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Saturday, November 27th, 2021

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Calgary Zoo - ZOOLIGHTS.
Every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 19, 2021 - Nov 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Takes place November 19 to January 2 (excluding November 23, 28 & 30 and December 3, 25 & 31). ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is back for its 25th year! This year's ZOOLIGHTS will feature exciting new themed areas and activities including a 25th anniversary Memory Lane, the Nutcracker in the ENMAX Conservatory, and an all-new “Tunnel of Light,” a tribute to Canada’s wetland, a holiday Zoo Market, and a very special “Dinos at Night” experience like you have never seen before! Of course, the Zoo is bringing back all the classic activities everyone has come to love like the Skating Rink, Fire pits, and Rival Axe Throwing. ZOOLIGHTS comes to life at night with twinkling lights at every turn, including over 200 light figurines, along with interactive and choreographed light displays. The lights are turned on at 5pm nightly and run until 9pm. It takes approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours to experience all that ZOOLIGHTS has to offer - but you are able to stay for as little or as long as you like!
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryzoo.com/zoolights
Bow Habitat Kids Can Catch Trout Pond.
Everyday from May 1, 2022 - Oct 1, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beginning May 1, the Bow Habitat Station’s Kids Can Catch Trout Pond is open for the season. This pond is stocked with rainbow trout raised in the fish hatchery for you to catch and release. Visit bowhabitat.alberta.ca for more information.
Location:Bow Habitat Station
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://bowhabitat.alberta.ca
Rosebud Theatre presents: Songs for a New World.
Everyday from Jun 10, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Enjoy a soaring musical song cycle about a series of moments in the lives of a startling array of characters who not only survive but thrive in the face of adversity. Rosebud Theatre anchors its 2022 Season with a summer musical all about hope!
Location:Rosebud Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://rosebudtheatre.com
Museum of Failure.
Everyday from Jun 30, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The worldwide touring exhibit, The Museum of Failure (MOX), is coming to Canada for the first time. MOX will be popping up in Calgary at Southcentre Mall this summer. This immersive walk-through exhibition showcases a collection of over 130 failed innovations from major brands, including Apple, Amazon, Nintendo, and more.
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://showpass.com
Open Aircraft Days at the Hangar Flight Museum.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Jun 30, 2022 - Sep 5, 2022 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
the No. 1 wish visitors have expressed at The Hangar Flight Museum is to be able to sit inside the historical aircraft. Now’s the chance. From June 25 to September 5, there will be Open Aircraft Days on Saturdays, Sundays, and holiday Mondays. Knowledgeable staff and volunteers will be available to answer your questions.
Location:The Hangar Flight Museum
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://thehangarmuseum.ca
Wagonstage 2022 presents: Bee-trayal.
Everyday from Jun 30, 2022 - Sep 4, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Bee-trayal features bees, wasps and hummingbirds in a hilarious and interactive performance where our creatures vie for the top spot as Pollinator Extraordinaire. Wagonstage Children’s Theatre is part of the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts.
Location:Wagonstage Children’s Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://arts.ucalgary.ca
Museum of Failure.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
The worldwide touring exhibit, The Museum of Failure (MOX), is coming to Canada for the very FIRST time! MOX will be popping up in Calgary at Southcentre Mall this summer. This immersive walk-through exhibition showcases a collection of over 130 failed innovations from major brands, including Apple, Amazon, Nintendo, and more. From the Segway to Google Glass, some of the world's most prominent companies have produced their fair share of flops. But as the old saying goes, failure is the best teacher! - All-ages event, bring your friends and family! - July 1 - August 31 event dates and time slots available. End date is subject to change. - The MOX exhibit is located at Southcentre Mall on the Southeast end of the building, between Decathlon and Craft Beer Market. Free parking upon arrival. Exterior access only. - Bring your purchased MOX ticket to Milestones Southcentre for one free appetizer with the purchase of an entrée!
Cost:$21.93
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Link:https://www.showpass.com/o/museum-of-failure/
Summer on 17th.
Everyday from Jul 6, 2022 - Oct 1, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Visit 17th Ave retail and entertainment district this season for Summer on 17th. There will be live music, fitness classes, DJ and drag shows, outdoor movies, and more in Tomkins Park throughout the summer, and all of the events are free.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://17thave.ca/summer.
Nooks and Crannies Festival in Okotoks.
Everyday from Jul 28, 2022 - Aug 27, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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. Individual artists and teams use recycled products to create installations that raise environmental awareness, animate spaces, and entertain audiences.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://okotoks.ca
BUMP Festival.
Everyday from Aug 1, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 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. The Beltline Urban Mural Project (BUMP) is a program that funds and installs art on buildings in the Beltline.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yycbump.ca/festival
Summer Skating.
Every Saturday, Aug 5, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cool off this summer with skating on the ‘Fastest Ice in the World’! The Olympic Oval has public skating times on Saturdays (as well as Wednesday evenings).
Location:Olympic Oval
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://schedules.oval.ucalgary.ca
Sunflowers at Calgary Farmyard.
Everyday from Aug 12, 2022 - Aug 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Experience sunflowers at the Farmyard- formerly known as the Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm. Experience beautiful blooms, 35 attractions and the biggest corn maze in Southern Alberta- all in one day.
Location:Calgary Farmyard
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryfarmyard.com
Alberta on the Plate.
Everyday from Aug 12, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Every August during Alberta Local Food Week, Alberta on the Plate hosts a ten-day, province-wide dine around festival. For those ten days, participating restaurants offer multi-course, fixed-price menus highlighting local producers, growers, distillers and brewers. Show your support of Alberta food by dining in or ordering out at our participating restaurants both during the festival and throughout the rest of the year.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:https://www.albertaontheplate.com
4th Street Night Market.
Every Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 - Sep 10, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Calgary’s hippest night market located in the heart of Mission. Visit the lively main street neighborhood of 4th Street for food, fun, local finds and friends.
Location:4th Street
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://4thstreetnightmarket.ca
GlobalFest @ Elliston.
Everyday from Aug 18, 2022 - Aug 27, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
GlobalFest @ Elliston is an annual celebration of Calgary’s multi-cultural communities, featuring pavilions, performances, international food, children's programming and fireworks. Illuminating the sky with a colliding orchestra of light and sound, the 2022 event will showcase presentations produced by world-class pyro musical artists hailing from India, Austria, France, and Germany, plus a Canadian-produced finale.
Cost:$11.00
Location:Elliston Park 1827 68 St SE Calgary, AB
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://globalfest.ca/
Summer Skirmish.
Everyday from Aug 19, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join us for an exciting weekend of historical re-enactments, food trucks, and more at the 2022 Summer Skirmish. There'll be plenty going on inside The Military Museums.
Location:4520 Crowchild Trail SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:https://themilitarymuseums.ca/visit/events-and-exhibits/summer-skirmish
Expo Latino.
Everyday from Aug 19, 2022 - Aug 22, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Calgary’s hottest festival, Expo Latino creates experiences of discovery and learning through the celebration of people, music and dance. World-class performers, sizzling dancing, exotic foods, arts, crafts and so much more. Celebrate Latin culture at Prince’s Island Park.
Location:Prince’s Island Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://expolatino.com
Granary Road’s Family Fun Fair.
Everyday from Aug 20, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Granary Road's biggest festival of the year is on August 20th and 21st! Family Fun Fair is our take on a good old-fashioned carnival, with tons of games, prizes, and carnival treats! With your tickets, you can play all of our carnival games (such as ring toss), where every game is a winner. Want an even bigger prize? Play Paul's Amusements fun carnival games too. No carnival day is complete without some delicious treats like caramel apples, cotton candy, french fries and more! Shop from our Farmer's Market vendors who will each have their own take on a fair. To add to all the fun: $5 per person Mini Golf admission all weekend! Learn more at www.granaryroad.com/familyfunfair
Cost:$10.00
Location:Venue: Granary Road – Farmer's Market & Active Learning Park Address: 226066 112 St W, Foothills County, AB, Canada, T1S 5S5
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:www.granaryroad.com/familyfunfair
Cooperators Perma Insurance Trunk Show in Crescent Heights Village..
> Saturday Aug 20, 2022 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cooperators Perma Insurance Trunk Show and Sale in Crescent Heights Village Join the businesses of Crescent Heights BIA on Centre St. North for some art, music, shopping and fun at the second annual Trunk Show and Sale. See something you’ve never seen before, share some great food and shopping and stroll along one of Calgary’s most historic Main Streets taking in Calgary’s talented artists and makers. Centre St. between 7th and 14th Avenues N.
Location:Centre St. between 7th and 14th Avenues N.
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events
Link:https://crescentheightsvillage.ca
Monster Jam.
Everyday from Aug 20, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monster Jam is an action-packed motorsport with world-class athletes locked in intense competitions of speed and skill. Witness heated rivalries, high-flying stunts and fierce head-to-head battles for the Event Championship.
Location:Stampede Grandstand
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://monsterjam.com
Annual Priddis and Millarville Fair.
Everyday from Aug 20, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Priddis and Millarville Fair is a full weekend of old fashioned, country-style family fun that draws our extended community together on the third weekend in August. The Fair is suitable for all ages and includes a wide variety of competitions, contests, displays and entertainment.
Location:306097, 192 Street W
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:https://www.millarvilleracetrack.com/priddis-millarville-fair/
Calgary Medieval Faire & Artisan Market.
Everyday from Aug 26, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Walk with brave knights, rub shoulders with vikings, wander the medieval market. Be amazed and entertained. Get ready for a weekend of epic excitement and treasures from throughout the realm including performers, magic, photo ops, face painting, balloons and more.
Location:Wild West Events Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarymedievalfaire.com
2022 Calgary Pride Parade and Festival, .
Everyday from Aug 26, 2022 - Sep 5, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Calgary Pride presents the return to in-person programming for the 2022 pride season. The Calgary Pride Parade and Festival is an annual event where thousands gather to celebrate the diversity of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. A variety of events will run throughout August, concluding with the Calgary Pride Parade & Festival on September 4 at Prince’s Island Park.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarypride.ca/pride-2022
Okotoks Chillifest.
> Saturday Aug 27, 2022 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Each year in late August, Western-themed activities take over downtown Okotoks, including the main event - a chilli cook-off. Come down to taste the chilli creations, or register a team and compete! Spice up your weekend with chilli sampling, children's activities, live music, and an outdoor artisan street market!
Location:Downtown Okotoks
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:themarketsquare.ca
Drag Brunch - Show Your Pride (Family-friendly).
> Saturday Aug 27, 2022 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Show your pride at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo at our first ever Drag Brunch hosted by the talented Nada Nuff. Enjoy a delicious spread from the zoo’s award-winning culinary team and performances from talent at HireHeelsYYC. Get your tickets to this family-friendly celebration today!
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://www.calgaryzoo.com/events/dragbrunch
Railway Days.
Everyday from Sep 3, 2022 - Sep 4, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Heritage Park’s extraordinary rail collection takes centre stage for two days with hands-on activities, and exciting exhibits. Catch a rare glimpse of the turntable in action, enjoy special demonstrations of a double-headed steam engine and spend some time with the Park’s very own Telegraphy club.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Calgary Highland Games.
> Saturday Sep 3, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Organized by the Calgary United Scottish Games Association, these games have gained the reputation as being one of the most prestigious Highland events in the West. Attracting competitors and spectators from across Western Canada and the USA, you will watch some of the world’s top pipers, drummers, dancers, and heavy event athletes compete and perform.
Location:Calgary Rugby Union
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Spruce Meadows Masters.
Everyday from Sep 7, 2022 - Sep 11, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The ‘Masters’ includes iconic events such as the CP International, presented by Rolex, BMO Nations’ Cup, Name the Foal, presented by TELUS, ATCO Electric Six Bar, WestJet Evening of the Horse, fireworks, live music, and more.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com/masters
Granary Road Garlic Festival.
Everyday from Sep 10, 2022 - Sep 11, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Head into the Granary Road Active Learning Park for all kinds of garlicky themed fun and don’t forget to visit our Farmers Market for all things garlic, including eats, treats and garlic features from our market vendors.
Location:Granary Road
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.granaryroad.com
Chestermere Country Fair.
> Saturday Sep 10, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Chestermere Country Fair is the oldest ongoing annual event at the Chestermere Recreation Centre, held every year in September.
Location:Chestermere Recreation Centre
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://rvcagsociety.ca/country-fair
Springbank Old Tyme Fall Fair.
> Saturday Sep 10, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join us for the 50th annual Springbank Park For All Seasons Agriculture Society Old Tyme Fall Fair. The Fall Fair is a great day where Springbank families have the opportunity to gather together and celebrate our agricultural roots and community spirit. Come out for a day of fun, fellowship, and festivities for all ages.
Location:Springbank Park For All Seasons
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://springbankpark.com
Cooperators Perma Insurance Trunk Show in Crescent Heights Village..
> Saturday Sep 17, 2022 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cooperators Perma Insurance Trunk Show and Sale in Crescent Heights Village Join the businesses of Crescent Heights BIA on Centre St. North for some art, music, shopping and fun at the second annual Trunk Show and Sale. See something you’ve never seen before, share some great food and shopping and stroll along one of Calgary’s most historic Main Streets taking in Calgary’s talented artists and makers. Centre St. between 7th and 14th Avenues N.
Location:Centre St. between 7th and 14th Avenues N.
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events
Link:https://crescentheightsvillage.ca
Marda Loop MADE SeptemberFest Outdoor/Indoor Festival.
> Saturday Sep 17, 2022 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Shop Marda Loop MADE's Outdoor/Indoor Festival showcasing 85 Alberta artisans, makers and foodies at the Marda Loop Communities Association Hall.
Location:Marda Loop Communities Association Hall
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Pumpkins After Dark.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Pumpkins After Dark is Canada’s award-winning outdoor Halloween event. Featuring over 6,000+ hand-carved pumpkins, this one-of-a-kind walk-through experience is the must-see event of the fall season. Explore the magical pathway of lit pumpkin sculptures and displays, with music, sounds and special effects. With classic Halloween characters, dinosaurs and dragons, movie, and pop culture icons – this family friendly event has something for everyone. Make Pumpkins After Dark your new annual tradition! Event operates Thursday to Sunday weekly.
Cost:$17.95
Location:Winsport, Canada Olympic Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Holiday Fun
Link:https://pumpkinsafterdark.com/calgary/
Beakerhead.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
It’s a time and place where engineers show their creative sides, and artists get technical, where science hits the street, and everyone gets ingenious. Everyone is warmly encouraged to take part. Find yourself immersed in engineered art, international ingenuity competitions, public performances, community challenges, backyard-built contraptions, and creations of your own making.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://beakerhead.com/events
Granary Road Apple Fest.
Everyday from Sep 24, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Visit Granary Road for Apple Fest with all things apple for sale including fruit, pies, crisps, perogies, applewood cheese, cake, cider and lots more! Vendors will be show casing their apple wares and creating delicious treats.
Location:Granary Road
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.granaryroad.com
Calgary Fall Home Show.
Everyday from Sep 30, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Calgary Fall Home Show is a vibrant marketplace where you can shop for home-related products and services at the BMO Centre.
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryfallhomeshow.com
Disney in Concert: Frozen.
Everyday from Oct 7, 2022 - Oct 8, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This Thanksgiving, experience Disney’s Frozen like never before! See the film on the big screen as the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra performs Christophe Beck’s catchy score live.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgaryphil.com/events/disney-in-concert-frozen-2022-10-08/
Butterfield Acres: It's Pumpkin Time!.
Everyday from Oct 7, 2022 - Oct 9, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Harvest Pumpkin Festival takes place every weekend throughout October! Tickets must be pre-booked on the website.
Location:Butterfield Acres
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.butterfieldacres.com
Butterfield Acres: It's Pumpkin Time!.
Everyday from Oct 14, 2022 - Oct 16, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Harvest Pumpkin Festival takes place every weekend throughout October! Tickets must be pre-booked on the website.
Location:Butterfield Acres
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.butterfieldacres.com
Butterfield Acres: It's Pumpkin Time!.
Everyday from Oct 21, 2022 - Oct 23, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Harvest Pumpkin Festival takes place every weekend throughout October! Tickets must be pre-booked on the website.
Location:Butterfield Acres
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.butterfieldacres.com
Granary Road Pumpkin Fest.
Everyday from Oct 22, 2022 - Oct 23, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
With loads of pumpkins to choose from as well as homemade pies, perogies, mini donuts, soaps, cheesecake. Pumpkin decorated caramel apples, pumpkin milkshakes and much more from the Granary Road Market Vendors.
Location:Granary Road
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.granaryroad.com
Butterfield Acres: It's Pumpkin Time!.
Everyday from Oct 28, 2022 - Oct 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Harvest Pumpkin Festival takes place every weekend throughout October! Tickets must be pre-booked on the website.
Location:Butterfield Acres
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.butterfieldacres.com
*Halloween* Toddle Down to the Art Gallery.
> Saturday Oct 29, 2022 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
It’s hard to make time for art and culture when you’re chasing after a toddler but we have an opportunity that doesn’t require you to choose! Come down to the Okotoks Art Gallery for a morning of fun. Enjoy exhibitions as you enjoy a number of activity and crafting stations. Halloween costumes are welcome! Recommended ages 1 – 5. Space is limited. Pre-Registration encouraged. $5/ Family Course: 17393 Activeokotoks.ca
Cost:$5.00
Location:Okotoks Art Gallery 53 North Railway St. Okotoks, Alberta
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:https://www.okotoks.ca/your-community/living-okotoks/community-event-calendar/toddle-down-art-gallery-0

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