March in Calgary

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Things to Do

March in Calgary

Things to do this March 2023 in Calgary

Please note: These events and activities are no longer up-to-date. Check out What to Do in Calgary This Week for more great things to see and do in Calgary.

Make the final days of winter count with the best things to see and do this March in Calgary. Get tickets to live music and cultural performances at the Saddledome and Jubilee, check out brand new exhibitions at TELUS Spark, or find your next favourite wine & food pairing at a culinary festival. It’s also your last chance go tubing at the WinSport Tube Park, ride Ice Bikes at Bowness Park, and see the Penguin Walk at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo.


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Old Dominion: No Bad Vibes Tour 

American country music band Old Dominion comes to Calgary with the No Bad Vibes Tour at the Scotiabank Saddledome on March 3, 2023, with special guests Frank Ray, Steven Lee Olsen, and Shawn Austin. 

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome 

When: March 3 


Women's History Walking Tour

Fort Calgary is hosting a Women's History Guided Walking Tour in celebration of International Women's Day. You'll discover some of the hidden histories of notable local and Canadian women. The guided tour is 90 minutes long from 2:00pm-3:30pm Saturday and Sunday.

Where: Fort Calgary

When: March 4 & 5


ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championship 

The 2023 World Junior Figure Skating Competition takes place in Calgary at WinSport this month. Experience the annual event of young skaters from around the world competing for the world junior titles in men’s, ladies’, pairs and ice dance.  

Where: WinSport 

When: Until March 5 


Rock the Nation 

National Music Centre presents Rock the Nation, a rousing theatrical production celebrating and honouring Canada’s remarkable musical legacy. Experience it all live on stage, and journey through the decades. 

Where: Studio Bell, the Home of the National Music Centre 

When:  Until March 5


Bombay Black

Funny, violent, and humane, Bombay Black brings together magical fables and the gritty reality of street life with a cabaret stage configuration. Recommended for ages 18+

Where: Alberta Theatre Projects, Martha Cohen Theatre

When: March 7-19


The Best of Whitney

American Idol finalist LaKisha Jones, conductor Naomi Woo, and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra perform The Best of Whitney, a concert celebrating the one and only Whitney Houston.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: March 10 & 11


Shen Yun 

Experience the depth and breadth of authentic Chinese culture with Shen Yun at the Jubilee Auditorium, a magical performance of the beauty of China before communism.  The breathtaking pageantry evokes themes of virtue, compassion, and courage at the heart of China's divinely inspired culture. 

Where: Southern Jubilee Auditorium 

When: March 10 – 12  


The Women's Day Showcase at the National Music Centre

The Women’s Day Showcase weekend matinee from 1-2 pm will include concert performances followed by short conversations with each artist that explore their journey coming up and making a mark in the Canadian music scene. Featuring artists:  Uyemi, Kue Varo & The Only Hopes, and Cold Little Crow.

Where: Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

When: March 11


Calgary Flames Home Games

Cheer on the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome as they push for the playoffs with home games against the Maple Leafs, Wild, Ducks, Senators, Stars, Golden Knights and Sharks! 

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome 

When: March 2, 4, 10, 11, 18, 23, 25  

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The Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome

See a Calgary Flames home game at the Scotiabank Saddledome


Hockey: Faster Than Ever 

TELUS Spark Science Centre invites you to see Hockey: Faster Than Ever. Lace up some skates and learn about the technology, anatomy and physics that goes into this Canadian classic. Historical artifacts, including gear used by some of the greatest players of all time, are presented in innovative displays. 

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre 

When: Until March 12 


Skate the Olympic Oval 

The public is welcome for public skating at the Oval - Calgary’s largest ice surface. See the public skating schedule for hours and rates. Rentals available. 

Where: The Olympic Oval 

When: Until March 14


Penguin Walk

The Penguin Walk at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo takes place daily until mid-March. Here’s one last chance to see the king penguins at the Zoo, walking daily, weather dependent, at 10:00 a.m.  

Where: Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo 

When: Daily until mid-March 


Many Nations, One Voice for Wellness

The Many Nations, One Voice for Wellness program celebrates the voices of traditional Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers, scientists, Hip Hop artists, and youth leaders, as they come together in a circle to share stories and perspectives on vaccines in the context of health, respect, community, empathy, and traditional medicine.

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: March 16


Alberta Ballet Presents: Giselle

A story of love, heartbreak, betrayal, and forgiveness, Alberta Ballet's Giselle remains as relevant today as when it premiered 150 years ago. A stunning presentation of one of the most iconic classical ballets of all time, Giselle is a must-see performance for both ballet aficionados and newcomers to the art form.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: March 16 - 25


Shamrocks & Shenanigans  

Erin go Bragh! Bringing back Shamrocks & Shenanigans at Gasoline Alley featuring Calgary’s favourite Celtic band, Cabot’s Crossing! Enjoy a feast of classic Irish dishes and some upscale takes on Irish pub classics.  

Where: Heritage Park 

When: March 17  


St. Patrick's Day at The Rec Room

Head to The Rec Room for a St. Patrick's Day Party with snacks, sips, shenanigans, green beer, games, prizes, live entertainment, DJs, and dancing. No cover charge.

Where: The Rec Room

When: March 17

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Scared Defenders of the Universe 

Sacred Defenders of the Universe, a vibrant floor-to-ceiling journey inside a graphic novel that follows four Indigenous superheroes as they seek to bring back the balance of earth between humility and respect for the land, and the excessive destruction of human ego.  

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre 

When:  Opens March 23 


Dean Brody 

16-time Canadian Country Music Award and 2-time Juno singer, Dean Brody, comes to WinSport this month with special guest Tyler Joe Miller. Get your tickets now!  

Where: WinSport 

When: March 24 


Countries Shapes Like Stars

A whimsical love story for adults, teens, and precocious children, Countries Shaped Like Stars performers use unique objects and instruments to create the sounds and images of a landscape forever altered by two people coming together and falling apart. Presented by Lunchbox Theatre.

Where: Vertigo Theatre

When: March 21 to April 8


The Electric Highway Festival

Three daze of killer bands, cold beer, rad artists, and fuzzy vibes. The 2023 edition of The Electric Highway Festival focuses on Desert Rock, Metal, Doom, Sludge, Heavy Psych, Punk, and Hardcore bands. The immersive festival experience includes an art & vendor exposition during all 3 days.

Where: Dickens

When: March 23 - 25


Grape Escape 

Grape Escape, Calgary’s largest premium wine, spirits and beer tasting is back. Enjoy over 125 vendors, sommelier-led tasting events with tons of sips to go around! 

Where: BMO Centre 

When: March 24 & 25 


Mamma Mio 

Taking all the best of the ABBA music and movies and putting them into one classic parody romp, Jubilations Dinner Theatre presents Mamma Mio. You will surely get your disco dancing when singing along to your favorite ABBA songs.  

Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre 

When: Until March 25



This stage adaptation of Mark Sakamoto's novel, Forgiveness, is a heartfelt memoir of Sakamoto's grandparents and their harrowing experiences during WW2. 

Where: Max Bell Theatre, Arts Commons

When: Until April 1


Servus Tube Park at WinSport 

Take a ride down one of the fastest tube parks in Western Canada with the Servus Tube Park at WinSport. The tube park is located on the main hill with eight lanes and a magic carpet to bring you to the top. 

Where: WinSport 

When: Open weekends and holidays until April 2 


Elvis Has Left The Building 

Stage West Theatre presents the hilarious comedy Elvis Has Left the Building. In this whacky comedy, it is December 20, 1970, and Elvis Presley has disappeared. The Colonel is all shook up because he has racked up a secret debt -- and with the King himself missing, the only way to pay it off is to find an Elvis impersonator within 24 hours.  

Where: Stage West Theatre 

When: Until April 16 


Howie Tsui Retainers of Anarchy 

Experience the Howie Tsui Retainers of Anarchy exhibition that brings together martial arts characters and techniques with social and political realities of present-day Hong Kong at Glenbow’s pop up gallery at The Edison.  

Where: Glenbow Museum Pop Up Gallery at The Edison 

When: Until April 16  



Bella Manningham believes she is living an idyllic married life with her charming husband, but is she? A new adaptation of the classic Victorian thriller, Gaslight will keep you at the edge of your seat as you discover mysteries of the Manningham home.  

Where: Vertigo Theatre 

When:  Until April 18 


Albrida – Put a Bird on It 

Fly through Albrida “Put a Bird On It” exhibition, a celebration of the fascinating creatures of flight that live in and migrate through Alberta each year with over 60 broad diversity of depicted species, materials and artistic approaches.  

Where: Alberta Craft Gallery 

When: Until April 29  


We Were Here: Stories from Early Chinatown 

Heritage Park Gasoline Alley Museum welcomes a new exhibit We Were Here: Stories from Early Chinatown. Bring your family and learn about Chinese history on the prairies through art and imagination, discover fictional stories written by members of the Chinese community.  

Where: Gasoline Alley at Heritage Park 

When: Until April 30

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