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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!

Symphony Sundays for Kids: Peter and the Wolf

Symphony Sundays, Peter and the Wolf

The CPO’s Symphony Sundays presents one of the most beloved children’s works of all time. Created by Prokofiev to introduce children to the Orchestra, this classic tale captivates all generations as each character is brought to life by a different instrument. Nine-year-old pianist Kevin Chen will have his CPO debut at this concert. Don’t miss […]

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 […]



Join Cowtown Opera and the Calgary Civic Symphony for an afternoon of “Popera!” – a concert featuring the greatest hits of the Viennese operettas, Italian grand operas, and Broadway show tunes. Free admission for kids 6 and under. Popera Event Details: When: Sunday March 1, 2015 Time: 2:30 pm Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons Address: 205 – […]

Pigs in a Canoe and Other Watery Stories


Hilarious stories, historical anecdotes, fascinating facts, interactive songs, sayings and axioms explore humankind’s intricate relationship with water. Told with a variety of unique puppets, this show will inspire both thought and laughter. Recommended for kids aged 4-10 and their families. This performance is part of the International Festival of Animated Objects. Also playing in French (Petits Cochons Dans […]

International Festival of Animated Objects


The International Festival of Animated Objects is full of live performances, films, and workshops presented by renowned artists from around the world. A celebration of masks, puppets, and animated objects, the 7th biennial festival takes place in Calgary March 7 – 15, 2015. Productions this year include: Pigs in a Canoe/Petits Cochons dans un Canot […]

WowFest Magic Arts Festival


WowFest Magic Arts Festival is celebrating its third year in Calgary with some amazing magic and fun-filled shows. Featuring more amazing magic shows this year, with a full-on family-friendly magic experience. Not only will you have a chance to watch amazing magicians in performance, you will also have a chance to learn magic and try your hand […]

Cirque du Soleil: Kurios


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 […]

Symphony Sundays for Kids: The Twins and the Monster


Young twins must outwit a fierce monster and bring peace to their village in this thrilling African folktale, brought to life by the CPO. This performance uses carved masks and imaginative costumes to bring John Estacio’s magical score to life, giving children of all ages a true feast for the senses. As with all CPO […]

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


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 […]

Video Games Live ~ Bonus Round


If you’ve got kids over 5, chances are they’re video game fans. Not to mention their parents, who are just as likely to be gamers! Treat the whole family to a new experience: an immersive symphonic orchestral concert event featuring music from the greatest video games of all time. This show has been enjoyed immensely by families the […]