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June in Calgary

Things to do this June in Calgary 2022

Make this summer count with amazing things to see and do this June in Calgary. Get your laughs with standup comedy at FunnyFest and the Great Outdoors Comedy Festival, celebrate the return of the 4th Street Lilac Festival, discover western culture at Way Out West Fest, watch the best volleyball players in the world at the Women’s Volleyball Nations League, and get a front row seat for Sled Island. It’s all happening this June in Calgary.



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Experience the Past at Heritage Park

Mine for coal at Prospect Ridge and ride the train or the S.S. Moyie – Calgary’s only steam powered paddle wheeler! Play games at the Indigenous Settlement and learn about the spooky history of the Prince House. Then grab an ice cream at the Midway or a refreshing drink at Drew’s Saloon. Memories are made at Heritage Park.

Where: Heritage Park

When: Open daily

 

FunnyFest Comedy Festival

Laugh along to the FunnyFest Comedy Festival with headlining comedians and six comedians per show. Get your tickets now for the ultimate festival of laughs in Calgary.

Where: Various locations

When: June 2-12

 

Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival

The Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival features over 45 films over the 10 day festival, including documentaries, features, shorts, and animation. Get your tickets now for the longest running queer film festival in Canada, celebrating its 24th year.

Where: Globe Cinema

When: June 3-12

 

Zoo Brew

Cheers to a hoppy night at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo with Zoo Brew, an adults-only evening of local craft beer, local food, and fun activities.

Where: Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

When: June 4

 

4th Street Lilac Festival

The 4th Street Lilac Festival is a Calgary tradition and the start of festival season in the city, featuring FREE music, entertainment, and over 500 vendors for all ages.

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

When: June 5

 

Heaven by Cheryl Foggo

Lunchbox Theatre presents Heaven, the little-known true history of Black pioneers in the prairies. A story of resilience, love and baseball. Performances Tuesday to Sunday.

Where: Lunchbox Theatre

When: June 7-26

 

Calgary Stampeder’s Regular Season Kick Off

Cheer on the Calgary Stampeder’s Regular Season Kick Off at McMahon Stadium vs the Montreal Alouettes. Be there for kick-off at 7:00 p.m. for the start of another exciting season of CFL action.

Where: McMahon Stadium

When: June 9

 

Spark After Dark “Beyond the Rainbow"

TELUS Spark Science Centre Spark After Dark “Beyond the Rainbow” (18+ event) Another fabulous night of science, special talks, live entertainment and more.

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: June 10

 

Jann Arden Live!

The Jann Arden Live! Cross-Canada Tour comes to the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino in Calgary for a night of classic songs from the beloved Canadian musician.

Where: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino

When: June 10

 

Ragtime: A Concert Performance

Arts Commons, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, and Theatre Calgary present Ragtime: A Concert Performance, celebrating the power of music in the world premiere of a new adaptation by the acclaimed Boston Pops orchestra of this Tony Award-winning musical.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: June 10-11

 

THIRD ACTion Film Festival

The THIRD ACTion Film Festival celebrates five years with a weekend festival of film and talks. Join online or in-person at the Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall at the Central Library and get festival passes, bundles, or single tickets now.

Where: Online and Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall at the Central Library

When: June 10-12

 

Spruce Meadows Founders’ Classic

New in 2022, the Spruce Meadows Founders’ Classic features international athletes at this world class equestrian facility in Calgary. Purchase tickets ahead of time.

Where: Spruce Meadows

When: June 10-12

 

Way Out West Fest

Way Out West Fest celebrates the diverse culture and spirit of the modern West with sport, music, art, history, culinary, and craft activities and events.

Where: Various locations

When: June 10-12

 

Spruce Meadows National

Enjoy the Spruce Meadows National with your family and explore shopping, pony rides, a salute to First Responders, and more. Purchase tickets ahead of time.

Where: Spruce Meadows

When: June 16-19

 

Trevor Noah: Back to Abnormal Tour

Join comedian Trevor Noah for the Back to Abnormal Tour at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, presented by Just for Laughs.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: June 17

 

9th Annual Wings and Wheels

Celebrate Father’s Day Weekend with the 9th Annual Wings and Wheels at The Hangar Flight Museum, a vehicle show and shine with some of the aircraft open for interior viewing. Helicopter tours will also be available for an additional cost. Dads get FREE admission to the museum with the purchase of a regular admission.

Where: The Hangar Flight Museum

When: June 18-19

 

Father’s Day at the Track

On Father's Day, bring the whole gang and treat Dad to a special day at the Track starting with a delicious Buffet from 11 am to 2 pm then stick around and watch as some of the 'best in the west' compete in the Regional Driving Championships. Post time for harness racing is 2:15pm

Where: Century Downs Racetrack

When: June 19

 

Nate Bargatze: The Raincheck Tour

Hailing from Old Hickory, Tennessee, stand-up comedian Nate Bargatze brings The Raincheck Tour to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: June 19


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Father’s Day Events in Calgary

Celebrate dad with these with these family friendly activities and events happening this June in Calgary.

9th Annual Wings and Wheels at The Hangar Flight Museum – June 18-19

Father’s Day Brunch at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo – June 19

Father’s Day Brunch at Heritage Park – June 19

Check back for more event updates soon!

 

New Blood: A Story of Reconciliation

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with a production of New Blood: A Story of Reconciliation, the story of Chief Vincent Yellow Old Woman, featuring Blackfoot music, contemporary and traditional Indigenous dance, and poetry.

Where: Heritage Park

When: June 21

 

Diljit Dosanjh: Born to Shine World Tour

International Punjabi superstar Diljit Dosanjh brings his Born to Shine World Tour to the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: June 21

 

An Evening with Jane Goodall

The Jane Goodall Institute Presents An Evening with Jane Goodall at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium as she shares her message of hope and inspires people around the world to take action.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: June 22

 

Sled Island

The Sled Island Music & Arts Festival returns with over 200 musicians performing at diverse venues across Calgary, featuring Princess Nokia, Built to Spill, Grouper, Joyce Manor, Low, and special guest curator Sudan Archives.

Where: Various locations

When: June 22-26

 

The Great Outdoors Comedy Festival

Celebrate with a laugh at The Great Outdoors Comedy Festival, featuring Bill Burr, David Space, Donnell Rawlings, along with Chris Redd, Melissa Villasenor, Alex Moffat, and James Austin Johnson from Saturday Night Live.

Where: Prince’s Island Park

When: June 24-26


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Women’s Volleyball Nations League.

Women’s Volleyball Nations League.


Women’s Volleyball Nations League

Get a front row seat for world class volleyball action at the Women’s Volleyball Nations League, featuring the top women’s volleyball teams from around the world.

Where: 7 Chiefs Sportplex & Jim Starlight Centre

When: June 28 – July 3

 

Russell Peters: Act Your Age World Tour

Outback presents Canadian comedian Russell Peters and his Act Your Age World Tour at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: June 28

 

Spruce Meadows Pan American

The top riders in the world return for the Spruce Meadows Pan American at this world class equestrian facility in Calgary. Purchase tickets ahead of time.

Where: Spruce Meadows

When: June 30 – July 3

 

Queen: It’s A Kinda Magic

Back by popular demand from Australia, Queen: It’s A Kinda Magic is a night of non-stop live rock anthems including We Will Rock You, We Are the Champions, I Want To Break Free, Somebody Bites the Dust, A Kind of Magic, and Bohemian Rhapsody.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: June 30

 

Calgary Beers & Cheers Pass

Download the FREE Calgary Beers & Cheers Pass to get great deals and discounts at local breweries, distilleries, cideries, and wineries, like Annex Ale Project, Bridgeland Distillery, and City & Country Urban Winery. The Calgary Beers & Cheers Pass is valid until June 30th, 2022. Please drink responsibly.

Where: Various locations

When: Valid until June 30, 2022

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