admin June 12, 2019
The warm weather is upon us and with the sun comes the festivals! While Calgary blossoms and blooms grab your grass and head out to enjoy the sights and sounds of our city. Oils and sprays are the best way to consume on the go, but if you are lighting up, please remember to smoke in a designated cannabis consumption area.
Here is a list of our favourite festivals to enjoy this summer.
Sounds of Summer – Fiasco Gelato
June 15, 2019
In its first year, this ‘block party’ festival takes to the street and offers some tasty treats to cool you down.
Fiestival – Olympic Plaza
July 19-21, 2019
Sights, sounds, flavour and movement, this FREE festival will throw your senses into over-drive.
Sled Island – Various Venues
June 19-23, 2019
Five full days of fun, this festival has been the focal point of June in Calgary since 2007. Join in to experience and eclectic mix of music, comedy, film and art.
Calgary Folk Music Festival – Princes Island Park
July 25-28, 2019
Folk Fest has been brining the best of the best to Calgary’s most beautiful park for 40 years!
Lay out your rug and relax at one of the 6 stages. Bring your friends & pack your favourite cannabis spray, oil or capsules.
Calgary International Blues Festival – Shaw Millennium Park
July 29 – August 4, 2019
15 years in, this festival offers workshops, concerts and special events. It also features an all-Aboriginal blues night on August 2nd.
Inglewood Sunfest – 9th Avenue Inglewood
August 3, 2019 11AM-6PM
Celebrate summer at Sunfest. Street performers, great food, local artisans and new music. Historic Inglewood knows how to throw a party.
Chasing Summer Festival – Max Bell Centre Grounds
August 3-4, 2019
Nothing says summer like a huge outdoor dance party! Click the link to check out the line-up.
Canmore Folk Festival – Centennial Park, Canmore
August 3-5, 2019
Only a short drive away, bask in the glory of the mountains and enjoy the tunes at Alberta’s longest running folk music festival. There are plenty of free events to enjoy around town as well. It’s a great spot for your next mini-vacay.
Taste of Calgary – Eau Claire’s Festival Plaza
August 8-11, 2019
Not just great flavours, Taste of Calgary also has live local entertainment all weekend long!
Global Fest – Elliston Park
August 15, 17, 20, 22 & 24, 2019
Highlighting over 60 cultures watch as international sounds come to life with spectacular fireworks each night. There’s also tons of great food and activities for the whole family.
Country Thunder Alberta – Prairie Winds Park
August 16-18, 2019
Shine your boots and dust off your hat; this music festival highlights some of the best artists that country music has to offer.
Expo Latino – Prince’s Island Park
August 16-18, 2019
Things heat up at this spicy festival. Whether you Salsa, Merengue or Cumbia, you will feel the rhythm coming from this event.
Circle Carnival – Shaw Millennium Park
September 14, 2019 11AM-10PM
Pack up your pup, this festival is dog friendly! The best of Calgary’s food trucks encircle the stage while festival-goers revel. No beer tent required – this whole festival is licensed.
Beakerhead – Various Venues
September 18-22, 2019
Cultivate your creativity and expand your mind when art meets science at Beakerhead.
Calgary International Film Festival – Various Venues
September 18-29, 2019
Round of your summer with some visual stimulation and celebrate the shared human experience. CIFF is celebrating its 20th Anniversary, check out the amazing schedule here.
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