What To Do In Calgary This February?

This month, the city will become vibrant with winter and cultural festivals in which you can enjoy mesmerizing art installations, witness outstanding performances, and even become a hot chocolate connoisseur. There will be no shortage of fun, so here's a look at the upcoming events:
CULTUREChinook BlastFebruary 2-19, DowntownBundle up and get ready for the fourth annual Chinook Blast. This vibrant winter festival celebrates art, culture and community and will feature several events, free activities, live music, community pop-ups and art installations. Cost: Free
Chinese New Year Festival 2024 February 3-11, Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, 197 1 St S.W.Embrace the spirit of the dragon at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre's Chinese New Year Festival 2024. For two weekends, the festivities will include multicultural performances, a sensational vendor market, dragon and lion dances, art exhibitions and more. Cost: Free
Ethnik Festival of Arts & Culture February 9-10, TELUS Convention Centre, 136 8 Ave S.E.Celebrate the vibrant cultural traditions of the Afro-Canadian/Caribbean communities at the annual Ethnik Festival of Art & Culture. Discover local and international talents at the emerging artist showcase and please your palate by attending the tasty “food war”, where professional chefs and cultural ambassadors compete for the best dish. Cost: $25-40
SPORTS Calgary Hitmen | Home Games   Feb. 4,7,9,10,23,25,28, Scotiabank Saddledome, 55 Saddledome Rise S.E.With seven games in-house this month, don’t miss out on the fun and watch the Hitmen as they take on several rivals.
Calgary Flames | Home Games   Feb. 15, 17, 19, 22, 27, Scotiabank Saddledome, 55 Saddledome Rise S.E.Join the action and cheer on the Flames as they play against the Sharks, Red Wings, Jets, Bruins, and Kings.
Snow RodeoFebruary 8-17, Winsport, 88 Canada Olympic Rd S.W.Discover the world’s best freestyle snowboarders at the FIS Snowboard Slopestyle & Halfpipe World Cups, a weeklong competition where you’ll watch world-renowned riders catch big air and compete for cash prizes and points toward world ranking and Olympic qualification. Cost: Free
MUSIC Starman: David Bowie February 15, Jack Singer Concert Hall, 225 8 Ave S.E.Immerse yourself in five decades of classics as Jeans ‘n Classics and the Calgary Philharmonic come together for a symphonic rock tribute to glam rock and pop icon, David Bowie.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert February 23-25, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 Ave N.W.Submerge in the magic of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert series. Witness Harry Potter™ as he soars the big screen in high-definition and experiences a live symphony orchestra performing the iconic score by Patrick Doyle.
FOOD YYC Hot Chocolate Fest February 1-29, Locations across the city.Get warm and cozy at your favourite establishment and sip novel and exceptional recipes as part of the YYC Hot Chocolate Fest. With over 70 participating locations, there’s a wide variety of drinks to enjoy.