Free Things to Do in Calgary in April

A list of FREE and cheap fun things to do in Calgary during April.


08 Mar

Alberta Craft Gallery , 280, 1721 - 29 Avenue SW, Calgary

March 8, 2018 To April 7, 2018

587-391-0129

Free

SPOTLIGHT – Taygan Crapo, Glass SPOTLIGHT features artists who are exploring new techniques, launching or testing a new product line, or are new to the Council. A member ...  »

17 Mar

CF Chinook Centre, 6455 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary

March 17, 2018 To April 1, 2018

403-910-9022

0

Shop the unexpected at our exclusive pop-up shop! Visit us in Centre Court to discover fresh blooms, unique finds, and seasonal fare starting March 17th. Browse a ...  »

24 Mar

Bass Pro Shops, #112 261-055 Crossiron Blvd, Rockyview

March 24, 2018 To April 1, 2018

4035923900

Free - $20

Photos with the Easter Bunny!: – Customers will receive a FREE 4×6 print of their photo – Children may not sit on the Easter Bunny’s lap for photos.* – Photo ...  »

31 Mar

Repsol Sport Centre, 2225 Macleod Trail South, Calgary

March 31, 2018 To April 1, 2018

Free

Come out and watch as the BC Breakers travel to Calgary to take on teams from Wheelchair Sports Alberta, and Saskatchewan Wheelchair Sports Association in this fast ...  »

01 Apr

The Plaza Theatre, 1133 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary

April 1, 2018

4036805155

Free

On Sunday, April 1 from 12 Noon – 4 p.m. head to Kensington for our fourth annual Easter in Kensington. There will be an Easter hunt, a petting zoo, and ...  »

01 Apr

Various Pools, Calgary

April 1, 2018

311

Free

Free public swims at select City pools will run from 1:00 – 2:30pm and 3:00 – 4:30pm. WHEN & WHERE Sunday, April 1, 2018 |  1:00 – 2:30 PM and 3:00 – 4:30 PM. Acadia Aquatic & Fitness Centre, 9009 Fairmount ...  »

04 Apr

Arts Commons, 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

April 4, 2018 To May 24, 2018

5873910129

Free

Stefanie Staples Come and see the latest mixed media art installation by local artist Stefanie Staples using paper mâché, paper, wood, and paint. A playful representation ...  »

05 Apr

Habitat Living Sound, 1217 1 St SW, Calgary

April 5, 2018 To April 6, 2018

4036826272

Free/ $8

Audio Visual Techno and House Music Event Sim Ha (Edmonton) Shannon Hart Mother Mary ON OFF ON (Live Set)  »

06 Apr

Knox Presbyterian Church, 3704 37 St SW, Calgary

April 6, 2018

403-242-1808

Free

Calgary’s newest concert series, Red Carpet Recital Series presents free noon-hour concert with bass-baritone Paul Grindlay. Paul shares and explores extraordinary, demanding and virtuosic music for ...  »

07 Apr

Chestermere Recreation Centre, 201 West Chestermere Drive, Chestermere

April 7, 2018

Free

This event brings Calgary, Chestermere and Strathmore representatives from local day camps, overnight camps, specialty camps, recreation and academic programs together to meet with local parents and ...  »

07 Apr

Genesis Centre Feature Gymnasium, 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE, Calgary

April 7, 2018

4034000203

Free

Rajesh Angral  along with the collaboration of Sabrang Radio Enterprises Ltd ( Radio FM 94.7 Calgary ), I Web Guy and ACE Entertainment & Media Group are proud to organize – ...  »

07 Apr

Marlborough mall, 3800 Memorial Drive Northeast, Calgary

April 7, 2018 To April 15, 2018

403-272-9233

$0.00

Marlborough Mall is once again hosting their annual GownTown Sale, where graduating students can purchase a gently used grad dress for $10 each. There is a huge selection ...  »

11 Apr

cSPACE King Edward, 1721 29th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

April 11, 2018 To April 30, 2018

4034622651

watch is free, try is $85 plus

Want to try glassblowing? Now is your chance. The Taste for Glass is our most popular class. This 30 minutes long class has you working one on one ...  »

11 Apr

Studio Bell, 850 - 4 Street SE, Calgary

April 11, 2018

Free

PASSPORT: Music Export Summit, produced by Manitoba Music in partnership with Music Nova Scotia, Canada’s Music Incubator, and the National Music Centre, will feature a showcase ...  »

12 Apr

Alberta Craft Gallery, 1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary

April 12, 2018 To May 5, 2018

5873910129

Free

“I search for and find metal that already holds its own history and story – then join that with other aged pieces to create a new story.” Windrum’...  »

13 Apr

Quickdraw Animation Society, 2011 10th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

April 13, 2018

604-682-2787

Free

Come and join us to hear about our one-year professional diplomas in Animation, Game Art, Visual Effects, Photography, Web Development, Acting and Broadcasting & Online Media, and ...  »

14 Apr

Agrium Western Event Centre, Stampede Trail Southeast, Calgary

April 14, 2018 To April 15, 2018

Free

Come and join us at Family Fun Days at BMO Centre on Stampede Park. Meet chick, piglets, goats, horses, dairy cows, beef cows and so many more ...  »

14 Apr

Town & Country Center, 275 Jensen Dr NE, Airdrie

April 14, 2018

By Donation

Your favorite market vendors on site- and some new and unique ones too! Come down for food trucks, feasts and fancy spring offerings.  »

  • Join Jazz YYC in celebrating Jazz appreciation month in Calgary (Events TBA at the time of publishing this article).


04 Apr

Arts Commons, 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

April 4, 2018 To May 24, 2018

5873910129

Free

Stefanie Staples Come and see the latest mixed media art installation by local artist Stefanie Staples using paper mâché, paper, wood, and paint. A playful representation ...  »

11 Apr

cSPACE King Edward, 1721 29th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

April 11, 2018 To April 30, 2018

4034622651

watch is free, try is $85 plus

Want to try glassblowing? Now is your chance. The Taste for Glass is our most popular class. This 30 minutes long class has you working one on one ...  »

12 Apr

Alberta Craft Gallery, 1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary

April 12, 2018 To May 5, 2018

5873910129

Free

“I search for and find metal that already holds its own history and story – then join that with other aged pieces to create a new story.” Windrum’...  »

18 Apr

Globe Cinema, 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary

April 18, 2018

$0

Join us for a free screening of Blood & Donuts for National Canadian Film Day! Boya, a sexy Gothic vampire rises after 25 years of hibernation in 90s ...  »

20 Apr

Various Restaurants, Calgary, AB

April 20, 2018 To April 28, 2018

Free Admission

Poutine Week is the 7 days of the year you can eat poutine GUILT FREE! Why? Every poutine sold during Poutine Week in any of the participating restaurants ...  »

20 Apr

Eau Claire Market, Barclay Parade Southwest, Calgary

April 20, 2018

Free

Join us for our last indoor show and buy some amazing one of a kind made goods from our awesome vendors. Shop to over 40+ vendors and food ...  »

20 Apr

Craft and Vendor Market, Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 2120 16th Ave NE, Calgary

April 20, 2018 To April 21, 2018

780-238-6559

no tickets

90% handmade craft market, we have a soap maker, leather work, 2 artists, baby booties and clothing, notebooks, knit throws, bath bombs etc all handmade! local crafters and artists. ...  »

21 Apr

Bridgeland Riverside Community Association, 917 Centre Ave NE, Bridgeland, Calgary

April 21, 2018

403-276-9602

Free

25+ Artists in Attendance at the Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association: Painting, Jewelry, Glass, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture and Textiles. We are committed to creating an environment of belonging for artists ...  »

21 Apr

Community Hall, 2201 Cliff Street SW, Calgary

April 21, 2018

$0

The Cliff Bungalow-Mission Community Association is hosting their annual Spring Fling fundraiser. Silent auction proceeds will go towards restoring the Prospect Trail project. The event will include ...  »

21 Apr

Bowness Community Association, 7904 43 Avenue SW, Calgary

April 21, 2018

$0.00

Join us at the Bowness Community Association where the Calgary Home Business Show has gathered together various home based businesses to showcase their latest products and services. ...  »

21 Apr

Glamorgan Hall, 4207 41 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

April 21, 2018

4032736883

Free

We are holding a spring Hinayana bazaar on Saturday April 21. Everyone welcome to our bazaar. We sell Tibetan arts & crafts, meditation items like singing bowls, Masks,...  »

21 Apr

Alberta, Canada

April 21, 2018

Free

Looking to get some free legal advice? Dial-a-Lawyer offers the public free 15-20 minute legal consultations over the phone – just call 1-888-644-8950 on Saturday, April 21 ...  »

21 Apr

Calgary Courts Centre, 601 5 Street Southwest, Calgary

April 21, 2018

4039936397

0

Ever wondered what goes on inside the Calgary Courts Centre? On Saturday, April 21, Law Day will give you the chance to find out! A FREE event for ...  »

21 Apr

Fish Creek Environmental Learning Center, 15931 Woodpath Rd SW, Calgary, AB, Canada

April 21, 2018

Free

At our annual Spring Star Night event, members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Calgary Centre will have telescopes available for FREE public viewing of the ...  »

21 Apr

Calgary Farmers' Market, 510 77th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

April 21, 2018

4032409113

FREE

Come and shake the hands of the people who make it, bake it, and grow it! It’s hard not to fall in love with something that ...  »

21 Apr

Leighton Art Centre, 282027 144 St W, Millarville, Foothills No. 31

April 21, 2018 To June 3, 2018

403-931-3633

Pay-What-You-Can

2018 marks the 16th anniversary of the Leighton Art Centre’s Juried Member’s Show. This year’s exciting member-only group exhibition features 54 pieces of painting, ceramics and ...  »

22 Apr

226066 112th St West, De Winton

April 22, 2018

403-453-7623

0-$20

Join us on April 22, 2018 to celebrate and recognize the world’s largest environmental event with activities for the whole family! Activities for the day: 9:30AM-5:30PM – Plant ...  »

23 Apr

Watermark Tower, 530 8th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

April 23, 2018 To April 27, 2018

free

Original artwork by 12 local artists will be featured in this upcoming art show and sale. The paintings are varied in style and technique, reflecting the unique creativity ...  »

23 Apr

CORE Shopping Centre, 324 8 Ave SW, Calgary

April 23, 2018 To May 15, 2018

Free

The CORE couldn’t be more excited that the Panda’s have arrived at the Calgary Zoo. In partnership with the Calgary Zoo we will be hosting ...  »

24 Apr

Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtown, 711 4 Street Southeast, Calgary

April 24, 2018

Free

Looking for a job? New Career? Immediate Hiring? Direct Interview? JOBS CANADA – FAIR Meet face to face with recruiters, HR Managers and Hiring Companies from Calgary and ...  »

24 Apr

Various Venues, Calgary

April 24, 2018 To April 30, 2018

Free & Ticketed events

International Jazz Day brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz music’s roots and ...  »

27 Apr

Various Restaurants, Calgary, AB

April 27, 2018 To May 6, 2018

Free Admission

A week long festival celebrating possibly the greatest food on the planet - Tacos in 6 in support of Kids Up Front Calgary, & Calgary Homeless Foundation.  »

27 Apr

Reworks Upcycle Shop, 1325 1 Street Southeast, Calgary

April 27, 2018

403-263-4366

Free

Full Moon Rides are focused on casual paced, fun adventures along our city’s lovely pathway and parks network. Suitable for all ability levels, we only go ...  »

27 Apr

Stephen Avenue Walk, 340 8 Ave SW, Calgary

April 27, 2018

4038314196

Free

The POW! Parade of Wonders is a cosplay parade celebrating pop culture and creativity in Calgary’s downtown, and the official kick off to the Calgary Comic &...  »

28 Apr

Fish Creek Environmental Learning Center, 15931 Woodpath Rd SW, Calgary

April 28, 2018

403-297-2927

Free

How much do you know about your wild neighbours? Do you have questions about bobcats, coyotes, hawks, porcupines, hares or any of the other 400+ wildlife species we ...  »

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