What: Offering 11 days and nights of comedy and 70 performers, FunnyFest does it all from high-brow to low-brow and everything in between. Each show runs one-and-a-half to two hours long with a minimum of six performers per show.
What: TV’s most memorable music comes to YYC. Sit back, relax and let the music from Game of Thones, Seasame Street, Downtown Abbey and much more transport you back to epic battles scenes and bed time rhymes.
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8th Avenue SE
What: The highly anticipated return of Calgary’s Dinner by Design where you can attend a glitzy Gala Dinner. Mingle with internationally celebrated designers and local talent while being surrounded by the majesty of their creations.
Where: Alberta College of Art + Design – 1407 14th Avenue NW
When: Friday, June 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Tickets: Available to purchase online. $50 to $300
What: Featuring a variety of ethnic street foods, local vendors, buskers, and entertainment, the Calgary Night Market has everything from jewelry to clothes, to household items. The market is happening on the first and last Fridays of the month until September 9.
When: Starts June 3 to September 9 from 4 to 10 p.m.
What: The World Partnership Walk (WPW) is a global fundraising walk which is held annually to increase awareness and raise funds to help fight global poverty. This year marks the WPW’s 37th year in Canada having raised $90 million. The Walk will be held in 10 cities across the country including Calgary and Edmonton in Alberta.
Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW
What: Dancers at Calgary’s new DJD (Decidedly Jazz Danceworks) Dance Centre are celebrating its grand opening with a new live music and dance production. The new show will showcase the whole DJD company of dancers and feature a score by New York jazz great William Parker, as well as a five-piece band led by Parker himself.
Where: DJD Dance Centre – 111 12th Avenue SE
When: Now until Sunday, June 12, evening performances at 8 p.m.,
Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
Cost: Tickets available at online or call 403-245-3533, starting at $29
Malika is a former Daily Hive Calgary City Editor. Graduate of SAIT's Radio Television Broadcast News program and UofA's Bachelor of Science program. Flames, family, and sleep over everything. Email [email protected] for all Calgary related stories.