Events Calendar

International Avenue runs through the heart of East Calgary, where so many amazing people live and incredible events happen all the time. Find out all about what's coming up in the calendar on International Avenue and our surrounding communities:

Upcoming Events on International Avenue

Have you ever admired the artwork along International Avenue and wondered how YOU could have one of YOUR creations installed there?
This is your chance!!

The City of Calgary Public Art Program has an exciting new opportunity for artists or artist teams with public art experience to create permanent artwork along International Avenue (17 Avenue SE), between 26 Street SE and Elliston Park. We are seeking artists who have significant experience with, and relationship to this area in Calgary.

Two different artists or artist teams will be hired to work on two sites along International Avenue. Artists will be hired based on qualifications and past experience.

Submission deadline: 5 pm MST on Friday, October 11, 2019

How to apply!

Call to Artists pics

Late Summer 2019

Unity Park

A new mini-park is coming soon on 17 Ave SE: get ready to be blown away. Complete with LED lights, a gazing pond, and superb landscaping elements - say hello to your new local favourite public space.

Plant the Park - Volunteer Opportunity

Join us for a one day planting palooza to garden and landscape the park before it gets unveiled. We're really going to unite over Unity Park: so com get your hands dirty!

Interested? Email

Grand Unveiling

Get in on the excitement as we cut the ribbon on this new great addition. More details to come.

Location: 3111 17 Ave SE (Across the street from A&W)


*Designs shown subject to change.

A. Unity Park Concept
A. Unity Park Concept (People)

Returning Fall 2019

Free Yoga for BRZ Business Owners!

All BRZ Business owners, and their staff, are invited to attend Relaxation Yoga at Satori Wellness Studio!

Where: #201B 3517 17 Ave SE

*Just let them know which business is yours

A. Satori Wellness - Diana

Recently on International Avenue

Monday July 22, 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Monday July 29, 12:00 - 4:00 pm

emergeONLINE Web Workshop

A free, private event for BRZ business owners. Come learn from industry professional Andrew Loucks about how to emerge online and connect with your customers. People of all computer abilities are welcome, 30 minutes for light refreshments will be provided.

Come for as many modules as you would like.

Sign up necessary

July 22 - 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Module 1: Generating positive reviews
Module 2: Social media for your business

July 29 - 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Module 3: Get noticed by search engines: Listings and SEO made easy
Module 4: Website development

Where: #250 3515 17 Ave SE

A. emergeHUB Desk Laptop

Thursday July 11, 8:30 am - 11:00 am

Best of the East Stampede Breakfast

Wrangle yourself over here for our famous stampede breakfast! Thousands enjoy this great round-up each year. More than just pancakes, try one or all of our culturally diverse breakfast options from our local restaurants! There will also be music, dance performances, booths, and vendors.

3201 17 Ave SE

Sunday July 21, 10:00 am

Tour de Purple

A free slow-ride to support and discuss sustainable transportation in East Calgary. Come ride with us from International Avenue to Olympic Plaza and back (20km round) and enjoy company, exercise, and snacks.

Meet at: B & P Cycle and Sports (1717 52 St SE)

Bring: Bike, helmet, water No bike? Contact us!

A. Purple Bike Banner - Tour de Purple