August in Calgary

August in Calgary
August in Calgary
Things to do

August in Calgary

Discover all of the great things to see and do in Calgary in August.

Please note: These events and activities are no longer up-to-date. Check back for updated event listings or explore for more great things to see and do in Calgary.

Make this summer count and discover all of the great things to see and do this August in Calgary. Take an epic selfie at the Block Party at Deerfoot City, challenge yourself to The Great YYC Staycation, drive-in at TELUS Spark Science Centre, and rock on with the Diesel Bird Hotel Music Festival. Soak in all of the unique ways to safely experience Calgary this summer.

Please check with each organization to review complete health and safety information before attending in-person events and activities.


Block Party - Art on The Boulevard

Where: Deerfoot City

When: July 16 - September 26


The Great YYC Staycation

Where: Various locations

When: July 24 – August 23


Historic Calgary Week and Heritage Day at Fort Calgary

Where: Fort Calgary

When: July 24 – August 3


Locked Zoo: Running Wild

Where: Calgary Zoo

When: August 1, 12, 13


2020 BUMP Festival

Where: Various locations

When: August 1-30


Alberta Country Music Series with Mike Plume

Where: King Eddy

When: August 1


Visit Glenbow

Where: Glenbow

When: Reopening August 3


Heritage Day at Heritage Park

Where: Heritage Park

When: August 3


Visit Calgary Farmyard

Where: Calgary Farmyard

When: Open Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


The DRIVE-IN at Spark

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: August 5-16


Rediscover Vendome

Where: Vendome

When: Open daily 


Free Outdoor Tours at Lougheed House

Get outside and enjoy Free Outdoor Tours at Lougheed House, a fun and safe way to keep learning all summer long. Tours are 60 minutes and limited to 20 people per tour. Reserve your tour date and time online and pre-order special boxed snacks from Chef Judy Wood for a taste on the outdoor patio after your tour.

Where: Lougheed House

When: August 6, 13, 20, 27


Visit Calaway Park

Where: Calaway Park

When: Open daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Diesel Bird Hotel Music Festival

Where: Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown

When: August 7


Alberta on the Plate

Where: Various locations

When: August 7-16


Rally in the Rockies

Where: Where

When: August 7-15


WinSport Mini Golf

Where: WinSport

When: Open Friday to Sunday


FOCUSED Photography Events

Where: Calgary Zoo

When: August 8 & 23


Motor Nights

Where: 43080 Bow Valley Trail, Cochrane, AB

When: August 12-16


Kensington Night Market

Where: Kensington Road

When: August 13 & 27


Alberta Country Music Series with Drew Gregory

Where: King Eddy

When: August 15


Calgary Phil All Access

Where: Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (Online)


Summer Feast

Where: Various locations

When: August 21-30


Alberta Country Music Series with The Prairie States

Where: King Eddy

When: August 22


Calgary Pride Week

Where: Online

When: August 28 – September 6

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