Downtown West Community Association
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Events Calendar

Calendar of Events

Events Happening In and Near Downtown West

 

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION FUNDRAISER: SPECIAL STAMPS TICKET OFFER!
Aug
16
to Sep 29

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION FUNDRAISER: SPECIAL STAMPS TICKET OFFER!

In partnership with the Stampeders, The Federation of Calgary Communities invites you to cheer on the stamps and raise money for your community! 

Visit www.stampeders.com/calgarycommunities to buy your ticket and cheer on the Calgary Stampeders! Winner will be announced at noon on Sept 29!

With every ticket purchased, your community association will receive a $3 donation from the Stampeders.

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BEAKERHEAD: Up Against All Odds
Sep
13
to Sep 17

BEAKERHEAD: Up Against All Odds

It’s the gambler’s ruin: the chance in any given roll feels pretty reasonable – one in six, if you are rolling a single die. So what are the chances you can make it to the top of the stairs by rolling a die repeatedly? There are just ten stairs, after all. This is applied math at its most delightful. Test your luck and compare it to your gut instincts.

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Expo Latino
Aug
18
to Aug 20

Expo Latino

Western Canada’s biggest Latin Festival, Expo Latino, heats up Prince’s Island Park August 18, 19, & 20, featuring World Class performances, sizzling dancing, exotic food, and an art market.

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Calgary ReggaeFest
Aug
18
to Aug 19

Calgary ReggaeFest

Let the Main Event on Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19 at Shaw Millennium Park transcend you beyond all boundaries. Experience why this Calgary family-friendly event has become the premier summer Reggae Festival in all of Canada.

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Calgary Bluesfest
Jul
31
to Aug 6

Calgary Bluesfest

A full week of Blues workshops, concerts and special events culminate in 4 days & nights (August 3-6) of non-stop music on MainStage at Shaw Millennium Park, followed by the nightly Twilight Blues Dance Parties.

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Fiestaval
Jul
21
to Jul 23

Fiestaval

Fiestaval is a FREE, family-oriented, multicultural arts and entertainment festival highlighting the Latin American Culture, in the heart of downtown Calgary at the Calgary Olympic Plaza.

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The Stampede Parade - Canada 150
Jul
7
8:00am 8:00am

The Stampede Parade - Canada 150

The 2017 parade route is REVERSED, come check it out!  30 marching bands, 40 floats, 750 horses, and 4,000 people - at least!  It's a magnificent march through Canadian tradition, Alberta history, and Calgary's culture. Our western roots are strong, and we're proudly multi-cultural too.  Many people travel from all over the globe to walk and ride in our Parade.

The Downtown West community gladly welcomes the world again this year!

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RedBall Calgary
Jun
25
to Jul 1

RedBall Calgary

The Calgary tour of the RedBall Project is presented by the Public Art Program of the City of Calgary & Canada 150!  It’s an amazing party happening across Canada, and we are part of it.

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Sled Island Festival
Jun
21
to Jun 25

Sled Island Festival

Sled Island's thoughtful, eclectic programming and independent spirit is a one-of-a-kind festival. Each June, the five-day music and arts festival brings together a community of over 250 bands, comedians, filmmakers, and artists as well as over 30,000 attendees in more than 35 venues, transforming the city into an arts lover's paradise!

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DOWNTOWN WEST COMMUNITY CLEANUP RECYCLE EVENT
Jun
11
9:00am 9:00am

DOWNTOWN WEST COMMUNITY CLEANUP RECYCLE EVENT

London Drugs is again supporting the annual Downtown West Community Cleanup!! We encourage all Downtown West and Calgary residents to come and recycle your household items, and join us for a free BBQ!

We still need one or two more volunteers... if you are interested in helping out on June 11, please email Jacquie at the DWCA.
 

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 The Market on Stephen Avenue: Tuesdays All Summer
Jun
6
11:00am11:00am

The Market on Stephen Avenue: Tuesdays All Summer

The 2017 edition of the Market on Stephen Avenue is back!

Bring your enviro bags and coolers! You'll find up to 60 vendors from fresh food (produce, breads, pastries, etc) spices, sauces, treats, art fashion, jewelry and so much more!  On Stephen Ave between 1 St East and 2 St West. Yes! Three whole blocks!

Tuesdays 11 AM - 5 PM

May 2, 16, 30
June 6, 13, 20, 27
July 4, 18
August 1, 15, 22, 29
September 5 (final day)

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FREE Event! Disaster Alley
May
6
11:00am11:00am

FREE Event! Disaster Alley

Do you know how to take care of yourself and your family in an emergency? 

Welcome to Disaster Alley!

Disaster Alley is a FREE event for ALL AGES, part of Emergency Preparedness Week. 

Come to McMahon Stadium and learn some simple steps to prepare yourself for emergencies like floods, power outages or severe weather events. 

Meet representatives from Calgary Fire Department, Calgary Search and Rescue Association, HAWCS and more than 30 exhibitors who provide assistance in emergencies and disasters. 

Explore specialized emergency response equipment and learn how to prepare a 72-hour emergency home kit!

 

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