Festivals, Events and Date Ideas to Do in Calgary This August

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Summer is Festival season here in Calgary! August is stacked with a ton of awesome festivals for you to check out. Everything from food festivals, to concerts, and more!


The city’s most appetizing festival! Taste of Calgary offers visitors the chance to sample some of the city’s best food, beverages, music and more! Admission to the festival is free and you can buy sampling tickets for $1 each.

📅 August 4th to 7th 2022

📍NEW location along the river pathway on the corner of 4th Avenue and 9th Street (right before the Louise Bridge into Kensington) – ParkPlus Lot 6, 311 8 St SW

🕚 11am to 10pm daily

Buy Sampling Tickets, Here

See 2022 Menu, Here

 The Fringe Festival performances are spread out across the city at multiple different venue. Check out the Schedule to see all the performance, times, and locations. Watch in person or stream it live!

📅 July 29 – August 6 2022

📍Multiple Locations

🕚 Varying times

Buy Tickets, Here


 The Country Music festival of the year! With performances from Morgan Wallen, Florida Georgia Line, and Lee Brice, this is one you are going to want to try to get out to! Now here is the catch, tickets are advertised as sold out. So… you may need to scour the internet for people selling tickets that can’t make it!

📅 August 19-21 2022

📍Fort Calgary, 750 9 Ave SE

Festival Details, Here

 The hottest festival in the city! Expo Latino is a celebration of people, music and dance. World-class performers, sizzling dancing, exotic foods, arts, crafts and so much more. Celebrate Latin culture!

📅 August 19-21 2022

📍Prince’s Island Park

🕕 Fri 6:00 – 11:30 pm, Sat: Noon – 11:30pm, Sun: Noon – 9:30pm

Festival Details, Here

 The Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival draws +1850 competitors, +4000 spectators and an abundance of excitement! Get out there and watch the dragon boats glide across the water! Admission is free, there are kids play areas, vendors, food trucks, beer gardens, and more!

📅 August 5-7 2022

📍North Glenmore Park

🕕 Aug 5 @ 5:30pm – 8pm, Aug 6&7 @ 10am – 6pm

Festival Details, Here

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