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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/
Violins of Hope exhibition at Studio Bell.
Everyday from May 3, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Violins of Hope is a poignant collection of string instruments dating from before and during the Holocaust. These meticulously restored instruments once belonged to Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Today these instruments stand as enduring symbols, serving to educate and memorialize those affected by one of history’s darkest chapters through concerts, exhibitions, and other commemorative projects. darkest moments.
Location:Studio Bell Music Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://www.studiobell.ca
Inglewood Night Market 2024.
Every Friday, May 10, 2024 - Sep 13, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Inglewood Night Market is a modern market with locally sourced and handmade vendors selling diverse goods; from handmade crafts to vintage clothing, antiques and collectibles, artisan eats and more.
Location:Inglewood
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://inglewoodnightmarket.ca
Royal Canadian International Circus.
Everyday from May 24, 2024 - Jun 2, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Prepare for a spellbinding journey filled with a diverse array of thrilling acts, a visual feast of high production value; and an interactive extravaganza that promises an unforgettable experience for all. Join us under the big top at CrossIron Mills Mall for a circus adventure like no other in 2024!
Location:CrossIron Mills Mall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://royalcanadiancircus.ca
LitCon Returns to Calgary Public Library.
Everyday from May 27, 2024 - May 31, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The literary arts festival is for classrooms from kindergarten to Grade 9 and encourages creativity, social connections, and skill development. Schools in the Calgary area can register for virtual sessions to learn more about literary arts while individual students can get inspired during in-person programs at select Library locations.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/litcon/
Spruce Meadows Continental.
Everyday from Jun 6, 2024 - Jun 9, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Check out some incredible horsemanship at Spruce Meadows. This premier equestrian facility is conveniently located just at the southern edge of the city and hosts several top-tier show jumping tournaments throughout the year.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
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
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
Something Rotten.
Everyday from Jun 7, 2024 - Jun 22, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Front Row Centre Players proudly presents Something Rotten at the Beddington Theatre Arts Centre.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://frontrowcentre.ca
yyseek.
Everyday from Jun 7, 2024 - Jun 9, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This 48-hour scavenger hunt through central Calgary will be an opportunity for you to bond with your team, learn about the city, flex your problem-solving, and maybe even win the yyseek trophy. Learn more at yyseek.ca.
Location:Central Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://yyseek.ca
Crossfield Pete Knight Days.
Everyday from Jun 7, 2024 - Jun 8, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Head to Crossfield, just north of Calgary, for Pete Knight Days. With a parade, a rodeo, live music, and some family fun, it’s a great start to summer.
Location:Crossfield
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://infopeteknightdays.wixsite.com
Calgary CanGems Gem & Mineral Show.
Everyday from Jun 7, 2024 - Jun 9, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
If you love everything rock, gem, mineral, and handmade join CanGems at the Festival Tent at Winsport.
Location:Winsport
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cangems.ca
Spruce Meadows National.
Everyday from Jun 12, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The best athletes from the world's top show jumping nations compete for top prize money and international acclaim during the Spruce Meadows National.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
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
La Fille Mal Gardée.
Everyday from Jun 14, 2024 - Jun 15, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Experience the charm and hilarity of 'La Fille Mal Gardée'! Follow the delightful tale of Lise, a spirited young peasant girl, determined to marry her true love, Colas, despite her mother's plans to wed her to the bumbling Alain. Filled with comedic antics, lively dances, and heartwarming romance, this beloved ballet is a celebration of love, laughter, and the triumph of true affection over societal expectations.
Cost:$25.00
Location:Martha Cohen Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://www.jcbs.ca
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
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
Spruce Meadows Pan-American.
Everyday from Jun 26, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Top sport and top riders return to Spruce Meadows for the 'Pan American', presented by Rolex.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
Birding on St Patrick's Island.
> Friday Jun 28, 2024 at 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Back for another season, join Nature Calgary for a bird walk on St. Patrick's Island and observe the incredible variety of birds and wildlife found in their natural habitat. Your knowledgeable guide will share fascinating insights about the wildlife you encounter, making this a great educational opportunity for nature enthusiasts of all ages. All walks start and end at EVHQ, located directly north of 656 Confluence Way SE on the RiverWalk pathway.
Location:Directly north of 656 Confluence Way SE on the RiverWalk pathway
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://evexperience.eventcalendarapp.com/u/16605/296962?repeatId=r21180
Ultimate Summer Challenge.
Everyday from Jul 1, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join the Ultimate Summer Challenge, Calgary Public Library’s largest program for readers and learners of all ages! The challenge is simple: read every day this summer. With free access to books and resources at the Library, it is something all Calgarians can participate in. Plus, you’ll be eligible for incredible grand prizes, including KiwiCrate subscriptions, iPads and more.
Location:Online
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/library-news/celebrate-summer-with-the-ultimate-summer-challenge/
Spruce Meadows North American.
Everyday from Jul 3, 2024 - Jul 7, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The 'North American' tournament, where top athletes from across the continent gather to showcase their skills.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
Calgary Stampede.
Everyday from Jul 5, 2024 - Jul 14, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Yahoo! Don’t miss bringing your family to the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. Visit calgarystampede.com to find out what exciting family friendly events are going on and when.
Location:Stampede Grounds
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgarystampede.com
Calaway Comic Fest for Kids.
Everyday from Jul 12, 2024 - Jul 14, 2024 at 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dress up in your best family friendly costume and be transported to the Calaway Comic Fest for Kids zone. With character meet and greets plus special activities each day, a whole new experience is waiting for you! Special Guests Global Pet Foods’ SuperDogs will be performing their 15-minute Pawvenger show with your chance to meet these super pups after the show.
Location:Calaway Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://calawaypark.com
2024 Shady Grove Bluegrass Music Festival.
Everyday from Jul 12, 2024 - Jul 14, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
One of Canada’s largest bluegrass music festivals. It has been running annually for about 30 years and continues to deliver on top-notch entertainment and an unrivalled community for jamming in Sundre.
Location:Sundre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://foothillsbluegrass.com
Fiestaval Latin Festival.
Everyday from Jul 19, 2024 - Jul 20, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Enjoy the three hottest days of the summer with over 30 authentic food vendors, hundreds of national and international performers, artisan market, kids area, beer gardens and lots of fun at Olympic Plaza.
Location:Olympic Plaza
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:http://fiestaval.ca
Calgary International Blues Festival.
Everyday from Jul 29, 2024 - Aug 4, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A full week of blues workshops, concerts and special events culminates in four days and nights of non-stop music, followed by the Twilight Blues dance parties. Bring your family down to Shaw Millennium Park to enjoy world-class music, a colorful arts market, delicious cuisine by local food trucks, cool beverages and souvenirs.
Location:Shaw Millennium Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgarybluesfest.com
Taste of Calgary.
Everyday from Aug 1, 2024 - Aug 5, 2024 at 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
The city's most appetizing festival, giving visitors the chance to sample food, beverages, music and other cool things. Discover Calgary's global cuisines from a mix of unique restaurants and beverage companies. Plus get a taste of Calgary's great musicians.
Location:311 8 Street SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://tasteofcalgary.com
Calgary Fringe Festival.
Everyday from Aug 2, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The festival features local, national, and international productions for a total of over 100 performances over nine days. This year's event will be a hybrid festival experience between live in-person performances and digital offerings. Learn more at calgaryfringe.ca.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgaryfringe.ca

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