Fun Local Events Happening this September in YYC

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Fun Local Events Happening this September in YYC

Can you believe September is already here? We certainly can’t, but we are looking forward to some fun fall events in the city this September. Here's a list of some of the exciting events happening in Calgary (perfect for foodies and art lovers alike).

1. Beakerhead

When: September 19th - 23rd | Where: Several Different Venues | Price: Free - $80

Image courtesy of Beakerhead’s Facebook event “Pulse and Bloom”

Join thousands of Calgarians for this visually striking arts festival. At Beakerhead, artists and engineers come together to explore both the creative and technical aspects of science and art. Many of the exhibitions are interactive and free. Some of the installations we’re most looking forward to our the LEDance, Pulse and Bloom, the Zorbathon, and of course the widely hyped Dung Beetle. Click here for a full schedule of Beakerhead events.

2. Inglewood Night Market

When: September 14th - 15th | Where: 929 11 St SE | Price: Free

Image courtesy from the Inglewood Night Markets webpage

The Inglewood Night Market is a bi-weekly event that showcases over fifty local artists, vendors, and designers. From food trucks to live musicians, there’s a little bit of something for everyone. Whether you’re on the hunt for a local goodie or just want to walk around to experience the fun atmosphere, this event is something you don’t want to miss.  

3. Calgary Food Fest

When: September 8th | Where: 11400 27 St SE | Price: Free

Image courtesy of the Calgary Food Fest 2018 Facebook event

With over 2800 Calgarians in attendance last year, the Calgary Food Fest made its mark on the local community. This year, the festival will be hosting over 12 food trucks, live music, a market expo, and more. Appearances from Mayor Naheed Nenshi and our local MLA Rick Peterson have also been promised. On top of that, part of the proceeds will be going towards Sonshine Community Services who dedicate their time to helping women and children in need.

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