Music, food and fun activities – this is what summer is alllllllll about, YYC.
Calgary Folk Music Festival
Now until July 28th at all hours of the day
Prince’s Island Park, 698 Eau Claire Ave SW
The 40th annual Calgary Folk Music Festival starts today! Get ready for four days of bliss as you sit back, relax and take in the sights, sounds and smells of musicians, artisans, food trucks and so much more. Folk, roots, blues, acoustic – whatever your jam, they’ll have it at Folk Fest.
July 26th from 7-9:30pm
New Central Library, 800 3 St SE
Work as a team as you solve puzzles and race to be among the first to escape the new enchanted Central Library. Spend your Friday night doing something a little bit different this week.
CSSC Multi-Sport 7’s Tournament
July 27th from 10am-6pm
John Laurie Park, 1237 John Laurie Blvd NW
Teams of 7+ will compete in a variety of sports throughout the day, including; soccer, ultimate, grass volleyball, kickball, and more. Add in beer, music, games and a whack-load of new and old friends and you’ve got yourself one heck of a Saturday.
Beats & Brunch
July 28th from 11am-3pm
The Rec Room, 901 64 Ave N
The last weekend for Beats & Brunch is here – oh no! If you haven’t checked this event out yet, this Sunday is your last chance. Enjoy your favourite meal of the day with fast beats played by DJ Rico Drummond.
The Fundamentals of Curing, Smoking, Brining & Grilling
July 28th from 10:30am-2pm
Cuisine et Chateau Interactive Culinary Centre, 103 227 – 10 Street NW
Master your grilling and smoking techniques once and for all. In this 3.5 hour workshop, learn how to properly use your barbeque, smoke with different flavours and what temperature is right for each dish.
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Kelsey is the Editorial & Events Manager for Date Night. Monday-Friday she works as an independent Marketing & Communications Contractor, providing writing, editing and digital marketing services for small businesses here in YYC. When she’s not busy writing about our city, you can usually find her trying the newest fitness studio, exploring the Rockies or chasing the sun – whether here in AB or halfway across the world.