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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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/
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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