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Time To Register For Calgary Summer Camps

2017-01-17

Calgary Summer Camps

It's time again to start planning your summer camps registration. Selecting the right summer camp and activity can be a daunting task.

Calgary offers a large variety of supervised summer camps. Some of these provide specialized activities such as performing arts, technology, science, sports, outdoor adventures, music and more. Several of these organisations are city wide while others are administered at a local community level. Summer camps can further your Childs educational or cultural development. Summer camps may allow children to step out and do things they never thought possible in a safe and nurturing environment. Visit our Calgary Summer Camps page for a detailed list of summer camp providers.

Calgary Sled Island Musical Festival June 20th to 25th

Posted 2017-05-16

Calgary Sled Island

Sled Island is an annual music and arts festival that began in 2007. Sled Island Announces a Full Lineup for the annual festival edition featuring over 250 bands, films, artists and comedians spread across 30+ venues concentrated in the downtown core and surrounding areas of Calgary.

Everyone who attends (even the programmers) has something new to see. This festival caters to people who aren't intimidated by not knowing something. It caters to those who are inspired by that. Visit the Sled Island web site for more information.

Canada Day YYC July 1st

Posted 2015-06-09

Calgary Canada Day

Celebrate Canada's birthday with free activities for the whole family including live music from Mother Mother and Michael Bernard Fitzgerald on Riverfront stage, First Nations Powwow on Prince's Island, Living Flag activity, Food Truck Roundup and BassBus at Festival Market, and an amazing Fireworks display presented by Hudson’s Bay.

Canada Day 2015 will be a day to remember in Calgary with lots of activities for the whole family.

Visit the City of Calgary Canada Day YCC web site for more information.

Calgary Stampede July 7th - 16th

Posted 2017-05-16

Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition and festival held every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The ten-day event, which bills itself as "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth", attracts over one million visitors per year and features one of the world's largest rodeos, a parade, midway, stage shows, concerts, agricultural competitions, chuckwagon racing and First Nations exhibitions.

The event's roots are traced to 1886 when the Calgary and District Agricultural Society held its first fair. In 1912, American promoter Guy Weadick organized his first rodeo and festival, known as the Stampede. He returned to Calgary in 1919 to organize the Victory Stampede in honour of soldiers returning from World War I. Weadick's festival became an annual event in 1923 when it merged with the Calgary Industrial Exhibition to create the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. Visit the Calgary Stampede web site for more information.

Cyclepalooza Festival July 14th - 23rd

Posted 2017-05-16

Calgary Cyclepalooza Festival

Cyclepalooza is a community-driven, do-it-yourself bicycle festival held every summer in Calgary. Cyclepalooza brings people together through cycling for fun and transportation. Cyclepalooza is a volunteer-directed, community-based, bicycle-themed festival promoting arts, culture, events, and fun in Calgary.

It was formed out of the desire among Calgary area cyclists to bring more publicity and interest to cycling and its positive impacts on communities, and to bring communities together through cycling. BIKE PROM celebrates the kick off of Cyclepalooza’s 10 day bike festival! Join us in your snazziest prom attire for a night of bicycling, dancing, music, and goooooood times. Visit the Calgary Cyclepalooza Festival web site for more information.

Annual Multiple Miles for Myeloma July 15th

Posted 2017-05-16

Calgary Myeloma Patient Society Annual Run

Join the Southern Alberta Myeloma Patient Society for their Annual Multiple Miles For Myeloma to save lives! This 5 km walk / 5 and 10 km run will feature entertainment, great food, door prizes, gifts for top donation earners, and medals for top runners. Proceeds from the Multiple Miles for Myeloma will support the University of Calgary Division of Hematology Research and Education Fund. Multiple Myeloma is an incurable blood cancer of the plasma cells with devastating symptoms - bone thinning and lesions develop causing bone pain, spontaneous fractures, and paralyzing spinal cord compressions. Register now online through the Southern Alberta Myeloma Patient Society web site.

Fiestaval Latin Festival July 21st to 23rd

2017-06-05

Calgary Fiestaval Latin Festival

Fiestaval is a 3-day FREE multicultural arts and entertainment festival highlighting the Latin American Culture. It is an opportunity to support Calgary’s Latin community while encouraging multiculturalism among all Calgarians. Central to its distinction is that Fiestaval is a FREE, family-oriented alternative for celebrating multicultural arts and entertainment in Calgary.

To provide a free multicultural event of excellence promoting an opportunity to experience Latin American arts, rhythms, and flavors. Fiestaval will showcase the culture of Calgary’s Latin community and the vitality of the various Latin American heritages. It will advocate cultural awareness and organize activities to enhance multiculturalism in Calgary. Visit the Fiestaval Latin Festival web site for more information.

Calgary Folk Music Festival July 27th to 30th

Posted 2017-06-05

Calgary Folk Music Festival

The Calgary Folk Music Festival will be held at Prince's Island Park. It is a multi-tentacled creature: one of Canada’s flagship, trailblazing music festivals plus a year-round presenter of music, art and cultural performances at its own curated space, Festival Hall, the first of its kind for a music festival. The organization also spearheads key mentorship and educational programs (Boot Camp, the Song Contest, educational outreach) which are key to developing the skills and careers of Alberta’s budding songwriters and musicians. Visit the Calgary Folk Music Festival web site for more information.

Calgary International Blues Festival July 31st - Aug 6th

Posted 2017-06-05

Calgary International Blues Festival

Get ready for the party of the summer, when Calgary Bluesfest burns it up at Shaw Millenium Park, July 31st to August 6th, when a full week of activities culminates in 4 days & nights of non-stop, world class blues on our Mainstage and at the nightly Twilight Blues Series dance parties.

Join the party to kick off the 11th Annual Calgary Bluesfest and help to celebrate CBMA volunteers, who are some of the finest on the planet! All are welcome. Visit the Calgary International Blues Festival web site for more information.

Franco Festival Calgary August 4th to 5th

2017-06-05

Calgary Franco Festival

Fiestaval is a 2-day Free multicultural arts and entertainment festival highlighting the Latin American Culture. It is an opportunity to support Calgary’s Latin community while encouraging multiculturalism among all Calgarians. Central to its distinction is that Fiestaval is a FREE, family-oriented alternative for celebrating multicultural arts and entertainment in Calgary.

To provide a free multicultural event of excellence promoting an opportunity to experience Latin American arts, rhythms, and flavors. Fiestaval will showcase the culture of Calgary’s Latin community and the vitality of the various Latin American heritages. It will advocate cultural awareness and organize activities to enhance multiculturalism in Calgary. Visit the Fiestaval Latin Festival web site for more information.

Inglewood Sunfest August 5th

2017-06-06

Calgary Inglewood Sunfest

The Inglewood Sunfest proudly showcases talent from Calgary and around the world. We focus on interactive, fun, and family friendly acts and activities. Be prepared to be wowed. From daring sword swallowers to unicycle riding the Sunfest has an eclectic program of entertainment sure to please everyone in your family - we guarantee it! Visit the Inglewood Sunfest web site for more information.

Calgary International Fringe Festival August 4th to 12th

2017-06-06

International Fringe Festival

The 2017 Calgary Fringe Festival will take place August 4th to 12th in historical Inglewood. Fringes are uncensored, non-juried theatre festivals. The first Fringe started in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, and has grown into one of the biggest arts festivals in the world. The second-largest Festival in North America is in Edmonton, Alberta and draws nearly 800,000 attendees a year!

The Calgary Fringe will host a combination of local, national, and international productions – 26 altogether, for a total of over 160 performances over 9 days. Visit the Calgary Fringe Festival web site for more information.

Chip In Fore Communities Golf Tournament! August 11th

2017-06-20

FCC Chip In Fore Communities Golf Tournament

Are you itching for a fun game of golf that includes lunch, 18 holes in a power cart with goodies along the way, a delicious dinner, a fantastic foursome competition, and the opportunity to win amazing prizes, while also supporting a great cause? If so, register today for the Federation of Calgary Communities 5th Annual Chip in Fore Communities Golf Tournament, presented by Save-On-Foods! The tournament will take place on Friday, August 11, 2017 at The Canal at Delacour Golf Club.

Registration fees are extremely affordable at only $160 for an individual golfer and a discounted rate of $600 for a foursome! Your fee includes lunch, 18 holes of golf in a power cart, dinner, and most importantly – fun! This tournament isn’t about winning, but about having fun.

There are 152 community associations in Calgary who need a support organization that understands their needs. The Federation of Calgary Communities is that organization. This golf tournament will help raise funds for the Federation of Calgary Communities to continue providing programs and services that help community associations build capacity, support and mobilize residents, be on the front lines of important issues in their community, and improve neighbourhood life in Calgary.

Help us help them by golfing with us on Friday, August 11! Visit the Federation of Calgary Communities web site for more information and to sign-up today.