Festival season is in full swing and you need to take advantage of it before it comes to a screeching halt. There are tons of things to do in Calgary this weekend and we don’t want you to miss any of them. The festivities include a whole lot of music, culture, food, and fun.\nThis weekend will be one for the books if you're a fan of country music, theatre, Chinese food, Latino culture, or all of the above. We've got all that and more for you below.\nGet those day planners out, you’re going to want to hit these festivals and events this weekend, YYC!\nCountry Thunder Alberta\nPrice: Weekend: $179.00, Single day: $75. VIP tickets available.\nAddress: Prairie Winds Park\nWhen: August 13 - 16\nWhy you need to go: This energetic country music festival has been kickin’ for 23 years and for good reason. Talent includes Jake Owen, Jason Aldean, Terri Clark, and so much more. This year’s lineup is simply can’t-miss. Join thousands of other country lovers for a boot stompin’, beer drinkin’ good time. Hurry, they’ve only got 1000 single day tickets left and they are selling fast.\nView this post on Instagram Take me back to Country Thunder 🤠 Already thinking about 2020?! Public on sale for Sask & Wisconsin is tomorrow morning at 11 AM CST🙌🏻 Limited space available! A post shared by Country Thunder Music Festival (@countrythunder) on Jul 31, 2019 at 2:40pm PDT\nWebsite\nCarifest\nPrice: Free events & ticketed events, see website\nAddress: Shaw Millenium Park\nWhen: August 16 & 17\nWhy you need to go: Carifest is Calgary’s own Caribbean music and cuisine festival. Bands will come together from around Canada to enchant you with the sounds of steel drums, maracas, guitar and more. There will also be a parade on Saturday with hundreds of masqueraders dancing to Caribbean Music down Stephen Ave. to Millennium Park. Get ready to eat and dance your heart out.\nPosted by Carifest Calgary on Monday, August 12, 2019\nWebsite\nExpo Latino\nPrice: Weekend pass: $40 - Day pass: $29\nAddress: Prince’s Island Park\nWhen: August 16 - 18\nWhy you need to go: We hope you’re fired up for Western Canada’s largest Latin festival held in Calgary every summer. Expect food trucks, food vendors, a beer garden, artisans, corporate vendors, and so much music. This year’s festival is uniting with the International Salsa Festival so if you like salsa music and dancing, you’re in for a real treat.\nView this post on Instagram The crowd at Expo Latino last year when @amgsinvisibles were performing! 🎤 A post shared by Expo Latino Festival🔥 (@expolatino) on Jul 17, 2019 at 6:19pm PDT\nWebsite\nChinatown Street Festival - Experience The Silk Road\nPrice: FreeAddress: 3 Avenue Southeast, Calgary\nWhen: August 17, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.\nWhy you need to go: The perfect event for family fun, this annual exhibition aims to celebrate Asian culture and Chinatown heritage every year. A memorable cultural experience that welcomes over 30,000 visitors each year. Eat, play, shop. You’re going to love this.\n#CalgaryChinatown #yycnow #CanadaDayPosted by Calgary Chinatown on Monday, July 1, 2019\nWebsite\nHoneyFest 2019\nPrice: $25\nAddress: 1020 2 Ave NW, Calgary\nWhen: August 17, 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.\nWhy you need to go: HoneyFest by Canada’s newest indie label, Electric Honey Records is a one-day music festival in the lively Kensington neighbourhood of Calgary. You’ll enjoy eight live bands, beer gardens, and food trucks from late afternoon onwards. Some of the proceeds from this weekend’s event will go to bee rehabilitation in Canada.\nPosted by Electric Honey on Tuesday, July 9, 2019\nWebsite\nCirque du Soleil Luzia\nPrice: $79+\nAddress: Stampede Park\nWhen: August 17, 4:30 & 8:00 p.m., August 18, 1:30 p.m.\nWhy you need to go: Inspired by the richness and vibrant nature of Mexican culture, this Cirque performance can’t be missed. If you’ve had the pleasure of seeing Cirque du Soleil before, you probably want to go back. If you haven’t, you simply must. Here’s your chance, Calgary!\nView this post on Instagram ❤️🎪 #luziacirquedusoleil #coldsplit #contortion #intermediateadvanced #student #sunshine #squint #quickshot #iphone #cirquedusoleil A post shared by 🦢S⛲️VII🕊 (@aureliusangel) on Jul 20, 2019 at 7:50pm PDT\nWebsite\nShakespeare By The Bow Final Weekend\nPrice: By donation\nAddress: Price’s Island Park\nWhen: August 16 & 17, 7:00 p.m., August 18, 2:00 p.m.\nWhy you need to go: Shakespeare By The Bow is presenting one of Shakespeare’s finest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This fun and impressive performance features local actors of all ages and is a great way to enjoy an evening or afternoon while supporting local arts. This weekend is your last chance for the year!\nView this post on Instagram Beautiful evening for Shakespeare in the Park!#shakesperebythebow A post shared by Laura Smilski (@laurasmilski) on Jul 16, 2014 at 6:58pm PDT\nWebsite\nThere you have it, seven things to keep you busy and living your best life this weekend in Calgary. Though picking will be impossible, some serious good times are guaranteed.