Join the celebrations on July 1st in Downtown Calgary. There's something for everyone including Canadian Armed Forces activities, Indigenous entertainment with a traditional Powwow, an extensive line-up of Canadian musicians on the Riverfront Avenue stage and the Stephen Avenue Summer Stage and an outstanding fireworks display.
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Stephen Avenue Walk Summer Stage
Mondays through Thursdays, and select Saturdays, we will feature live entertainment at noon at the Summer Stage on Stephen Avenue. Bring your lunch for these FREE noon hour performance from bands, dance troupes, DJs and even comedians! (Weather Dependent)
Downtown is Calgary's home for festivals! Olympic Plaza and Prince's Island Park are just a few places where you can enjoy world class entertainment!
Live on Stephen Avenue
From the ethereal strings and brassy horns of the orchestra, to the booming beats of the latest DJs and everything in between. Downtown Calgary has music covered.
Bring the family to cool off in the Eau Claire splash park, play on the Devonian Gardens indoor playground, or take part in the Glenbow's children's programming.
Downtown Calgary POW! Parade of Wonders - April 28th 2017
The POW! Parade of Wonders is Western Canada's only Cosplay Parade. The POW! Parade is co-presented by Downtown Calgary and the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo.
Stage & Screen
Downtown is home to Calgary's best theatre as well as two cinemas. You can see the latest blockbuster, an obscure classic, a big budget play, or an experimental one-man show.
art & galleries
Visit the ever changing works at any of Downtown Calgary's many public and private galleries, or see more than 50 works of public art located in the downtown core.