Lifestyle & Recreation

Calgary Festivals & Events

There are festivals celebrating just about everything in Calgary.

The city’s major events fete film, jazz, art, music, wine, food, artisans and much more. Street festivals like the eclectic Fourth Street Lilac Festival attract thousands of locals, while the world-famous Calgary Stampede is attended annually by millions of Calgarians and tourists alike.

Calgary celebrates the movies at the Calgary International Film Festival, while its annual summer Folk Festival brings in hundreds of renowned musicians from around the world.

That’s really just the tip of the iceberg though, explore the links to the right to discover all of Calgary’s arts and music festivals, as well as cultural community events.

Arts Festivals

Film, theatre, dance, writing and the visual arts are all represented.

View Calgary Arts Festivals

Music Festivals

Calgary has international festivals for blues, jazz, folk, reggae and rock music.

View Calgary Music Festivals

Cultural Events

From the granddaddy Calgary Stampede, to community celebrations of food, art and music.

View Calgary Cultural Events