calgary Events

Saturday March 23rd, 2019

Hamlet: A Ghost Story

Mar 20 - Apr 13

Rediscover the spirit of Shakespeare’s most famous play, HAMLET, as the titular prince of Denmark seeks vengeance for the murder of his father at the hands of his Uncle Claudius. Prince Hamlet’s suspicious mind and haunted nights will hold deep resonance for audiences of Vertigo Theatre. This tale is a ghost story, detective story and… Full details 


Mar 22 - Mar 23

The PBR Canada Monster Energy tour showcases Canada’s top cowboys competing alongside some of the world’s best bull riders as they battle the rankest bucking bulls on the planet. It’s man VS. beast wrapped in the glitz and glamour that only the PBR can provide. Viewers from around the world will be able to watch… Full details 

The Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show 2019

Mar 23

The Calgary Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show returns to the BMO Centre on March 23rd and 24th. See it! Do it! Live it! As Western Canada’s largest showcase of outdoor gear & adventure travel, The Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show has over 200 exhibitors to help you plan your next adventure! Show Hours: Saturday, March… Full details 

CRTA Art Show and Sale

Mar 23

CRTA Art Show and Sale (Calgary Retired Teacher’s ). Saturday March, 23 10 AM to 4 PM at St. Peter’s Anglican Church 903-75 Ave., SW (Corner of Elbow Drive and 75 Ave., SW ). Come out for a day of art and some crafts too. Original art work in a variety of styles and mediums…. Full details 

Grape Escape

Mar 23

Grape Escape returns to the BMO Centre at Stampede Park on March 23. As one of Calgary’s favourite festivals, Grape Escape boasts over 152 booths and over 800 products to sample. It’s not just wine! Try local beer, spirits, cocktails and tasty food bites from brewpubs in Calgary. This is a 100% inclusive event, meaning… Full details 

Let There Be Rock

Mar 23

770 CHQR welcomes the first annual Let There Be Rock at the Big Four Roadhouse on March 23! Headlining the event will be Canadian rock music icons Tom Cochrane with Red Rider, Loverboy, and Chilliwack. Tom Cochrane’s album Mad Mad World, released more than 25 years ago, is still one of the top selling albums… Full details 

Kinky Boots

Mar 26

KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory… Full details 

Children’s Wish Charity Poker Tournament

Mar 28

The best Charity Poker Tournament in the city is set for March 28, 2019 at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino. Compete for a prize pool of $15,000, with first place prize of $10,000. Go #allinforwishes and help grant wishes for local children battling life threatening illnesses. To learn more and register, visit their website.  Full details 

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra: Mendelssohn’s Elijah

Mar 29 - Mar 30

Kick off the Easter Season with the Calgary Philharmonic! A first-class ensemble of vocal soloists, conductor Timothy Shantz and the Calgary Philharmonic Chorus perform Mendelssohn’s best-known oratorio, Elijah. Written in tribute to the styles of composers such as Bach and Handel, Elijah has long been a favourite with audiences, with its plaintive melodies, rousing choruses,… Full details 

Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Show

Mar 30

Under the artistic direction of Ballet Master, Mykola Kanevets, the Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company maintains a strong reputation as a successful and accomplished leader in Ukrainian dance the world over. Rich in intensity, energy and spirit, Cheremosh takes audiences on a colourful and exhilarating journey, thrilling them with intricate choreography, spectacular costumes and dynamic music…. Full details 

Calgary Adaptive Snowsports Movement Gala

Apr 4

CADS Calgary is a volunteer run, non-profit organization that works to make skiing and snowboarding accessible to all. Through the use of specialized equipment and teaching techniques, their volunteers provide personalized lessons to individuals of all ages and abilities. On April 4, 2019 CADS Calgary is hosting their second Movement Gala. Join CADS for an… Full details 

Abra Cadabra – Abba Tribute show

Apr 4

ABRA Cadabra has been touring the world for 15 years helping audiences of all ages and cultures celebrate the timeless and uplifting music of ABBA! This high–energy and captivating show keeps the music of ABBA alive. As fans of the music themselves, ABRA Cadabra prefers to not impersonate the original members of ABBA, but instead… Full details 

What’s up With Bugs

Apr 5 Other event Events

Explore Alberta’s wildlife and natural spaces on the first Friday of the month. Visit investigation stations in the Discovery Centre between 10am and 3pm to discover why bugs are the oldest wildlife species in Alberta. Join in a large group activity at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm or 2:30pm to creep and crawl with local insects. Activities… Full details 

Prairie Mountain Fiddlers

Apr 6

Back by popular demand! This will be a foot-stomping, toe-tapping afternoon full of good old-time fiddle music. The Prairie Mountain Fiddlers play for the people and for their love of music. It is all about good old-fashioned fun! Saturday, April 6, 2019 – 2:30 p.m. Admission $16 Full details 

Theatre Calgary: Billy Elliot The Musical

Apr 9 - May 12

This Tony Award-winning musical is an inspiring and moving tale about the importance of following your heart.Set in working-class England, young Billy dreams of trading in his boxing gloves for ballet slippers, but his widowed father cannot understand his passion. A celebration of Calgary’s local talent, this rendition of Billy Elliot The Musical will be… Full details 

The Celtic Tenors

Apr 12

This charismatic globetrotting trio are the most successful classical crossover act to emerge from Ireland, singing songs they love and not taking themselves too seriously. For The Celtic Tenors, it’s all about the music, the harmonies and the fun. The Celtic Tenors will perform songs such as Danny Boy, You Raise Me Up, Nessum Dorma… Full details 


Apr 14

March of Dimes Canada’s 6th annual OpportuniTEA Calgary 2019 High Tea will take place at The Westin Calgary on April 14, 2019. The event features actors from the top-rated North America soap opera, The Young and The restless, including host Kate Linder (Ester Valentine), Co-Host Christian LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin), Beth Maitland (Traci Abbott), and Bryton… Full details 

Vaisakhi Mela 2019 & CII EXPO 2019

Apr 20 - Apr 21

CANADA-INDIA INTERNATIONAL EXPO (CII EXPO) 2019, will be held in Calgary (AB). It is an extensive Expo on Trade and Export. CII EXPO will provide Canadian & Indian SMEs and small businesses from all over the world to explore and expand trade and businesses in Canada and North America. It is an incredible outlet to meet… Full details 

Vaisakhi Mela 2019 & CII EXPO 2019

Apr 20 - Apr 21

This year, We are organizing a unique event “Canada India International Expo & Vaisakhi mela from April 20-21, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. which shall take place at Genesis Community Wellness Centre NE, Calgary Canada. It would be an excellent opportunity for your company to interact with audiences and celebrate the joy of… Full details 

Under the Influence Festival – Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Apr 25 - May 5

Tchaikovsky. Frank Zappa. Tanya Tagaq. John Corigliano. In the CPO’s most boundary-pushing festival, we explore the powerful influences and inspirations behind these great artists. This raucous and unforgettable musical journey shines a light on the iconoclasts — genre-defying musicians and composers — whose creativity has led to profound artistic upheaval. BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE FROM… Full details 

Celebrating 25 Years of Turning Points

Apr 25

The Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter hosts the 25th annual Turning Points Fundraising Gala, on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 at the TELUS Convention Centre. Celebrating 25 Years of Turning Points will highlight the courageous individuals and families in our community striving to live free from family violence and abuse, as well as bring awareness to the… Full details 

Double Bill – DJD and La Otra Orilla

Apr 25 - May 12

DOUBLE BILL – DJD AND LA OTRA ORILLA APRIL 25 – MAY 12 MAGNETIKAE An Arctic flamenco tale by La Otra Orilla In this new offering, the iconoclastic duo assembles a visual environment, sound references and elegant, passionate colours, continuing a journey they began 10 years ago. A flamenco story on an ice floe—the senses… Full details 

Beacon Original Art Show & Sale

Apr 27

Annual Spring Art Show & Sale with over 25 artists in attendance showing painting, jewelry, glass, photography, ceramics, sculpture and textiles. Comfortably browse and shop for unique gifts for Mother’s Day, weddings, birthdays, graduations, special holidays, retirements or treat yourself with fine art! Join us in celebrating 10 years of bringing artists and art enthusiasts… Full details 

Calgary Police Half Marathon

Apr 28

Run with a Purpose. Register now for the 39th annual Calgary Police Half Marathon, 10km Run, 5km Run/Walk and 1km Rookies and Legends indoor fun run, April 28, 2019 at Mount Royal University. Proceeds form the event help support the Calgary Police Foundation and the six youth based programs it funds. These programs help keep… Full details 

Alberta Ballet – The Fiddle and The Drum

May 1 - May 4

Celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the world premiere of Joni Mitchell’s The Fiddle and the Drum, a storied collaboration that launched what has become Alberta Ballet’s hallmark concept—its signature portrait ballets. The fruit of an intense 2-year labour of love between famed Canadian singer-songwriter, Joni Mitchell, and Choreographer Jean Grand-Maître, witness what the songstress describes… Full details 

What’s up With Reptiles & Amphibians

May 3 Other event Events

Explore Alberta’s wildlife and natural spaces on the first Friday of the month. Visit investigation stations in the Discovery Centre between 10am and 3pm to find out for yourself if snakes, toads and salamanders are slimy! Join in a large group activity at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm or 2:30pm to discover why the warm spring weather… Full details 

Day Out With Thomas

May 4 - May 12

Day Out With Thomas provides an opportunity for kids to take a ride with their favourite tank engine, meet the railway controller, Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in the Imagination Station, enjoy face painting, musical entertainment and much more! Get ready for The Steam Team Tour at Heritage Park Historical Village in Calgary!  Tickets can… Full details 

The Hush Gala

May 4 - May 5

The Hush Gala is one of Calgary’s, best kept secrets! It’s trendy, yet secret venue ensures our guests will fully embrace the Roaring 20’s, prohibition atmosphere, where they can enjoy a champagne reception, time honoured chef created gourmet food stations, exciting entertainment and the opportunity to bid on fabulous live and silent auction items. Full details 

Horse Feathers & Sykamore – Stampede City Sessions

May 4

Stampede City Sessions welcomes Horse Feathers and Sykamore to the Webber Academy Performing Arts Centre in Calgary.  Sykamore (a Calgary based recording artist) will take the stage at 7:00 PM. Horse Feathers takes the stage at 8:30 PM. Horse Feathers feels like a secret you don’t really want to share. Over twelve years and five… Full details 

Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge

May 5

This year marks the 5th Annual Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge in support of Wellspring Calgary.  Event proceeds support firefighters and citizens in our community who are fighting cancer. Wellspring Calgary is pleased to announce Wellspring will gift a portion of proceeds to the Firefighters Assistance Charitable Society (FACS). Full time, volunteer and retired firefighters from across North America… Full details 

Splash of Red Cirque Gala

May 11

Join HIV Community Link for an unforgettable evening for the 7th annual Splash of Red Cirque Gala on May 11, 2019! The Fairmont Palliser will be the setting for an evening of Circus excitement complemented by live music, art, drag performances, amazing entertainment by BassBus along with live and silent auction featuring one of a… Full details 

The Royal Foundry – Stampede City Sessions

May 18

The Royal Foundry performs at the Webber Academy as part of the Stampede City Sessions Live Music Broadcast Series. The Royal Foundry make the kind of up tempo folk pop that comes from harmonious alignment. It makes sense, then, that band members Bethany and Jared Salte are married. As the duo write music inspired by… Full details 

The Lady Ball

May 23

Pick up your tickets for The Lady Ball 2019 on May 23 at the Decidedly Jazz Dance Centre in support of Ovarian Cancer Canada. Ovarian cancer is the most fatal women’s cancer. Symptoms are usually confused with those of other diseases, and there is no screening test. 1 out of every 2 women diagnosed will… Full details 

Charlotte’s Web by Nose Creek Players

May 23

The Children’s Literature Association named Charlotte’s Web “the best American children’s book of the past two hundred years.” Joseph Robinette, working with the advice of E.B. White, has created a play that captures the magic of this timeless tale. Nose Creek Players is proud to present Charlotte’s Web, a beautifully crafted story about the power… Full details 

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