Marda Gras Street Festival

Marda Gras Street Festival

Calgary's annual New Orleans themed, family-friendly street festival fills the street with live music entertainment, street performers, art, bicycles, and a kids quarter. 

Festival Dates
Festival Type
Arts & Culture
Food
Music
Community
Calgary
Region
Calgary & Area
Province
Alberta

Each year on the second Sunday in August, the streets of Marda Loop come alive with a New Orleans-themed Marda Gras Street Festival. This is a free public event. 


Schedule of Events
From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm thousands of Calgarians and visitors will fill the decorated Marda Loop to experience the culture and cuisine of New Orleans. There is free entertainment for kids of all ages. 


For the full event schedule check out the Schedule Page.


More Information For those who are unfamiliar with Marda Loop - it doesn't accommodate cars very well, and on this day in particular you'll have an easier time with bicycles.
For buskers who would like to register for this event click here.


For more information, go to Marda Gras' official webpage
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