Oh, June — your beautiful spring weather, rain showers, and incredible long evenings make me love you. But the chaotic, mad dash to finish up all the things, attend all the events, and head into summer can be a lot for parents! Whatever June holds for you, the tantalizing possibilities of summer are stretching out before us and we’re wishing you all good luck this month! Be sure to carve out some time for family fun with the help of our guide.

Kick off the month with the Royal Canadian International Circus, with incredible shows until June 4, 2023. With the smell of popcorn, the dazzling lights, and the high-energy music, the whole family will be entranced, and don’t forget to use the code familyfuncalgary’ to get TWO tickets for the price of ONE.

Why is your community a great place to live? Tell Rümi what you love about where you live for a chance to win a Neighbourhood Block Party valued at approximately $10,000! You’ll be the hero of your community. You can submit your entry until June 11, 2023, and the contest winner will be announced at Rümi’s Neighbour Day celebration, which is taking place at ATCO Park on June 17, 2023.

Rosebud Dinner Theatre is only a short drive from Calgary and this summer they are presenting the family classic, The Sound of Music. The show comes with a delicious meal and it opens on June 2, 2023.

June means lilacs in Calgary – even if only for a very short window. Head down to the 4th Street Lilac Festival on June 4, 2023, for blocks of great vendors plus plenty of fantastic entertainment.

The RCMP Musical Ride is coming to Fort Calgary on June 4, 2023. It consists of a troop of up to 32 riders, who are all police officers, and their horses perform intricate formations and drills set to music.

The Calgary Bike Swap is offering a second bike swap sale this spring, with an event at U of C on June 17, 2023.

All Sport One Day is actually doing TWO days this year, and the first one is June 17, 2023. It’s an amazing opportunity for your kids to try a sport they have never tried before – for FREE! We’ve done it for years and it’s a great experience. (Read about it here.) Registration opens June 6, 2023, so mark your calendars.

Of course, Father’s Day is this month, and we have lots of great ideas to spend the day with your daddy. Check out all the great ideas that we found in our Father’s Day Guide! (We’ll keep adding to the guide as June progresses.)

Bill, Bill, Bill, Bill! Bill Nye the Science Guy is coming to Calgary on June 21, 2023, with a live, multi-media show, “The End is Nye.”

Game Con Canada is coming to Calgary from June 23 – 25, 2023. Play hundreds of FREE video games and board games from studios that have travelled around the world to bring fans of all gaming genres together to play games, make friends, and discover new experiences.

We are ready for summer and it’s time to hit the beach! Sikome Lake is opening for the season on June 24, 2023.

There are lots of other events happening during the month of June. 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 are running and if you are planning your summer, take a look at our Summer Camp Guide. Enjoy the month, Calgary!

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