calgary events and things to do

CALGARY EVENTS & THINGS TO DO

calgary events and things to do

EVENTS

 

FEB 1 - 28, 2019

Delicious signature hot chocolates are created and sold across Calgary for the month of February, with proceeds from each drink supporting Calgary Meals on Wheels. $1 from each hot chocolate, and $2 from each spirited hot chocolate sold benefits Calgary Meals on Wheel's Home Meal Delivery Program, serving over 700 Calgarians each day. Enjoy some hot chocolate during the month of February and feel good about it!

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FEB 22 & 23, 2019

Winefest invites you to indulge among hundreds of wines in all styles and flavours. One ticket includes a sampling of wines and hors d'oeuvres and a keepsake wine glass! Sample from red, white, port, sparkling, and dessert wines from the world's most celebrated wine regions while wine experts share their knowledge and tasting tips. Pair these sips with a sweet and savoury selection of hors d'oeuvres and nibbles. This is an 18+ event, be sure to bring a government issued ID.

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APR 12 - 20, 2019

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Poutine Week is the 7 days of the year you can eat poutine GUILT FREE! Why? Every poutine sold during Poutine Week in any of the participating restaurants provides a free meal to someone in need thanks to their partner, local non-profit Mealshare

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calgary events and things to do

THINGS TO DO

 
calgary boxcar board game cafe

1215 1st Street SW, Calgary, AB
Ph: 403.383.0000


Boxcar is one of Calgary's first board game cafes. They carry over 350 board games at this cafe with a great selection of snacks, sandwiches, and drinks to enjoy while playing board games. A great place to hang out with the family, friends, and even your significant other.

Visit their website for more details.

calgary buttermilk fine waffles

330 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Ph: 403.287.9094


Throughout the summer months, Buttermilk hosts a classic movie night at 8pm every Monday. There is no cover fee for this event, that gives you more to spend on waffles!

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calgary crossroads farmers market

1235 26th Ave SE, Calgary, AB
Ph: 403.291.5208


Crossroads Market is where farm-fresh and tasty treats meet novelties and unique finds. Since 1987, Crossroads Market has been providing a family-friendly market experience to Calgarians. The market is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Visit their website for more details.

calgary hexagon board game cafe

200 1140 Kensington Road NW, Calgary, AB
Ph: 403.209.2881


Hexagon has the largest library in Calgary, including classics, party games, Euro games, card games, and adventure games. They're always updating their library so you don't have to worry about always playing the same games. Enjoy a few snacks with a coffee, tea, beer, or even wine, while playing some games with friends.

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calgary ollia macarons and tea

810C 16th Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Ph: 403.457.9775


Want to learn how to make macarons? Sign up for a macaron baking class at Ollia Macarons & Tea! For a 2 to 2.5 hour evening at their store, you will learn about the history of macaron, how to properly macaronage, tips & tricks for getting the perfect shell, flavour creation, and troubleshooting. You will sample macarons anad have tea from their own line of premium organic loose leaf teas. At the end of the class, you will have a box of your own macarons to take home (approx. 30). Ollia supplies all materials and equipment needed.

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calgary paint nite

Paint Nite invites you to break away from your typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation. Guests spend two hours creating a one-of-a-kind painting and laughing with friends at a popular local bar.

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calgary regal cat cafe

Calgary's first Cat Cafe is located in the heart of Kensington. Regal Cat Cafe has partnered with MEOW Foundation to house around ten adoptable cats in their kitty kingdom, a separate room from their cafe for you to relax, cuddle, and play with the resident kitties.

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calgary tubby dog

1022 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Ph: 403.244.0694

Tubby dog has been featured on The Food Networks, “You gotta Eat Here!”. Not only will you find their signature hot dogs with surprising toppings, you will also find a lineup of old-school stand-up arcade games, including Frogger, Asteroids and Space Invaders. Be sure to play a few games while you're there!

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