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Calgary has sports galore!  We have the Flames, Stampeders, Vipers, Hitmen & Roughnecks!  And two great universities provide some excellent collegiate level sports too at very affordable prices.

The Highlands Meets the Rockies During the Canmore Highland Games

Canmore Highland Games, Sept 6, 2015 in Canmore AB

The Canmore Highland Games brings all the excitement of a real Scottish meeting of the clans to our Rocky Mountains. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, highland dancing, piping and drumming, heavy sports, tug of war, sheep dogs, clan tents, Celtic vendors, Scotch tasting, traditional food and beverages, beer garden, massed bands, a kids’ tent, food trucks and […]

The Monsters Are Back in Town, for the Maple Leaf Monster Jam Tour

Northern Nightmare at Monster Jam

The Monster Jam Tour is blowing into Calgary again on September 12 and 13! Calgary native Cam McQueen will be back on his home turf, defending his 2014 Wheelie and Freestyle titles. Check out top trucks like Cam’s Northern Nightmare (the only Canadian-themed truck!), Grave Digger, Iron Outlaw and other favourites**. ** Trucks are subject to change. Tickets available at […]

The Spruce Meadows Masters Tournament Returns for Another Season of High Jumping Excellence

Spruce Meadows in Calgary AB is a world-class horse jumping competition facility.

The Spruce Meadows Masters tournament begins on September 9 and carries through until September 13. Come down and world’s top show jumping nations compete for prize money and international acclaim. There will also be family entertainment including pony rides, face painting, and a marketplace on site all tournament long. Founders Plaza will be officially unveiled at the […]

Get Your Golf on at the Shaw Chip ‘n’ Putt Challenge and You Could Meet Fred Couples!

during the final round of the Shaw Charity Classic golf tournament in Calgary, Alberta, August 31, 2014.  Photograph by Todd Korol

Fred Couples, winner of the 2014 Shaw Charity Classic, is returning to the Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club in Calgary to defend his title, and golf fans could win an opportunity to meet him and watch the tournament in style! Test your golf skills in the Shaw Chip ‘n’ Putt Challenge, and you just might find yourself walking inside […]

Cheer on the Calgary Stampeders at Their Home Games

Calgary Stampeders 4

Treat your family to some affordable family fun this football season by coming out to support the Calgary Stampeders! Our city’s beloved CFL team is planning on a great season and they need you to cheer them on. Your family will love the football action on the field and will have fun interacting with Ralph the […]

MEC Race Series 2015

MEC Race Series 2015

The MEC Calgary Race Series is comprised of 7 races held between March and October. Races Two (April), Three (May), Six (September) and Seven (October) are specifically described as family friendly, with prizes for kids and snacks at finish line. Get info on MEC Calgary 2015 Race 2. More races in May, June, July, September and […]

U of C Dinos Athletics

U of C Dinos

Want to have a fun outing at a sporting event with the family but find the prices for professional sports games too steep? The University of Calgary Dinos Athletic teams are great value and when you attend one of their games, you’re supporting the local community and amateur athletes. With multiple teams and many home […]

Calgary Crush Basketball Provides New Excitement for Families this Weekend


If you are like me, you are dreading the long, dark winter nights in Calgary when it seems like there is nothing new to do inside that you haven’t already done with the kids: the libraries, the pools, the indoor play places…those are all great, but you did them last week! Well, if you are […]