What’s On in Calgary

Stay up to date with arts and culture events throughout the year

A woman sits on the shoulders of a man in a busy festival crowd.

Summer Festival Guide 2016

Each summer, Calgary’s festival scene explodes with hundreds of local and international artists, lively outdoor events and tons of family-friendly fun.

Calgary’s own Alice Nelson is bringing Ms. Sugarcoat to the Fringe | Photo: Courtesy of Calgary Fringe Festival

Calgary Fringe Festival

Alright Calgary, who’s ready to get weird? The Calgary Fringe Festival kicks off this weekend and with it comes a whole line up of great, and sometimes unexpected, performances.

Swing by Heritage Park each Wednesday this summer for a free concert | Photo: Courtesy of Heritage Park

Free This Week

The long weekend is here and we can’t believe July is almost over. Luckily, there are tons of free events to help squeeze every drop of fun out of summer! Here are our picks for the week.


Living a Creative Life

Fuelling a vital, prosperous and connected city

The Learned Ladies by Molière, Directed by Inouk Touzin | Photo: Citrus Photography

Inouk Touzin

Living in Calgary allows Inouk Touzin to be creative all the time—making him happy and fulfilled—and everyone should strive do the same.

Artstrek 2016's Exploration III Sharing Day | Photo: Courtesy of Theatre Alberta

Artstrek 2016

Alabanza, alabanza. Sung strong and proud, those few powerful words echoed the end of a life changing experience for a group of Alberta teens this week.

Sam Hester works on a graphic recording| Photo: Dave Palmer

Sam Hester

Sam Hester is so creative, she can transform a concussion into an imagination opportunity and a chance to focus on her own creative projects.