There are far too many amazing festivals and events in Calgary in March, so attending them all isn't realistic. However, those who insist on seeing the best of the best will want to mark these scheduled gatherings on their calendar.
Cabane à Sucre Sugar Shack Festival
Date: March 14, 2020
Those with a sweet tooth cannot deny themselves the treat of attending the Cabane à Sucre Sugar Shack Festival mid-March. This Eastern Canada tradition is unique because the event brings together numerous cultures over something we all have in common: the love of great food and entertainment! Prepare for Native American, French-Canadian and Métis folk music and dancing throughout the day along with traditional fare.
Highlights of the festival include: Zèbre et l'Orignal, Folklofolie, The Rockies Choir, Calgary Métis Cultural Dancers, an appearance by the Calgary Air Cadets and many other surprises.
St. Patrick's Day at the Irish Cultural Centre
Date: March 17, 2020
St. Patrick's Day at the Irish Cultural Society is a family friendly event that will welcome both ICS members and non-members. Attendees can participate in games and competitions and enjoy traditional Irish food and music. Cash payment only at the door, but be sure to arrive early, as the Irish stew always sells out quickly.
ADFA Calgary Region One Act Play Festival
Dates: March 18—21, 2020
The month of March heats up quickly with four nights of fantastic performances at the ADFA Calgary Region One Act Play Festival. There are eleven one-act plays scheduled featuring a variety of regional artists. Genres will cover experimental sets along with comedies, dramas and classics, so there will be something for everyone to look forward to at the 2020 ADFA event. Attendees can meet and greet the actors and writers pre and post performances, and the winner of the festival will move on to the regional competition.
Date: March 21, 2020
Also known as Grape Escape Saturday, this is by far one of Calgary resident's most beloved festivals of the year. This adult-only event will feature more than 100 vendor booths with friendly reps eager to hand out samples of local and globally produced beers, wines, cocktails and tasty munchies. Festival-goers flock to this annual spirits tasting event, and tickets sell out early every year. Be sure to arrive at the BMO Centre early to snag a great parking spot at the Stampede Grounds March 21 for this exciting gathering.
Don't forget to include these fun and exciting March events in Calgary, AB on your calendars, and make note of ticketed events that will surely sell out quickly.