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Participating in events

Are you a business, community group or organization interested in getting involved with the City's 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 time frame.
  • Builds public image in community participation.  

Opportunities to get involved

Canada Day - July 1, 2024

  • Enter a float into the parade. Visit Airdrie Parades for information and details.
  • Host an activity or booth at Culturefest. Airdrie's new multicultural festival.

 Music on Main - July 20 and August 17, 2024

  • Sign up to be a busker.

 airdrieFEST - September 7, 2024

  • 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.
  • Join the airdrieFEST Event Committee.

 Homecoming Festival - October 5, 2024

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

Halloweeekend Airdrie - October 26 - 27, 2024

  • 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 26, by signing up.
  • Host a Halloween event. Share information about your event at your location to add to the weekend. Sign up with details!

Light Up Airdrie - December 6 - 8, 2024

  • 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.

Cabin Fever - February 14 - 17, 2025

  • Host an activity or booth at main event.
  • Be a location with an activity at Cocoa Fever Downtown. 
  • Host a winter event. Add your event at your location to our celebration weekend to share to the community. Sign up!
  • Join the Cabin Fever Event Committee.

How to participate

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

1

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.

2

Application review

Your form will be reviewed by Event Services within two (2) weeks.

3

Application Confirmation

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

Submit an event participation application