June in Calgary

Rooftop pation ping pong at national on 8th
Rooftop pation ping pong at national on 8th
Things to Do

June in Calgary

25+ things to do this June in Calgary

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Calgary Tower and kick off the summer festival season this June in Calgary. It’s time to get out and explore all the great things to see and do with 25+ activities to make the most of your summer.

Cowboys Pop-Up! at The CORE

Two step your way to the Cowboys Dance Hall western-style pop-up, located on the second level of the CORE Shopping Centre. The Cowboys Pop-Up! will feature concerts, contests, giveaways and more, every Friday leading up to the Calgary Stampede.

Where: The CORE Shopping Centre
When: June 1 - July 16

Lilac Festival June 3, 2018 - Free event in Mission, 4th Street and 17th Ave SW

Lilac Festival is a free event that takes place June 3, 2018.

Lilac Festival

Lilac Festival is a free one day event and the unofficial start of festival season in Calgary with musical talent, vendors, entertainment, and thousands of attendees. 

Where: 4th Street between 13th Avenue SW & Elbow Drive SW
When: June 3

Spruce Meadows ‘National’ show jumping competition - June 6-10, 2018

The Spruce Meadows ‘National’ takes place June 6-10, 2018

Spruce Meadows ‘National’

Opening the Spruce Meadows Summer Series, the ‘National’ brings the best show jumping athletes and horses from around the world to Spruce Meadows for a family friendly even in Calgary.

Where: Spruce Meadows
When: June 6-10

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald in Concert

Singer and songwriter Michael Bernard Fitzgerald brings his unique talents to the Bella Concert Hall for an evening of live music with this Calgary-based musician.

Where: Bella Concert Hall
When: June 8

Inglewood Night Market

The Inglewood Night Market features over 50 local vendors with food trucks, outdoor seating, and musical entertainment.

Where: Inglewood (off 9th Street SE and 10th Street SE)
When: June 8

Kevin Hart performs at the Scotiabank Saddledome June 8, 2018

Kevin Hart performs at the Scotiabank Saddledome June 8, 2018

The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour

Popular stand-up comedian Kevin Hart comes to the Scotiabank Saddledome for a laugh out loud night of comedy in Calgary.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: June 8

Banff Lake Cruise on Lake Minnewanka

Just an hour and a half from the Calgary, the Banff Lake Cruise is a one hour guided boat cruise on beautiful Lake Minnewanka. Boat rentals and guided fishing tours are also available

Where: Lake Minnewanka (Banff)
When: Open daily starting June 9 with departures every hour, on the hour from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Bryan Adams ‘The Ultimate Tour’

Canadian legend Bryan Adams brings The Ultimate Tour to the Scotiabank Saddledome for an energetic stage show that has made him an international star.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: June 9

Pandas at Panda Passage at the Calgary Zoo

Panda Passage at the Calgary Zoo

Panda Passage at the Calgary Zoo

The wait is finally over and you can now visit Panda Passage at the Calgary Zoo and experience a world of cuteness with the four giant pandas who now call Calgary home.

Where: Calgary Zoo
When: Now Open

3rd Annual Azuridge Tiki Party

Grab your Hawaiian shirts, floral dresses, and summer hats, for an unforgettable tiki party with food, cocktails, local beer, games, and music with the 3rd Annual Azuridge Tiki Party.

Where: Azuridge Estate Hotel
When: June 9

All Sport One Day

Children get the chance to try a new sport during All Sport One Day with over 70 activities to choose from at 17 facilities across Calgary. Register ahead of time for up to two free sessions.

Where: Various Venues
When: June 10

Social Distortion 2018 Summer Tour

Social Distortion, with special guests Aaron Lee Tasjan and Jade Jackson, comes to MacEwan Hall for a general admission concert with a Road Zombie VIP Experience available for the show.

Where: MacEwan Hall
When: June 12

The Rooftop Patio at National on 8th

The Rooftop Patio at National on 8th

Rooftop Patio at National on 8th

Soak up the sun on western Canada’s largest rooftop patio at National on 8th, play a game of ping pong or cornhole and grab a pint for a true summer experience in Calgary.

Where: National on 8th
When: Open Monday – Saturday

Xavier Rudd: Storm Boy Tour

Australian musician Xavier Rudd brings his Storm Boy Tour to Calgary for a unique musical performance of didgeridoos, guitar, percussion, blues harp, and his distinct vocal style.

Where: MacEwan Hall
When: June 14

Dylan Moran: Grumbling Mustard

Award-winning comedian Dylan Moran brings his unique brand of laughs to Calgary as part of his Grumbling Mustard Tour at MacEwan Hall.

Where: MacEwan Hall
When: June 15

Calaway Park Timber Falls log ride

Celebrate Father’s Day at Calaway Park

Rad Dad Day

Celebrate dad with Rad Dad Day at Calaway Park with free admission for dads and grandads when accompanied by a child.

Where: Calaway Park
When: June 17

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Pops in the Park

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents Pops in the Park at Heritage Park for a casual evening of popular classic favourites with a side of western barbeque.

Where: Heritage Park
When: June 20-21

Sled Island show at the nite owl

Sled Island

Sled Island show at the Palomino

Sled Island

Sled Island

Sled Island is a five-day music and arts festival that brings more than 250 bands, comedy, film, and art enthusiasts together with over 30,000 attendees and 35 unique venues across the city, including The Flaming Lips at MacEwan Hall and National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.

Where: Various Venues
When: June 20-24

Western Regional Driving Championship

Cheer on the best drivers in the region at the Western Regional Driving Championship as they contend for the 2018 National Driving Championship.

Where: Century Downs Racetrack and Casino
When: June 23

Grandparent’s Weekend

Celebrate the grandparents in your life with 50% off regular admission for grandma and grandpa when accompanied by a grandchild during Grandparents Weekend at Calaway Park.

Where: Calaway Park
When: June 23-24

Explore Prince’s Island Park

Prince’s Island Park is the perfect place to start your next summer adventure with the whole family on the banks of the Bow River. Playgrounds, picnic areas, pathways, and trails make this one of Calgary’s most popular public parks.

Where: 4th Street and 1st Ave SW
When: June 27-28

Vance Joy’s Nation of Two World Tour

Australian singer and songwriter Vance Joy comes to the Scotiabank Saddledome to share songs from his highly anticipated sophomore album Nation of Two.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: June 28

Summer Season at Banff Mount Norquay

Kick off Summer Season at Banff Mount Norquay with the Via Ferrata, Sightseeing Chairlift, Cliffhouse Bistro, Hiking Trails, and so much more.

Where: Banff Mount Norquay
When: June 29

John Butler Trio with Mama Kin Spender

Independent Australian artist John Butler brings his popular John Butler Trio to Calgary with special guest Mama Kin for an energetic night of blues and roots music.

Where: MacEwan Hall
When: June 30

view of the city skyline from the Calgary Tower

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Calgary Tower on June 30, 2018

Calgary Tower 50th Anniversary Block Party

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Calgary Tower with a 60s themed block party with food trucks, face painting, free ice cream, and music from BassBus, with 50% off admission all day.

Where: Calgary Tower
When: June 30