Calgary Food and Entertainment

Explore the best food, entertainment, and events that Calgary, Alberta has to offer.

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Buying Farm Fresh Groceries in CalgaryThe nice thing about living in the province of Alberta is the offerings for food you get to experience in almost all corners of the place. In every small town, you will be able to find food establishments offering farm fresh dishes making you want visit them for second time around.

The Saskatoon Farm - 80181 338 Avenue East, De Winton

Located to the south of Calgary is The Saskatoon Farm. This stop offers delectable and authentic Mexican dishes, where food is grown by Mexican farmers who take pride in their fresh picks. Aside from the excellent dishes, you can also check out the fresh fruit preserves, which you can bring home and you can take a sip of their heart warming hot drinks from its cafe.

The Millarville Farmers' Market - Box 68,

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Buying Bedding For Your Home in CalgaryAre you ready to improve your bedroom or perhaps you need bedding for a new bed? From new sheets to bedspreads, Calgary retailers have a lot of great options. For a place you spend a third of your day in, it's important that it's comfortable and fits your personality. Here are the best local retailers for fine bedding in Calgary.

Inspirati - 120 2207 4th Street S.W.

Over on 4th Street, you can check out Inspirati. They have high quality bedding, including brands like St. Geneve, a Canadian luxury brand. Brands like St. Geneve use only the best materials and linens. They also offer the bold pieces of Revelle. Be sure to check out their collection of household linens for your kitchen, bath and living room while you're there.

Cushy Life - 1139

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best-water-parks-in-calgaryThere's joy to be discovered while playing in the water. Both the young and young at heart in Calgary love to escape their worries by splashing, swimming and sliding down gigantic water slides. While there are four distinct seasons in Calgary, that doesn't stop people from enjoying the city's best water parks. There are excellent indoor and outdoor water parks in Calgary.

These are the best Calgary water parks for families to visit:

Southland Leisure Centre

The Southland Leisure Centre is an indoor water playground operated by the city of Calgary. This expansive water park provides play features that are perfect for children in any age group. Parents of young children particularly enjoy the zero-entry, beach-style pool entrance that allows

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The Best Fall Festivals in Calgary, ABCalgary has great festivals happening year round, and as the summer warmth fades into a cool chill, Calgary’s autumn season is no exception. Explore Calgary’s autumn festivals now, whether it’s to get a side-splitting laugh at comedy festivals or to get a hearty tuck-in at a food festival. No matter what interests you, you’re sure to find a great fall Calgary festival that suits you.

The Calgary Improv Festival

The Calgary Improv Festival features many incredibly funny people and it's a great chance to get out for a good laugh. Over 2,500 people attended the Improv Festival last year and the festival hopes to once again break their attendance record. This festival will be held in September with many performances scheduled.

Some of the shows

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How to Decorate Your Home For HalloweenOctober is often a busy month, and people can easily find Halloween fast approaching without a clue of what to do. It can be hard to start decorating without some inspiration, but the following ideas can help get the process started. Consider a few easy and affordable ideas to make a home ready for trick-or-treaters.

Select a Theme

There is no need to reinvent the wheel. Many themes used for Halloween parties can be used throughout the interior and exterior of a home. Traditional Halloween ideas can include references to a scary movie or book, vampires, witches, werewolves and more.

Those with young children may want to dial down the gruesome factor for a more wholesome celebration. The look of a spooky abandoned house can be achieved with

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Where Are the Best Food Trucks in Calgary?The food scene in Calgary is diverse with a number of different restaurants, cafes and food trucks. During the summer, you can pick up a great meal from one of the best food trucks in the area. Here are the top three choices.

Alley Burger

Stocked with a number of award-winning chefs, Alley Burger is full of great gourmet burgers for just $5. This truck is perfect for a fast lunch or a great dinner. Whether you're looking for a burger with all types of toppings or you just want the best burger in town, the Alley Burger is the right place for you. Find out where they're located today online at,

Perogy Boyz

If you're not in the mood for a burger, another great food truck serving the Calgary area is Perogy Boyz. They

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Visit the Calgary StampedeThe Calgary Stampede is just a few weeks away. This is one of the largest events throughout the year and one everybody should attend. It's known as the greatest outdoor show on earth and includes all types of events. There's something for everybody from music to incredible food. Here's what you can expect at Stampede 2013.

Stampede Events

A tournament-style rodeo is the main event. This is the richest tournament-style rodeo in the world with over $2 million given out to the winners. The rodeo takes place every day at 1:15pm throughout the Stampede. Some of the best rodeo athletes in the world will be in attendance with daily prizes up for grabs, along with the Wildcard Saturday and Showdown Sunday. The experience is amazing for both the

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Exploring the Shopping Options in Chinatown CalgaryEverybody loves the Chinatown neighbourhood. They have great produce and delicious take-out, but most people don't know about their excellent shops. They have shops carrying lifestyle items at a great deal. Whether you're looking for home décor, musical instruments or baking, Chinatown has it. Here are the best shops in the neighbourhood.

Quickly Premium Bubble Tea

10 110 2nd Avenue S.E.

One of the top favourite things to do in Chinatown is grab a bubble tea from the Quickly Premium Bubble Tea shop. A new location just opened at the edge of the Centre Street Bridge. Try the Mango Milk Tea with Tapioca Pearls at the new shop. You'll love the modern-retro décor inside.

St. Laurent Cake House

303 Centre Street S.W.

For baked goods, try

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The Best Places to Take Visitors in CalgaryThere are plenty of tourist attractions throughout Calgary for out of town guests to enjoy. However, if you want to show them the real city, you have to know where to go. Here are a few places to enjoy, which don't fall into the tourist attraction category.

The Fluevog Museum

If you're out of town guests love shoes, this museum is the perfect choice for them. It's a mini museum dedicated to the history of Fluevog Shoes. These wild and wacky shoes are quite unique and they often hold art shows in the basement gallery.

Silver Dragon Restaurant

The dim sum at Silver Dragon may be the best in the city and this is the type of restaurant that Calgarians enjoy regularly. Not only can you enjoy dim sum at a table, but you can also just stop the dim

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The Best Meditation Classes in Calgary, ABCalgary has a wide variety of excellent places to take meditation classes and learn how this practice works if you're interested in pursuing it. You can take group classes, acquire one-on-one training, and even go on retreats.

I Meditate Calgary

Coming each April, I Meditate Calgary will provide a gathering place for people to meditate together at the BMO Centre in the Palomino Room. This is an event to symbolize the need for a stress-free and violence-free society. By meditating, you can relax your mind and re-energize through breathing. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will lead the event, along with a few others coming up in the Calgary area.

Those interested in becoming a part of the movement can attend the launch event on April 21st. Tickets for

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