What’s On This Week in Calgary

A look at what’s on this week in Calgary – Things to do this week in Calgary.

 

07 Sep

Calaway Park, 245033 Range Rd. 33, Calgary

September 7, 2019 To October 14, 2019

Regular Admission

Join Billy, Roxy and the Boo Crew at Calaway Park this Fall! Take a stroll down Hallo-Street… if you dare! It is a spooktacular good time for ...  »

20 Sep

Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary

September 20, 2019 To September 21, 2019

647-344-6700

$10 - $12

Creativ Festival WEST are Western Canada’s #1 Sewing and Crafting events showcasing, Sewing, Scrapbooking, Quilting, Knitting, Needlework, Fibre Arts, Beading and Paper Crafting, with Hands On Classes, ...  »

20 Sep

Calgary Farmyard, 284022 Township Road 224, Calgary

September 20, 2019 To October 26, 2019

403-648-2719

Regular Admission

The Calgary Farmyard is fun and challenging at any time, but just think of trying to navigate the paths at night using only your flashlight! Flashlight nights ...  »

21 Sep

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

September 21, 2019

$22.50 to $27.50

An Outlandish Experience. Beakerhead is an exhibition of awe-inspiring artworks, fire-breathing contraptions and contemporary curiosities. It is a world stage for artists, engineers, designers, scientists, inventors and ...  »

22 Sep

The Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

September 22, 2019 To October 5, 2019

(403) 246-2999

$20 – $25

It’s September 8, 1934 – the biggest night in the history of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. The world-famous Tenor, Tito Merelli, known as Il Stupendo, is set to ...  »

18 Sep

The Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

September 18, 2019 To September 21, 2019

$12 to $65

Calgary needs more excuses to have a good laugh, and The Pumphouse Theatre, in partnership with the Calgary Clown Society, has decided to do something about it! ...  »

18 Sep

Various Venues, Calgary

September 18, 2019 To September 22, 2019

(587) 351-7787

Free - $80.00 +

It’s a time and place where engineers show their creative sides, and artists get technical, where science hits the street, and everyone gets ingenious. Beakerhead is ...  »

20 Sep

Dalhousie Community Centre, 5432 Dalhart Rd. N.W., Calgary

September 20, 2019

403-286-5651

$30.00 + service fee

Presented by The Calgary Folk Club. Opening: Over the Moon. Since releasing Out to Sea in 1991, Stephen Fearing has earned his place in Canada’s elite club ...  »

21 Sep

ENMAX Park, Elbow River Pathway, Calgary

September 21, 2019

Free

Join us for the annual Community Fall Fair! Enjoy a day of fall festivities including a free pumpkin spice pancake breakfast, music & entertainment, kids’ activities and a ...  »

11 Sep

Martha Cohen Theatre, 220 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 11, 2019 To September 29, 2019

403-294-7475

$20.00 - $100.00

The Wedding Party celebrates the wedding of Sherry and Jack Jr., and the joining together of two very unlikely families: The well-to-do Sealey-Skeetes and the hard-working, hard-living ...  »

18 Sep

Various Venues, Calgary

September 18, 2019 To September 29, 2019

Varies

The Calgary International Film Festival is a 12-day showcase of up to 200 multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and over 40 other countries. The festival hosts gala ...  »

20 Sep

First Baptist Church, 513 13 Ave SW, Calgary

September 20, 2019

403-617-3554

$5.00 – $35.00

Calgary Concert Opera presents Samson et Dalila by Saint-Saëns in collaboration with opera by Request & Foothills Philharmonic Opera Chorus. Starring tenor Dan Rowley as Samson ...  »

18 Sep

Dark Table, 731 6 Ave SW, Calgary

September 18, 2019 To September 20, 2019

$62.50

Dark Table is a restaurant in Calgary where you dine in the dark. It’s time to dine in darkness at Dark Table Calgary! At Lunch Without ...  »

18 Sep

Heritage Park, Calgary

September 18, 2019 To October 16, 2019

403-268-8500

$19.95 to $22.95

Visit Heritage Park after dark for a guided ghost tour through the streets and alley ways of the Historical Village. Behind the Park’s old-fashioned charm lie ...  »

20 Sep

Various Restaurants, Calgary

September 20, 2019 To September 29, 2019

4032432834

$20 - $25

YYC Pizza Week is a 10-day, annual event with charity, community and pizza crusts in mind. Each year, local participating restaurants craft an exclusive pizza in a ...  »

19 Sep

BMO Centre, 20 Roundup Way SW, Calgary

September 19, 2019 To September 22, 2019

$6.50 to $19

Discover the latest in home decor, design, landscaping, and more at the Calgary Fall Home Show. The show has more than 350 exhibitors and experts offering great products ...  »

10 Sep

Max Bell Theatre, 240 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 10, 2019 To October 5, 2019

403-294-7447

$38 & up

What typically goes on behind the scenes? Witness a group of actors humorously navigate their rehearsal just hours before performing British sex comedy “Nothing On.” This is ...  »

20 Sep

National Music Centre, 850 - 4 Street SE, Calgary

September 20, 2019

$15

The duo behind Beach Season, Sam Avant and Simon Blitzer, explore the intersection between R&B and electronic pop music, inserting retro synths, drum machine samples, ...  »

22 Sep

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, 206 University Court Northwest, Calgary

September 22, 2019 To September 23, 2019

403-244-8277

$38 to $48

Over the course of their 20+ year career, Grammy nominated quintet Imani Winds has discovered what audiences value most from their concerts: a sense of connection – with the ...  »

14 Sep

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 14, 2019 To October 13, 2019

$29 to $67 + charges

A fateful encounter takes place between two strangers in the dining carriage of a train. Guy is a successful businessman with a nagging jealousy; Charles is a ...  »

19 Sep

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 19, 2019 To October 5, 2019

$25 to $35

Prospera, the Duchess of Milan, uses magical arts to bring within her power the enemies who usurped her title and banished her to a remote island. Thought ...  »

01 Jun

Cave and Basin National Historic Site, 311 Cave Avenue, Banff

June 1, 2019 To September 28, 2019

403- 845-3524

$10.80/person

Visit the Cave and Basin in Banff National Park after dark with only a lantern for light! Join a small group of visitors to learn more history ...  »

09 Sep

Various Venues, Calgary

September 9, 2019 To September 20, 2019

free

Can’t wait until The Spectacle? Get a sneak peek of Beakerhead by visiting communities around Calgary. Beakerhead brings together more than 150 arts and engineering collaborators from ...  »

12 Sep

Arts Commons, 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 12, 2019 To September 22, 2019

$17.50

Based on the childhood memoirs of Salvador Dalí and his sister Ana María, ‘The Lost Hours’ is an installation performance simulating a dark ride for a ...  »

19 Sep

Contemporary Calgary, 701 11 St SW, Calgary

September 19, 2019

$70

Have you ever wondered what your favourite vintage looks like up close? Or how bubbly your best brew really is? Cocktails on Canvas pairs sipping with investigating ...  »

20 Sep

Central Memorial Library, 1221 2 Street Southwest, Calgary

September 20, 2019

FREE

Stroll around the beautiful, historic and – for one night only – magically lit up Central Memorial Library for some mesmerizing projection art. Presented by EMMEDIA, local artists and ...  »

21 Sep

BMO Centre, 20 Roundup Way SW, Calgary

September 21, 2019 To September 22, 2019

4032420859

$12.00

FOR BUMP, BABY & BEYOND! A premier parenting event designed to put everything you need under one roof. Featuring local and national exhibitors showcasing the latest in ...  »

19 Sep

Gasoline Alley, Heritage Park, Calgary

September 19, 2019

$145+ charges

The Prairie Grid Dinner Series, which began in fall 2017, is Canada’s only travelling pop-up restaurant and celebrates all aspects of Prairie food and creative culture. By ...  »

21 Sep

Heritage Park Historical Village, 1900 Heritage Dr SW, Calgary

September 21, 2019

$262.50

Dust off those cowboy boots and hats for the 31st annual September Shindig at Heritage Park. The spirit of the wild west stays alive with entertainment, food ...  »

20 Sep

Rothney Astrophysical Observatory, 200 198070 Hwy 22, Priddis

September 20, 2019

403.931.2366

$30.00

Stroll through the quantum space garden at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory. Discuss matter and antimatter, explore the impossibly tiny and then step outside to observe the immensity ...  »

18 Sep

Fairmont Palliser, 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary

September 18, 2019

4032531927

$80 to $90

The Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series profiles extraordinarily successful women. Our speakers talk candidly about their careers, and the passion, vision and determination that drive them. They discuss ...  »

16 Aug

Stampede park, 25 Ave SE, Calgary

August 16, 2019 To September 22, 2019

$49 & up

LUZIA premiered in April 2016 and is Cirque du Soleil’s 38th original production since 1984. LUZIA takes you to an imaginary mexico, like in a waking dream, where ...  »

16 Sep

Broken City, 11 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

September 16, 2019

(403) 561-8975

$5

Western Canada’s longest running comedy show is back for another round of knock-out laughs. This stage can make or break even the best in the business – ...  »

21 Sep

Kamp Kiwanis, Range Road 42, Calgary

September 21, 2019 To September 22, 2019

Free

Apple-themed family fun with apple baking, archery, arts and crafts, bouncy castle, face painting, games, farmers market, live entertainment, silent auction & more! Net revenue to support ...  »

20 Sep

TELUS Spark, 220 St Georges Dr NE, Calgary

September 20, 2019 To September 27, 2019

$15 to $65

James Hood and Vortex Immersion Media Present: MESMERICA 360: A Visual Music Journey 360 FULLDOME PROJECTIONS WITH 5.1 SOUNDTRACK This family-friendly, mind-expanding projection experience is designed to relieve stress, and ...  »

21 Sep

Airdrie Town and Country Centre, 275 Jensen Drive Northeast, Airdrie

September 21, 2019

403-703-5452

Donation

Family Fun Market with Vendors, Food Trucks, Petting Zoo and more. This family fun event will be the talk of the town. Petting Zoo, Food Trucks, Shopping, ...  »

21 Sep

Airdrie Town and Country Centre, 75 Jensen Dr NE #103, Airdrie

September 21, 2019

403.703.5452

$99+

Western Themed Gala with wonderful dinner cooked by MasterChef Canada Cook and Audition Finalist, Entertainment, Dancing, Silent Auction and More. The Gala will host approximately 150 guests featuring ...  »

10 Jun

Stephen Avenue Walk, 8 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

June 10, 2019 To September 20, 2019

Free

Enjoy an amazing line up of Street Performers at 6 stages along Stephen Avenue.  »

20 Jun

Meeting Point: Calgary Tower, 9 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

June 20, 2019 To September 30, 2019

403 880-4844

Starting at $85

Join one of our incredible brewery tours. We tour 3 breweries in 3 hours, sample lots of craft beer, learn about beer and breweries and have a fun time. ...  »

22 Sep

Heritage Park, 1900 Heritage Drive Southwest, Calgary

September 22, 2019

403-955-8893

$20-$30

The RBC Race for the Kids is back! Join us at Heritage Park on Sept. 22 for a beautiful 6K walk/run around the Glenmore Reservoir in support ...  »

10 Aug

Leighton Art Centre, 144 Street West, Millarville

August 10, 2019 To September 22, 2019

403-931-3633

Admission is Pay-What-You-Can

A solo exhibition by painter Bobbi Dunlop, in the Leighton Art Centre Tower Gallery. Please join us for the public Opening Reception for ADAGIO on Saturday August 10, 2019 | 2 – 4 ...  »

21 Sep

Burns Visual Arts Society, 828 24 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 21, 2019

(403) 264-0083

free

Let your MOJO take you the 16th annual East Side Studio Crawl where you will explore the creative spaces of established and emerging Calgary based artists. Whether ...  »

14 Sep

Lunchbox Theatre, 160, 115 9 Avenue SE, Calgary

September 14, 2019 To October 5, 2019

403-265-4292 x 0

$25

“Truth is, I don’t even know where we’re going. But I’m gonna keep my heart open…” Some battles only a mother can fight. When ...  »

17 Sep

The Big Four, 1801 Big Four Trail Southeast, Calgary

September 17, 2019 To September 18, 2019

4038744463

$199 - $1648

Energy Disruptors is a catalyst for bold, game-changing solutions to the world’s biggest energy challenges. In 2018, we brought together global leaders like Sir Richard Branson, New ...  »

10 Aug

Leighton Art Centre, 144 Street West, Millarville

August 10, 2019 To September 22, 2019

403-931-3633

Admission is Pay-What-You-Can

In the Open Air honours the practice of creating art outdoors, in both landscape and urban settings. En plein air is a French expression that translates to “...  »

21 Sep

Granary Road, 112 Street West, Foothills No. 31

September 21, 2019 To September 22, 2019

403.453.7623

$15.00

Join Granary Road for our 3rd Annual Apple Fest. From fresh baked Apple pies, to bobbing got apples, we have something for all.   »

20 Sep

Beddington Theatre Arts Centre, 375 Bermuda Dr NW, Calgary

September 20, 2019 To October 5, 2019

403-246-8505

$22 - $25

Presented by Front Row Centre Players. The Addam’s Family features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of ...  »

21 Sep

Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School, Okotoks

September 21, 2019

4039388326

free

We will be hosting our Open House on September 21, 2019. Open House tours and interactive activities will take place inside the school. Once your Open House experience is ...  »

16 Sep

Willow Ridge Community Centre , 680 Acadia Drive Southeast, Calgary

September 16, 2019 To September 23, 2019

free

Square dancing is just walking to music! Free admission. No partner necessary. An experienced caller will introduce you to the basic steps of Modern Square Dancing. Who ...  »

18 Sep

Fort Calgary, 750 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 18, 2019

403.246.4811

$85 + tix fees

Enjoy the fun Comic Mystery LOVE TO KILL YA BABY © by PEGASUS PERFORMANCES at Fort Calgary! It’s the 2nd Annual Bake-Off – but it’s the 1970’s &...  »

21 Sep

Central Library, 800 3 St SE, East Village, Calgary

September 21, 2019

Free

Let your curiosity take you on an adventure! The University of Calgary’s Faculty of Science celebrates Science Literacy Week with hands-on activities and live demonstrations straight ...  »

20 Sep

Calgary Central Library, 800 3 St SE, Calgary

September 20, 2019

4032212002

$42 to $102

From the age of the dinosaurs to the world of jet-packs and flying cars, get ready to travel through time at the Locked Library! On September 20, Calgary’...  »

18 Sep

The Grand, 608 1 St SW, Calgary

September 18, 2019 To September 21, 2019

403-205-2922

$44

No Change in the Weather takes some of the finest Newfoundland songs, and combines them with traditional sounds and instruments, memorable characters, and a conclusion that turns ...  »

17 Sep

Hudson's Canada's Pub, 16061 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary

September 17, 2019

4039982152

$20

You are the only person you have at the end of the day. If you’re trying to do something because it’s what makes other people ...  »

22 Sep

Okotoks Alliance Church, 322183 15 Street East, Okotoks

September 22, 2019

403-617-3554

$5 to $120

Calgary Concert Opera presents Samson et Dalila by Saint-Saëns in collaboration with opera by Request & Foothills Philharmonic Opera Chorus. Starring tenor Dan Rowley as Samson ...  »

22 Sep

Arts Commons, 205 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 22, 2019

403.571.0849

$35 to $40

Join the CPO and Calgary Philharmonic Chorus, along with two of Canada’s rising stars, in this family-oriented afternoon of opera’s greatest hits. Fun for kids ...  »

21 Sep

Jack Singer Concert Hall, 225 8 Ave SE, Calgary

September 21, 2019

403.571.0849

$30 & up

For over six decades, world-famous virtuoso violinist Itzhak Perlman has shared his consummate artistry and profound love of music with audiences across the globe. The Grammy Lifetime ...  »

07 Sep

The Blackboard Gallery, 1721 29th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

September 7, 2019 To September 28, 2019

4033055341

Free

The Blackboard Gallery Presents: Jill Nuckles Small Conversations Fine Art Exhibition and Sale Through the ancient traditional practice of needle felting, Jill Nuckles creates an intersection between ...  »

29 Aug

Alberta Craft Gallery, 1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary

August 29, 2019 To October 5, 2019

5873910129

Free

Unconventional ceramic creations by Salty Sea Dog duo Blair and Sarah Dawes, inspired by the sea, pop culture and the animals they love. Fun, cute and playful, ...  »

16 Sep

Centennial Place, 520 3rd Ave SW, Calgary

September 16, 2019 To September 20, 2019

Free

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

19 Sep

Bow Habitat Station, 1440 17A Street Southeast, Calgary

September 19, 2019

4032976561

$5 per person + tax

Looking for a late night learning opportunity? Explore our Discovery Centre on the third Thursday of each month for reduced admission of $5 + tax per person between 5-8...  »

16 Sep

The Gateway (SAIT), 1301 - 16 Ave NW - Campus Centre, Calgary

September 16, 2019 To September 17, 2019

$29.95+charges

Ziggy Alberts is an Australian singer and songwriter from Sunshine Coast, Queensland. He is best known for his studio album Laps Around the Sun, which peaked at ...  »

18 Sep

Commonwealth Bar & Stage, 731 10 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

September 18, 2019

$20 & up

Black Mountain is a Canadian psychedelic rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia. The band is composed of Stephen McBean, Amber Webber, Matt Camirand, Jeremy Schmidt and Joshua ...  »

20 Sep

Stampede Corral, 10 Corral Trail SE, Calgary

September 20, 2019

$20 - $640

Featured Superstars Seth Rollins Becky Lynch Drew McIntyre Braun Strowman Samoa Joe Alexa Bliss Natalya Ricochet Luke Gallows Karl Anderson Naomi Zack Ryder Curt Hawkins Cesaro Scott ...  »

20 Sep

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

September 20, 2019

$30 & up

Claptone is a German DJ and producer duo which specializes in house and tech house genres. They are recognizable by their golden mask with a beak, which ...  »

22 Sep

Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary

September 22, 2019

$21.10 & up

Canadian Premier League – Cavalry FC Home Game. HOW MUCH Tickets : $21.10 & up How to get tickets? Buy Online Phone: 1-855-985-5500 In person at venue boxoffice ...  »

22 Sep

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

September 22, 2019

$68.45 - $137.4+charges

Sarah is a world class Filipino entertainer popularly known as the one and only “Popstar Princess”. Among the youngest, most popular and successful performers in Asia, she ...  »

20 Sep

Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary

September 20, 2019 To September 21, 2019

$20 - $169+charges

Kenneth Eric Church is an American country music singer-songwriter. He has released six studio albums through Capitol Nashville since 2005. His debut album, 2006’s Sinners Like Me, produced ...  »

21 Sep

The Big Four Building,1801 Big Four Trail Southeast, Calgary

September 21, 2019

5878946384

69-150

Experience a high-end event composed by musicians, fashion designers, models and dancers. UNKNOWN Calgary is an event like you’ve never seen before and we would like ...  »

13 Sep

Rubterto Ostberg Gallery, 2108 18th Street Northwest, Calgary

September 13, 2019 To October 12, 2019

Free

​Gather ‘round the campfire, and listen to tales filled with ghosts and ghouls, the fantastic & macabre. These stories haunt our closets, our hallways, the undersides of ...  »

20 Sep

Wild Wild West Event Centre, 67 Commercial Court, Calgary

September 20, 2019 To September 22, 2019

$10-$50

Enjoy a weekend of authentic western cowboy music and poetry hosted by the Alberta Cowboy Poetry Association! Join us Sept 20-22 to honor the history and traditions ...  »

19 Sep

Secret Venue, Calgary

September 19, 2019

4166404155

Free

On September 19th, Bud Light is rocking Calgary with a night of epic music at the Bud Light House Party. Country star Sam Hunt will hit the ...  »

12 Sep

Hotel Blackfoot, 5940 Blackfoot Trail Southeast, Calgary

September 12, 2019 To September 26, 2019

403-252-2253

0

Catch some live jazz, enjoy a cocktail and unwind with colleagues or friends on Thursday evenings at Hotel Blackfoot’s trendy Lobby Lounge. No cover, full menu. ...  »

06 Sep

Stage West Theatre Restaurants, 727 42 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 6, 2019 To November 10, 2019

$75.60 to $129.50

Timothy Westerby is overworked, underpaid, stressed-out, and his daughter is getting married in what he thinks is an overly-lavish and expensive ceremony. Timothy is ripe for a ...  »

13 Sep

The New Gallery, 208 Centre Street South, Calgary

September 13, 2019 To September 26, 2019

0

The New Gallery presents “Suck Teeth Compositions (After Rashaad Newsome),” an audiovisual exhibition by Michèle Pearson Clarke that reflects on the feelings of Canadians who face ...  »

21 Sep

Canyon Meadows Cinemas, Macleod Trail, Calgary

September 21, 2019

403.278.5581

$5 per ticket for everyone

Come enjoy THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2 on September 21, for our next Sensory Friendly Screening! Lowered sound and dim lighting allow for our guests to enjoy a ...  »

21 Sep

Leighton Art Centre, 282027 144 St W, Millarville

September 21, 2019

403-931-3633

$20/child

Time spent in nature is good for everyone! Come get your family nature grooves on at the Leighton Art Centre. Nature inspired activities, family led walks and ...  »

21 Sep

Southcentre Mall, 100 Anderson Rd SE, Calgary

September 21, 2019

Free to attend

Join us at Southcentre Mall on Saturday, September 21 at 9:30 am – 8:00 pm to shop local Alberta products and celebrate the province’s local businesses and curators. Local makers ...  »

21 Sep

Holy Spirit Church, 10827 24 Street Southwest, Calgary

September 21, 2019

4032810070

Free

Stock up on gently used books covering all subjects and genres, including children’s books, on September 21, 2019, at Holy Spirit Church. All books only 50¢ each! Funds raised ...  »

20 Sep

Municipal Plaza, 800 Macleod Trail, Calgary

September 20, 2019

403-399-2955

Free

On September 20 at Municipal Plaza, Calgarians are gathering together to call for climate action, celebrate Alberta innovation in the green economy, and showcase to Canada and the ...  »

20 Sep

Westside King's Church, 3939 69 St SW, Calgary

September 20, 2019

4034016575

FREE

COME WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO ENJOY A FUN NIGHT UNDER THE STARS FREE ADMISSION We’re showing one of this year’s blockbusters, a movie we ...  »

20 Sep

Various Galleries, Calgary

September 20, 2019 To September 21, 2019

Free

This year marks the 36th anniversary of ArtWalk; A free annual festival designed for all Calgarians to experience the wide-range of visual art in Calgary. Whether you ...  »

20 Sep

Kensington Road Northwest, Calgary

September 20, 2019

Free

PARK(ing) Day is an annual event held in Calgary (and around the world!) where artists, designers and citizens collaborate to transform parking spots into a creative ...  »

21 Sep

Haultain Park, 225 13 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

September 21, 2019

Free

ParksFest is a free, public outdoor event. This event will feature giant inflatable games, carnival food, stage performances, and fun playful swag. We will also have water ...  »

 

For all the weekend events, see – Things to Do this Weekend

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