PAST Events

Located in the hub of the riverfront activity and the city’s extensive pathway system, Eau Claire is often playing host to events and festivals.



December 8, 2017

Amble with Angus

6:00 am - 10:00 am

Eau Claire Market - North Plaza & Centre Court

Amble with Angus specifically supports The Children's Milk Program at the Calgary Food Bank which enhances the nutritious food choices of women and children in low-income families that have limited, inadequate or insecure access to sufficient, nutritious, personally acceptable food to meet the daily needs of an active and healthy life. Milk and baby formula is accessed through the Home Delivery Program and/or the Agency Program.



December 16, 2017 - Snowflake Saturday at Eau Claire Market

2 family-friendly events hosted by local theatre groups are bringing Holiday cheer and festivities to Eau Claire Market.

Quest Theatre

11:00 am at Centre Court

Everyone can enjoy a whimsical 30 minute interactive collection of songs, stories and sing-a-longs to get into the holiday spirit. Perfect for children aged 3 - 9 and their families.

More information can be found here:

W.P. Puppet Theatre

1:00 pm in the Community Room

Families, kids and adults can create their very own Rudolph Rabbit! Make this cute little athlete puppet from paper snowflakes or doilies with a wrapping paper scarf and hand-crafted skis. Rudolph has all the mogul moves with you bounce him with the control rod.

Ages 4 +. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased on their website below.


February 3, 2018

Exposure Photography Festival

Kick-Off Bash: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Opening Reception: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Eau Claire Market

Join us in celebrating the beginning of the Exposure Photography Festival 2018 by coming to the Festival 2018 Hub at Eau Claire Market. Two spaces at Eau Claire have been transformed into the Exposure Galleries, featuring the Open Call exhibition (juried by Andrea Kunard, the Associate Curator of Photography at the National Gallery of Canada), the Emerging Photographers Showcase (EPS), and a solo exhibition by the 2017 winner of the EPS, Blake Chorley.




February 9, 2018

Winter Bike to Work Day

6:00 am - 9:00 am

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

Breakfast and meet-up for the celebration of Winter cycling in Calgary as part of the international Winter Bike to Work Day.


February 9, 2018

Calgary Night Market

5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

One of the most important holidays of the year is Valentines Day! Come shop for your love and family at this month's Calgary Night Market. There will be a great selection of handmade goods, baked goods and more!

Featuring cultural street foods, local entertainment and a diverse range of vendors, you'll be looking forward to sundown!


February 11, 2018

February 19, 2018

Family Fun Day at Eau Claire Market

11:00 AM - 4:00 pm

Free Event


February 24, 2018

Coldest Night of the Year Walk

5:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court & North Plaza

The Coldest Night of the Year walk raises funds and awareness with regards to the homelessness in Calgary. Proceeds are distributed equally between Acadia Place - a low-income housing complex , and Feed the Hungry - a Sunday night dinner program serving homeless residents of the City of Calgary.



March 7, 2018

Secret Marathon 3K

Eau Claire Market - Running Room and Centre Court

The Secret Marathon 3K is held on the eve of International Women's Day in ten cities across Canada, and 2018 marks the inaugural year! The event serves to raise awareness and support for women around the world, particularty in Afghanistan, who are not free to run.

The Running Room and The Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan will provide an opportunity to support the empowerment of women and girls through education and sport.

Event details:

The Secret Marathon:

March 10, 2018

Brazilian Carnaval

6:00 pm

Eau Claire Market -Centre Court

This is the 15th BCAAB's Carnaval in Calgary and the first to be offered as free admission and open to the public!

Kids program with Salviano Pessoa playing a selection of music for kids' entertainment, followed by an evening program with live music and samba dancing!


March 24, 2018

Run for L'Arche

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court & North Plaza

The Run for L'Arche was started in 2011 and has since raised over $300,000 for L'Arche Calgary's homes and programs for adults with developmental disabilities.



April 7, 2018

Light it up Calgary 2018

3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Eau Claire Market

You can fire up your headlamp and Light Up the course as you offer your support to cancer survivors. Join the fun and walk or run in the dark and make your impact felt! Gather your family, friends and co-workers to join you for Light it Up Calgary and lend valuable support to Wellspring Calgary and to those people in the community living with cancer.


April 20, 2018

Calgary Night Market

5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

Calgary Night Market is excited to bring you authentic, night market festivities throughout the year. Featuring cultural street foods, local entertainment and a diverse range of vendors, you'll be looking forward to sundown!


April 29, 2018

Step Out for Lupus

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court and North Plaza

Registration starts at 11:00 am

Step Out for Lupus is an annual 3km or 5km walk or run event that provides the lupus community with an opportunity to come together for fun with family, friends and supporters.

May 4, 2018

Bike to Work Day

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court and North Plaza

6:30 am

The Bike to Work Day event promotes cycling as a healthy, efficient, low-cost and socially responsible means of transport which contributes to the reduction of inner-city traffic congestion and pollution.

The event is free and there is no need to register. There will be a free breakfast from 6:30 am - 9:30 am, along with music and other fun prizes and freebies!



May 20, 2018

Science Odyssey - Explore Rocks, Fossils and the Earth!

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Science Odyssey is Canada's largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


The Earth Science for Society Science Odyssey Exhibition will showcase three fun and interactive stations: the Trilobite Fossil Station, the Rock Cycle Station and the Our Changing World station. The Trilobite Fossil Station allows participants to touch, identify and classify trilobite fossils. The Rock Cycle Station has sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks and mineral samples to examine. The Our Changing World station has activities related to plate tectonics and seismic methods.

These activities are free, aimed at youth but are enjoyable and educational for all ages. Activity stations will link exciting observations from the natural world with real application in society.



June 8, 2018

Betty's Run for ALS

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court and North Plaza

9:00 am

Betty's Run for ALS celebrates, promotes and channels hope for those affected with ALS, their families and their friends.

Over the past 22 years, Betty's Run has raised nearly $7 million due to the generous support of donors and participants. Of funds raised, 60% stay in Alberta to support those currently living with ALS through equipment and client services. The remaining 40% of funds support ongoing research into identifying the cause and cure for this devastating disease.


June 13 - 15, 2018


Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas

9:00 am

SocialWest is an exciting, multi-day conference developed for those working in communications, marketing and social media professions.

Attendees experience sessions, panels and workshops lead by the industry's foremost experts. Over the course of SocialWest, our speakers will share the elements of truly successful social media and digital strategies for businesses big and small.


June 19, 2018

Medicine Wheel Warriors

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court and North Plaza

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This event encourages youth within the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth's programs and partnerships to explore positive role models and leadership in their community with the assistance of a community Elder. Through understanding strengths, courage and traits the youth begin to imagine themselves as superheroes and develop personas.

The event is open to the public to view the MWW Super Hero Action Figures and the event itself.


June 22 - 23, 2018

The Market at Eau Claire

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

June 22: 4pm - 8pm

June 23: 10am - 4pm


June 24, 2018

Sultry & Sweet Summer Reads

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

12:00 pm -4:00 pm

Mark your calendars for Calgary's first romance reader festival! Come celebrate the romance novel and love stories in all of their complications and get up close and personal with some of the steamiest and sweetest authors in the genre!

June 29 - 30, 2018

The Market at Eau Claire

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

June 29: 4pm - 8pm

June 30: 10am - 4pm


July 1, 2018


Come celebrate Canada Day with a free all-day party at Eau Claire Market! Free ice cream (while supplies last), live entertainment, artisan market, children's crafts, face painting, airbrush tattoos, petting zoo, magicians and much more will be on site!

Impark will only be charging a $10 flat rate for parking at the Eau Claire lots on Canada Day!

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July 21, 2018


11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - North Plaza/Centre Court


The Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth (CBFY) invites you and your family to come celebrate diversity in Calgary at BridgeFest 2018! Immerse yourselves in live cultural performances and visit family friendly booths with interactive activities. This is an exciting opportunity for friends, families and kids to learn about different cultures while enjoying outdoor activities. This is an exciting FREE family event!


July 28 - 29, 2018


10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - North Plaza


The latest census shows that 1 in 10 Calgary residents owns at least 1 dog, and they will all be at Sleep Rovers Pet-A-Palooza this summer! With events including Running of the Bulls (French and English bulldog races), Wiener dog races, a puppy stampede and dock diving in the middle of the city, this is one event you don't want to miss! It's FREE and pet-friendly!


July 27 - 28, 2018

The Market at Eau Claire

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court


September 8, 2018


6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court


This is a family friendly event to promote Brazilian culture and heritage. The event will run from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm and will involve dancers and other Brazilian performers and will be serving traditional Brazilian foods.



September 8 - 14, 2018

TELUS Future Home

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Barclay Parade


The Future Home offers an immersive experience to demonstrate how technology will soon make our lives safer, healthier and more efficient than ever before. Experiences include a front door with facial recognition, a state-of-the-art television, and EcoHub that looks at the energy saving and eco-friendly items in a home and an intelligent kitchen with a smart stove, counter, skillet and interactive recipes.


September 15, 2018

Calgary Corporate Challenge

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court


Calgary Corporate Challenge is a professionally-run, non-profti events company that provides engaging team-building events throughout the year, highlighted by the annual Calgary Corporate Challenge September Games.

Each year, over 10,000 participants from approximately 160 Calgary companies come together to take part in 16 days of Olympic-style events - the CCC September Games. Events take place at multiple venues around Calgary, including Eau Claire Market!


September 19 - 30, 2018

Calgary International Film Festival

Eau Claire Market -- Cineplex Eau Claire


The Calgary International Film Festival is a 12-day showcase that includes 178 multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and around the world. The festival hosts gala events, screenings, special presentations and a Behind the Screen series that emphasizes unique and exciting ways for filmmakers and fans to interact.


September 29, 2018

Believe in the Gold

Eau Claire Market and Festival Plaza


Believe in the Gold is a charitable foundation that is committed to raising awareness about Childhood Cancer, raising funds to help support families with medical expenses that are not covered by Alberta Health care or extended plans, and raising funds for Childhood Cancer research.

Make a team, invite your family and friends and help raise awareness for Childhood Cancer during the Run for Childhood Cancer. Enjoy fabulous prizes for the best gold costumes and family activities throughout the day.


October 1, 2018

Lung Health Day

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court


Hosted by the Lung Association, Alberta & NWT, Lung Health Day will bring awareness to the issue of lung disease and healthy breathing. Volunteers will be teaching breathing exercises, conducting spirometry tests and providing information on general lung healthy.


October 3, 2018

Engineers without Borders - YYC Takes on SGD6

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court


YYC Takes on SDG 6 is the first of the event series YYC Takes on SDGs that will bring together Calgarians to help them advance in the SDGs. Focusing on SDG 6, Clean Water and Sanitation, they will educate and inspire guests about the SDGs and show ways to advance in them.

Guest speakers and local organizations will present stories and provide information, followed by an opportunity for guests to partake in an immediate call to action.



October 7, 2018

Alzheimer Run and Walk

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court


The Alzheimer Society of Calgary hosts an annual walk/run that helps raise funds to support Alzheimer education, support and care for families impacted by the disease in the Calgary area.

Participants can either walk or run a 5k route or run a 10k route, this run typically draws fields of over 1,000 runners/walkers!


October 14, 2018

Heart Beats for Children Walk

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court and North Plaza


The annual Heart Beats Family Fun Run takes place every October. In addition to being a fun event that brings together the "heart family" community, it is a significant fundraiser for Heart Beats. The 2017 run raised $42,500!


October 19 - 22, 2018

Polaris Travel Clinic

Eau Claire Market - next to SUMO Lounge


Polaris Travel Clinic will be opening a free flu shot location in Eau Claire Market. Flu vaccine is provided for no charge if you provide your valid Alberta health care card.

To book an appointment and avoid waiting in line, contact Polaris Travel Clinic at 403-980-8747 or click here to book an appointment online - make sure to specify Eau Claire Market location.

October 20, 2018

Halloween Howl

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court


The Halloween Howl Fun Run and Walk supports life-changing diabetes research through family fun and exercise. The Annual Halloween Howl helps raise brand awareness for both the Alberta Diabetes Foundation and valued partners. The goal is to create a unique event that is exciting and engaging for participants and their families while increasing diabetes awareness. Last year, the Halloween Howl raised over $100,000!


October 20, 2018

Light the Night Walk

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court and North Plaza


Each year in communities across Canada, teams of families, friends and co-workers come together to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada's Light the Night walks and bring help and hope to people battling blood cancers.



November 16, 2018

Calgary Night Market

5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court


Calgary Night Market is excited to bring you authentic, night market festivities throughout the year. Featuring cultural street foods, local entertainment and a diverse range of vendors, you'll be looking forward to sundown!


November 17, 2018

Sight Night 2018

12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - North Plaza & Centre Court

Sight Night is a fun run fundraiser in support of ASRAB - the Alberta Sports and Recreation Association for the Blind, which promotes healthy lifestyles for visually impaired Albertans through the provision of competitive sport and recreating opportunitites.



November 15 - December 15, 2018

Knox Contemporary Gallery of Art Pop Up

Eau Claire Market - Unit B03

Long-time Calgary artist, Terry Gregorashuk, is pleased to announce the opening of Knox Contemporary Gallery of Art. The focus of the gallery is to foster the growth of emerging and mid-career artists. Besides showcasing the works of up-and-coming artists, the gallery also offers patrons the opportunity to discuss commissioning special pieces of artwork. Knox Contemporary Gallery of Art will be holding its first pop-up exhibition entitled "Encounters" in Eau Claire Market. It will feature the artwork of Susan Bouzane, George Doust, Dusti Gomery, Matt Trinh ("Hawk") and Terry Gregorashuk.


November 30, 2018

Calgary Night Market

5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court


Calgary Night Market is excited to bring you authentic, night market festivities throughout the year. Featuring cultural street foods, local entertainment and a diverse range of vendors, you'll be looking forward to sundown!


December 2, 2018

Winter Magic

11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Celebrate the Holiday Season during a full day of fun at Eau Claire Market! This free, family-fun event includes Ice Sculpting, Carollers, Live Entertainment, Children's Crafts, Cookie Decorating and more!

And don't forget to bring your unwrapped toys for The Mustard Seed Toy Drive!

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For event booking inquiries please call 403 264-6450 or email