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Calgary festivals

If you are staying in Calgary at the Regency Suites Hotel in early August, be sure to check out one or more of these festivals:

1. Franco Festival Calgary

When: August 17

Where: Olympic Plaza, 228 8th Ave SE Calgary

Check out this festival to celebrate French music, culture, dance, food, and more.

2. Taste of Calgary

When: August 8 - August 11

Where: Eau Claire Market Plaza, 200 Barclay Parade SW

Try different cuisines from around the world at Taste of Calgary’s weekend festival, where sampling tickets are sold for $1 each.

3. Calgary Japanese Festival Omatsuri

When: August 10

Where: Max Bell Centre, 1001 Barlow Trail SE

Learn about Japanese culture at this festival featuring sake tastings, kimono dressing demonstrations, food, and more.

4. Calgary Dragon Boat Race and Festival

When: August 9 - August 11

Where: North Glenmore Park, 7305 Crowchild Trail SW

The Calgary Dragon Boat Festival has been around for over 25 years and hosts races and other fun festival activities.

5. Marda Gras Street Festival

When: August 11

Where: Various locations around 33 and 34 Avenues SW

This fun festival features live music, dance, food, and more.

6. GlobalFest

When: August 15 - August 24

Where: Elliston Park, 17th International Ave. and 60 Street SE

Calgary’sGlobal Festcelebrates arts and culture, with great fireworks displays each night.

Check out Avenue Calgary’s Calendar for a complete list of festivals taking place in Calgary this August!

We provide discounts for many festivals. If yours isn’t listed, please call our sales manager and we would be happy to discuss it.

  Posted: Tuesday, August 6th, 12:00pm 2 months ago

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