calgary Events

Wednesday September 30th, 2020

Global Calgary and Global News Radio 770 CHQR supports: Believe in the Gold – Virtual Run for Childhood Cancer

Sep 1 - Sep 30

We’re going virtual! Welcome to our inaugural Virtual Run/Walk for Childhood Cancer. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and we’re going virtual all month long for you to participate and help raise much-needed funds. Every year requests for our support increase. We can not meet those needs without financial assistance from the community. Please Join… Full details 


Sep 2 - Oct 1

Rise Up is a website designed to kick-start the arts industry’s recovery. From live hotel balcony concerts to drive-in movies, check out the many safety-conscious live experiences and events supporting local artists and businesses. CLICK HERE for events. Full details 

OneWorld Virtual Showcase

Sep 4 - Sep 30

Released as part of Alberta Culture Days programming, the OneWorld Virtual Showcase features each of GlobalFest’s cultural partners, with photos and video footage of past performances from the GlobalFest stages or other festivals and venues around Calgary. It’s a visual and auditory snapshot of the people and cultural performances that we’re missing at Elliston Park… Full details 

OneWorld Spotlight

Sep 21 - Dec 21

Starting September 21, the first three episodes of 24 from the “OneWorld Spotlight” mini-documentary series will be released as part of Alberta Culture Days. Each mini-doc will feature an interview with representatives from each cultural pavilion participating at GlobalFest. The participants will share history, stories and music from their heritage and reflect on what it… Full details 

Ghost River Theatre’s SensroyBox

Sep 23 - Oct 3

A funny, delightful, & surprising experience unboxing the uncertainty of our time. When was the last time you felt the first gentle brush of a butterfly kiss? Or the sticky sweet taste of maple syrup licked off your fingers after a pancake breakfast? Or how about the soft, warm hug of a fluffy blanket straight… Full details 

Monster March

Oct 1 - Oct 31

The Monster March annual fundraiser in support of the Children’s Cottage Society is back – and it’s bigger and better than ever before. We’re inviting Monsters of all ages to dress up, get active, and explore YYC to support families in need. Put on your scariest, spookiest, costume for a neighbourhood walk with the family,… Full details 

Turning Points – Changing LIVES, One FAMILY at a Time

Oct 2

Turning Points – Changing LIVES, One FAMILY at a Time will celebrate the courageous individuals and families in our city, striving every day to live free from violence and abuse, as well as commemorate the important work of Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter. This social event and charity fundraiser is an elegant evening with dinner, raffle,… Full details 

Livestream: A Celebration of Music by Black Composers

Oct 2

Join the UCalgary School of Creative and Performing Arts online for a live concert from the Rozsa Centre, featuring music by black composers. With music by Florence Price, Nathaniel Dett, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, Jacqueline B. Hairston, William Foster McDaniel, Julius P. Williams, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, William Grant Still, Adolphus Hailstork and Daniel Bernard Roumain Performed by UCalgary… Full details 


Oct 3

This event has a new date – October 3, 2020 Watch our social media for clues!* The HUSH Gala is the CPAA’s largest fundraiser. It brings together the three pillars of our society – business, community, and government to celebrate joining forces to make a difference in the lives of children and adults with cerebral… Full details 

Fall Harvest Dinner (Dine-in)

Oct 11

Celebrate everything you’re grateful for this season at the Calgary Zoo! Spend the afternoon exploring the zoo with your friends and family, followed by an amazing four-course turkey dinner at our Fall Harvest Dinner. The best part? You’ll spend the day with family and friends, instead of in the kitchen! An excellent way to appreciate… Full details 

Beacon Original Art Fall Show & Sale

Oct 17 - Oct 18

Annual fall 2-day art show and sale with different artists in attendance each day showcasing painting, jewelry, glass, photography, ceramics, sculpture and textiles. We are committed to creating an environment of belonging for artists and art enthusiasts alike and invite you to join us in building community spirit through the arts. Free parking, admission, draws… Full details 


Oct 18

Halloween is going to look different this year, that’s why we’ve created Quest4CF, a family friendly and socially distanced treasure hunt taking place in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 18th 2020. The event is in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Questers will travel via their own vehicle (1 vehicle per team), solving clues and taking photos… Full details 

SAIT Virtual (Un)Open House

Oct 22 - Oct 23 Virtual event Events

Join us at our new Virtual (Un)Open House event to explore our programs, discuss your options and see how SAIT can help launch your future-proof career. • Thursday, Oct. 22 from 3 to 8 pm • Friday, Oct. 23 from noon to 8 pm This year’s event is completely online and features engaging presentations from… Full details