CHINOOK BLAST RETURNS

FEBRUARY 2-19, 2024

Calling all local Food, Beverage and Hotel Partners

We are looking for partners to help us curate the perfect food, beverage, and hotel experience to complement festival goers' visit!

Drag on ice & DJ GAYSNAKES

Come watch some of Calgary’s finest Drag Performers strut their stuff … on ice! That’s right, these kings and queens are trading in their heels and boots for skates while DJ Gaysnakes spins the tunes! Enjoy drag entertainment and games as our performers serve up some frozen fierceness.

Drag on Ice and DJ Gaysnakes

We are thrilled to announce April 1 will be the new date for our postponed Drag on Ice and DJ Gaysnakes performances!

Come watch some of Calgary’s finest Drag Performers strut their stuff … on ice! That’s right, these kings and queens are trading in their heels and boots for skates while DJ Gaysnakes spins the tunes! Enjoy drag entertainment and games as our performers serve up some frozen fierceness.

Have a blast this winter

Experience the magic of Chinook Blast,
Calgary’s winter festival celebration.

Chinook Blast warms up our city with a celebration of community, culture, and civic pride, where the best of Calgary’s art, music, theatre, sport and recreation will be on display.

2023 Live Events

From iconic festivals to live music to sporting events to cultural experiences to night markets, there is going to be something for everyone.

Music, Performance

YYC Princess

VENUE UPDATE: Please note that the performances will now be held at the Calgary Central Library, 800 3…


+ 1 more date

Sports

Snow Rodeo

Presented by Canada Snowboard

HALFPIPE IS BACK AT THE SNOW RODEO! Yeehaw! It’s Canada Snowboard’s premiere event offering, the Annual Snow Rodeo…


+ 5 more dates

2023 Attractions

Explore curious and captivating art installations, pop-ups, pavilions, markets and more - located throughout the core and surrounding communities.

Installation

Hygge Hut

We’re bringing cozy back to RiverWalk in East Village with Hygge Hut. The Hygge Hut is a big…


+ 37 more dates

Installation

Shadow Box

Shadowbox is about the “Observer being the Observed”. We often perceive ourselves as separate entities, disconnected from others…


+ 14 more dates

Installation

Notorious Bad

Notorious BAD This 1000lb metal sculpture of a dragon emerging from the ground getting ready to spread its…


+ 8 more dates

Installation

Bear

Bear-Lumination Ever wanted to get your photo with a bear? Smart enough to know that going to Banff…


+ 15 more dates

Installation

Cat’s Cradle

Cat’s cradle is a game based on string figures. These figures are formed by manipulating strings around the…


+ 15 more dates

Others

Beyond the Hall

An immersive, interactive digital experience representing six (6) of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame’s galleries, are on exhibit…


+ 10 more dates

Installation

City Scape

City Scape is a homage to the people-powered vibrancy that is our city. It celebrates the youthful, playful…


+ 15 more dates

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