What’s going on in Calgary – February 2015

Posted by Joel Gwillim on Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 9:45am.


No matter what you're intersted in, you'll be able to find something to entertain you this month!

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest
February 1 - 28, 2015

Just like the name states this is a month long festival dedicated to hot chocolate! Throughout the month participating coffee shops, restaurants, chocolatiers and hotels will create signature hot chocolate drinks to receive bragging rights in this friendly competition. This is all in support of Calgary Meals on Wheels in which partial proceeds from each drink will be donated.

yychotchocolate.com

 

MEC Ice Climbing Festival
Jan 30, 2015 -  Feb 1, 2015

If you’re still a little hesitant to try ice climbing a mountain why not give a wall a shot? MEC Ice Climbing Festival is the perfect place to start. MEC partners with Banff Snow Days for a three-day festival that takes place in the heart of Banff.

9am to 8pm

events.mec.ca

 

Calgary Boat & Sportsmen’s Show
Feb 5, 2015 – Feb 8, 2015

It’s never too early to plan for the summer. The Calgary Boar and Sportsmen’s Show is Southern Alberta’s biggest outdoor show, featuring boats, marine products and accessories, fishing gear, ATV’s and much more. 

Thursday, Feb 5 -  1PM to 9PM
Friday, Feb 6 - 1PM to 9PM
Saturday, Feb 7 - 10AM to 8PM
Sunday, Feb 8 - 10AM to 5PM

cbss.sportshows.ca



Fashion Market
Feb 6, 2015 - Feb 7, 2015

This is a new event to Calgary and a must see! The Fashion Market is a two day fashion sale featuring various retailers from across Calgary as well as surrounding areas. This is truly a unique shopping experience with just over 60 booths or merchandise to check out. 

Friday, Feb 6 - 11AM to 8PM
Saturday, Feb 7 - 10AM to 6PM

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Hearts 4 Arts Valentine's Day Gala
Feb 7, 2015

This cabaret-style evening is in support of the Performing Arts Youth Center. Expect nothing short of gourmet food, fantastic wine, live entertianment, dancing and live and silent auctions.

6PM

hearts4arts.ca


Theatre Calgary’s Night With the Stars
Feb 22, 2015

Night with the Stars is Calgary’s see-and-be-seen gala of the year. Not only is it a red carpet affair that celebrates the magic of movies but it also raises funds to support the work on Theatre Calgary’s stage. In anticipate of the release of the new Bond film, the galas theme is ‘shaken not stirred’ this James Bond inspired event will allow you to have a license to give and a dress to kill.

Sunday, Feb 22 - 5PM to 12AM

nightwiththestars.ca


2015 Year of the Sheep Chinese New Year Carnival

Feb 14, 2015 – Feb 15, 2015

February marks the start of a new year in the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Celebrate the Year of the Sheep at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, where more than 20,000 visitors come to enjoy martial arts demonstrations, musical performance, games and lots of festive food.

culturalcentre.ca

 

Winefest Calgary
Feb 20, 2015 – Feb 21, 2015

If you like wine this is the place to be! Enjoy a large selection of wine as you move from booth to booth, and you may even learn something from the wine experts that are present at each booth.

Friday, Feb 20 - 7PM to 10PM
Saturday, Feb 21 - 2PM to 5PM; 7PM to 10PM

celebratewinefest.com
 

Calgary Home and Garden Show
Feb 26, 2015 - Mar 1, 2015

Are you planning on a home improvement project this year? If so, this show will have all the resources you’ll need to get started.  With expert opinions from home, horticulture and landscaping specialist you’ll be more than ready to start your home or garden project.

Thursday, Feb 26 -  12PM to 9PM
Friday, Feb 27 - 12PM to 9PM
Saturday, Feb 28 - 10AM to 9PM
Sunday, March 1 - 10AM to 6PM

calgaryhgs.com