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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
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
Music in the Park.
Everyday from Jul 6, 2024 - Jul 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Calgary Wind Symphony is pleased to be returning to Riley Park this summer to bring music to the community in one of our favorite 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
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
Bowness Market and Movie in the Park.
> Saturday Jul 20, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Join for a free outdoor showing of Shrek at the Bowness Community Association and an outdoor artisan market hosted by Bowness Soapworks before the show.
Location:Bowness Community Association
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://ybowness.com
Storytime Scoops.
> Saturday Jul 20, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring the whole family to check out the Calgary Library Book Truck at Storytime Scoops! Relax and enjoy the surroundings at Alpine Park where you can get a scoop of Village Ice Cream (as supplies last) and while the afternoon away discovering some great new books. Celebrate the joy of reading and join for a special book reading on the grass at 2:30 p.m. where you can be swept away with a story in the park.
Location:Central Park in Alpine Park75 Alpine Green SW Calgary, AB
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://alpinepark.ca
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
Team Canada FanFest.
Everyday from Jul 26, 2024 - Jul 28, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Team Canada FanFest is a series of free, family-friendly events for fans to cheer on Team Canada during the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Team Canada FanFest, presented in partnership with the Home of Team Canada, Cadillac Fairview, aims to bring fans together to cheer on Team Canada athletes and to celebrate sport in Canada. Team Canada FanFest will take place over three weekends in three cities across the country, including: July 26-28: Calgary, Stephen Avenue Walk at Centre Street August 2-5: Toronto, CF Shops at Don Mills August 9-11: Montreal, La Cour Gare Windsor Team Canada FanFest will offer Olympic fans the opportunity to watch the Games with family and friends, Olympic athlete appearances, and live performances featuring Canadian music artists. Fans will also be able to experience Olympic sports, and engage with a roster of exciting and immersive Team Canada partner activations. Team Canada FanFest will be hosted live by two-time Olympic champion Catriona Le May Doan, alongside Olympians Gilmore Junio (Calgary), Cynthia Appiah (Toronto), and Maxime Dufour-Lapointe (Montreal).
Location:Stephen Avenue Walk at Centre Street
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:https://olympic.ca/fanfest/
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
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
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
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
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
Lantern Peace Festival.
> Saturday Aug 3, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art! Dream! and Kids! 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. The Peace Exhibition and the Fun vendors will be there! First 15 children can participate in the art activities, Art! Dream! and Kids! with free art materials and everyone receives the participating prize! Come to join us!
Location:Devonian Gardens at the CORE Shopping Center (317 7 Ave SW 4 floor, Calgary, AB T2P 0W4)
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:https://calgaryfloatinglanterns.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
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
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
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

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