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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/
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
Bugs & Bytes Summer Science at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Jun 12, 2024 - Sep 2, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
From ants to algorithms, Spark is buggin’ out with science this summer! TELUS Spark is buzzing with excitement as the science centre kicks off an epic summer of Bugs & Bytes! Guests are in for a summer full of exploring the secrets of both the digital and natural worlds while getting curious about science.
Location:TELUS Spark
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sparkscience.ca
Immersive Disney Animation at the BMO Centre.
Everyday from Jun 12, 2024 - Aug 18, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Experience iconic Disney songs like never before. Custom-designed features will take your Disney experience to the next level. Become part of the stories you love at Immersive Disney Animation!
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://disneyimmersive.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
Cineplex Family Favourites: Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse.
> Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Visit participating Cineplex theatres near you and watch a favorite family film each week for only $3.99.
Location:Participating Cineplex locations
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cineplex.com
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
John Paul George & 30 Ringos.
> Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Part recital, part full-blown pop concert; 30 drum students will take their turn at being Ringo for the day as they come together with the excellent “All you Need is love” Beatles Tribute band (minus their regular Ringo of course!)
Cost:$15.00
Location:Cochrane Alliance Church
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.cochranedrumtutor.ca/drumrecitals
Michael’s Kids’ Club: Pom-Pom Butterfly Wreaths.
> Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Michaels Kids’ Club invites your kids (ages three and older) to create a free craft on Saturday mornings.
Location:Participating Michaels locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://canada.michaels.com
Brick Fest Live.
Everyday from Jun 22, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Do you love building? Check out Brick Fest Live at the BMO Centre with hands-on activities, a giant brick pit, races, and life-sized brick models.
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://brickfestlive.com
Aboriginal Awareness Week Family Day Festival and Powwow.
> Saturday Jun 22, 2024 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Come down to Enmax Park on the Calgary Stampede Grounds for Indigenous arts and crafts, a pancake breakfast, traditional powwow, children’s corner, exhibitions, and more.
Location:Enmax Park on the Calgary Stampede Grounds
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://aawc.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 27, 2024 - Jun 30, 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
Airdrie Pro Rodeo.
Everyday from Jun 28, 2024 - Jul 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The rodeo includes a pro and novice rodeo, cabaret and children's activities. It attracts over 10,000 visitors, volunteers, and athletes each year.
Location:Airdrie Rodeo Grounds
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://airdrieprorodeo.com
High River Medieval Faire & Tournament.
> Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Enjoy Canada Day weekend with a twist. Take a step back in time and enjoy a medieval Faire and tournament with real knights at the High River Agricultural Society.
Location:High River Agricultural Society
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Calgary Night Markets at Heritage Park.
Every Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 - Sep 14, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Shop for a wide variety of artisan products made by local vendors every week in the Park’s front plaza. From one-of-a-kind jewelry to mouthwatering treats, and a whole lot more, there’s a diverse array of discoveries waiting for you.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Ties and Tiaras Ball.
> Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for an enchanting evening at the Tiaras and Ties Ball on June 29th, 2024, at Willow Ridge Community Association. Families are invited to dance the night away amidst princess-themed decor, enjoy snacks and soft drinks, capture memories in our photo booth, and meet their favourite princesses. With music, crafts and games, it's a magical celebration not to be missed.
Cost:$20.00
Location:Willow Ridge Community Association680 Acadia Dr SE, Calgary, AB
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ties-and-tiaras-ball-tickets-853015922587
Calgary Stampeders – Family Day.
> Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Bring everybody down early to enjoy the free pre-game family tailgate bash at the Gridiron Gardens, featuring a whirlwind of excitement including interactive inflatables, face painting, games, giveaways, music, delicious treats, and much more.
Location:McMahon Stadium
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://stampeders.com
The Market at cSPACE Marda Loop.
> Saturday Jun 29, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A vibrant fusion of arts, culture, and culinary delights! Join us for an unforgettable experience celebrating local talent and flavors.
Location:cSPACE Marda Loop
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cspacemardaloop.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
Granary Road After Hours .
Every Friday, Saturday, Jul 5, 2024 - Jul 27, 2024 at 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Every Friday and Saturday in July, join us at Granary Road for extended fun until 9pm! Enjoy an evening of Yester Year Mini Golf, exploring the Park, visiting our Farm Petting Zoo, indulging in delicious Ice Cream, and savoring authentic Mexican food by El Gringo Loco YYC. It’s the perfect way to spend your summer evenings with family and friends. See you there!
Cost:$22.95
Location:Granary Road, 226066 112 Street West, Foothills County, T1S 5S5
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://www.granaryroad.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
Music in the Park.
Everyday from Jul 6, 2024 - Jul 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Calgary Wind Symphony is pleased to be returning to Riley Park this summer to bring music to the community in one of our favorite outdoor settings. Bring the whole family and enjoy music in the park! .
Location:Riley Park
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgarywindsymphony.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
The Market at cSPACE Marda Loop.
> Saturday Jul 13, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A vibrant fusion of arts, culture, and culinary delights! Join us for an unforgettable experience celebrating local talent and flavors.
Location:cSPACE Marda Loop
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cspacemardaloop.com
Showdown at Heritage Park: A Wild West Adventure.
Everyday from Jul 19, 2024 - Jul 21, 2024 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This family-friendly evening kicks off with a cowboy buffet and side-splitting western entertainment. After dinner, step outside as a spectacular wild west gunfight erupts on Main Street
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca/showdown-at-heritage-park-a-wild-west-adventure/
YYC Ice Cream Fest.
Everyday from Jul 19, 2024 - Aug 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This summer, participating cafés, restaurants, and creameries compete for the coveted titles of YYC’s Best Scoop, Best Non-Dairy Scoop, and special Golden Scoop award. Calgarians can taste a spectacular lineup of chilled treats and determine the entry that bests them all!
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yycicecreamfest.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
Afro-Caribbean Food Festival.
Everyday from Jul 20, 2024 - Jul 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A celebration of the Caribbean, African and everything in between through food, music and culture.
Location:508 7 Ave SE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:http://acfoodfestival.com
Inglewood Sunfest.
> Saturday Jul 27, 2024 at 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
At Sunfest, there is an activity made for all ages. This could mean a jump in the bouncer, discovering a great new band, being wowed and amazed by world-class circus and comedy street shows, choosing a perfect summer patio or searching for a trendy fashion; there is no shortage of things happening in Inglewood.
Location:Inglewood
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:http://inglewoodsunfest.ca
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
Inglewood Sunfest.
> Saturday Jul 27, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
o At Sunfest, there is an activity made for all ages. This could mean a jump in the bouncer, discovering a great new band, being wowed and amazed by world-class circus and comedy street shows, choosing a perfect summer patio or searching for a trendy fashion; there is no shortage of things happening in Inglewood.
Location:Inglewood
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://inglewoodsunfest.ca
The Market at cSPACE Marda Loop.
> Saturday Jul 27, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A vibrant fusion of arts, culture, and culinary delights! Join us for an unforgettable experience celebrating local talent and flavors.
Location:cSPACE Marda Loop
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cspacemardaloop.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
Canmore Folk Music Festival.
Everyday from Aug 3, 2024 - Aug 5, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The longest running folk music festival in Alberta and one of its finest. Taking place over three days of the Heritage Day long weekend in August, the festival features 30 individual acts or performers, family friendly site, a free downtown concert on festival Friday evening, a kids’ area jammed with crafts, puppets, music, storytelling and a climbing wall.
Location:Centennial Park in Canmore
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://canmorefolkfestival.com
Calgary Japanese Festival .
Everyday from Aug 9, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Features traditional Japanese customs, music, dance, and martial arts demonstrations.
Location:Max Bell Centre
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgaryjca.com
Franco Festival Calgary.
Everyday from Aug 9, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Celebrate the diversity of the Francophonie with music, dance, a cultural village, children's area, and bistro.
Location:Olympic Plaza
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://francofestcalgary.com
Calgary Arab Festival.
Everyday from Aug 10, 2024 - Aug 11, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Travel through the Middle East in a day, enjoying the sights and tastes of the region at Shaw Millenium Park.
Location:Shaw Millenium Park
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgaryarabartssociety.ca
The Market at cSPACE Marda Loop.
> Saturday Aug 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A vibrant fusion of arts, culture, and culinary delights! Join us for an unforgettable experience celebrating local talent and flavors.
Location:cSPACE Marda Loop
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cspacemardaloop.com
Carifest Calgary .
Everyday from Aug 16, 2024 - Aug 18, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Carifest celebrates the fusion of the Caribbean’s varied cultural components into a vibrant, dynamic, ambiance that draws millions of visitors to the Caribbean region each year at Millenium Park.
Location:Millenium Park
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://carifestcalgary.com
Expo Latino.
Everyday from Aug 16, 2024 - Aug 18, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Celebrate Latin culture with live music, dance performances, and food at Prince's Island Park.
Location:Prince's Island Park
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://expolatino.com
Alberta Open Farm Days .
Everyday from Aug 17, 2024 - Aug 18, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
o Alberta Open Farms Days brings Albertans together through educational and experiential agricultural-based initiatives to learn about where your food comes from. Some of Alberta's most talented chefs will be hosting farm-to-table culinary events around the province using Alberta farm products.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Open House & Tours
Link:http://albertaopenfarmdays.ca
Chinatown Street Festival.
> Saturday Aug 17, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Features street performances, food stalls, and cultural exhibits celebrating Filipino culture.
Location:Chinatown
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
The Market at cSPACE Marda Loop.
> Saturday Aug 24, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A vibrant fusion of arts, culture, and culinary delights! Join us for an unforgettable experience celebrating local talent and flavors.
Location:cSPACE Marda Loop
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cspacemardaloop.com
Calgary Pride.
Everyday from Aug 31, 2024 - Sep 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
One of the most vibrant events in Calgary! From a parade to inspirational speakers, parties, and more, there will be tons of incredible things happening in celebration of the 2SLGBTQ+ community this summer.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgarypride.ca
The Market at cSPACE Marda Loop.
> Saturday Sep 14, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A vibrant fusion of arts, culture, and culinary delights! Join us for an unforgettable experience celebrating local talent and flavors.
Location:cSPACE Marda Loop
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cspacemardaloop.com
The Market at cSPACE Marda Loop.
> Saturday Sep 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A vibrant fusion of arts, culture, and culinary delights! Join us for an unforgettable experience celebrating local talent and flavors.
Location:cSPACE Marda Loop
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://cspacemardaloop.com

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