Fantasy Faire

Jul 29, 2018

If you're a Harry Potter fan, you probably remember when the Kensington area was turned into Diagon Alley for a one-day festival last year. This year's event is a bit different. Now called Fantasy Faire, the event will focus on all things fantastical. There will be costume contests, human-size chess games, Quidditch games, Calgary Philharmonic orchestra performances and...

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Calgary International Blues Festival

Jul 30, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018

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

Now in its 14th year, the Calgary International Blues Festival is a staple of the city's summer music scene. The event features a blues guitar workshop, a talk about blues history, concerts and events like the Twilight Blues Series dance parties. A few of the artists performing at this year's festival include BB King's Blues Band, Jim Byrnes, Chicago Blues Reunion, Dawn Tyler...

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Movies at the Meadows

Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 22, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Few things say “summer” like an outdoor movie screening. Spruce Meadows equestrian facility is bringing back its popular outdoor movie series for four screenings this month. This year's films haven't been revealed yet, but last year’s picks included Back to the Future, Beauty and the Beast and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. For more information, visit:...

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Whether you're looking to reenact the pottery scene between Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in Ghost or just spend time with friends, don't miss the chance to make ceramics during the Date Night events at Workshop Studios. Enjoy music and wine while making a piece of pottery that you can take home after it's been glazed and fired. The price includes everything...

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Calgary Fringe Festival

Aug 3, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018

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

Every summer, local and national performers alike congregate in Calgary for nine-days of theatre during the annual Calgary Fringe Festival. Choose from dozens of performances ranging from musicals to improv to comedic plays. Times: Times vary For more information, visit: calgaryfringe.ca

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Inglewood comes alive with music and family-friendly activities during this summer celebration. It's a neighbourhood street festival that you won't want to miss. On August 4, head to Inglewood Sunfest to shop from more than 200 local vendors, watch street performers or just explore the southeast neighbourhood. Times: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit:...

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Tour de Bowness

Aug 4, 2018 - Aug 6, 2018

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

You can get a taste of what the Tour de France is like this month. The Tour de Bowness is a three-day amateur bike event that started in 2001 and is now the biggest amateur bike race in the province. The cyclists racing are fit, fast and out there to try and win. The Tour de Bowness features a 22-kilometre road race near Cochrane, a hill climb in Calgary and a short speed race (known as a...

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Canmore Folk Music Festival

Aug 4, 2018 - Aug 6, 2018

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

Alberta's longest running folk music festival returns to Canmore this August. Taking place during the Heritage Day long weekend, the Canmore Folk Music Festival features more than 30 music acts, a free pancake breakfast and a free Friday evening concert at the Canmore Civic Centre. This year, don't miss performances by Buffy Sainte-Marie, Carlos Del Junco and The Blues Mongrels, Cassie...

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This Heritage Day, take the whole family down to Heritage Park for a day of interactive activities. The day's festivities include live music, a barbecue tent, a scanvenger hunt, wagon rides and traditional drumming, dancing and games at the First Nations encampment. At noon, you can also watch 100 people become Canadian citizens during a citizenship ceremony. Time: 10...

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