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.

Join The Coming Out Monologues YYC for Passionate Kisses: An Evening of Story and Song | Photo: Laura Kelly, courtesy of Loft 112

Calgary Pride Festival

It’s your year to join—that’s the thought behind this year’s Calgary Pride Festival. With the aim of spurring diversity, Calgary Pride is throwing open its arms and welcoming all.

Giant monster movie screenings continue this week with Big Man Japan | Photo: Calgary Underground Film Festival

Free This Week

Back off Mother Nature! Don’t you know summer isn’t over yet? It’s another week and there’s still tons of free events to check out. Here’s what we’re heading to this week.


Living a Creative Life

Fuelling a vital, prosperous and connected city

The Basement Demons play during Film/Music Explosion featuring a Super 8 film by Berkley Brady | Photo: Aran Wilkinson-Blanc

$100 Film Fest

Calgary’s oldest film festival gears up to celebrate 25 years of celluloid and you are invited to take part—submit now to be part of this landmark year.

Kris Hans at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce's Onward Conference,  June 2016 | Photo: Nathan Elson Photography

Kris Hans

When you think of digital innovation hubs, most folks still don’t think of Calgary, and Kris Hans is working to change that perspective.