April 17-19, 2014. Over 500 athletes participate in 4 sporting sport tournaments: bowling, curling, dodgeball, and volleyball. Social events include registration night, Friday Fun Money Casino and Calgary's largest LGBT dance at Hotel Arts, with DJs Scotty Thomson (NYC), Rollin Dolan and Dopamine.
April 22 - May 3, 2014 at Epcor. Original work takes inspiration from John Boswell's research on same-sex unions in pre-modern europe, current issues surrounding traditional marriage, and the ancient story of 2 openly gay, secretly Christian Roman soldiers wed by church officials in a private brother-making ceremony called Adelphopoiesis - later executed for their religious beliefs.
May through September annual summer festival season, packed with music concerts, art, new plays, gallery openings, film festival, writer's festival, ethnic festivals from Ukranian to Chinese, and other events in Calgary's exciting year-round arts scene.
May 23-25 + 28-31, 2014. The 16th annual queer film festival at The Plaza Cinema and other screens. Live shows, gatherings and the best queer film has to offer from here and around the world. The party is coming...check back for details April/May 2014, or sign up for their newsletter to get news about festival line-up!
June 27-29, 2014 at the Strathmore Agricultural Grounds,122 Brent Blvd. Traditional rodeo: bull riding, steer riding, barrel racing, roping; camp events, goat dressing, "Wild Drag" dancing & cabaret. Also music festival with FRI women’s night, SAT pop, blues and rock, and SUN local country artists. ARGRA participates in Calgary & Edmonton Pride Festivals.
August 22 - September 1, 2014. Events typically include: FRI KickOff Party. SAT Bi-B-Q at James Short Park; Pride Dance; SUN noon Pride Parade from Olympic Plaza to Shaw Millennium Park, via Stephen Ave + festival in the park until 6pm. Fused 2 Pride Wrap-Up Party. See the year-round events calendar on their website.