Festivals in Calgary

Festivals in Calgary
Festivals in Calgary
Annual Festivals

Festivals in Calgary

Mark your calendar for the biggest annual festivals in Calgary.
Get a front row seat for live theatre at High Performance Rodeo.

Get a front row seat for live theatre at High Performance Rodeo.

High Performance Rodeo

When: Throughout January (Annual)

Warm up your winter schedule with live music at Block Heater.

Warm up your winter schedule with live music at Block Heater.

Block Heater

When: Mid-February (Annual)

The world’s best dancers come to Calgary for the Calgary International Salsa Congress.

The world’s best dancers come to Calgary for the Calgary International Salsa Congress.

Calgary International Salsa Congress

When: March (Annual)

Calling all fans to the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo.

Calling all fans to the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo.

Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo

When: Last weekend in April (Annual)

Book worms will love WordFest.

Book worms will love WordFest.

Wordfest

When: First week of April & October (Annual)

Drink local craft beer at the Calgary International Beer Festival.

Drink local craft beer at the Calgary International Beer Festival.

Calgary International Beerfest

When: First weekend in May (Annual)

Sled Island brings live music to various venues across the city.

Sled Island brings live music to various venues across the city.

Sled Island Music & Arts Festival

When: Mid-June (Annual)

Fun on the Midway at the Calgary Stampede.

Fun on the Midway at the Calgary Stampede.

Calgary Stampede

When: Starting the first Friday in July after Canada Day (Annual)

The Calgary Folk Music Festival is a unique festival experience on Prince’s Island Park.

The Calgary Folk Music Festival is a unique festival experience on Prince’s Island Park.

Calgary Folk Music Festival

When: Last weekend in July (Annual)

Calgary International Blues Festival.

Calgary International Blues Festival.

Calgary International Blues Festival

When: Last weekend of July and first week of August (Annual)

Feel the energy of Chasing Summer in Calgary.

Feel the energy of Chasing Summer in Calgary.

Chasing Summer

When: August Long Weekend (Annual)

Sample the best flavours in the city at Taste of Calgary.

Sample the best flavours in the city at Taste of Calgary.

Taste of Calgary

When: Second weekend in August (Annual)

The biggest names in country music come to Calgary for Country Thunder.

The biggest names in country music come to Calgary for Country Thunder.

Country Thunder

When: Mid-August (Annual)

Fireworks and music come together at GlobalFest.

Fireworks and music come together at GlobalFest.

GlobalFest

When: Mid-August (Annual)

Honens International Piano Festival brings classical music into new and exciting places.

Honens International Piano Festival brings classical music into new and exciting places.

Honens Festival

When: Last week of August and first week of September (Annual)

The Pride Parade at Calgary Pride.

The Pride Parade at Calgary Pride.

Calgary Pride

When: Labour Day long weekend (Annual)

Music under the big top at Circle Carnival.

Music under the big top at Circle Carnival.

Circle Carnival

When: Mid-September (Annual)

Beakerhead is a mashup of art and science (Photo credit: Kelly Hoffer).

Beakerhead is a mashup of art and science (Photo credit: Kelly Hoffer).

Beakerhead

When: Mid-September (Annual)

Walk the red carpet at the Calgary International Film Festival.

Walk the red carpet at the Calgary International Film Festival.

Calgary International Film Festival

When: End of September (Annual)