Events

Events in Calgary

Find the top events in Calgary including free family events, concerts, festivals, live theatre, sports and more!

Search the events list and plan ahead to attend  some of the best events in  Calgary. Stay up to date with what’s going on in the city!

07 Mar

Max Bell Theatre, 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

March 7, 2017 To April 1, 2017

$35.00 - $117 + charges

Based on the bestselling novel by the author of The Kite Runner, this hauntingly beautiful story reveals the strength of the human spirit. In war-torn Afghanistan, two women are brought together by fate and cruelty. Together they will forge an unlikely friendship that leads to an act of unbreakable love. Read More >>

11 Mar

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

March 11, 2017 To April 9, 2017

$29 - $61

Jim Wormold is a British expatriate living in 1950’s Cuba and is struggling to pay for his daughter’s extravagant lifestyle. When the British Secret Service offers him a plum position as their “man in Havana”, he literally can’t afford to say no. Read More >>

11 Mar

Genesis Place, 800 East Lake Boulevard Northeast, Airdrie

March 11, 2017 To May 27, 2017

Free

Want to learn a fun, uniquely Canadian choreography? Here’s your chance. Ahead of Sharing Dance Day (on June 2), the Genesis Place is offering FREE dance classes three days a week. Read More >>

20 Mar

Lunchbox Theatre, 160, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

March 20, 2017 To April 8, 2017

4032654292

$20 - $25

One sunny, summer day, Sharron Matthews stood on a beach in Ontario and suddenly she found herself struck by a controversial idea that changed her life…forever. Read More >>

23 Mar

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

March 23, 2017 To April 8, 2017

403-221-3708

$25 - $35

D’Artagnan longs to join the King’s Musketeers. But will his sharp sword and quick wit let him survive Paris’ treacherous labyrinth of gossip, slander, intrigue and duels? When the favour for the Queen’s handmaiden brings d’Artagnan afoul of the powerful Cardinal, the daring youth befriends three Musketeers. Read More >>

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
24 Mar

Beddington Heights Community Arts Centre, 375 Bermuda Dr NW, Calgary

March 24, 2017 To April 6, 2017

$17 - $25

J. Pierrepont Finch is a window-washer with lots of dreams and some shady schemes, ready to make his ascent up the corporate ladder. Clever, calculating, and charismatic, Finch catapults himself from mailroom to boardroom, catching the eye of Rosemary Pilkington, an equally driven and opportunistic employee, on the way up. Read More >>

25 Mar

North On Centre Pub Showroom, 2820 Centre Street N, Calgary

March 25, 2017 To May 6, 2017

403-228-7888

$19

FUNNYFEST Calgary Comedy Festival Society Presents:  17th Annual FUNNYFEST TALENT SEARCH  AND Comedy Workshop Graduates COMPETE (weekly 6 rounds) The 100 minute show Features: * A great headline comic each week with 6 to 8 Competitors & Master of Ceremonies Comedian * Come watch the excitement and LAUGH as competitors… Read More >>

27 Mar

School of Creative and Performing Arts, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary

March 27, 2017 To April 8, 2017

Free & Ticketed Events

UCalgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) is excited to present the 2017 Taking Flight festival! For over a decade Taking Flight has celebrated the creativity and emerging talents of our students, undergraduate and graduate alike, by showcasing their broad range of projects across the performing arts. Read More >>

Make Spring Break a Splash!
28 Mar

Bow Habitat Station, 1440 17A Street Southeast, Calgary

March 28, 2017 To March 31, 2017

Regular Admission

We’re putting a little spring in our step this Spring Break with additional opportunities for family fun all day! Discover the signs of spring with us through hands-on Investigation Stations, including: – ‘Signs of Spring’ guided nature walks – Pollination Station obstacle course, – Kid’s Craft Zone, – & more… Read More >>

The Watershed | Porte Parole + Crow's Theatre
29 Mar

Theatre Junction Grand, 608 1st Street Southwest, Calgary

March 29, 2017 To April 1, 2017

$20 - $45

In this sprawling political story – Annabel Soutar’s most personal documentary to date – a Montreal theatre artist leads her own family on a cross-country journey to investigate the forces shaping the future of our natural resources. Read More >>

30 Mar

Commonwealth Bar & Stage, 731 10th Ave SW, Calgary

March 30, 2017 To March 31, 2017

$20.00

Artists: Delhi 2 Dublin, With Special Guests Delhi 2 Dublin was a happy accident born out of Vancouver’s Celtic Fest in 2006. Read More >>

31 Mar

Festival Hall, 1215 10 Ave SE, Calgary

March 31, 2017

587-226-0704

$20

Locomotive Ghost recently recorded their fourth full-length release, “Into the Glow”, with award-winning producers Russell Broom and Spencer Cheyne. The group supported the project with a successful crowdfunding campaign in the spring of 2016. “Into the Glow” melds earnest expression with contemporary folk music stylings and relatable indie-pop hooks. Read More >>

31 Mar

Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary, 206 University Court NW, Calgary

March 31, 2017

Free Admission

Land’s End Ensemble continues to celebrate 20 seasons of new music-making with the 17th edition of our Composers Competition! Join us for a behind-the-scenes look as we dissect and perform new works by three of Canada’s most exciting young composers. Read More >>

31 Mar

Arts Commons, 8 Avenue Southeast

March 31, 2017

403-294-9494

$29-$69

A rare meeting of musical minds, Hall of Famers Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite come to Calgary to share the stage for a stripped down tour of American roots music – an electric journey through rock, blues and folk from two of music’s most legendary bandleaders. Read More >>

31 Mar

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1, 116 7 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

March 31, 2017

$22.00 - $27.00

ArtistsThe Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer, Ryan McNally “With a name like The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer, you might be forgiven for thinking that the Vancouver-based duo is some sort of concept group based on a hypothetical love story between Captain Ahab and Lizzie Borden. Read More >>

31 Mar

MacEwan Ballroom, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary

March 31, 2017

$33.00 - $35.00

Artists: The Decibel Magazine Tour, Kreator, Obituary, Midnight, Horrendous Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch and Tribulation spearhead metal mag’s ferocious new tour this March. Over the last four years, Decibel Magazine has redefined what a metal tour can accomplish. Read More >>

31 Mar

555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1 CA 

March 31, 2017

$57 - $363

HOW MUCH Tickets : $57 – $363 + charges How to get tickets? Buy Online Phone: 1-855-985-5500 In person at venue boxoffice and Ticketmaster Retail Locations WHEN & WHERE Date & Time: Friday, March 31, 2017 | 7:00 PM to Friday, March 31, 2017 | 7:00 PM Venue & Address… Read More >>

31 Mar

Marquee Beer Market & Stage, 4630 Macleod Trail, Calgary

March 31, 2017

$25

Hannah Wants/ David Stone HOW MUCH Tickets : $25 How to get tickets? Buy Online WHEN & WHERE Date & Time: Friday, March 31, 2017 | 9:00 PM Venue & Address : Marquee Beer Market & Stage – 4630 Macleod Trail South, Calgary, AB T2G 5E8 CA Read More >>

31 Mar

Dickens, 9 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

March 31, 2017

$20.00

And it came to pass, as soon as Gideon was dead, that the children of Israel turned again, and went a whoring after Baalim, and made Baalberith their god. Directed and commanded by another power. The power of darkness, which many people do not believe exists. Read More >>

31 Mar

Commonwealth Bar, 731 10 Avenue SW, Calgary

March 31, 2017

$17

Urban poet, musician and cultural figurehead Kate Tempest’s Let Them Eat Chaos is more than an album: Styled as a series of vignettes, an unnamed street, at 4.18am, Kate guides you through the bedroom window of seven different people on the street, awake for their own different reasons. Read More >>

01 Apr

Arts Commons, 205 8th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

April 1, 2017

403.571.0849

$55

Globally renowned as “The man with the golden flute”! A flawless interpreter of the classical flute repertoire, Sir James Galway has also crested the popular music charts, his appeal transcends musical boundaries. Hugely influential, with over 30 million recordings sold worldwide, his legendary expressive style spans an extensive range of genres. Read More >>