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August 16, 18, 21, 23 & 25, 2018 | Elliston Park

GlobalFest and the Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival illuminates the sky with a colliding orchestra of light and sound. Watch world-class pyro musical artists hailing from the Ukraine, Spain, Philippines and China, culminating with GlobalFest’s own spectacular Finale presentation.  Come early to Elliston Park and take in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes that the Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival has to offer. For tickets, click here.


August 17 – 19 | Prairie Winds Park

The Thunder is rolling back into Calgary! Country 105 is thrilled to present Country Thunder Alberta at Prairie Winds Park August 17 – 19, 2018.

Joining previously announced superstar Eric Church, Country Thunder Alberta 2018 welcomes Toby Keith, Canadian veteran, Dean Brody, 2016 CCMA Female Artist Of The Year, Jess Moskaluke, sizzling “War Paint” hit-maker, Madeline Merlo, Hunter Brothers and ‘90s country radio star, Bryan White.

Purchase your tickets here.


August 19 | Picnic Site 6, Edworthy Park

Rana Calgary’s Diversity Run is a 2K, 5K, and 10K walk or run for anyone and everyone. This is a walk and run that is organized by youth between the ages of 13-24 years of age, supporting the Brain Health Department at the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation though the Kids Helping Kids Program!

Inspire your friends and family to donate and become a Kids Helping Kids Hero! Join over 500 kids who participate in Kids Helping Kids each year and find out how even the smallest hands can make the biggest difference! Click here for more information.


August 26 – 30 | BMO Centre

The 2018 International Association of Women Police Conference will focus on the policing world and how we can all lead change in our communities and workplaces.

For conference details and registration, click here.


August 22 – 25, 2018 | Calgary & Kananaskis

Slam is the world’s first and only “mountain surf” festival. It features music, art, river surfing, skate and surf culture. It is built on a long history of the Alberta River Surfing Association hosting an annual surf slam in the mountains making it the longest of its kind in history. The event is built organically with attendance doubling each year in the last four years. Click here for all the information.


September 8 – 9, 2018 l Stampede Grandstand

Monster Jam brings high-octane, motorsports entertainment to fans around the world. The action-packed live events feature the most recognizable trucks including Grave Digger, Max-D and many more, performing jaw-dropping displays of gravity-defying feats.

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. 


September 20 – 22, 2018 l Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

In a beautiful merging of Canadian dance and musical talent, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal honours one of Canada’s most influential literary and musical giants, the late singer-songwriter, Leonard Cohen. Dance Me will evoke in “five seasons” the grand cycles of existence, as described in Cohen’s music and poems. Witness three choreographers’ distinctive styles and personalities effortlessly complement each other in a way that reminds all that art is always open for interpretation, and colliding viewpoints is part of the process. Savour the highly-anticipated Alberta premiere before the production leaves on world tour. Dance Me is a rare opportunity to see this singular depiction of one of our country’s most influential poets and composers in a maelstrom of sensuous kinetic performance. To purchase tickets, click here.


November 14 – 18, 2018 l Stampede Corral

Celebrate what’s possible as the adventures of five daring Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream! Join Moana in her Disney On Ice debut, along with her friends Elsa, Rapunzel, Belle and more! Hosted by Mickey and Minnie, discover why no dream is too big when we find the strength to shape our own destiny at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream!

Purchase your tickets here.


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Youth Singers delivers a leading-edge professional curriculum encompassing choral (from classical to contemporary pop), musical theatre and a wide variety of dance styles. Our artistic team includes over 50 outstanding educators, directors, arrangers, composers, choreographers and dramatists. Youth Singers of Calgary is a Performing Arts Company with divisions covering all ages from three to 93. Register today!


Through the generous support of the Calgary Flames Foundation, YMCA Calgary provides grade 6 students with a full year membership and special programming for FREE! You’ll practice independence and leadership in a safe and positive place that promotes the values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring.
As a Calgary Flames Grade 6 YMCA Member, you’ll have free access to all YMCA Calgary locations any time throughout your grade 6 year (memberships are valid until August 31 of the same year). Drop by any YMCA location with your completed grade 5 report card and you’re good to go! Be independent and grow with other positive, healthy youth. Become a member today!



Grey Eagle Resort and Casino is one of Calgary’s newest entertainment destinations located on the Tsuu T’ina First Nation, nestled in the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains.

Offering to their guests professionally conducted, exciting entertainment in a unique environment!



Global Calgary is proud to support the Canadian Women’s Hockey League and Calgary’s home team, the Calgary Inferno! Check out their website and find out how you can support Women’s Hockey in our city! With affordable game packages and single ticket pricing, what better way to ring in the new year then to show some team spirit!


Calgary Stampeders quarterback Drew Tate launches a pass during second half CFL action against the Toronto Argonauts in Toronto on Friday October 14, 2011. Smart and patient are words used to describe Tate. The 27-year-old has had to be patient playing behind Henry Burris for three seasons. But Tate will get his first CFL start Friday when Calgary hosts the Saskatchewan Roughriders. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Global Calgary is proud to be the Calgary Stampeders officially local television partner. Watch Global Sports on News Hour Final for Stampeder game highlights and player profiles all season long.



Join Global Calgary Meteorologist, Jordan Witzel on the 2nd Wednesday of every month for “Witzel Weather Webchat” starting at 9am MST!  Email in your weather-related questions and have Jordan answer them live during the webcast!

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