Free Events

Free events – Upcoming free events including free family events, free concerts, free theatre and other fun events.

    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 >>

    26 May

    Earl Grey Golf Course, 6540 20 St SW, Calgary

    May 26, 2017 To May 27, 2017

    4032494814

    Free

    The Calgary Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists presents Absolutely Art Exhibition and Sale! Featuring original art work in a variety of mediums, styles, and sizes. Enter to win the Door Prize an original painting by one of our members each day of the show. Read More >>

    27 May

    Pearce Estate Park, 1440 17a St SE, Calgary

    May 27, 2017 To June 3, 2017

    403-998-4782

    Free

    This special week encourages adults to jumpstart outdoor nature play with their wee ones because outdoor play is good for children and connects them with nature. Read More >>

    03 Jun

    The Leighton Art Centre, 282027 144 Street West, Foothills No. 31, AB, Canada

    June 3, 2017 To June 4, 2017

    403-931-3633

    Free

    The Leighton Art Centre presents its annual summer festival! You will find over 1000 original works of art and fine craft, set up in tents overlooking the magnificent Alberta Foothills, just 20 minutes southwest of Calgary. Read More >>

    08 Jun

    AWA Cottage School, 455 12 St NW, Calgary

    June 8, 2017

    403-266-2282

    free

    Did you know that over 400 species of wildlife live within the City of Calgary? Do you have questions about the wildlife we share our city with? The Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society, in association with the Alberta Wilderness Association, would like to invite you to our first annual Living With… Read More >>

    10 Jun

    Sporting Life at Southcentre Mall, 100 Anderson Road SE, Calgary

    June 10, 2017

    403-835-0597

    $0

    My Sporting Life, Our Canada Speaking Series – “Mountain Biking – Where To Go & What You Need To Know” Matt is the founder of popular ski and outdoor blog Powder Matt. Not just a ski aficionado, Matt spends the off-season riding Canada’s spectacular mountain trails. Read More >>

    10 Jun

    Willowridge Community Centre, 680 Acadia Dr. SE. Calgary

    June 10, 2017

    403.863.7788

    Free event

    Join the Party with International Award Winning Artist Glenda Savard. Her latest POP-UP Gallery features her sunny expressionist oil paintings and her first collection for the home and fashions for charming women. Read More >>

    Spruce Meadows
    14 Jun

    50.889242,-114.094073

    June 14, 2017 To June 18, 2017

    403.974.4200

    Free

    The ‘Continental’ is an FEI CSIO 5-star Tournament which features a Nations’ Cup and is part of the summer series. Family entertainment and shopping opportunities are available. Know more about Spruce Meadows. Things to do at Spruce Meadows Continental 2017 1. Watch the equestrian show jumping event . 2. Read More >>

    24 Jun

    Hotel Blackfoot, 5940 Blackfoot Trail Southeast, Calgary

    June 24, 2017 To June 25, 2017

    Free

    This is a weekend to get all those last minute things in before summer and maybe even get a new business started! We have TONS of prizes as per usual!!! Our VIP Mystery Bags are filled with lots of great things!!!! Many of our vendors will also have some new… Read More >>

    Spruce Meadows
    27 Jun

    Spruce Meadows, Spruce Meadows Way Southwest, Calgary

    June 27, 2017 To July 2, 2017

    403.974.4200

    Free

    The CSI 5 outdoor tournament, Pan American will feature riders from throughout North America. In 2017 The Spruce Meadows ‘Pan American’ presented by Rolex will combine events from the former ‘Canada One’ and ‘Pan American’ Tournaments. Learn more about Spruce Meadows. Tickets to Spruce Meadows Pan American Admission is complimentary. Read More >>

    20 Jul

    Prince's Island Park, Eau Claire Avenue Southwest, Calgary

    July 20, 2017 To August 27, 2017

    Pay what you can

    Shakespeare By The Bow Sail to an enchanted island where a mysterious storm washes both romance and revenge ashore. Spirits will run high in Shakespeare’s most magical tale of love, family, and forgiveness. Read More >>

    Spruce Meadows
    31 Aug

    Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way Southwest, Calgary, AB, Canada

    August 31, 2017 To September 2, 2017

    403.974.4200

    Free

    The Champions’ Welcome Tournament serves as a friendly warm-up to the ‘Masters’ Tournament. The tournament is expected to attract a very respectable entry from throughout North, Central and South America, that has historically arrived at Spruce Meadows well in advance of the CSIO 5* ‘Masters’ Tournament. Read More >>

    02 Sep

    Montgomery Community Centre, 5003 16th Avenue NW, Calgary

    September 2, 2017 To September 3, 2017

    FREE

    25th Annual BBQ on the Bow Festival Canada’s Oldest BBQ Festival with plenty of entertainment. The BBQ on the Bow features 35+ BBQ teams competing over the weekend for over $10,000 in prize money. Read More >>

    09 Sep

    Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, 850 4th Street Southeast, Calgary

    September 9, 2017

    4032290140

    $0

    Tess loves the prairie, but her parents do not. Coming from an easier life, far, far away, they resent the bitter cold winter and the poverty that means burning cow dung for fuel. Based on a true incident, Tess combines authenticity with drama. Read More >>

    09 Sep

    Studio Bell, 850 4th Street Southeast, Calgary

    September 9, 2017

    4032290140

    $0

    The Cecilia String Quartet’s Xenia Concerts are designed to appeal to, and be welcoming of, children on the autism spectrum and their families. This series embodies the Quartet’s philosophy that everyone should have equal access to quality chamber music performances. Read More >>

    10 Sep

    Central Memorial Park, 1221 2nd Street Southwest, Calgary

    September 10, 2017

    4032290140

    $0

    Open Air brings the world’s best chamber music to Calgary. Bring your sunglasses and your picnic blanket to soak up the final notes of the 2017 Honens Festival under the warmth of the September sun. Read More >>

    23 Sep

    Kamp Kiwanis, 241001 Range Road 42, Calgary

    September 23, 2017 To September 24, 2017

    4036866325

    Free

    The Kiwanis Apple Festival will be a celebration of our history, a celebration of children, and a celebration of special cuisine, entertainment, education, and outdoor exploration of a very special place – Kamp Kiwanis. Read More >>

    12 Oct

    Spruce Meadows, Spruce Meadows Way Southwest, Calgary

    October 12, 2017 To October 22, 2017

    403.974.4200

    Free

    The Oktoberfest is an indoor show jumping tournament held in Spruce Meadows Equi-Plex. Competitions in this Tournament range in height from 0.90m to 1.40m. The Oktoberfest is the perfect tournament to experience competition up-close and in the indoor comfort of the Equi-Plex. Learn more about Spruce Meadows. Read More >>