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Getting involved in events

Are you a business, community group or organization interested in getting involved with the City's signature festivals and community events? We would love to have you! A community approach to building events with our residents increases inclusion and diversity. It also builds strong, vibrant and resilient communities!

There are many benefits in getting involved, which brings value to your business, group or organization. Here are a few:

  • Connects to local community for networking and relationship-building.
  • Increases brand awareness with promotion and engagement.
  • Increases memberships, sales and/or registrations.
  • Reaches large audiences for exposure in a short timeframe.
  • Builds public image in community participation.  

Opportunities to get involved

Canada Day - July 1, 2023

  • Enter a float into the parade. Visit Airdrie Parades for information and details. 

airdrieFEST - September 9, 2023

  • Host a street activity. Buskers, entertainers, musicians, performers and more! Sign up to share your local talent in our community to perform or share your creativity. 
  • Get a booth. Booth spaces are available to showcase your business, group or organization by signing up to a space. Fees are applied. 

Homecoming Festival - October 14, 2023

  • Host a tailgate activity. Provide an activity at the main event and sign up with your details. 

Halloweeekend Airdrie - October 28 and 29, 2023

  • Hand out treats at Trick or Treat Downtown. In the heart of our downtown, our business community can sign up to participate in handing out treats on October 28th by signing up.
  • Host a Halloween event. Share information about your event at your location to add to the weekend. Sign up with details!

Festival of Lights Celebration - December 2 and 3, 2023

  • Host an activity Downtown. Take part in the festivities before the Santa Claus Parade and kick off the holiday season. Sign up your activity to the downtown schedule at 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. with details.
  • Host a Holiday event. Add your event at your location to our celebration weekend to share to the community. Sign up!
  • Enter a float into the parade. Visit Airdrie Parades for information and details. 
  • Enter your lit home. Be part of the holiday light tour by signing up with Airdrie Festival of Lights

Cabin Fever - February 17 - 19, 2024

  • Great Canadian Poutine Challenge! Are you a business interested to make the best poutine, most unique, etc.? Participate in the city-wide competition and sign up!
  • Host a winter activity at Cabin Fever. Interested to host a winter themed activity at the main Cabin Fever event on February 17th? Sign up!
  • Host a winter event. Host a winter or apres-ski cabin fever event at your location and sign up with details.

How to participate

You are only three steps away from participating in these events!


Submit an application

If you're interested in participating in signature festivals and community events in our community, please do so by filling out a simple application on this page.


Application review

Your form will be reviewed by Community Development within two (2) weeks.


Application Confirmation

Make sure to keep an eye out for an email from the Community Development team with your participation information and next steps. 

Submit an event participation application