From Way Out West Fest to Lilacfest, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.
1. Way Out West Fest
June 1st – June 3rd at various times
Embrace your West with this three-day festival. These events are inspired by our rich Western heritage – think of it as a great mash-up of the past and present. Learn the art of roping at Smithbilt Hats while you sip on some cold brews from Cold Garden, learn how to make a delectable cocktail creation at Eau Claire Distillery, enjoy an art auction and dinner at the Deane House and paint a cow skull at Cody & Sioux. Whatever your mood, they’ve got something for everyone to enjoy.
2. Steel Dreamz
June 2nd from 10am-2pm
Charlesglen Toyota, 7687 110 Ave NW
It’s time for the second annual Charlesglen Toyota Steel Dreamz Show ‘n’ Shine. Bring your date down for a day of fun. Entry is free and includes tunes from a live DJ and free snacks on site. Come check out the amazing vintage & restored vehicles, as well as the most tricked out rides in Calgary.
3. Market Collective x Best of Calgary: Jewelry Pop-Up
June 2nd from 11am-4pm
Plant, 1327 9 Ave SE
In celebration of being voted the ‘best place to find cool jewelry’ by Best of Calgary 2018, Market Collective will be hosting a special jewelry pop-up shop outside Plant on June 2nd. Come browse unique pieces from some incredible local jewelry makers and enjoy a talented artist line up. The event is free and all ages are welcome.
4. Customer Appreciation Summer Kick-Off Sale
June 3rd from 10am-3pm
Seca Surf & Marine, #106 620 46 Ave NE
Whether you’re a surf enthusiast or you’re searching for the perfect Father’s Day gift for Dad, Seca Surf & Marine has got you covered. On June 3rd, head down to their surf shop for their customer appreciation event and sale. With everything from sunshine, food, music to sweet deals, there’s something everyone will love. Taiko Taco will be there to participate in the festivities and they’ll even have a bouncy castle to entertain the kids so you can get your shop on.
5. The 4th Street Lilac Festival
June 3rd from 10am – 6pm
4 St SW
Lilacfest kicks off Calgary’s vibrant festival season. Shake off the winter blues, get off your couches and bring your date to 4th Street. There will be live entertainment from over 30 performers, 500+ amazing local vendors and quality entertainment to keep you entertained all day long.