Spring is a capricious mistress in Calgary. But April is always filled with the hope of things to come. Plus, it’s easier to head to the playground when you don’t have to bundle up so much! Sidewalks are ready for biking and it’s time to get out and play, or maybe get those gardens ready. Whatever the weather, check out some fun events in Calgary this April.

Hey, Mom! Do you need a break? (Okay, I know you need a break.) Start the month off with a Yoga Mindfulness Retreat at Camp Cadicasu on April 2, 2022. Grab a friend, call a sister, and plan to attend. It includes all sessions and meals and with no kids, no cooking, and no cleaning for the day, it’s a relaxing adventure that will leave both new and experienced yogis feeling rejuvenated, restored, and whole.

The Toronto Kids Fashion Week is in Calgary for the first time on April 2, 2022! This show is packed with fashion, dance, music, and fun and offers kids and designers the chance to participate in a real professional runway show, showcasing iconic local and international kids’ wear brands.

Head to Butterfield Acres this month! This family fun farm opens for the season on April 1, 2022. But make sure you get tickets for the adorable Barnyard Baby Days, running weekends beginning April 16, 2022. If you go the first weekend, you can even meet the Easter Bunny!

Jurassic Quest is roaring into Calgary from April 8 – 10, 2022. Your little dinosaur lovers can dig up fossils, ride their favourite life-sized dinosaur, enjoy walking dinosaur and baby dinosaur shows, and much more!

Jubilations Junior has another fun family show beginning April 9, 2022! Get your tickets for Skooby Doob and the Haunted Racetrack for an outing the whole family will enjoy.

Get ready for Stampede with Aggie Days from April 9 – 10, 2022! This free event brings the country to the city with interactive agriculture activities including cow milking, sheep shearing, farm animals, corn maze, and much more. Find out where your food comes from and see real farm animals.

It’s almost Easter and that means it’s almost time for the Calgary Zoo Easter Eggstravaganza! Every day of Easter Eggstravaganza (April 15 – 18, 2022) will bring a host of wonderful, themed activities, including treats, of course. It’s the perfect spring welcome.

Looking for more Easter weekend events? Check out the Family Fun Calgary Easter Weekend Guide!

The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo is back! From April 21 – 24, 2022, celebrate all things pop culture, including comics, sci-fi, gaming, fantasy, horror, and more. Don’t forget to check out the free POW! Parade of Wonders that will kick it all off.

Heritage Park always has fun stuff going on, even when they’re not fully open for the season! Families with older kids will enjoy the Heritage Park Dinner and a Movie, with a classic film and a special menu to go with the movie. On April 13, 2022, they are playing Crazy Rich Asians.

There are lots of other events happening during the month of April. Calgary is a great place for families to enjoy activities together. Be sure to check out our calendar to find more family fun. You can also submit your family-friendly event to us; just fill out our event submission form. Don’t forget to check out the new contests we will soon be running and if you are planning your summer, take a look at our Summer Camp Guide. Enjoy the month, Calgary!

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