Jan. 31, 2024 | CREB
What to do in Calgary this February
This month, the city will become vibrant with winter and cultural festivals in which you can enjoy mesmerizing art installations, witness outstanding performances, and even become a hot chocolate connoisseur. There will be no shortage of fun, so here's a look at the upcoming events:
February 2-19, Downtown
Bundle up and get ready for the fourth annual Chinook Blast. This vibrant winter festival celebrates art, culture and community and will feature several events, free activities, live music, community pop-ups and art installations. Cost: Free
Chinese New Year Festival 2024
February 3-11, Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, 197 1 St S.W.
Embrace the spirit of the dragon at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre's Chinese New Year Festival 2024. For two weekends, the festivities will include multicultural performances, a sensational vendor market, dragon and lion dances, art exhibitions and more. Cost: Free
Ethnik Festival of Arts & Culture
February 9-10, TELUS Convention Centre, 136 8 Ave S.E.
Celebrate the vibrant cultural traditions of the Afro-Canadian/Caribbean communities at the annual Ethnik Festival of Art & Culture. Discover local and international talents at the emerging artist showcase and please your palate by attending the tasty “food war”, in which professional chefs and cultural ambassadors will compete for the best dish. Cost: $25-40
Calgary Hitmen | Home Games
Feb. 4,7,9,10,23,25,28, Scotiabank Saddledome, 55 Saddledome Rise S.E.
With seven games in-house this month, don’t miss out on the fun and watch the Hitmen as they take on several rivals.
Calgary Flames | Home Games
Feb. 15, 17, 19, 22, 27, Scotiabank Saddledome, 55 Saddledome Rise S.E.
Join the action and cheer on the Flames as they play against the Sharks, Red Wings, Jets, Bruins, and Kings.
February 8-17, Winsport, 88 Canada Olympic Rd S.W.
Discover the world’s best freestyle snowboarders at the FIS Snowboard Slopestyle & Halfpipe World Cups, a weeklong competition where you’ll watch world-renowned riders catch big air and compete for cash prizes and points toward world ranking and Olympic qualification. Cost: Free
Starman: David Bowie
February 15, Jack Singer Concert Hall, 225 8 Ave S.E.
Immerse yourself in five decades of classics as Jeans ‘n Classics and the Calgary Philharmonic come together for a symphonic rock tribute to glam rock and pop icon, David Bowie.
Calgary Folk Music Festival’s Block Heater
February 15-17, Various locations
Enjoy a musical weekend and be prepared to experience the best in folk music at Calgary Folk Music Festival’s Block Heater. With a lineup of 27 artists performing in 12 different events across seven venues, this is an event you don’t want to miss.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert
February 23-25, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 Ave N.W.
Submerge in the magic of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert series. Witness Harry Potter™ as he soars the big screen in high-definition and experience a live symphony orchestra performing the iconic score by Patrick Doyle.
YYC Hot Chocolate Fest
February 1-29, Locations across the city.
Get warm and cozy at your favourite establishment and sip novel and exceptional recipes as part of the YYC Hot Chocolate Fest. With over 70 participating locations, there’s a wide variety of drinks to enjoy.