WHAT'S UP THIS WEEK IN YYC | SEPTEMBER 14 – SEPTEMBER 20

- TUESDAY 15 -

50 Days YYC – September 15-October 4
50 Days YYC is Calgary’s newest and longest local music festival. Check out a different artist at a different venue every day, for 50 days straight. Some shows are ticketed and some shows are free, so check out the link for full festival details and support Calgary’s amazing pool of musical talent. We’re stoked for 50 days of perfect date options.

- WEDNESDAY 16 -

Beakerhead @ Various Downtown locations – September 16-September 20
Calgary, are you ready for the third annual Beakerhead festival? Brace yourselves for one of the most eclectic spectacles of art, science, and engineering from September 16-20.

- THURSDAY 17 -

lluminasia Festival @ The Calgary Zoo – September 17-November 1
Amazing Date Alert - The Illuminasia festival is an incredible light show that will be happening at the Calgary Zoo from Today-November 1. The beautiful, animal lanterns will we displayed in three different shows – Experience China (September 17-27), Experience Japan (October 1-11), and Experience India (October 15-25). Save money by purchasing tickets for all three magical date nights.

- FRIDAY 18 -

Beakerhead @ Various Downtown locations – September 16-September 20
Calgary, are you ready for the third annual Beakerhead festival? Brace yourselves for one of the most eclectic spectacles of art, science, and engineering from September 16-20.

50 Days YYC – September 15-October 4
50 Days YYC is Calgary’s newest and longest local music festival. Check out a different artist at a different venue every day, for 50 days straight. Some shows are ticketed and some shows are free, so check out the link for full festival details and support Calgary’s amazing pool of musical talent. We’re stoked for 50 days of perfect date options.

lluminasia Festival @ The Calgary Zoo – September 17-November 1
Amazing Date Alert - The Illuminasia festival is an incredible light show that will be happening at the Calgary Zoo from Today-November 1. The beautiful, animal lanterns will we displayed in three different shows – Experience China (September 17-27), Experience Japan (October 1-11), and Experience India (October 15-25). Save money by purchasing tickets for all three magical date nights.

- SATURDAY 19 -

Beer 101 – Girls Only
This Sunday, we’ll be hosting Beer 101 at The Pig & Duke on 4th – And this one is just for the Ladies. Come Hang out from 4-5pm for some beer, snacks, and casual beer education.

50 Days YYC – September 15-October 4
50 Days YYC is Calgary’s newest and longest local music festival. Check out a different artist at a different venue every day, for 50 days straight. Some shows are ticketed and some shows are free, so check out the link for full festival details and support Calgary’s amazing pool of musical talent. We’re stoked for 50 days of perfect date options.

Beakerhead @ Various Downtown locations – September 16-September 20
Calgary, are you ready for the third annual Beakerhead festival? Brace yourselves for one of the most eclectic spectacles of art, science, and engineering from September 16-20.

lluminasia Festival @ The Calgary Zoo – September 17-November 1
Amazing Date Alert - The Illuminasia festival is an incredible light show that will be happening at the Calgary Zoo from Today-November 1. The beautiful, animal lanterns will we displayed in three different shows – Experience China (September 17-27), Experience Japan (October 1-11), and Experience India (October 15-25). Save money by purchasing tickets for all three magical date nights.

- SUNDAY 20 -

50 Days YYC – September 15-October 4
50 Days YYC is Calgary’s newest and longest local music festival. Check out a different artist at a different venue every day, for 50 days straight. Some shows are ticketed and some shows are free, so check out the link for full festival details and support Calgary’s amazing pool of musical talent. We’re stoked for 50 days of perfect date options.

Beakerhead @ Various Downtown locations – September 16-September 20
Calgary, are you ready for the third annual Beakerhead festival? Brace yourselves for one of the most eclectic spectacles of art, science, and engineering from September 16-20.

lluminasia Festival @ The Calgary Zoo – September 17-November 1
Amazing Date Alert - The Illuminasia festival is an incredible light show that will be happening at the Calgary Zoo from Today-November 1. The beautiful, animal lanterns will we displayed in three different shows – Experience China (September 17-27), Experience Japan (October 1-11), and Experience India (October 15-25). Save money by purchasing tickets for all three magical date nights.

WHAT'S UP THIS WEEK IN YYC | SEPTEMBER 7 – SEPTEMBER 13

- MONDAY 7 -

All You Can Eat Snow Crab Mondays @ Midtown Kitchen & Bar
Midtown is already a great spot any day of the week – Add All You Can Eat Snow Crab and you’ve got a cure for that dreaded case of the Mondays.

- TUESDAY 8 -

Tuesdays @ Modern Steak
Tuesday is a great night for a date. Take bae to Modern Steak for an incredible $98 three-course meal for two. You’ll share a market lettuce salad, a 32oz porterhouse, and vanilla bean Gelato.

- WEDNESDAY 9 -

Live Comedy @ The Oak Tree Tavern
Live comedy is always a good choice. Check out The Oak Tree Tavern for live comedy every Wednesday at 8pm.

- THURSDAY 10 -

Adults Only Night @ Telus Spark
Looking for a playful date idea? Telus Spark’s Adults Only Night happens the second Thursday of every month – And today’s the day. This month’s theme is Hack It – And everyone loves a good life hack. Complete with a licensed bar, music, and astronaut ice cream, this is pretty much the best Thursday of every month.

- FRIDAY 11 -

Inglewood Night Market
Tonight is the last edition of the Inglewood Night Market for the summer. Check out 10th Street at 9th Avenue SE at 6pm-11pm for street food, arts & crafts, farm fresh produce, and music.

- SATURDAY 12 -

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Circle the Wagons – The Traveling Food, Beer, & Music Carnival
If you don’t already have tickets to this, pick some up now before they sell out. The second annual Circle the Wagons event has your Saturday covered from 11am-11pm. This traveling carnival of local food, beer, music, art, and performers is brought to you by BassBus, YYCFoodTrucks, and Village Brewery – So you know it’s a guaranteed great time. Check out the link for full details, including an interactive map of the event.

Gate to Plate Adult Cooking Class: Fish Tacos @ Calgary Farmers’ Market
Learn something new at a Farmers’ Market cooking class this Saturday – On the menu, Fish Tacos. Sounds like the perfect date idea to us. Sign up yourself and your date through the link.

- SUNDAY 13 -

Halfy Hour @ Anejo
Did you know that Anejo Halfy hour is seven days a week? You won’t even have to skip out of work early today to make it for half price tequila & tacos, and $5 margaritas & beers from 3pm-5pm. Chili coconut margaritas are the new Sunday mimosa.





WHAT'S UP THIS WEEK IN YYC | AUGUST 31 – SEPTEMBER 6

 - MONDAY 31 -

Half Price Pizza Happy Hour @ Cibo
Mill Street is $4 all day today at Cibo, and they’re serving up half-price Za from 3-6pm.

- TUESDAY 1 -

All-You-Can-Eat tacos @ Salt & Pepper
It may be September, but that does not mean patio season is over. You can’t beat an all-you-can-eat taco Tuesday in a perfectly Mexican restaurant with a fantastic patio – And that is exactly what Salt & Pepper has to offer. It feels like a taco and margarita night to us.  

- WEDNESDAY 2 -

7th Annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival @ National on 8th
May the fastest shucker win – At the shucking competition featuring Calgary’s top Oyster Chef’s including Catch, Raw Bar, and National.  Doors open at 3:00pm, and the competition starts at 5:30pm. Advance tickets are available for $100 – which includes 4 people, guaranteed VIP seating, a tray of oysters, and 1 Big Rock pint or Ardbeg cocktail per guest. Door tickets will be available @ $10 per person.

- THURSDAY 3 -

Halfy Hour @ WURST
We say the weekend starts today – Kick it off right with halfy hour from 3pm-5pm at Wurst– Happy long weekend indeed.

- FRIDAY 4 -

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Mad Decent Block Party @ Shaw Millennium Park
Start the long weekend off right at Mad Decent Block Party 2015. With names like Major Lazer, and our hometown favorites, Smalltown DJ’s, this is a guaranteed good time.

- SATURDAY 5 -

X Fest – September 5-6
Don’t leave town for the long weekend because X Fest is happening right here in Calgary this Saturday and Sunday. Check out the official site for all the info, or get the app to plan your show schedule and share your weekend on social.

One Love Music Festival
Check out Western Canada’s Largest Hip Hop Music Festival this Saturday at Shaw Millennium Park. General and VIP admission are available through the official site. Follow and tag the shows @oneloveyyc.

- SUNDAY 6 -

X Fest – September 5-6
Don’t leave town for the long weekend because X Fest is happening right here in Calgary this Saturday and Sunday. Check out the official site for all the info, or get the app to plan your show schedule and share your weekend on social.

Maui Brewing Labour Day Weekend Party @ National on 10th
Long weekend Sunday, Maui Brewing beer, Soul Food Sunday pig roast, and free bowling all day – Um, Sold. This is an all-day party with the DJ spinning at 7pm. Contact info@ntnl10.ca to reserve your spot.





WHAT’S UP THIS WEEK IN YYC | AUGUST 24 – AUGUST 30

- MONDAY 24 -

City Crush Outdoor Bootcamp – Butts n’ Guns
Get your Monday Crush on. It’s time to make up for the weekend’s choices. Meet at 6:15 pm in Marda Loop Kiwanis Park.

- TUESDAY 25 -

Run Club
Don’t have a running budy? That’s no excuse. Meet the new homies at the east village on Tuesdays at 6:30pm.

- WEDNESDAY 26 -

Deerfoot City Drive-In Movie Series Finale – Grease (Viewer’s choice)
The votes are in and the final drive-in movie for the summer is, Grease. This one never goes out of style, so head over to Deerfoot mall for one last night of treats, nostalgia, and steamed up windows. The show starts at sundown.

- THURSDAY 27 -

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Calgary Pride
Calgary Pride events start today - Check out the link for a full schedule.

- FRIDAY 28 -

Expo Latino Aug 28, 29, 30
Expo Latino is happening in Prince’s Island Park this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. You won’t be able to resist the sounds of this festival, so head on over to the park and get into it all weekend long.

- SATURDAY 29 -

Paws in the Park
This event is a pet lover’s dream - There will be AARCS adoptable pets & grooming, pet vendors, a photo booth, food trucks, pets in costumes, and so much more. It will all be in support of the Alberta Rescue Crew Society – AARCS – and it runs from 11am-3pm in River Park.

Expo Latino Aug 28, 29, 30
Expo Latino is happening in Prince’s Island Park this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. You won’t be able to resist the sounds of this festival, so head on over to the park and get into it all weekend long.

- SUNDAY 30 -

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Float to End Cancer
If you haven’t floated down the Bow yet this summer, now’s your chance. The float is in support of the Kid’s Cancer Care Foundation, so this is the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon. The day starts at Bowness Park 12-5pm.

Expo Latino Aug 28, 29, 30
Expo Latino is happening in Prince’s Island Park this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. You won’t be able to resist the sounds of this festival, so head on over to the park and get into it all weekend long.

WHAT’S UP THIS WEEK IN YYC | AUGUST 17 – AUGUST 23

- MONDAY 17 -

Plank Mondays @ Cleaver
Order up the plank at Cleaver on Mondays and feast on its gourmet fixings like rotisserie chicken, steak, fries, salad, and more – And then roll the dice. If lady luck is on your side, you’ll roll evens and enjoy your plank on the house. If not - better luck next time. 

- TUESDAY 18 -

Secret Cinema: Summer 2015
Secret Cinema is held in a cozy courtyard at sundown, and features a specially curated film that will be disclosed when you arrive – Sometimes the evening even features a surprise musical guest.

- WEDNESDAY 19 -

Deerfoot Mall Drive-in Movie Series – Night 4: ET
Drive-In movies are a quintessential summer experience, and Deerfoot Mall is bringing the experience back for five nights this summer. Wednesday’s feature is ET, so you’ll want to get some snacks and get there early – Because who doesn’t love ET? The gates open at 5pm and the show starts at sundown.

- THURSDAY 20 -

Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival
Fireworks are just about as romantic as it gets. Take in some fireworks this Thursday and Saturday as part of GlobalFest.

GlobalFest Night Market – August 20, 22, 25,27,29
Take in the atmosphere of the night market for five nights this year at GlobalFest.

 - FRIDAY 21 -

Captain’s Cruises Calgary
Step aboard the S.S. Moyie Paddlewheeler for a scenic cruise this Friday on the Glenmore Reservoir. You’ll be treated to hors d’oeuvres, live jazz music, and complimentary sparkling wine. The ship sails at 6:30 – Sounds lovely to us.   

 - SATURDAY 22 -

Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival
Fireworks are just about as romantic as it gets. Take in some fireworks this Thursday and Saturday as part of GlobalFest. 

Calgary Dragonboat Festival - August 22-23
The Calgary Dragonboat Festival is happening this Saturday and Sunday and the event features all of our favorite things – Food trucks, live bands, beer gardens, entertainment, and free admission. This one is a fun, cultural experience that is not to be missed.

GlobalFest Night Market – August 20, 22, 25,27,29
Take in the atmosphere of the night market for five nights this year at GlobalFest.

- SUNDAY 23 -

Calgary Dragonboat Festival - August 22-23
The Calgary Dragonboat Festival is happening this Saturday and Sunday and the event features all of our favorite things – Food trucks, live bands, beer gardens, entertainment, and free admission. This one is a fun, cultural experience that is not to be missed. 

 

 

WHAT’S UP THIS WEEK IN YYC | AUGUST 10 – AUGUST 16

- MONDAY 10 -

Shakespeare By The Bow
Escape to Prince’s Island Park this August for a little Shakespeare by the Bow. This is the perfect setting for a date of any kind. Performances are all pay-what-you-will – No ticket required – which makes this an easy addition to your summer calendar. Whether or not you loved Shakespeare in high school, this event does not disappoint. Prince’s Island Park, supporting local arts, and an ideal addition to any summer date – This one is a no brainer.

- TUESDAY 11 -

THE OUTSIDERS - Run With The Homies
It's time to run, Outsiders! Come out for a social n' Sweaty run. It's Free. It's Fun. It's a Run. All abilities welcome. 5km to 8 km distances (they like to surprise you). | THE OUTSIDERS presented by @thesweatstyle x @eastvillage | TUESDAYS 6:30pm. Meet at the Simmons Building on the East Village river front. [Follow @thesweatstyle for more details]

- WEDNESDAY 12 -

Deerfoot City Drive-In Movie Series – Night 3: Finding Nemo
Drive-In movies are a quintessential summer experience, and Deerfoot Mall is bringing the experience back for five nights this summer. Wednesday’s feature is Finding Nemo, so you’ll want to get some snacks and get there early – Because who doesn’t love nemo? The gates open at 5pm and the show starts at sundown.

Mumford & Sons @ The Saddledome
Missed these guys at the festivals this summer? No worries - Mumford & Sons will be at the Saddledome this Wednesday showing us how it’s done. We’ve got their latest album, Wilder Mind, on repeat – See you there.  

- THURSDAY 13  -

Adults Only Night at Telus Spark 
Adult Only Night is your opportunity to have fun like a kid at the Science Centre – With a licensed bar service all night long. With so many activities and interactive learning stations, this is the ideal playful first date. This week’s theme is, It Came From Outer Space, and doors open at 6pm. 

Taste of Calgary – August 13-August16
What’s better than a summer festival of sampling Calgary’s best food and drinks? Visist Eau Clair for the Tast of Calgary festival all weekend and discover Calgary’s unique restaurants and beverage companies.

Reggaefest – August 13-August 15
It’s that time again – Reggaefest is back in YYC for three days. Check out the schedule for show times and artists, and take in the whole experience – The food, the sounds, and the atmosphere. This one is a guaranteed feel good time. 

- FRIDAY 14 -

Inglewood Night Market 
If Inglewood is not your regular hood, you should definitely check it out. The Inglewood Night Market is on this Friday From 6pm-11pm – Which will feature live music, an expanded market, street food, arts & crafts, and farm fresh produce. Check it out on 10th street at 9th Ave SE.

Taste of Calgary – August 13-August16
What’s better than a summer festival of sampling Calgary’s best food and drinks? Visist Eau Clair for the Tast of Calgary festival all weekend and discover Calgary’s unique restaurants and beverage companies.

Reggaefest – August 13-August 15
It’s that time again – Reggaefest is back in YYC for three days. Check out the schedule for show times and artists, and take in the whole experience – The food, the sounds, and the atmosphere. This one is a guaranteed feel good time. 


- SATURDAY 15 -

Taste of Calgary – August 13-August16
What’s better than a summer festival of sampling Calgary’s best food and drinks? Visist Eau Clair for the Tast of Calgary festival all weekend and discover Calgary’s unique restaurants and beverage companies.

Reggaefest – August 13-August 15
It’s that time again – Reggaefest is back in YYC for three days. Check out the schedule for show times and artists, and take in the whole experience – The food, the sounds, and the atmosphere. This one is a guaranteed feel good time.  

- SUNDAY 16 -

Taste of Calgary – August 13-August16
What’s better than a summer festival of sampling Calgary’s best food and drinks? Visist Eau Clair for the Tast of Calgary festival all weekend and discover Calgary’s unique restaurants and beverage companies.