Well hello YYC friends! Another GLORIOUS summer weekend is ahead — raise your hands if you are STOKED with all the sweet sunshine we’ve been getting. From amazing gourmet cooking classes with the pros, to amazing workouts with YYC’s world-renowned dance studio to warm summer nights at Heritage Park, there is a kick ass date for all this week and going into the weekend! Make the most of summer this weekend with our stellar Top 5 Picks!
The sun is shining and the good vibe’s are vibin’ so let’s MOVE! Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (@decidedlyjazz) is Canada’s legendary dance studio. We are SO privileged to have it right here in YYC. Known for their amazing classes ranging from intro to advanced levels across styles like hip-hop, dancehall, jazz, ballet and so much more, there is something for everyone! There is no way to light up your soul and your bond with bae than by taking a dance class, especially at DJD.
See their schedule + learn about how they’re keeping safety 100 by going here. Pssst. TONIGHT experience Soca, a celebratory style of dance from Trinidad, with the legendary Sarbina Naz pictured above (photo by @aobyyc). Sabrina is an iconic local choreographer and an innovator of cultural intersectionality. This class is LIT and will educate you about Afro-Caribbean history and our city’s amazing Afro-Caribbean dance community. Listen, learn and MOVE!
Cross over to the next level with bae in an ookie spookie, super cool Ghost Tour at Heritage Park (@heritageparkyyc) starting THURSDAY, July 23rd. This sweet summer tradition is manifesting early, giving you + your partner a fun and unique way to take advantage of these warm summer nights! PLUS your ticket comes with a 10% discount to the The Selkirke Grille + a free non-alcoholic drink to enjoy on your tour . Get tix soon before they vanish — pop by this link!
Dinner with a twist! This Saturday, July 25th, learn from YYC’s top culinary experts at Cuisine et Chateau (@cuisinechateau) how to make beautiful sushi for a fun and hands-on date night. Sushi rolls packed with braised pulled pork and grilled veggies — YUM! Explore the food culture of Japan and satisfy some of those wanderlust cravings at the same time. Click here to sign up!
This Friday, July 24th is National Tequila Day! We say cheers to that with a giant margarita at Tropical Mexican Street Food & Cocktails (@tropicalyyc). YES PLEASE! Spice up your date night by mixing + matching these glorious bevvies with bae tonight and find your new fave. PS. get the tacos and you’ll be taco’n about how delish they are all night long — see their menu here!
Ah, beautiful Kananskis — KAN we get an hell yes for this shot by @mountainandmagic! Embrace our beautiful backyard this weekend with bae on a gorgeous hike. Move mountains together and make some fun memories with your partner that’ll leave you feeling extra good + glowy this weekend. Check out Explore Kananaskis (@explorekananaskis) for more amazing tips + info!