calgary Events

Sunday September 23rd, 2018

Bladder Cancer Awareness Walk & Fun Run

Sep 23

Did you know bladder cancer is the 5th most common cancer in Canada, yet the 20th in research funding? Each year an estimated 9000 people are diagnosed with bladder cancer. Bladder cancer is more common in men than women. Due to its high recurrence rate, bladder cancer is one of the most expensive to treat… Full details 

Calgary AIDS Walk & Run

Sep 23

The AIDS Walk & Run is a vibrant, fun event where people from across Calgary come together to show support and fundraise for those affected by HIV. On September 23, 2018 the event will begin in Eau Claire Plaza with live music, family friendly entertainers, African dancers, Indigenous performers, and more. Once the Walk &… Full details 

Calgary AIDS Walk & Run

Sep 23

The AIDS Walk & Run is a vibrant, fun event where people from across Calgary come together to show support and fundraise for those affected by HIV. On September 23, 2018 the event will begin in Eau Claire Plaza with live music, family friendly entertainers, African dancers, Indigenous performers, and more. Once the Walk &… Full details 

3rd Annual YYC Music Awards

Sep 23

As Calgary’s premier music event, the YYC MUSIC AWARDS recognizes the talent and achievements of Calgary’s music community, and shines the spotlight on Canada’s fourth largest city, and the vibrant music scene within it. Live Performances By: KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Md Lyonga Michelle Minke School of Rock Calgary South House Band The Bluesland Horn… Full details 

3rd Annual YYC Music Awards

Sep 23

As Calgary’s premier music event, the YYC MUSIC AWARDS recognizes the talent and achievements of Calgary’s music community and shines the spotlight on the artists that embrace Calgary as home and the vibrant music scene within it. Join us on September 23, at The Palace Theatre as we celebrate Calgary’s Music Community. Full details 

2018 Alberta Climate Summit

Sep 26

Join 500+ thought leaders from industry, government, environmental NGOs and community stakeholders at the Pembina Institute’s 2018 Alberta Climate Summit. The full-day event showcases a range of perspectives, opportunities for Alberta, informs and connects decision makers, and inspires participants to play an active role in the province’s energy future. Full details 

Homecoming; Sailing in the Landscape of Homer

Sep 26

TALES presents, Homecoming: Sailing into the Landscape of Homer, Wednesday, September 26, 7:00 pm. ShelfLife Books, 1302-4 St. SW.with storytellers, Cathie Kernaghan, Cassy Welburn, and spoken word artist Sheri-D Wilson, Calgary’s Poet Laureate. Athena will guide the night as Odysseus sails home at last through looming danger to be reunited with his wife and son…. Full details 

Prairie Grid Dinner Series – From Dawn to Dusk

Sep 27

This fall, Eat North will present its 2018 Prairie Grid Dinner Series: From Dawn to Dusk — an innovative experience that, for a second year in a row, will see a new line-up of talented chefs collaborate on unique dinners in four cities across three provinces. The five-course dinner events will showcase locally harvested ingredients,… Full details 

Calgary Stampeders vs. Toronto Argonauts

Sep 28

Football, Friday Night Lights, and Fireworks… what more can we say?! On Friday, September 28 at 7 p.m., come down to McMahon Stadium to cheer on the Stamps as they take on the Argos at the Light Up The Night game, presented by RE/MAX. Make sure to stay in your seats for an incredible fireworks… Full details 

Unnecessary Farce

Sep 28 - Oct 6

Morpheus Theatre presents ‘Unnecessary Farce’ by Paul Slade Smith from September 28 to October 6, 2018. The first show in its 2018-2019 season, it tells the tale of two wannabe cops who hatch a plan to show they have what it takes to get on the police force – but even the best laid plans… Full details 

The Bat

Sep 28 - Sep 30

On September 28th, Calgary’s Cowtown Opera will open its 2018-19 Double Trouble Season with “The Bat” – an outrageous costume comedy adaptation of Strauss’s “Die Fledermaus”. Set in the modern day, Gabe Eisenstein has to spend eight days in jail, but that’s not going to stop him from going to Orlovsky’s famous Halloween Party! He concocts a scheme to get to the party, but little does he… Full details 

Autumn Jubilee

Sep 29 - Sep 30

Autumn Jubilee at Kayben Farms Enjoy the beauty of fall and the fun of the farm. September 29&30, October 6&7, and October 13&14. Special demonstrations, family photoshoots, horse drawn wagon rides, pumpkin painting and craving, crafts, music and more! Purchase tickets online at a discounted rate. September 29 & 30 – Kids & Critters Pony… Full details 

Katherine Chi, piano

Sep 29

Calgary-raised pianist Katherine Chi is one of Canada’s most exciting and powerful concert pianists, performing throughout North America and Europe to great acclaim. In 2000, she became the first Canadian and first woman to win the prestigious Honens International Piano Competition. Her concert will feature selections of the great piano repertoire, from Haydn to Rachmaninoff.  The concert will take… Full details 

CIBC Run for the Cure

Sep 30

We invite you to run or walk with us on Sunday, September 30, 2018 for the CIBC Run for the Cure in Calgary. With 1 in 8 Canadian women expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, your support matters more than ever. So, whether it’s your first time or you’ve participated for… Full details 

Orange Shirt Day Calgary

Oct 1

Join Safe and Caring Schools on Monday, October 1, at Calgary Municipal Complex, wear your 2018 Orange Shirt to show your support and demonstrate commitment to the work of reconciliation and that Every Child Matters. Orange Shirt Day is an outcome of the 2013 Joseph Mission Residential School Commemoration Project and Reunion in Williams Lake,… Full details 

FranchiseCanada Show

Oct 2 - Nov 2

Dreaming of owning your own business? It’s easier than you think! Be your own boss with a proven franchise system. Get started at the FranchiseCanada Show – attend free seminars, speak to industry experts and see what opportunities are right for you. The FranchiseCanada Show is at the Big Four Building in Stampede Park, February… Full details 

Calgary Volunteer Fair

Oct 2

The Calgary Volunteer Fair is the first of its kind in our city! This one-day, trade-show style event will showcase 60 local organizations in one place. There’s no cost to attend, and visitors can meet with as many organizations as they wish to learn about what volunteer opportunities they have, what is expected of volunteers… Full details 

Jonathan Richman

Oct 4

Jonathan Richman has been playing music, recording and touring for most of his life. Jonathan and his drummer Tommy Larkins win fans wherever they play their whimsical and minimalist comic songs. Fans of the 1998 movie There’s Something About Mary will recognize the duo as the musical chorus through the film. Jonathan formed the noted… Full details 

What’s up With Creatures of the Night

Oct 5 Other event Events

Explore Alberta’s wildlife and natural spaces on the first Friday of the month. Visit investigation stations and meet experts from the Alberta Community Bat Program in the Discovery Centre between 10am and 3pm to get hands-on with nocturnal species that call Alberta home. Join in a large group activity at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm or 2:30pm… Full details 

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