Events

Fun Things to do in Calgary

The city of Calgary plays host to a colourful range of activities throughout the year, from seasonal festivals, sporting events and cultural celebrations to concerts, holiday events and more. Learn what’s happening during your visit to Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre by checking out our event calendar below.  

  • GlobalFest

    August 16-25, 2018

    GlobalFest celebrates Calgary's cultural diversity and artistic excellence with special events, concerts, food and a world-class fireworks show.  

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  • Country Thunder

    August 17-19, 2018 Country Thunder is the premier Country Music Festival with an amazing lineup that will exceed expectations, so grab a cowboy hat and come enjoy one of Calgary's biggest country festivals!…
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  • Expo Latino

    August 17 - 19, 2018

    With music, dance, artisan markets, and amazing international food vendors and food trucks, you are sure to have a blast entering the Latino American culture!

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  • Carifest

    August 25, 2018 Calgary Carifest celebrates Caribbean arts and culture. The festival will kick off at Olympic Plaza with a parade down Stephen Avenue. Afterwards, you can join the celebration at Shaw…
    more info
  • BBQ on the Bow

    September 1-2, 2018 BBQ on the Bow is an annually occurring Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) sanctioned BBQ Competition and outdoor festival! Come and enjoy some cooking demonstrations, kids activities,…
    more info
  • This Girl Can YYC Expo

    September 8, 2018.

    The Expo is for girls ages 5+ featuring health and wellness, safety and support, arts and design, science and technology, fashion and sport activities.

    more info
  • Beakerhead

    September 19-23, 2018. Beakerhead brings people together at the crossroads of art, science and engineering. Year-round programming culminates in a five-day citywide spectacle with more than 60 events…
    more info
  • Calgary Fall Home Show

    September 20-23, 2018.

    One of the largest design shows in Calgary, this show features landscaping companies, remodeling contractors, interior design companies and much more!

    more info
  • Calgary Baby & Tot Show

    September 29 - 30, 2018

    Featuring local and national exhibitors showcasing the latest in apparel, services, products and toys to assist parents and caregivers every step of the way.

    more info
  • ScreamFest

    October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30 and 31st ScreamFest is Canada's Largest and Scariest Halloween Event. At ScreamFest you will experience haunted houses, Halloween themed carnival…
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  • Calgary Woman's Show

    Ocotber 20-21, 2018 The Calgary Woman's Show is a two day event of boutique shopping, fashion shows, and celebrity appearances. Featuring more than 300 vendors, this show is ready to delight with non-stop…
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  • Calgary Stampede

    July 5-14, 2019 Also known as "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth," the Calgary Stampede boasts the world's largest rodeo, live concerts and entertainment, food booths, carnival games, parades and more.…
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07
Jul

Calgary Stampede

July 5-14, 2019

Also known as "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth," the Calgary Stampede boasts the world's largest rodeo, live concerts and entertainment, food booths, carnival games, parades and more. 

15
Aug

GlobalFest

August 16-25, 2018

GlobalFest celebrates Calgary's cultural diversity and artistic excellence with special events, concerts, food and a world-class fireworks show.  

18
Aug

Country Thunder

August 17-19, 2018

Country Thunder is the premier Country Music Festival with an amazing lineup that will exceed expectations, so grab a cowboy hat and come enjoy one of Calgary's biggest country festivals!

13
Sep

Beakerhead

September 19-23, 2018.

Beakerhead brings people together at the crossroads of art, science and engineering.

Year-round programming culminates in a five-day citywide spectacle with more than 60 events centred around delightfully bizarre engineered installations and artworks.

21
Sep

Calgary Fall Home Show

September 20-23, 2018.

One of the largest design shows in Calgary, this show features landscaping companies, remodeling contractors, interior design companies and much more!

13
Oct

ScreamFest

October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30 and 31st

ScreamFest is Canada's Largest and Scariest Halloween Event. At ScreamFest you will experience haunted houses, Halloween themed carnival games, creepy and disturbing entertainment and FEAR.

21
Oct

Calgary Woman's Show

Ocotber 20-21, 2018

The Calgary Woman's Show is a two day event of boutique shopping, fashion shows, and celebrity appearances. Featuring more than 300 vendors, this show is ready to delight with non-stop entertainment, free swag and much more!

06
Apr

Calgary Baby & Tot Show

September 29 - 30, 2018

Featuring local and national exhibitors showcasing the latest in apparel, services, products and toys to assist parents and caregivers every step of the way.

13
Apr

Calgary Woman's Show

Ocotber 20-21, 2018

The Calgary Woman's Show is a two day event of boutique shopping, fashion shows, and celebrity appearances. Featuring more than 300 vendors, this show is ready to delight with non-stop entertainment, free swag and much more!

05
Jul

Calgary Stampede

July 5-14, 2019

Also known as "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth," the Calgary Stampede boasts the world's largest rodeo, live concerts and entertainment, food booths, carnival games, parades and more. 

16
Aug

GlobalFest

August 16-25, 2018

GlobalFest celebrates Calgary's cultural diversity and artistic excellence with special events, concerts, food and a world-class fireworks show.  

17
Aug

Country Thunder

August 17-19, 2018

Country Thunder is the premier Country Music Festival with an amazing lineup that will exceed expectations, so grab a cowboy hat and come enjoy one of Calgary's biggest country festivals!

17
Aug

Expo Latino

August 17 - 19, 2018

With music, dance, artisan markets, and amazing international food vendors and food trucks, you are sure to have a blast entering the Latino American culture!

25
Aug

Carifest

August 25, 2018

Calgary Carifest celebrates Caribbean arts and culture. The festival will kick off at Olympic Plaza with a parade down Stephen Avenue. Afterwards, you can join the celebration at Shaw Millennium Park and enjoy local, international and Caribbean entertainment, food, art and more!

01
Sep

BBQ on the Bow

September 1-2, 2018

BBQ on the Bow is an annually occurring Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) sanctioned BBQ Competition and outdoor festival! Come and enjoy some cooking demonstrations, kids activities, face painting, beer garden and great music line up!

08
Sep

This Girl Can YYC Expo

September 8, 2018.

The Expo is for girls ages 5+ featuring health and wellness, safety and support, arts and design, science and technology, fashion and sport activities.

19
Sep

Beakerhead

September 19-23, 2018.

Beakerhead brings people together at the crossroads of art, science and engineering.

Year-round programming culminates in a five-day citywide spectacle with more than 60 events centred around delightfully bizarre engineered installations and artworks.

20
Sep

Calgary Fall Home Show

September 20-23, 2018.

One of the largest design shows in Calgary, this show features landscaping companies, remodeling contractors, interior design companies and much more!

29
Sep

Calgary Baby & Tot Show

September 29 - 30, 2018

Featuring local and national exhibitors showcasing the latest in apparel, services, products and toys to assist parents and caregivers every step of the way.

08
Oct

ScreamFest

October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30 and 31st

ScreamFest is Canada's Largest and Scariest Halloween Event. At ScreamFest you will experience haunted houses, Halloween themed carnival games, creepy and disturbing entertainment and FEAR.

20
Oct

Calgary Woman's Show

Ocotber 20-21, 2018

The Calgary Woman's Show is a two day event of boutique shopping, fashion shows, and celebrity appearances. Featuring more than 300 vendors, this show is ready to delight with non-stop entertainment, free swag and much more!

05
Jul

Calgary Stampede

July 5-14, 2019

Also known as "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth," the Calgary Stampede boasts the world's largest rodeo, live concerts and entertainment, food booths, carnival games, parades and more.