The Legendary Easter Hunts at Butterfield Acres.
Everyday from Feb 20, 2019 - Apr 20, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tickets on Sale Now! Events take place April 13 & 14 and April 19 & 20. The Legendary Easter Hunts at Butterfield Acres. Bring the family out to help the Easter Bunny, visit with all of the Spring farmyard babies, and kids will partake in a fun springtime craft! Afterward, all the kids head home with a little treat from the Easter Bunny to say thanks for helping! Buy tickets soon as they sell out quickly. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
|Location:||254077 Rocky Ridge Road, Calgary, T3R 1A6|
|Category:||Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun|
Penguin Walk at the Calgary Zoo.
Everyday from Feb 20, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Take place now through March 31. 2019 Marks the 7th Year of the Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk! This incredible program allows visitors to get an up-close look at the group of king penguins as they explore, exercise, and waddle their way through the zoo. This is a free-choice activity for the penguins and is subject to weather conditions. *Note: If the temperature warms up to +5ºC, drops to below -25ºC, or the wind exceeds 20km/h, it will be cancelled for the safety of the penguins. Please check the zoo's homepage and social media channels for any updates to the walk due to weather.
|Location:||Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE|
|Category:||Family Fun, Fun for Kids|
Spring Rally in the Alley at Gasoline Alley Museum, Heritage Park Historical Village.
Everyday from Mar 22, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spring Rally in the Alley at Gasoline Alley Museum, Heritage Park Historical Village. Play challenging games, create car-themed crafts, and get revved up for all sorts of fun activities throughout the museum during this family-friendly indoor event.
|Location:||Gasoline Alley, Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW|
|Category:||Family Fun, Fun for Kids|
Easter Egg Hunt at Granary Road.
Everyday from Apr 5, 2019 - Apr 19, 2019 at 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Takes place April 5 to 19. Come down to Granary Road Market for an Easter Egg Hunt! Like and follow Granary Road on Facebook for your clues, then visit the Market and find all 12 eggs and enter in a draw for $300 in prizes!
|Location:||Granary Road: 226066, 112 Street W, Foothills, AB|
|Category:||Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun|
7th Annual Taste of Bragg Creek.
> Friday Apr 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Local area restaurateurs, caterers, and food and liquor merchants will prepare and serve unique “tastes” at booths at the Bragg Creek Community Centre. Then, attendees will be given a map and have the chance to travel to many of the Bragg Creek restaurants, fine liquor purveyors, and local shops and retailers who will be participating by offering in-store promotions! This event is a fundraiser for the Bragg Creek Community Association and The Bragg Creek & Area Chamber of Commerce. Free admission and parking at Bragg Creek Community Centre. Tasting tickets are $1.50 each. (Number of tickets per sample is subject to merchant.)
|Location:||Bragg Creek Community Centre: 23 White Avenue, Bragg Creek, AB|
|Category:||Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out|
National Service Dogs Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs (and Their Humans).
> Friday Apr 19, 2019 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join for a fun-filled morning as your dog(s) hunt for treat-filled eggs on the beautiful south lawn of Calaway Park. All funds raised go to supporting National Service Dogs work. Visit the website to sign up and start collecting pledges! This is an outdoor event, so dress for the weather!
|Location:||Calaway Park: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, T3Z 2E9|
|Category:||Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities|
StoryBook Theatre Presents, Crossing Swords.
Everyday from Apr 19, 2019 - May 4, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Performances take place April 19 to May 4; check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, Crossing Swords. When the boys from St. Mark’s join the girls from St. Anne’s to present “Cyrano de Bergerac,” three friends get more of an education than they bargained for. Love blossoms, jealousies flare, and secrets are revealed that may end their youthful innocence forever as life imitates art in this funny and poignant coming-of-age story. Recommended for ages 12 and up. For show times and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
|Location:||Vertigo Studio Theatre: 115, 9 Avenue SE|
|Category:||Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities|
StoryBook Theatre Presents, Return to Treasure Island.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Apr 19, 2019 - May 5, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Performances take place April 19 to May 5; check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, Return to Treasure Island. This is the story of two brothers who discover their family legacy as they are transported to a mysterious island full of pirates, castaways, and singing insects! Will they get home? Will they discover the secret of the hidden treasure? Recommended for ages 6 and up. For show times and to purchase tickets: storybooktheatre.org
|Location:||Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW|
|Category:||Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances|
Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo 2019.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (AKA: Calgary Expo) is a four-day pop-culture convention, April 25 to 28, at Stampede Park - and it’s one of the biggest events of its kind in the world! Attendees can shop hundreds of vendors and exhibitors, check out panels and workshops, meet their favorite stars and creators, and celebrate what makes them geeky with thousands of other fans in cosplay. There is something for every fan.
More than 90,000 people attend every year. As they head into their 14th year, you can expect to see all kinds of celebrity guests like Michael J. Fox and Zachary Levi, comic book artists, writers, and creators, toy vendors, cosplayers - the list goes on… Get ready to get your geek on! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
|Location:||Stampede Park: 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 2W1|
|Category:||Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities|
An Evening with the Cast of Back to the Future 2019 .
> Friday Apr 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Celebrate one of the greatest film trilogies of all time, Back to the Future, with cast members Michael J. Fox, Christoper Lloyd, Lea Thompson, James Tolkan, and Tom Wilson, together on stage, live! How does it feel to be back together after more than 30 years? How does the future feel? Don’t miss this awesome chance to find out. Ready the flux capacitor, friends - this is an evening not to be missed. An Evening with the Cast of Back to the Future 2019 is presented by the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (April 25 to 28 at Stampede Park). Tickets for the event are sold separately from Calgary Expo admission, and start at just $20 (+ Expo admission). A selection of once-in-a-lifetime packages (including epic backstage passes!) are also available as part of this rare event. For information, visit the website.
POW! Parade of Wonders Presented by Downtown Calgary and the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo.
> Friday Apr 26, 2019 at 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The POW! Parade of Wonders is a cosplay parade celebrating pop culture and creativity in Calgary’s downtown, and the official kickoff to the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo! Last year, over 23,000 people took in the event! Come watch to witness thousands of cosplayers in incredible fan costumes and say hello to a few of Calgary Expo’s special celebrity guests. It’s free to participate, but there is a catch … to walk in the parade you MUST be decked out in cosplay. To walk in the parade, be sure to register online (solo or as a group). The parade departs at 10:30am and parades from 8th Street down Stephen Avenue (8th Avenue) to conclude at Olympic Plaza at 11:15am.