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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
Inglewood Night Market 2024.
Every Friday, May 10, 2024 - Sep 13, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Inglewood Night Market is a modern market with locally sourced and handmade vendors selling diverse goods; from handmade crafts to vintage clothing, antiques and collectibles, artisan eats and more.
Location:Inglewood
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://inglewoodnightmarket.ca
Something Rotten.
Everyday from Jun 7, 2024 - Jun 22, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Front Row Centre Players proudly presents Something Rotten at the Beddington Theatre Arts Centre.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://frontrowcentre.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
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
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
Untold Stories Theatre Presents: The Prom.
Everyday from Jun 14, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Four eccentric Broadway stars are in desperate need of reviving their careers. So when they hear that trouble is brewing around a small-town prom, they know that it’s time to put a spotlight on the issue… and themselves. The town’s parents want to keep the high school dance on the straight and narrow—but when one student just wants to bring her girlfriend to prom, the entire town has a date with destiny. On a mission to transform lives, Broadway’s brassiest join forces with a courageous girl and the town’s citizens and the result is love that brings them all together.
Location:Pumphouse Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://untoldstoriestheatre.com
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
Marda Loop Night Market.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Participating vendors offer everything from food products to crafts and accessories. There will also be live music and food trucks on-site.
Location:34th Avenue S.W. between 18th Street and 19th Street
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://mardaloopnightmarket.ca/
School's Out Party in Capitol Hill.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Get your free tickets for the second annual bash with bouncy castles, a petting zoo, food trucks, crafts and games! There will be live music featuring the Big Yellow Van and Midnight Taiko! Kids can experience KidStrong.
Location:1531 21 Avenue NW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://capitolhill.getcommunal.com/parent_programs/1228
"Songs for Summer Solstice" - An Evening of A Cappella Music with ONCUE!.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Celebrate the end of the season with a spectacular evening of a cappella music featuring ONCUE, the professional ensemble from the Youth Singers of Calgary. Enjoy an evening of smooth harmonies and creative arrangements that will captivate audiences of all ages. With a diverse repertoire spanning various genres, ONCUE's award-winning performances are not to be missed!
Cost:$15.00
Location:Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall (Rozsa Centre), 206 University Court NW
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:https://theatre-tickets.ucalgary.ca/?tx=77201
OHSOTO’KINO: Indigenous Peoples Day.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
As part of National Music Centre’s OHSOTO’KINO initiative, join Studio Bell for a special event showcasing local Indigenous song, music, and dance. The day’s lineup includes Cree Métis recording artist/songwriter, poet, and filmmaker Sandra Sutter, nêhiyaw singer-songwriter Wyatt C. Louis, and Inuvaluit singer-songwriter Willie Thrasher with his partner Linda Saddleback.
Location:Studio Bell Music Centre
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://studiobell.ca
National Indigenous Peoples Day at TELUS Spark.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Summer solstice is the longest day of the year, and for many it marks the official start of the season. Celebrate at Spark with hot eats and cool treats, work up a sweat learning new dance steps, hang out in the sun or beside the fire (weather permitting), and dive into Indigenous Knowledges of the cosmos.
Location:TELUS Spark
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://sparkscience.ca
Free Soccer Fridays.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Free Soccer Fridays invites kids to a free unstructured, drop-in soccer opportunity. This is a chance for youth of all ages and abilities to play and enjoy the sport.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryminorsoccer.com
National Indigenous Peoples Day at Heritage Park.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Experience an authentic and traditional Pow Wow happening all day. At 4pm, join for the 9th annual Campfire Chats event: A Celebration of Indigenous Music and Culture!
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca/events/national-indigenous-peoples-day/
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 27, 2024 - Jun 30, 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
Sound Atlas Music Festival.
Everyday from Jun 27, 2024 - Jun 29, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Latitude 49 and Land’s End Ensemble are thrilled to co-present the second annual Sound Atlas Music Festival. Celebrating works by living composers and extraordinary performances by local and international sound artists, the festival will feature an eclectic and diverse range of musical styles at Contemporary Calgary.
Location:Contemporary Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://soundatlasfest.com
Open Heart in the Park – Public Art Unveiling.
> Friday Jun 28, 2024 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join Trico Homes for an extraordinary occasion, a heartfelt gift to their beloved community – as they unveil the monumental “Open Heart” fine art bronze sculpture in the Kingsland Park. Celebrate with special guest, artist and actor Jane Seymour and enjoy cultural performances featuring the Jing Wo Lion Dancers.
Location:Kingsland Junction Park - 7885 Macleod Trail SW #113, Calgary, Alberta
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://tricohomes.com
Calgary Night Market.
> Friday Jun 28, 2024 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Located in the heart of Bridgeland, the Calgary Night Market offers a diverse selection of food, a wide variety of handmade goods and a spectacular city view.
Location:917 Centre Ave. N.E
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgarynightmkt.com
Toddler Time at the Confluence.
> Friday Jun 28, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Exciting storytimes, age-appropriate crafts, coloring and more for kiddos up to age five.
Location:The Confluence Historic Site & Parkland
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://theconfluence.ca
Birding on St Patrick's Island.
> Friday Jun 28, 2024 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Back for another season, join Nature Calgary for a bird walk on St. Patrick's Island and observe the incredible variety of birds and wildlife found in their natural habitat. Your knowledgeable guide will share fascinating insights about the wildlife you encounter, making this a great educational opportunity for nature enthusiasts of all ages. All walks start and end at EVHQ, located directly north of 656 Confluence Way SE on the RiverWalk pathway.
Location:Directly north of 656 Confluence Way SE on the RiverWalk pathway
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://evexperience.eventcalendarapp.com/u/16605/296962?repeatId=r21180
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
Airdrie Pro Rodeo.
Everyday from Jun 28, 2024 - Jul 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The rodeo includes a pro and novice rodeo, cabaret and children's activities. It attracts over 10,000 visitors, volunteers, and athletes each year.
Location:Airdrie Rodeo Grounds
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://airdrieprorodeo.com
Ultimate Summer Challenge.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join the Ultimate Summer Challenge, Calgary Public Library’s largest program for readers and learners of all ages! The challenge is simple: read every day this summer. With free access to books and resources at the Library, it is something all Calgarians can participate in. Plus, you’ll be eligible for incredible grand prizes, including KiwiCrate subscriptions, iPads and more.
Location:Online
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/library-news/celebrate-summer-with-the-ultimate-summer-challenge/
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
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
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/
Granary Road After Hours .
Every Friday, Saturday, Jul 5, 2024 - Jul 27, 2024 at 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Every Friday and Saturday in July, join us at Granary Road for extended fun until 9pm! Enjoy an evening of Yester Year Mini Golf, exploring the Park, visiting our Farm Petting Zoo, indulging in delicious Ice Cream, and savoring authentic Mexican food by El Gringo Loco YYC. It’s the perfect way to spend your summer evenings with family and friends. See you there!
Cost:$22.95
Location:Granary Road, 226066 112 Street West, Foothills County, T1S 5S5
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://www.granaryroad.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/
Marda Loop Night Market.
> Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Participating vendors offer everything from food products to crafts and accessories. There will also be live music and food trucks on-site.
Location:34th Avenue S.W. between 18th Street and 19th Street
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://mardaloopnightmarket.ca/
Fiestaval Latin Festival.
Everyday from Jul 19, 2024 - Jul 20, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Enjoy the three hottest days of the summer with over 30 authentic food vendors, hundreds of national and international performers, artisan market, kids area, beer gardens and lots of fun at Olympic Plaza.
Location:Olympic Plaza
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:http://fiestaval.ca
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/
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
Calgary Night Market.
> Friday Jul 26, 2024 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Located in the heart of Bridgeland, the Calgary Night Market offers a diverse selection of food, a wide variety of handmade goods and a spectacular city view.
Location:917 Centre Ave. N.E
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgarynightmkt.com
Showdown at Heritage Park: A Wild West Adventure.
> Friday Jul 26, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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 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
Calgary Fringe Festival.
Everyday from Aug 2, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The festival features local, national, and international productions for a total of over 100 performances over nine days. This year's event will be a hybrid festival experience between live in-person performances and digital offerings. Learn more at calgaryfringe.ca.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgaryfringe.ca
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
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
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
Marda Loop Night Market.
> Friday Aug 30, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Participating vendors offer everything from food products to crafts and accessories. There will also be live music and food trucks on-site.
Location:34th Avenue S.W. between 18th Street and 19th Street
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://mardaloopnightmarket.ca/
Calgary Night Market.
> Friday Aug 30, 2024 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Located in the heart of Bridgeland, the Calgary Night Market offers a diverse selection of food, a wide variety of handmade goods and a spectacular city view.
Location:917 Centre Ave. N.E
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgarynightmkt.com

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