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Festivals

Calgary's festival season runs from May until October each year with many Festivals celebrating everything art, culture, music, friends, family and food!

Korean Day Festival

Korean Day Festival at Shaw Millennium Park

Learn more about Korean culture at the 11th annual Korean Day Festival. Sample traditional Korean food such as kim chi and bulgogi, watch performances, and listen to both traditional Korean music and K-Pop. The kids’ zone will keep little ones happy, however the happiest one in attendance will likely be whoever wings the grand door prize […]

Calgary Fringe Festival

Calgary Fringe Festival

Catch some cutting edge entertainment and maybe some laughs at one of the many shows that make up the annual Calgary Fringe Festival! Shows will take place at various venues in Inglewood and will feature performers from around the world. Please read the Fringe guide carefully before buying tickets — many shows are not family […]

Dragon Boat Festival

Calgary Dragon Boat Festival

August is the time to catch dragon boats racing down Calgary’s rivers! The annual Dragon Boat Festival will take place on August 23 and 24 in North Glenmore Park. Catch some exciting Dragon Boat action, plus a kids’ play zone, food trucks, live bands and other entertainment, and much more! Dragon Boat Festival Details: When: August […]

Inglewood Sunfest

Inglewood Sunfest

Enjoy a day of local talent and fun, family-friendly activities at a fun outdoor festival in beautiful Inglewood! Play in the Kids Zone, watch (or participate in) the pie-eating contest, and take in the Show & Shine and some top-notch street performances. Inglewood Sunfest Details: When: August 2, 2014 Time: 11 am-5 pm Where: 9 Avenue SE from 11 […]

GlobalFest

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The skies of Calgary are about to light up with the annual Globalfest extravaganza! The annual fireworks festival kicks off on August 14 with the display from Japan. Other countries will show their presentations throughout the next week, culminating in the big finale on August 23. The festival will also feature food vendors, a children’s village with […]

Calgary International Blues Festival

Calgary Blues Festival Logo

Another summer weekend, more great music. Four days of world-class blues culminate in a nightly blues series dance party at Shaw Millennium Park. This year’s line-up includes Joe Louis Walker, Ana Popovic, Billy Branch and the Sons of the Blues, Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, and many more. The festival officially kicks off Monday, July 28, […]

Calgary ReggaeFest

Calgary Reggae Fest at Shaw Millennium Park

Are you a Rastagarian? Put a little bit of Reggae in your life at this year’s Reggae Festival! The festival begins August 14, but the main event takes place on Friday, August 15 and Saturday, August 16. Performers over the two-day main stage include Infiniti, Mountain Edge Roots & Culture Band, Raging Fyah and many others. Saturday’s […]