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 2017.

Join for feisty summer festival in the heart of Inglewood, enjoy uncensored theatre during Calgary Fringe Festival, experience the sights and sounds of New Orleans; purple, green and gold pageantry, right here in Calgary, cheer Calgary Dragon Boat Race participants, revel in six nights of spectacular fireworks and more this August in Calgary.

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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.  »

30 Aug

Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club, 12501 14 St SW, Calgary

August 30, 2017 To September 3, 2017

(587) 293-4653

$10 and up

The Shaw Charity Classic will host some of the greatest names in the game of golf in Calgary at the Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club, August 30 – September 3, 2017. The field, which will consist of 78 stars on the PGA TOUR Champions, will compete for US $2.35 million in a three-round, 54-hole […]  »

30 Aug

Southcentre Mall, 100 Anderson Road Southeast, Calgary

August 30, 2017

(403) 271-7670

Free to Attend!

With the close of summer, Southcentre Mall welcomes families for a final celebration before children head back to school. The Back to School Bash will feature a wide range of activities including giant games, interactive chalkboard art, a story zone in partnership with the Calgary Public Library, a free photo ...  »

29 Aug

Sunalta Community Hall, 1629 - 10th Avenue SW, Calgary

August 29, 2017

403-239-0177

Free

Square dancing is just walking to music! Come and try it at Sunalta Community Hall. No partner necessary. Experienced caller Glenn Watts will introduce you to the basic steps of Modern Western Square Dancing. For more information email [email protected] Who is it for? all-ages WHEN & WHERE Date &...  »

29 Aug

Grey Eagle Event Centre, 3777 Grey Eagle Drive S.W., Calgary

August 29, 2017

$59 - $99

Huey Lewis & The News are truly one of America’s great rock & roll bands. Their contagious brand of music has outlasted countless trends, and is as fresh today as ever. Formed from two rival Bay Area bands in 1979, they continue to thrill audiences worldwide, selling over 20 million albums ...  »

29 Aug

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

August 29, 2017

$5.25 - $15.75

COU A Circus of Unity 13 illustrious performers and 60 remarkable youth weave a fantastic tale; a theatrical adventure where worlds collide and feats of balance, strength, and creativity converge fostering new friendships and forging a better world. Don't miss this circus spectacular!  »

28 Aug

The Palomino, 109-7th Avenue SW, Calgary

August 28, 2017 To August 29, 2017

$18.00

Artists: The AGONIST, Uppercut Decapitation, Accostal Over the course of three full-lengths The Agonist have proved they’re no “Flavor of the Week.” Through great songs, hard work, and an ardent fanbase, the Montreal-based five-piece quickly established themselves as torchbearers of a new generation of Canadian metal, much of it ...  »

28 Aug

Marquee Beer Market & Stage, 4630 Macleod Trail, Calgary

August 28, 2017

$35

Jedi Mind Tricks is an underground hip hop duo from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded by two high school friends, rapper Vinnie Paz and producer Stoupe the Enemy of Mankind.   »

27 Aug

Pulse Studios, 2nd floor, 110 10 Ave NW, Calgary

August 27, 2017

(403) 452-2846

Free

Don’t miss your chance to get the sneak peek look at Pulse’s new studio space and catch performances by PUMP, James Cabrera, Street Kids, Pulse Bboys and more! There will also be opportunities to try out free dance classes including the signature Pulse classes: Hip Hop, Breaking, House, ...  »

26 Aug

Heritage Park Historical Village, 1900 Heritage Dr SW, Calgary

August 26, 2017 To August 27, 2017

General Admission

Western Canada’s rural history comes to life at Heritage Park’s Country Kickback. This fun-filled salute to agriculture includes hands-on activities, live entertainment, games and a variety of demonstrations. Try your hand at making rope, churning butter and hand-cranking old-fashioned ice-cream. Spin your partner round at a barn dance ...  »

26 Aug

Downtown Okotoks, Elizabeth St, Okotoks

August 26, 2017

403-938-4404

Free Admission

Western-themed activities take over downtown Okotoks, including the central event – a chili cook off. Come down to taste the chili creations or register a team and compete! Spice up your weekend with chili sampling, children’s activities, live music, and an outdoor artisan street market! This is an event you ...  »

26 Aug

Cedarbrae Community Centre, 11024 Oakfield Dr SW, Calgary

August 26, 2017

403-999-4924

TBA

Feather Fest is a one day gathering of bird breeders and enthusiasts from all over Alberta. Vendors will be there selling birds of all kinds, custom made equipment, and all kinds of supplies and things for your birds that you cant get in any pet store. So many experienced bird ...  »

26 Aug

McMahon Stadium, 1817 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary

August 26, 2017

403-289-0258

$35.50. & up

Thank you, thank you, thank you! We know Stamps fans are the best in the CFL, so we dedicate this night to you. Lucky fans in attendance will be selected to win amazing prices during Fan Appreciation as the Stamps host the Argos at McMahon.   »

26 Aug

Deerfoot Inn & Casino, 1000, 11500 - 35 Street SE, Calgary

August 26, 2017

$61.95 - $82.95

Emmy-nominated actor Rob Schneider, well known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, has broadened his focus to include directing, producing and writing.
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26 Aug

Shaw Millennium Park, 1220 9 Ave SW, Calgary

August 26, 2017

Free

Carifest Calgary is an annual cultural festival which highlights the rich cultural diversity in the West Indies. Carifest celebrates the fusion of the Caribbean’s varied cultural components into a vibrant, dynamic, ambiance which draws millions of visitors to the Caribbean region each year. The day begins with a Carnival ...  »

26 Aug

Bowness Community Center, 7904 43 Ave. NW, Calgary

August 26, 2017

4036191695

free

This will be second straight year we host a vegetarian food festival in Calgary. The festival showcases diverse samples of vegetarian and vegan foods from local vendors. The dishes will represent cuisines from across the world, bringing awareness to the many environmental and humanitarian benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle.  »

26 Aug

St Matthew's United Church, 2035 26a St SW, Calgary

August 26, 2017

0-$2

The inaugural Killarney Record Fair is coming to Calgary. The one-day event features 10 to 12 vendors, including notable local vinylphiles Beatnik Bus, Lockbox Record Club, and The Calgary Music Collectors Show – the largest vinyl and music collectibles sale of its kind in Calgary. Lonnie Taylor and Shannon McClennan-Taylor, the Calgary couple ...  »

25 Aug

Southcentre Mall, 100 Anderson Road Southeast, Calgary

August 25, 2017 To August 26, 2017

4038895199

Free

Southcentre Mall is set to host a series of four weekends of the popular Calgary Night Market with free admission for the whole family, guests of all ages will enjoy exploring the maze of stalls featuring local artisans and food vendors, some of Calgary’s best food trucks, the entertainment ...  »

25 Aug

Marquee Beer Market & Stage, 4630 Macleod Trail S, Calgary

August 25, 2017

$29.50 - $34.50

Last Podcast On The Left is a comedy podcast that covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real, from demons and aliens to cults and serial killers. Each week three comedians investigate spooky and violent events in history using gallows humor and detailed research and ...  »

25 Aug

Various Venues, Calgary

August 25, 2017 To September 4, 2017

Free & Ticketed Events

ATB Financial presents this year’s Calgary Pride 27th Annual Festival happening August 25 through September 4, 2017. The 2017 Calgary Pride Parade and Pride in the Park events will take place on Sunday, September 3, with the parade beginning at noon, and immediately followed by live music, community marketplace, family zone and beer gardens ...  »

25 Aug

Eau Claire Market, 200 Barclay Parade Southwest, Calgary

August 25, 2017 To August 27, 2017

Free, donations appreciated

Get your sticky on Calgary! This summer’s extraordinary foodie experience, in partnership with Kiwanis for Kids, comes to town  for 3 awesome days of grilling heaven! Delicious sticky and unbelievable succulent ribs, BBQ chicken and pulled pork are all served by 6 Ribbers, featuring Live Music, Craft Beer and Wine Pairings, ...  »

24 Aug

Festival Hall, 1215 10 Ave SE, Calgary

August 24, 2017

403-560-0095

$20

A public CD release for Adam Van Wielingen’s album The Mountain will be held Aug 24, 2017 at Festival Hall - a loving memorial tribute to Adam with talented friends and family performing his songs. Special guests include local indie folk collective Rosalind and Danielle Knibbe’s staggeringly beautiful roots trio. ...  »

24 Aug

Hexagon Board Cafe, 1140 Kensington Rd NW #200, Calgary

August 24, 2017

(403) 209-2881

$5

In partnership with the Alberta College of Art + Design, The Hexagon Board Game Cafe is happy to present the HXGN DRINK AND DRAW: With Tyler Jenkins. Tyler Jenkins is a comic artist, whose most notable accomplishments this year include, launching the series Grass Kings with Matt Kindt and Boom! Studios. ...  »

23 Aug

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave. NW, Calgary

August 23, 2017 To August 24, 2017

$39.5 - $275

On the 25th anniversary of her platinum selling Ingénue album and the huge hit “Constant Craving”, which launched her into stardom around the world, k.d. lang is about to hit the road solo across Canada. 2017 is a landmark year for lang, as it represents the 25th anniversary of ...  »

21 Aug

Engineering Complex (Area 20), University of Calgary.

August 21, 2017

Free

On Monday August 21st, the Moon will block out a huge chunk of the Sun in the sky. Join us to observe this amazing partial eclipse with the RAO’s pop-up observatory on the University of Calgary campus. Solar telescopes, and a limited amount of eclipse glasses, will be available ...  »

20 Aug

Calgary Jewish Community Centre Field, 1607 90 Ave. SW Calgary, AB

August 20, 2017

403-537-8596

Free

Join us for this fun event for the two and the four legged creatures! The Calgary Jewish Community Centre is hosting its 6th Annual Bark Mitzvah Festival. This free event will take place on the JCC field and will feature an array of activities for both dogs and humans. The ...  »

20 Aug

Stride Gallery, 1006 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary

August 20, 2017

4038376678

0

Paydirt is a call for crowdsourcing under-the-radar information on extractive industries. Artist Maggie Flynn seeks information about people/places/political influences involved in Canadian companies that deal in oil & gas, mining, or other forms of extraction. Flynn will compile, distill, and verify information for redistribution. Audiences may participate by contributing ...  »

20 Aug

Mikey's on the 12th, 918 12th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

August 20, 2017

4034023296

$10-$12

This month’s Sin & Gin! Filled with Comedy, Music, Dance, Burlesque, Cabaret and more! And what better than to give a bow to more than a millenium of cabaret that has paved this path! And a path into the future! This month is ‘Roaring 20th Century’! Starring- Manhattan Wilde – ...  »

19 Aug

West Hillhurst Community Association and Park, 1940 6 Ave NW, Calgary

August 19, 2017

Free

The Calgary Korean Association cordially invites you to the 14th Annual Korean Day Festival. It will celebrate and showcase Korea’s unique culture to thousands of Calgarians participating in the event. The Korean Day Festival is held to preserve and promote Korea’s heritage, including exciting events such as traditional ...  »

19 Aug

Acadia Recreation Complex, 240 - 90 Avenue SE, Calgary

August 19, 2017 To August 20, 2017

604 316 1933

$6.00

Pickers and Dealers from across Canada offering Deluxe Antiques & Vintage Bargains. Fresh picked finds not seen before! Something for everyone all at Calgary’s Antique Show. ANTIQUE IDENTIFICATION CLINIC The antique identification clinic will run throughout the shows hours. A fascinating aspect of keeping family heirlooms is the fact ...  »

19 Aug

306097 192 St W Millarville,

August 19, 2017 To August 20, 2017

(403)931-3411

$5.00

The Priddis & Millarville Fair is one of the last great Country Fairs in Canada. Founded in 1907, the Fair today attracts more than 4000 bench entries contributed by over 500 exhibitors, contests, competitions and displays. Once you are through the gate, all activities and attractions are free. Browse the exhibits, participate in ...  »

19 Aug

StoryBook Theatre, 375 Bermuda Drive Northwest, Calgary

August 19, 2017 To September 9, 2017

$20 to $25

Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is one of the greatest musicals of the 20th century – a love story set on opposite sides of a turf war between rival street gangs. Includes such popular songs as Maria, I Feel Pretty, Tonight, America and Somewhere. This production ...  »

19 Aug

Lutheran Church of the Cross, 10620 Elbow Drive Southwest, Calgary

August 19, 2017

By Donation

Scott Rumble (Tenor), Taryn Plater (Soprano), and pianist Evan Mounce present a voice recital featuring the music of Stephen Sondheim. This delightful afternoon of music will include songs from Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and more! Who is it for? ...  »

19 Aug

Grey Eagle Event Centre, 3777 Grey Eagle Drive S.W., Calgary

August 19, 2017

$49.5 - $69.5 + charges

The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B singing group from Oakland, California, that achieved mainstream success during the 1970s and 1980s. In recent years, the group has performed with some of the greatest symphony orchestras in the world, including San Francisco, Jacksonville, Atlanta’s symphony orchestra and the ...  »

19 Aug

Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary

August 19, 2017

$17 - $450

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated quintet, OneRepublic announced today they will tour North America this summer, featuring support from chart-topping Fitz and The Tantrums and opener James Arthur, season nine winner of British The X Factor on select dates. OneRepublic released their debut set Dreaming Out Loud in 2007. The album included the smash ...  »

19 Aug

Riverwalk, East Village, Calgary

August 19, 2017

4038897390

25

This August, #RISEFORACAUSE with hundreds of others around the world who believe in staying fit, having a good time and helping out a worthwhile cause. Funds raised from Yogathon will support Care for Children, a program of the Art of Living Foundation, dedicated to providing free education to rural youth ...  »

18 Aug

Prairie Winds Park, 223 Castleridge Blvd NE, Calgary

August 18, 2017 To August 20, 2017

$99

Enjoy you three days filled with epic country music! Featured artists include: Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Thomas Rhett Thomas Rhett, Randy Houser, Dallas Smith, Old Dominion, Chase Bryant, James Barker Band, Joe Nichols, The Road Hammers, The Washboard Union Joe Nichols, The Dungarees, Ryan Hurd, Terri Clark, High Valley Who ...  »

18 Aug

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

August 18, 2017 To August 20, 2017

(403) 271-2744

$10 - $35

You’re invited to Western Canada’s Largest Latin Festival! Expo Latino celebrates its 21st anniversary bringing you both local and national renowned artists such as Grammy and Premio Lo Nuestro Award winner Olga Tañón, Cuban Grammy Award winning sensation Maikel Dinza Y Los Soneros De La Juventud, Juno ...  »

18 Aug

Christ Church, 3602, 8th Street S.W., Calgary

August 18, 2017

403-828-0825

$16.52

Baritone Brett Polegato will be guiding and teaching young professional singers and pianists from August 15-18, 2017 on their studies of the art song repertoire. This evening is a culmination of the highlights from those classes. A wonderful evening of voice and piano duos.  »

18 Aug

Marquee Beer Market & Stage, 4630 Macleod Trail S, Calgary

August 18, 2017

$65.00

The Dawn", who's famous for their song "Salamat" will be rocking with us whilst touring Canada. So grab a friend, and enjoy the taste of Filipino Music!

Front acts: Simplicity ROCK band/SOONER band/Angelica Cruz  »

18 Aug

Millennium Park, 1220 9 Ave SW, Calgary

August 18, 2017 To August 19, 2017

403-355-5696

$25 to $45

Experience why this Calgary family-friendly event has become the premier summer Reggae Festival in all of Canada. Get ready for two amazing summer days with family & friends as we savor the flavours of both island foods & local food trucks, fun activites in the kids area, amazing finds from ...  »

18 Aug

Calgary, AB T2G 0L6 Canada 

August 18, 2017 To August 20, 2017

$5

It’s our party and we’ll eat as much as we want to! August 11th will mark the 6 year anniversary of the Food Truck Pilot Project in Calgary, and what a better way to celebrate than throwing a Food Truck Birthday Party. With over 20 of Calgary’s best Food ...  »

17 Aug

Rothney Astrophysical Observatory, Priddis

August 17, 2017 To August 19, 2017

By donation

Milky Ways Nights are an opportunity for the public to come and observe the dark night sky along with our researchers. Three nights in July and three nights in August close to the new moon, the dark sky conditions are perfect for viewing planetary nebula, globular clusters and distant galaxies. ...  »

17 Aug

Bow Habitat Station, 1440 17a St SE, Calgary

August 17, 2017

403-297-6561

Free

Take advantage of those extra daylight hours with FREE evening admission to our Discovery Centre on the third Thursday of July and August, 2017. Explore through the hands-on, engaging exhibits and get hooked on Alberta’s fishes downstairs in the aquariums! Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Free Note: ...  »

17 Aug

cSPACE Projects, 1721 29th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

August 17, 2017 To August 20, 2017

4034622651

$70 and up

Canada’s first mobile glassblowing experience. We are a hotglass road show that shares the ancient art of glassblowing with communities and audiences across North America. Artist’s Kai Scholefield and Mandy Patchin play with molten glass on a custom built stage providing entertainment, education, and customized glass art for ...  »

16 Aug

Gallery House Concerts Society, 64 av & 14 st NW, Calgary

August 16, 2017

403 988-3106

$25

Get into the music! Martyn is a jaw-dropping guitar player who has been dubbed “The Welsh Springsteen”, with unique percussive style and powerful show-stopping voice. With a career spanning 30 years, 32 albums, over a half a million record sales and thousands of live performances, Martyn Joseph is a powerful singer and ...  »

15 Aug

Elliston Park, 1827 68 St. S.E., Calgary

August 15, 2017 To August 26, 2017

403-569-9679

$7.5 & up

 In honour of Canada’s 150th or Sesquicentennial, there will be 6 nights of fireworks, AND, all the invited fireworks teams will be Canadian! GlobalFest is proud to partner once again with Trico Homes for the International Fireworks Festival and Sunbelt Rentals for the OneWorld Festival.  The Trico Homes International Fireworks ...  »

15 Aug

The Commons Calgary, 1206 20 Ave SE, Calgary

August 15, 2017 To August 16, 2017

$20-$30

The entrepreneurial spirit is thriving in Canada with more than 2/3 of Canadians looking to be their own boss. If you are one of those Canadians, now is the time to turn your dream into reality! Shop Class Calgary will feature Shopify gurus and industry experts to help with everything an ...  »

15 Aug

Grey Eagle Event Centre, 777 Grey Eagle Drive S.W., Calgary

August 15, 2017

$51.98 - $865.73

Melissa Etheridge stormed onto the American rock scene in 1988 with the release of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, which led to an appearance on the 1989 Grammy Awards show. For several years, her popularity grew around such memorable originals as “Bring Me Some Water,” “No Souvenirs” and “Ain’t It ...  »

13 Aug

Marda Loop, 33rd Ave SW, Calgary

August 13, 2017

(403) 685-5667

Free

This free, fun-filled, family-friendly festival is not to be missed! On Sunday, August 13, 2017, the streets of Marda Loop will come alive for the 33rd time with this New Orleans themed festival. Join us at this pedestrian friendly event and enjoy discovering new sounds, tastes and wares. We have activities planned ...  »

12 Aug

Max Bell Centre, 1001 Barlow Trail SE, Calgary

August 12, 2017

$2 - $5

Calgarians are invited to attend Omatsuri, the Calgary Japanese Cultural Festival to celebrate Japanese Canadian culture in Calgary. This exciting family event showcases Japanese cuisine, the arts, and culture of a country steeped in tradition. Visitors to the festival will be treated to authentic Japanese customs, presentations of traditional music, ...  »

12 Aug

Stoney Nakoda Nation, Chief Goodstoney Rodeo Lands, Morley

August 12, 2017 To August 13, 2017

$50-$150

No Greater Love Music Festival is quickly establishing the reputation as being the ultimate faith festival experience. Thousands coming together at the foot of the majestic Canadian Rockies that is now being dubbed one of the most spectacular festival backdrops in North America. The event will feature For King and ...  »

12 Aug

Various Venues, Calgary

August 12, 2017 To August 14, 2017

$40 - $165

BassBus and In-Houze Productions proudly present the first annual PEELED® Calgary Cocktail Festival. For one weekend in August, Calgary will be turned into a playground for the cocktail curious. The weekend will feature seminars, tastings, networking events, master classes and much more. Guests can also purchase a ticket to explore ...  »

12 Aug

3443 Kerry Park Rd., SW Calgary

August 12, 2017 To August 13, 2017

403-249-4814

0.00-0.00

The Eighth Annual Art in the Garden Come out and enjoy a day of art and the beautiful gardens and enter for the Door Prize! Artists in attendance will be Rosemary Bennett, Rex Beanland, Susan Fogg, Linda Lalonde, and Shelagh Tranter. There will be framed and unframed paintings in many ...  »

12 Aug

Dickens, 1000 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

August 12, 2017

$25.00

Artists: VNV Nation, Ivardensphere. On tour with Exclusive performances of the albums ‘Automatic’ and ‘Empires’ on a tour that is specifically hitting series of small clubs. These shows are strictly limited to capacity events! Irish/English duo VNV Nation have persistently leaped from strength to strength, over the years, emerging ...  »

12 Aug

Grey Eagle Event Centre, 3777 Grey Eagle Drive S.W., Calgary

August 12, 2017

$39 - $59

Saga are a Canadian rock band, formed in Oakville, Ontario. Jim Crichton and Welsh-born vocalist Michael Sadler have been the principal songwriters for Saga. Ian Crichton is the band’s guitarist; apart from his work with Saga, he has recorded several solo albums as well as sessions with Asia. HOW ...  »

12 Aug

The Palace Theatre, 219 8 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

August 12, 2017

$35+ charges

Some things are just destined to be, like the rising music career of A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie. The 20-year-old, Bronx, New York rapper, whose real name is Artist Dubose was born to create. “My dad named me Artist. His whole life’s passion is art,” A Boogie says. Now ...  »

12 Aug

North Glenmore Park, 7305 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary

August 12, 2017 To August 13, 2017

Free

Stemmed by a 2000-year-old Chinese legend, Dragon Boat Racing is still very active and remains a tradition to this day. As Calgary’s premier sports festivals, the Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival draws +1850 competitors, +4000 spectators and an abundance of excitement and cultural experiences. The dragon boat competition illustrates comradery, ...  »

12 Aug

Fort Calgary, 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

August 12, 2017

The World’s Only Mindful Triathlon Wanderlust 108 is a field day for your inner child. Hold the plastic trophy, because we have better prizes: a full day of self-awareness and inner peace with a vibrant community. Community instead of competition? There’s nothing better than that. 5K RUN – Part 1 This ...  »

12 Aug

The Peanut Gallery, 207 8 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

August 12, 2017 To October 7, 2017

Free

“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. Julie bought a ...  »

12 Aug

Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm, 284022 Township Road 224, Rocky View County

August 12, 2017

Regular Admission

Have hours of fun with all our great maze and fun farm attractions (Petting Zoo, Tractor Pulled Rides, Rideable Railway Train, Jumping Pillows, Mini-Golf, Gem Mining, Playground activities, Lil’ Cow Town, and so much more). The Sweet Summer Corn Fest activity also includes Pony Rides and  Corn eating contest (2 pm) – ...  »

11 Aug

MacEwan Hall, 2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary

August 11, 2017

$36.00 - $40.00

Artists: Gojira, Pallbearer Technical Death Metal band from Ondres (France) formed in 1996 under the name Godzilla (18). They had to change to Gojira for legal reasons in 2001. Joe and Mario have also a side-project on hiatus since 2005 called Empalot. Line-up: Joseph Duplantier – Guitar & Vocals Christian Andreu – Guitar Jean-Michel Labadie – […]  »

11 Aug

The Palace Theatre, 219 8th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

August 11, 2017

$30

Playing a smoky, spectral fusion of blues, folk, and rock in a stripped-down one-man-band style, Shakey Graves is the stage name of singer, songwriter, and guitarist Alejandro Rose-Garcia.   »

11 Aug

Various Restaurants, Calgary

August 11, 2017 To August 20, 2017

$15-$35

Summer Feast, Calgary’s newest dining event, is celebrating the city’s vibrant food scene by offering locals the chance to enjoy dynamic summer menus from 13 of their favourite local restaurants. From August 11 – 20, Calgary’s top chef-driven restaurants will be offering an exclusive, three-course prix fixe menus; an appetizer, a ...  »

10 Aug

Eau Claire Market, 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary

August 10, 2017 To August 13, 2017

403.293.2888

Free

Taste of Calgary™, the city’s premier international food and beverage festival, takes place for its 21st year. Taste of Calgary is the city’s most appetizing festival, giving visitors the chance to sample the city’s food, beverages, music and other cool things. Discover Calgary’s global cuisines from ...  »

10 Aug

ENMAX Park, Elbow River Pathway, Calgary

August 10, 2017 To August 20, 2017

403-262-7286

$15 - $125

This summer, join us at ENMAX Park for our full-scale Opera in the Village presented by Imperial, featuring South Pacific, Cinderella, and the musical review, And So It Goes featuring Brett Polegato! The 10 day festival also includes free outdoor activities including amazing entertainment from some of Calgary’s best community ...  »

10 Aug

TELUS Spark, 220 St Georges Dr NE, Calgary

August 10, 2017

403-817-6800

$17.95-$19.95

Money is kind of terrifying. Especially when you think about numbers flying around on the internet, being created and destroyed by programs which move too fast for humans to keep up. From decadent twenty-first century lifestyles and ancient forms of cash to understanding what actually happened in the 2008 financial crisis, ...  »

09 Aug

MacEwan Hall, 2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary

August 9, 2017

$20.00 - $189.00

Artists: The Decemberists, Olivia Chaney “In some ways, this album was four years in the making,” says Colin Meloy, frontman and primary songwriter of the Decemberists. “We were on hiatus, so we had all the time we could want, no schedule or tour, no expectations.” With the ability to work ...  »

09 Aug

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

August 9, 2017 To August 20, 2017

$35 - $140 + charges

Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is bigger and better than ever before. This PHANTOM features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and a new ...  »

08 Aug

John Dutton Theatre Library, Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary

August 8, 2017 To August 12, 2017

4035699679

FREE

GlobalFest 2017 Human Rights Forum presented by UNAC Calgary Light snacks provided by Aahksoyo’p Indigenous Comfort Food Please join us August 8-12th for the GlobalFest 2017 Human Rights Forum presented by UNAC Calgary. The Human Rights Forum has been offered since 2007 as part of GlobalFest’s programming to promote diversity, ...  »

07 Aug

Olympic Plaza, 228 8 Ave SE, Calgary

August 7, 2017

(403) 918-8507

Free

Come join us for the 40th annual Heritage Day Festival at Olympic Plaza! Come for 6 hours of multicultural performances, ethnic foods, and unique handicrafts. Explore the Indian Village, get face painted into a lion, jump in a bouncy castle, frolic in the water, try a new dish, or simply soak ...  »

07 Aug

Commonwealth Bar, 731 10 Avenue SW, Calgary

August 7, 2017

$24

The past isn’t finished with us yet. Love can be like that, too. A couple of years ago I found love in different forms leaving my life at once. In a single month I lost my closest group of friends, my 13 year relationship ended, and my dad was diagnosed ...  »

06 Aug

MacEwan Ballroom, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary

August 6, 2017

$49.50

Artists: Echo & The Bunnymen, Ester Drang Formed in Liverpool in 1978, the original lineup was Ian McCulloch (vocals), Will Sergeant (guitar), Les Pattinson (bass) and soon replacing a drum machine Pete De Freitas (drums). Who is it for? All Ages HOW MUCH Tickets : $49.50 How to get tickets? Buy Online   ...  »

06 Aug

Grey Eagle Event Centre, 3777 Grey Eagle Drive S.W., Calgary

August 6, 2017

$47.25 - $262.5 + charges

About ASHA BHOSLE : A voice that has mesmerized millions. A career spanning an astounding 7 decades. Fondly referred to as Ashaji, Asha Bhosle is one of the distinguished voices and icon of the Indian music fraternity. The vivacious songstress has 13,000 songs cutting across various genres. She is the last empress of ...  »

05 Aug

Inglewood, Calgary

August 5, 2017

Free

A feisty summer festival in the heart of Inglewood. We’re here to celebrate, engage, entertain, and delight. Seize the Sunfest! At Sunfest, there is an activity made for all ages. This could mean a jump in the bouncer for the kids, discovering a great new band, being wowed and ...  »

05 Aug

Max Bell Centre Grounds, 1001 Barlow Trail SE, Calgary,

August 5, 2017 To August 6, 2017

$129.95 & up

The premiere outoor dance music event in Western Canada returns to Calgary for its fifth anniversary…a new chase, a new experience…bigger and better than ever… CHASING SUMMER STAGE Tiësto – Zedd W&W – Jauz Tritonal, Nghtmre, What So Not, Slushii, Rezz, Lost Kings Elephante, Daijo SUNRISE STAGE ...  »

05 Aug

Rosebud Park Hwy 582, East entrance to Didsbury

August 5, 2017 To August 6, 2017

403-335-9445

Free to $5.00

Two days, dozens of historical reenactors, sword fights, big cannons, and live combat! Celebrate Alberta’s Heritage Weekend in Didsbury with the Sons of Fenrir Vikings, Dragons Own Medieval Combat Group, WWII First Special Service Force Reenactors, The Cannoneers, 78th Fraser Highlanders Group, Victorian Society of Alberta, Edmonton House Brigade, ...  »

05 Aug

Thorncliffe Community Centre, 5600 Centre St. NE, Calgary

August 5, 2017

$69

Worldwide Music Ventures Present a Concert / Dance Party with Los Lobos! Los Lobos is one of America’s most distinctive and original bands. They had a huge hit with “La Bamba” in 1987, yet that cover barely scratches the surface of their talents. Los Lobos are eclectic in the best sense ...  »

05 Aug

Murdock Park, 917 Centre Avenue Northeast, Calgary

August 5, 2017

(403) 668-0299

Free

Calgarians & Albertans are invited to participate in the 2017 edition of the Calgary Franco Festival. This one day event featuring arts and culture from many Francophone communities living in and around Calgary. FFC allows us to share cultures and strengthen the bonds that unite us all. These festivities revolve around ...  »

04 Aug

Centennial Park, 5 Avenue, Canmore

August 4, 2017 To August 7, 2017

403-678-2524

$15 & up

The Canmore Folk Music Festival is the longest running folk music festival in Alberta and one of its finest. Adhering to a philosophy and legacy of folk, world, blues and roots music, the festival since 1978 has attracted up to 21,000 music fans annually from across southern Alberta, western Canada, the northwestern ...  »

04 Aug

Spruce Meadows, Spruce Meadows Way Southwest, Calgary

August 4, 2017 To August 7, 2017

403-974-4200

$5-10

Our event includes vendors with unique pet items, 4 all breed dog shows, agility, obedience, rally-o, scent hurdling, junior handling events.   »

04 Aug

Strathmore Stampede Grounds, 33 Wheatland Trail, Strathmore

August 4, 2017 To August 7, 2017

4039345811

$15 - $30

The Strathmore Stampede is an outdoor event that includes Rodeo, Chuckwagon, and our signature Running with the Bulls event. We are one of the most action-packed stops of the summer. Our fair grounds hold Live Entertainment, Beer Gardens, Trade Show, Cabaret, Farmers’ Market, Kids Zone, and much more. Who is ...  »

04 Aug

Max Bell Centre Festival Grounds, 1001 Barlow Trail SE, Calgary

August 4, 2017

$79.95 to $179.95 + charges

The One Love Music Festival is Western Canada's Largest Hip Hip Music Festival!

FEATURING
Ms Lauryn Hill / Migos / Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals / RZA as Bobby Digital feat. Stone Mecca / Wale / Lecrae / Blackbear / And more  »

04 Aug

Grey Eagle Event Centre, 3777 Grey Eagle Drive S.W., Calgary

August 4, 2017

$49 - $69

A defining voice of country music and a modern day legend, Tanya Tucker inspired many female artists who still top the charts today. From the signature classic songs to the unforgettable sass and soul of her voice, Tucker has paved a path in country music and beyond through an unprecedented ...  »

04 Aug

Various Venues, Calgary

August 4, 2017 To August 12, 2017

(403) 451-9726

Free & Ticketed Events

Enjoy uncensored, unexpected, unforgettable theatre. Bringing 30+ bold theatre artists to Calgary from Aug. 4 to 12. Fringes are uncensored, non-juried theatre festivals that are focused on creativity, performance, expression, and pushing boundaries. The first Fringe started in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947 and since then, hundreds of Fringe Festivals have been established in cities ...  »

03 Aug

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave. NW, Calgary

August 3, 2017

$65 - $115 + charges

Rodriguez, the legendary singer-songwriter known only by his surname, is a self-taught guitarist. He began performing in bars and clubs around the city of Detroit in the 1960s, as the city suffered post-industrial urban decay. It was there that he recorded two studio albums, Cold Fact in 1969 and Coming from ...  »

02 Aug

West Village Theatre, 2007 10 Ave SW, Calgary

August 2, 2017 To August 6, 2017

4032427118 x1

$11.34 - $18.59

From the great comic playwright Carlo Goldoni comes a fun-filled, fast-paced, physical farce. When a young woman accidentally breaks her fan while flirting with the man she loves, hilarity ensues as her love tries to replace it and the replacement falls into every set of hands but hers. Misunderstandings, miscommunications, ...  »

01 Aug

Azuridge Estate Hotel, Priddis

August 1, 2017

$150/pair

Ready for an evening of ooh la la? You’re invited to join Grey Goose Brand Ambassador, Guillaume Jubien and Parisian Chef, Justin Kent for an extraordinary French Picnic Dinner inspired by the finest French ingredients and the World’s Best Tasting Vodka. Each pair of tickets, seated in groups ...  »

31 Jul

Shaw Millennium Park, 1220 9 Ave SW, Calgary

July 31, 2017 To August 6, 2017

$30 & up

From the multiple-award winning Big Bill Morganfield (son of Muddy Waters), living legends Bob Hall and Lil' Jimmy Reed, to the royalty of Quebec Blues, IBC finalists Paul DeLauriers Band and award-winning vocalist Angel Forrest Band, to local legend Amos Garrett his band the Eh! Team with featured guest, Canned ...  »

28 Jul

Calgary

July 28, 2017 To August 7, 2017

Free

Historic Calgary Week takes place at many different historical sites around the city and has a variety of activities including: Walking tours Cycling tours Family fun events & Much more. This year, our History Hunt is back and will feature questions about school names and street names. A new, giant ...  »

20 Jul

S.S. Moyie Paddlewheeler, Heritage Park, Calgary

July 20, 2017 To August 31, 2017

403-268-8500

$74.95 +GST

If you’re looking for unique Calgary events, don’t miss the Heritage Park Captain’s Cruises. Set sail for a scenic summer cruise on Calgary’s only paddlewheel boat and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Glenmore Reservoir & the majestic Rocky Mountains. Aboard the S.S. Moyie Captain’...  »

17 Jul

Unit 102, 52 Aero Dr NE, Calgary

July 17, 2017 To September 1, 2017

587-353-4652

$225 - $325

Our full and half-day week long summer camps provide kids with a SAFE and FUN way to explore their inner ninja. Campers will run, climb and bounce their way through a week of exciting activities using our entire facility including the Trampoline Park, Military and Ninja Obstacle Courses, Climbing Walls ...  »

04 Jul

Bow Habitat Station, 1440 17a St SE, Calgary

July 4, 2017 To August 29, 2017

403-297-6561

$4

Marsh Dipping Tuesdays Have buckets of fun discovering the critters who make their home in Bow Habitat Station’s Interpretive Wetlands! No registration required – spaces filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Marsh dipping equipment provided. Rubber boots recommended. Who is it for? family-kids HOW MUCH Tickets : $4 +taxes per person (children 3 &...  »

02 Jul

Bow Habitat Station, 1440 17a St SE, Calgary

July 2, 2017 To September 3, 2017

403-297-6561

$12 + taxes per person

Learn to Fish Junior Clinics Discover the lure of fishing together as a family! Learn the tips and tools you need to fish in Alberta through this hands-on clinic designed for ages 4-6 and a guardian. The best part? No fishing equipment or fishing licences required to participate – we’ll ...  »

30 Jun

Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 602 22 Ave NW, Calgary

June 30, 2017 To August 25, 2017

$10

Come this FRIDAY dressed up and ready to swing dance to the sounds of big bands and jazz! This is puuuuurrrfect for a group of friends looking for a fun activity, OR even for someone wanting to come solo! Couples are more than welcomed too! 1) No need to know how ...  »

28 Jun

Davisburg Community Hall, 258117 96 St E, Foothills No. 31, AB

June 28, 2017 To August 30, 2017

4034678079

free

Alberta Approved Farmers Market, Open Every Wednesday 4:30-7:30pm June 28-Aug 30/17. Who is it for? all-ages Free Admission WHEN & WHERE Date & Time:June 28-Aug 30/17. Wednesdays 4:30-7:30pm Venue: Davisburg Community Hall 258117 96 St E Foothills, AB T1S 3Y7 Free Parking Public transport not accessible  »

25 Jun

Rotary/Mattamy GreenwayCalgary

June 25, 2017 To September 2, 2017

403-974-0751

Free

Summer 150K Challenge! Encouraging people to enjoy (run, walk, bike or rollerblade) the Rotary/Mattamy Greenway and share with us their journey. In order to celebrate progress on the Greenway and Canada’s 150th birthday, Parks Foundation Calgary is launching a “Summer Challenge” encouraging Calgarians to run, bike, walk or ...  »

24 Jun

cSPACE King Edward, 1721 – 29 Avenue SW, Suite #280.Calgary

June 24, 2017 To September 23, 2017

1-800-362-7238

Free

The Citizens of Craft exhibition features exceptional work by 15 ACC professional members participating on the Citizens of Craft website. Citizens of Craft is a community of makers, appreciators, admirers and shoppers. If you respect the original, the creative, the personal and the authentic – you are a citizen. Who is it ...  »

20 Jun

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

June 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. Starring a cast of emerging theatre talent, their annual outdoor production is a magnificent way to ...  »

20 Jun

Central Memorial Park, 1221 2 St SW, Calgary

June 20, 2017 To August 29, 2017

587.585.6531

$79

The premier tour is a Coffee & Lunch tour starting at Central Memorial Park. Following Calgary’s cycle track network, the first stop is at Rosso Roasters Ramsay location for a coffee tasting and tour. Phil & Sebastian’s East Village location is the next stop, using both quiet streets ...  »

08 Jun

Laser City, #125 - 572 Aero Drive Northeast, Calgary

June 8, 2017 To August 31, 2017

4037444121

$5

$5 Games of Laser Tag every Wednesday and Thursday night. Open from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Only $5 per player per game. No booking is required, just drop-in and play! Games last 20-25 minutes, including getting geared up, playing, and getting scorecards afterwards. Who is it for? Age 6+ HOW MUCH Tickets : $5 […]  »

06 Jun

2244 Chicoutimi Drive Northwest, Calgary

June 6, 2017 To August 29, 2017

403-282-2677

FREE EVENT

The Triwood Farmers’ Market is located in the North West of Calgary. The Market holds a total of 37 Local Vendors. The 2017 Vendors include: Food Vendors: Perogy Boyz Souto Farms Say Cheeese Burger Bandit Family Squeezed Lemonade Family Freezed Gourmet Ice Pops Cookie Dough YYC Oh Crepes! Cherry Pit Juices Juice ...  »

04 Jun

5749 76 Ave SE, Calgary

June 4, 2017 To August 27, 2017

587-216-7759

$20

Looking to get more ice time throughout the spring and summer, well we can help come out and join us in our weekly shinny, we guarantee two goalies, a scorekeeper, provide pucks water and music for every ice time. Who is it for? adults 18+ HOW MUCH Tickets : Skaters $20, Goalies are ...  »

30 May

Vern's, 622 8 Ave SW, Calgary

May 30, 2017 To August 29, 2017

$5

Crash Test Comedy offers two stand up comedy shows every Tuesday at Vern’s! Join us at 8pm for a pro/am showcase & at 10pm for a “show-up-go-up” open mic! Who is it for? adults HOW MUCH Tickets : $5 How to get tickets? At the door WHEN & WHERE Date &...  »

20 May

Northland Village mall parkade, 5111 Northland Drive NW, Calgary

May 20, 2017 To October 7, 2017

403-926 6969

Kids: free, adults (16+): $1

Calgarians now get to BE the market. Coming to Calgary on the Saturday of May long weekend is a new form of weekly community market – one where Calgarians can show up and sell whatever treasures they have, alongside regular vendors of farmers produce, crafts and collectibles. Sited on the parkade ...  »

02 May

Stephen Avenue, 8 Avenue SW, Calgary

May 2, 2017 To September 5, 2017

403-203-9243

FREE

We are very excited to announce that we are bringing the Market to Stephen Avenue Downtown Calgary once again over the Summer of 2017! 2017 Dates: Tuesday’s in MAY: 2nd, 16th, and 30th Tuesday’s in JUNE: 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th Tuesday’s in JULY: 4th and 18th Tuesday’s ...  »

27 Apr

The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre, Calgary

April 27, 2017 To December 28, 2017

403.720.5288

$11.00 - $15.75

Join us in the Garden Court every Thursday for a BBQ Lunch Buffet! Follow us on Facebook to view menu! Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Adults: $15.75 Seniors (65+): $13.75 Children (6-12): $11.00 Children (5 & Under): FREE How to get tickets? Email: [email protected] Phone: 403.720.5288 WHEN & WHERE Date & [&...  »

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