If you love art and culture, Calgary, Canada is just the place for you this August. Events like GlobalFest, Afrikadey!, Calgary Arab Festival, Carifest and Expo Latino will leave you overwhelmed.


If you are in Calgary any time during 20th to 29th of August, we’d recommend you to attend GlobalFest. Here, you will get the chance to see some of the world’s most spectacular blend of art and culture.

Also behold one of the most spectacular shows of fireworks in the night-sky and gorge on the best of global cuisines. You can also buy a variety of goodies from the night market vendors at the fest.

Expo Latino

Canada is all set to host Expo Latino, the biggest open-air Latin festival in Western Canada from 28th to 30th August. This year will mark its 19th anniversary and there will be a variety of activities in store. With food, shopping, workshops and live music, the expo is all set to captivate your senses. The expo features arts and crafts, and business and community booths.

Calgary Arab Festival

Calgary is set to host the 2nd Annual Calgary Arab festival with great pomp and show. The genius of the various exciting elements of Arabic culture is appreciated and enjoyed all over the world. Well, the festival promises all of these during the celebrations on the 8th and the 9th of August.


If you are holidaying in Calgary, and want to experience a vibrant cultural blend, August is the best month to do so. The ‘Afrikadey!’ festival, which would be celebrated from 5th to 8th August, will give you a rich insight into the beautiful aspects of Africa’s food, music, visual arts, films, theatres, literature and dance in the city of Calgary.

Calgary Japanese “Omatsuri” Festival

The Japanese festival “Omatsuri” (meaning traditional festival), is a grand celebration which invites visitors to enjoy traditional Japanese customs, dance, music, food, and much more. You will also be able to watch dramas based on traditional Japanese folk tales and martial-arts presentations. Also, take part in the traditional Japanese Sake (rice wine) tasting while you are there.

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