September in Calgary

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September in Calgary

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

Please note: These events and activities are no longer up-to-date. Check back for updated event listings or explore for more great things to see and do in Calgary.

Make the final days of summer count and discover everything that’s happening in Calgary this September. It’s your last chance to experience the Block Part at Deerfoot City, celebrate Calgary Pride in a whole new way, or get a front row seat to the Calgary International Film Festival.

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

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Spark Science Road Trips

Where: Various locations

When: August 21 – September 7, 13, 20

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Alberta Culture Days

Where: Various locations

When: September 1-30

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The Blue Jay Sessions: Anniversary Edition

Where: Mikey’s on 12th

When: September 2-4


(exp)lore: A Digital Audio Theatre Experience

(exp)lore is a fictional anthology podcast series that immerses you in an audio story in a real-world location. The series premieres on September 4, 2020, between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. with 30-minute time slots. Learn more and sign-up for a timeslot.

Where: iTunes, Google Podcasts, and Spotify

When: September 4 (premiere)


Inglewood Night Market

Where: Inglewood, 9th Avenue SE

When: September 4, 11, 18, 25


Porchraits: Calgary Families in Isolation During COVID-19  

Where: Glenbow

When: Opening September 5


Halloweekends at Calaway Park

Where: Calaway Park

When: September 5 - October 12


Cobb’s Adventure Park Adults Only Night

Where: Cobb’s Adventure Park

When: September 5


Anne Frank - A History for Today

Where: Heritage Park

When: September 5


A Celebration of Love DRAGSHOW

Where: Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Calgary Downtown

When: September 5


Pop-up JazzWalk

Where: Inglewood

When: September 6


Play The Parks: Calgary

Where: Online

When: September 9 - October 7



Where: Online

When: September 9 - December 8


Sip a Pint at Ol’ Beautiful Brewing Company

Where: Ol’ Beautiful Brewing Company

When: Taproom open daily


Kensington Night Market

Where: Kensington Road

When: September 10 & 24


Calgary Ribfest 2020

Where: To be announced

When: September 11-13


Elton Rohn – The Premiere Elton John Tribute

Where: Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Calgary Downtown

When: September 12


Blues & Barbecue

Where: Badlands Amphitheatre (Drumheller)

When: September 12


Fall Harvest Sale

Where: Heritage Park

When: September 12-13


Night at the Museum of Rock Stars

Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre

When: September 12 October 17


The Show Must Go On

Back on stage and singing for a live audience, The Divas present The Show Must Go On at the Marriott Hotel Downtown Rooftop patio with Kathleen Morrison and Barbara King.

Where: Marriott Hotel Downtown

When: September 15


Motor Nights

Get that classic summer movie experience with Motor Nights: A Series of Drive-In Events. Sit back in your car and take in movies like Happy Gilmore, A Star is Born, Jaws, My Girl, Footloose, and Crazy Rich Asians.

Where: 43080 Bow Valley Trail, Cochrane, AB

When: September 16-20


Locked Zoo: Finders Keepers

The Locked Zoo at the Calgary Zoo is Calgary’s largest escape experience. Solve the challenge, experience the zoo, and enjoy special beverage and food specials with your team on this brand new adults only experience.

Where: Calgary Zoo

When: September 17


Yoko Ono: Growing Freedom

Celebrate the reopening of Contemporary Calgary and discover the new exhibition Yoko Ono: Growing Freedom, with the instructions of Yoko Ono and the art of John and Yoko for a one-of-a-kind artistic journey in Calgary.

Where: Contemporary Calgary

When: September 17 - January 31, 2021


RBC Live from the King Eddy: Robert Adam

Country crooner Robert Adam performs as part of RBC Live from the King Eddy as part of the live music and virtual concert series, live streaming on the National Music Centre's Facebook page.

Where: King Eddy

When: September 18


WinSport Mini Golf

Where: WinSport

When: Open Friday to Sunday


Free The Cynics, I Am The Mountain. and The Varmoors

Wildhorse Live Concert Series presents Free The Cynics, I Am The Mountain, and The Varmoors with reserved seating and table assignments for a new way to experience live music in Calgary.

Where: Wildhorse Saloon

When: September 19


Way Out West Festival

Way Out West Festival returns with a lil' edition featuring everything from the Rocky Mountain Ride & Brunch and Medicine Pouch Workshop to a Fly Fishing Sampler and Debate & Dinner at the Deane.

Where: Various locations

When: September 19-20


Monster Energy Sunday Funday

Wildhorse Live Concert Series presents Monster Energy Sunday Funday with SkiiTour, Smalltown DJs and guests with reserved seating and table assignments for a new way to experience live music in Calgary.

Where: Wildhorse Saloon

When: September 20


Women's Kananaskis Yoga + Surf Retreat 

Join the Women's Kananaskis Yoga + Surf Retreat and enjoy a morning hike, cool-down surf, morning yoga, and mountain wave splash with this unique two-day Outlier Surf event.

Where: Canoe Meadows (Kananaskis Country)

When: September 19-20


Zoo Brew

Join the Calgary Zoo for Zoo Brew for an evening of craft beer, local food, and fun activities while you wander the zoo. This is an adults only event.

Where: Calgary Zoo

When: September 24


Homegrown Country Series with The Dungarees

True grit country band The Dungarees perform for the Homegrown Country Series at the King Eddy from the safety of the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio. The performance will be live streaming on the National Music Centre's Facebook page.

Where: King Eddy

When: September 25


ACROBAT – The U2 Tribute Show

Where: Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Calgary Downtown

When: September 26


Oktoberfest at Free House

Where: Free House

When: September 29

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