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Inglewood Sunfest – Saturday, August 3rd 2019.

Welcome to the Inglewood Sunfest

A stylish summer festival in the heart of Inglewood.

We’re here to celebrate, engage, entertain, and delight. Seize the Sunfest on Saturday, August 3rd 2019.

At Sunfest, there is an activity made for all ages. This could mean a jump in the bouncer, discovering a great new band, being wowed and amazed by our cool street performers, choosing a perfect summer patio or searching for a trendy fashion; there is no shortage of things happening.

Inglewood is host to over 200 vendors that vary from artisan crafts, to imported wares, to community organizations and more!

For more details, please click here!

The Little Vegan Market

Enjoy an afternoon of animal product-free shopping at The Little Vegan Market. Held at the Marda Loop Communities Association, the event will feature local small businesses selling things like treats, fashion and more. The last market had 36 unique vendors and promises this time around will be its biggest event yet. Admission and parking (subject to capacity) are both free.

Celebrate…

Celebrate the grand opening of Theatre 1308 with eight days of music, art, film, philosophy, improv, poetry and stand-up comedy!

 

MARC ATKINSON TRIO WITH CAMERON WILSON

Feb 23, 2019

Music that is melodically captivating, sensually charged and ferociously, technically awe-inspiring.

HYMM

Feb 24, 2019

Eight musicians from diverse backgrounds create a mesmerizing fusion of eastern & western music.

THE BRIGHT SIDE ART SHOW OPENING RECEPTION

Feb 25, 2019

Join us at Theatre 1308 for the opening reception of The Bright Side Art Show, a group exhibition by visual artists exploring the theme of optimism.

WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

Feb 26, 2019

Calgary-made short film Gross Indecency: The Everett Klippert Story is followed by the acclaimed 2018 documentary about the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, host of the popular children’s TV show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.

PHILOSOPHERS’ CAFÉ

Feb 27, 2019

U of C philosophers Dr. Tinu Ruparell, Dr. David Dick, and Dr. Chris Framarin in conversation on the topic of optimism in today’s world. Featuring musique éclectique from the Penny Sanborn Trio.

THE KINKONAUTS

Feb 28, 2019

The Kinkonauts, Calgary’s Premiere Longform Improv Lab, present an all-star roster of performances. Featuring Built for Comfort, All Request Heartache, Duckface, and Starfleet Confidential, there’s something to tickle everyone’s funnybone!

POETRY SLAM! FEATURING SHERI-D WILSON

March 1, 2019

Cheer on Calgary’s best poets as they compete for a $500 cash prize! Featuring live jazz from the Redline Trio+1 and special performances by Calgary’s Poet Laureate, Sheri-D Wilson.

March 2, 2019

Called “Effortlessly Funny” by the CBC, Matt Falk has performed at Just For Laughs, The Halifax Comedy Festival and the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. Recently named one of the “Best of the Fest” at the Burbank Comedy Festival in California.

https://www.theatre1308.com/bright-side-festival

Zoolights

We’re turning two million holiday lights on just for you. Come wrap yourself in a warm winter hug with ZOOLIGHTS and start glowing from the inside out. Calgary’s most luminous holiday tradition is back for its 21st year and it’s set to be the brightest one yet. You can frolic about the Calgary Zoo for seven weeks of delightful family-friendly fun. Fill your belly with the warmth of hot cocoa and your heart knowing your visit contributes to animal conservation. We’re dedicated to making the world a better place while enjoying this incredible event, together.

This year’s ZOOLIGHTS is presented by Olympia Trust Company and we’re brightening your experience with enchanting new themes and special guests. Of course, we’re bringing back all the classic activities you’ve come to love and have added in some new ones designed to light you up. You’ll find games on animal habitats to teach you about conservation all while having a sparkling good time.

ZOOLIGHTS HOURS
Open nightly from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

North Gate parking is $10 — access closes at 8:30 p.m.

Snow White and the Seven Stewards of the Forest

Wander both indoors and out with the ENMAX Conservatory activities and displays featuring Snow White, the evil queen and the seven stewards of the forest. Throughout our magically decorated topical oasis and surrounding gardens, you’ll find a Giant Gingerbread House, an Enchanted Forest, an Apple Wishing Tree, our Sustainability Factory with craft stations and Santa himself.

Pucker up for the new mistletoe.

Your sweetheart is sure to be swept away in a series of magical moment under our two-many-to-count-million twinkling lights. There’s something special about getting all those warm fuzzy feels while touching cold noses. A leisurely handholding stroll around through the displays takes about 90 minutes to fully experience.

Make magical memories while making the world a better place. Bring your family and friends to skate, craft, see the Snow White, get a picture with Santa and sip hot chocolate by the fire. Doing the planet some good by supporting conservation has never been so easy. Everything you need to enjoy the evening is included with the price of admission—except hot cocoa and snacks.

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Calgary Stampede 2018: New food to hit the midway

The Calgary Stampede has released a sneak peek of some of the new foods visitors can sample at this year’s “greatest outdoor show on earth.”

There will be 50 new dishes in total served on the midway, including Mexican street corn and sushi doughnuts.

“We try to create a great list for everybody, something that creates an emotional response in you,” said James Radke, the Stampede’s midway operations manager. “Whether it’s positive or negative…we try really hard to have something for everyone.”

And yes, the bugs are back, Radke said.

“We’re looking more and more at alternative foods and diversifying our foods, and [the] crickets are back,” he said.

 

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PARKSHOW and PARKSALE 2018
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Sled Island
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Spruce Meadows Pan American Tournament
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