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18th Annual Calgary International Film Festival Starts Today!

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It's Here... Get Your Film Festival Tickets Today! Another year, another Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) is here - and it starts today! From September 20th to October 1st, 2017, you’ll have the opportunity to indulge in wide range of activities at various locations around Calgary - all for a very reasonable … [Read more...]

Why You Should Go to Calgary’s GlobalFest Fireworks Festival

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Why Take a Trip to Elliston Park for YYC’s GlobalFest? If a kaleidoscope of fireworks exploding overtop and reflecting off Elliston Park’s pond doesn’t do it for you, then I don’t know what will. Hey, fireworks don’t interest everybody and that’s totally okay! But if you do like fireworks, then GlobalFest is where it’s … [Read more...]

Best August Festivals in Calgary (2017)

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Top 5 Calgary Festivals Happening This August What are the best festivals to go to in Calgary in August? Here’s our list of the top five we recommend you go to this month. What are your favourite August festivals in Calgary? Let us and everyone else know below and we’ll add it to our next best in Calgary list. Calgary … [Read more...]

East Village Junction Wknd #2 – July 20th to 23rd

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This Weekend in EV: Yoga, Pop-up Library & More What is happening? There’s lots to look forward to this up and coming weekend in downtown Calgary with the East Village Junction Patio Weekend #2 happening from July 20th to the 23rd! East Village Junction – the neighbourhoods most vibrant lot – is a pop-up shopping / … [Read more...]

21 Things You Didn’t Know About the Calgary Stampede

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21 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Calgary Stampede Most of us who have been living in Calgary for at least a little while know to get out our cowboy boots, hat and some extra cash out from the bank when the Stampede comes around. While it is easy to get caught up in the fun festivities at the Calgary Stampede, … [Read more...]

Calgary Stampede: By the Numbers (31 Facts)

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31 Cool Numbered Facts Concerning the Calgary Stampede With more than a million visitors every year, the Calgary Stampede is not only one of the greatest outdoor shows on earth, but also one of the largest!! A lot of time and work goes into making this event happen every year to say the least. Here are some fun number-related … [Read more...]

Top 5 July Festivals in Calgary (2017)

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Best Calgary July Festivals (2017)  What are the best July festivals in Calgary? We’ve put together a quick-list of the top five we recommend you check out this month. Don’t miss them, or you’ll be missing out! Calgary Stampede When – July 7th – 16th, 2017 Where – Stampede Grounds Cost – Free to … [Read more...]

Best Classic Rides at the Calgary Stampede

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Top 10 Classic Rides at the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth! Whether you’re a reasonably tall youngin’ (most rides have height limits) or a fully-fledged adult looking for some adrenaline Stampede pumping rides, these ones below will leave a smile on your face from ear to ear! And the best part is that they have been around for … [Read more...]

Calgary Hidden Gems – Earth Gems Crystals & Minerals

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Calgary Hidden Gems – Earth Gems Crystals & Minerals Tucked away in an unsuspecting basement location on the Red Mile is Calgary’s one-stop-shop for crystals and minerals. Called Earth Gems, this Calgary hidden gem has everything your heart could wish for made from precious minerals found all around the world! I didn’t … [Read more...]

History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1928 vs. 2018

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History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1928 vs. 2018 Cenoptah Dedication for WWI Soldiers 1928 – A decade after the end of the First World War, thousands of Calgarians made plans to attend the unveiling and dedication of Memorial Park’s Cenotaph (now called Central Memorial Park). The public event was of religious, … [Read more...]