calgary Events

Saturday July 21st, 2018

Parks Day & Creekfest

Jul 21

Parks Day & Creekfest is an important component of the Friends’ Watershed Stewardship program, designed to raise awareness about protecting our local waterways. Join us for this amazing free summertime festival in Fish Creek Provincial Park to celebrate this province’s breathtaking parks and protected areas, and learn about environmental conservation. Juno-award winning Peter Puffin’s Whale… Full details 

Calgary Stampeders Alumni Charity Golf Tournament

Jul 23

The Calgary Stampeder Alumni Association was established to foster friendships, camaraderie and networking among CFL peers. With a mission to promote the game of football, led by example and inspire today’s youth through positive role models, involving former Stampeder players in hands-on community service by raising funds for charities that are dedicated to improving the… Full details 

Fish Creek Engineered Wetlands Minibus Tour

Jul 25

Take a 2-hour spin on the open air electric minibus through the heart of Fish Creek Provincial Park! Learn about the park’s engineered wetlands which were constructed as a way of minimizing the level of pollutants running into the creek and have benefited both vegetation and wildlife in the park. Tour Guide Wayne Meikle worked… Full details 

Calgary Folk Music Festival

Jul 26 - Jul 29

July 26 – 29, 2018 at Prince’s Island Park, get ready to look sharp at the 39th annual Calgary Folk Music Festival. Uncover many sonic layers with your favourite – and soon to be favourite – original, groundbreaking icons and upstart songwriters and instrumentalists. 71 artists from 13 countries, 7 Canadian provinces and 8 indigenous… Full details 

Fantasy Faire in Kensington

Jul 29

Calling all witches, wizards, fairies and halflings! We are excited to announce Kensington’s Fantasy Faire on Sunday July 29, 2018 from 11 a.m – 5 p.m. This is an evolution of the previously branded Spend a Day in Kensington’s Diagon Alley. Expect the same wizarding wonders, but this year no magic is off limits. A… Full details 

Teen summer camp at YSC

Jul 30 - Aug 3

Looking for something to do over the summer? Need to get out of the house and socialize while avoiding a summer job? Come hang out with the Youth Singers of Calgary for a week. Our teen (ages 12-15) one-week summer “camp” runs July 30th-Aug 3nd. Learn how to beatbox! Work on your song writing skills… Full details 

Calgary International Bluesfest 2018

Jul 30 - Aug 5

The Calgary International Bluesfest “Smokin’ Blues in the Heart of the City” swings into Calgary July 30 – August 5, with August 2 – August 5 at Shaw Millennium Park. The 14th Annual Calgary Bluesfest features a full week of the best in Blues that culminates in 4 days & nights of non-stop music on… Full details 

Calgary Stampeders vs. BC Lions

Aug 4

Join the Stamps on Saturday, August 4 at 7 p.m. as they celebrate the history of Stampeders football and honour Stampeders alumni at the Legacy Night game, presented by First Calgary Financial. The Stamps will host the BC Lions at McMahon Stadium and fans are encouraged to wear their retro Stamps gear and old-school jerseys… Full details 

Alien Invasion Walking Tour

Aug 9

Alien Invasion: Native and Invasive Plants in Fish Creek Provincial Park. Tour led by Drew McKibben, Friends of Fish Creek Tour Guide. Learn about the importance of native plants, how their existence is threatened by the continued spread of invasive plants, how this has come to be and what we can do about it. Drew… Full details 

9th. Annual Art in the Garden

Aug 11 - Aug 12

The Ninth Annual Art in the Garden is on Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 10 AM – 4 PM at 3443 Kerry Park Rd., SW. Artists in attendance will be Rosemary Bennett, Fran Sayles, Linda Lalonde, and Shelagh Tranter. Gloria Chow will be the guest artist on Saturday only. Framed and… Full details 

Rockin’ Horse Music Festival

Aug 11 Music event Music

DOC WALKER The Windups Greg Arcade & The Coyotes Aaron Starr Band The Honeysliders Blonde Goth Emma Peterson Band The Offsets Julie Ferguson Band Rockin’ Horse Music Festival is a one day music festival featuring a mix of country and rock music and is happening August 11, 2018 in Morris, Manitoba. One low price puts… Full details 

Rally 4 Hospice

Aug 11

Calling all car enthusiasts! Join us on an adventure through the scenic Alberta foothills. Collector and specialty car owners are invited to take part in a series of challenges and compete in the the first-ever Rally 4 Hospice. Full details 

Rally 4 Hospice

Aug 11

Calling all car enthusiasts! Join us on an adventure through the scenic Alberta foothills. Collector and specialty car owners are invited to take part in a series of challenges and compete in the the first-ever Rally 4 Hospice. Full details 

10 Years of Caring Gala

Aug 11

Join us August 11 as we crown our Rally 4 Hospice winners and celebrate 10 years of caring at the Foothills Country Hospice Society. Guests will enjoy an incredible evening of philanthropy complete with an elegant strolling dinner, entertainment and live auction by Danny Hooper Productions. Full details 

Powered by Breathing Run/Walk 2018

Aug 12

We are the Powered by Breathing Fun Run/Walk planning committee, and we would like to invite you to our event hosted by the Alberta Breathe Lung Association this summer August 12, 2018 at Bowness Park. We are hoping to raise money for the Breathe Lung Association, an organisation dedicated to helping the many Canadians impacted… Full details 

AARC’s Tournament of Miracles

Aug 13

Join AARC for a special day of hope, recovery and fun at Silvertip Golf Course overlooking the spectacular Bow valley corridor, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Registration opens early at 7:30am, followed by time on the driving range, a sumptuous breakfast banquet, formal program and silent auction, after which you will proceed to… Full details 

Calgary Minor Football Charity Jamboree

Aug 18

On Saturday, August 18, the 9th annual Calgary Minor Football Charity Jamboree will be held at Shouldice Athletic Park home to thousands of athletes and fans from a variety of sports including football, baseball, and soccer. Help them score another touchdown for Ronald McDonald House Charities Southern Alberta by raising funds to provide a home… Full details 

ANTIQUING at the ARC

Aug 18 - Aug 19

ANTIQUING at the ARC August 18 & 19 2018 Saturday 9 am to 5 pm & Sunday 10 am to 4 pm An Antiquer’s Dream !!! Adults $6.00 at the door
 Children 13 & under FREE with an adult Admission
 ATM • & Snack Bar • Wheelchair Accessible FREE PARKING LOCATION Acadia Recreation Complex 240… Full details 

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