Lilac Festival

420 1711 4th St.S.W.

This free one day event is the start up to Calgary's vibrant festival season, and encourages citizens to shake off their winter blues and reintroduce themselves to the thriving creative community in our city.

Each spring, thousands of attendees come out to enjoy the unique and pedestrian friendly 4th Street venue, offering an array of musical talent, artisan vendors, quality entertainment and some perfect people watching.

4th Street is host to over 500 vendors that vary from artisan crafts, to imported wares, to community organizations. The 4th Street Festival Society works diligently to provide an ideal environment for new and emerging local musicians to showcase their talents. Stages host over 30 performances throughout the day. More information at www.lilacfestival.net