The Blazin' Lily Gals at Beakernight

Summer Festival Guide 2017

Each summer, Calgary’s festival scene explodes with hundreds of local and international artists, lively outdoor events, and lots of family-friendly fun. And with something new each week, there’s a ton to do!

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Otafest 2017

Otafest 2017

Celebrating Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, join Otafest for three days of media guests, video games, cosplay, concerts, and, of course, anime screenings.

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Ten Page Henry: A Bike Game

Sled Island

With more than 250 bands on the docket as well as comedy, film, and visual art lineups, Sled Island is back and ready to rock your faces off. This annual five-day music and arts festival is set to take over.

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Poster for JazzYYC Summer Festival 2017

JazzYYC Summer Festival

Start your summer on a high note with a diverse blend of world-class jazz as the third annual JazzYYC Summer Festival takes over Calgary with an expanded lineup and mainstage programming.

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Photo of Calgary Horror Con

Calgary Horror Con

It’s the first and largest convention dedicated to horror in Canada, and with over 80 vendors, intriguing panels, and celebrity guests, fans won’t want to miss this one.

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Poster for Spur Calgary 2017

Spur Calgary 2017

A festival of politics, art, and ideas, Spur is a catalyst for change in Canada. Produced by the Literary Review of Canada, catch the fourth Calgary festival on the topic of risk.

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Shaw Amphitheatre at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Summer in the Mountains

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity regularly programs world-class offerings but its summer schedule this year is to die for. Trust us. It’s well worth the trip!

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