September 14 – 17, 2023

Programming

Jadé

Jadé

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 4pm-530pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Jaybee Design

Jaybee Design

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 12pm-8pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Jon Delerious

Jon Delerious

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 530pm-7pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Kali Yuga and The Genesa Project

Kali Yuga and The Genesa Project

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 1045pm-12am

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Kitty Knits

Kitty Knits

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 12pm-8pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Knot Your Expectations

Knot Your Expectations

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-7pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

L.A.V. Planet

L.A.V. Planet

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 12pm-8pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Le Cirque de la Nuit

Le Cirque de la Nuit

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 7pm-12am
Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-7pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 1pm-6pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Leaf it to Us

Leaf it to Us

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 12pm-8pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Lipgloss & Lollipops

Lipgloss & Lollipops

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 12pm-5pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 12pm-5pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Madame Premier

Madame Premier

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 12pm-8pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Maker Multiplex & Zetta

Maker Multiplex & Zetta

When

Friday, Sept 15, 2023 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16, 2023 | 11am-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17, 2023 | 11am-5pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Mapping the OctoOdyssey

Mapping the OctoOdyssey

When

Thursday, Sept 14 | 12pm-5pm
Friday, Sept 15 | 11am-10pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-5pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Meghan MacWhirter

Meghan MacWhirter

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 12pm-8pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Mirror Man

Mirror Man

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-7pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Molecular Theory

Molecular Theory

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 1pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 330pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Moon Gate by Wanru Kemp

Moon Gate by Wanru Kemp

When

Thursday, Sept 14 | 12pm-7pm
Friday, Sept 15 | 12pm-10pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-5pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Morphing Magic

Morphing Magic

When

Saturday, Sept 16  | 11am-7pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Nibbles

Nibbles

When

Sept 14-17

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Parasite Pandemonium

Parasite Pandemonium

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-7pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

PILLOW TALK: BEAKERHEAD EDITION

PILLOW TALK: BEAKERHEAD EDITION

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 7pm-12am

Where

The catch? You have to find us... FREE RSVP on Showpass to receive the coordinates to the stage.

Pixels & Playlists: A Digital Extravaganza of Art and Music

Pixels & Playlists: A Digital Extravaganza of Art and Music

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 830pm-930pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Plant Metal

Plant Metal

When

Thursday, Sept 14 | 12pm-7pm
Friday, Sept 15 | 12pm-10pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-5pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Quirky Works Poetry

Quirky Works Poetry

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 7pm-9pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Revolutionary Realities

Revolutionary Realities

When

Thursday, Sept 14 | 12pm-5pm
Friday, Sept 15 | 12pm-10pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-5pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Robo-Mask Studio

Robo-Mask Studio

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Robot Pow-Wow

Robot Pow-Wow

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-10pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Roots/Routes

Roots/Routes

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 12pm-8pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

S.W.I.T.CH Speaks

S.W.I.T.CH Speaks

When

Saturday, Sept 16  | 7pm-9pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Sacred Teachings

Sacred Teachings

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-7pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-5pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Science in the Cinema

Science in the Cinema

When

Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-2pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Serotonin Station

Serotonin Station

When

Sept 14-17, 2023

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Sharing the Gifts

Sharing the Gifts

When

Sunday, Sept 17 | 230pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Sinners2Saints

Sinners2Saints

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 12pm-8pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Skate Jam

Skate Jam

When

Sunday, Sept 17 | 4pm-6pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Skate School

Skate School

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 3pm-5pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 1pm-3pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Skate Sessions: Women & Non-Binary

Skate Sessions: Women & Non-Binary

When

Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-1pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Speakerhead

Speakerhead

When

Sept 15-17, 2023

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Spiffy Space

Spiffy Space

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 12pm-8pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Starburst

Starburst

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-12am
Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-12am
Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-11pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Strands Above the Rest

Strands Above the Rest

When

Thursday, Sept 14 | 12pm-7pm
Friday, Sept 15 | 12pm-10pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-5pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Telekinetic Tapestries

Telekinetic Tapestries

When

Friday, Sept 15, 2023 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday Sept 16, 2023 | 11am-7pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

The Alien Talk Show

The Alien Talk Show

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 5pm - 630pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

The Evolutionary Frontier with Jay Ingram

The Evolutionary Frontier with Jay Ingram

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 6pm-730pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

The Lonely Printer

The Lonely Printer

When

Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 2pm-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 12pm-8pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

The Pyroneer

The Pyroneer

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 7pm-12am

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Thunder (Ksiistsikom)

Thunder (Ksiistsikom)

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-7pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-5pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Thunder Clash Classic

Thunder Clash Classic

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 230pm-4pm

Where

Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Trevor Galore

Trevor Galore

When

Saturday, Sept 16 | 7pm-815pm

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Turbo Picnic

Turbo Picnic

When

Sat, Sept 16 | 11am - 12am

Where

Millennium Park
1220 9 Ave SW
Calgary, AB

Beakerhead 2019 - by Megan Hein

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lives here

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Creativity is just connecting things - Steve Jobs

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Map

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Schedule

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Collaborate

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Supporters

Learn about Beakerhead's supporters, sponsors, and community partners.

Volunteers

Join one of Calgary's coolest volunteer crews.

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An engineering challenge for youth, ages 14-21.

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