Poster for Taking Flight 2017

Taking Flight

An interdisciplinary celebration of dance, drama, and music at the University of Calgary, the School of Creative and Performing Arts is ready to take off with its annual festival of student work.

Poster for the $100 Film Festival

$100 Film Festival

With 25 years of presenting independent and experimental film exclusively on Super 8 and 16mm, the $100 Film Festival is ready to toast the art of celluloid. Don’t miss its 25th anniversary lineup.

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Festival of Animated Objects

Get ready Calgary! Some of the strangest, sweetest, and most peculiar creatures you’ve ever met have their eyes on you. The Festival of Animated Objects is ready to animate the city!

Poster for Calgary Maple Festival des Sucres

Calgary Maple Festival

Have a sweet tooth and a love of French Canadian culture? Join The Association Canadienne-Française de l’Alberta, régionale de Calgary for the 15th annual Calgary Maple Festival.

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Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest

Shake off the winter blahs with the best in blues and join Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest as it returns with a full week of concerts, dance parties, workshops, and so much more.

Poster for GLOW – Downtown Winter Light Festival


Calgary is ready to shine this Family Day weekend as the inaugural Downtown Winter Light Festival kicks off with 12 different light art installations set up around the downtown core.

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Just Acts Play Fest

Four local playwrights tackle mental illness as Knox Theatre Collective and Urban Stories Theatre presents Just Acts—a one act play festival of new work written about social justice issues.

The view from above of a concert stage and packed audience

Block Heater

Returning to the heart of Calgary’s Music Mile, the second annual Block Heater is ready to heat up four Inglewood venues this February. Don’t miss Calgary Folk Music Festival’s winter roots extravaganza.