Calgary Events and Entertainment

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Celebrating Remembrance Day in Calgary

Remembrance Day is a holiday where Canadians across the country will take the time to recognize and remember the men and women who gave their lives to protect our country. Originally called Armistice Day, Remembrance Day has always involved a moment of silence on November the 11th at the eleventh hour (11:00am) that marked the end of the first World War. It was in the year of 1931 that it was decided that November 11th would be a day dedicated to remembering.

For this upcoming holiday, whether you are honouring one of the fallen, remembering all that has happened, or taking a moment to give thanks for the peace our country has, there are a number of events for Remembrance Day in Calgary that you can join. Take a look at these upcoming events and

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The best Halloween Events in Calgary

In only a few short days we will be surrounded by goblins, ghouls, witches, cats, and pumpkins! The holiday of spooks and scares has finally arrived and the anticipation can be felt throughout Calgary! If Halloween is your favourite time of year and a good ghost story or jump scare puts a smile on your face, then you will not want to miss out on any of the following events this October. Take a look at the spookiest Halloween events going on in Calgary, and scare in the season of fright with events that will make your heart race faster!

Hex Halloween and Entertainment Expo — October 11-14th

Girl holding a Halloween pumpkin

As the first expo for the season, the Hex Halloween and Entertainment Expo is one of the biggest Halloween events not to be missed! This season-specific

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October Events in Calgary

October is the month of ghosts, goblins, crunchy leaves, pumpkins, candy, and fall festivities!

Fall is one of those seasons where there is nothing better than an evening spent cozy and warm inside — that is, until there are fun things to do in the city of Calgary! When crisp autumn mornings are followed by sunny afternoons, Calgary becomes busy with walks in the park, costume creation, and visiting the many seasonal festivities put on throughout the city! October is a month for Halloween spooks and scares, but on the 14th we will also come together with friends and family and be thankful for all that we have — and we can sure be thankful for such a beautiful city with plenty to do too!

If you are looking to get out and engage with the community

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What to Know About Calgary Sports

Does the thrill of the game keep you on the edge of your seat? Do you enjoy rooting for a local team, urging them towards the championships? Are you getting inspired to improve your own skills? Calgary is the place to do it all!

The city of Calgary is a place where sports of all kinds are abundant. Not only has our city been honored to host the Winter Olympics in 1988, we have also been the city to host multiple Grey Cup finals, the Special Olympics, Stanley Cup finals, and may even be hosting the upcoming Winter X Games! Calgary is known for many of our professional and amateur local sports teams whom have succeeded greatly in their sport, and we are proud to support them all!

If you are new to Calgary or are looking for more information

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The Best September Events in Calgary

It is time to face the facts, summer is fleeting and fall is right around the corner… September 23rd to be exact! And with the passing of summer also comes the time to get back to work and send the kids to school once again. It is this month that is filled with organization, preparing, and planning for the inevitable return. Although our schedules will become filled with task-focused things to do, there is still plenty of fun and excitement to take part in that will keep the post-summer-blues away and celebrate the coming of fall!

September is the perfect time to pack your rain jacket, grab a warm beverage, and explore the city! The leaves on the trees in the city parks turn a beautiful shade of red and orange, and the weather is still warm enough

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Where Can You Buy Halloween Costumes in Calgary?Halloween is coming and that means it's time to find a great costume. Whether you're looking for something unique or to transform yourself into your favourite television character, here are the best places to shop in Calgary for your costume this year.

Heritage Park

Many people go to Heritage Park, the historical village, to eat cheese buns and ride the caterpillar. It's actually a great place to start getting costume ideas because the park is full of attire that is historically accurate to the era. This is a great place to start.

Bleeding Art Industries

Bleeding Art Industries is the place to get your Halloween makeup. Whether you're dressing up as a zombie, a clown, or a movie star, get the makeup you need from Bleeding Art Industries.

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Where Are the Best Parks With Fitness Equipment in Calgary?You don't often think of doing lat pulls or sweating on an elliptical trainer at the local playground down the street. But with the outdoor fitness equipment craze sweeping North American, you can indeed do that.

The Popularity of Outdoor Fitness Centers

There are actually 20 million square-metres of fitness spaces outdoors in China. Ladders, balance bars, stations to do sit-ups. In Spain, the hub of the outdoor fitness equipment/playground craze, the work out stations are painted in attractive primary colours. There is even an outdoor fitness centre in London's famous Hyde Park and in an effort to get seniors moving it's been nicknamed "Pensioner's Playground."

Spring is on its way and it will soon be time to get outdoors. The City of Calgary

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The Best August Events in Calgary

The month of August is upon us, but don't let the upcoming fall season stop you from enjoying what is left of summer activities and fun!

While the Stampede celebrations have come to an end, for the next thirty-one days, businesses, families, and communities will be keeping up the energy by hosting extravagant parties, concerts, and other exciting events. This month of summer is the perfect opportunity to get outdoors and check out the latest city events before the kids go back to school. Take the family out to enjoy the many tastes of Calgary, see the Dragon Boat Festival, have brunch with the Pandas at the zoo, or even find your centre at the Calgary Yoga Festival.

Ready to get the most out of every second remaining of sunshine? Take a look at

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The Best Flea Markets in CalgaryFinding the right price on an item you want doesn't always mean paying full price. Sometimes a used item is just as good as new or even better. If you're searching for something old or you just want to save a little cash, here are a few of the best places for bargain hunting in Calgary.

Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Centre

When spring rolls around, the market at this community center opens up in the parking lot. This flea market provides all types of items and you can walk away with a bag full of goodies for under $10. Prices are almost always negotiable and the things you will find here may take you on a journey back to your youth.

Heritage Flea Market

Another great place for bargains is the Heritage Flea Market. This is an interesting

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Where Are the Best Fitness Centers in Calgary?We all have our own unique way to stay in shape. Some work out their thumbs on the TV remote, while others enjoy a gym membership, yoga classes, boot camp fitness or one of the many other options. Calgary is home to many great places and classes to help you stay in great shape. Here are some of the top choices.

Repsol Centre

Known as the best place for a workout in the city, the Repsol Centre provides a variety of programs, services and membership options. You can use the five full-size gyms, two tracks, massive fitness centre, aquatic center and all of the state-of-the-art equipment to stay in shape.

One Cycle Spin Studio

If you prefer a spin class for your workout, One Cycle is one of the top choices in the city. This studio provides

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