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#EXPLOREDOWNTOWNYYC April in Downtown Calgary

There is no shortage of things to do in Downtown Calgary in April! Whether you’re looking for action, adventure or culinary experiences, you’ll find it here, in Downtown Calgary.

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Downtown events and entertainment


Downtown is bursting with events and activities all month long!

Weekend and daily events

BUMP Mural Tours

Discover the vibrant street art scene of Downtown Calgary. 
Where: Various locations in Downtown Calgary
When: Weekly tours on Saturday and Sunday throughout April

Aggie Days

Aggie Days are back at the Stampede grounds and it’s totally FREE to attend with your family. This April, check out the Nutrien Western Event Centre for a spring event, unlike any other.
Where: 1800 Stampede Trail S.E.
When: Apr. 10-14

Downtown Spring Market

Showcasing talented vendors and artists, the Spring Market will feature some incredibly unique items, goodies, and fantastic pieces made right here in Calgary. 
Where: 11500 35 St S.E. #1000
When: Apr. 14

Jurassic Quest

North America’s best and “most realistic” dinosaur expo is back! Jurassic Quest, an imaginative event of epic proportions will return to Canada this spring and Calgary is on this year’s hit list!
Where: 20 Roundup Way S.E
When: Apr. 19-21

Sporting events

Calgary Roughnecks Games

Show your support for our lacrosse team as the Calgary Roughnecks take on rivals at home.
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise S.E.
When: Apr. 5, 20

Calgary Flames Home Games

Cheer on the Calgary Flames at home!
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise S.E.
When: Apr. 6, 14, 18

Calgary Wranglers

Cheer on our AHL team at home!
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise S.E.
When: Apr. 11, 12

Continuous events

The Girl on the Train hits the Vertigo Theatre stage

This riveting Canadian premiere, adapted from Paula Hawkins NY Times best-selling novel turned Hollywood file, keeps the tension mounting right up to the final reveal.
Where: Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave S.E. #161
When: Until Apr. 14

Winter City Design Competition

The City invites designers, artists and students each fall to imagine the possibilities for winter city design in our downtown.
When: Until Apr. 15

Glenbow at The Edison - "Building Black Civilization"

Explore the rich history of Black civilization through art and artifacts.
Where: The Edison,  150 9 Ave S.W.
When: Apr. 10 - May 19

National Music Centre presents Rock the Nation

Enjoy a rousing theatrical production celebrating and honouring Canada’s remarkable musical legacy. Experience it all live on stage, and journey through the decades.
Where: Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, 850 4 St S.E.
When: Until Apr. 28

Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at TELUS Spark

Enjoy a hands-on exploration of Leonardo da Vinci's life, research, and art.
Where: TELUS Spark, 220 Saint George's Drive N.E.
When: Until May 5

SPACE: A Journey to the Moon and Beyond

Fly through a technicolor nebula, kick up dust on the moon, and witness Saturn’s rings up close in this out-of-this-world immersive experience.
Where: TELUS Spark, 220 Saint George's Drive N.E.
When: Until May 5

Week-long events

Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF)

Experience the best in international independent cinema.
Where: Various locations in Downtown Calgary
When: Apr. 18-28

Calgary Expo 2024

Featuring celebrity guests, reunions, local vendors, and more. The Calgary Comic Expo is back, bigger and better than ever! Tickets are on sale now, so don't miss it! It's going to be incredible
Where: Stampede Park, 1410 Olympic Way S.E.
When: Apr. 25-28

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