Calgary Dragon Boat Race and Festival

Aug 11, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Calgary's annual dragon boat festival has been a local tradition for more than 25 years and returns to North Glenmore Park from August 11 to 12. Thousands of Calgarians turn out every year for the event, which features beer gardens, performances, children’s activities and more. But of course, the main attraction is the boat races. Cheer...

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Avenue's Dinner Series is a custom, multi-course meal at some of our Best Restaurants of the year.  On August 15, the series takes us to Alloy for a barbecue on the patio. Alloy is one of our best restaurants of the year and its patio is also a favourite. It's courtyard oasis that has a California cool vibe. Alloy's menu has global influences with local ingredients...

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GlobalFest

Aug 16, 2018 - Aug 25, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This festival of colour, music and rhythm has become a Calgary summer tradition. During the course of the festival there are five impressive fireworks shows, where fireworks are synchronized to music and sound effects. This year, the shows are by teams representing the Ukraine, Spain, the Philippines, China and Canada. Before the show, explore the cultural pavilions and night market at the...

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Country Thunder

Aug 17, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Grab your cowboy hat and head to Prairie Winds Park for the third foot-stompin’ edition of this annual outdoor music festival. Country music superstars Dierks Bentley, Toby Keith and Eric Church are headlining the event, which features 15 total performances by artists like Dean Brody, Jess Moskaluke and Chad Brownlee as well. For more information, visit: countrythunder.com

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Antiquing at the Arc

Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Hunt for treasure at this antiquing event in Acadia. Browse the furniture, ceramics, paintings, toys and more, then take home some items that no one else will have. In addition to shopping, there are also antique identification clinics offered during both days. Bring your family heirloom along for appraisal and learn more about it. Appraisals cost $15 per item or 3 for...

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Alberta Open Farm Days

Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Now in its sixth year, Alberta Open Farm Days gives Albertans the opportunity to learn more about where their food comes from. Attendees can visit some of the more than 100 participating local farms and ranches over the two-day event. Some of these producers will also be collaborating with chefs to offer special culinary experiences. Times: Times vary For more information, visit:...

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This annual outdoor food event is for the meat-lovers out there. At Brewery & the Beast, sample a range of premium, local and ethically raised proteins prepared by local chefs from Calgary restaurants like Shokunin, The Guild, Bridgette Bar, Pigeonhole, Charbar and more. Wash it all down with a beer, wine or cider while listening to live music. The Electric Timber Company will be...

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Honens Festival

Aug 30, 2018 - Sep 8, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This triennial festival is anchored in an international concert piano competition. Festival goers can watch emerging pianists compete throughout the week and take in a range of free and ticketed events that include an accessible concert, a reading of The Hockey Sweater set to live piano music and a night where you can hear concert musicians playing in a more casual venue. The festival...

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BBQ On the Bow Festival

Sep 1, 2018 - Sep 2, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This annual event is an outdoor BBQ competition and festival that has been going on for years. Admission is free and the event aims to be a family-friendly gathering with fun activities for all ages. This year's event, which runs on September 1 and 2, has no shortage of food and barbecue-related activities. There's a barbecue competition for adults and children, food demonstrations,...

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