July in Calgary

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July in Calgary

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

Soak up the sun and explore all the great things to see and do this July in Calgary. Celebrate Canada Day in style, sing along to digital concerts featuring Alberta musicians, and rediscover favourite attractions like Gasoline Alley, The Hangar Flight Museum, and the Calgary Zoo.

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

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Shakespeare by the Bow: Romeo & Juliet

Shakespeare by the Bow presents ‘Romeo and Juliet’ as this summer tradition comes to life online with free admission, streamed live Wednesdays and Saturdays. ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is presented by Theatre Calgary in association with The Shakespeare Company and Hit + Myth Productions.

Where: Online

When: June 24 – July 18

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Celebrate Canada Day from Home

Celebrate Canada Day in Calgary with free, family-friendly celebrations, online events and activities hosted by the Calgary Public Library and Fort Calgary and a one-hour virtual concert will help you sing Oh Canada! from the comfort of your own home.

Where: Celebrate at Home

When: July 1

Check out all the great ways to celebrate Canada Day in Calgary from home.

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Visit Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park 

Go back in time with Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park and explore two floors of automobile history, including vintage vehicles and gasoline pumps. Admission for this local favourite must be purchased online with a selected date and time.

Where: Heritage Park 

When: Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

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Hotels Live

Get a front row seat to live music with Hotels Live, an exclusive live entertainment series paired with a hotel night stay. Stay at the Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown and sing along to Fresh Horses (July 11), and Pink 4Reud (July 18) with a hotel balcony concert.

Where: Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown

When: July 11, 18

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Alberta Spotlight

Catch the latest edition of Alberta Spotlight, a weekly online concert series showcasing talented Alberta musicians you can enjoy from home. Tip the artists online and stay tuned for artist announcements.

Where: Online

When: July 1

 

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Brewery & the Beast Presents: Homeschool Series

Take part in The Brewery & the Beast Homeschool Series, interactive online sessions hosted by Calgary alumni chefs and guest bartenders ready to share cocktail ideas and culinary recipes using simple ingredients. 

Where: Online

When: July 2

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Calgary Stampede 2020

Keep the Calgary Stampede spirit alive with new ways to celebrate The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. Enjoy the Mini Donut Drive- Thru, BMO KIds' Day Pancake Drive-Thru, Community Pancake Drive-Thru, and the Bell Fireworks Spectacular. Yahoo!

Where: Various activities

When: July 3-12

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Mick Flannery & William Elliot Whitmore

The Calgary Folk Music Festival presents Mick Flannery & William Elliot Whitmore live in concert from the comfort of your own home. Tickets are $8.00 for a new kind of summer magic. Check out the entire complete virtual live summer schedule.

Where: Online

When: July 4

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Downhill Karting

Downhill Karting is open for the summer for a gravity fueled adventure you will love. It's a fast-paced, gravity fuelled ride for the whole family with more than 50 twists and turns over 1800 metres of track. Book online prior to arrival to ensure a contactless experience.

Where: WinSport

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

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Spark is Reopening

Ready to experience TELUS Spark Science Centre in a whole new way? It's your science centre, reimagined and reopening on July 11. All guests are required to have a timed ticket for entry. TELUS Spark Science Centre will be open daily starting July 11, 2020.

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: July 11

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Music in the Park

Enjoy a free night of music each Wednesday night with Music in the Park at Heritage Park. Local musicians perform at Celebration Field with a licensed barbecue tent, Vulcan Ice Cream Parlour, and Candy Store open for business. Come early to reserve your space!

Where: Heritage Park

When: Wednesdays, July 15 - August 26

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Camp at Aspen Crossing

The Campground at Aspen Crossing is now open for your next summer adventure with proper social distancing in effect. The playground, washroom, and laundry facilities are all available for RV campers.

Where: Aspen Crossing

When: Now open

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Block Party - Art on The Boulevard

Block Party - Art on The Boulevard is an art installation and patio space created by four local artists that includes a 200 foot roadway mural, outdoor lawn games and interactive art seating. Enjoy this amazing public art space at Deerfoot City while socially distancing.

Where: Deerfoot City

When: July 16 - September 26

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Explore Ralph Klein Park

Explore the great outdoors at Ralph Klein Park in Calgary. The park includes a wetland area with a natural playground, picnic and day use area, public art, and trails perfect for walking, running, and cycling. The Ralph Klein Environmental Education Centre remains closed.

Where: Ralph Klein Park

When: Open daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

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Say CHEESE! at Granary Road

Local cheese producers share their craft with you with Say CHEESE! at Granary Road. Learn about the cheese making process, enjoy a giant Swiss cheese photo op, and win free Learning Park passes.

Where: Granary Road

When: July 17-19

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ATB Presents: Drive In for Mental Health with Gord Bamford

Get a front row parking spot for ATB Presents: Drive In for Mental Health with Gord Bamford at the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino in support of mental health charities across Alberta.

Where: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino

When: July 18

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Schedule Takeoff at The Hangar Flight Museum

Get ready for takeoff at The Hangar Flight Museum to experience aviation favourites like the Avro Lancaster, the Hawker Hurricane, and the Twin Otter. Timed ticketing is required to purchase your tickets online and select your arrival time for a custom experience you will never forget. 

Where: The Hangar Flight Museum

When: Timed ticketing Fridays and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

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Calgary Folk Music Festival at Home

Get the front row experience with Calgary Folk Music Festival at Home this July. Live streamed concerts, archival footage, and interviews will be broadcast with headliners Copperhead, Corb Lund and Amythyst Kiah of Our Natives Daughters.

Where: Online

When: July 23-26

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Sip a Pint at Ol’ Beautiful Brewing Company

Located in the heart of Inglewood, Ol’ Beautiful Brewing Company is ready to welcome you to their taproom and patio for a pint. Order a pint of the Pegasus American Pale Ale or Okami Kasu Japanese Ale for a truly local taste. 

Where: Ol’ Beautiful Brewing Company

When: Taproom open Tuesday to Sunday 

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Ride into Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

Discover the life of a ranching cowboy at Bar U Ranch National Historic Site. Take a road trip, try your hand at roping, visit the cookhouse, and explore authentic ranch buildings just a one hour drive from Calgary.

Where: Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

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

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Visit the Calgary Zoo

Welcome back to the Calgary Zoo for a world wildlife experience you will never forget. Journey through a one-way outdoor experience and check out the Zooventure Experience Map to plan your adventure into the wild. Timed ticketing is required to purchase your tickets online and select your arrival time for a truly VIP experience at the Zoo.

Where: Calgary Zoo

When: Timed ticketing daily 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

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