Poster for the 2018 Calgary European Film Festival

Calgary European Film Festival

The Calgary European Film Festival invites Calgary movie lovers to see the best of European cinema. Sponsored by 20 European societies, all productions are screened in their respective languages with English subtitles.

Poster for the 2018 Día de Muertos Festival

Día de Muertos Festival

Join Casa Mexico Foundation and celebrate one of the most beautiful Mexican traditions to remember those who have departed. Full of food, music, and joy, Día de Muertos is a celebration of life.

Poster for The People’s Poetry Festival Art Opening on October 19

The People’s Poetry Festival

A celebration of poetry and art, this DIY festival returns thanks to a partnership with Loft 112 and LimeLighter. Take in workshops, a poetry walk, and an evening filled with poetry, spoken word, live music, and film.

Poster for he 2018 Fluid Movement Arts Festival

Fluid Movement Arts Festival

Dedicated to outstanding performance and celebrating the vast spectrum of what dance can be, Springboard Performance’s annual Fluid Movement Arts Festival is a must for those looking for a new experience.

Screen capture for the Fusion Arts & Music Festival

Fusion Arts & Music Festival

Have you heard of the Chinese erhu playing jazz with the harp? Or erhu playing tango with the piano? Explore the world fusion music this October with surprising concerts and amazing workshops.

Poster for 2018's Wide Cut Weekend

Wide Cut Weekend

Dedicated to roots music in the city, Wide Cut Weekend is back for its fourth year with three days of rocking music in venues across Calgary. Its the perfect October treat for fans of music with a twang.

A poster for Wordfest's Imaginarium


Calling all word nerds, book lovers, and fans of all things literary. Here’s your chance to dive into Calgary’s festival dedicated to readers as Wordfest returns—it’s your chance to experience the Imaginarium.

Poster for Eddy Fest reading Eddy Fest Grand Opening Weekend October 4 to 7. All music for all people. All weekend.

Eddy Fest

Featuring local and touring talent alongside special culinary features from its new Southern-inspired menu, swing by the King Eddy and celebrate with this four-day music showcase.

Authors on the Big Secret Theatre stage

Fall Festival Guide

Calgary’s festivals head inside as the cooler weather brings a warm and cozy lineup to choose from including perennial favourites Wordfest, Fluid Fest, CUFF.Docs, the Canadian Jazz Festival, and many more.