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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BUMP Festival

Aug 30, 2018 - Sep 1, 2018

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Last year, Calgary's Beltline area was graced with four new colourful murals thanks to the Beltline Neighbourhood Association's Beltline Urban Murals Project (BUMP). This year, 12 more new murals will join them, and you can check them out during the inaugural BUMP Festival. Make plans to go on one of the mural tours to see how the new murals are progressing and check out the...

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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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Beakerhead

Sep 19, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018

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Calgary is at its quirkiest (and coolest) during the annual Beakerhead festival, which returns from September 19 to 23 this year. Don't miss all the science, arts and engineering related activities and exhibitions, including a bring-your-own-picnic event with drones, hot air balloon bingo and 12-foot lotus flowers that light up to the beat of your pulse.  Times:...

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The Mashing

Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018

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Drink a cold one with Alberta Beer Festivals at its brand new festival focused around beer, cider and spirits. During the two-day event, you can sample drinks and snacks from a range of distilleries, breweries, cideries and restaurants. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy too, including live music shows, photography walls, art exhibits and DJ performances....

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Kiwanis Apple Festival

Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018

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The annual Kiwanis Apple Festival returns on September 22 and 23. Spend the day at Kamp Kiwanis enjoying a farmers' market, face painting, a silent auction, live entertainment and, of course, some apple baking and tasting. The net revenue from this event goes towards Kamp Kiwanis. For more information, visit: kiwanisapplefestival.org

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It's a bird, it's a plane — it's the Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival! Make the 45-minute drive to High River for this annual event, where more than a dozen hot air balloons will gather for a five days of competition and glowing spectacle. Be sure to stop during Glow Night, when the balloons with be gathered in a field and glowing in the dark...

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Calgary European Film Festival

Nov 3, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018

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Order some popcorn and settle in to watch some European films at the Calgary European Film Festival. Now in its seventh year, the annual film festival features movies from 18 countries including France, Croatia, Moldova, Spain, Greece and more. All the movies featured during the festival are played in the original language they were shot in with English subtitles. Time: Times vary...

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