31st Annual Lilac Fest
June 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm| Free!
Join us this year for the 31st Annual LilacFest! This free one-day event is the start-up of Calgary’s vibrant festival season and encourages citizens to shake off their winter blues and reintroduce themselves to the thriving creative community in our city.
Each spring, thousands of attendees come out to enjoy the unique and pedestrian-friendly 4th Street venue, offering an array of musical talent, artisan vendors, quality entertainment and some perfect people watching.
At the Lilac Festival, there are all-ages activities. This could mean a jump in the bouncer for the kids, discovering a great new band, choosing a perfect summer patio or searching for a trendy fashion; there is no shortage of things happening.
There are six stages hosting over 30 performances throughout the day, offering artists exposure to an often brand new audience.
4th Street is host to over 500 vendors that vary from artisan crafts to imported wares, to community organizations and more!