Leave those winter blues behind and spring into a fresh season of concerts, theatre productions, and family friendly activities in Calgary. Make your weekend getaway with all the amazing things to see and do in Calgary.

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FEATURED EVENTS AND ATTRACTIONS

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Alberta Food Tours

Alpine Helicopters

Bow Cycle

Calgary Zoo

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Contemporary Calgary

Executive Royal Hotel

Heritage Park

Jubilations Dinner Theatre

The Military Museums

Old Bratwurst Wagon

Rosebud Theatre

Royal Tyrrell Museum

Smugglers Inn

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

TELUS Spark

Theatre Calgary

Heritage Park


FRESH FAMILY EVENTS

Take advantage of the spring weather with these family friendly activities and festivals that will take you from the storybook to the Starfleet Academy.


Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience at TELUS Spark – February 4 – June 4

Hello Spring! at CF Chinook Centre - March 31 - April 28

Calgary Stampede Aggie Days – April 8-9

Peppa Pig Live! – Peppa Pig’s Big Splash – April 9

Hana’s Suitcase at Storybook Theatre – April 21 – May 6

The Queen, the Bear and the Bumblebee at Bella Concert Hall – April 23

Raffi 40 Years of Singable Songs at Jack Singer Concert Hall – April 23

Roger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at the Jubilee – April 25-30

Day Out With Thomas at Heritage Park – May 6, 7, 12, 13, and 14

Symphony Sunday for Kids: Beethoven Lives Upstairs – May 14

Seussical The Musical at Storybook Theatre – May 19 – June 3

Opening Weekend at Heritage Park – May 20-22

The Calgary International Children’s Festival – May 24-27

Windigo Concert


LIVE CONCERTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Turn up the volume and see the biggest and brightest stars perform in Calgary.


Arts Commons

Russian Masters: Tchaikovsky & Prokofiev – March 24-25

Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite – March 31

Sir James Galway and Friends: The Legacy Tour – April 1

The Last Waltz Remembered – April 5

Jack Broadbent – April 7

Classical Vienna: Mozart, Haydn and Shubert – April 8

The Mystery of Our Human Story with paleoanthropologist Lee Berger – April 9-10

Michael Kaeshammer – April 12

Dariush Live in Concert – April 15

Changes: A Tribute to David Bowie – April 22

An Evening with Jackson Browne – April 25

Miles Electric Band – April 27

Broadway Knights: Andrew, Elton & Paul – April 28

Poppa Chubby – May 5-6

French Classics: Ravel, Saint-Saëns & Franckl – May 5-6

The Debaters Live!  – May 7

Rush Hour: Beethoven Chill: Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral” – May 11

The Gryphon Trio – May 12

An Evening with Chris Mitchell – May 12

The Best of Beethoven – May 13

Bella Concert Hall

Pedrito Martinez – April 22

Ron Sexsmith – May 10

Andrés Cárdenes and the Calgary Youth Orchestra – May 14

Land’s End Ensemble 20th Anniversary Celebration – May 26

Commonwealth Bar & Stage

STRFKR – March 20

Skratch Bastid – March 29

Delhi 2 Dublin – March 30

Kate Tempest – March 31

Whitney – April 8

Reup with Yung Nin & Sioux V – April 13

Little Scream – April 14

Le Youth – April 27

Timber Timbre – May 3

Said The Whale – May 4

Gregory Alan Isakov – May 5

Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen – May 26

Cowboys Dance Hall

Lauren Mayell – April 7

Brad Saunders & Country Barbie Band – April 14

Backroad Traveler Band & Crystal McGrath – April 21

Cole Bradley & Lisa Nicole – May 5

Deerfoot Inn & Casino

Honeymoon Suite & Lee Aarono – April 15

Chilliwack & Doucette – April 29

George Canyon – May 13

April Wine – May 27

The Gateway

Bobby Bazini – March 24

Windigo – March 31

Yukon Blonde – April 1

The Bronx and Dave Hause and The Mermaid – April 5

Electric Six – April 6

Katatonia with Caspian – April 7

The Treble – May 4

Canadaland with Jesse Brown – May 13

Grey Eagle Resort & Casino

Weezer – April 5

Terry Fator – April 21

Lisa Lampanelli – May 12

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience – May 14

Jay Leno – May 25

The Hifi Club

Neighbour – March 23

A.Skillz – March 29

Moontricks with Chuurch – April 1

Blank Banshee – April 13

Jessy Lanza – May 10

Jubilee Auditorium

Mother Mother – March 20

Brian Wilson – April 13

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – April 15

The Naked Musicians – April 20

Raiders of the Lost Ark: Original Film with Orchestra – May 19-20

Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy – May 21

MacEwan Hall & Ballroom

The Zolas – March 24

Kaleo – April 1

Mayday Parade – April 15

Descendents – May 6

Marquee Beer Market & Stage

Hannah Wants – March 31

The Age of Electric at Marquee Beer Market & Stage – April 1

Everclear at Marquee Beer Market & Stage – May 16

The Palace Theatre

The Tea Party – March 25

Drezo – April 1

Snakehips – April 6

Prozzak – April 8

Good Charlotte – April 13

Jimmy Eat World – April 28

Sabaton – May 6

JoJo – May 12

Scotiabank Saddledome

Chris Stapleton – March 24

Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Scotiabank Saddledome – May 29

Studio Bell

Studio Bell After Hours – April 21

George Canyon at Studio Bell – April 29

More Live Music

The Bills at Bragg Creek Community Centre – April 1

Lester Quitzau at Gallery House Concerts – April 6

Sultans of String at Southwood United Church – April 7

Thibaut Garcia at Knox Presbyterian Church – April 8

Le Boeuf Brothers at John Dutton Theatre – April 9

The Gospel Side of Elvis at Martha Cohen Theatre – April 25

Karina Gauvin with Les Boréades de Montréal at Calgary Pro Musica – April 30 and May 2

Basia Bulat at Bragg Creek Community Centre – May 13

Classical Concerts

Alan Baylock and UCalgary Jazz Orchestra at University Theatre – March 27

Instrumental Society of Calgary featuring Neil Cockburn – April 2

New Orford String Quartet – April 2-3

Time Crunched: The Unfinished Symphony – April 6

A Celebration of Bartok II with UCalgary String Quartet – April 20

Nature in All Her Elements by Instrumental Society of Calgary – April 23

The Element of Joy: The Trout Quintet – May 7

Bach St. Mark Passion at Knox United Church – May 25-26

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 at Knox United Church – May 27

Stage West


NIGHT AT THE THEATRE

Start spring in style with a full season of theatre vibrant productions in Calgary.


Alberta Ballet

Our Canada – May 4-6

Alberta Theatre Projects

1979 at Alberta Theatre Projects – April 4-22

Calgary Opera

Turandot – April 1, 5, 7

Jubilations Dinner Theatre

Night at the Museum of Country Music – February 10 – April 16

Ferris Bueller’s School of Rock – April 21 – June 18

Lunchbox Theatre

Girl Crush – March 20 – April 8

Newfoundland Mary – April 24 – May 13

Stage West

Drinking Habits – February 10 – April 16

Rock of Ages – April 21 – June 25

Theatre Calgary

A Thousand Splendid Suns – March 7 – April 1

Crazy For You – April 18 – May 20

Theatre Junction Grand

The Watershed – March 29 – April 1

La Nuit Sauvage: The Dream Factory – April 22

When One Door Closes – May 9-13

Vertigo Theatre

Our Man In Havana – March 11 – April 9

The Three Musketeers – March 24 – April 8

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer – April 21-23

The Drowning Girls – May 13 – June 11

Just Outside Calgary 

Rosebud Theatre (Rosebud, AB)

The Skin of our Teeth – March 31 – June 3

More Theatre

Pumphouse Theatre One-Act Play Festival – March 22-25

Goddamn Millennials at Wine-Ohs – March 23

Roxanne Potvin at The Gallery – March 25

Taking Flight: Festival of Student Work – March 27

Modern Vaudevillians at Decidedly Jazz Danceworks – April 20 – May 6

NYC Meets YYC with Cowtown Opera – April 27 – May 7

Macbeth by The Shakespeare Company – May 12-27

Calgary Film


FRESH FILMS

Press play on dinner and a movie with these fantastic films and festivals in Calgary.


Dinner & A Movie at Heritage Park: Chicago – March 21

$100 Film Festival – March 22-25

Dinner & A Movie at Heritage Park: Will Wonka & the Chocolate Factory – April 4

Calgary International Film Festival Doc Soup Series – April 5

Dinner & A Movie at Heritage Park: Canadian Film Fan Favourite! – April 19

Calgary Food Tours


DANDY DRINKS AND FOOD

Fresh food awaits with farmers’ markets and that will give you a big taste of new flavours.


Alberta Food Tours

Calgary Farmers' Market

Crossroads Market

Market on Macleod

Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers' Market

Symon's Valley Ranch Farmers' Market

Alberta Beer Festivals U Create the Ad – March 1-22

“2 Can Dine” Date Night at Heritage Pointe – March 24

The Grape Escape at BMO Centre – March 25

Taste of Bragg Creek – March 31

Celebrity Hors d’Oeuvres with Alberta Theatre Projects – April 8

Taste of Jamaica – April 15

8th Annual Calgary Vegan Bake Sale – April 29

Canmore Uncorked – May 3-14

Calgary International Beerfest – April 5-6

Horde at the Hive 2017 - May 13

Calgary Expo


HANDCRAFTED SHOPPING & FESTIVALS

Step into spring with these festivals, antique shows, and handmade markets in Calgary.


Calgary International Salsa Congress – March 24-26

Make It! Calgary’s Handmade Market – April 7

Bowness Spring Craft Sale – April 1

Heritage Park Vintage & Antiques Sale – April 1-9

Beacon Original Art Annual Spring Show & Sale – April 22

Acadia Vintage Retro & Antiques Show – April 22

Calgary Spoken Word Festival: Words & Music – April 22-25

The Calgary Comic and Entertainment EXPO – April 27-30

Retail Therapy Night at The Clothing Bar Boutique – April 28

Dog Fest Spring Fling – May 6

The Alberta Dames Modern Vintage Market – May 6

CBC Calgary Reads Big Book Sale – May 12

The Calgary International Children’s Festival – May 24-27

Banff Yoga Festival – May 26-28

Calgary Hitmen


SPRING INTO SPORTS

Drop the puck on playoff season and jump into the action with sports and games in Calgary.


Zumba After Dark at The CORE – March 25

St. Patrick's Island Fun Run - May 6

Stars on Ice at the Scotiabank Saddledome – May 14

Calgary Flames Hockey (NHL)

Calgary Hitmen Hockey (WHL)

Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse (NLL)

Aspen Crossing


GREAT CALGARY ATTRACTIONS

Check out these must see attractions in Calgary to start spring on the right foot.


Aspen Crossing 

Bow Habitat Station

Calgary Tower

Calgary Zoo

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Fort Calgary

Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park

The Hangar Flight Museum

Shakers Fun Centre

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

TELUS Spark

WinSport

Jubilations Dinner Theatre


GREAT SPOTS FOR LGBT VISITORS

Check out these Calgary favourites ready to offer LGBT travellers a trip to remember.


Attractions & Entertainment

Alberta Ballet

Alberta Theatre Projects

Arts Commons

Calgary Opera

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Contemporary Calgary

Glenbow Museum

Grand Slam Golf Academy

Heritage Park

Jubilations Dinner Theatre

Stage West Theatre Restaurants

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

Theatre Calgary

Vertigo Theatre

Dining & Drinks

628 Stage & Lounge

AVEC Bistro

The Backlot

Broken City

Chef’s Table at Kensington Riverside Inn

Cowboys Dance Hall

The Coup

Dicken’s Pub

Lolita’s Lounge

Ming Asian Bistro and Bar

River Café

Twisted Element

Vin Room

Accommodations

Calgary Westways Bed and Breakfast

Hyatt Regency Calgary

Wyndham Garden Calgary Airport

Travel Services

Air Canada

Budget Rent a Car

WestJet

 

 

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