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Free This Week

Round out your July with these great events

Haider Ali

  • Location Various Venues 
  • Price Free

There’s tons to check out this week as the month of July comes to an end. Get out there and enjoy the summer vibes all while supporting Calgary’s arts community — choose from a whole host of events including live outdoor concerts, cultural celebrations, a comedy movie show and more!

Live Music in the Plaza — Matt Blais

July 27, 2022, 6:00pm
Heritage Park (1900 Heritage Dr. SW)
Free to attend

Heritage Park is back with another summer of free outdoor concerts. Enjoy some of the best emerging acts the local music scene has to offer every Wednesday evening in Heritage Town Square. This week catch roots-rock troubadour Matt Blais!


July 28 – August 2, 2022,
Various venues
Free to attend

ArtsXpeditions is bringing live concerts and performances to communities around Calgary all summer long. This week, catch live shows at Olympic Plaza or in the East Village ,and venture over to Simons Valley School for a performance of Bee Betrayal.

Cinema of Regret

July 29, 2022, 7:00pm
Alberta Block Building (205, 807 1st St. SW)
Free to attend

Experience a fun live comedy show where professional standup comedians watch a bad movie and riff funny jokes as it plays. Featuring comedians Victoria Banner, Yianni Asimakis, Rob Mitchelson, Erin Wood, Sammy Benty and more — enjoy a memorable summer night on Stephen Ave!

Inglewood Sunfest

July 30, 2022, 11:00am – 6:00pm
9th Ave. SE
Free to attend

Sunfest is a fun summer event in the heart of Inglewood. Back from a two-year hiatus, enjoy activities and performances for all ages and check out 200 vendors that vary from artisan crafts to imported wares, to community organizations and more!

Imagine Action

July 30 & 31, 2022
BMO Theatre, Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge (11300 Rocky Ridge Rd. NW)
Free to attend

Join the adventures of a boy’s imagination in Imagine Action, an interactive children’s show that is best suited for children up to the age of 8. All performances are relaxed in nature to allow for accessibility.

Incredible India Fest

August 1, 2022, 12:00pm – 6:00pm
The Westin Calgary Airport (671 Aero Dr. NE)
Free to attend

This one-day festival has vendors, dance, food, culture, arts, interactive sessions and fashion shows. With three show sets throughout the day, the event celebrates both traditional and contemporary spheres of South Asian music, dance, film, theatre. literature, poetry, cuisine and more.

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Until August 7, 2022
Various venues
Free to attend

Shakespeare On the Go! Theatre Calgary’s Shakespeare by the Bow program is once again hitting the road to perform in neighbourhoods around Calgary. This summer, a cast of six emerging artists present The Merry Wives of Windsor — hilarity ensues in this romantic farce about the misadventures of Falstaff.

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