Festivals and Events
Are you planning an event?
Plan your festival or event that occurs on or impacts City of Calgary property.
Attend an event
Get outdoors and experience arts, culture, recreation events and activities throughout our city.
News for event organizers
Temporary Outdoor Event Exemption Pilot
This program is to encourage more events across the city by making it easier for businesses to host events and pop-up activities on their own properties.
Arts & Culture Microgrant Program
Up to $50,000 for experiences from June 7 through December 31, 2022, including community-run projects, new opportunities for local artists, activations in winter months and local events hosted by not-for-profits.
Waste and recycling services changes
Starting Jan. 1, 2022, The City will no longer provide waste and recycling services for events. Organizers will need to contract a private waste and recycling service provider.
Festival and event strategy
We are working on a strategy to maximize the benefits of festivals and events planned and held in our city.