Things to Do in Calgary in May

Things to Do in Calgary in May: Events, Activities and Festivals happening in Calgary during the month of May 2018.

Explore, journey, and discover with the Calgary International Children’s Festival, celebrate the magnificence of composer Johann Sebastian Bach during [email protected] Festival, celebrate the amazing beer and culinary culture in Alberta during Calgary International Beerfest and discover Serbian Culture during Serbian Fest!

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May Long weekend in Calgary

01 Sep

Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 602 22 Ave NW, Calgary

September 1, 2017 To May 25, 2018

4036062308

$10

Come out for an evening of great swing and jazz music! No need to know how to do any of the steps! We’ll teach you the ...  »

20 Jan

TELUS Spark, 220 St Georges Dr NE, Calgary

January 20, 2018 To June 20, 2018

4038176800

Included with Admission to TELUS Spark

One of the most exclusive exhibitions is making its final North American stop at Calgary's science centre on January 20 - June 20, 2018! Whales|Tohorā is an interactive experience ...  »

27 Jan

InjaNation Fun & Fitness Inc., 52 Aero Drive Northeast, Calgary

January 27, 2018 To June 30, 2018

587-353-4652

FREE -$25.00

Saturday nights designed for Teens only! Enjoy DJ’s, competitions,contests, prizes, and pizza! Trampoline dodgeball, climbing, ninja warrior courses, and many more fun obstacles are guaranteed ...  »

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 ...  »

09 Apr

Bert Church LIVE Theatre, 1000 East Lake Boulevard Northeast, Airdrie

April 9, 2018 To May 7, 2018

4039488824

4 sessions $68.56 (Fees do not included GST)

Learn various art techniques that will help you wind down at the end of the day and stretch your creativity with painting, drawing, mixed media, bookbinding or ...  »

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’...  »

17 Apr

Max Bell Theatre, 240 9 Ave SE, Calgary

April 17, 2018 To May 19, 2018

403-294-7447

$35 & up

This beloved classic children’s book comes beautifully to life in this stunning Broadway musical. A young orphan girl is sent to live with her reclusive uncle ...  »

19 Apr

DJD Dance Centre, 111 12 Ave. SE, Calgary

April 19, 2018 To May 5, 2018

4032453533

$29-$69

Co-created by Kimberley Cooper and Peter Balkwill. An exciting new collaboration with Peter Balkwill of the Old Trout Puppet Workshop, MIMIC fuses two highly physical wordless forms, ...  »

20 Apr

StoryBook Theatre, 375 Bermuda Drive Northwest, Calgary

April 20, 2018 To May 5, 2018

$22 to $27

Huck and his pal Tom Sawyer just can’t stop getting into mischief. And when it turns out to be profitable, Huck’s Pa wants in on ...  »

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 ...  »

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 ...  »

26 Apr

Cite des Rocheuses Theatre, 4800 Richard Rd SW, Calgary

April 26, 2018 To May 6, 2018

403.827.3050

$15 - $25

A family-friendly musical for people of all ages 5-10, this is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s light-hearted look at the story of Joseph and his 11 brothers. Presented by ...  »

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

The Shed Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

April 27, 2018 To May 12, 2018

(403) 246-2999

$18 to $23

By W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan Directed by Sean Anderson Friends, theatre lovers, patter aficionados – the famous ship has docked at the Pumphouse Theatre once more. ...  »

28 Apr

Jubilations Dinner Theatre - Calgary, 1002 37th Street Southwest, Calgary

April 28, 2018 To June 16, 2018

$35.95 to $39.95

Logwarts rising star pupil, Harry Popper is studying an old magic textbook when he is suddenly, and quite accidentally, transported to another time and place. A very ...  »

01 May

The Palace Theatre, 219 8th Avenue SW, Calgary

May 1, 2018

$29.99 - $40.00

w/ Special Guests, Open Air Uriah Heep is prog/hard rock band founded in 1969 in London, England.  »

02 May

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

May 2, 2018 To May 5, 2018

$39.9 - $171.15

Inspired by a soundtrack of the Hip’s most loved music, this contemporary ballet celebrates the sound and stories of the artists that have spoken so poignantly ...  »

02 May

Crossroads Market, 1235 26 Ave SE, Calgary

May 2, 2018 To May 6, 2018

4032378477

$2/day

One Weekend Only! Join us May 2nd – 6th at Crossroads Market for the 16th Annual RESET Book Drive & Sale! Call for Volunteers will go out mid-March ...  »

02 May

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

May 2, 2018

$46 - $389

Papa Roach unleash the Crooked Teeth World Tour, in support of their ninth full-length album. Catch them with Nothing More and Escape The Fate at the Grey ...  »

02 May

The Gateway , 1301 - 16 Ave NW - Campus Centre, Calgary

May 2, 2018

$18.5

en years ago, on the very first song on their very first album, Born Ruffians revealed their ambitions to start their own country. They didn’t really ...  »

02 May

Dickens, 1000 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 2, 2018

$10.00

Psychedelic Extreme Metal band from Chicago Eric Hersemann – Electric and acoustic guitars, electric bass, theremin, synthesizers, xylophone, effects and general madness. Nathan Cotton – Drums, percussion and sunny ...  »

02 May

Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

May 2, 2018 To May 12, 2018

$20 to $25

A hilarious and poignant satire on the decay of urban life; a world where families battle each other for property and assets. A Beautiful New City interconnects ...  »

02 May

West Village Theatre, 10 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 2, 2018 To May 5, 2018

$5

CYPT's third annual festival of all-youth theatre is taking over West Village Theatre in the spring.  Featuring 7 shows in which our youth have taken the lead, including ...  »

03 May

Globe Theatre, 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary

May 3, 2018 To May 6, 2018

$10 & up

Calgary Arab Arts and Culture Society is proud to bring you its 6th annual Calgary Arab Film Nights. With a variety of movies that show everyday life ...  »

03 May

Mamdani Opera Centre, 1315 7 Street Southwest, Calgary

May 3, 2018 To May 5, 2018

403-262-7286

$45.00

One of the most beloved comic operas, Così fan tutte has some of the most melodic and memorable music in the repertoire. A battle of the sexes ...  »

03 May

Commonwealth Bar & Stage, 731 10th Ave SW, Calgary

May 3, 2018 To May 4, 2018

$15.00 - $20.00

Loud Luxury is a Canadian production and DJ duo consisting of Andrew Fedyk and Joe Depace, based in Los Angeles. In 2017, they released a remix of the ...  »

03 May

The Rec Room, 64 Avenue NE, Calgary

May 3, 2018

4036670187

$30 - $95

A curated cast of local YYC performers will take you through a sultry, sassy evening of DIRTY POP at the Hall inside of the fabulous REC ROOM. ...  »

03 May

Nite Owl, 213 - 10th Avenue SW, Calgary

May 3, 2018

$10.00 - $13.00

with Leisure Club. Weaves is a Canadian indie pop band from Toronto, Ontario, consisting of vocalist Jasmyn Burke, guitarist Morgan Waters, drummer Spencer Cole and bassist Zach ...  »

03 May

Airdrie Victory Church, 508 3 Avenue Southeast, Airdrie

May 3, 2018 To May 5, 2018

$10 to $12

Mary, a lonely and spoiled orphan girl, arrives at Misselthwaite Manor to no fanfare. Her uncle is almost always away, made bitter by the loss of his ...  »

03 May

Various Venues, canmore

May 3, 2018 To May 12, 2018

Varies

Serving up 11 days of remarkable dining experiences this spring, the multiple award-winning Festival returns from Thursday May 3rd to Sunday May 13th, celebrating its 5th year in 2018. ...  »

04 May

Eau Claire Market, Barclay Parade Southwest

May 4, 2018

Free

The Bike to Work Day event promotes cycling as a healthy, efficient, low-cost and socially responsible means of transport which contributes to the reduction of inner-city traffic ...  »

04 May

BMO Centre, Calgary

May 4, 2018 To May 5, 2018

1-403-520-5433

$19.99 & up

The Calgary International Beerfest is a social event that celebrates the amazing beer and culinary culture in Alberta. Increase your beer knowledge and find a new favourite ...  »

04 May

Vivo, 11950 Country Village Link Northeast, Calgary

May 4, 2018 To May 6, 2018

403-228-1165

0 - $7

58 annual show put on by the Calgary Rock & Lapidary Club. This Show will highlight the wonderful mineral collections and jewellery of collectors and vendors from around ...  »

04 May

Junction - Food . Stage . Bar, 628 8 Ave SW, Calgary

May 4, 2018 To May 5, 2018

587-354-6161

$20

Paying homage to one of the greatest musicians of all time, the Ray Charles Tribute Orchestra is a 9 piece ensemble performing the hits penned by the legend ...  »

04 May

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

May 4, 2018

$39 - $49

PRISM They’ve sold millions of albums, with songs that have become radio standards – “Spaceship Superstar”, “Take Me to the Kaptin”, “Flying, Armageddon”, “Take Me Away”, “Young &...  »

04 May

The Palace Theatre , 219 - 8th Ave SW, Calgary

May 4, 2018

$30.00 - $40.00

Electronic dance music legends Infected Mushroom are best known for their sonic innovations and pioneering of the Psychedelic Trance genre. Twice ranked amongst the world’s “10 Best ...  »

04 May

Gasoline Alley, 1900 Heritage Dr SW, Calgary

May 4, 2018

$250 - $2,000

Join us for an evening in celebration of Canadian sports past, present and future! Enjoy dinner, live music, a live auction and plenty of mingling with Canada’...  »

04 May

Airdrie Town & Country Centre, 275 Jensen Drive NE, Airdrie

May 4, 2018

587-331-6226

$5 - $30

Experience the passion and virtuosity of Beethoven as the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra presents two of his most iconic works – the “Emperor Concerto” and the ever-popular Symphony ...  »

04 May

Jack Singer Concert Hall, 205 8th Avenue S.E., Calgary

May 4, 2018 To May 5, 2018

403.571.0849

$25 - $85+ charges

Embark on a passionate journey into the fiery, exotic world of flamenco with this stunning display of emotion, sound, and colour. The raw energy and rhythms of ...  »

04 May

Hillhurst United Church, 1227 Kensington Close NW, Calgary

May 4, 2018 To May 6, 2018

403-283-1539

$15 - $20

Hillhurst United presents Narnia the Musical, based on C.S. Lewis’s beloved tale, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The enchantment begins when Lucy steps ...  »

04 May

Various Locations, Calgary

May 4, 2018 To May 6, 2018

free

Your city. Your stories. Jane’s Walk 2018 is May 4-6 Jane’s Walk is an annual festival of free, community-led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. Explore ...  »

05 May

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

May 5, 2018 To May 13, 2018

403.974.4200

Free

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

05 May

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

May 5, 2018 To May 13, 2018

$25.73

Day out with Thomas – Big Adventures Tour Thomas the Tank Engine is inviting you to enjoy Day Out With Thomas –Big Adventures Tour Day Out With Thomas ...  »

05 May

Skyview ranch Community Park, 15 Skyview Ranch Street, Calgary

May 5, 2018

4034001237

0

We are nonprofit organization celebrating South Asian Mother’s Day festival and inviting volunteers, vendors and sponsors. This is a family-friendly, Free admission festival, On May 5th, ...  »

05 May

Nite Owl, 213 10th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 5, 2018

$12.00 - $15.00

with The Northern Coast, Jared & The Mill. Edmonton-based Altameda (æl-tah-MI-da) formed out of a recording session for singer-songwriter Troy Snaterse but quickly became a group effort ...  »

05 May

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

May 5, 2018

$59 - $79

The Forever Young Tour is a new journey, going back to the beginnings through the waters of youth. Dreams do not wither — neither do songs. They are ...  »

05 May

Grey Eagle Resort and Casino, 3777 Grey Eagle Dr, Calgary

May 5, 2018

403-234-7876 ext 127

$125

On Saturday, May 5th, local celebrities will be taking the dance floor for a ‘Dancing with the Stars’ themed evening in support of programming for children with ...  »

05 May

Falconridge/Castleridge Community Association, 95 Falshire Drive Northeast, Calgary

May 5, 2018

403-293-0424

Free

Shopping Fun for Everyone! With Vendors Food Sales, Free Coffee! Children’s Area & Meet Your Neighbours A FREE afternoon of community spirit, bargains, and fun. There ...  »

05 May

Highwood Memorial Centre, 128 - 5 Avenue West, High River

May 5, 2018

587-331-6226

$5 - $30

Experience the passion and virtuosity of Beethoven as the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra presents two of his most iconic works – the “Emperor Concerto” and the ever-popular Symphony ...  »

05 May

Glenbow Museum, 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

May 5, 2018

403-680-5155

$20-$150

The Canadian International Film Festival celebrates, awards and strives to recognize both established and emerging talent in the fashion film world. During this one-day festival fashion film ...  »

05 May

The Gateway, 1301 - 16 Ave NW - Campus Centre, Calgary

May 5, 2018

$12.5

Whale and the Wolf’s music spans deep and treacherous ground, making it difficult for them to hide the genuine thrill and enjoyment felt with each live ...  »

05 May

Glenbow Museum, 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

May 5, 2018

403-831-5669

$135

Celebrating not the Mexican Independence but commemorating the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the better-armed French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. Your paid ...  »

05 May

Granary Road, 226066 112th St W, De Winton

May 5, 2018

(403) 453-7623

$0 - $5

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with us! We will have entertainment, family zumba, face painting, caricature artist, kids activities and tequila tasting! Who is it for? all-ages HOW ...  »

05 May

McMahon Stadium, 1817 Crowchild Trail Northwest, Calgary

May 5, 2018

311

Free

Calgarians are invited to attend Disaster Alley and learn ways to prepare their homes and families for emergencies such as floods, power outages and severe weather events. ...  »

06 May

Knox United Church, 506 4 St SW, Calgary

May 6, 2018

403.686.7444

$25 - $50

The Calgary Girls Choir’s end of year Celebrate concert, is taking place on Sunday May 6, 2018, at Knox United Church in downtown Calgary. This concert is a ...  »

06 May

The Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, 604 1 Street Southwest, Calgary

May 6, 2018

403-710-0688

$0 - $20

Ever wonder what it might be like to have wings? Find out when you hear the voices of the award-winning Calgary Boys’ Choir soar with songs about ...  »

06 May

Jack Singer Concert Hall, 205 8th Avenue S.E., Calgary

May 6, 2018

$31.50 - $76.50

Tejinder Singh Maan commonly known as Babbu Maan is a Punjabi and Hindi singer-songwriter, actor and film producer working and living in Mohali. Babbu Maan‘s main ...  »

08 May

Lunchbox Theatre, 160 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

May 8, 2018 To May 12, 2018

4032654292

$21 - $26

Lunchbox Theatre will once again present the work of an aspiring, up and coming young director. The RBC Emerging Director’s Showcase is a unique opportunity for ...  »

08 May

Motel, 205 8th Avenue S.E., Calgary

May 8, 2018 To May 12, 2018

$15.00 - $25.00

by Aaron Posner (Sort of adapted from The Seagull by Anton Chekov) Directed by Josephine Christensen Stupid F##king Bird is a witty and satirical take on ...  »

09 May

Big Four Roadhouse, 1801 Big Four Trail SE, Calgary

May 9, 2018

$47.75

MGMT is an American rock band formed in 2002 in Middletown, Connecticut. It currently consists of Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser. In the live lineup it consists of ...  »

09 May

Loft 112, 535 8th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

May 9, 2018

403-690-9415

$5.00

The Alberta League Encouraging Storytelling presents a Tellaround hosted by Mindy Woolcott: The Devil You Know. At a Tellaround, story lovers gather in a circle and take ...  »

10 May

Kensington Wine Market, 1257 Kensington Road Northwest, Calgary

May 10, 2018

4038190354

$50

Mothers love wine, so give Mom what she wants this Mother’s Day, a fun night out exploring fine wines while enjoying some great food. Let’s ...  »

10 May

Pinnovate DIY Studio, 137 Mahogany Plaza SE, Calgary

May 10, 2018

403.278.9065

$70

Join us in studio to create your very own customized Family Celebration Board! Never forget a birthday or anniversary again! We will supply you with the wood, ...  »

10 May

Telus Spark, 220 St Georges Dr NE, Calgary

May 10, 2018

4038176800

Included with Membership or Admission

Join us at TELUS Spark for a special suspended reality experience where you take on a new identity. As your new self, you’ll meet strange characters ...  »

11 May

Bella Concert Hall, 4825 Mount Royal Gate Southwest, Calgary

May 11, 2018 To May 12, 2018

1-888-749-7388

$20 to $60 + charges

Day Tripper: Music that Fuels Your Day Revv52 performs songs that energize and power us through all parts of the day: Waking Up – Getting to Work – Working ...  »

11 May

Calgary Curling Club, 720 3 St NW, Calgary

May 11, 2018 To May 13, 2018

4037778254

$2 donation

2018 CBC Calgary Reads Big Book Sale. People purge their books, we sell them and the funds raised are used year round to support literacy programs, and get ...  »

11 May

Unit #9, 1 Fisher Crescent, Okotoks

May 11, 2018 To May 12, 2018

403-601-3474

$10.50 - $15.75

The Spectacle Blue Performance Company presents a unique aerial and circus production of C.S. Lewis' magical tale of Peter Pan. Join us for this unique production ...  »

11 May

Dickens, 1000 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 11, 2018

$15.00

"Be United Reunion Tour" w/ Fire Next Time. Candian Melodic Hardcore/Punk band. Formed by Steve Rawles (2) and Graham Churchill of Belvedere (2).  »

11 May

Various Venues, Calgary

May 11, 2018 To May 20, 2018

FREE

Science Odyssey is a ten-day national campaign that celebrates Canadian achievements in science, technology, engineering and math. Every year in May, hundreds of science outreach leaders deliver ...  »

11 May

Jack Singer Concert Hall, 205 8th Avenue S.E., Calgary

May 11, 2018 To May 12, 2018

403.571.0849

$20 to $80+ charges

Mozart’s dark and impassioned Piano Concerto No. 20 helped inspire the turbulent music of oncoming Romanticism’s greatest figure–Beethoven. Pre-concert Chat: 7:05pm RUNE BERGMANN, conductor FEI-FEI ...  »

11 May

Polish Canadian Cultural Centre, 3015 15th Street Northeast, Calgary

May 11, 2018

$20 to $30

Illumin8 Concert series 2017-18: Piotr Lemanczyk Trio Feat. Walter Smith III One of Europe’s top jazz musicians, Poland’s Piotr Lemanczyk helps wrap up our 2017-18 ...  »

11 May

Okotoks MarketSquare, 204 Community Way, Okotoks

May 11, 2018 To May 12, 2018

$5

MarketSquare's all-artisan-spring-market that everyone looks forward to all winter long! 95+ of the best makers and creators from Southern Alberta will be showcased at this event. No MLM's, 100% ...  »

11 May

Microsoft, Chinook Centre, 6455 Macleod Trail Southwest, Calgary

May 11, 2018 To May 13, 2018

Free with RSVP

In honor of Mother’s Day, the Microsoft Store at Chinook Mall will be hosting our 1st annual Code and Cupcakes event! Students and their mother/caregiver ...  »

12 May

Chinook Honey Company, Okotoks

May 12, 2018 To May 13, 2018

(403)995-0830

Free

Travel back in time and experience the fascinating world of Norse culture by taking a trip to our Viking Village for some genuine family fun! Come cheer ...  »

12 May

Triwood Arena, 2244 Chicoutimi Drive Northwest, Calgary

May 12, 2018

4032666558

Free

Join us  for a day that has gone to the dogs! You will enjoy: * a fun indoor, and outdoor doggy playdate, for all sizes and breeds of ...  »

12 May

Lynnwood Ranch, 370069 96 St E, Aldersyde

May 12, 2018 To May 13, 2018

403-938-2203

Free & Ticketed Events

Lynnwood Ranch’s fourth annual KCBS sanctioned BBQ competition and BBQ Bash! We kick off the event on the Saturday May 12th evening with Smokin Q’s ...  »

12 May

Hotel Arts, 119 12 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 12, 2018

587-582-3501

$130-$150

Celebrate 30 YEARS with Jeunesse Classique Ballet at the; Once Upon A Time Gala Fundraiser in Support of The Art Of Classical Ballet & Make A Wish Foundation! ...  »

12 May

The Military Museums, 4520 Crowchild Trail South West, Calgary

May 12, 2018

Regular Admission

Fandoms Unite! Join us on May 12th, 2018, at The Military Museums as we celebrate the heroes (and villains) of Sci-Fi, pop culture, and Canadian History. The one ...  »

12 May

McMahon Stadium, 1817 Crowchild Trail Northwest, Calgary

May 12, 2018

(403) 289-0205

FREE

The always-popular Stampeders event Fanfest is held annually at McMahon Stadium and serves as the unofficial kickoff to the upcoming football season! This year’s event will ...  »

12 May

Inglewood Community Association Hall, 1740 24 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

May 12, 2018

4036670187

Free

The YYC Alternative Market is a cutting-edge market that challenges the mainstream pop up markets of today. We support many talented local makers, artisans, small business owners, ...  »

12 May

2 New Brighton Drive Southeast, Calgary

May 12, 2018

403-781-6613

FREE

Did someone say treasure hunting? On Saturday May 12th from 9am to 3pm the New Brighton Resident’s Association will be hosting the 3rd Annual Community Street ...  »

12 May

Tomkins Park, 7th Street Southwest, Calgary

May 12, 2018 To May 13, 2018

4034570919

$70 per team/free to watch

Join us May 12th and May 13th for the First Annual Red Mile Cup! 17th ave is hosting a road hockey tournament at Tomkins Park, sponsored by ...  »

12 May

The Gateway, SAIT Campus Centre – V203, Calgary

May 12, 2018

$24.99 - $30.00

Djent / Jazz Metal / Experimental Progressive Metal band from the UK, founded in 2007. with PLINI, Astronoid.  »

12 May

Theatre Junction GRAND Studio, 608 1st St. SW, Calgary

May 12, 2018

PWYC

Humans are social creatures by nature. All of us crave love…not only to receive it, but to give it. Throughout history, love has been placed high ...  »

12 May

Dashmesh Culture Centre, 135 Martindale Blvd NE, Calgary

May 12, 2018

4035900970

Free event

This is an excellent opportunity for people to learn more about the Sikh community. Nagar Kirtan is a colorful procession where some of the participants will sing ...  »

12 May

McDougall United Church, 8516 Athabasca St SE, Calgary

May 12, 2018 To May 13, 2018

403-252-1620

$15-$40

McDougall United Church presents this delightful and award-winning adaptation of the one of the world’s most beloved fables which is a heartwarming celebration of what makes ...  »

12 May

Unitarian Church of Calgary, 1703 1st Street Northwest, Calgary

May 12, 2018

4032839489

pay what you can or $20

VocalLatitudes World Music Choir, led by director Frank Rackow, presents, On The Road, a musical road trip. Enjoy Gettin’ Your Kicks, Walkin’ in Memphis and other exotic ...  »

12 May

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

May 12, 2018

4032349549

$25-$43

Lights on Broadway is an original Youth Singers of Calgary production. Join us as 250 performers, of all ages, celebrate 100 years of musical theatre tradition. It’s all ...  »

13 May

The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre, Calgary

May 13, 2018

403.720.5290

$16.95 - $37.95

The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre invites you to join us for Brunch this Mother's Day. Treat you Mom and celebrate this special day!   »

13 May

The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre, Calgary

May 13, 2018

40.720.5288

$15.95 - $29.95

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre and treat you Mom to a delicious buffet dinner.   »

13 May

St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 1121 14 Ave SW, Calgary

May 13, 2018

4037085421

Free

FREE concert presented by 4 singers with selections of popular opera arias, showtunes and Welsh songs. Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Free How to get ...  »

13 May

Inglewood Bird Sanctuary & Nature Centre, 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

May 13, 2018

free

Come celebrate the return of our feathered friends as they migrate back to Calgary after the winter season. Learn about migration and conservation from local birding experts, ...  »

13 May

Knox Presbyterian Church, 3704 37 Street Southwest, Calgary

May 13, 2018

403-242-1808

By donation

Calgary organist Jim Picken presents “Footsteps”, a solo organ recital featuring music by Dupré, Ibert, Howells, Franck, and more. Jim Picken is an organist and pianist, a ...  »

13 May

Calgary Farmers' Market, 510-77th Ave SE, Calgary

May 13, 2018

4032409113

FREE

Show your mom how great she is by treating her to a special day at the market. Bring your mom, stepmom, momma-to-be, and grandma to the Calgary ...  »

13 May

Best Western Plus Village Park Inn, 1804 Crowchild Trail Northwest, Calgary

May 13, 2018

5879173898 or 5878923252

$25-$50

Happy Mother’s Day! Come and celebrate with us and your loved ones! Get pampered by professionals as you support a local business and, you could win ...  »

13 May

McMahon Stadium, 1817 Crowchild Trail Northwest, Calgary

May 13, 2018

$5 to $15

The Calgary Marching Show Band Association (CMSBA) is thrilled to host Music ‘n Motion, an annual showcase of local marching arts performance ensembles. Who is it for? ...  »

13 May

Horsin Around, Range Road 283, Rocky View County

May 13, 2018

(403) 273-7433

$10 to $12

Come on down May 13 from 10 am to 4 pm to join us for our Mothers day event where Mom’s get in for free. We lots entertainment for ...  »

13 May

Dalhousie Community Association, 5432 Dalhart Road Northwest, Calgary

May 13, 2018

$20-$200

Our Mother’s Day Tea Party is an afternoon of pampering, enjoying tea in old fashioned tea cups. There will be a silent auction filled with items ...  »

14 May

Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary

May 14, 2018

$69.5 - $399.5

The Eagles' touring lineup will feature members Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit alongside Vince Gill and Deacon Frey.  »

15 May

Stephen Avenue, 8 Avenue SW, Calgary

May 15, 2018 To August 28, 2018

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 2018! We are pleased to ...  »

15 May

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

May 15, 2018

$45 - $65

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, DAVID SEDARIS has become one of Americas preeminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms &...  »

16 May

Dickens, 1000 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 16, 2018

$20.00

with Black Mastiff, Chron Goblin, Iron Eyes. Hail Destroyer 10 Yr Anniversary w/guests Cancer Bats have come to destroy. Fueled by a burning desire to rage harder, ...  »

16 May

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

May 16, 2018

$26.25 - $52.50

Album fundraiser and fundraiser for the Alberta Music Education Foundation (AMEF) on the evening of May 16th, 2018 at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino and Michela Sheedy is ...  »

16 May

120 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

May 16, 2018

4039915737

$250

AARC’s 2018 Gala Benefit Dinner will be held on May 16th, 2018, at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre. The event will welcome over 700 caring citizens, members of the ...  »

16 May

Globe Cinema, 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary

May 16, 2018 To May 17, 2018

587-216-8687

free or by donation

Join us May 16 and 17, 2018 at the Globe Cinema in Calgary for Humainologie’s 3rd Annual Film Festival. This year, we are sharing two evenings of film that ...  »

17 May

Bella Concert Hall, 4825 Mount Royal Gate Southwest, Lincoln Park, Calgary

May 17, 2018

$26.50

Royal Wood is the epitome of a well-rounded musician. Having been crowned Soundwriter of the Year by iTunes in 2014, this Ontario-based artist has continued to shine with ...  »

17 May

Potential Place Society, 999 8th Street Southwest, Calgary

May 17, 2018 To May 18, 2018

4032169443

Free

In accordance with May’s Mental Health Awareness Week, Potential Place members will be putting on an arts and crafts fair to both raise awareness of mental ...  »

17 May

Bert Church Theatre, East Lake Boulevard Southeast, Airdrie

May 17, 2018

4039488824

$24

Infinitus is a critically acclaimed beatboxing string trio known for their unique sound and upbeat performance style. With a repertoire featuring classical standards and original jazz/hip-hop ...  »

17 May

Broken City, 613 - 11th Ave. S.W., Calgary

May 17, 2018 To May 18, 2018

$9.00

Calgary's own Matthew Swan of extra happy ghost !!! creates stark personal observations with stripped down sonics that meld '60s folk, no wave and '90s sludge.  »

17 May

Commonwealth Bar & Stage, 731 10th Ave SW, Calgary

May 17, 2018 To May 18, 2018

$15.00

Samantha Duenas from Los Angeles. The singer, songwriter, DJ, and dancer will head out on a ten date tour across North America this May in support of ...  »

17 May

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

May 17, 2018 To June 2, 2018

$25 to $35

Love-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio return to Messina after a long stint at war, and find themselves in the company of Beatrice and Hero. As memories ...  »

17 May

4th Spot Kitchen & Bar, 2620 4 St NW, Calgary

May 17, 2018

403-860-5400

$40 - $45

A new take on social ‘art working’, join us for an evening of collage & mixed media in a fun and relaxed atmosphere! All materials will be ...  »

17 May

Caravel Craft Brewery, #12 - 10221 15 St. NE, Calgary

May 17, 2018

$39

This class is a great opportunity for a little indulgence and relaxation learning about beautiful art of silk painting. The class is designed for students of all ...  »

18 May

Arts Commons, 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

May 18, 2018

$45.25 - $52.25

The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits World Tour Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate ...  »

18 May

Calgary Telus Convention Centre South building - lower level, 120 9 Ave SE, Calgary

May 18, 2018

$10 - $35

“CAPCOM LIVE!” is the official Capcom concert tour – an epic orchestral rock show featuring the music from the most memorable Capcom games with synchronized video and state-of-the-art ...  »

18 May

East Village Junction, 439 8 Ave SE, Calgary

May 18, 2018 To September 3, 2018

Free

East Village Junction—EV’s liveliest lot—is an innovative shipping container shopping hub that’s part outdoor retail hive, part event spot, and really big part ...  »

18 May

Festival Hall, 1215 10 Ave SE, Calgary

May 18, 2018

$20.00 - $40.00

Schuckfest takes over Festival Hall with Joseph Schuck and the Glue and his two other bands: Backline Boys and House of Lords, plus guest: festival guitar tech ...  »

18 May

The Palace Theatre, 219 - 8th Ave SW, Calgary

May 18, 2018

$35

Although his Ganja Records label and tracks released under his own name and with the Ganja Kru have helped, it’s the ‘DJ’ at the front of ...  »

18 May

Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

May 18, 2018 To May 26, 2018

$19 to $23

As a teenager struggling to find her voice, Valerie found comfort in the worlds of an old, barely famous country singer. As their correspondence carried on over ...  »

18 May

High River Rodeo Grounds, Foothills No. 31

May 18, 2018 To May 21, 2018

Free & Ticketed Events

Round up your cow pokes and come-on-down to enjoy one of Canada’s most unique rodeos, plus a jam-packed roster of events including the 60th Annual Little ...  »

19 May

16025 243 Ave E, De Winton

May 19, 2018 To May 20, 2018

$5

Experience Serbian hospitality for an entire weekend filled with fun activities for the whole family! Join the Calgary-Serbian community as they entertain, feed and wow you with ...  »

19 May

Camp Chief Hector, Bow Valley Provincial Park, Kananaskis

May 19, 2018 To May 21, 2018

$175- $300

A variety of experiences & presentations will be offered throughout the weekend that are community connecting, heart opening, fun and conscious. They will include movement, mediation, music, ...  »

19 May

The Hifi Club, 219 10th Avenue SW, Calgary

May 19, 2018 To May 20, 2018

$20.00 - $25.00

with Smalltown DJs, Burchill. Redlight is a Bristol raised, London based artist navigating the unnamed airspace between house, bass and beyond. Having already crafted a handful of ...  »

19 May

Big Four Roadhouse, 1801 Big Four Trail SE, Calgary

May 19, 2018

$77.75 - $197.25

Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California. The band was formed in 1981 by vocalist/bassist Tom Araya and guitarists Kerry King and Jeff ...  »

19 May

Inglewood Bird Sanctuary, 2425 9th Ave S.E., Calgary

May 19, 2018

403-266-2282

free

Do you have questions about bobcats, coyotes, hawks, porcupines, hares or any of the other 400+ wildlife species we share our city with? Join the Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation ...  »

19 May

Bow Habitat Station, 1440 17a St SE, Calgary

May 19, 2018 To September 1, 2018

403-297-6561

$20 per person, plus taxes

This 2-hour clinic teaches the basics of fishing through hands-on activities in the classroom before fishing outside at the Trout Pond. Learn about best-practices, fishing regulations, fish ...  »

20 May

Hope Lutheran Church, 3527 Boulton Road Northwest, Brentwood, Calgary

May 20, 2018

403-451-8287

$0-$25

The final concert of the Kensington Sinfonia’s 2017/18 season will feature works including Purcell’s “Chaconne” from “The Gordian Knot Untied”, Philip Glass’s Echorus for two ...  »

21 May

Village Ice Cream, 431 10 Avenue SE, Calgary

May 21, 2018

PWYC

The time is near for Calgary’s 7th Annual Victoria Day Tweed Ride. What the tweed ride is, is a casual, ~10-15km ride around Calgary’s ...  »

21 May

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

May 21, 2018

$75 - $195

David will be performing songs from his new album American Utopia, out March 9th, as well as classics from his solo career and days with the Talk ...  »

22 May

Irish Cultural Society, 6452 35 Ave NW, Calgary

May 22, 2018 To May 26, 2018

$20 to $100

The Liffey Players is hosting the 25th Anniversary of the Acting Irish International Theatre Festival. The Acting Irish International Theatre Festival (AIITF) is an annual festival of ...  »

23 May

Arts Commons and Olympic Plaza, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

May 23, 2018 To May 26, 2018

403-294-9494

Free & Ticketed Events

Explore, journey, and discover with the Calgary International Children’s Festival! From May 23-26, Kidsfest brings the very best in performing arts for young audiences that will ...  »

23 May

Canalta Centre, 2802 Box Springs Way NW, Medicine Hat

May 23, 2018 To May 27, 2018

$40 to $150 + charges

Crystal is not just an ice show, it’s the very first experience on ice from Cirque du Soleil. Watch world-class ice skaters and acrobats claim their ...  »

23 May

Montana’s, 2555 32nd Street N.E, Calgary

May 23, 2018

9059035712

Free

Coors Banquet is inviting country music lovers to come out to Montana’s for a complimentary live concert featuring Coors Banquet One Horse Town performer Kira Isabella. ...  »

23 May

cSPACE King Edward, 1721 29 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 23, 2018

4037701356

Free

The young women of Stardale present The Make Believer Project. The performance piece, co-written by acclaimed playwright Eugene Stickland, directed by Helen Young of Urban Stories Theatre ...  »

24 May

Bert Church Theatre, 1000 East Lake Boulevard Northeast, Airdrie

May 24, 2018 To May 26, 2018

4039488824

$12

Nose Creek Players is proud to present Roald Dahl’s endearing tale James and the Giant Peach. Roald Dahl tells the story of a lonesome orphan boy ...  »

24 May

Various Venues, Calgary

May 24, 2018 To May 27, 2018

Free & Ticketed events

The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon is a challenging, competitive and fun event with a race designed for everyone of any level. There is a 50k Ultra, full marathon, ...  »

25 May

Lunchbox Theatre, 160 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

May 25, 2018 To June 9, 2018

4032654292

Free Admission

For more than 30 years Lunchbox Theatre has been dedicated to the creation, development and production of new Canadian one-act plays, many of which have gone on to ...  »

25 May

Olympic Oval, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary

May 25, 2018 To May 26, 2018

$10 to $20

Driven returns to Calgary at The majestic Olympic Oval, and the first time – 2 days! Friday – Driven “Ignition” – Driven Ignition combines the specatacle of show vehicles arriving at ...  »

25 May

Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge, 11300 Rocky Ridge Rd NW, Calgary

May 25, 2018 To May 27, 2018

6135230004

Free

From May 25th to May 27th, the top wheelchair rugby teams from across the country will converge in Calgary, in order to compete for the 2018 Canadian Wheelchair ...  »

25 May

Dickens, 1000 9TH AVENUE SW, CALGARY

May 25, 2018

$22.00

 w/guests, Sheer Mag, Fury, and Red Death-YYC. Power Trip are a crossover thrash metal band from Dallas, Texas. Their sound — an inseparable mix of hardcore punk, ...  »

25 May

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

May 25, 2018

$39 - $59

Queen: Its a Kinda Magic recreates Queens 1986 World Tour concert, featuring over 20 of the bands greatest hits such as We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are ...  »

25 May

The Palace Theatre, 219 - 8th Ave SW, Calgary

May 25, 2018

$25

Nathaniel "Nate" Rathbun, better known under his stage name Audien, is an American DJ, record producer and musician. He produces progressive house, trance, electro house, and trap ...  »

25 May

The Plaza Theatre,1133 Kensington Road Northwest, Calgary

May 25, 2018 To June 2, 2018

$10 & up

Fairy Tales Presentation Society  celebrate local and national queer artists and share diverse stories based in film. As the largest queer film festival in Canada outside of ...  »

25 May

TELUS Spark, 220 St Georges Dr NE, Calgary

May 25, 2018

403-249-8564

$0-$20

Are you into science, space, universe, or stars? Come explore music inspired by science and space as Mount Royal Kantorei presents “Harmony of the Spheres” concert at ...  »

25 May

Performing Arts Youth Centre, 1371 Hastings Crescent Southeast, Calgary

May 25, 2018 To May 26, 2018

4032349549

$10-$25

Memorable Moments from your Favourite Musicals! Experience a musical evening of Broadway favourites with SECOND CHANTS, featuring food and drink and more!   SECOND CHANTS is an ...  »

26 May

Rothney Astrophysical Observatory, 200 198070 Hwy 22, Priddis

May 26, 2018

403.931.2366

$30.00

If you are filled with wonder at the cosmos and want to learn more about astronomy, you can learn how to Astronomy at the RAO on May 26...  »

26 May

Various Venues, Alberta

May 26, 2018 To June 3, 2018

403-998-4782

Free

This special week encourages adults to jumpstart outdoor nature play with their wee ones because outdoor play is good for children and connects them with nature. Everyone ...  »

26 May

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

May 26, 2018

403 988-3106

$25

Get into the music! “I like playing music for people”, simply states Canadian singer/songwriter Ryan McMahon on his Facebook page. And you know it’s true ...  »

26 May

3515 17 Ave SE #250, Calgary

May 26, 2018

5878890978

$25-$40

Lineup: The Dudes Rae Spoon Transit 22 Wake Counterfeit Jeans Miesha & The Spanks Yolanda Sargeant Forbidden Dimension Windigo Samantha Savage Smith Dragon Fli Empire Eya-Hey Nakoda Andrew's Pale ...  »

26 May

Dickens, 1000 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 26, 2018

$32.50

w/ Homewrecker. Melodic Death from USA (Waterford, Michigan) formed in 2001. Current line-up: Brandon Ellis: Lead Guitar [since 2016] Max Lavelle: Bass [since 2012] Alan Cassidy: Drum [since 2012] Trevor Strnad: ...  »

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