What: Calling all writers, authors and all those who love and appreciate a good book – this will be 7 days you won’t want to miss out on! Celebrate the written word by experiencing live presentations, panels, industry workshops, art installations and more by 80+ International Bestselling authors and up-and-coming groundbreakers. Come prepared to be connected to with life-changing ideas and engage with like-minded people who share a love of reading and curiosity about the writing life.
What: Looking for training and motivation sales, marketing, negotiating, personal development, money, and really all things business? This is a panel you definitely won’t want to miss! This event will feature Manjit Minhas – CEO of Minhas Breweries & Star of Dragon’s Den, Edward Snowden – Former U.S Intelligence Officer and Whistleblower (live from Moscow via Beam Robot) and Larry King – legendary American television and radio host.
What: The second Thursday of every month, mark it in your calendar! This is the perfect night to schedule a babysitter, plan a date night or grab your girlfriends for an evening of risky science, innovation, and community. Don’t worry there will also be a fully licensed bar so you can start the night off with an ice cold bevy!
What: Join Parts + Labour founder, Jennifer Mehlko as she collaborates with various fitness studios around the city to bring you a fun workout series. Come sweat it out with her and then shop her athleisure “Heart Work” collection afterward in a fun studio pop-up.
What: The wait is finally over! Granary Road Farmers Market is finally open. Come explore their Active Learning Park, while munching on delicious eats from The Loft Lounge and checking out the fantastic local vendors in the Public Market!
What: The most bodacious bash of the year is back! Shake, strut and shimmy as you celebrate a healthy active lifestyle for women to help reduce the development of breast cancer at this annual retro soiree.
What: Celebrate fall in the most appropriate way possible! Every weekend in October you will have the opportunity explore the patch and pick out the perfect pumpkin to bring home, along with the Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Fun Farm and more. Don’t miss The Great Pumpkin Explosion, where a pumpkin filled with candy is exploded daily!
When: Every Saturday and Sunday in October
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm – 284022 Township Road 224
What: Join Vine Arts on 17 Avenue for their first ever Natural Wine Festival, featuring a festival-style wine tasting from some of their favourite importers, wineries, and winemakers specializing in natural wines.
What: Join the Calgary Farmers Market and Calgary Food Tours as they bring to you a very special Sunday brunch. You will have the opportunity to listen to 10 various Alberta ranchers as they explain what it takes to bring their products to the market, sample their produce and leave feeling inspired to fill your shopping bag with fresh goodies.
When: Every Sunday
Where: 510 – 77 Street SE – off Blackfoot Trail and close to Heritage Drive SE
What: It’s larch season! Grab your cameras and hiking gear and enjoy the picturesque fall views from the top of a mountain. If you haven’t checked out Larch Valley and Sentinel Pass then you must move it to the top of your bucket list. Be sure to be prepared to expect all sorts of weather patterns throughout the day.
What: There is no better way to welcome fall then heading out to one of Calgary’s many corn mazes and enjoying a fun-filled farm adventure. Don’t forget to check out the Kangaroo Petting Zoo new to Cobb’s Adventure Park and Corn Maze!