East Town Get Down Logo

East Town Get Down

Conceived with the intention of exposing Calgary music lovers to all that East Calgary has to offer, this brand-new music festival is taking over International Avenue with over 70 bands in eight different venues.

Postcard for Hidden Gems Film Festival 2018

Hidden Gems Film Festival

This little festival always programs the best in cutting edge, independent cinema from India—and the 2018 lineup is as varied and eclectic as ever. Don’t miss this year’s milestone Hidden Gems.

Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival's 20th Anniversary Poster

Fairy Tales Queer Film Festival

Embracing, sharing, and celebrating queer voices, the 20th anniversary of Fairy Tales, Calgary’s Queer Film Festival, kicks off this week with 18 films, documentaries, discussions, live performances, Q&As, and special events.

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An essential celebration of Bach, join the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra for this annual festival. This year features a performance by acclaimed organist Neil Cockburn and Baroque musical pairings.

Poster for Unison Festival Unisson 2018

Unison Festival Unisson

Playing host to the 2018 Unison Festival for its 20th anniversary edition, this Canadian LGBTQ2 choir festival comes to Calgary with a full weekend of concert blocks and special performances.

Poster for Jane's Walk

Jane’s Walk

It’s the perfect weekend to get out and explore as Jane’s Walk returns. With three days of free, locally-led walking tours inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs, everyone is encouraged to celebrate their neighbourhood.