Free Events

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

    spruce-meadows (9)
    04 Feb

    Spruce Meadows, Spruce Meadows Way Southwest, Calgary

    February 4, 2017 To February 26, 2017

    Free

    The show jumping events of the Classic Series, the February Classic  takes to the indoor comfort of the Spruce Meadows Equi-Plex. The February Classic is a excellent warm-up to the 2017 season. You and your family are welcome to join us and watch the competitions. Learn more about Spruce Meadows. Read More >>

    GLOW Downtown Winter Light Festival
    17 Feb

    Downtown, Calgary, AB

    February 17, 2017 To February 20, 2017

    Free

    GLOW – Downtown Winter Light Festival, February 17 – 20, 2017 The Calgary Downtown Association (CDA) is pleased to launch the inaugural run of GLOW – Downtown Winter Light Festival over the Family Day long weekend, February 17 – 20, 2017. Read More >>

    Free Family Fun Day
    20 Feb

    Eau Claire Market, 200 Barclay Parade Southwest, Calgary

    February 20, 2017

    403-268-6642

    Free

    Free Family Fun Day for all ages at Eau Claire Market! Enjoy Live Entertainment, a Magician, Petting Zoo, Carnival Games, Face Painting and much more! Featuring an Artisan Market by MarketSpot YYC. Read More >>

    WinterFest Fort Calgary
    20 Feb

    Fort Calgary, 750 9 Ave SE, Calgary

    February 20, 2017

    Free

    Join us for this annual, FREE event at the Fort! Fun for all ages with live preformances, indoor and outdoor activities, and the opportunity to explore our Interpretive Centre. Read More >>

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    20 Feb

    Don Hartman North East Sportsplex, 5206 68th Street Northeast, Calgary

    February 20, 2017

    (403) 860-0380

    Free

    RBC OLYMPIAN, Jessica Campbell to offer skating tips this Family Day RBC Olympian and Inferno hockey player, Jessica Campbell along with local RBC employees will be hosting the Calgary RBC Family Skate Day skate on Monday, February 20. Campbell will offer tips to skaters and sign autographs for fans. Read More >>

    Happenings 7: Tactile Intrigue
    27 Feb

    Arts Commons, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

    February 27, 2017

    403-294-9494

    Free

    Happenings invites you to dive in and experience art in a whole new way with a Tactile Intrigue themed art party and artist reception. These artist receptions and art parties are designed for you to self-curate your own art experience. Read More >>

    spruce-meadows (11)
    09 Mar

    Spruce Meadows, Spruce Meadows Way Southwest, Calgary

    March 9, 2017 To March 19, 2017

    403.974.4200

    Free

    Competitions in this Tournament range in height from 0.70m to 1.40m. Experience competition up-close and in the indoor comfort of the Equi-Plex. What to do at the tournaments ? Watch the competitions, wander through the Spruce Meadows barns and enjoy a hot chocolate in the stands. Learn more about Spruce Meadows. Read More >>

    Beacon Original Art Annual Spring Art Show & Sale
    22 Apr

    Bridgeland - Riverside Community Centre, 917 Centre Avenue Northeast, Calgary

    April 22, 2017

    4032769602

    $0

    1-Day Only with 25 Artists in Attendance: Painting, Jewelry, Glass, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture and Textiles. We are committed to creating an environment of belonging for artists and art enthusiasts alike. Artists have the opportunity to share their inspirations and techniques with each other and the viewing public. Read More >>

    Spruce Meadows
    06 May

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

    May 6, 2017 To May 14, 2017

    403.974.4200

    Free

    The May Classic Tournament is the first outdoor tournament of the season (weather permitting) and competitions in this Tournament range from 0.50m to 1.20m. Read More >>

    Peace by Piece Marketplace
    06 May

    St Peter's Anglican Church, 903 75th Avenue SW, Calgary

    May 6, 2017

    403-618-9946

    free

    Spring is coming and with it our next By-Hand Marketplace! There will be treasures from home décor to tasty treats, Beauty secrets to wearables too. 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 >>

    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 >>

    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 >>

    bbq
    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 >>

    spruce-meadows (11)
    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 >>