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YOUR ONLINE GUIDE TO THE CITY OF CALGARY

Kelly Hofer

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A Beautiful City, Inside and Out

Whether you are looking for an indoor activity to keep you busy while it’s -20 out, or an outdoor activity for when those classic Calgary Chinooks blow through and the sun comes out, this city has a lot to offer!

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Christmas Markets

If you are looking for a unique gift that is guaranteed to make that special person smile, check out these enchanting Christmas markets.

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Calgary Winter Festivals

There are several winter festivals to help you fall in love with this season all over again. Time to tap into your inner Jack Frost!

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The Perfect Gift: Shop Local this Holiday Season

One thing about Calgary is that we love our local businesses. Especially in the last few years, the push to support local has grown tenfold.

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All That Glitters

Celebrate the holiday season with dazzling displays, sure to light up even the darkest days of winter.

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10 Ways to Fall in Love with Calgary

Fall in Calgary is a uniquely beautiful time of year. From crisp days with colourful leaves to fresh snowfall and the twinkling lights of the holidays, the season is as changing as it is magical.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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January 14 @ 7:00am

Electric Winter Nights

Electric Winter Nights returns to The Palace Theatre with excellent bands throughout January on select evenings. Performers include Marauda, Lil Texas, Delta Heavy, Alpha 9, and more. Ages 18+ . Where: The Palace Theatre When: Jan 14 – 27 Details & Tickets.
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January 26 @ 7:00am

BIG Winter Classic

Over 90 bands, multiple art installations, and interactive performances. Lineup includes Shame, Jasmyn, Nick Thune, Whitney K, and many more. Where: 613 – 11 Ave SW When: Jan 26 – 29 Details & Tickets.
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January 26 @ 7:00am

Calgary RV Expo & Sale

Dealers showcase their newest products with some end-of-year clearance. Discover your next RV and get ready for some outdoor adventure! Where: BMO Centre When: Jan 26 – 29 Details & Tickets.
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January 29 @ 7:00am

Silly Songs for Serious People

The Daniel Pelton Collective create audience-focused, engaging classical music where people of all backgrounds can have a laugh and enjoy music. Where: cSPACE King Edward When: Jan 29 Details & Tickets.
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February 4 @ 7:00am

Nirto Rally Cross

Nitro RX is an intense combination of rallycross and big air excitement – where cars fly and tracks thrill! This will be the first time ever Nitro RX has come to Calgary and only the second time these cars have battled on snow and ice. Don’t miss this family-friendly, adrenaline-charged event. Where: GMC Stadium When: […]
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January 16 @ 7:00am

High Performance Rodeo

Find the action at Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts. Watch touring performances from across Canada, acclaimed international shows, and new and experimental work from Calgary artists. There’s theatre, dance, music, film, free lunchtime concerts, late-night cabarets, and so much more. Where: Various venues across the city When: Jan 16 – Feb 6 Details & […]
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February 9 @ 7:00am

Block Heater

The Calgary Folk Music Festival returns for their winter ritual. Shows for every taste and vibe from independent artists at The Palace Theatre, Jack Singer Concert Hall, Olympic Plaza, and more. Where: Inglewood and downtown When: Feb 9 – 12 Details & Tickets.
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February 10 @ 7:00am

Calgary Boat & Outdoors Show

Southern Alberta’s largest celebration of outdoor adventure! Connect with fishers, boaters, hunters, and more at this annual event. Where: BMO Centre When: Feb 10 – 12 Details & Tickets.
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February 10 @ 7:00am

FunnyFest Valentine Comedy

Non-stop laughter with 3 headline comedians in this Valentine’s Day extravaganza. Enjoy a dinner buffet, wine, rose, and chocolates as you laugh with your loved one. Where: Clarion Hotel When: Feb 10, 11, & 14 Details & Tickets.
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February 11 @ 7:00am

In the Heat of the Night

Enjoy a romantic four-course dinner made by the zoo’s award-winning culinary team with a cheeky “adults-only” presentation (with pictures) about how animals show their love in the wild. Where: Wilder Institute / Calgary Zoo When: Feb 11 & 14 Details & Tickets.
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February 15 @ 2:00am

Valentine’s Date Night

Throw clay like Swayze & Moore in this special Valentine’s Day Date Night. Enjoy throwing and handbuilding clay with a partner or friend with amazing wine curated by Vine Arts, music spun by a DJ, and great company. Expert instruction and materials included in this crash course date night. Where: Workshop Studios When: Feb 14 […]
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February 17 @ 12:30am

Calgary Romance Travel Show

Canada’s largest destination wedding and honeymoon expo comes to Calgary. Meet international wedding coordinators, resorts, tourism boards, and tour operators to help you plan your destination wedding or honeymoon. Where: Premier Best Western When: Feb 16 Details & Tickets.
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February 16 @ 7:00am

Love Rocks

Complexions Contemporary Ballet presents a leading edge dance performance to the music of Grammy Award winner Lenny Kravitz in this innovative, two act show that examines our world today. Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium When: Feb 16 – 18 Details & Tickets.
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January 31 @ 7:00am

Little Red Warrior & His Lawyer

This biting satire written and directed by Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Kevin Loring will leave you with plenty to talk about. Presented by Theatre Calgary and Making Treaty 7. Where: Max Bell Theatre When: Jan 31 – Feb 19 Details & Tickets.
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February 23 @ 7:00am

Calgary Home + Garden Show

A vibrant marketplace for home-related products and services, as well as stunning displays to help inspire home projects. Connect with experts and enjoy presentations from home professionals. Where: BMO Centre When: Feb 23 – 26 Details & Tickets.
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February 23 @ 7:00am

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert

For the first time ever, audiences can relive the magic of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban set to the music of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra performing John Williams’ unforgettable score. Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium When: Feb 23 – 25 Details & Tickets.
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February 26 @ 7:00am

Romeo & Juliet

Fall in love with Bernstein’s brilliant and iconic Broadway and film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet along with Prokofiev’s extraordinary ballet score for an afternoon of powerful and romantic music-making. Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall When: Feb 26 Details & Tickets.
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March 4 @ 7:00am

Focused

Shutterbugs will have exclusive access to Exploration Asia to capture photography of camels, tigers, and everything in between! Ages 16+. Where: Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo When: Mar 4 Details & Tickets.
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March 10 @ 7:00am

The Best of Whitney

Celebrating Whitney Houston and other legends including Diana Ross, Donna Summer, and Tina Turner. Join LaKisha Jones and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra celebrate classic hits. Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall When: Mar 10 – 11 Details & Tickets.
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March 18 @ 6:00am

Wild About Art

Support local artists and enjoy food and drink at the zoo. See nature’s inspiration in paintings, photography, sculptures, music, performance, and more. Ages 18+. Where: Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo When: Mar 18 Details & Tickets.