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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...]

PEELED® Calgary Cocktail Festival – Aug. 12th to 14th, 2017

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PEELED® Calgary Cocktail Festival – YYC's First! This is just what our city needs… a brand-new festival dedicated to supporting, promoting and growing Calgary’s not-so-boisterous cocktail scene! I mean, there are some good places to grab a cocktail in Calgary, but I find that the full extent of how many such places exist … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Best Calgary Parks – Edgemont Hill

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Edgemont Hill – Panoramic Views, Off-Leash Park Area If you frequently use Shaganappi Trail or John Laurier Boulevard to get to and from where you need to go, chances are that you’ve noticed the estate homes of Edgemont facing south and west off the elevated plateau inherent to the popular northwest community. I’ve always … [Read more...]

Top 5 June Festivals in Calgary (2017)

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Best Calgary June Festivals (2017) What are the best June festivals in Calgary? We’ve put together a list of the top five we absolutely recommend checking out this June of 2017. Don’t miss them, or you’ll be missing out! 4th Street Lilac Festival When – Sunday, June 4, 2017, 10:00am to 4:00pm Where – 4th … [Read more...]

Best Calgary Parks – Baker Park

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Baker Park - Riverside Activities, Landscaped Paths & Scenery Calgary is in no shortage of outdoor parks, especially along the Bow and Elbow Rivers where countless locals do their activities of choice no matter what time of the year it is. One of the best parks you'll see people out at rain, snow or shine is Baker Park. … [Read more...]