POSTED BY The Editor | Mar, 30, 2022 |

Spring into April with the return of the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Easter Teas at Heritage Park, Alberta Ballet’s Cinderella, the Calgary Underground Film Festival, and Kim’s Convenience at Alberta Theatre Projects. Get a front row seat to live concerts featuring Imagine Dragons, Alice Cooper, Rufus Wainwright, July Talk and comedian Jim Jeffries, this April in Calgary.

Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo

The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo is the ultimate playground for fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming with celebrity guests, Q&A panels, cosplay competitions, and vendors. Get your tickets for special events The Four Hobbits: An Unexpected Reunion, and The Jay and Silent Bob Show! Live at the BMO Centre, April 21-24, 2022.


Jubilations Dinner Theatre presents Greased! Go back in time and tap your toes to one of the all-time great nostalgia trips of the 1950s.

Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre

When: March 26 – May 28


High Performance Rodeo: Spring Edition

One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo is back with a series of seven productions for a one-time-only special spring edition.

Where: Various venues

When: March 27 – May 28


Calgary International Salsa Congress

The Calgary International Salsa Congress is the hottest dance show of the year, featuring the best salsa dancers in the world, local professionals, and troupes from all over North America. Get your tickets now for this spectacular salsa showcase in the Imperial Ballroom.

Where: Hyatt Regency Calgary

When: March 31 – April 3


Devin Cooper: “Good Things” Album Release Show

Country artist Devin Cooper take the legendary King Eddy stage for the “Good Things” Album Release Show for a night of southern-rock influenced country.

Where: King Eddy

When: April 1


The Gold Rush REDUX

The Gold Rush REDUX is a re-interpretation of the classic Charlie Chaplin silent film “The Gold Rush” performed by some of Canada’s best musicians and theatre performers.

Where: The GRAND

When: April 1-2


Grace & Glorie

Rosebud Theatre presents Grace & Glorie in the Opera House, a comedic clash of illiterate rural woman and an overly sophisticated lawyer.

Where: Rosebud Theatre

When: April 1 – May 28


Big Winter Classic

Celebrate Calgary this winter with the Big Winter Classic, a festival of local art, music, and beer at venues like Broken City, Last Best Brewing, Inner City, GOAT, Commonwealth, and Marriott Calgary Downtown/Beltline District. Check out the schedule and get your tickets now.

Where: Various venues

When:  April 2, 8, 9


Calgary Opera – La Traviata

Calgary Opera presents La Traviata, a passionate story about class politics and personal sacrifice with classic music you will be humming all the way home.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: April 2, 6, 8


Calgary Flames Home Games

Cheer on the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome this April as they take on the St. Louis Blues (April 2), Seattle Kraken (April 12), Vegas Golden Knights (April 14), Arizona Coyotes (April 16), Dallas Stars (April 21), and Vancouver Canucks (April 23).

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: April 2, 12, 14, 16, 21, 23


Calgary Dance Stampede

The Calgary Dance Stampede is a fun filled weekend of workshops, activities, and events, as part of Canada’s largest and longest running country, west coast swing, and line dance competition.

Where: Hyatt Regency Calgary Hotel and Convention Centre

When: April 7-10


Glenn Miller Orchestra

The world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra brings timeless classics like In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, and Chattanooga Cho Choo to the Jack Singer Concert Hall.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: April 7


Jurassic Quest

The Calgary Stampede hosts Jurassic Quest at the BMO Centre, a special exhibition that takes you through the Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic periods, with true-to-life size dinosaurs, rides, fossil digs, inflatables, science exhibits, and play area.

Where: BMO Centre

When: April 8-10


The Music of Joni Mitchell with Sarah Slean

The Music of Joni Mitchell with Sarah Slean brings the sounds of the Canadian icon to the concert stage with singer-songwriter Sarah Slean and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: April 9


Learning the Stoney Nakoda Language

Weaseltail Enterprises invites you to Learning the Stoney Nakoda Language, a FREE session exploring the language of the Stoney-Nakoda First Nation.

Where: Garside Gallery

When: April 9


Aggie Days

Aggie Days is a FREE educational experience for families where you can interact with real farm animals and see where food comes from. Don’t miss the stock dog demos on Saturday and Extreme Cowboy Race on Sunday.

Where: Nutrien Western Event Centre

When: April 9-10


War on the Catwalk

War on the Catwalk brings together your favourite queens from Canada and America as they perform live on stage at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Hosted by Miz Cracker and starring Priyanka, Icesis, Jimbo, Kylie Sonique Love, Crystal Methyd, Heidi N Closet, Olivia Lux and Kandy Muse.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: April 11


Visit Glenbow at The Edison

Visit Glenbow at The Edison for in-person art experiences at this new satellite location. Free admission for everyone provided by the Calgary Downtown Association.

Where: The Edison

When: Now open


Anthony Street’s Celtic Illusion

Anthony Street’s Celtic Illusion fuses contemporary Irish Dance with magic and grand illusions, featuring a cast of champion and internationally acclaimed dancers, including performers from Riverdance and Lord of the Dance.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: April 12


Dinner & A Movie: Crazy Rich Asians

Heritage Park presents Dinner & A Movie with a custom menu followed by a screening of Crazy Rich Asians in the atrium of Gasoline Alley.

Where: Heritage Park

When: April 13


Masters of Illusion

The greatest magic on television comes to you live on stage with Masters of Illusion, starring the world’s greatest award-winning magicians in a show unlike anything you have seen before.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: April 13


Kim’s Convenience

Alberta Theatre Projects presents the Canadian comedy phenomenon Kim’s Convenience, the story of a Korean shopkeeper and his family grappling with a changing neighbourhood. Get a front row seat for the play that inspired the hit TV show.

Where: Alberta Theatre Projects

When: April 13 – May 1


Alice Cooper

Rock legend Alice Cooper takes the WinSport Arena stage with special guest Buckcherry this April in Calgary. VIP packages are available.

Where: WinSport Arena

When: April 14


Rufus Wainwright – Unfollow the Rules

Canadian singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright brings his Unfollow the Rules tour to Calgary in support of his Grammy and Juno nominated pop album. VIP experiences are available.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: April 14


Western Cup

The Western Cup is North America’s longest-running LGBTQ+ multi-sport event, including volleyball, bowling curling, dodgeball, hockey, competitive fitness, and a full schedule of social events.

Where: Various locations

When: April 14-17


Spark After Dark!

Spark After Dark! returns for an adult-only night event with food, drinks, ice cream, music, and science, exploring your brain on drugs with leaders from the cannabis industry, a psychedelic therapist, and a cannabis cook and educator.

Where: TELUS Spark Science

When: April 15


Imagine Dragons

Chart topping rock band Imagine Dragons come to the Scotiabank Saddledome for the Mercury World Tour.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: April 15

Shen Yun

Immerse yourself in a performance of stunning beauty and energy with Shen Yun and experience the extraordinary Chinese culture, with the all new production featuring a live orchestra.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: April 15-17


Easter Teas

The Easter Bunny comes to Heritage Park for Easter Teas at The Famous 5 Centre of Canadian Women, featuring a full menu of finger sandwiches, bakery treats, scones, fresh brewed tea, and lemonade.

Where: Heritage Park

When: April 15-18


Easter Eggstravaganza

Celebrate the season with the Easter Eggstravaganza at the Calgary Zoo, including treats, games, and learnings about all the different types of eggs found in the animal kingdom. Add Easter Sunday Brunch to your visit from April 16-17, 2022.

Where: Calgary Zoo

When: April 15-18


A Drag Monarch’s New Groove

The Attic Bar & Stage presents A Drag Monarch’s New Groove, a drag show for emerging drag artists hosted by DeVery Bess & Noble Ony.

Where: The Attic Bar & Stage

When: April 16


Classic Albums Live: The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Classic Albums Live is like a listening party for your favourite albums, with a special presentation of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band played by some of Canada’s best musicians.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: April 16


NMC Presents: King Eddy Classical – Kevin Chen

Join classical pianist and composer Kevin Chen for a performance and delicious Sunday brunch with NMC Presents: King Eddy Classical.

Where: King Eddy

When: April 17


Screwball Comedy

Screwball Comedy is an homage to the zany screwball comedies of the 1930s, with snappy dialogue, outrageous characters, and humour, at Stage West Theatre Restaurants.

Where: Stage West Theatre Restaurants

When: Until April 17


An Intimate Evening with Johnny Reid – Love Someone Tour

An Intimate Evening with Johnny Reid brings the multi-platinum, award-winning artist to Calgary for his Love Someone Tour, for an up close and personal performance at the Jack Singer Concert Hall.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: April 19


NEEDTOBREATHE Into the Mystery Acoustic Tour

Award winning rock band NEEDTOBREATHE brings their Into the Mystery Acoustic Tour to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium with special guest Patrick Droney.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: April 21


Calgary Underground Film Festival

The 19th Annual Calgary Underground Film Festival returns for a presentation of the best in international independent cinema. Check back soon for the full festival lineup.

Where: Various locations

When: April 21 – May 1


Fin McDowell

Broken Tap Records presents Fin McDowell, live at The Attic Bar & Stage featuring her debut single “Losing Game”.

Where: The Saskatoon Farm

When: April 23-24


Spring Market

Join The Saskatoon Farm for the 5th Annual Spring Market, featuring over 95 local makers, bakers, growers, and small businesses.

Where: The Saskatoon Farm

When: April 23-24


Jim Jeffries: The Moist Tour

One of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, Jim Jeffries brings The Moist Tour to Calgary for a night of laughs at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: April 23-24


July Talk: Live at Last

July Talk: Live at Last brings the Canadian rock band back to the stage at the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino in Calgary.

Where: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino

When: April 28


Alberta Ballet’s Cinderella

Alberta Ballet presents Cinderella, the most successful production in Alberta Ballet’s 54-year history. The fairytale classic follows the heroine as she makes her dreams come true with perseverance of an optimistic spirit and a special pair of shoes.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: April 28 – May 7


Family of Jazz

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks presents Family of Jazz, a life theatre performance featuring the DJD dancers and live music.

Where: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks

When: April 28 – May 15