March in Calgary

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March in Calgary

20+ Things to Do in March

Make this March one to remember as the weather warms up and the Calgary Flames make a charge for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. From a Conversation with President Barack Obama and Christian Dior at Glenbow to the Calgary Home & Garden Show, March is a great time to experience all of the amazing things to see and do in Calgary.

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Calgary Flames NHL action at the Scotiabank Saddledome

NHL action at the Scotiabank Saddledome

FEATURED EVENT: Cheer on the Flames

Join the C of Red and cheer on the Calgary Flames with 10 home games in March at the Scotiabank Saddledome. There’s nothing like NHL action in Calgary.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: March 2, 4, 10, 12, 15, 19, 21, 25, 27, 29

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Christian Dior at Glenbow

Christian Dior at Glenbow features an exquisite collection of gowns, apparel, perfume, and accessories from the first ten years of the House of Dior when the legendary Christian Dior designed the pieces himself.

Where: Glenbow
When: February 3 – June 2

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Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act

Stage West Theatre Restaurants presents Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act, the sequel to the crowd favourite 2016 hit of merry mix-ups with the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing.

Where: Stage West Theatre Restaurants
When: February 8 – April 14

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Live Music Thursdays

Join Winebar Kensington every Thursday in the month of March for live music from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. with wine features and great local artists.

Where: Winebar Kensington
When: March 7, 14, 21, 28

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Cheer on the Roughnecks

Experience the energy and excitement of lacrosse action with the Calgary Roughnecks with 3 home games in March at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Come for the party, stay for the game.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: March 9, 16, 30

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Spring Rally in the Alley

Rally with other car enthusiasts with Spring Rally in the Alley at Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park. Get out of the house with this family-friendly event that includes car-themed activities with the chance to win the grand prize.

Where: Gasoline Alley
When: March 22-31

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Footloose: New Town New Dance

Let the dance rebellion begin with Footloose: New Town New Dance at Jubilations Dinner Theatre for an entertaining night of theatre and food.

Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre
When: March 23 – May 4

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Games Night at Selkirk Grille

Play classic board games or bring one of your own to Games Night at Selkirk Grille with a clever menu of snacks and beverages to suit the theme. Admission is free to this fun event.

Where: Selkirk Grille at Heritage Park
When: March 28

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Calgary International Salsa Congress

Feel the energy of the Calgary International Salsa Congress, the hottest dance show of the year. This annual event welcomes some of the best dancers in the world for live performances, workshops, and the chance to dance with world champions.

Where: Hyatt Regency Calgary
When: March 28-31

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Past Events

These great events have already taken place.

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The Scarlett Letter

Theatre Calgary brings a modern adaption of The Scarlett Letter to the stage for a new take on the classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Where: Max Bell Theatre
When: February 26 – March 23

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Calgary Home & Garden Show

The Calgary Home & Garden Show brings together more than 550 vendors with all the tips and tricks you need to get started on your next home improvement project, with appearances by popular HGTV hosts and personalities.

Where: BMO Centre
When: February 28 – March 3

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Habib Koité, Bassekou Kouyate & Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Afro-pop megastar Habib Koité comes to Calgary with Grammy winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo for an evening of song and entertainment.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall
When: March 1

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Calgary Maple Festival des Sucres

Explore the history of the Sugar Shack, a French Canadian tradition, at the Calgary Maple Festival des Surcres. Heritage Park hosts this annual winter festival with activities and entertainment for the whole family.

Where: Heritage Park
When: March 2-3

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Raffi in Concert

Clap along to Raffi in Concert as this family favourite entertainer brings his classic hits, like “Baby Beluga” and “Down by the Bay”, to Calgary at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. Two concert times are available at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall
When: March 2

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Young the Giant: Mirror Master Tour

Los Angeles quintet Young the Giant bring their Mirror Master Tour to Calgary for a performance at MacEwan Hall with special guests.

Where: MacEwan Hall
When: March 2

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ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships

Cheer on Canada’s best speed skaters at the ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships at the Olympic Oval, located on the University of Calgary campus, as part of Cold Sweat Fest. Enjoy live entertainment between races and see Olympic Champion Christine Nesbitt inducted into the Olympic Oval Wall of Champions.

Where: Olympic Oval
When: March 2-3

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River Café Pop-Up Dinner @ Central Library

Join River Café executive chef Matthias Fong at the New Central Library for a Pop-Up Dinner, with guest chefs Darren MacLean (Shokunin), Duncan Ly (Foreign Concept), Galasa Aden (Deane House), and visiting guest chefs from Netflix’s The Final Table, Charles Michel and Angel Vazquez.

Where: New Central Library
When: March 3

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A Conversation with President Barack Obama

The 44th President of the United States comes to Calgary for A Conversation with President Barack Obama to share the story of his unlikely path to the White House.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: March 5

Check out the complete Barack Obama guide to exploring Calgary for some recommendations to have the Presidential experience exploring Calgary.

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Dinner & A Movie: Stand By Me

Join Heritage Park for Dinner & A Movie, with a special screening of ‘Stand By Me’ and a custom three-course dinner menu from the Selkirk Grille before enjoying the classic movie on the big screen at Gasoline Alley.

Where: Heritage Park
When: March 5

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Coeur De Pirate in Concert

French Canadian indie star Coeur De Pirate comes to Calgary with special guests for a performance at MacEwan Hall.

Where: MacEwan Hall
When: March 7

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The Palace

Enjoy live music at The Palace Theatre

SNAP! Featuring Serena Ryder & Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

SNAP! features the musical talent of Serena Ryder and Michael Bernard Fitzgerald at The Palace Theatre. This event supports “Dress for Success” in celebration of International Women’s Day.

Where: The Palace Theatre
When: March 7

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Rush Hour: Brahms

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s Rush Hour: Brahms features a performance of Symphony No. 1 from the legendary composer where you are encouraged to tweet during the show. Rush Hour concerts start earlier and feature shorter programs so you can enjoy the music and have the rest of the night ahead.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall
When: March 7

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Speaking to the Spine: Curator’s Tour with Shauna Thompson

Join Curator Shauna Thompson for Speaking to the Spine, an exclusive tour of the Esker Foundation’s winter exhibitions. Registration for this event is recommended.

Where: Esker Foundation
When: March 8

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Brahms v. Radiohead

Brahms’ Symphony No. 1 and the Radiohead album OK Computer come together at Brahms v. Radiohead, from innovative conductor Steve Hackman and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall
When: March 9

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Bar Modern Calgary

Get a taste of the YYC Food & Drink Experience at Bar Modern

YYC Food & Drink Experience

Experience Calgary’s vibrant culinary scene with ten days of food and drink at more than 50 of Calgary’s favourite best restaurants. The YYC Food & Drink Experience features chef collaborations, winemaker’s dinners, and multi-course prix fixe value-priced menus.

Where: Various locations
When: March 1-10

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The New Canadian Curling Club

A Chinese physician, a Jamaican Tim Horton’s manager, a South Asian father, and a 17-year old Syrian refugee form a curling team in a rural Alberta town in The New Canadian Curling Club, a comedy by Alberta Theatre Projects.

Where: Martha Cohen Theatre
When: March 5-23

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Spruce Meadows Winter Farewell

Close out the winter jumping season with the Spruce Meadows Winter Farewell with horses and riders in the comfort of the indoor jumping facility. Admission and parking to this event are complimentary.

Where: Spruce Meadows
When: March 7-10

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Ticket to Love by Cowtown Opera

Ticket to Love by Cowtown Opera is a romantic comedy that uses the greatest hits in opera to tell a tale of modern love.

Where: Studio Theatre, cSPACE King Edward
When: March 8-10

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Wild Seas, Secret Shores with Photographer Thomas Peschak

Marine biologist and photographer Thomas Peschak brings a special presentation of Wild Seas, Secret Shores to the Jack Singer Concert Hall, and brings you face to face with hammerhead sharks, bottlenose dolphins, and manta rays.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall
When: March 10-11

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Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

Date Night at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell

Make it a date with $10 Date Night at Studio Bell, presented by East Village, with evening hours and a special discounted rate for visitors from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where: Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
When: March 12

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Festival of Animated Objects presents: GIANT

The Festival of Animated Objects presents GIANT, the amazing story of professional wrestling legend Andre the Giant, told through captivating imagery, animated objects, and a special wrestling match from the perspective of the one person he left behind.

Where: The GRAND
When: March 12-24

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Lynyrd Skynard ‘Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour’

Southern rock icons Lynyrd Skynard come to Calgary on their ‘Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour’ as they wrap up a career that has lasted more than 40 years, 60 albums, and 30 million units sold.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: March 13

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Alberta Ballet presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the enchanted world of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedic tale set against the panoramic Jubilee stage.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
When: March 13-16

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Spruce Meadows Spring Welcome

Kick off the spring jumping season with the Spruce Meadows Spring Welcome with horses and riders in the comfort of the indoor jumping facility. Admission and parking to this event are complimentary.

Where: Spruce Meadows
When: March 14-17

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Adults Only Night at TELUS Spark

Adults Only Night at TELUS Spark

Adults Only Night: CIRCUS! After Dark

Adults Only Night at TELUS Spark will test your skills as an acrobat and your courage to brave the high wire as the lights go down on a darker side of the circus. Experience the CIRCUS! exhibition in a whole new way and enjoy free reign over the galleries and a licensed bar at TELUS Spark.

Where: TELUS Spark
When: March 14

 

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Shamrocks & Shenanigans

Mix and mingle at Shamrocks & Shenanigans with a selection of Big Rock Brewery’s finest beers and dance the night away to live entertainment.

Where: Selkirk Grille at Heritage Park
When: March 16

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Esker Foundation

Tour the Esker Foundation with Curator Shauna Thompson (Photo credit: Travel Alberta)

Master Class for Families

The Esker Foundation hosts Master Class for Families, a free hands-on event for families to create art related to the current exhibitions. This program is for kids ages 5-10 and must be accompanied by an adult throughout the duration of the workshop.

Where: Esker Foundation
When: March 17

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St. Patrick’s Day in Calgary

Celebrate the luck of the Irish with St. Patrick’s Day celebrations throughout Calgary. Plan your green festivities with this guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Calgary.

Where: Various locations
When: March 17

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A Celtic Celebration with Heather Rankin

Join Heather Rankin, from the legendary Rankin family, for A Celtic Celebration at the Jack Singer Concert Hall for a special St. Patrick’s Day event.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall
When: March 17

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Dinner & A Movie: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Join Heritage Park for Dinner & A Movie, with a special screening of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ and a custom three-course dinner menu from the Selkirk Grille before enjoying the movie on the big screen at Gasoline Alley.

Where: Heritage Park
When: March 19

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Alberta Spotlight: The Prairie States

The National Music Centre hosts rising country music stars The Prairie States as part of the Alberta Spotlight series, with their unique blend of catchy country songs, ‘60s soul and ‘70s rock.

Where: Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
When: March 23

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Let There Be Rock

The first annual Let There Be Rock comes to The Big Four Road House at the Calgary Stampede with performances by Tom Cochrane with Red Rider, Loverboy, and Chiliwack. This general admission event is 18+.

Where: The Big Four Road House
When: March 23

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