Contemporary Calgary's annual fundraising gala will be night of art and delight. come together with other cultural revolutionaries for an evening of artistically-infused celebration featuring a rousing, exclusive live art auction, installations by some of Calgary's most inspired artists, and headlining appearances by special guests Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker and legendary performer, writer and art champion Steve Martin.
From awe-inspiring responsive runway dresses to scientific wearables with practical applications, MakeFashion designers are inspired by fashion with functionality. Join the fashion forward at Telus Spark on Saturday 2 April from 7.30pm. Tickets online via Event Brite from $32-$187.
Calgary, Alberta, will host The 2016 JUNO Awards and JUNO Week celebrations from March 28 – April 3, 2016! The 45th annual JUNO Awards will be broadcast on CTV from The Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday, April 3, 2016. The JUNO Awards last visited Calgary in 2008!
The JUNO Awards has evolved from an industry awards event to a weeklong festival that travels city to city across the country. It encompasses both public-facing fan events and industry/networking opportunities featuring a diverse array of Canadian artists and emerging talent. The JUNO Week events include JUNO Songwriters’ Circle, JUNOfest, JUNO Fan Fare, JUNO Cup, and more! The JUNO Awards were created to celebrate and promote Canadian music and artists.
Foodies unite! Calgary's biggest and best food festivival is on from March 4-13. Calgary's best restaurants are offering fixed price three-course and five-course menus. Signature events at restaurants including The RIver Cafe, Charbar, Divino, Teatro, Whitehall and a finale at Avec Bistro. Get on board Calgary and become part of #bigtasteyyc
Toast to the haggis! Enjoy an authentic Scottish supper and live entertainment including pipe music, a Folk band and Ceilidh dancing on January 23rd in celebration of Robert Burns Night. A great auction and prizes are also part of the evening's festivities.
Join NES Global Talent at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel for this 3rd annual event to support the Alberta Children's Hospital and the 94,000 kids and families that rely on it every year!
This January 28, 2016 event supports BB4CK: Brown Bagging for Calgary Kids works in partnership with Calgary schools to make and deliver free healthy lunches for students who would otherwise go hungry. The head chefs from the Brakemen Foundation and Calgary Petroleum Club are back for the 2nd Annual Celebrity Chef Showdown! Rumour has it that the Head Chef of Petroleum Club will be taking on home chef and Britsh Consul General.
Watch as Calgary's most talented chefs go head-to-head in a live cooking competition, in support of Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids. Join us Thursday January 28, 2016. Doors open at 5:30pm include open bar and a light canapé.
Thursday, 28 January 2016 from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM (MST)
319 5 Ave SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 0L6
This artful party has raised almost $2-million to support the Glenbow Museum. This year, February 6, 2016 Schmancy will usher in a year of celebration as we mark the museum's 50th anniversary in 2016. For 50 years, Glenbow's exhibitions and programs have built bridges between history and the present, enriched lives and inspired Calgarians. Luxury experiences, art, wine and more are up for grabs in the most anticipated auction ever.
NIGHT WITH THE STARS
Returning to your galaxy this February 28, 2016, Night with the Stars is the see-and-be-seen gala of the year. This red carpet event celebrates the magic of motion pictures, while raising funds to support Theatre Calgary’s groundbreaking productions and extraordinary outreach programs.
Building on the highly anticipated premiere of Theatre Calgary’s The Little Prince - The Musical, as well as the release of the next installment of the Star WarsTM saga, this year’s gala will transport you to far away worlds and distant galaxies. For one unforgettable evening, you and your guests will have the opportunity to view the Academy Awards® under a canopy of stars, explore strange landscapes in search of otherworldly auction items, and encounter all manner of extraterrestrial activity. So dress to the nines, prepare for takeoff, and join us on February 28th for a glittering evening that promises to be OUT OF THIS WORLD.
CALGARY STAMPEDE 2016
The Calgary Stampede celebrates the people, the animals, the land, the traditions and the values that make up the unique spirit of the west. This year's annual show is from July 8-17, 2016.
The Calgary Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and southern Alberta through our world-renowned Stampede, year-round facilities, western events and several youth and agriculture programs. Exemplifying the theme We’re Greatest Together; we are a volunteer-supported, not-for-profit community organization that preserves and promotes western heritage and values. All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.
Mark your calendars for the 4th Beakerhead on September 14 – 18, 2016.
More information to follow as it is available.
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