We’re already halfway through the week, and if that’s not cause for celebration, we don’t know what is!
Make the most of it at one of these great events.
- 14 styling snaps of western fashion at the Calgary Stampede (PHOTOS)
- 'The Wizard's Cauldron Bar' is coming to Calgary this November
- Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park designated as a World Heritage Site
What: This summer, come together with the Calgary community to celebrate and support Alberta’s emerging artists in a gorgeous natural setting. One of Shakespeare’s most popular works, A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows four young lovers and a group of six amateur actors through the forest as they are influenced and manipulated by a band of forest-dwelling fairies. Join theatre: Calgary in Prince’s Island Park for this thrilling chase of love, identity, and confusion.
When: Now to August 18, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Prince’s Island Park
Admission: Pay what you can
What: Calling all self-employed workers, freelancers, and small business owners. Join other YYC freelancers at the Palomino for some drinks and a delicious BBQ feast — all included with admission.
When: July 10, 2019
Time: 12 to 4 pm
Where: Palomino Smokehouse — 109 7th Ave SW
Tickets: Online, $50
What: Watch Cavalry FC take on the Vancouver Whitecaps at Spruce Meadows.
When: July 10, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary
What: Calgary is set to host the ultimate outdoor festival of the summer with Roundup Music Fest. On Wednesday, July 10 the festival will be taking over Shaw Millennium Park with an exhilarating lineup of all-star performances. Three-time Grammy-nominated rocker, Billy Idol, and ‘Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’ members, Blondie, will be taking to the main stage, along with performances by Canadian punk band Headstones, and BC’s Doug and the Slugs.
When: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Time: 3 to 11 pm
Where: Shaw Millennium Park, Calgary
Tickets: $99 — Available online
What: Each Wednesday evening throughout July and August, rain or shine, Heritage Town Square plays host to a wide range of the best performing talent you’ll find anywhere. From roots and country to blues and swing, this line-up of free concerts offers something for everybody. Each week starts with a rising star of tomorrow from the Stampede Talent Search topped off by a featured act guaranteed to delight.
When Wednesday evenings until August 28, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Heritage Town Square, Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive NE