Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire

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Calgary Events

Check out these Calgary events during your next visit to the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire hotel. Calgary, Alberta is a captivating destination filled with stunning landscapes, interesting history, eclectic culture, and exciting family attractions. From scenic parks and outdoor adventures to world-class museums, performing arts and dining, these Calgary events offer visitors of every age and interests an experience to remember.

Please check out the list of Calgary events near our hotel below.


High Performance Rodeo

When: January / Where: Various Venues

The High Performance Rodeo is Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts. The event runs for 4 weeks in January, encompassing theatre, music, dance, and comedy performances.

Calgary International Auto Show

When: March / Where: BMO

The best-possible location to get a jump on discovering what's new in the auto industry. It is a great place to compare vehicle features, examine new model lines and to see what's coming in the future. The Auto Show is a terrific place to compare and shop with "Auto Show Specials". Whether you are a "gearhead" or a "Sunday driver", this show is for you.

Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo

When: April / Where: Stampede Park

The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo started in 2006 and has been dedicated not only to comics, but to the entire entertainment industry. We feature all elements of pop culture including sci-fi, fantasy, anime, gaming, animation, and the horror genres.

Pet Industry Tradeshow

When: April / Where: Stampede Park

Features over 60 exhibitors showcasing pet foods, products, and fashion. Visitors and exhibitors are afforded an unique opportunity to network with others in the Canadian pet industry.

Calgary International BeerFest

When: May / Where: Big Four Building

The Calgary International BeerFest is a celebration of beer! Increase your beer knowledge, take part in beer seminars, vote for the People's Choice awards, and most importantly, sample over 200 different types of brew. Each guest receives an official Calgary International BeerFest mug to use throughout this Caglary event and then to take home as a souvenir.

Calgary International Children's Festival

When: May / Where: Various Venues

The Calgary International Children's Festival presented by Qualico Communities is a great place to take your kids and see a myriad of different live performers on stage.

Lilac Festival

When: May / Where: 4th Avenue

Known as Calgary's restaurant row, 4th Street boasts over 35 restaurants from countries all over in the world. These 13 short blocks feature shopping, dining, entertainment, and art, and attract a young hip crowd.

FunnyFest Comedy Festival

When: May/June / Where: Various Venues

Get a good laugh at this year's FunnyFest Comedy Festival. With 6 to 10 performers at each show, you're bound to tickle your funny bone.

Sled Island Music Festival

When: June / Where: Various Venues

Sled Island is an annual four-day independent music and arts festival in Calgary that brings together over 200 artists and bands in more than 25 venues throughout the city. Sled Island is one of Canada's top ten music festivals. With fresh and innovative programming, this festival has something for everyone.

Global Petroleum Show & Conference

When: June / Where: Stampede Park

Since 1968, the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) has been the premier meeting place for the global oil and gas industry. GPS brings together global producers, EPC's, service companies and suppliers. The Calgary event hosts 95 countries, 60,000 attendees, and 2,000 exhibiting companies.

Calgary Folk Festival

When: July / Where: Prince's Island Park

Over 70 artists from around the world present roots, blues, world music, funk, country and bluegrass performances.

Calgary Stampede

When: July / Where: Stampede Park

Immerse yourself in western heritage at this fun, 100-year-old Calgary event that includes rodeos, live concerts and parades at Stampede Park over ten days in July.

Taste of Calgary

When: August / Where: Eau Claire Market

Taste of Calgary is the city’s most appetizing festival, giving visitors a chance to taste the city’s best in food & beverage.

Calgary Fringe Festival

When: July/August / Where: 17th Avenue

If main stream theatre is not your cup of tea, check out the Calgary Fringe Festival. The Fringe Festival is an uncensored, non-juried theatre Calgary event which originated in Edinburgh Scotland in 1947.

Calgary International Blues Festival

When: August / Where: Shaw Millennium Park

Featuring Blues icons to the up and coming stars of tomorrow, the Calgary International Blues Festival Main Stage and Twilight Blues Series feature the best

GlobalFest

When: August / Where: Elliston Park

Global Fest is a cultural festival that celebrates and showcases cultural diversity and artistic excellence within local and global communities. Combined with Global Fest is Calgary's very own international Fireworks Festival.

Calgary Dragon Boat Festival

When: August / Where: North Glenmore Park

Steeped by a 2000-year-old Chinese legend, experience traditional Chinese Dragon Boat Racing at this fun August festival that features over 750 competitors racing, all which take place in North Glenmore Park.

Chinatown Street Festival

When: August / Where: Chinatown

The Chinatown Street Festival is Chinatown's Premiere Summer Multi-Cultural Festival. It provides a combination of food and merchant tents and entertainment on the Main Stage. The Calgary event is located in the heart of Chinatown.

Calgary International Reggae Festival

When: August / Where: Shaw Millennium Park

Calgary ReggaeFest's Main Stage event isn't just for Reggae fans, it's a full day family Calgary event that embraces the Reggae lifestyle. The festival features live performances from Canadian and international Reggae artists. A beer garden and a separate youth area, and plenty of arts and crafts.

X-Fest

When: August / Where: Fort Calgary

Sponsored by radio station X92.0 and The Union, X-Fest is an outdoor alternative rock concert that takes places at Fort Calgary. Headliners in the past featured groups Social Distortion and Weezer.

Calgary Home & Interior Design Show

When: September / Where: Stampede Park

Over 350 exhibitors will be waiting to help you with your design dilemmas! Find innovative products, new ideas and get help from the top industry experts. 

Beakerhead

When: September

A five day city-wide collaboration bringing arts, engineering and community groups together.

Bridal Expo

When: September / Where: Stampede Park

Bridal Expo has everything that soon-to-be-brides need for their special day. Come see what it takes to put on the perfect wedding. Even if you are not getting married soon, it is not too early to start planning.

Calgary Highland Games

When: September / Where: Springbank Park

You don't have to be Scottish to enjoy the Highland Games. Experience traditional bagpipes, highland dancing and a mass band of pipers. Partake in the legendary Beer Tent.  If you are feeling adventurous, sign up with friends for the Team Tug-O-War!

Calgary International Film Festival

When: September and October / Where: Various Venues

This 10-day visual arts and cinema festival features more than 200 screenings of international films and documentaries and also includes gala events, lectures, presentations, and awards ceremonies.

Calgary Women's Show

When: October / Where: Stampede Park

Indulge yourself at one of Canada's leading women's shows. Experience the latest in fashion and design. Learn make up tips from the experts. See if you have what it takes to be a top fashion model and walk the runway for a chance to be discovered. The Women's Show is where you can find everything for the modern woman.