Festivals

Calgary’s festival season runs from May until October each year with many Festivals celebrating everything art, culture, music, friends, family and food!

Fiesta Filipino (Family Fun Calgary)
It’s Time for Fiesta Filipino!

Fiesta Filipino is coming to Calgary from September 4 – 5, 2021. This colourful, giant street party celebrates the Filipino arts, culture, and traditions. Come out to Olympic Plaza and enjoy featured exhibits, paintings, songs, sports, and dances that showcased the richness of this cultural heritage. Admission is FREE. Stay
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Marda Gras Festival (Family Fun Calgary)
Celebrate “Marda Gras” Here in Calgary!

Marda Gras is a FREE family-friendly event on the streets of Marda Loop in Calgary. On Sunday, August 8, 2021, come out to celebrate the longest-running street festival in Calgary. This year is bringing you Marda Gras “Lite” so even if there isn’t the same live music, dance and cultural performances, and
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Castle Mountain Resort Huckleberry Festival (Family Fun Calgary)
Castle Mountain Resort Huckleberry Festival

Castle Mountain Resort’s Huckleberry Festival is back from August 27 – 28, 2021. The popular weekend features activities such as live music, vendors, games, hiking, berry picking, activities for young and old, food, and more. The Huckleberry Chairlift will be open. You can expect kick-off events on Friday night, with
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Cochrane Fair (Family Fun Calgary)
The Cochrane Fair Has Something for Everyone

On August 21, 2021, you can head out to Cochrane and enjoy a classic fair! The Cochrane Fair, brought to you by the Cochrane and District Agricultural Society, has something for everyone. There is no midway in 2021, but check out the marketplace, and lots of animals and farm displays.
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Canmore Highland Games

Come out for a full slate of great events during the Canmore Highland Games from September 4 – 5, 2021. You can normally find a pancake breakfast, highland dancing, piping and drumming, heavy sports, tug of war, sheepdogs, clan tents, Celtic vendors, Scotch tasting, traditional food and beverages, food trucks,
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Priddis & Millville Fair (Family Fun Calgary)
Enjoy a Classic Country Fair in Millarville

The Priddis & Millarville Fair is one of Southern Alberta’s oldest and largest country fairs and it takes place August 21 – 22, 2021. Located at the Millarville Racetrack and co-hosted with the Millarville Farmers Market, the Fair is the place to come to learn about Alberta’s agricultural history, touch
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Franco Festival (Family Fun Calgary
Franco Festival Offers Free Family Fun

Franco Festival Calgary will be held on August 13 – 14, 2021, at Edworthy Park and online, with FREE family fun. The Calgary Franco Festival promotes and shares the cultural richness of Calgary’s large Francophone community in all its diversity with the general public. It’s a celebration of many Francophone
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Calgary Japanese Festival Omatsuri (Family Fun Calgary)
Calgary Japanese Festival: A Taste of “Omatsuri”

“Omatsuri” is the Japanese term for a “traditional festival.” Visitors to this festival on August 14, 2021, will be treated to authentic Japanese customs, presentations of traditional music, dance & song, and more! While there normally are games and activities for the kids and galleries of local Japanese arts and
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Calgary Fringe Festival Logo (Family Fun Calgary)
You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry . . . You’ll Come to the Calgary Fringe Festival!

From July 30 – August 7, 2021, the Fringe Festival is coming to Inglewood, Calgary and online! Fringes are uncensored, non-juried theatre festivals. (Don’t worry – there is usually kid-friendly stuff.) The first Fringe started in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, and has grown into one of the biggest arts festivals
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Carifest (Family Fun Calgary)
Feel the Beat at Carifest

Calgary’s Carifest celebrates Caribbean arts and culture every August. Usually, you can enjoy a steel drum concert, a parade and local, international, and Caribbean entertainment, food, art and more. This year, the festival is on select days from July 24 – August 14, 2021. See HERE for more details! Carifest:
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