Beltline Urban Mural Project (BUMP) Mural Tours running Saturdays & Sundays. PHOTO: JEVAN BAILEY.

Filipino Restaurant Month

This month, experience Calgary’s delicious Filipino dining options during the third annual Filipino Restaurant Month in Canada. Throughout April, Calgary restaurants taking part in the event offer special prix-fixe menus that showcase the great flavours and ingredients in Filipino cuisine. Visit filipinorestaurantmonth.ca for a list of participating restaurants.

Calgary Underground Film Festival

Back for its 21st year, the Calgary Underground Film Festival returns from April 18 to 28 with a full lineup of films and events. Get a festival pass to catch some of the best international independent films out there. Visit calgaryundergroundfilm.org for this year’s film lineup and tickets and read more on page 22.

Taste of Bragg Creek

On April 26, venture out to Bragg Creek to learn more about what the Alberta hamlet’s food scene has to offer at this evening event. Held to support Easter Seals Alberta’s Camp Horizon this year, Taste of Bragg Creek features local restaurants and liquor businesses you can get samples from with tasting tickets. Visit tasteofbraggcreek.ca for more information.

Aggie Days 

The Calgary Stampede’s Aggie Days is a free event that invites guests to learn more about agriculture and farming, see farm animals up close and check out events like a stock dog competition and extreme cowboy racing. Held at the Nutrien Western Event Centre at Stampede Park, Aggie Days is open to the public on April 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit ag.calgarystampede.com for more information.

Calgary Expo

Neve Campbell, Dermot Mulroney, Dee Bradley Baker, Justin Briner, Neil Newbon, Sam Maggs — these are just some of the celebrities, voice actors, anime guests, gaming stars and comic creators you can see at this year’s Calgary Expo. Running from April 25 to 28, the comic and entertainment expo promises an exciting mix of panels, retailers, workshops and events like the free Pow! Parade of Wonders that brings cosplayers and fans alike to Stephen Avenue. Visit fanexpohq.com for more information and tickets.

Cavalry FC 2024-25 Season Home Opener

The Cavalry FC soccer team starts a new season this month, and you can catch the home opener on the team’s home turf at Spruce Meadows on April 28. Grab some snacks from the concession area and cheer on the team as they take on Vancouver Island’s Pacific FC team on ATCO Field. Visit cavalryfc.canpl.ca for tickets and more information.

Beltline Urban Mural Project (BUMP) Mural Tours

Every year, Calgary becomes a little more colorful thanks to the BUMP Festival, which has helped create over 270 incredible murals and artworks painted by artists from around the world. Now, you can learn more about them on the new BUMP Classic Tour, an outdoor Beltline mural tour that shares the stories behind over 20 pieces of art. The tours run on Saturdays and Sundays and take up to two hours to complete. Visit yycbump.ca for more information and tickets.

Murder at the Park: On Track for Treachery 

Get ready for a mysterious and fun night at Heritage Park’s murder mystery experience, which returns on April 5 and 6. Featuring a three-course meal, Murder at the Park: On Track for Treachery invites guests to get in on the action and help solve a murder mystery throughout the evening. Single tickets and tickets for tables of six are available. Visit heritagepark.ca for more information and tickets.

House of Skate

Calgary finally has a roller skating destination again. House of Skate is a new roller rink in southeast Calgary where you can take classes, pop in for open skating or sign up for special events. There are adults-only skating sessions, nights dedicated to specific music genres and family skate times. Bring your own skates or rent skates and safety gear at the facility. Visit houseofskate.ca for more information.

Selma Burke

Theatre Calgary and Alberta Theatre Projects have teamed up for the world premiere of this play about Black American sculptor Selma Burke. Running from April 2 to 27, the production examines Burke’s life and her impact on both the early 1900s Harlem Renaissance movement and the design of the American dime. Visit albertatheatreprojects.com for more information and tickets.