Curling on the Island
Dec
19
Mar 31

Curling on the Island

Try your hand at one of Canada's most beloved winter sports! We've installed a curling lane on St. Patrick's Island to get you playing outside this winter. Curling on the Island will be open daily from 7am-7pm until the end of March 2017.

Spring Trio Run
Apr
23
10:00 am10:00

Spring Trio Run

Spring Trio offers 5km, 10km or 15km runs – all on pathways along the Bow River. Start and finish lines are at St. Patrick's Island. There will be a a post-race BBQ for the whole family, a beer garden for the adults and lots of activities for the kids. April 23, 10:00 AM.

St. Patrick's Island Fun Run
May
6
11:00 am11:00

St. Patrick's Island Fun Run

Dig out your best Hawaiian shirts and skirts and lace up for a fun 5km run/walk through St. Patrick's Island. Tiki torches, hula dancers and palm trees will be part of the scene on Calgary's newest island park! Saturday, May 6 at 11 AM.

Victors, Villains, and Vixens
Jul
25
Jul 30

Victors, Villains, and Vixens

Following the success of 2016's Shakespeare After Dark, we once again partner with Theatre Calgary for their return to St. Patrick’s Island with VICTORS, VILLAINS, AND VIXENS for a week of evening performances.  More information on the show and performance times will be available this spring. 7pm, July 25-30.


Calgary Unplugged - Earth Hour
Mar
25
7:00 pm19:00

Calgary Unplugged - Earth Hour

Turn off your lights and electronics at home or come join the City of Calgary at St. Patrick's Island for a DJ dance party, activities, fire pits and games!

St. Patrick's Celebration
Mar
17
4:00 pm16:00

St. Patrick's Celebration

No time to search for that pot of gold? You can find a bit o’ Irish luck on St. Patrick’s Island this Paddy’s Day. Bring the kids and come do a jolly jig to live tunes by River Jacks. Hoodoofoodoo Curbside Cafe will have green St. Paddy's menu items that would satisfy any leprechaun.At Confluence Plaza from 4:00-7:00 PM.

Snow Play on SPI
Mar
4
12:00 pm12:00

Snow Play on SPI

Don't let winter keep you indoors! Get outside and play at Snow Play on SPI. Curl at our synthetic curling sheet, try out a fat tire bike from Bow Cycle and watch a snowshoe demo by Special Olympics Calgary athletes. You'll stay warm from the fire at the top of the Rise, drinks from Hoodoo Foodoo and music from BassBus that's sure to keep you moving! Saturday, March 4, 12-3pm. At the Rise on St. Patrick's Island.

Curling Bonspiel
Jan
21
2:00 pm14:00

Curling Bonspiel

If you haven't curled at St. Patrick's Island yet, our bonspiel on Saturday, January 21 is the perfect time to come try it out! From 2-4pm at Confluence Plaza.

First Responders Half Marathon
Nov
6
9:00 am09:00

First Responders Half Marathon

Register for Mulitsports Canada First Responders Half Marathon in support of Canadian Mental Health Association. Sunday, November 6th is your opportunity to run with all the First Responders through Calgary's beautiful river pathways. Any skill level is accommodated with everything from a 1k to a full Half Marathon.

The Book Truck
Oct
26
11:00 am11:00

The Book Truck

This “library on wheels” brings books, movies, and many library services to the community and gets people of all ages excited about reading and books. At the Rise at 11:00am.

The Book Truck
Oct
12
11:00 am11:00

The Book Truck

Meet Calgary Public Library’s newest addition: The Book Truck! This “library on wheels” brings books, movies, and many library services to the community and gets people of all ages excited about reading and books. The Rise, 11 AM.

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library
Oct
12
10:30 am10:30

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library

Calgary Public Library brings endless imagination to the park with children’s stories every Wednesday. Stay after and spend some time exploring the island playground. The program is designed for ages 1-5 years, but siblings are always welcome! Confluence Plaza, 10:30 AM.

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library
Oct
5
10:30 am10:30

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library

Calgary Public Library brings endless imagination to the park with children’s stories every Wednesday. Stay after and spend some time exploring the island playground. The program is designed for ages 1-5 years, but siblings are always welcome! Confluence Plaza, 10:30 AM.

Sketching Class
Sep
28
6:00 pm18:00

Sketching Class

Local artist and educator Andrea Lau will walk you through basic techniques of capturing the amazing urban and natural landscapes of St. Patrick’s Island. The class is FREE, but please bring your own supplies. Class is first-come first-served up to 15 participants. Every Tuesday in August & September, 6:00-7:30pm.

The Book Truck
Sep
28
11:00 am11:00

The Book Truck

Meet Calgary Public Library’s newest addition: The Book Truck! This “library on wheels” brings books, movies, and many library services to the community and gets people of all ages excited about reading and books. The Rise, 11 AM.

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library
Sep
28
10:30 am10:30

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library

Calgary Public Library brings endless imagination to the park with children’s stories every Wednesday. Stay after and spend some time exploring the island playground. The program is designed for ages 1-5 years, but siblings are always welcome! The Rise, 10:30 AM.

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library
Sep
21
10:30 am10:30

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library

Calgary Public Library brings endless imagination to the park with children’s stories every Wednesday. Stay after and spend some time exploring the island playground. The program is designed for ages 1-5 years, but siblings are always welcome! The Rise, 10:30 AM.

Sketching Class
Sep
20
6:00 pm18:00

Sketching Class

Local artist and educator Andrea Lau will walk you through basic techniques of capturing the amazing urban and natural landscapes of St. Patrick’s Island. The class is FREE, but please bring your own supplies. Class is first-come first-served up to 15 participants. Every Tuesday in August & September, 6:00-7:30pm.

The Book Truck
Sep
14
11:00 am11:00

The Book Truck

Meet Calgary Public Library’s newest addition: The Book Truck! This “library on wheels” brings books, movies, and many library services to the community and gets people of all ages excited about reading and books. The Rise, 11 AM.

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library
Sep
14
10:30 am10:30

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library

Calgary Public Library brings endless imagination to the park with children’s stories every Wednesday. Stay after and spend some time exploring the island playground. The program is designed for ages 1-5 years, but siblings are always welcome! The Rise, 10:30 AM.

Sketching Class
Sep
13
6:00 pm18:00

Sketching Class

Local artist and educator Andrea Lau will walk you through basic techniques of capturing the amazing urban and natural landscapes of St. Patrick’s Island. The class is FREE, but please bring your own supplies. Class is first-come first-served up to 15 participants. Every Tuesday in August & September, 6:00-7:30pm.

Board Game Night on SPI
Sep
12
5:30 pm17:30

Board Game Night on SPI

Spend your Monday evening battling it out for bragging rights. Connect over the classics (Monopoly, Scrabble and Yahtzee) or learn a new game from our local game gurus, Stay2Play. At Confluence Plaza, 5:30 to 8:30PM.

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library
Sep
7
10:30 am10:30

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library

Calgary Public Library brings endless imagination to the park with children’s stories every Wednesday. Stay after and spend some time exploring the island playground. The program is designed for ages 1-5 years, but siblings are always welcome! The Rise, 10:30 AM.

Sketching Class
Sep
6
6:00 pm18:00

Sketching Class

Local artist and educator Andrea Lau will walk you through basic techniques of capturing the amazing urban and natural landscapes of St. Patrick’s Island. The class is FREE, but please bring your own supplies. Class is first-come first-served up to 15 participants. Every Tuesday in August & September, 6:00-7:30pm.

Long Weekend Island Escape #3
Sep
5
12:00 pm12:00

Long Weekend Island Escape #3

We've got your long weekends covered! All without leaving the city. Bring the whole family down to St. Patrick's Island for a fun-filled island staycation. Get your beach boogie on with music from BassBus. Food trucks will have the beach snacks, and EAST Crew will be on site with classic summer games and activities. 12pm-4pm at Trout Beach.

Movies on the Rise: Pride Edition
Sep
1
8:30 pm20:30

Movies on the Rise: Pride Edition

Thursday, September 1st we're hosting a special Pride Edition of Movies on the Rise! A special outdoor screening of the cult classic film “Priscilla Queen of the Desert”. Laugh along as 2 drag queens and a transgender woman journey through the Australian Outback. Movie starts at 8:30pm.

The Book Truck
Aug
31
11:00 am11:00

The Book Truck

Meet Calgary Public Library’s newest addition: The Book Truck! This “library on wheels” brings books, movies, and many library services to the community and gets people of all ages excited about reading and books. The Rise, 11 AM.

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library
Aug
31
10:30 am10:30

Tot Storytime with Calgary Public Library

Calgary Public Library brings endless imagination to the park with children’s stories every Wednesday. Stay after and spend some time exploring the island playground. The program is designed for ages 1-5 years, but siblings are always welcome! The Rise, 10:30 AM.

Sketching Class
Aug
30
6:00 pm18:00

Sketching Class

Local artist and educator Andrea Lau will walk you through basic techniques of capturing the amazing urban and natural landscapes of St. Patrick’s Island. The class is FREE, but please bring your own supplies. Class is first-come first-served up to 15 participants. Every Tuesday in August & September, 6:00-7:30pm.

Board Game Night on SPI
Aug
29
5:30 pm17:30

Board Game Night on SPI

Spend your Monday evening battling it out for bragging rights. Connect over the classics (Monopoly, Scrabble and Yahtzee) or learn a new game from our local game gurus, Stay2Play. At Confluence Plaza at 5:30 to 8:30PM.

Outdoor Games Station
Aug
28
11:00 am11:00

Outdoor Games Station

A quick game of Bocce? Or ladder golf, perhaps? Track down EV’s EAST Crew, who will set-up on the island every Sunday to lend out activities and equipment for a perfect day at the park! First-come, first-served. Honour system applies. 11:00am – 5:00pm

Music on the Island
Aug
27
2:00 pm14:00

Music on the Island

Enjoy acoustic sets by a local musician every Saturday on the island. It's a great way to spend a summer afternoon on a beautiful urban island oasis! Specific location will vary week to week.

Movies on the Rise
Aug
25
8:45 pm20:45

Movies on the Rise

Experience outdoor cinema like never before at The Rise; our 9-metre high natural amphitheatre at the center of the island. We’ve curated an epic movie series including some selections for the whole family and others for a nostalgic adult night out. No chairs, please. Presenting: 'Top Gun' - Thursday, August 25, 8:45pm.