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20 Things to do in Calgary this May (2019)

20 Best Activities + Events in Calgary, May 2019 Are you on the hunt for some of the best things to do in Calgary this May? Our city comes alive during the spring and summer, as warmer weather lets everyone enjoy the outdoors to the fullest. With that in mind, here’s a list of some of the most popular activities and events … [Read more...]

3 Family-Friendly May Festivals in Calgary (2019)

Top 3 Family-Friendly May Festivals in Calgary The spring and summer months bring about exciting activities and events throughout our city, including many festivals geared towards children, adults and everyone in between. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been looking forward to getting out to a few more with family and friends … [Read more...]

Calgary Hidden Gems: Restaurants, Shops & Services

Calgary Hidden Gems: Shops, Services, Resto's... Every city has its own hidden gems – restaurants, pubs, shops, bookstores, etc. – that are tucked away from the beaten path of tourists and even some locals. Whether you're just visiting or have been living in YYC for a while, finding these places that are unknown to even … [Read more...]

20 Amazing Historical Pictures of Calgary, Alberta

20 Historical Photos of Calgary You'll Love! If you’ve been to Europe or Asia, chances are you’ve seen some structures that are hundreds, if not thousands of years old. In Calgary, the most historical buildings you’ll see were built in the early 1900s unless you head to Fort Calgary. Who was the founder of Fort Calgary? All of … [Read more...]

East Village’s NCL is More than Just a Library

New Central Library Now Open! Nov 1st, 2018 With the grand opening of the New Central Library in East Village today (Nov 1st, 2018), many are heading down to check out what it’s all about. Surely if you’re one of the people who has followed it throughout its phases of construction, you’re excited to see its unique … [Read more...]

21 Things You Didn’t Know About the Calgary Stampede

21 Things You Didn’t Know About the Stampede Most of us who have been living in Calgary for at least a little while know to get out our cowboy gear and some extra cash from bank when the Stampede comes around. The number of things to do in the city in early to mid July seem to multiply exponentially in just a few short … [Read more...]

History of Calgary: Who Was Guy Weadick?

Who Was Guy Weadick? A City Kid Turned Cowboy... Who created the Calgary Stampede? Did a bunch of cowboys way back when get together one day and decide to create what would become one of the greatest and most visited outdoor rodeos in the world? If you would call an American city kid turned ranching entrepreneur and a … [Read more...]

East Village Receives Multiple Mayor Urban Design Awards!

East Village Wins Multiple MUDA’s! Another Reason… The Mayor’s Urban Design Awards (MUDA) are a biennial event that recognize the contributions that architects, artists and designers have made to the overall livability of the City of Calgary. These are projects of exceptional quality and design in buildings, urban spaces and … [Read more...]

18th Annual Calgary International Film Festival Starts Today!

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

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...]