Another month already? The sun is out and we’re ready to take it all in! From markets and festivals to openings and concerts, the city has come to life. Not sure what to do this time around? Here are 27 things to do this June in Calgary!

Discovery Canyon

A unique tube park perfect for cooling off this sunny season! This month, hit Discovery Canyon and sail the lazy river, lounge on their “beach” or go golfing on their course. There’s an entire day’s worth of fun stuff to do – for less!

When: Opens June 1st, 2024
Where: 3800 River Bend Drive Red Deer County, Alberta
Cost: FREE + $6 tube rentals

Calgary Ukrainian Festival

A vibrant festival held year after year, Calgarians are encouraged to check out the Acadia Recreation Complex for Ukrainian food, drinks, music, performances, and art.

When: Saturday June 1st – 2nd, 2024
Where: Acadia Recreation Complex – 240 90 Ave SE, Calgary, AB
Time: Saturday 10 am – 12 am and Sunday 10 am – 6 pm
Cost: $10+

Sponsored pick: Summer Showcase

Pigeon Lake Music Festival is hosting a special one-time Summer Showcase on the Saturday and Sunday of the Canada Day long weekend – and it’s going to be epic. Enjoy live music and comedy, affordable camping, food vendors, family-friendly activities, and daily happy hour specials so low, it’s almost illegal! Kids 12 and under get in FREE, and early bird tickets are available now.

When: Saturday, June 29th and Sunday, June 30th, 2024
Where: Pigeon Lake Music Festival Grounds, 473008 Range Road 10, Mulhurst
Cost: Day, Weekend and Early Bird Passes Available

Lilac Festival

Get ready! 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

Sponsored pick: Betty’s Run for ALS

Ready, set, and… relax, this isn’t a real race. Betty’s Run for ALS returns for its 28th year to Calgary this June to raise funds for ALS research and care. Sign up as an individual or a team for a 5 km walk, or 8 km run. Don’t worry, it’s all friendly, and you can complete it at your own pace. All funds stay right here in Alberta and are invested provincially to help those living with and affected by ALS. Register online to participate!

When: 9:00 AM on Sunday, June 9th, 2024
Where: North Glenmore Park, Calgary

Royal Canadian International Circus

Step right up! The Royal Canadian International Circus has arrived in Calgary and they brought an exciting show that will delight the whole family. Don’t miss it!

When: Unitl June 2nd, 2024
Where: 261055 Crossiron Blvd, Calgary
Cost: $35+

Sponsored pick: Rock the Nation 

That’s right, it’s back! Rock the Nation returns to the Studio Bell stage for the ultimate musical tribute show from across the decades. See your favourite Canadian hits performed live, including songs made famous by Shania Twain, Alanis Morissette, Drake, Blue Rodeo, April Wine, and more. After its previous success, this show is back with a refreshed setlist so you can experience it for the first time all over again. Tickets are available online now.

When: Saturday, May 11th to Sunday, August 25th, 2024
Where: Studio Bell, 850 4 St. SE
Cost: Visit for weekend prices

Calgary Stampede Community Roundup Pancake Breakfast 

Celebrating, pancakes, fun, sun, and the BMO Centre Expansion, the Calgary Stampede is hosting a FREE pancake breakfast to kick off June. Bon appétit!

When: Saturday, June 8th, 2024
Where: Stampede Park – 650 25 Ave SE, Calgary, AB
Time: 9 am – 1 pm
Cost: FREE

Sponsored pick: Okotoks

Spring has sprung, which means summer isn’t too far behind! The town of Okotoks is only a short drive from Calgary and it has lots of great activities for families and – anyone, really! There’s an Indigenous Artisan Market at the beginning of June, a Children’s Festival and Parade in mid-June, along with outdoor activities, great eats and local shopping available year-round! Maybe it’s time to explore something outside of your usual neighbourhood.

When: Activities year-round
Where: Okotoks, AB

Paranormal Cirque

BOO! This June, check out the Paranormal Cirque, a haunting experience featuring acrobats, Illusionists, mysterious creatures, and clowns. Tickets start at just $35 and are on sale now, but you’ll have to be over the age of 17 or be accompanied by someone who is 21 years old or older to attend!

When: Until June 9th, 2024
Where: 88 Canada Rd SW, Calgary, AB
Cost: $35+

The Inglewood Night Market


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Shop until you drop! 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

Spark After Dark

Learn something new with a drink in your hand at Telus Spark! This June, check out their Adult Night and enjoy their many exhibits, hang by the bar and or explore this month’s theme: Artificial Intelligence and Us

When:  Friday, June 14th, 2024
Where: Telus Spark Science Centre – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
Time: 6 pm – 12 am
Cost: $26+

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+

Father’s Day Brunch at the Calgary Zoo

Who doesn’t love brunch? After all, it’s the most important meal of the day! This Father’s Day, treat your dad to a tasty meal at the Calgary Zoo and make a day of it! With a dessert spread and cuddly creatures, you can’t go wrong!

When: Sunday, June 16th, 2024
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Time: 9 am
Cost: $69+

Sled Island

Here we go! 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+

Rose and Croquet 

With stunning decorations, incredible food, and a whimsical tournament, Calgarians are encouraged to dress up and wind down with a glass of sparkling wine with their friends, family, or special someone at the Rosé and Croquet garden party.

When: Thursday, June 20th, 2024
Where:  806 9 Ave SE, Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
Cost: $350+

The Calgary Stampeders

Let’s go Stamps! This June, grab a beer and your partner’s hand then cheer Calgary’s team to victory at McMahon Stadium! For more information or to snag some tickets, head over to the link above!

When: Friday, June 7th, 29th, 2024
 1817 Crowchild Trail NW

Snoop Dogg

Is there a better way to celebrate June than with a concert? On June 21st, check out Snoop Dogg at the Scotiabank Saddledome! Tickets are still available at the link above. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Friday, June 21st, 2024
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $96+

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+

Glow Garden Pop-up Centre

With wholesale prices and expert staff, the popup glow gardens are back! This annual shopping event is familiar to many and beloved by plant enthusiasts and admirers so don’t miss it! It’s going to be colourful!

When: Open now
Where: See locations here
Cost: Free

Sam Centre

Located on the Youth Campus at Stampede Park next to the Rundle Ruins, the Sam Centre is a 30,000-square-foot space that brings the Calgary Stampede to life come rain, sun, or snow. Now that it’s open, check it out!

When: Wednesday, May 29th, 2024
 Stampede Park – 650 25 Ave SE, Calgary, AB
Cost: $25

Winsport’s Mini Golf


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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

Yahoo! 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

Candlelight Concert

Featuring talented musicians and hundreds of brightly lit wicks, Calgarians can enjoy one (or all of) Fever’s Candlelight Concerts. Get your tickets now and enjoy! It’s going to be magical.

When: Various dates in June
Where: Various locations
Time: Various times
Cost: $36+

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

Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash Waterpark

Located just outside of Red Deer, Alberta, the Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash Park is the ultimate spot for sizzling summer days. With launch pads, trampolines, an obstacle course, slides, a 15-foot tower, and more – this ginormous floating playground is truly one of a kind.

When: June 29th – September 2nd, 2024 (Preseason June 15th-16th, 22nd-23rd)
Where: Bay #1, 5100 Lakeshore Drive– Sylvan Lake, Alberta
Cost: $40 (full day)


Fun for the whole family! Cineplex Canada’s Family Favourites deal is back and every Saturday this June you can enjoy a popular title for just $3.99.

When: Every Saturday this June
Where:  See Cineplex locations near you above
Cost: $3.99+

And there you have it! 27 things to do in Calgary this June. What will you check out first? Let us know and remember to stay safe and have fun. We’ll see you out there!