Lilac Festival (Calgary)
Crowded street during the 2004 Lilac Festival
|Location(s)||Beltline and Mission in Calgary|
|Patron(s)||4th Street BRZ|
Lilac festival is an annual street festival held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It started as a small neighborhood celebration in 1989 by the Cliff Bungalow /Mission Community Association and the 4th Street Business Revitalization Zone and has grown to entertain over 80,000 people on the last Sunday in May. The lilac (Syringa) flowers are often blooming throughout the area at this time.
The festival takes place along the 13 blocks of 4th Street (between 13th Avenue South and Elbow Drive) in the Beltline and Mission neighborhoods. It lasts for one day and features entertainment stages with street dancing, as well as craft, food, entertainment, electronics, and other business stalls stalls.
- 2007 - the festival was held on May 27.
- Festivals in Alberta
- Lilac Festival (Mackinac Island)
- Lilac Festival (New York)
- List of festivals in Calgary