August 06, 2018

What's Happening in Calgary: August 6-12

There’s something exciting going on every day in Calgary! From art shows and concerts, to food festivals, sports events and more, we’ll connect you to the events you care about. Together, we’re going places.

On Heritage Day, Monday, August 6, we will provide a Sunday level of service. Check our Heritage Day Service page for more information on our service hours.

Here’s what’s happening in Calgary this week:

Taste of Calgary
Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival
Marda Gras Street Festival


Taste of Calgary
Food & Drink
August 9-12

Taste delicious food and beverages, dance to great music, or shop local items and goodies, all at Taste of Calgary. This outdoor festival comes back for its 21st year offering a variety of exotic dishes.

Location
Eau Claire Market
200 Barclay Parade S.W.

When
11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

How to get here with Calgary Transit
By CTrain: Take the Red or Blue Line to 3 Street or 4 Street stations and enjoy a short walk to Eau Claire Market.
By bus: Route 449 has stops nearby.

For more info, visit Taste of Calgary’s website.


Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival
Sports & Recreation, Community
August 11-12

The annual Calgary Dragon Boat Race & Festival will take place at North Glenmore Park. Several teams will compete in this water sport festival while thousands of spectators will cheer for their teams. We wish the best of luck to our Calgary Transit team, go Team CT!

Location
North Glenmore Park
7305 Crowchild Trail S.W.

When
Races start at 9 a.m.

How to get here with Calgary Transit
By bus: Route 18 has stops nearby, then you can enjoy a short walk to North Glenmore Park.

For more info and for tickets, visit Calgary Dragon Boat Society’s website.


Marda Gras Street Festival
Community
August 12

Enjoy Marda Gras as they celebrate their 34th year. This is a free and family-friendly outdoor festival with live music, cultural performances, activities for kids, and a variety of food and shopping.

Location
Marda Loop
Along 33 Avenue between 18 and 22 streets S.W.

When
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

How to get here with Calgary Transit
By bus: Routes 7, 18 & 20 have stops nearby.

For more info, visit Marda Loop’s website.


You can use the trip planning feature on our website and our Calgary Transit App. Keep connected by visiting our website and following us on Twitter.

We try to ensure the information above is correct. However, please contact the event organizers or visit their website to confirm details.