Local Events

Local Events

Here are some of the great events happening around the city of Calgary, Alberta this month:

November 8 BCA Planning & Development Committee Meeting
November 11 Remembrance Day
November 11 Shania Twain
November 12 KISS World Tour
November 16 MCA Senior Social
November 17-January 7 Zoolights
November 17 The Hangar Flight Museum's 48th Anniversary 
November 18 Fireside Storytelling at Fort Calgary
November 18 Schoolhouse Christmas
November 18-19 BCA Holiday Craft Fair
November 24 Black Friday
November 24 Locked Library
November 24 MCA Volunteer Appreciation Pub Night
November 24 BCA Arts Wrap-Up Showcase
November 25 Small Business Saturday
November 25-December 17 Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park
November 26 Circus Workshop with Bravo Circus
November 27 Cyber…

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Happy October, Calgary!

Here are some of the fun events to check out around the city this month:

October 1-31 Pumpkins After Dark
October 1-7 Halloweekends at Calaway Park
October 1-18 Calgary Ghost Tours
October 1-21 Crocodile Rock: The Legend of Elton John
October 3 Naloxone Training and Opiate Awareness
October 4 BCA Planning & Development Committee Meeting
October 5-29 The Burton Bar
October 7-December 17 The Wizard's Den Magical Pop-Up
October 8 The Allstate Soccer Show
October 9 Thanksgiving Day
October 11 Energy Efficient Future Workshop
October 11-15 Imaginarium by Wordfest
October 13 The Calgary Stampeders: Day of The Dino
October 13 Rocky Mountain Food & Wine Festival
October 14-22 Ghost Tea at Heritage Park
October 21 Karen's Diner on Tour
October 21…

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September 1-17 Wildscapes at The Zoo
September 4-10 PGA Tour Canada Fortinet Cup
September 7 The Chicks & Marin Morris
September 9-October 7 Halloweekends at Calaway Park
September 10 Fifty Cent: The Final Lap Tour
September 15 Carnivale at Heritage Park
September 15-16 Fahr Oktoberfest
September 16 30 Years of Helping Wildlife
September 16 Bowness Lutheran Church Tea & Bake Sale, 2:00-4:00 pm
September 17 La French Run in Rouleauville
September 17 Terry Fox Run at Fort Calgary
September 17 University District Block Party
September 20 Indigenous Night Market
September 21-October 1 Calgary International Film Festival
September 23 September Equinox
September 23 Calgary Stampeders Pink Power
September 28 Iron Maiden: The Future Past Tour
September 30 National Day for…

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Calgary is known for its beautiful landscapes, vibrant culture, and adventurous spirit. However, during the scorching summer months, the city can experience soaring temperatures that might leave you seeking refuge from the heat. Luckily, Calgary offers a variety of fantastic places where you can cool off and enjoy the summer season to the fullest. From serene river escapes to exhilarating water parks, here are the top places to beat the heat in Calgary:

  1. Sikome Lake at Fish Creek Provincial Park: Sikome Lake is a popular man-made lake situated within the breathtaking Fish Creek Provincial Park. It's an ideal spot for a day of family fun and relaxation. With its sandy beach, designated swimming area, and well-maintained facilities, Sikome Lake…

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Happy July, Calgary!

Can you believe we're halfway through the year already? Here are some of the fun events happening this month. Calgary is always busy in July, so take advantage of these great offerings!

July 8 Bowness Stampede Parade & Breakfast
July 7-16 The Calgary Stampede
July 7, 14, 21, 28 Family Fun Nights at Calaway Park
July 8, 15, 22, 29 Market Nights at Heritage Park
July 10 Poetry Slam & Open Mic Night at Dickens
July 18-23 Disney's Aladdin on Broadway
July 20 Montgomery Community Association Senior Social
July 23 Calgary Stampeders: Family Day
July 26 University District Night Market
July 28 I Love The 90's Tour
July 28 Corks for Conservation

What To Do in Calgary Every Day This Summer!

What are you most looking forward to this July?

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The Calgary Stampede is right around the corner, and we cannot wait to celebrate the best ten days of the year with you, YYC! We are so excited for this years' shows, food, events, shopping and western spirit. In celebration of Stampede being less than one month away, here are some fun facts about this years' Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth:

  • The parade marshal this year is Jeremy Hansen! "Hansen will become the first Canadian to venture to the moon as part of the historic Artemis II mission. It’s the first crewed mission to leave Earth’s orbit since 1972 and will pave the way for deeper space exploration, including to Mars" (The Calgary Stampede).
  • The Powwow competition will be back and bigger than ever! "The Calgary Stampede Powwow returns to…

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Check out some of these fun events in Calgary! What are you most looking forward to doing this month?

May 3-14 Calgary Book Drive
May 6-June 4 Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe
May 6-14 Day Out with Thomas The Train
May 9-10 Shania Twain: Queen of Me Tour
May 12-22 Calgary Reads Big Book Sale
May 13 Bearspaw Mother's Day Market
May 13 Touch A Truck
May 13 Bowness Community Garden Build Day
May 14 Found Spring Market: Snack Time
May 14 Stars on Ice
May 14 Mother's Day
May 18-19 The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra: Black Panther
May 18 Montgomery Community Association Senior Social
May 20 Mobile Adventure Playground at Bowness
May 22 Victoria Day
May 25 Maritime Lobster Boil at Rodney's Oyster House
May 27-28 Heritage Park's…

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Valley Boutique & Home has officially reopened at their new location across from Winsport! 

"We are proud to bring a special shopping experience to Calgary. Since 2014, Valley Boutique & Home continues to be different from other retail stores with our beautiful store displays, carefully curated boutique clothing for all ages, locally sourced featured products, special events, workshops, and ladies' nights. Visit us in-store or shop online and find our collection of Clothing, Home Decor, and Gifts. 
Locally Owned and Operated in Calgary, AB"

One of our favourite things about Calgary is the commitment to local entrepreneurship and supporting small businesses. As such, we always want to cheer on and elevate Calgarians bringing something beautiful…

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Happy April, Calgary! Here are some of the fun events happening around the city this month, check them out!

April 1-30 Stories From Early Chinatown
April 7 Good Friday
April 8-9 Broadway Canada Presents: Pretty Woman
April 9 Easter Sunday
April 10 Easter Monday
April 13 Last Day of Passover
April 14-15 Jack Broadbent at The Engineered Air Theatre
April 14 - 22 Cinderella at Pumphouse Theatre
April 15 Annual FCA Spring Art Show
April 16 Orthodox Easter
April 16 The Spring Market at Deerfoot Casino
April 20 MCA Seniors Social
April 21 BCA Trunk Sale
April 21-23 Bowness Parade of Garage Sales
April 22 Bowness Spring Clean Up
April 22 Classic Albums Live Presents: Pink Floyd, The Dark Side of The Moon
April 22-23 The Calgary National Women's Show
April 22 - 30 Karen's…

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Looking for a new place to eat? So much has come to Calgary, here is a list of just some of the new restaurants around the city to check out:

  • Milpa
  • Congress Coffee Company 
  • Avitas Wine Bar
  • Clay Pot Asian Food Kitchen
  • Hitmans Bar
  • Jam's Diner
  • Monga
  • The Plate
  • Primary Colours
  • Ranchi Cafe & Bistro
  • Taqueria El Chefe
  • 424 Bar Kitchen Social
  • Egg and Spoon
  • Iyycburg
  • Joy Tea
  • Mumbai Bites
  • Pizza Face
  • Zak's Eatery & Market

What's your new favourite place to get some food in Calgary? Let us know in the comments!

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