What’s Happening This May in Calgary

Calgary, Spring, events, May

May 1. California Wine Fair. Over 142 wines featured in support of the Save Haven Foundation. $125. The Hudson. safehavenfoundation.ca

May 1-4. Jon Mitchell’s The Fiddle and The Drum. Presented by the Alberta Ballet. $41+. jubileeauditorium.com

May 3. The Tea Party. $39+. greyeagleresortandcasino.ca

May 3-4. Calgary International Beerfest. Over 700 beers from 200 breweries. BMO Centre. $19+. albertabeerfestivals.com

TUNE IN: May 4. Kentucky Derby (Louisville, KY). kentuckyderby.com

May 4. Calgary Bike Swap. City Centre Parkade. albertabikeswap.ca

May 4. Eyeball the Wall. 30K or 15K race. Glenmore Reservoir. eyethewall.com

May 4. Cinco de Mayo Festival. Tequilas, mezcals, cocktails, beers and wines to sample with Mexican cuisine. Willow Park Wine and Spirits. $50. willowpark.net

May 4. David Wilcox. $39+. deerfootinn.com

May 4-5. Calgary Horticultural Society Garden Show. Max Bell Centre. $12. calhort.org

May 5. Walk So Kids Can Talk. 5K walk to support Kids Help Phone. Eau Claire Market. walksokidscantalk.ca

May 5. Rick Mercer. $99. MacEwan Hall. machallconcerts.com

May 5. Calgary Music Collectors Show. $5+. Acadia Recreation Complex. toonorthrecords.com

May 6. Neko Case. MacEwan Hall. $40. machallconcerts.com

May 7. Rock of Ages. $64+. jubileeauditorium.com

May 8. Thomas Rhett. $54+. scotiabanksaddledome.com

May 11. Stars on Ice. $25+. scotiabanksaddledome.com

May 12. Mother’s Day Run, Walk and Ride. 10K and 5K run or walk. mdrunwalkride.com

May 12. Mother’s Day Brunch. Gasoline Alley Museum. heritagepark.ca

May 12. Mother’s Day Walk. 5K walk to raise money for the Breast Cancer Society of Canada. Bowness Park. mothersdaywalk.ca

May 12. Mother’s Day Brunch at the Zoo. Seatings at 9am, 11:30am and 2pm. calgaryzoo.com

May 14. Twenty One Pilots. $39+. scotiabanksaddledome.com

May 16-18. Menopause. The musical. $55+. Martha Cohen Theatre. artscommons.ca

May 17. Otafest. Celebrating Japanese pop culture. Telus Convention Centre. $35+. otafest.com

May 17-19. The Lord of the Rings in Concert. $44+. jubileeauditorium.com

May 17-Jun 8. Sister Act. The musical. $30. storybooktheatre.org

May 18-20. Opening Weekend at Heritage Park Historical Village. heritagepark.ca

May 20. Needtobreathe. $36+. jubileeauditorium.com

May 21-24. Festival of Quilts Workshops. $179. heritagepark.ca

May 24. California Festival. Willow Park Wine and Spirits. $50. willowpark.net

May 24-25. PARKSHOW 2019. Fashion show, artist and culinary showcase. Manulife Place. $40+. ourparkonline.com

May 24-25. Vintage Redefined Market. Acadia Recreation Complex. $10. vintageredefinedmarket.com

May 24-26. Banff Yoga Festival. Yoga, meditation, mindfulness and more. $148+. banffyogafestival.com

May 24-Jun 8. Ghost Opera. With music from Veronika Krausas. $25. calgaryopera.com

May 25. Gucci Mane. $79+. winsport.ca/winsportarena

May 25. What a Woman Wants. Self-care symposium and marketplace. $5. whatawomanwants.ca

May 25. Sneaker Swap. Vendors sell sneakers, art and clothing. sneakersyyc.com

May 25. DogFest Spring Fling. Doggy playdates, food trucks, portraits and more. VIVO West Arena. dogfest.ca

May 25. Alessia Cara. $45+. greyeagleresortandcasino.ca

TUNE IN: May 26. Indy 500 (Indianapolis, IN). indianapolismotorspeedway.com

May 26. Calgary Marathon. 50K ultra, 42.2K marathon, 21.1K half marathon, 10K run and 5K walk or run. Eau Claire Market. calgarymarathon.com

May 28. CHER. $50+. scotiabanksaddledome.com

May 30-Jun 9. FunnyFest. Comedy shows and workshops. funnyfest.com

May 31. Gabriel Iglesias. Standup comedian. $69+. greyeagleresortandcasino.ca