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Concerts & Shows

Concerts, stage shows, theatre productions, ballet, opera, dinner theatre; yes you can take your kids! Check out the latest family friendly concerts and shows!

Get Yourself “Movin’ to Da Riddim” at Carifest 2015

Carifest 2015 in Calgary AB, August 22, 2015.

The annual Carifest Sunshine Festival takes place on August 22 at Shaw Millennium Park. Admission to this lively cultural festival is free! Begin with the parade at 11 at Olympic Plaza, then catch some great musical acts on the festival main stage and snack on some amazing Caribbean cuisine from various food vendors. There will also […]

Summer in Calgary Heats up at Expo Latino

Expo Latino, Calgary AB, August 28-30, 2015

Calgary’s Hottest Outdoor Festival, Expo Latino, will celebrate its 19th year in Calgary at Prince’s Island Park on August 28-30. Take in some world-class musical artists, dancing, and a unique Latin marketplace featuring art, and delicious food. This year’s performers include Juno Award winner Oscar Lopez, Latin reggae Gondwana, Bachata duo Monchy and Nathalia, Cuban sensation Leoni […]

This Summer, Get Your Groove on in a Favourite Park, at Music in the Park

Music in the Park, Calgary AB

This summer, kick back and enjoy some great live music in one of Calgary’s favourite parks, courtesy of the City of Calgary! BYO chair and picnic; concerts happen rain or shine. Music in the Park events will be taking place as follows:   Music in the Park Event Details: When: most Sundays, July 19-August 23, 2015; also August […]

Experience the Dramatic Story of Christ’s Life at The Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Immerse yourself in one of the most dramatic stories of all time, set in one of the more dramatic landscapes of the world – at the 22nd season of The Canadian Badlands Passion Play. With nine performances in 2015, this 200+ performer play is supported by 200 additional volunteers, and presented in a 30-acre natural badlands canyon bowl whose stark and […]

It’s Christmas in July With 15% Off Tickets to Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Christmas in July, 15% off 2015 Alberta Ballet's The Nutcracker

Introduce your family to the ballet with Alberta Ballet’s stunning production of this holiday classic, which features everything from Russian princesses to Rat Kings and a stage full of young dancers to inspire your own kids. Don’t miss the Sugar Plum Parties one hour before every performance featuring Klara’s Closet, where boys and girls of all […]

Get Your Global Groove on at Afrikadey! World Music Festival

Afrikadey! World Music Festival in Calgary AB.

Afrikadey! is Calgary’s annual world music celebration! The festival holds events at various venues, starting August 5th, but the big show is on August 8th at Prince’s Island Park. This year’s festival features performances from a diverse array of musicians including Rocky Dawuni, Bill Clinton Kalonji, Nya Soleil, and many others. Tickets are available at various […]

Enhance Your Calgary Summer With Entertainment ‘Al Fresco’

Summer Entertainment Al Fresco in Calgary AB

Our summers in Calgary are so short — we need to enjoy the outdoor weather as much as possible! One of the greatest things about the Calgary summer is the opportunity to enjoy great entertainment outdoors, otherwise known as entertainment al fresco. Here are some popular outdoor entertainment events that take place in Calgary over the the summer season. If […]

Rastagarians Flock to Calgary ReggaeFest This August

Calgary Reggae Fest at Shaw Millennium Park

Are you a Rastagarian? Get a little bit of Reggae into your life at this year’s Reggae Festival, happening August 14-15, 2015! Performers over the two-day main stage include Auresia, Flo, Kaisha Lee, Tinga Stewart and many others. Hang out with the kids in the Zone and enjoy family activities like bouncers, face painting, crafts, lawn […]

Over 70 Musicians Converge During July at the Calgary Folk Music Festival

Calgary Folk Music Festival, July 23-26, 2015 in Calgary AB

The Calgary Folk Music Festival is a world-renowned event that brings artists from around the world to Prince’s Island Park for four music-filled days. The fest is family-friendly and there’s even an area full of kids’ activities. This year’s headlining artists include Hawksley Workman, Father John Misty, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and many more. Children 12 and […]

There’s a Tempest in Prince’s Island Park at Shakespeare By the Bow

Shakespeare by the Bow (The Tempest) Calgary AB, June 23 - August 16, 2015

Shakespeare by the Bow (formerly known as Shakespeare in the Park) is an annual Calgary summer tradition, presented in the beautiful setting of Prince’s Island Park, by Theatre Calgary. This year’s selected production is The Tempest; all performances are offered on a pay-what-you-will basis (no ticket required). For more information on the Shakespeare by the Bow […]