From the Calgary Tattoo and Arts Festival to an Autumn Pumpkin Festival, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.
1. Calgary Tattoo and Arts Festival
October 12th-14th at Various Times
BMO Center, Hall A/B/C, Stampede Park, 20 Roundup Way SW
Whether you’re getting your first tattoo (or your fifth), The Calgary Tattoo & Arts Festival has something for you. This three day festival will see over 450 tattoo artists, unique retail exhibits and celebrity appearances from TV Shows like Ink Master. Be sure to swing by the Tattoo Contest to witness some wicked tattoos being shown off.
2. DIY Succulent Terrarium Workshop
October 13th from 930am-1130am
Plant, 1327 9 Ave SE
Spend your Saturday morning finding some harmony at Plant. They’ll be guiding you through a DIY terrarium-making workshop where you’ll learn the tips and tricks to create your very own terrarium masterpiece. Leave with one to take home and spruce up your space. All supplies are included and coffee/tea and cookies are provided.
3. Marda Loop Brewing Grand Opening
Marda Loop Brewing, 3523 18 St SW, Calgary, AB
Calling all beer aficionados: On October 13th, come celebrate the grand opening of Marda Loop Brewing. This local brewery brings quality craft beer and a casual atmosphere to one of your fave YYC ‘hoods. Come spend the day with tasty beer, YYC Food Trucks on-site and other surprises in store. There will also be face-painting on site for this family-friendly party.
4. Vino Value
October 13th from 7pm-9pm
J. Webb Market Wines, 520 77 Ave SE
One of your favourite fall tastings on a budget is back! This Saturday, sample 39 wines under $39 for $39. Come sample some of the best wines for your money and enjoy delicious wine pairings from the Calgary Farmers’ Market. You won’t want to miss it.
5. Autumn Pumpkin Festival
October 14th from 10am-5pm
Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm, 284022 Township Rd 224, Rocky View County, AB
Hang out at the Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm for their Autumn Pumpkin Festival this weekend. Bring your bae to enjoy a plethora of different activities and photo ops (do it for the ‘gram). Activities include a magic show, pumpkin crafts, pig races, a pettying farm, mini golf and more.