 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Take part in the largest and most realistic traveling dinosaur experience in North America at the BMO Centre. The event features true-to-detail (and size!) dinosaurs, including a 60-foot-long, sky-scraping Spinosaurus, an 80-foot-long Apatosaurus, and a life-sized T rex.
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://jurassicquest.com
Beacon Original Art Spring Show & Sale.
Everyday from Apr 20, 2024 - Apr 21, 2024 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Annual 2-Day Spring Art Show & Sale at the Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association with 25 different artists in attendance each day showcasing: Painting, Jewelry, Glass, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture and Textiles. Chat with artists, comfortably browse and shop local for unique gifts or treat yourself to something special! Free parking and admission, draws and no GST. Join us in our 15th year of bringing artists and art enthusiasts together in Calgary!
Location:917 Centre Ave NE Calgary
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Parent's Night Out
Link:https://www.beaconoriginalart.com/upcoming-show
Calgary Opera Presents: Das Rheingold.
Everyday from Apr 20, 2024 - Apr 26, 2024 at 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Gold, protected by the daughters of the river Rhine, harbors a deep magic. Anyone who casts a ring made from it can rule the whole world but must also renounce love forever. The promise of unlimited power proves irresistible to opportunistic gods, arguing giants, and ambitious dwarfs. Presented at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryopera.com
SUPERTRAIN.
Everyday from Apr 21, 2024 - Apr 22, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This has become Canada's biggest and best annual train show. Featuring over 40,000 square feet of operating model railroad layouts, displays, lionel, LEGO trains, Thomas and Friends, garden railroads, photo exhibits, merchandise, live demos and more at Genesis Centre.
Location:Genesis Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://supertrain.ca
VAISAKHI MELA 2024.
> Saturday Apr 27, 2024 at 12:01 pm - 6:00 pm
Vaisakhi Mela 2024 presented by Rajesh Angral with the Collaboration of Sabrang Radio, IWEB GUY, ACE Ent. & Media Group and CMD (Canadian Multicultural Development). We host the World Multicultural Festival annually to celebrate diversity and bring together multicultural communities in Canada to share each others’ cultural heritages.
Location:Genesis Centre, 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE, Calgary
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://vaisakhimela.ca/site/
Hike for Hospice Calgary.
Everyday from May 5, 2024 - May 5, 2025 at 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Hike for Hospice Calgary is a family-friendly fundraising event open to all ages and abilities. The event provides participants with an opportunity to celebrate loved ones living with advanced illness and honour those that have passed away. Each year, we walk a 5km route to raise funds that will support Hospice Calgary’s mission.
Cost:$15.00
Location:Fish Creek Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://www.hospicecalgary.ca/events/hike/
North Point School's Young Entrepreneurs Annual Business Fair.
> Saturday May 25, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
At the 8th Young Entrepreneurs Annual Business Fair, over 150 students in Grades K-12 showcased and sold their creations. For one day only, hundreds of Calgarians are able to shop at dozens of student businesses at one of Canada’s largest student business fairs.
Location:7 Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.northpoint.school/education/businessfair/
Earth Hour.
Everyday from Mar 23, 2025 - Mar 23, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A worldwide campaign focused on energy reduction and celebration of reducing our energy and environmental impact. Join us for music, entertainment, and opportunities to experience what environmental actions you can take in Calgary. Pedal power midway games and experience how our natural world affects our daily lives. Bring personal lighting and dance to the DJ when the lights go down for the Earth Hour Party!
Location:Central Library (800 3 Street SE)
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:Eventbrite.ca ( Earth Hour Calgary Unplugged)
Earth Hour.
Everyday from Mar 23, 2025 - Mar 23, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A worldwide campaign focused on energy reduction and celebration of reducing our energy and environmental impact. Join us for music, entertainment, and opportunities to experience what environmental actions you can take in Calgary. Pedal power midway games and experience how our natural world affects our daily lives. Bring personal lighting and dance to the DJ when the lights go down for the Earth Hour Party!
Location:Central Library (800 3 Street SE)
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:Eventbrite.ca ( Earth Hour Calgary Unplugged)

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