Things to Do in Calgary in August

Things to Do in Calgary in August: Events, Activities and Festivals happening in Calgary during the month of August 2020.

 

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Stroll for Liver
30 Aug

Wherever You are are

August 30, 2020

1-844-316-6990

Free

Every year, hundreds of Canadians rally together and join the Stroll for Liver. We do this to help raise awareness and vital funds to propel life-changing research ...  »

Queen Flash - The Ultimate Queen Tribute
29 Aug

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Calgary Downtown, 708 8 Ave SW, Calgary

August 29, 2020

$396 - $496

Hotels Live, CJAY 92 & Funny 1060 are proud to present QUEEN FLASH – The Ultimate Tribute to Queen on Saturday August 29, 2020 at the Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown. Tickets starting ...  »

Downtown Calgary Gay History Walking Tour
29 Aug

Hyatt Regency Calgary, 700 Centre Street South, Calgary

August 29, 2020 To September 5, 2020

$11.62

Downtown Calgary and The Calgary Gay History Project invite you to explore the area’s unique LGBTQ2S+ past and present. Downtown Calgary and The Calgary Gay ...  »

2 Hour Banff Horseback Riding Adventure
28 Aug

Warner Stables - Banff Trail Riders, 100 Sundance Rd, Banff

August 28, 2020 To October 5, 2020

$130.20

Banff National Park is Canada’s oldest and most celebrated national park - and one worth getting out of the car and onto a trail for. Go ...  »

2-Hour Horseback Trail Ride in Kananaskis
28 Aug

Boundary Ranch, Alberta 40, Kananaskis

August 28, 2020 To September 29, 2020

$89.89 & up

Prepare for a real rustic Alberta mountain adventure at Boundary Ranch! The 2-Hour Ridge Ride travels high above Kananaskis Valley to capture a breathtaking view of the ...  »

Pride Through Drive Thru
28 Aug

Spruce Meadows, Spruce Meadows Way Southwest, Calgary

August 28, 2020 To September 6, 2020

Free Admission

Celebrate Calgary Pride Week with YYCFoodtrucks. Hit up some of your favourite food trucks and their Pride inspired themed food offerings.  »

Sterling Scott Comedy Shows
28 Aug

Yuk Yuk's, 218 18 Ave SE, Calgary

August 28, 2020 To August 29, 2020

$19.95 plus tax

Often described as a high-energy performer and a crowd favourite Sterling Scott has become one of comedy’s rising stars. Sterling’s material stems from his experiences ...  »

Heritage Summer Market 2020 & Tractor Rodeo
28 Aug

The Heritage Centre of Cremona, 4148 - Highway 580, 1 Mile East of Cremona, AB,

August 28, 2020 To August 30, 2020

4039917993

Free

Join 45+ local and regional makers, creators, artisans and bakers who will gather for an amazing weekend of fun. Mark your calendars, grab a friend and join us, ...  »

Pride History Walk + Brunch
28 Aug

The Beltliner, 243 12th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

August 28, 2020 To August 29, 2020

$50 + tax

Ever wanted to learn more about Calgary’s rich queer history? Join Historian Kevin Allen on a walk through downtown and hear the stories of Calgary’s ...  »

Back in the Saddle Art Exhibition
28 Aug

New Horizon Mall, Writing Creek Crescent, Rocky View County

August 28, 2020 To August 31, 2020

Free

With the unfortunate cancellation of the Calgary Stampede, artist Paul Van Ginkel rounded up 9 of his Stampede colleagues and organized a group exhibition you won’t want ...  »

Calgary Pride 2020
28 Aug

Various Venues and Online, Calgary

August 28, 2020 To September 6, 2020

Free & Ticketed Events

The Calgary Pride Festival and Parade takes place each Labour Day long weekend, with thousands gathering in celebration of gender and sexual diversity. This year, due to ...  »

Food Truck Fever
28 Aug

Max Bell Centre, 1001 Barlow Trail Southeast, Calgary

August 28, 2020 To September 6, 2020

Free Admission

Celebrating 30 years of Calgary Pride! Come join us and the whole Community Food Truck Group organization as we partner with Calgary Pride for 10 days of food truck ...  »

Best in Comedy featuring Dave Nystrom
28 Aug

The Laugh Shop, 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary

August 28, 2020 To August 29, 2020

403.255.6900

$15.70

Dave Nystrom has performed stand up all over the world, including a tour of the United Kingdom, HBO’s prestigious US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado, ...  »

Virtual Zero Waste Festival 2020
27 Aug

Online, Calgary

August 27, 2020 To August 30, 2020

Free - $20

Western Canada's largest zero waste festival is coming back in the form of the Virtual Zero Waste Fest! The Zero Waste Festival is an event that welcomes ...  »

ContainR Fest: Redux Series
27 Aug

1020 2 Ave NW, Calgary

August 27, 2020 To August 30, 2020

$15

Art and community are alive in the streets. Fresh air and fresh ideas are abundant at containR. Calgary’s place to connect in open-air safety, while celebrating ...  »

The Big Art Drive-In
26 Aug

TELUS Spark, Calgary

August 26, 2020 To September 27, 2020

$15 - $60

B!G ART Drive-In will be an entertainment experience with all the traditional amenities you love and expect from a drive-in, with the technology of today. With ...  »

Modus Vivendi Spanish Tapas Pop up II
25 Aug

Shelter YYC, 1210 1 Street Southwest, Calgary

August 25, 2020 To August 29, 2020

(403) 233-7730

From Menu

Chef Chris Picek who will be popping up at Shelter’s kitchen for the second time from August 25th to 29th, serving delicious and tasty Spanish Tapas. ...  »

Wooden Porch Sign Workshop
25 Aug

Pinnovate DIY Studio,137 Mahogany Plaza Southeast, Calgary

August 25, 2020 To August 26, 2020

4032789065

$85

Pinnovate workshops are BACK!!! It’s been too long and we miss seeing all of your smiling faces in our studio! Lines by Lacey is joining us ...  »

Community Nature Adventure Playground
24 Aug

Elgin Hill, McKenzie Towne Drive Southeast, Calgary

August 24, 2020 To August 26, 2020

Free

Join us for a self-directed, drop-in program that use natural elements such as tree stumps, tree cookies, branches, twigs and rocks to inspire active and creative outdoor ...  »

Beat Beethoven 2020
22 Aug

Anywhere

August 22, 2020 To August 31, 2020

$0 - $65

Beat Beethoven Goes Virtual in 2020, The Year of Beethoven Run Calgary and The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra are collaborating by colliding the wonderful worlds of music and run. ...  »

Great Big Kitchen Party
22 Aug

Online

August 22, 2020

$25.00 - $125.00

Cook an amazing meal alongside three of Calgary’s best chefs, enjoy local music, spend time with your loved ones, and support a great cause! Join us ...  »

Bowden SunMaze
22 Aug

The Bowden Sunmaze, 34530 Range Road 14, Bowden, Red Deer County

August 22, 2020 To September 27, 2020

$6 to $10

Visit Worlds only Certified Organic Sunflower Maze. We are expecting a great selection of flowers along with potatoes, carrots, beets, onions, chard, kale, peas beans, cucumbers & zucchini ...  »

Outdoor Movie Night
22 Aug

Century Hall, 11 Cranarch Rd SE, Calgary

August 22, 2020

Free

Join us this August 22nd for an outdoor viewing of Trolls: World Tour. This is a FREE event for the whole family! This outdoor event has a ...  »

Carnival Brunch
22 Aug

Shark Club Sports Bar & Grill, 2493 27 Avenue Northeast, Calgary

August 22, 2020

$22.23

Carnival brunch is a touch of class while sipping on delicious cocktails with premier musical entertainment. Sherman Hype Events & Sound is proud to present Carnival Brunch. ...  »

"Paws"-Play Pet Parade
22 Aug

Prince's Island Park, 698 Eau Claire Ave SW, Calgary

August 22, 2020

Free to watch

What’s “Paws”-play you might ask? Well, it’s cosplay for your pet! Dress up your favourite furry friend for the ‘Paws’-play Pet Parade! A ...  »

Spark Science Summer Road Trips
21 Aug

Various Locations, Near Calgary

August 21, 2020 To September 20, 2020

Donation to $40

Hop in your car and unfold a specially curated map made by TELUS Spark! This experience is self-exploratory with elements of in-person facilitation and socially distanced activities ...  »

Calgary Night Market
21 Aug

917 Centre Ave NE, Calgary

August 21, 2020

Free

Enjoying the night walks with your friends and pet friends to Calgary Night Market. Shop the locals and grab something to eat from the food trucks and ...  »

Kathleen McGee Comedy Shows
21 Aug

Yuk Yuk's, 218 18 Ave SE, Calgary

August 21, 2020 To August 22, 2020

$19.95 plus tax

Kathleen is the girl your parents warned you about. She will make you laugh and blush all at the same time. She’s often labeled as dirty ...  »

Summer Feast
21 Aug

Participating Restaurants, Calgary

August 21, 2020 To August 30, 2020

$25-$65

Join us for Calgary’s favourite summer food festival, Summer Feast! During this ten-day prix fixe culinary event, some of the city’s top chef-driven restaurants are ...  »

BANDing Together for the Ironwood
21 Aug

Ironwood Stage & Grill, 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

August 21, 2020 To August 22, 2020

$30 - $50

When we lose a venue in Calgary, we lament it’s loss and wish we could’ve done something to save a place that we cherish and ...  »

The Coming Out Monologues
20 Aug

Online

August 20, 2020 To August 27, 2020

$15

The power around LGBTQ2S+ people telling their stories in person, with others as witness creates a special bond between storyteller and audience that we want to ...  »

/‘pik nik/ Calgary
20 Aug

Various Venues, Calgary

August 20, 2020

$99

/‘pik nik/ is a celebration of local chefs, local restaurants, and local musicians enjoyed under the backdrop of the city’s amazing urban and outdoor spaces.  »

Best in Comedy featuring Tim Hunt
20 Aug

The Laugh Shop, 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary

August 20, 2020 To August 22, 2020

403.255.6900

$15.70

Tim Nutt is a comic who can’t be judged by his cover. Long-haired, bearded and “rough around the edges”, audiences expect Nutt’s material to match, ...  »

TEDxYYC 2020: LEVEL UP Drive-In
20 Aug

CPA TELUS Spark, 220 St Georges Dr NE, Saint George's Heights, Calgary

August 20, 2020

+1 403-817-6800

$100 / vehicle

We are excited to announce the 2020 TEDxYYC Drive-In event on August 20th. Our outdoor venue will be at TELUS Spark and we are delighted to have a ...  »

Paint in the Park
16 Aug

905 30 Avenue Northwest, Calgary

August 16, 2020

$11.62 - $11.62

Come join the MOSAIC team for a fun afternoon of painting, snacks, and music! Enjoy a paint session in the outdoors with a great view of Confederation ...  »

Drive-In Calgary Flames Game 4
16 Aug

Calgary Stampede Grandstand Infield, 3 St SE, Calgary

August 16, 2020

$60 per car

Come watch the Calgary Flames take on the Dallas Stars on the Drive-In big screen located at the Calgary Stampede Grandstand Infield! Start time is 11am on ...  »

Okotoks Tailgate Flea Market
16 Aug

All Through the House in Okotoks, 100 Stockton Ave, Okotoks

August 16, 2020

403-995-2399

Free admission

Come for an afternoon of bargains galore! We’re excited to be hosting our modified bi-weekly Tailgate Flea Markets right in our parking lot in Okotoks at ...  »

Alberta Open Farm Days
15 Aug

Various Farms, Alberta

August 15, 2020 To August 16, 2020

Free & Ticketed Events

Alberta Open Farm Days is about farmers and ranchers inviting their urban and rural neighbours to stop in for a visit to share stories, see demonstrations, and ...  »

BC/DC and BROKENTOYZ - Rock Double-Bill
15 Aug

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Calgary Downtown,708 8 Ave SW, Calgary

August 15, 2020

$199 - $499 for four

On the successful heels of the World’s First Hotel Balcony Concert Series, Hotels Live exclusively brings to Calgary a Double-Bill Rock Concert featuring both BC/DC (...  »

Comedy Night in the Creek!
15 Aug

23 White Ave, Bragg Creek

August 15, 2020

403-949-4277

$25 single - $150 table of 6

Join us for an evening of hilarity as 3 professional comedians turn the Bragg Creek Centre auditorium into a stand-up comedy club! Who is it for? Adults 18+ HOW ...  »

Art Birthday Parties
15 Aug

Pinnovate DIY Studio, 137 Mahogany Plaza Southeast, Calgary

August 15, 2020 To December 20, 2020

4032789065

$350 - $450

Party at Pinnovate! We have several fantastic parties for you to choose from. With Covid-19 restrictions in place all parties will be limited to a maximum of 14 ...  »

Free Admission to Studio Bell
15 Aug

Studio Bell, 850 - 4 Street SE, Calgary

August 15, 2020 To September 6, 2020

Free

Explore the story of music in Canada through a self-guided CanCon tour, or catch pop-up, socially-distanced instrument show-and-tells and science and sound demos. Guests will also be ...  »

Art in the Garden
15 Aug

3443 Kerry Park Rd SW, Calgary

August 15, 2020 To August 16, 2020

Free

The Eleventh Annual Art in the Garden Show and Sale is on. Artists in attendance will be Rosemary Bennett, Gloria Chow, Carol Huggler, and Linda Lalonde. Framed ...  »

2020 Virtual Carifest
14 Aug

Online

August 14, 2020 To August 15, 2020

Free

2020 Virtual Carifest Our virtual vibes will feature international soca superstar, Nailah Blackman and Jamaican Dancehall artist, Konshens! Other international artists include, Ricardo Dru, Lyrikal and Teddyson John! ...  »

canfitpro 2020 Virtual Series
14 Aug

Online

August 14, 2020 To August 16, 2020

$79 - $179

Join us through the Power of Connection at the first canfitpro Virtual Series event! With over 100 world-class presenters and 15 areas of specialty education, grow and network from ...  »

Canmore Summer Theatre Festival
14 Aug

Online

August 14, 2020 To August 30, 2020

Donation

The Canmore Summer Theatre Festival is going digital this Summer! Pine Tree Players, DIY Theatre and Artists’ Collective Theatre are pleased to present William Shakespeare’s Much ...  »

Sean Lecomber Comedy Shows
14 Aug

Yuk Yuk's, 218 18 Ave SE, Calgary

August 14, 2020 To August 15, 2020

$19.95 plus tax

Based in Alberta, Sean is a CBC’s The Debaters favourite. He filmed his first Just For Laughs gala in 2013 and his comedy was featured on The ...  »

Street Food Saturdays -Mezze Picnic Platter
14 Aug

Raw Eatery and Market, 1145 Kensington Crescent Northwest, Calgary

August 14, 2020 To August 22, 2020

$49 - $89

Join us our last Street Food Saturday pop-up for the season! A delicious collaboration between Raw Eatery and Market, Lettuce Rebel and Roni’s Kitchen – we are ...  »

The Fringe that Never Was
13 Aug

Online

August 13, 2020 To August 23, 2020

Free

The Fringe that Never Was is a digital celebration of art, community, and togetherness (even when we’re apart). Join us for the Tears, Beers & Tickets ...  »

Walk for Valour 2020 Virtual Challenge
13 Aug

In your own community

August 13, 2020 To September 13, 2020

7804557707

$20-$150

Social distancing has provided Valour Place with the opportunity to revamp our annual Walk for Valour. We are thrilled to invite supporters from across Alberta, or anywhere ...  »

2 Meers Showcase Comedy Shows
13 Aug

Yuk Yuk's, 218 18 Ave SE, Calgary

August 13, 2020 To August 27, 2020

$19.95 plus tax

2 Meers, 2 Comics…2 Meters apart (thanks covid). Every week, Brett Forte and Todd Ness perform new material while also showcasing Calgary’s fastest-rising comedians. The catch? Those comedians ...  »

The Big Farm to Table Pig Roast
13 Aug

Cravings Market Restaurant, 7207 Fairmount Drive Southeast, Calgary

August 13, 2020

$50.84 - $50.84

Enjoy a locally sourced pig roast dinner. Roasted to perfection and carved off our 16’ BBQ. To ensure the safety of our guests and our team, the pig ...  »

Storytelling Under the Stars (18+)
13 Aug

TELUS Spark, 220 St Georges Dr NE, Saint George's Heights, Calgary

August 13, 2020

$20

Calling all stargazers, sky scientists and star chasers! Let’s gather together to celebrate the beauty of the Earth’s moon and look up in wonder as ...  »

Sunflowers at Calgary Farmyard
12 Aug

Calgary Farmyard, 284022 Township Road 224, Rocky View County

August 12, 2020 To August 30, 2020

$17.95 + gst

Bring the family out for a weekend of fun! Come out and experience sunflowers at the Farmyard- formerly known as the Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm. ...  »

Locked Zoo
12 Aug

Calgary Zoo, 1300 Zoo Road Northeast, Calgary

August 12, 2020 To August 13, 2020

$45 to $55

Puzzle Your Way Through Calgary’s Largest Escape Experience - Locked Zoo. Find the clues, solve the puzzles, and save the day. There’s plenty of animals ...  »

Motor Nights
12 Aug

43080 Bow Valley Trail, Cochrane

August 12, 2020 To August 16, 2020

$56.76

Debuting in the summer of 2020, Motor Nights will be bringing you a variety of events, beginning with a series of drive-in movies, to Calgary. Playing everything from ...  »

Tuckamore Music Festival
10 Aug

Online

August 10, 2020 To August 19, 2020

7093304599

0-$50

This year, Tuckamore Festival brings the show to you! Across ten days this August, we’ll present guest artists, faculty and talented Young Artist program alumni in ...  »

DIY Summer Camp - Afternoon
10 Aug

Pinnovate DIY Studio, 137 Mahogany Plaza SE, Calgary

August 10, 2020 To August 29, 2020

4032789065

$270

We are so excited to be welcoming your smiling faces back into our studio! We are undergoing some big changes to ensure a safe and fun camp ...  »

Art Camp for Kids
10 Aug

Pinnovate DIY Studio, 137 Mahogany Plaza Southeast, Calgary

August 10, 2020 To August 29, 2020

4032789065

$270

We are so excited to be welcoming your smiling faces back into our studio! We are undergoing some big changes to ensure a safe and fun camp ...  »

Foothills Brass in the Park
09 Aug

Riley Park, 800 12 St NW, Calgary

August 9, 2020

Free

We invite you to join Foothills Brass in a free outdoor concert at the Riley Park Bandstand. This is a free-admission festive outdoor program featuring familiar tunes ...  »

Foothills Brass Quintet live
08 Aug

Cornerstone Music Cafe, Deer Ridge Drive Southeast, Calgary

August 8, 2020

Free

Come this Saturday to hear us at an outdoor concert in front of the Cornerstone Music Cafe! Program will also be live-streamed on the CM Cafe page. ...  »

Southern Alberta Music Festival
07 Aug

Aspen Crossing, Mossleigh

August 7, 2020 To August 8, 2020

1-866-440-3500 or 403-534-2129

$25 to $95

There is a stellar line up for this year’s SAMF to benefit STARS® Air Ambulance. This year (2020) will will be having an Outdoor Celebration with Music ...  »

Diesel Bird Hotel Music Festival
07 Aug

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Calgary Downtown, 8 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

August 7, 2020

$295 to $375

Introducing The Diesel Bird Hotel Music Festival; the worlds FIRST hotel music festival featuring some of todays most exciting Canadian country artists, including: Multiple CCMA & JUNO ...  »

The Rally In the Rockies
07 Aug

Calgary Harley-Davidson®, 2475 Pegasus Rd NE, Calgary

August 7, 2020 To August 15, 2020

4032503141

Free

Come and Ride the Rockies! Join other motorcycle enthusiasts for the week of August 7 to 15th for rides through beautiful western Canada. Ride, Trailer, Ship or Rent ...  »

Marito Lopez Comedy Shows
07 Aug

Yuk Yuk's, 218 18 Ave SE, Calgary

August 7, 2020 To August 8, 2020

$19.95 plus tax

Marito Lopez, originally from El Salvador, moved to Canada at the tender age of four and has learned to love the English language, white people and snow. ...  »

Aspen Crossing Train Excursions
07 Aug

Aspen Crossing, Mossleigh

August 7, 2020 To September 18, 2020

Varies with Tours

Aspen Crossing is a train-tastic destination located just 45 minutes SE of Calgary. You’ll love the stunning prairie scenery that awaits you. A combination of elements from ...  »

Shake, Stir and Strainbow!
07 Aug

Various Restaurants,Calgary

August 7, 2020 To August 28, 2020

Cocktail Cost

The third annual Pride-themed cocktail campaign Shake, Stir and Strainbow fundraiser will see 50 Alberta restaurants mixing drinks to help raise both funds and awareness for the Skipping ...  »

Marda Loop Rooftop Pilates
06 Aug

Club Pilates Marda Loop 130, 2107 34th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

August 6, 2020 To August 27, 2020

$10.00

Join Club Pilates Calgary every Thursday in August for an hour long mat Pilates class on the rooftop of the new Marda building. Outdoor Pilates class with ...  »

Best in Comedy featuring Dino Archie
06 Aug

The Laugh Shop, 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary

August 6, 2020 To August 8, 2020

403.255.6900

$15.70

Dino Archie is a full time touring stand-up comedian. A native of Fresno California, Dino cut his teeth on the West Coast, in clubs between Los Angeles ...  »

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020
05 Aug

Online

August 5, 2020

Free

Samsung Electronics will unveil its latest Galaxy innovations during its first-ever global virtual live event. Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 will share an immersive showcase of our latest innovations ...  »

Music in the Plaza
05 Aug

Heritage Park, Calgary

August 5, 2020 To August 26, 2020

Free, Tickets Required

Get set for another sizzling summer of Music in the Plaza. Every Wednesday evening, rain or shine, throughout July and August, the Heritage Town Square will be ...  »

Marsh Dipping
04 Aug

Bow Habitat Station, 17A Street Southeast, Calgary

August 4, 2020 To August 27, 2020

403-297-6561

$4 per person, plus taxes

Investigate what lies beyond the cattails of the marshes! Armed with nets and buckets, prepare to get a bit muddy as we search for and identify the ...  »

Cocktail Class at Shelter
04 Aug

SHELTER, 1210 1st Street Southwest, Calgary

August 4, 2020

$65

Shelter’s monthly 90-minute cocktail class. In this course, we delve into the rich history of cocktails and the base spirits that comprise them. This class will ...  »

Stanley Cup Playoffs Live at The Unicorn!
04 Aug

The Unicorn, 223 - 8th Avenue SW, Calgary

August 4, 2020 To August 8, 2020

Free admission

Watch all the action live at the Unicorn with full sound and great specials! Call 403-265-3665 or email bookings@superpub.ca for reservations! (Please note that ...  »

Cruise Elbow Valley
03 Aug

Elbow Valley, 100 Misty Morning Drive, Calgary

August 3, 2020

Free

Show off your style by entering the Classic Car, Luxury Car, Motorcycle, or Muscle Car. You can even win a prize! The Elbow Valley Events Committee invites ...  »

Heritage Day at Heritage Park
03 Aug

Heritage Park, 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Calgary

August 3, 2020

Regular admission

Explore Heritage Park on Heritage day. The Historical Village depicts life as it was from the 1860s through the 1930s. Costumed interpreters help tell the story of ...  »

Glenbow Museum Reopening
03 Aug

Glenbow Museum, 130 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

August 3, 2020

Regular Admission

Let Calgary’s art museum transport you across time. See work from the late 19th century all the way to today. Glenbow’s collection spans the human ...  »

Eid Picnic
02 Aug

Prairie Winds Park, 223 Castleridge Boulevard Northeast, Calgary

August 2, 2020

Free

A physically distanced, bring your own food, Eid Picnic and Gathering.  »

Drive-In Movie
02 Aug

Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, 260 Century Downs Drive, Calgary

August 2, 2020

Free, RSVP

Wind down your August long weekend at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino with a Drive-In Movie! Join us at sunset on Sunday, August 2 to watch a feature ...  »

BUMP Festival
01 Aug

Beltine, Calgary

August 1, 2020 To August 30, 2020

FREE

Visitors are invited for the Third annual BUMP Festival for mural tours and artist events as a flurry of new murals are being painted. Artists will be ...  »

Goat Yoga at Granary Road!!
01 Aug

Granary Road, 112 Street West, Foothills County

August 1, 2020 To August 30, 2020

403-453-7623

$20/person

Bring your yoga mat out to Granary Road for an unforgettable experience! Our crazy, cute goats are Yoga Masters and LOVE helping with yoga poses so be ...  »

Saturday Improv on the Island
01 Aug

Meet behind River Cafe on Prince’s Island Park, Calgary

August 1, 2020 To August 29, 2020

$100

Improv classes are back with MASKS & without WALLS Join us on Prince's Island Park every Saturday in August for 2 hours of improv 2 metres apart.  »

Mimosa Tropical Cocktail Event
01 Aug

Canadian brewhouse, 425 36 Street Northeast, Calgary

August 1, 2020

$22.23 - $22.23

This tropical themed rooftop event is a touch of class while sipping on delicious cocktails with premier musical entertainment. ▪Sherman Hype Events & sound is proud to present ...  »

Scott Dumas Comedy Shows
31 Jul

Yuk Yuk's, 218 18 Ave SE, Calgary

July 31, 2020 To August 1, 2020

$19.95 plus tax

Scott Dumas is truly a comic for every occasion, with thousands of performances under his belt ranging from corporate functions and fundraisers to golf tournaments and theatres. ...  »

Heritage Park Ghost Tours
30 Jul

Heritage Park Historic Village, Heritage Drive Southwest, Calgary

July 30, 2020 To August 28, 2020

403-268-8500

$22.95

Visit Heritage Park for a guided ghost tour through the streets of the Historical Village. Behind the Park’s old-fashioned charm lie stories of otherworldly encounters, spine-tingling ...  »

Edible Wild Plant Walk
30 Jul

Didsbury, AB

July 30, 2020 To August 2, 2020

$22.23 – $54.06

How many weeds can we actually eat? Can a tea help you have better health? Are you concerned about ingredients in commercial products? How many weeds can ...  »

Heritage Day Long Weekend
30 Jul

The Hangar Flight Museum, 4629 McCall Way Northeast, Calgary

July 30, 2020 To August 3, 2020

4032503752

$0-15

Come take a self-guided visit through the museum with these extended hours to celebrate Heritage Day in a safe way. Explore Canada’s aviation history at The ...  »

Best in Comedy featuring Chris Gordon
30 Jul

The Laugh Shop, 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary

July 30, 2020 To August 1, 2020

403.255.6900

$15.70

Chris’ style of comedy has been described as “very unusual (as usual) and very funny… it’s what really sets him apart from the pack”. He is ...  »

The Great YYC Staycation
24 Jul

July 24, 2020 To August 24, 2020

4039914463

Free

Rediscover Calgary’s iconic treasures and explore its hidden gems at the BIGGEST ever city-wide staycation scavenger hunt! The Great YYC Staycation is a unique opportunity for ...  »

#VIBRANCEYYC Art in the Park
20 Jul

St. Patrick's Island, Calgary

July 20, 2020 To September 30, 2020

Pre-registration required

#VibranceYYC at St. Patrick's Island is a temporary art installation created in collaboration with East Village Calgary and local artists Leetia Lyons + Michelle Hoogveld.  »

Nooks & Crannies
18 Jul

Olde Towne Okotoks

July 18, 2020 To August 22, 2020

Free

Nooks & Crannies is an arts festival where artists create temporary site-specific installations in downtown Okotoks. This art festival sees artists repurpose and animate forgotten places with ‘...  »

#YYCBlockParty – Art on the Boulevard
15 Jul

901 64 Ave NE, Calgary

July 15, 2020 To September 30, 2020

Free

Block Party provides a vibrant, accessible, and safe community space where Calgarians can engage with outdoor public art and one another while socially distancing. The installation is ...  »

Fish Feedings
10 Jul

Bow Habitat Station, 1440-17A St SE, Calgary

July 10, 2020 To August 29, 2020

403-297-6561

$2

Fish Feedings are oh-FISH-ally back! You can drop in and feed the fish on Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  »

Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out
09 Jul

TELUS Spark , 220 St Georges Dr NE, Calgary

July 9, 2020 To September 13, 2020

4038176800

$10.99 - $15.99

See the world’s most spectacular animals like never before! Travel on an anatomical safari exploring a variety of animals from goats to giraffes and octopuses to ...  »

Music Kids in the Park 2020
06 Jul

Kiwanis Park, 16th St & 38th Ave SW, Calgary

July 6, 2020 To August 31, 2020

403-246-8446

$125/student

Music Kids in the Park is Back! Looking for family fun in the sun? Check out our unique Music Kids outdoor program! Join our circle in the ...  »

Science Workshops at Harvest Hills Hub
02 Jul

178 Harvest Glen Way Northeast, Calgary

July 2, 2020 To August 20, 2020

Free

The Harvest Hills Hub is thrilled to partner with Mad Science of South Alberta to bring FREE science workshops to the HHHub this summer! These 1 hour workshops ...  »

Oishidesu Ramen Shack - 8 Course Tasting
02 Jul

Oishidesu Ramen Shack SOUTHVIEW, 3111b 17 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

July 2, 2020 To August 27, 2020

$40

Join us in experiencing 8 items from the Oishidesu Ramen Shack menu. So amazing dishes, we will discuss the flavors of each course. For this tasting, you will ...  »

English Word Game Study
01 Jul

Canada-wide

July 1, 2020 To August 31, 2020

416-946-8638

Free

The University of Toronto’s Multilingual Development Lab is currently running an online study that will help us develop literacy tools for Canadian communities. We’re looking ...  »

Voyageur Canoe Tour
27 Jun

Barrier Lake, Kananaskis

June 27, 2020 To September 6, 2020

$50.26

Step into our stable 25' voyageur canoe and paddle breathtaking Barrier Lake. A leisurely paddle along the shore of this lake is the perfect addition to any ...  »

Ghost Town Hike
25 Jun

Kananaskis Village Ctr, 1 Mt Sparrowhawk Crescent, Kananaskis

June 25, 2020 To September 6, 2020

$45.00 to $89.00

Join one of our certified guides in the Kananaskis Village, then depart for Kananaskis' own Ghost town. Kovach was a tiny town where the workers and their ...  »

Voyageur Canoe and Horseback Ride
25 Jun

Barrier Lake Boat Rentals operated by Kananaskis Outfitters, Alberta 40, Kananaskis

June 25, 2020 To September 6, 2020

$117.95 to $132.31

Your day will begin at the Barrier Lake Day Use Area, where you will climb into our voyageur canoe and paddle the breathtaking Barrier Lake. A leisurely ...  »

1-Hour Horseback Trail Ride in Kananaskis
22 Jun

Boundary Ranch, Alberta 40, Kananaskis

June 22, 2020 To October 11, 2020

$68.16

Prepare for a real rustic Alberta mountain adventure at Boundary Ranch! Discover the breathtaking scenery of the Kananaskis Valley on horseback along the 1-hour Buffalo Loop. Journey ...  »

Kananaskis River Rafting Adventure
22 Jun

Chinook Rafting, Alberta, Canada

June 22, 2020 To September 13, 2020

$68.25 to $108.50

Enjoy a beautiful day rafting down the picturesque Kananaskis River in Alberta, Canada. This day trip from Banff or Canmore will get you into a raft and ...  »

Energize Don't Hide 2020
21 Jun

Calgary

June 21, 2020 To September 21, 2020

403-297-1700

$20

Consistent activity is important for your physical and mental health. Our event is encouraging Canadians to set a fitness goal and challenge others to match your energy! ...  »

Summer Salon
20 Jun

Leighton Art Centre, 144 St W, Millarville, Foothills County

June 20, 2020 To September 6, 2020

By Donation

Welcome to a glorious summer of gorgeous art! We’ve filled the Leighton Historic Home with original art and fine craft, all created by our talented Canadian ...  »

Granary Road OPENING!
19 Jun

Granary Road, 112 Street West, Foothills County

June 19, 2020 To December 20, 2020

403-453-7623

Free for Market. Learning Park is $10/person

Bring friends and family with you to enjoy the GOOD things in life including an over the top Active Learning Park with a 4 storey Ant Farm full ...  »

Met Opera Global Summer Camp
15 Jun

Online

June 15, 2020 To August 7, 2020

Free

Discover a new opera every week through hands-on activities and other fun learning prompts, watch the opera, and share their work with a global community of young ...  »

Outdoor Yoga
14 Jun

Stanley Park, 330 42 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

June 14, 2020 To October 25, 2020

PWYC

Outdoor Yoga Every Sunday + DAILY LIVE YOGA Join us Sundays for some Outdoor Yoga in the Park! Classes are every Sunday from May-October 2020. Classes are currently capped ...  »

Tours with The Alice Sanctuary
11 Jun

The Alice Sanctuary, Wheatland County

June 11, 2020 To August 29, 2020

$22.23

When you visit The Alice Sanctuary, you’ll know right away that this is a special place. Our sanctuary is home to rescued cows, pigs, goats, turkeys ...  »

Canmore Caving Explorer Tour
06 Jun

Canmore Cave Tours, 129 Bow Meadows Crescent, Unit 202, Canmore

June 6, 2020 To June 1, 2021

$115 & Up

The 4.5-hour Explorer Tour is jam-packed full of fun and excitement. Your guide will introduce you to the amazing world of caves, spending approximately 2 to 2.5 hours underground ...  »

Sunflower Fields and Sunflower Mazes to Visit in Alberta

Sunflower Fields and Sunflower Mazes to Visit in Alberta

Flowers gardens attract many and when it comes to the sunflowers, their blossom and charm spread a unique glory across the miles. Make the most of your summer days with your family and friends in the lap of nature with these astonishing sunflower fields and mazes. Alberta is flooded with ...
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50+ Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in Alberta

50+ Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in Alberta

Alberta is very much a province of contrasts. With the wild open fields of the prairies, visitors and residents will find endless opportunities to watch incredible sunrises and sunsets and discover the history of farming in the area, not to mention the activities that can go along with this beautiful ...
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Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from across the globe. Live Music Concerts Live Streamed This Week The Metropolitan Opera, NY Nightly streaming of Opera - The Met: Live in ...
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100 Fun Summer Activities in Calgary

100 Fun Summer Activities in Calgary

100 ways to be part of the Energy during sunny days in Calgary: Summer activities, events, festivals and adventures in and around Calgary! ...
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25 Day Trips From Calgary to the Canadian Rockies

25 Day Trips From Calgary to the Canadian Rockies

Are you looking for an escape from the city just for a day? Check out these 25 Day Trips to the Canadian Rockies, all approximately 2 hours away from Calgary or less. There is so much to do, and so much to see, and it’s all so close! There are ...
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Fun Things to Do in Calgary Area During COVID-19 Alberta Reopening Phase

Fun Things to Do in Calgary Area During COVID-19 Alberta Reopening Phase

As Alberta is officially in Stage 1 of the reopening plan, we can now enjoy various attractions and parks in and around Calgary. Here is a list of activities to enjoy in and around Calgary. For online & drive-in/in-person and virtual events, see things to do this weekend in Calgary ...
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Calgary Reopening: 30+ Restaurants and Patios Open for Dine-in in Calgary

Calgary Reopening: 30+ Restaurants and Patios Open for Dine-in in Calgary

Calgary restaurants are allowed to reopen from May 25th for dine-in services. Here is a list of restaurants (plus patios) open for dine-in services in Calgary ...
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25 Day Trip Waterfall Hikes from Calgary

25 Day Trip Waterfall Hikes from Calgary

Even though much of the area around Calgary is rolling hills and grassy farmland, there are still many awe-inspiring waterfalls you can explore because of Calgary's proximity to the Rockies. These waterfall hikes are all less than two hours from Calgary, so you can visit them and get back home ...
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17 Must Visit Scenic Lookouts In Calgary

17 Must Visit Scenic Lookouts In Calgary

Calgary’s location in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains offers a unique opportunity for some great scenic lookouts. Whether it’s rolling farmlands to the east or majestic mountains to the west, Calgary has the scenic lookout you are craving. Not to mention, there are some pretty spectacular city views right ...
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25 Urban Walking Trails in Calgary

25 Urban Walking Trails in Calgary

Since the pandemic hit, one of the most common activities is going for a walk. It’s physically distant and it’s really good for you! If you’re looking to get some exercise, explore the great outdoors, and have some fun, check out these 25 Urban Walking Trails in Calgary. There’s an ...
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25 Nature Attractions & Parks to Explore in Calgary

25 Nature Attractions & Parks to Explore in Calgary

Now that the sun’s out and the leaves are budding, it’s time to go out and enjoy the great outdoors. And lucky for us, Calgary has a lot to offer in that department. Check out one of these 25 Nature Attractions and Parks in and around Calgary. There are hiking ...
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25 Places to Go to See Public Art in Calgary

25 Places to Go to See Public Art in Calgary

Looking for something new to do in Calgary while keeping the recommended physical distance? Check out these 25 Public Art Features! You can see many of them from your car or on a walk around the city. Look for local Calgarian artists’ work while you’re out and about. Downtown has ...
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15 Places to Go Birding in and Around Calgary

15 Places to Go Birding in and Around Calgary

Check out these 15 amazing places to start learning how to spot local birds and other wildlife. Grab your binoculars, and be sure you know the rules and regulations before you set out ...
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