Free Events

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

    12 Aug

    The Peanut Gallery, 207 8 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

    August 12, 2017 To October 7, 2017


    “Paintings with a Purpose” is an exhibit featuring abstract art with materials salvaged from a landfill on the outskirts of Puerto Vallarta. Julie Land of Salted Studio visited a small community living off the landfill last year and was determined to help in any way she could. Read More >>

    02 Sep

    Tomkins Park, 7 St SW, Calgary

    September 2, 2017 To October 7, 2017



    Summer is nearly over and we want to send it off with a bang! We’ve got some amazing events in store with the return of Saturdays on 17th in Tomkins Park. Read More >>

    23 Sep

    Various Calgary, Alberta

    September 23, 2017


    Doors Open YYC is a city-wide event inviting people to experience aspects of buildings and spaces that have never been shared before. On September 23, many of Calgary’s most intriguing and beloved sites participate in Doors Open YYC. Read More >>

    23 Sep

    Kamp Kiwanis, 241001 Range Road 42, Calgary

    September 23, 2017 To September 24, 2017



    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 >>

    23 Sep

    Millennium Park, 1220 9 Ave SW, Calgary

    September 23, 2017


    VegFest Calgary will be a historic event, focused on unifying and enhancing one of the biggest cities in Canada. It will be a day-long outdoor festival, drawing inspiration from some of the most successful Vegfests in the world. Read More >>

    29 Sep

    Across Alberta, CA

    September 29, 2017 To October 1, 2017


    Alberta Culture Days will take place September 29, 30 & October 1, 2017, and will feature hundreds of free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to discover their inner artist, experience their heritage, and celebrate what it means to be Albertan. Read More >>

    30 Sep

    Hampton Inn, 2000 2021 100th Avenue NE, Calgary

    September 30, 2017 To October 1, 2017


    free admission

    Canadian visual artist, Robbie Craig will be travelling from Yellowknife, NT to will showcase a wide variety of prints, canvas prints and other treasures; including scarves, Holiday Ornaments, photography prints, jewelry and much more. Read More >>

    YYC Diversity Fest
    30 Sep

    Genesis Centre, 7555 Falconridge Blvd Northeast, Calgary

    September 30, 2017


    Get to know the diversity of people that are part of our city. Learn about the diversity of cultures and ethnicities in Calgary. This event is a great opportunity to engage in understanding and learning of other cultures, faith groups, practices and more. Read More >>

    12 Oct

    Spruce Meadows, Spruce Meadows Way Southwest, Calgary

    October 12, 2017 To October 22, 2017



    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 >>

    04 Nov

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

    November 4, 2017



    By Hand Christmas Market – Featuring locally made and owned businesses. Paper and Fiber arts, Handmade Jewelry and Clothing too. A little something for everyone to start the Christmas shopping season. Read More >>

    18 Nov

    St. Margaret School, 3320 Carol Drive NW, Calgary

    November 18, 2017



    This year our Christmas Market fundrasing event is going to be bigger and better than ever! We are offering you a place where you will be able to purchase beautiful presents and food, treat yourself to a bit of pampering. Read More >>

    25 May

    Lunchbox Theatre, 160 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

    May 25, 2018 To June 9, 2018


    Free Admission

    For more than 30 years Lunchbox Theatre has been dedicated to the creation, development and production of new Canadian one-act plays, many of which have gone on to great acclaim after their premiere on our stage. Come and be a part of the process of creation. Read More >>