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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!

Music with Royal Connections

James McVinnie, who played the organ at Prince William and Kate's wedding, will be in Calgary

Calling all music lovers and anglophiles! James McVinnie, who played the organ at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Westminster Abbey wedding in 2011, is coming to Calgary for one night only. This internationally renowned British pipe organist presents an all-English program of music spanning four centuries.  Free for kids aged 13 and under. Music With Royal Connections Event Details: When: Friday April 10, 2015 […]

Rocky Mountain Fairy Tales

Rocky Mountain Fairy Tales, with Samantha Whelan Kotkas, University of Calgary, April 19, 2015.

Children’s performer Samantha Whelan Kotkas hosts Rocky Mountain Fairy Tales, a 50-minute interactive performance combining storytelling, live music, and visual art. Go an hour early to take part in crafts and other activities and stay after for a free cookie reception. Targeted at kids aged 5-12, but the whole family is welcome. Tickets available online or by calling 403-220-7202. $15 […]

Royal Canadian Circus – {Giveaway and Discount Offer}

The Royal Canadian Circus will be wowing Calgary audiences May 9-18, 2015, under the big top!

The circus is coming to town! This year the Royal Canadian Circus SPECTAC! is celebrating the 252nd anniversary of the Zerbini Family’s involvement in the amazing world of circuses. We celebrate families performing for families, this year’s circus will be better than ever, with a wide array of amazing acts from the Zerbinis and the […]

Calgary’s Got Classical Talent

Calgary's Got Classical Talent concert.

On April 12th, the Calgary Civic Symphony will be hosting winners of the Calgary Concerto Competition. These young virtuosi represent the best of Calgary’s vibrant musical scene. Each of the four winners will perform one movement of a major concerto work or a sinfonia concertante with the orchestra. The runners-up from the competition will perform a pre […]

Cirque du Soleil: Kurios {Giveaway}

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What if by engaging our imagination and opening our minds we could unlock the door to a world of wonders? Young kids frequently do, now let’s all give it a try! Premiered in Montreal in 2014, Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities is Cirque du Soleil’s 35th production and it is coming to Calgary April 9 – May […]

Calgary International Children’s Festival

Calgary Children's Festival, May 20-23, 2015

The Calgary International Children’s Festival is returning for 2015 on May 20 to 23! This year’s festival of shows and activities for kids features a number of great shows for kids of all ages from performers hailing from places around the world. This is your chance to expose your kids to a wide variety of […]

Calgary Performing Arts Festival (formerly Kiwanis Festival)

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The Calgary Performing Arts Festival (formerly the Kiwanis Festival) is one of North America’s largest amateur festivals, featuring over 10,000 young performers. The festival, which runs during two separate sessions during March and April, brings together amateur artists from a variety of performance arts disciplines. Participants perform, receive adjudication from experts in their fields, and share […]

The 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, Part 1 

32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, in Calgary February - May.

Mountain View Connection Concert Series is excited to present a series of nine concerts: 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven, performed by pianist Charles Foreman. Performances of the complete Beethoven sonatas are very rare, because few pianists have the time or the inclination to tackle such a monumental journey. Ten years ago Charles Foreman performed his, and Calgary’s, first cycle to sold-out […]

Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys

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Are your little ones Dora fans? Back by popular demand, Dora and her friends are coming to Calgary, to perform live in the fun show Dora the Explorer Live! Search for the City of Lost Toys. They’ll be at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium for just two shows on May 31st! Dora, along with Boots, Map, Backpack, Diego and […]

Storybook Theatre: Red Riding Hood

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Bridget and Stephen are on a sleepover at their grandmother’s house, but neither of them can sleep. So to pass the time, they decide to act out their favorite story with things found around the attic and clothes from the wardrobe. Soon, it’s hard to tell the difference between the real and the imaginary, and […]