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.

 

September 9, 2017

Brazilfest 2017

7:00 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 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm and will involve dancers and other Brazilian performers and serving traditional Brazilian foods.

Brazilian Association Facebook Page

 


 

September 11 - 19, 2017

Beakerhead Snakes and Ladders

Eau Claire Market - North Plaza

 

Step out to a larger-than-life adventure across more than a dozen sites of engineered artworks and interactive experiences, united by a theme: the ups and downs of invention. The snakes and ladders on the map are the guide to different jaunts.

Stay tuned for more details!

Sneak peak: www.beakerhead.com

 


 

September 20 - October 1, 2017

Calgary International Film Festival

Eau Claire Cineplex

Check out this year's CIFF movies that will be playing at Eau Claire Cineplex Odeon.

CIFF's Festival Box Office at Eau Claire Market will be selling single tickets to all films staring September 7th.

calgaryfilm.com

 


 

October 2, 2017

Gibson Energy Truck Pull

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - North Plaza

Teams from various Gibson Entery departments race to pull one of their 17,000 pound 1958 antique transport truck in the fastest time! All proceeds go to the United Way.

www.calgaryunitedway.org

 


 

October 6, 2017

Glow Green for CP

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - North Plaza & Centre Court

Join us in celebrating the leaps made, and help raise awareness for Cerebral Palsy on World CP Day. The Calgary Tower and Peace Bridge will be lit up green!

Start the walk at Eau Claire Market where there will be food trucks, vendors, music, entertainment and glow-in-the-dark apparel and accessories for purchase!

cpalberta.com


October 8, 2017

Alzheimer Walk and Run

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - North Plaza & Centre Court

By registering and raising funds, you create access to important resources and support for Calgary families affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias when they need it most. You also empower those in the thick of these diseases, letting them know that we're all in this together. It's a great opportunity to honour loved ones - by creating a better future for the increasing number of people affected every day.

www.alzheimercalgary.ca

 


October 15, 2017

Heart Beats Children's Society

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Eau Claire Market - North Plaza & Centre Court

The Annual Family Fun Run, in partnership with The Running Room, will commence at Eau Claire Market and follow the running paths along the Bow River. There will be a 10 km, 5 km, and a 1 km children's race with prizes and medals in each category.

All proceeds raised will go directly to helping children born with congenital heart defects and their families.

 

www.heartbeats.ca


October 24 - 26, 2017

Polaris Travel Clinic

Eau Claire Market - next to SUMO Lounge

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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.

 


November 3, 2017

Calgary Night Market

5:00 pm - 11;00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

Start your Christmas shopping early at Calgary Night Market - the only night market happening in Calgary during fall/winter months.

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

 

www.marketshoplocal.com

 


November 10, 2017

Calgary Night Market

5:00 pm - 11;00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

Start your Christmas shopping early at Calgary Night Market - the only night market happening in Calgary during fall/winter months.

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

 

www.marketshoplocal.com


November 17, 2017

Calgary Night Market

5:00 pm - 11;00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

Start your Christmas shopping early at Calgary Night Market - the only night market happening in Calgary during fall/winter months.

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

www.marketshoplocal.com


November 18, 2017

Sight Night 2017

5:30 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.

www.asrab.ab.ca

 


November 24, 2017

Calgary Night Market

5:00 pm - 11;00 pm

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

Cross off your Christmas shopping list at Calgary Night Market - the only night market happening in Calgary during fall/winter months.

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

www.marketshoplocal.com

 


December 2, 2017

Salvation Army Santa Shuffle

9:00 am

Eau Claire Market - North Plaza

This merry event helps The Salvation Army to assist families and individuals in need during the Christmas season and throughout the year. The annual 5K Santa Shuffle fun run brings families and friends together. .

www.santashuffle.ca

 


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.

www.amblewithangus.com

 


 

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: www.questtheatre.org

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.

www.wppuppet.com

 


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.

www.exposurefestival.com

 

 


 

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.

www.bikecalgary.org

 


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!

www.marketshoplocal.com

 


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.

coldestnightoftheyear.org

 


 

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: www.runningroom.com

The Secret Marathon: www.thesecretmarathon.com


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!

www.bcaab.org


 

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.

www.rogersinsurance.ca

 


 

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.

www.lightitupcalgary.ca


 

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!

www.marketshoplocal.com


 

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.

www.lupus.ab.ca


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!

www.biketoworkcalgary.ca

 


 

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.

www.sciod.ca

 


 

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.

www.alsab.ca/bettysrun

 

June 13 - 15, 2018

SocialWest

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.

www.socialwest.ca


 

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.

www.usay.ca

 

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!

www.mjanecollette.com/SultrySummer


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!

Facebook event page

 


 

July 21, 2018

BridgeFest

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!

www.cbfy.ca

 


July 28 - 29, 2018

Pet-A-Palooza

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!

www.petapaloozawest.com/calgary

 


July 27 - 28, 2018

The Market at Eau Claire

Eau Claire Market - Centre Court

 

Facebook.com/TheMarketYYC

 


September 8, 2018

BrazilFest

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.

bcaab.org

 


 

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!

calgarycorporatechallenge.com

 


 

For event booking inquiries please call 403 264-6450 or email bookings@eauclairemarket.com