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NMC Presents: Rock the Nation — International Hits and Canadian Classics.
Every Sunday, Saturday, May 11, 2024 - Aug 25, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Rock the Nation is a live tribute show of Canada’s best-known hits from the past 60 years. Produced by Annerin Productions, hear the soundtrack to generations every Saturday and Sunday at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, from May 11 to August 25.
Location:Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://www.studiobell.ca/whats-on/rock-the-nation
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
Summer on 17th.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Jun 6, 2024 - Aug 6, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Every weekend will be a unique experience, packed with exciting themes, live music, retro markets, guided tours, tasty bites, special offers, cultural delights, and movie nights.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Open House & Tours
Link:http://17thave.ca
Dalhousie Farmers Market.
Every Thursday, Jun 13, 2024 - Sep 19, 2024 at 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Alberta Approved Farmers Market will be setup on the field behind the Dalhousie Community Association offering produce, breads, meat, canned goods and much more.
Location:Dalhousie Community Association - 5432 Dalhart Rd NW
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.dalhousiecalgary.ca/farmersmarket-summer/
Free Music in the Park.
Every Thursday, Jul 4, 2024 - Aug 8, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Every Thursday, Quinterra Legacy Garden hosts Music in the Park, featuring free performances by talented local artists, free for anyone to attend.
Location:Quinterra Legacy Garden in South Glenmore Park, located at 24 St SW, Calgary, AB T2V 3N8
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://quinterralegacygarden.com/events/
City of Calgary Birding Breaks.
Every Tuesday, Jul 6, 2024 - Aug 21, 2024 at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Offers bird lovers of all ages a chance to drop into Inglewood Bird Sanctuary for a guided walk. You will learn all about birds and other wildlife in Calgary.
Location:Inglewood Bird Sanctuary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgary.ca
City of Calgary Wetland Wonders.
Every Wednesday, Jul 6, 2024 - Aug 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Are you ready to learn all about the wonders of wetlands? Discover why these natural spaces are so special and get an up-close view of the amazing critters that live below the surface at Ralph Klein Park.
Location:Ralph Klein Park
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgary.ca
St. Patrick’s Island Sunday Funday.
Everyday from Jul 13, 2024 - Sep 29, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Every Sunday you can head to The Rise for games like ladder ball, parachutes, giant Jenga, badminton, Connect 4, and more.
Location:The Rise on St. Patrick's Island
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://evexperience.com
Zumba for Kids.
Every Thursday, Jul 18, 2024 - Jul 25, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join carya Calgary at 5th Street Square in East Village for free, easy, and inclusive ZUMBA classes for kids. Blending Latin dance with cardio, these classes are a fantastic way to stay active, have fun, and enjoy your workouts.
Location:5th Street Square in East Village
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://evexperience.eventcalendarapp.com
Toys R Us: Beyblades Playday.
Everyday from Jul 19, 2024 - Sep 1, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Canada’s toy store hosts free events for kids and families. Check with your local store to confirm.
Location:Participating Toys R Us stores
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://toysrus.ca
Toys R Us: Storytime and Coloring.
Every Monday, Jul 19, 2024 - Aug 26, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Canada’s toy store hosts free events for kids and families. Check with your local store to confirm
Location:Participating Toys R Us stores
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://toysrus.ca.
Toddler Time at The Confluence.
Every Friday, Jul 19, 2024 - Aug 30, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Friday, join for exciting story times, age-appropriate crafts, coloring and more for youngsters up to age five. Tickets include the program and admission to The Confluence Cultural Centre so you can make the most of your day.
Location:The Confluence Historic Site & Parkland
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://theconfluence.ca
Nooks & Crannies Festival.
Everyday from Jul 20, 2024 - Aug 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Nooks & Crannies is a festival where artists create temporary site-specific installations in downtown Okotoks. This art festival sees artists repurpose and animate forgotten places with ‘forgotten’ materials, bringing public art to forgotten corners of downtown Okotoks.
Location:Various locations in Okotoks
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://okotoks.ca
Social Event For Age 20 to 29 | The Jam Social | July 22nd | Calgary.
> Monday Jul 22, 2024 at 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Are you looking to make friends? Meet the one? Get out of your comfort zone? Listen to local artists live? It's impossible to create authentic connections with new people outside of our day-to-day bubble as a 20-something year old. Here's the event for you! ?Start Date: July 22nd, 2024 ?Time: 19:15 to 21:15 ?Location: Rio Bar & Grill (800 6 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3G3).
Location:?Location: Rio Bar & Grill (800 6 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3G3).
Category:Free Events
Link:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/social-event-for-age-20-to-29-the-jam-social-july-22nd-calgary-tickets-936499845247
Historic Calgary Week.
Everyday from Jul 25, 2024 - Aug 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The festival is comprised of walks, talks, tours, and presentations making up 88 events in 11 days. In addition to events in Calgary, attendees explore the history of Chestermere, Cochrane, High River, Morleyville, and Okotoks.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://chinookhistory.ca
Summer on 17th Outdoor Movies.
Everyday from Jul 26, 2024 - Jul 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Free summer fun, with events and entertainment at Tomkins Park over three different weekends. Bring the whole family and enjoy the festivities.
Location:Tomkins Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://17thave.ca
Mastermind Toys Event: Friendship Bracelet Making Studio.
Everyday from Jul 27, 2024 - Jul 28, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mastermind Toys hosts free events at their Calgary stores. Be sure to check with your local store to confirm the details.
Location:Participating Mastermind Toys locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://mastermindtoys.com
Summer Skate Social.
> Saturday Jul 27, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Skate of Mind at Pixel Park in The C+E for an afternoon filled with fun and games on wheels! Whether you’re new to roller skating or just looking to try something a little different, Skate of Mind has something for you. For the seasoned skater, relay races and limbo challenges are just a few of the activities on site to help you hone your skills.
Location:Pixel Park
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cedistrict.com
Pet-A-Palooza.
Everyday from Jul 27, 2024 - Jul 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The West Coast’s largest outdoor pet festival has found its new home at Fort Calgary. Bring your pet to sample treats, food, accessories, toys and get hooked up with loads of free swag.
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://petapaloozawest.com/calgary
Michaels Kids Club: Air-Dry Clay Rings.
> Saturday Jul 27, 2024 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Create your own air-dry clay rings at this week's free Kids Club.
Location:Participating Michaels locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://canada.michaels.com
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
U/D Night Market.
> Wednesday Jul 31, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 am
U/D Night Market, featuring more than 35 local vendors and free entertainment, including music by Kate Stevens and I Am The Mountain, and Safire’s Bubble Show.
Location:Central Commons Park, 4019 University Ave NW (Nestled between Borough Bar + Grill and The Banquet).
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://myuniversitydistrict.ca/nightmarket/
Free Soccer Fridays.
> Friday Aug 2, 2024 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Free Soccer Fridays invites kids to a free unstructured, drop-in soccer opportunity. This is a chance for youth of all ages and abilities to play and enjoy the sport.
Location:Genesis Centre
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryminorsoccer.com
Lantern Peace Festival.
> Saturday Aug 3, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
For families, couples, and anyone who wants to be inspired by peace-seeking spirit through art and culture, the best event is this. Enjoy the Midnight Taiko and many other performers of multicultural appearances, as well as speakers from diverse backgrounds at Devonian Gardens at the CORE Shopping Centre.
Location:Devonian Gardens at the CORE Shopping Centre
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgaryfloatinglanterns.com/
BUMP Festival.
Everyday from Aug 3, 2024 - Aug 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
. The Beltline Urban Murals Project is Calgary’s street art festival. Since 2017, BUMP has added over 180 public art installations to Calgary. You can watch new murals go up in real time, attend artist talks, and vibe out to Graffiti Jams.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://yycbump.ca
Incredible India Fest.
> Saturday Aug 3, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
A celebration of the rich culture, diversity and traditions of India. This festival promises to be a spectacular event that showcases the beauty, vibrancy and uniqueness of the country at The Westin Calgary Airport.
Location:The Westin Calgary Airport
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://sparqproductions.com
BUMP Festival.
Everyday from Aug 3, 2024 - Aug 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
BUMP self-guided mural tours are a perfect way to explore the murals and experience new works of art as they are being created right before your eyes. New tours will be released throughout the month of August.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yycbump.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
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/
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
Alberta on the Plate.
Everyday from Aug 9, 2024 - Aug 18, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Alberta on the Plate showcases the incredible bounty that is grown and produced across our beautiful province. Throughout the year, we celebrate and share the Alberta food story by introducing you to the people and businesses that grow, raise, create, and support the agri-food industry in Alberta.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://albertaontheplate.com
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
Korean Day Festival.
Everyday from Aug 10, 2024 - Aug 11, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Korean Day Festival is open for anyone to broaden their understanding of the unique Korean culture, while promoting a joyful sense of multiculturalism and diverse community in Calgary. Join the festivities at Lot 6 downtown.
Location:Lot 6 downtown
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
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
Alberta Open Farm Days .
Everyday from Aug 17, 2024 - Aug 18, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
o Alberta Open Farms Days brings Albertans together through educational and experiential agricultural-based initiatives to learn about where your food comes from. Some of Alberta's most talented chefs will be hosting farm-to-table culinary events around the province using Alberta farm products.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours
Link:http://albertaopenfarmdays.ca
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
The Calgary Wind Symphony.
Everyday from Aug 18, 2024 - Aug 25, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The symphony is pleased to be returning to Riley Park this summer to bring music to the community in one of our favourite outdoor settings. Bring the whole family and enjoy music in the park.
Location:Riley Park
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgarywindsymphony.com
Jubefest Concert at cSPACE Market.
> Saturday Aug 24, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Jubefest brings our community together to celebrate live performing arts.
Location:cSPACE Marda Loop
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://cspacemardaloop.com
Powwow Trail 101.
> Wednesday Aug 28, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12:00 am
. Want to learn more about Powwows? Have you ever wondered if there are protocols that you should know about? Throughout the summer, there will be outdoor demonstrations at select Library locations prior to the Siksika, Kainai, Tsuut’ina, Piikani, and Stoney Nakoda Powwows — which all make up the Powwow Trail.
Location:Select Calgary Public Library locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/events
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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