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Friday, September 30th, 2022

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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/
Stage West Dinner Theatre Presents: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
Everyday from Apr 19, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
From the chart-topping hits she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, trailblazing success with Tapestry, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical takes you back to where it all began — and takes you on the ride of a lifetime.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
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
Cannonball! A Festival of Youth Theatre.
Everyday from May 17, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Calgary Young People’s Theatre has seven youth-led shows in the Cannonball! Festival, as well as two staged readings at at West Village Theatre. You heard that right – every show is directed, written, designed, stage managed, produced, and performed by youth age ten to 19.
Location:West Village Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:http://cypt.ca
The Shakespeare Company Presents: Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Everyday from May 17, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Directed by Ron Jenkins, this whimsical and enchanting comedy takes you on a wild journey through a magical forest. Filled with mischievous fairies, bumbling actors, and star-crossed lovers, this piece weaves together love, mistaken identities, and hilarious misunderstandings.
Location:Vertigo Studio Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://shakespearecompany.com
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/
Illia Ovcharenko performs Tchaikovsky. .
Everyday from May 31, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Encounter the impressive brilliance of Ukrainian pianist Illia Ovcharenko, winner of the 2022 Honens International Piano Competition, as he performs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s grand Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Calgary Phil at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
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
Market Collective Sweet Sixteen.
> Friday Jun 7, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market Collective is celebrating 16 years with a debut at its new partner venue, Contemporary Calgary. Check out new artists, enjoy the food trucks, hear live music, and more.
Location:Contemporary Calgary
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun
Link:http://marketcollective.ca
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
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
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
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
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
Rosebud Theatre Presents: Little Women.
Everyday from Jun 7, 2024 - Aug 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Louisa May Alcott’s timeless, captivating story of the March family is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache and hope. Jo March weaves the story of her and her sisters, Meg, Beth and Amy, and their adventures growing up in the wake of America’s Civil War.
Location:Rosebud Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://rosebudtheatre.com
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
Daddy's Home - Film Screening.
> Friday Jun 14, 2024 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Looking for a Father's Day gift? Give Dad an early present by catching a movie at the Burnswest Theatre! For just $12 per person, enjoy a small popcorn, after-hours museum admission, and a night out in our cozy vintage theatre! Daddy’s Home (PG-13) - Friday, June 14 @ 6:30 pm: Brad Whitaker is a radio host trying to get his stepchildren to love him and call him Dad. But his plans turn upside down when their biological father, Dusty Mayron, returns. Get tickets and showtimes at http://theconfluence.ca/movies
Cost:$12.00
Location:The Confluence Historic Site & Parkland750 9 Ave SECalgary, ABT2G 5E1
Category:Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://www.theconfluence.ca/movies
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
Market Collective Sweet Sixteen.
Everyday from Jun 14, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Market Collective is celebrating 16 years with a debut at its new partner venue, Contemporary Calgary. Check out new artists, enjoy the food trucks, hear live music, and more.
Location:Contemporary Calgary
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun
Link:http://marketcollective.ca
Sled Island.
Everyday from Jun 19, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Sled Island's thoughtful, eclectic programming and independent spirit have produced a one-of-a-kind festival experience. Each June, the five-day music and arts festival brings together a community of music, comedy, film and art as well as over 40,000 attendees across multiple venues, earning rave reviews from attendees, artists and media across the globe.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://sledisland.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
"Songs for Summer Solstice" - An Evening of A Cappella Music with ONCUE!.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Celebrate the end of the season with a spectacular evening of a cappella music featuring ONCUE, the professional ensemble from the Youth Singers of Calgary. Enjoy an evening of smooth harmonies and creative arrangements that will captivate audiences of all ages. With a diverse repertoire spanning various genres, ONCUE's award-winning performances are not to be missed!
Cost:$15.00
Location:Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall (Rozsa Centre), 206 University Court NW
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:https://theatre-tickets.ucalgary.ca/?tx=77201
Marda Loop Night Market.
> Friday Jun 21, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Participating vendors offer everything from food products to crafts and accessories. There will also be live music and food trucks on-site.
Location:34th Avenue S.W. between 18th Street and 19th Street
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://mardaloopnightmarket.ca/
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
Calgary Night Market.
> Friday Jun 28, 2024 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Located in the heart of Bridgeland, the Calgary Night Market offers a diverse selection of food, a wide variety of handmade goods and a spectacular city view.
Location:917 Centre Ave. N.E
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgarynightmkt.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
Stage West Dinner Theatre Presents: A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline.
Everyday from Jun 28, 2024 - Sep 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Patsy was never shy about self-promotion and impressed everyone the moment they heard her. Featuring all her biggest hits from Walkin’ After Midnight, I Fall to Pieces, Crazy (written by Willie Nelson), She’s Got You, Leavin’ on Your Mind, Sweet Dreams, Faded Love, and all the way to her last single release of A Closer Walk with Thee.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
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
Marda Loop Night Market.
> Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Participating vendors offer everything from food products to crafts and accessories. There will also be live music and food trucks on-site.
Location:34th Avenue S.W. between 18th Street and 19th Street
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://mardaloopnightmarket.ca/
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 Folk Music Festival.
Everyday from Jul 25, 2024 - Jul 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
An unforgettable weekend of ground-breaking icons, upstart songwriters, and instrumentalists — that Folk Fest feeling is like none other at Prince’s Island Park.
Location:Prince’s Island Park
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgaryfolkfest.com
Calgary Night Market.
> Friday Jul 26, 2024 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Located in the heart of Bridgeland, the Calgary Night Market offers a diverse selection of food, a wide variety of handmade goods and a spectacular city view.
Location:917 Centre Ave. N.E
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgarynightmkt.com
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
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/
Marda Loop Night Market.
> Friday Aug 30, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Participating vendors offer everything from food products to crafts and accessories. There will also be live music and food trucks on-site.
Location:34th Avenue S.W. between 18th Street and 19th Street
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://mardaloopnightmarket.ca/
Calgary Night Market.
> Friday Aug 30, 2024 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Located in the heart of Bridgeland, the Calgary Night Market offers a diverse selection of food, a wide variety of handmade goods and a spectacular city view.
Location:917 Centre Ave. N.E
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgarynightmkt.com

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