Spring has sprung and hotter days are just around the corner! Ready to get out and about? This June there will be a ton of free and cheap things to do in Calgary. From markets and festivals to museums and family-friendly activities, here are just a few things you can enjoy this upcoming month!

Lilac Festival

Get to steppin’! One of the most anticipated events of spring 2024 is nearly here! With food, live music, drinks, local vendors, and sun the annual Lilac Festival will return this June to 4th Avenue.

When: Sunday, June 2nd, 2024
Where: Between 12th Avenue South and Elbow Drive SW
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Cost: Free

The Inglewood Night Market

We hope you’re not afraid of the dark! This month, vendors from all over the city will hit Inglewood for their beloved night market! With a beer garden, food trucks, live music, and so much more, you will not want to miss it!

When: Friday, June 7th, 2024
Where: 10 Ave and 10 Street SE
Time: 5 pm – 10 pm
Cost: Free

Sled Island


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Love music? You’re in for a treat! Calgary’s Sled Island will take over Calgary this June and it’s going to be huge! For more information hit the link above.

When: Wednesday, June 19th – 23rd, 2024
Where: Venues around Calgary
Cost: Free+

Cobbs Adventure Park

This spring, pet kangaroos, go axe throwing, or play a round of mini-golf! Cobb’s Adventure Park is now open for the season and there’s so much to see!

Where: 1500 84th Street NE, Calgary
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
Tickets: $21.95+

Canyon Ski Resort Summer Tube Slide 

Located in Red Deer Alberta, Canyon Ski Resort is an action-packed destination with Alberta’s first and only alpine coaster and the longest summer tube slide in Western Canada! Check it out when it opens on June 22nd.

When: Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
Where: 38433 Range Road 264A, Red Deer, Alberta
Cost: $5+

Contemporary Calgary 

This spring, wander Contemporary Calgary – a modern museum with wide-open spaces and many a tale to tell. The best part? Admission is only $10. We love a cheap date!

When: Open Wednesdays to Sundays
Where: 701 11th Street SW
Cost: $10 for GA

Winsport’s Mini Golf

A little competition never hurt anyone! This month, those looking for a day of fun and sun are encouraged to check out Winsport’s 18-hole course. Good luck and enjoy.

Where: 168 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Cost: $13+

Honky Tonk Market

Stampede is just around the corner – and you’ll need to be ready! Featuring live music, over 15 vendors selling predominantly western-inspired vintage clothing, accessories, decor and more, Calgarians are encouraged to check out the big Honky Tonk Market this June.

When: Saturday, June 22nd-23rd 2024
Where: Ranchman’s Calgary – 9615 Macleod Trail South, Calgary
Time:  12 pm – 6 pm
Cost: $5

Horror Con

Don’t wait until October to enjoy a night of spooks, frights, freaks, and fun! This June, scary movie lovers can check out Horror Con – the largest gathering of Horror Fans in Canada.

When: Saturday, June 15th – 16th,  2024
Where: 2120 16 Ave NE, Calgary, AB
Time: 11 am – 7 pm
Cost: $25.00+

Yoga In the Park

There’s no better way to spend an afternoon than with your feet in the grass. This month, Inhale, exhale, stretch and sweat at one of the two outdoor Yoga classes in Calgary.

When: Every Sunday
Where: see locations here
Cost: $15

There you have it, friends! 10 free and cheap things to do in Calgary this June! As always please be safe, be smart and be kind. Have fun out there!