Calgary Events Cancelled or Postponed Due to COVID-19

Cancelled Events (Family Fun Calgary)

Family Fun Calgary has been a resource for family-friendly events in Calgary for many years. In an effort to continue to provide event-based, family-friendly information to our readers, we have created this article to share updates on the cancellation of Calgary events due to COVID-19. Please note we will update this list as quickly as possible. Family Fun Calgary does not organize any events, as such we aren’t responsible for the cancellation of any events, but we will do our utmost to keep our readers informed. If you are aware of any coronavirus-related event cancellations that are not listed below, please let us know (calgary@familyfuncanada.com).

This list is not exhaustive, so please check with the venue before heading out.

COVID-19 in Calgary: What Your Family Needs to Know

Public Health Restrictions (Mass Gatherings & School)
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Alberta has implemented new public health restrictions.
    • Effective immediately, student attendance at schools is prohibited.
    • Post-secondary classes are cancelled. Campuses will remain open.
    • All licensed child care facilities, out-of-school care programs and preschool programs are closed indefinitely.
  • All long-term care and other continuing care facilities are advised to limit visitation to essential visitors only.
  • Places of worship are no longer exempt from restrictions on mass gatherings.
The following events should be cancelled:
  • Events with more than 250 attendees. This includes large sporting events, conferences and community events.
    It does not include grocery stores, airports or shopping centres
  • Events with more than 50 attendees and expects to have international participants or involves critical infrastructure staff, seniors, or other high-risk populations
Events that do not meet these criteria can proceed, but risk mitigation must be in place, such as sanitizer stations and distancing between attendees.
Find more information on Alberta.ca

Besides essential services, assume most things in Calgary, including play structures, are closed.

March 19

Mastermind Toys is closed.

March 18

Rock-A-Palooza has been postponed (March 26 – 28).

Bert Church Theatre is closed (April 4).

Earth Hour Unplugged is cancelled (March 28).

MEC stores are closed.

Ikea is closed.

Boston Pizza Dining Room is closed.

Montana’s Dining Room is closed.

Toys R Us stores are closed.

Ricki’s stores are closed.

Indigo/Chapters stores are closed.

March 17

Norquay and Sunshine are closed.

B-Line is closed.

Lindt Chocolate stores are closed.

March 16

InjaNation is closed.

Calgary Bach Concert cancelled (March 29).

Mini Pop Kids concert is postponed (March 28).

Landmark Cinemas are closed.

Brix n Blox is postponed (April 4).

Cineplex movie theatres are closed.

Calgary Baby and Tot Show postponed (March 28 – 29).

McDonalds’ dining rooms are closed.

Many spring break camps are cancelled.

Heritage Park is closed.

WinSport is closed.

Fort Calgary is closed.

Indoor seating at Tim Hortons and Starbucks is closed.

Vaisakhi Mela is cancelled (April 5).

The Calgary Zoo is closed.

Smaland at IKEA is closed.

Laser Quest is closed.

Ski hills Nakiska, Fernie, Kimberley and Kicking Horse will be closed.

Calgary Tower is closed.

Studio Bell is closed.

News here: www.calgaryherald.com

March 15

Repsol Sport Centre is closed.

Vivo for Healthier Generations is closed.

Genesis Centre is closed.

Trico Centre is closed.

All Calgary Recreation facilities are closed.

All YMCA Calgary facilities are closed.

The Calgary Public Library is closed.

All schools in Alberta are closed.

Calgary Zoo Safari Sunday Brunch cancelled until further notice. 

Deerfoot City is providing tenants with the opportunity to reduce their hours and the children’s area is closed.

Some tenants of Southcentre Mall have reduced their hours.

Bow Habitat Centre is closed.

March 14

SUPERTRAIN is cancelled (April 18 – 19).

Outdoor Adventure Show is postponed (March 21 – 22).

Calgary Golf Show has been cancelled (March 21- 22).

Scholar’s Choice Spring Break events are cancelled (March 23 – 27).

See internal YMCA closures here.

March 13

ARTS Commons is closed.

Jubilee Auditorium is closed.

Earth Science for Society Event cancelled (March 15 – 17).

Home Depot Kids’ Workshop cancelled (March 14).

Calgary Public Library programs are suspended.

Cantare Children’s Choir Try It Nights postponed (March 16 & 18).

Public skating at the Olympic Oval is cancelled (March 16).

South Health Campus YMCA inside the Wellness Centre is closed until further notice as of 7 am Saturday, March 14.

Gram Garden at the CORE is postponed (March 23 – May 17).

Vertigo Theatre has suspended their season until further notice.

The Great Canadian Sugar Rush has been cancelled (March 21 – 22).

Aggie Days has been cancelled (April 4 – 5).

Toys R US has cancelled all in-store events till further notice (March 23 – 28).

Chapters/IndigoKids has cancelled their spring break events (March 23 – 27).

Jubilations Dinner Theatre has been suspended till April 17 (March 13 – 21).

TELUS Spark is closed.

The Winter Farewell and Spring Welcome at Spruce Meadows is cancelled (March 12 – 15 & 19 – 22).

Mastermind Toys Spring Break event is cancelled (March 24 – 26).

All Michaels events are cancelled. Kids’ Club (March 28) & Maker Fest (March 14).

March 12

The NHL has suspended the season.

The WHL has suspended the season (Sunday Funday: March 15 & 22).

The Sunridge Spring Break Event has been postponed (March 23 – 27).

Cantare Children’s Choir The Lonesome Road concert postponed (March 14).

Glenbow Museum has been closed till further notice.

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra is postponing concerts till further notice (Harry Potter: March 12 – 14)

The Mount Royal Kantorei concert Celtic Connection has been postponed until April 6.

Alberta Ballet’s Peter Pan will not be taking place in March (March 18 – 12).

CBE has cancelled parent-teacher interviews/student conferences and any public events.

As of March 13, see this link and this link for other cancellations.

For more information visit: www.alberta.ca/coronavirus

Stay tuned! We will endeavour to keep you and your family in the loop as this situation unfolds.

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