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Indigenous History Month Celebration at Southcentre Mall.
Everyday from Jan 1, 1970 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 8:00 pm
Join us at Southcentre Mall from June 3rd to 23rd for our fourth annual Indigenous History Month celebration in partnership with Authentically Indigenous. This month-long event will foster understanding, appreciation, and celebration of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. Experience educational activities, cultural displays, and storytelling sessions that connect both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians. The celebrations will include: Full-Size Tipi: Step inside a tipi adorned with tapestries representing decades of Indigenous contributions to Calgary’s culture. Storytelling: Be moved by traditional stories from elders, delight in puppet shows by Indigenous authors, and explore virtual reality experiences by the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth. Artisan Market: Discover the vibrancy of Indigenous creativity at our artisan market on June 7th and 8th. Enjoy music, dance, and locally crafted goods. Educational Information Walls: Learn and engage with displays that provide deeper insights into Indigenous culture.
Location:Southcentre Mall
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Youth Activities
Link:https://southcentremall.com/indigenous-history-month-2024/
NMC Jam Club.
Every Thursday, Feb 24, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The National Music Centre (NMC) is calling all teens to Studio Bell. In partnership with CJAY 92, NMC is supporting the next generation of rock stars with a free after-school drop-in program for teens, as Jesse & JD present the NMC Jam Club.
Location:Studio Bell Music Centre
Category:Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:http;//studiobell.ca/jam-club
NMC Presents: Rock the Nation — International Hits and Canadian Classics.
Every Sunday, Saturday, May 11, 2024 - Aug 25, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Rock the Nation is a live tribute show of Canada’s best-known hits from the past 60 years. Produced by Annerin Productions, hear the soundtrack to generations every Saturday and Sunday at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, from May 11 to August 25.
Location:Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://www.studiobell.ca/whats-on/rock-the-nation
The Inglewood Pollinator Park Market.
Everyday from May 14, 2024 - Oct 29, 2024 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Every Tuesday from 4-8pm!!! Come on out and enjoy the beautiful night with friends and family to fuel your market needs. May 14th - October 29th AGLC Approved.
Location:9 Street and 9 Avenue SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events
Link:http://thedowntownmarkets.ca
Bikes and Beats on the Hill.
> Saturday Jun 1, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
In partnership with Bike Calgary, Capitol Hill Community Association will host music in the park, free bike tune-ups c/o Velofix, food trucks, kids' activity station, Horticultural Society booth, and interactive inflatable games.
Location:Capitol Hill Community Association
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://bikecalgary.org/event/bike-fest-2024-kickoff-event/
National Indigenous History Month Kick Off.
> Saturday Jun 1, 2024 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join Calgary Public Library at The Confluence (formerly Fort Calgary) to kick off National Indigenous History Month. This free, family friendly event will include a round dance, tipi raising and teachings, traditional Dene and Inuit games, art activities, and a screening of Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger.
Location:The Confluence (Fort Calgary)
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events
Link:calgarylibrary.ca
Life Cycle.
Everyday from Jun 1, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Life Cycle is a virtual cycling event in support of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. Taking place throughout the month of June families and cyclists will ride towards their personal fundraising and distance goals as they make a difference for kids across Alberta. Funds raised through Life Cycle will support the Child Life departments at both Alberta hospitals.
Location:Virtual
Category:Family Fun, Free Events
Link:http://www.lifecycleforkids.com/
Steel Dreamz Show and Shine.
> Saturday Jun 1, 2024 at 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Family friendly Steel Dreamz Show and Shine at Charlesglen Toyota. You’ll find custom cars on display and family-friendly fun, like balloon animals and a pay-what-you-can barbeque.
Location:Charlesglen Toyota
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://steeldreamz.ca
Sam Centre Opening.
Everyday from Jun 1, 2024 - Jun 2, 2024 at 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Experience the twists & turns and the dust & dazzle of Stampede’s greatest stories - year-round at Sam Centre. The Calgary Stampede’s newest experience opens on May 29 with free admission for guests 15 and under on June 1 and 2. Discover The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth in a whole new way—through captivating exhibits, immersive multimedia shows, and compelling storytelling at Sam Centre. Learn more about Sam Centre here: https://samcentre.calgarystampede.com/
Cost:$25.00
Location:Sam Centre632 13 Ave SECalgary, ABT2G 1C5
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://samcentre.calgarystampede.com/visit/plan-your-visit#things-to-do
The Mom Market.
> Sunday Jun 2, 2024 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
This month, RiverWalk Plaza will be packed with vendors and residents enjoying Mom Market on June 2.
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://evexperience.eventcalendarapp.com/u/16605/298759?repeatId=1
4th Street Lilac Festival.
> Sunday Jun 2, 2024 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
This free one-day event is the start up to Calgary's vibrant festival season, and encourages citizens to shake off their winter blues and reintroduce themselves to the thriving creative community in our city between 12 Avenue and Elbow Drive.
Location:4 Street at Elbow Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://lilacfestival.net
Free Family Concert in the Park.
> Monday Jun 3, 2024 at 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Join Sylvia Chave (Singing with Sylvia) for her Stay-Cation Tour, across Calgary. Five 30-minute shows for kids up to age eight. Bring your blankies, snacks and smiles and be prepared to wiggle and giggle rain or shine.
Location:Mid Sun Community Association
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.SingingwithSylvia.com
Try Orienteering for Free.
> Wednesday Jun 5, 2024 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
. Do you know what orienteering is? The sport involves moving through terrain while map reading to help you choose the best route. The object is to run, walk, ski or bike to a series of points shown on the map, choosing routes that will help you find all the required points and get back to the finish in the shortest amount of time. Want to try it out? Do so with Foothills Orienteering for free at Carburn Park.
Location:Carburn Park
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://orienteeringcalgary.ca
Quinterra Legacy Garden Kick-Off Event.
> Thursday Jun 6, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Quinterra Legacy Garden (Quinterra), Calgary’s first fully dedicated music garden, will host the first Music in the Park event of the year on June 6, 2024. This event kicks off Quinterra’s summer season programming, which will include a wide variety of programs for all Calgarians to enjoy, including live music performances, after-work yoga and more!
Location:Quinterra Legacy Garden in South Glenmore Park, located at 90 Avenue and 24 Street SW. Parking is available at the Children’s Variety Park lot, located just north of the intersection.
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://quinterralegacygarden.com/
NaAC Dance Party & Dance Ensemble Performance.
> Friday Jun 7, 2024 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hit the dance floor alongside National accessArts Centre (NaAC) in a celebration of movement and community hosted at Confluence Plaza on St. Patrick’s Island. As one of Canada’s oldest and largest disability arts organizations, NaAC invites you to join them for their end of season bash showcasing artists of all abilities and featuring a performance by the NaAC Dance Ensemble.
Location:Confluence Plaza
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://evexperience.eventcalendarapp.com/u/16605/308348
Free Soccer Fridays.
> Friday Jun 7, 2024 at 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free Soccer Fridays invites kids to a free, unstructured, drop-in soccer opportunity. This is a chance for youth of all ages and abilities to play and enjoy the sport at Genesis Centre on the outdoor grass.
Location:Genesis Centre
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryminorsoccer.com
Michaels Kids’ Club: Summer Painted Rocks.
> Saturday Jun 8, 2024 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Get ready for summer by painting rocks.
Location:Participating Michaels locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://canada.michaels.com
Home Depot Kids’ Workshop: Build a Grill Gift Card Box.
> Saturday Jun 8, 2024 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, Home Depot has a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own Grill Gift Card Box.
Location:Participating Home Depot stores
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://homedepot.ca
Calgary Stampede Community Round Up.
> Saturday Jun 8, 2024 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join us in kicking off this year’s Stampede celebrations with a FREE pancake breakfast, FREE parking and FREE family fun on Saturday, June 8 at Stampede Park from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., with pancakes from 9 a.m. to noon, or while supplies last. This year, to help celebrate the grand opening of the BMO Centre expansion, we also invite guests to join us for an exclusive walk-through of Western Canada’s largest convention centre! We’ll bring the pancakes and entertainment, you bring your family, friends and smiles!
Location:Stampede Park, 1410 Stampede Trail SE, Calgary
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours, Youth Activities
Link:https://www.calgarystampede.com/community-roundup
GlobalFest OneWorld Picnic.
> Sunday Jun 9, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come down to Hotchkiss Gardens to witness a sneak peak of GlobalFest through the mini OneWorld Festival. Check out the gathering of various cultural pavilions on site and experience demonstrations, displays and vendors. Then, grab a bite from the food trucks on site and enjoy your lunch while viewing our fantastic performance groups from many different cultures.
Location:Hotchkiss Gardens
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://globalfest.ca/events/
Free Soccer Fridays.
> Friday Jun 14, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Free Soccer Fridays invites kids to a free unstructured, drop-in soccer opportunity. This is a chance for youth of all ages and abilities to play and enjoy the sport.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryminorsoccer.com
Neighbour Day Celebrations.
> Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Calgary’s Culture + Entertainment District will join the line up of block parties and community events taking place city-wide this Neighbour Day, while showcasing the unique blend of character, charm, and energy abuzz in the district. Celebrate community connection and take part in an assortment of free, family-friendly activities hosted at Pixel Park.
Location:Pixel Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.cedistrict.com/pixel-park
The Secret Path with Mike Downie.
> Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mike and Gord Downie were greatly impacted by Chanie Wenjack’s story, an Anishinaabe boy who ran away from his residential school. They vowed to share his story with the world. Join Mike Downie at Central Library as he explores this dark chapter of residential schools and shares the importance of reconciliation.
Location:Central Library & Virtual
Category:Free Events, Parent's Night Out, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/programs/national-indigenous-history-month-the-secret-path-with-mike-downie/
Okotoks Parade and Children’s Festival.
> Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Bands, floats, dancers, horses and fire trucks are all part of the proceedings that wind throughout downtown. The Children's Festival is always a hit with families and includes live entertainment and activities.
Location:Downtown Okotoks
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://okotoks.ca
Neighbour Day.
Everyday from Jun 15, 2024 - May 27, 2024 at 10:00 am - 6:00 am
Neighbour Day is Calgary's celebration of community connection. Celebrate at your nearby Library location, with special programming at several locations with an Indigenous Placemaking installation – Seton, Shawnessy, Umbach, Crowfoot, and Saddletowne libraries. Gather for Elder Storytime and enjoy Indigenous refreshments and performances by Indigenous artists.
Location:Calgary Public Library
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/events/
All Sport One Day.
> Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
All Sport One Day is a free event for youth to discover sport! Taking place at 12 multisport hubs across Calgary, we partner with community sport organizations and facilities to provide thousands of opportunities for youth ages six to 17 to try a new sport!
Location:MNP Community & Sport Centre, Trico Centre for Family Wellness, Citadel Community Association, Genesis Centre & Saddletowne YMCA, Marlborough Park Community Association, Glenmore Athletic Park, Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton, Southland Leisure Centre, VIVO for Healthier Generations, University of Calgary, Winsport, Westside Rec Centre
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://allsportoneday.ca
Inn from the Cold Traditional Powwow.
> Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join Inn from the Cold for a Traditional Powwow to Celebrate Neighbour Day. If you’ve never experienced the sounds and colors of the Traditional Powwow, this is your chance.
Location:611 4 Street S.W. (Harley Hotchkiss Garden, Downtown Calgary)
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Oakridge Run & Neighbour Day Celebration.
> Saturday Jun 15, 2024 at 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Oakridge Run is a community-driven event promoting health and wellness for all ages. This family-friendly event offers a variety of distances to choose from, including a 3K, 6K, and 10K, as well as a free 1K run for kids. The event takes place at the Oakridge Community Association, with routes winding through scenic Oakridge pathways and the Rotary/Mattamy Greenway. Enjoy live music and activities while supporting local greenspace enhancement efforts. It's a great way to celebrate the Neighbour Day!
Location:Greenspace near the Oakridge Community Association; 9504 Oakfield Drive SW, Calgary, AB, T2V 0L1
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://oakridgecommunity.ca/run/
Easy Days Pop-Up Market.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
If bustling springtime markets filled with some of Calgary’s best designers, artists, clothing curators, musicians and more are your thing, check out the Easy Days Pop-Up Market at RiverWalk Plaza.
Location:RiverWalk Plaza
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://evexperience.eventcalendarapp.com/u/16605/298750?repeatId=r215462
Free Family Concerts in the Park.
> Monday Jun 17, 2024 at 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Join Sylvia Chave (Singing with Sylvia) for her Stay-Cation Tour, across Calgary. Five 30-minute shows for kids up to age eight. Bring your blankies, snacks and smiles and be prepared to wiggle and giggle rain or shine.
Location:Willow Ridge Community Association
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.SingingwithSylvia.com
Free Family Concerts in the Park.
> Tuesday Jun 18, 2024 at 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Join Sylvia Chave (Singing with Sylvia) for her Stay-Cation Tour, across Calgary. Five 30-minute shows for kids up to age eight. Bring your blankies, snacks and smiles and be prepared to wiggle and giggle rain or shine.
Location:Temple Community Association
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.SingingwithSylvia.com
Free Soccer Fridays.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Free Soccer Fridays invites kids to a free unstructured, drop-in soccer opportunity. This is a chance for youth of all ages and abilities to play and enjoy the sport.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryminorsoccer.com
Okotoks BuskerFest.
> Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Musicians, actors, magicians, jugglers, street performers, dancers, b-boys, singers and entertainers of all ages and acts will spread out on McRae and North Railway Streets for this fun street festival. It’s all free - if you like what you hear, show your appreciation for the performances with a loonie, toonie, or fiver - and don’t forget the applause.
Location:McRae and North Railway Streets
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://okotoks.ca
Parkland Summerfest.
> Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A community festival bringing people together for a fun and memorable day in Parkland’s beautiful Park 96.
Location:Park 96
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://parklandsummerfest.com
GlobalFest OneWorld Picnic.
> Sunday Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come down to Hotchkiss Gardens to witness a sneak peak of GlobalFest through the mini OneWorld Festival. Check out the gathering of various cultural pavilions on site and experience demonstrations, displays and vendors. Then, grab a bite from the food trucks on site and enjoy your lunch while viewing our fantastic performance groups from many different cultures.
Location:Hotchkiss Gardens
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://globalfest.ca/events/
Free Family Concerts in the Park.
> Monday Jun 24, 2024 at 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Join Sylvia Chave (Singing with Sylvia) for her Stay-Cation Tour, across Calgary. Five 30-minute shows for kids up to age eight. Bring your blankies, snacks and smiles and be prepared to wiggle and giggle rain or shine.
Location:St. Andrews Heights Association
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.SingingwithSylvia.com
Jazz YYC Summer Festival.
Everyday from Jun 25, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This signature festival features both ticketed and free events along Calgary’s ‘Music Mile.’ With concerts, a club series, and the signature JazzWalk on the final Sunday of the festival, there is something for everyone.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jazzyyc.com
Kensington Night Market.
> Thursday Jun 27, 2024 at 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Entertainment, local vendors and so much more; shop the market then experience and enjoy Kensington.
Location:1209 Kensington Road NW Parking Lot
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://thedowntownmarkets.ca
GlobalFest OneWorld Picnic.
> Sunday Jul 21, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come down to Hotchkiss Gardens to witness a sneak peak of GlobalFest through the mini OneWorld Festival. Check out the gathering of various cultural pavilions on site and experience demonstrations, displays and vendors. Then, grab a bite from the food trucks on site and enjoy your lunch while viewing our fantastic performance groups from many different cultures.
Location:Hotchkiss Gardens
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://globalfest.ca/events/
Pet-A-Palooza.
Everyday from Jul 27, 2024 - Jul 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The West Coast’s largest outdoor pet festival has found its new home at Fort Calgary. Bring your pet to sample treats, food, accessories, toys and get hooked up with loads of free swag.
Location:Fort Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://petapaloozawest.com/calgary
BUMP Festival.
Everyday from Aug 3, 2024 - Aug 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
. The Beltline Urban Murals Project is Calgary’s street art festival. Since 2017, BUMP has added over 180 public art installations to Calgary. You can watch new murals go up in real time, attend artist talks, and vibe out to Graffiti Jams.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://yycbump.ca
Calgary Dragon Boat Festival.
Everyday from Aug 9, 2024 - Aug 11, 2024 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival is an exciting mix of dragon boat racing cultural celebrations featuring a main stage of entertainment beer garden, retail merchants, and food trucks. The Race & Festival strives to create an unforgettable experience while promoting teamwork and inspiration while respecting the land & water we play on.
Location:North Glenmore Park Road, N Glenmore Park Rd, Calgary, AB T3E, Canada
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgarydragonboatsociety.com/marketplace/

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