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Earth Hour Calgary

Earth Hour is a worldwide event to continue the conversation about ho​w limiting our energy use can reduce our impact on the environment.

Calgary's commitment to Earth Hour - March 25, 2017

The City of Calgary will join other governments, organizations and citizens around the world in shutting off its lights for Earth Hour on Saturday, March 25 2017 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. All non-essential lighting will be turned off in the following locations:

  • The Calgary Municipal Building
  • Calgary Public Building
  • Manchester Centre Building E
  • Water Centre
  • all fire stations
  • Centre Street Bridge
  • the 4th Street S.E. underpass
  • Reconciliation Bridge

How you can take part in Earth Hour​

On March 25 2017, The City of Calgary will join other community organizations to be a part of Calgary Unplugged - a family-friendly Earth Hour event from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Confluence Plaza on St. Patrick's Island.

This FREE event will feature free hot chocolate, bicycle-powered music and lights, kids' nature games and an interactive Earth Hour photo booth. Event-goers are encouraged to bring a light, drum, costume, lantern or decorate their bicycle and take part in a procession to signal the beginning of Earth Hour.

Go beyond the hour

Beyond participating in Earth Hour each year, we will continue to find new opportunities to reduce energy use every day. You can also do your part to reduce your impact by taking simple steps to save energy.

Getting to St. Patrick's Island - Confluence Plaza


By foot: ​Use Memorial pathway or the George C. Bridge (formerly St. Patrick's Bridge) from Riverwalk in East Village.

By transit: Get off at Bridgeland Station and follow Memorial pathway through the park to Confluence Plaza.

By vehicle: Use the 12th Street Bridge from Inglewood onto Zoo Road to access the parking lot at Confluence Plaza.

Return to Mayor's Environment Expo​​