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Indigenous History Month Celebration at Southcentre Mall.
Everyday from Jan 1, 1970 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 8:00 pm
Join us at Southcentre Mall from June 3rd to 23rd for our fourth annual Indigenous History Month celebration in partnership with Authentically Indigenous. This month-long event will foster understanding, appreciation, and celebration of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. Experience educational activities, cultural displays, and storytelling sessions that connect both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians. The celebrations will include: Full-Size Tipi: Step inside a tipi adorned with tapestries representing decades of Indigenous contributions to Calgary’s culture. Storytelling: Be moved by traditional stories from elders, delight in puppet shows by Indigenous authors, and explore virtual reality experiences by the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth. Artisan Market: Discover the vibrancy of Indigenous creativity at our artisan market on June 7th and 8th. Enjoy music, dance, and locally crafted goods. Educational Information Walls: Learn and engage with displays that provide deeper insights into Indigenous culture.
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Youth Activities
Link:https://southcentremall.com/indigenous-history-month-2024/
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
Violins of Hope exhibition at Studio Bell.
Everyday from May 3, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Violins of Hope is a poignant collection of string instruments dating from before and during the Holocaust. These meticulously restored instruments once belonged to Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Today these instruments stand as enduring symbols, serving to educate and memorialize those affected by one of history’s darkest chapters through concerts, exhibitions, and other commemorative projects. darkest moments.
Location:Studio Bell Music Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://www.studiobell.ca
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
Theatre Calgary Presents: Beaches: The Musical.
Everyday from May 18, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A new musical based on the best-selling novel, which was made into the blockbuster film, Beaches follows two extraordinary friends through 30 years of camaraderie, laughter, sorrow and love. Vivacious, outlandish Cee Cee and beautiful, privileged Bertie meet as children and become fast friends. From pen-pals to roommates to romantic rivals, Cee Cee and Bertie’s oil-and-water friendship perseveres through even the most tragic trials. With a touching vulnerability, Beaches exemplifies the triumph of the human spirit and the bonds of sisterhood.
Location:Max Bell Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://theatrecalgary.com
Life Cycle.
Everyday from Jun 1, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Life Cycle is a virtual cycling event in support of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. Taking place throughout the month of June families and cyclists will ride towards their personal fundraising and distance goals as they make a difference for kids across Alberta. Funds raised through Life Cycle will support the Child Life departments at both Alberta hospitals.
Location:Virtual
Category:Family Fun, Free Events
Link:http://www.lifecycleforkids.com/
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
Rosebud Theatre Presents: Little Women.
Everyday from Jun 7, 2024 - Aug 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Louisa May Alcott’s timeless, captivating story of the March family is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache and hope. Jo March weaves the story of her and her sisters, Meg, Beth and Amy, and their adventures growing up in the wake of America’s Civil War.
Location:Rosebud Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://rosebudtheatre.com
Jubilations Dinner Theatre Presents: Friends: The One with Ace Ventura.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Jun 8, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Featuring uproarious laughter and the greatest hits of the “Friends” era, performed by some of Canada’s best singers.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://jubilations.ca
Bugs & Bytes Summer Science at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Jun 12, 2024 - Sep 2, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
From ants to algorithms, Spark is buggin’ out with science this summer! TELUS Spark is buzzing with excitement as the science centre kicks off an epic summer of Bugs & Bytes! Guests are in for a summer full of exploring the secrets of both the digital and natural worlds while getting curious about science.
Location:TELUS Spark
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sparkscience.ca
Immersive Disney Animation at the BMO Centre.
Everyday from Jun 12, 2024 - Aug 18, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Experience iconic Disney songs like never before. Custom-designed features will take your Disney experience to the next level. Become part of the stories you love at Immersive Disney Animation!
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://disneyimmersive.com
Theatre 1308 Presents: Tuberose, Ginger and Other Essences.
Everyday from Jun 12, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The world premiere of this unique mother-daughter Venezuelan love story in Calgary.
Location:Theatre 1308
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://universe.com
Spruce Meadows National.
Everyday from Jun 12, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The best athletes from the world's top show jumping nations compete for top prize money and international acclaim during the Spruce Meadows National.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
Market Collective Sweet Sixteen.
Everyday from Jun 14, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Market Collective is celebrating 16 years with a debut at its new partner venue, Contemporary Calgary. Check out new artists, enjoy the food trucks, hear live music, and more.
Location:Contemporary Calgary
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun
Link:http://marketcollective.ca
Father’s Day Wings and Wheels at Hangar Flight Museum.
Everyday from Jun 15, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Each year on Father's Day weekend, the museum partners with local car clubs to bring in special "wheels" to join their wings. It's a ton of fun for the whole family and includes activities such as: flying crafts, vehicle show and shine, and helicopter city tours (for an additional fee, from LR Helicopters).
Location:Hangar Flight Museum
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://thehangarmuseum.ca
Heritage Park Children’s Festival.
Everyday from Jun 15, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Step into a world of wonder at Heritage Park’s Children’s Festival, a day filled with endless fun for the little ones. Let their imaginations run wild with a kids-only market, face painting, live music, puppet theatre, play areas, lots of sweet treats, crafts, family games and much more. Don’t miss this magical event where kids can explore, learn and play in the wide-open spaces of Heritage Park.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Calgary Horror Con 2024.
Everyday from Jun 15, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Calgary Horror Con is the largest gathering of Horror Fans in Canada. The show consists of celebrity guests, panels, workshops and an international film festival. More than 150 different horror-related vendors and artists will be at DoubleTree by Hilton.
Location:DoubleTree by Hilton
Category:Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://horror-con.ca
Father’s Day Fairway Fun.
Everyday from Jun 15, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Celebrate Dad with a Fairway Fun Market Adventure! Join Calgary Farmers’ Market South and West for a special Father’s Day celebration as they transform into an exciting mini golf experience. Bring dad and the whole family to test your golf skills, explore diverse vendors, and win amazing prizes.
Location:calgary Farmers Maarket West and South
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryfarmersmarket.ca
Aspen Crossing Father’s Day Train Excursion.
Everyday from Jun 15, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
. To all the Super Dads in the world – this one’s for you. Gather family and friends together for a supper or brunch specially designed for Dads –that means BBQ and cold beer. An excursion he won’t forget!
Location:Aspen Crossing
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://aspencrossing.com
University District Tails and Treasures.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Leash up your pooch and join for the fifth annual Tails & Treasures. Completely dog-friendly, this free outdoor event will include entertainment, activities and the one and only Global Pet Foods SuperDogs™!
Location:University District
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://myuniversitydistrict.ca
Stories with Sheldon First Rider: Traditional Blackfoot Plants.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Storytelling has been a way to pass down wisdom and knowledge by the Blackfoot people since time immemorial. Through the oral tradition, Blackfoot Elder Sheldon First Rider will share stories from Blackfoot culture in this intimate one-hour program. Every month, Sheldon will speak on a different topic, covering everything from mythology and food to history and spirituality.
Cost:$20.00
Location:The Confluence Historic Site & Parkland750 9 Ave SECalgary, ABT2G 5E1
Category:Family Fun, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:http://www.theconfluence.ca/events/june-stories-with-sheldon
Calgary Chinese Orchestra.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Calgary Chinese Orchestra is presenting their annual concert featuring a mix of Chinese orchestral music and more at Leacock Theatre at Mount Royal University.
Location:Leacock Theatre at Mount Royal University
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://mtroyal.ca
Easy Days Pop-Up Market.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
If bustling springtime markets filled with some of Calgary’s best designers, artists, clothing curators, musicians and more are your thing, check out the Easy Days Pop-Up Market at RiverWalk Plaza.
Location:RiverWalk Plaza
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://evexperience.eventcalendarapp.com/u/16605/298750?repeatId=r215462
Tails & Treasures at University District.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 am
The fifth annual Tails & Treasures event is returning to University District, featuring performances by the Global Pet Foods SuperDogs, a smooch your pooch photo booth and an array of entertainment for dogs and humans alike!
Location:University District Discovery Centre, located at 4410 University Ave NW, Calgary, AB T2L 2K7
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:https://myuniversitydistrict.ca/dogpark/
KINETICO CALGARY KIDS OF STEEL.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Calgary Kids of Steel is Calgary's premier child & youth and newly this year also paratriathlon event organized by the Kronos Triathlon Club. This event is geared towards young athletes between the ages of four and 22. Athletes at all ends of the spectrum (first-timers, recreational, and competitive) are welcome.
Cost:$120.00
Location:Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton - 4995 Market Street SE (Calgary, AB)
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:https://www.calgarykos.com/
Father’s Day at Laser City.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This Father’s Day, dads and moms can play at laser City for free with the purchase of a child ticket.
Location:Laser City
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://lasercity.ca
Military Museum Father’s Day.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This Father's Day, celebrate the heroes in our lives — our dads. They’ve been our rock, our mentor, and our biggest supporter. Just like the brave men and women honored in the museum’s galleries, our fathers embody courage and dedication every day. They deserve a day filled with adventure, fun, and appreciation.
Location:Military Museums
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://themilitarymuseums.ca
Granary Road Father's Day Tees & Tacos.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Celebrate Dad this Father's Day at Granary Road's Tees & Tacos event. Lunch, mini golf AND park admission is all included. Choose from a delicious selection of Mexican specials by El Gringo Loco (the BEST authentic Mexican food in the Foothills) with some kid-friendly options! Tickets must be pre-purchased at www.granaryroad.com or in the gift shop to avoid disappointment. Annual pass holders can call 403-453-7623 to book just the lunch. There will also be a bar available to enjoy some refreshing beverages on our patio.
Cost:$56.95
Location:Granary Road - Active Learning Park & Farmer's Market
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:http://www.granaryroad.com
Father’s Day Brunch at Heritage Park.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dear old dad. He’s coaching a sports team, fixing things around the house, or acting as your own personal Uber driver. Show dad how much you love him with Calgary’s best brunch buffet and a visit to one of the world’s largest public collections of vintage vehicles in Gasoline Alley Museum. Learn more at heritagepark.ca.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Sled Island.
Everyday from Jun 19, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Sled Island's thoughtful, eclectic programming and independent spirit have produced a one-of-a-kind festival experience. Each June, the five-day music and arts festival brings together a community of music, comedy, film and art as well as over 40,000 attendees across multiple venues, earning rave reviews from attendees, artists and media across the globe.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://sledisland.com
Brick Fest Live.
Everyday from Jun 22, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Do you love building? Check out Brick Fest Live at the BMO Centre with hands-on activities, a giant brick pit, races, and life-sized brick models.
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://brickfestlive.com
Vertigo Theatre Presents: Good As Gold: The Musical.
Everyday from Jun 22, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Filipino-produced musical intertwines the timeless narratives of Oscar Wilde’s “The Happy Prince” and The Brothers Grimm’s “The Fisherman and His Wife,” illuminating themes of charity, selflessness, and sacrifice.
Location:Vertigo Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://tickets.vertigotheatre.com
GlobalFest OneWorld Picnic.
> Sunday Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come down to Hotchkiss Gardens to witness a sneak peak of GlobalFest through the mini OneWorld Festival. Check out the gathering of various cultural pavilions on site and experience demonstrations, displays and vendors. Then, grab a bite from the food trucks on site and enjoy your lunch while viewing our fantastic performance groups from many different cultures.
Location:Hotchkiss Gardens
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://globalfest.ca/events/
RED & WHITE Calgary Comic & Toy Expo.
> Sunday Jun 23, 2024 at 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
This show traditionally provides a day of entertainment, from vendors selling comics, games, and more to a costume contest at Acadia Recreation Complex.
Location:Acadia Recreation Complex
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://comicandtoy.ca
PILSC Legacy Run/Walk.
> Sunday Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The 2km/5km run/walk (you choose the distance) at Nose Creek Park in Airdrie raises funds and brings awareness to the impacts of infertility, miscarriage, termination for medical reasons (TFMR), stillbirth, neonatal loss and sudden infant loss syndrome (SIDS).
Location:Nose Creek Park in Airdrie
Category:Family Fun
Link:http://pilsc.org
Jazz YYC Summer Festival.
Everyday from Jun 25, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This signature festival features both ticketed and free events along Calgary’s ‘Music Mile.’ With concerts, a club series, and the signature JazzWalk on the final Sunday of the festival, there is something for everyone.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jazzyyc.com
Spruce Meadows Pan-American.
Everyday from Jun 26, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Top sport and top riders return to Spruce Meadows for the 'Pan American', presented by Rolex.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
Stage West Dinner Theatre Presents: A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline.
Everyday from Jun 28, 2024 - Sep 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Patsy was never shy about self-promotion and impressed everyone the moment they heard her. Featuring all her biggest hits from Walkin’ After Midnight, I Fall to Pieces, Crazy (written by Willie Nelson), She’s Got You, Leavin’ on Your Mind, Sweet Dreams, Faded Love, and all the way to her last single release of A Closer Walk with Thee.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Goat Yoga at Granary Road.
> Sunday Jun 30, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Join Granary Road and their friendly pygmy goats for a one-of-a-kind experience for all ages and abilities. The goats will get up close and personal while you flow through different yoga poses guaranteed to bring out laughs and fun for all.
Location:Granary Road
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://granaryroad.com
Spruce Meadows North American.
Everyday from Jul 3, 2024 - Jul 7, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The 'North American' tournament, where top athletes from across the continent gather to showcase their skills.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
Showdown at Heritage Park: A Wild West Adventure.
Every Sunday, Friday, Jul 5, 2024 - Jul 14, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This family-friendly evening kicks off with a cowboy buffet and side-splitting western entertainment. After dinner, step outside as a spectacular wild west gunfight erupts on Main Street
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca/showdown-at-heritage-park-a-wild-west-adventure/
Calgary Stampede.
Everyday from Jul 5, 2024 - Jul 14, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Yahoo! Don’t miss bringing your family to the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. Visit calgarystampede.com to find out what exciting family friendly events are going on and when.
Location:Stampede Grounds
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgarystampede.com
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
Family Day at Calgary Stampede.
> Sunday Jul 7, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Bring the whole family to the Calgary Stampede and celebrate with FREE fun for everyone.
Location:Stampede Grounds
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarystampede.com
Calaway Comic Fest for Kids.
Everyday from Jul 12, 2024 - Jul 14, 2024 at 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dress up in your best family friendly costume and be transported to the Calaway Comic Fest for Kids zone. With character meet and greets plus special activities each day, a whole new experience is waiting for you! Special Guests Global Pet Foods’ SuperDogs will be performing their 15-minute Pawvenger show with your chance to meet these super pups after the show.
Location:Calaway Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://calawaypark.com
2024 Shady Grove Bluegrass Music Festival.
Everyday from Jul 12, 2024 - Jul 14, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
One of Canada’s largest bluegrass music festivals. It has been running annually for about 30 years and continues to deliver on top-notch entertainment and an unrivalled community for jamming in Sundre.
Location:Sundre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://foothillsbluegrass.com
Showdown at Heritage Park: A Wild West Adventure.
Everyday from Jul 19, 2024 - Jul 21, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This family-friendly evening kicks off with a cowboy buffet and side-splitting western entertainment. After dinner, step outside as a spectacular wild west gunfight erupts on Main Street
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca/showdown-at-heritage-park-a-wild-west-adventure/
YYC Ice Cream Fest.
Everyday from Jul 19, 2024 - Aug 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This summer, participating cafés, restaurants, and creameries compete for the coveted titles of YYC’s Best Scoop, Best Non-Dairy Scoop, and special Golden Scoop award. Calgarians can taste a spectacular lineup of chilled treats and determine the entry that bests them all!
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yycicecreamfest.com/
Afro-Caribbean Food Festival.
Everyday from Jul 20, 2024 - Jul 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A celebration of the Caribbean, African and everything in between through food, music and culture.
Location:508 7 Ave SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://acfoodfestival.com
GlobalFest OneWorld Picnic.
> Sunday Jul 21, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come down to Hotchkiss Gardens to witness a sneak peak of GlobalFest through the mini OneWorld Festival. Check out the gathering of various cultural pavilions on site and experience demonstrations, displays and vendors. Then, grab a bite from the food trucks on site and enjoy your lunch while viewing our fantastic performance groups from many different cultures.
Location:Hotchkiss Gardens
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://globalfest.ca/events/
Goat Yoga at Granary Road.
> Sunday Jul 21, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Join Granary Road and their friendly pygmy goats for a one-of-a-kind experience for all ages and abilities. The goats will get up close and personal while you flow through different yoga poses guaranteed to bring out laughs and fun for all.
Location:Granary Road
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://granaryroad.com
Calgary Folk Music Festival.
Everyday from Jul 25, 2024 - Jul 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
An unforgettable weekend of ground-breaking icons, upstart songwriters, and instrumentalists — that Folk Fest feeling is like none other at Prince’s Island Park.
Location:Prince’s Island Park
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgaryfolkfest.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
Calgary International Blues Festival.
Everyday from Jul 29, 2024 - Aug 4, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A full week of blues workshops, concerts and special events culminates in four days and nights of non-stop music, followed by the Twilight Blues dance parties. Bring your family down to Shaw Millennium Park to enjoy world-class music, a colorful arts market, delicious cuisine by local food trucks, cool beverages and souvenirs.
Location:Shaw Millennium Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgarybluesfest.com
Taste of Calgary.
Everyday from Aug 1, 2024 - Aug 5, 2024 at 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
The city's most appetizing festival, giving visitors the chance to sample food, beverages, music and other cool things. Discover Calgary's global cuisines from a mix of unique restaurants and beverage companies. Plus get a taste of Calgary's great musicians.
Location:311 8 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://tasteofcalgary.com
Canmore Folk Music Festival.
Everyday from Aug 3, 2024 - Aug 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The longest running folk music festival in Alberta and one of its finest. Taking place over three days of the Heritage Day long weekend in August, the festival features 30 individual acts or performers, family friendly site, a free downtown concert on festival Friday evening, a kids’ area jammed with crafts, puppets, music, storytelling and a climbing wall.
Location:Centennial Park in Canmore
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://canmorefolkfestival.com
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
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/
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
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
RBC Race for the Kids.
> Sunday Sep 8, 2024 at 8:30 am - 12:00 am
RBC Race for the Kids is back with a day of in-person fun that includes a family fun walk/run, race swag, as well as all-day parking and access to Heritage Park during Railway Days. This fundraising event is in support of important programs and services that help kids in our community who are struggling with their mental health. Registrants set up their own fundraising page and reach out to family and friends for donations. If you would like to learn more about the kind of programs and services RBC Race for the Kids supports, visit buildthemup.ca. Registration is open now with special early-bird pricing of $35 for adults and $25 for youth aged 3-17 until June 30. Children 2 and under are free. Register early to save on registration cost AND be entered to win a pair of tickets to a Kings of Leon concert at the Calgary Saddledome. To learn about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Catherine Feenstra, Manager, Community Initiatives & Events at 403-955-8886 or? cfeenstra@achf.com.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Youth Activities
Link:http://heritagepark.ca/

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