Aero Space Museum
Wings and Wheels: Father’s Day Weekend
June 14th & June 15th – 10:00am-3:00pm
get in free with their families for this fun for all event. Vintage vehicles
will join our aircraft, and we will have helicopter tours from LR Helicopters. Tickets are available online or at the door,
and the event will go on rain or shine. Don’t miss this chance to see inside
our airplanes and have fun as a family.
For More Information: 403-250-3752, www.asmac.ab.ca
Bow Habitat Station
Reel in the Fish and Rein in the Fun!
a frenzy of fun to be had this summer – both indoors and outdoors! Rent a
fishing rod for just $5 and practice your casting skills in the Trout Pond. Or,
pick up a family Discovery Kit for the Interpretive Wetlands and discover the
wildlife, birds and (of course) fish who make their home here!
EVENT: Reel in the Fish Saturday, July 12 - free outdoor family fun learning
the tips and tools you need to fish in Alberta. Rein in the Fun Sunday, July 13
- reduced $5 admission to the Discovery Centre with special stampede-themed
fish games inside.
For More Information: 403-297-6561, www.bowhabitat.ablerta.ca,
Experience a Summer Adventure at Calaway Park!
Open Saturdays and Sundays from June 7th to 22nd!
Open Daily from June 27th to September 1st!
Operating Hours: 10am to 7pm
off your Summer Adventure at Calaway Park, Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor
Family Amusement Park! Come along for the ride with Calaway Park’s new 3D
movie, The Good, The Bad and A Horse, playing at Cinemagic 3D till July 31st!
For discount tickets, campground reservations or more information please visit
For More Information: 403-240-3822, www.calawaypark.com
Share the excitement. Visit this summer.
meet the Calgary Zoo’s awesome new animals this summer: mandrills, Komodo
dragons and rhinos!
For More Information: 403-232-9300, www.calgaryzoo.com
Celebrating the Year of the Horse!
July 4th – July 13th, 2014
The RCMP Musical Ride will perform
daily at the afternoon Rodeo.
Peking Acrobats, a troupe of gifted tumblers, contortionists, and gymnasts from
China, are bringing their thrilling acts of impressive physical feats to
celebrate The Year of The Horse, 3 times daily in the Stampede Corral.
Grandstand Show, Barnburner, will celebrate the heritage and stories of
chuckwagon racing by inviting the audience to come home to the excitement and
celebration of a distinctly western party. History meets excitement in
Barnburner and for 10 days the most technological show ever created by the
Calgary Stampede, right down to the biggest fireworks show the Stampede has
ever blown up.
are fifteen prominent pieces of western art at Stampede Park, many that feature
the mighty horse. This Art Walk can be
enjoyed all year long and the self-guide map is available in various
on Stampede Park this year is Triple B!
It will feature the “World’s Largest BBQ”, a $5,000 burger, mechanical
bull riding, and of course, beer. If its
deep fried and on a stick you will find it on the Stampede midway –
deep fried cookie dough along with over 30 new culinary items including
you know, over 50% of Stampede Park’s layout will be different this year? This includes the new Western Event Centre,
which will provide a focal point for agricultural events. This venue opens June 21, 2014 and will play
a central role in making the Calgary Stampede a year-round gathering place.
For More Information: 403-261-0101, www.calgarystampede.com
Calgary Tower digital multimedia tour coming this summer
summer, the Calgary Tower is proud to introduce a new interactive multimedia
tour to the observation deck experience. This immersive audio-visual experience
features an informative narrative, fun facts and games, and first-hand audio
postcard testimonials: all in the palm of your hand. Available in 4 languages
(English, French, Mandarin and German) visitors will be guided through the
modern Calgary skyline and discover the history behind our growing metropolis.
For More Information: 403-266-7171,
July 1st, 2014 – 9am-4pm
Calgary invites all Calgarians to join us for our annual Canada Day
Festivities. Our Free activities include:
breakfast for the first 1500 visitors
music & entertainment all day
fest, Folk fest and Fringe fest info tents
exhibits from the east village and National Music Centre
special guests, the Strathcona Mounted Troop Musical Ride!
For More Information: 403-290-1875, www.fortcalgary.com
This Summer At Glenbow
May - September
exhibition season Glenbow has something for everybody. Starting on May 24 we
will showcase the Masterworks from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery travelling
exhibition that includes world-renowned art by the likes of Dali, Matisse and
Carr. Also check out a stunning glass exhibition by local Calgary glassmakers,
The Bee Kingdom. And don’t forget when friends and family are visiting from out
of town our permanent exhibitions are a great way to discover and explore the
history of Southern Alberta.
For More Information: 403-268-4100, www.glenbow.org
Park celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2014
Park is celebrating its 50th birthday with special events, new exhibit openings
and more! Join us for our most exciting summer yet! Everything from the new
Famous 5 Centre of Canadian Women exhibit opening on June 20th, to celebrating
Heritage Park’s official birthday on Canada Day with the biggest party of the
year! Special activities, cultural entertainment, food and fireworks will end
the night off with a bang. The Park will be alive with music and entertainment
on Heritage Day - adults can enjoy an evening ticketed concert with Canadian
headliner Holly Cole! There’s much more happening throughout the season, so
plan to celebrate with us all summer long!
For More Information: 403-268-8500, www.heritagepark.ca
National Music Centre
Public Tours of the NMC Collection
Each Sunday at 1:30pm
Public tours will be
available on Sundays at 1:30 pm at a cost of $10 for adults, $8 for students
and seniors. We will continue to offer FREE public tours on the first Thursday
of each month, starting at 6pm.
For More Information: 403-543-5115, www.nmc.ca/whats-on
Incredible Outdoor Park is Open!
your brain at the Brainasium, the new Outdoor Park opening in July. This
one-acre adventure space is filled with experiences that explore sound, physics
and simple machines.
can you expect at The Brainasium?
• Climb a 36-foot tower...then slide 63
• Listen to what the world sounds like
high above you with Big Ears
• Use Whisper Dishes to communicate
across huge distances
• Experiment with 5-Tonne Spinning Rock
• Explore levers with a 3-Way Teeter
it's all included with general Admission or Membership to TELUS Spark.
For More Information: 403-817-6800, www.SparkScience.ca/Brainasium
The Adrenaline Combo is an adventure where thrill-seeking free spirits
experience a double rush of speed on two action packed attractions. Zipline
from the top of the 90M Olympic ski jump tower to fly as fast as a trained ski
jumper. Follow that with the exhilarating white-knuckle ride with a
professional driver down the legendary bobsleigh track on the Summer Bobsleigh.
It’s fast and it’s bumpy and it’s a thrill of a lifetime
For More Information: 403-247-5452, www.winsport.ca