Poster for the 2018 Gotta Minute Film Festival

Gotta Minute Film Festival

The Edmonton-based Gotta Minute Film Festival celebrates it fifth year with an expansion to Calgary and has films screening along the CTrain Transit System and at the Calgary International Airport.

A photo of a man and two women walking down Stephen Ave.

Doors Open Calgary

Ready to get a peek behind the doors of Calgary institutions? Doors Open invites buildings to let Calgarians in for free. Many sites offer tours, special activities, and behind-the-scenes experiences.

A photo of flowers and notes at the Equinox Vigil

Equinox Vigil

A graveyard might be the last place you’d expect to find live music and contemporary art installations, but that’s exactly what this non-religious, sacred event honours the dead with art and camaraderie.

A packed theatre at the Calgary International Film Festival

Calgary International Film Festival

The perfect time to indulge your inner film lover, the Calgary International Film Festival returns with an impressive lineup and 12 days of events.

A giant lightup whale floats through Beakernight


A spectacle of community engagement for all ages, this celebration of science, technology, and art brings sectors together to build, engage, and exhibit interactive works of art and entertainment.

Poster for The Wild at the 37th Annual Alberta Dance Festival

The Wild

An annual highlight in Calgary’s dance community, the 37th Annual Alberta Dance Festival returns with new works by nine contemporary choreographers and two distinct programs of performance over two weekends.

A promo photo of the Big Top stage at the Circle Carnival

Circle Carnival

Celebrating its fifth year with a jam-packed roster of talent from around the world, Circle returns with a day full of incredible performing artists, delicious food and drinks, and fun for the entire family.

Postcard for the M:ST 9 Performative Art Biennial

M:ST 9 Performative Art Biennial

An ever-surprising biennial of performative art, M:ST 9 brings 21 performance artists to Calgary for a month-long festival celebrating experimental and risk-taking work that disrupts conventions.