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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
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
Calgary Ukrainian Festival.
Everyday from Jun 1, 2024 - Jun 2, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Calgary Ukrainian Festival exists to provide to the citizens of Calgary an informative, educational and entertaining festival that celebrates all aspects of the unique and rich Ukrainian heritage at Acadia Recreation Complex.
Location:Acadia Recreation Complex
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryukrainianfestival.com
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
Michaels’ MakeBreak: Andy Warhol Inspired Pop Art.
> Sunday Jun 2, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Celebrate Pride Month with art inspired by Andy Warhol. Just buy the Canvas and the supplies to make the painting are provided by Michaels.
Location:Participating Michaels locations
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://canada.michaels.com
Run Bowness.
> Sunday Jun 2, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Don’t let the name fool you, you can run or walk in this community event. The race will begin at the Bowness Community Association and take participants through beautiful riverside views in Bowness Park and Baker Park. Support the Bowness Community Association and have fun jogging with friends and family. Following the race there will be a celebratory beer garden with live music in the Bowness Community Association greenspace.
Location:Bowness Community Association
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://runguides.com
World Partnership Walk in Calgary.
> Sunday Jun 2, 2024 at 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
The World Partnership Walk, Canada’s largest public movement dedicated to increasing awareness and raising funds to fight global poverty, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this spring. You are invited to sign up for the campaign and join us in person at Prince’s Island Park.
Location:Prince’s Island Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://worldpartnershipwalk.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
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
Jubilations Dinner Theatre Presents: Friends: The One with Ace Ventura.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Jun 8, 2024 - Aug 10, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Featuring uproarious laughter and the greatest hits of the “Friends” era, performed by some of Canada’s best singers.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://jubilations.ca
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/
Birding on St Patrick's Island.
> Sunday Jun 9, 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.
Cost:$5.00
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=r211807
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
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/
Heritage Park Children’s Festival.
Everyday from Jun 15, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Step into a world of wonder at Heritage Park’s Children’s Festival, a day filled with endless fun for the little ones. Let their imaginations run wild with a kids-only market, face painting, live music, puppet theatre, play areas, lots of sweet treats, crafts, family games and much more. Don’t miss this magical event where kids can explore, learn and play in the wide-open spaces of Heritage Park.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
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
Father’s Day Brunch at Heritage Park.
> Sunday Jun 16, 2024 at 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dear old dad. He’s coaching a sports team, fixing things around the house, or acting as your own personal Uber driver. Show dad how much you love him with Calgary’s best brunch buffet and a visit to one of the world’s largest public collections of vintage vehicles in Gasoline Alley Museum. Learn more at heritagepark.ca.
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.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
Goat Yoga at Granary Road.
> Sunday Jun 30, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Join Granary Road and their friendly pygmy goats for a one-of-a-kind experience for all ages and abilities. The goats will get up close and personal while you flow through different yoga poses guaranteed to bring out laughs and fun for all.
Location:Granary Road
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://granaryroad.com
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
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
Goat Yoga at Granary Road.
> Sunday Jul 21, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Join Granary Road and their friendly pygmy goats for a one-of-a-kind experience for all ages and abilities. The goats will get up close and personal while you flow through different yoga poses guaranteed to bring out laughs and fun for all.
Location:Granary Road
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://granaryroad.com
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
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
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

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