March in Calgary

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March in Calgary

20+ Things to Do in March

These listings were compiled for March 2020.  Please verify the status of all events with the event organizer and refer to our COVID-19 Traveller Update for more information.

Make this March one to remember as the weather warms up and the Calgary Flames make a charge for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. From the YYC Food and Drink Experience and Alberta Ballet's Peter Pan to Peppa Pig's Big Adventure! and the Calgary International Salsa Congress, March is a great time to experience all of the amazing things to see and do in Calgary.

 

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Pitched Perfect Golden Girls (POSTPONED)

The ladies of Maple Oaks Seniors home enter the Collegiate Singing Group Competition in Pitched Perfect Golden Girls at Jubilations Dinner Theatre.

Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre

When: January 18 – March 21

 

Vivian Maier: In Her Own Hands (POSTPONED)

Explore Vivian Maier: In Her Own Hands and discover the Chicago-based nanny who pursued photography in her spare time, capturing city images, and amassing more than 2,000 rolls of film and 3,000 prints over her career.

Where: Glenbow

When: February 8 – May 24

 

The Outsider (POSTPONED)

Stage West Theatre Restaurants presents The Outsider, a comedy about democracy and a comedic take on modern politics, all served with a buffet dinner.

Where: Stage West Theatre Restaurants

When: February 14 – April 19

 

Actually by Alberta Theatre Projects (POSTPONED)

Princeton University freshmen tales take centre stage in Actually by Alberta Theatre Projects, a riveting drama that won the Ovation Award in Los Angeles for best new play.

Where: Martha Cohen Theatre

When: February 26 – March 14

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Men Express Their Feelings (POSTPONED)

Two hockey dads and their sons are sentenced to the dressing room to sort out a misunderstanding in Men Express Their Feelings, a hilarious, fast-paced comedy, in it’s world premiere.

Where: Big Secret Theatre

When: February 28 – March 15

 

Heritage Park Ghost Tours (POSTPONED)

Learn the history and stories of the past with Heritage Park Ghost Tours, a 90 minute guided tour through the streets and alleys of Canada's largest living history museum.

Where: Heritage Park

When: March 4, 11, 18, 25

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NHL action at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

NHL action at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

Cheer on the Flames (POSTPONED)

Join the C of Red and cheer on the Calgary Flames with 9 home games in March at the Scotiabank Saddledome. There’s nothing like NHL action in Calgary.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: March 4, 6, 8, 12, 14, 21, 23, 25, 31

 

Shen Yun (POSTPONED)

5,000 years of wisdom, beauty, drama, and humour come to life on stage with Shen Yun, a world class theatrical journey of Chinese culture that will take your breath away.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: March 8-10

 

Admissions (POSTPONED)

Theatre Calgary presents Admissions, the critically acclaimed Broadway play about an admissions director and the struggle for inclusivity and diversity at a New England prep school.

Where: Max Bell Theatre

When: March 10 – April 4

 

The Glorious Sons: A War on Everything Tour (POSTPONED)

Canadian indie rockers The Glorious Sons come to Calgary for A War on Everything Tour, with special guests Black Pistol Fire.

Where: MacEwan Hall

When: March 12

 

Spark After Dark (POSTPONED)

Explore TELUS Spark Science Centre with Spark After Dark, an 18+ experience that gives you free reign over the galleries, a licensed bar, dance jams, and over 250 hands-on experiences.

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: March 12

 

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert (POSTPONED)

Experience the magic of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert as the original score of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga comes to life with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: March 12-14

 

Spruce Meadows Winter Farewell (POSTPONED)

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 12-15

 

Cheer on the Roughnecks (POSTPONED)

Experience the energy and excitement of lacrosse action with the Calgary Roughnecks with 2 home games in March at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Come for the party, stay for the game.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: March 13, 28

 

Wilco: Ode to Joy Tour (POSTPONED)

Alternative rock band Wilco bring the Ode To Joy Tour to the Jack Singer Concert Hall for an intimate night of music in support of their latest album, with loveable frontman Jeff Tweedy.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: March 13

 

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

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

$10 Date Night at Studio Bell (POSTPONED)

Make it a date with $10 Date Night at Studio Bell, 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 17

 

Music on Screen Docs Series: Mr. Jimmy (POSTPONED)

Join the Calgary International Film Festival for Music on Screen Doc Series screening of Mr. Jimmy, the story of a Japanese teenager who performs Led Zeppelin concerts note-for-note until Jimmy Page stops by and changes his life forever.

Where: Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

When: March 18

 

Penguin Walk at the Calgary Zoo (POSTPONED)

Experience the joy and wonder of the king penguin colony with the Penguin Walk at the Calgary Zoo. Get an up-close look at the king penguins as they explore and waddle their way through the zoo. The Penguin Walk is subject to cancellation due to weather for the safety of the penguins.

Where: Calgary Zoo

When: Daily at 11:00 a.m.

 

Alberta Ballet’s Peter Pan (POSTPONED)

Get your pixie dust ready for Alberta Ballet’s Peter Pan, the classic tale of the boy who won’t grow up, featuring an original score and critically acclaimed choreography.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: March 18-21

 

Spruce Meadows Spring Welcome (POSTPONED)

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 19-22

 

Alberta Spotlight: John Wort Hannam (POSTPONED)

The National Music Centre hosts folk-roots artist John Wort Hannam, as part of the Alberta Spotlight Series, an award winning musician from Lethbridge, Alberta.

Where: Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

When: March 19

 

The Shakespeare Company: A Tender Thing (POSTPONED)

What if Romeo and Juliet had lived? The Shakespeare Company presents A Tender Thing, a "remix" of the greatest love story ever told.

Where: Lunchbox Theatre

When: March 21 - April 11

 

Masters of Illusion (POSTPONED)

Inspired by the award-winning television series, Masters of Illusion brings together the most incredible grand illusions and laugh out loud comedy from the world of magic.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: March 23

 

Gram Garden at The CORE (POSTPONED)

Snap your next Instagram shot at Gram Garden at The CORE Shopping Centre, located on the 2nd floor bridge near The Body Shop. Enjoy free activations like terrarium-building, makeup tutorials, and kids crafts, and be sure to enter the Instagram contest to win a $200 CORE gift card.

Where: The CORE Shopping Centre

When: March 23 - May 17

 

Chicago The Musical (POSTPONED)

The record-breaking Broadway show Chicago The Musical brings the razzle-dazzle of the 1920’s to the stage for a night of fame, fortune, and all that jazz.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: March 24-25

 

Calgary International Salsa Congress (POSTPONED)

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 26-29

 

Hits of the ‘70s: A Classic Rock Songbook (POSTPONED)

Hits of the ‘70s: A Classic Rock Songbook is a symphonic tribute to the greatest anthems of the vinyl years with Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and classic songs like ‘Go Your Own Way’ and ‘Listen to the Music’.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: March 27-28

 

Peppa Pig’s Adventure!

Peppa Pig Live! Is back with a live show that features all your favourite characters taking an exciting camping trip in the woods, for a family friendly afternoon at the theatre.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: March 29

 

Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out

From goats and giraffes to octopuses and ostriches, see the world’s most spectacular animals like you’ve never seen them before at Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out at TELUS Spark Science Centre.

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: Extended until March 29, 2020


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Past Events

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YYC Food & Drink Experience

Experience Calgary’s vibrant culinary scene with ten days of food and drink at more than 65 of Calgary’s favourite restaurants. The YYC Food & Drink Experience features chef collaborations, winemaker’s dinners, and multi-course prix fixe value-priced menus.

Where: Various locations

When: February 28 – March 15

 

Brewchella Beer & Beverage Festival

Local breweries sample their brews along with menu favourites, spirits, wine, cocktails, and live entertainment at the Brewchella Beer & Beverage Festival. Over 20 new beers will be on tap at CRAFT Beer Market.

Where: CRAFT Beer Market – Calgary Downtown

When: March 4

 

4th Annual Cowboys Wing Off

Calgary’s top pubs and restaurants compete for the crown of tastiest wings at the 4th Annual Cowboys Wing Off. Enjoy all you can eat wings and cast your vote for the best.

Where: Cowboys Dance Hall

When: March 5

 

Celtic Illusion 

The Irish dance and grand illusion sensation comes to Canada for the very first time. Celtic Illusion brings together contemporary Irish dance with mind blowing magic for an all ages, one-night show in Calgary.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: March 7

 

Fred Penner: Cat Came Back 40th Anniversary Tour

Legendary Canadian singer songwriter Fred Penner celebrates a musical milestone with the Cat Came Back 40th Anniversary Tour from a career that has spanned generations of childhood memories.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: March 10

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