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Calgary Festivals September 2014

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Calgary’s summer festivals aren’t over just yet! Thankfully, September has its own list of ones that make the transition from summer to fall that much easier for people like me who are hypersensitive to the cloudy skies and chilly days that come with.

While September doesn’t typically have as many festivals as May through August, the ones that it does have are just as spectacular and eventful as any others here in our culturally vibrant city. So, don’t miss these Calgary Festivals in September of 2014!


  • When: September 4th – 7th, 2014
  • Where: Various venues
  • Cost: Varies depending on event

What better way to round out a festival-packed summer than with a visit to Honens – Canada’s International Piano Festival – where you’ll experience performances from the world’s best classical pianists as well as live bands, symphony’s and much, much more.

Every three years the Honens Prize for Piano – a $100,000 cash prize and $500,000 development program – is awarded to a festival performer(s). Find out who may have the opportunity to win it this year!

Beakerhead Festival

  • When: September 10th – 14th, 2014
  • Where: Various venues
  • Cost: Varies depending on event

Beakerhead is a celebration of art and engineering not only from our city, province and nation, but also from around the world.

Throughout the five day event you’ll see teams go head-to-head in stiff competitions, experience magnificent exhibits and interactive artworks and be entertained like you never have before. In short; this is one festival bash you won’t want to miss.

The best part is that you can pick and choose your favourites from a selection of more than 100 events for a completely custom Beakerhead experience. For all event details, visit the website at today.

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  • When: September 18th – 28th, 2014
  • Where: The Globe Theatre – 617 8th Avenue SW
  • Cineplex Eau Claire – 200 Barclay Parade SW
  • Cost – To be determined

Film buffs; are you ready to experience one of the most, if not the most all-inclusive film festivals in Calgary and one of the largest of its kind in Canada?

The Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) is an 11-day event that will take you and about 50,000 others on a journey through more than 200 national and international films of varying genre.

When you’re not watching a flick, check out one of the hosted gala events or perhaps a special presentation for some of the award-winning movies.

CIFF is just another one of Calgary’s burgeoning cultural festivals that truly are world-class events, and hence, you shouldn’t miss!

YYComedy Festival

  • When: September 29th – October 5th, 2014
  • Where:
  • Cost: $10 to $50

If you appreciate quality entertainment, then you will absolutely love the YYComedy Festival on at the end of the month!

Get ready to see outrageously funny comedians from all over North America who will make sure that you are laughing all the way home.

The festival is also a great way to get over those autumn blues (I got them already…). Also check out our Best Calgary Comedy Clubs today!

I Love Calgary

We are so lucky to be living in such a wonderful city like Calgary. Part of that wonderfulness is having the opportunity to attend festivals like Beakerhead not just once or twice, but every month of the year. See these 7 Reasons to Love Living in Calgary.

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These festivals have become as much a part of our city as has the people, industries and natural resources found in our province have today. For more fun things to do in and around Calgary, be sure to check out these Calgary Activities and Events today!

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