Calgary Food and Entertainment

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

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Best Restaurants on 1 Ave

Calgary was once known as Cowtown, and the dining scene here once reflected that nickname. Today, the restaurant industry is much more international in its offerings, and depending on your neighbourhood, a short walk is all it takes to access them. A great steak is still available in many restaurants, but Calgary residents can also choose from Japanese, Italian, Canadian, and many other cuisine options. 1 Avenue NE in the Bridgeland-Riverside neighbourhood is an excellent example of an area with various restaurants within walking distance. It's a fun, quiet street to walk down and do some sightseeing, with its elegant brick buildings and its share of Calgary townhouses for sale.

If walkable dining options are high on your home-buying wish list, the

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Best Canada Day Events in Calgary 2022Ready to celebrate Canada Day 2022? In the city of Calgary, there are over a dozen major festivals and several neighbourhood-sponsored festivities. Tasty treats, live music, and community fun await at all of them. No matter how you choose to spend the day, it's a great time to explore your city and spend time with your neighbours. Keep reading to learn about Calgary's top three Canada Day 2022 events.

BownessFest Canada Day

The BownessFest Canada Day Festival invites people down to the fields at Our Lady of Assumption School dressed in their finest red and white attire to ring in the festivities. This is the debut of what will be an annual event, as it promises to be one of the largest Canada Day festivals in Calgary!

The festival will

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Buying Bedding For Your Home in CalgaryAre you ready to improve your bedroom or perhaps you need bedding for your Airbnb's interior design? 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. If you need to clean your mattress, read this great guide about mattress cleaning here.

Sleep Boutique - Suite 160, 5423 61 Ave S.E.

Do you need a higher-quality custom or oversized mattress? This Calgary-based mattress manufacturer handles all sizes and styles, and sells directly to consumers. They offer custom mattress options to help with sleep issues, back/shoulder pain and with a vast array of

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The Best Events in Calgary this NovemberThose looking for November events in Calgary, AB will be pleasantly surprised at the available options. Whether people want to celebrate the upcoming holiday season or indulge in their passions, the people of Calgary, AB have organized some interesting activities that are sure to bring people together.

World of Whisky Festival

Whisky isn't just another type of liquor to many people in Calgary, AB. The distillation techniques were thought to have first been developed as early as 1100 AD by monks in Ireland and Scotland where wine wasn't widely available. Even the name comes from Gaelic word that means 'water of life'. Whether a person loves whisky or just wants to learn more about how far this beverage has come in the last 1,000 years, the World

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Christmas MarketThis is the time of year when it's fun to try arts and crafts. Holiday markets are starting to pop up around town and it's the season to start buying holiday items you'll need for the season. Stock up on Christmas gifts at these arts and crafts markets around Calgary before December.

Okotoks Christmas Festival

At the Foothills Centennial Centre this November 7th and 8th, you can enjoy Christmas shopping while listening to the Foothills Philharmonic Chorus. You can get old fashioned pictures with Santa, try kids' crafts at Santa's workshop and all donations for the day will go to the Okotoks Food Bank.

Enjoy shopping from over 100 local boutique businesses and artists featuring handmade, upcycled and unique products. The event will go from

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The best Christmas events in CalgaryThe holiday season is a time for fun and frolicking in the snow, reveling in the concept of peace on earth, and partaking in the spirit of giving. Those looking for Christmas events in Calgary this year to embrace all the warm and fuzzies that the holidays can bring, should check out these three annual festivities that simply foster everything that Christmas is about.

Heritage Park Once Upon a Christmas

Once Upon a Christmas is by far one of the most cherished holiday traditions in Calgary, and the monthlong event transports visitors into an old-fashioned town. A picturesque Christmas scene through and through, The Heritage Park Once Upon a Christmas Village is open from late November to late December, making it the ideal place to spend a day

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CalgaryIt can be a struggle to love a place like Calgary in January, because it's so cold, but many locals still love their city. The seasons are part of what give the city its charm. Winter doesn't have to be gloomy and here are many great reasons to love Calgary.

Creative Young People

Calgary isn't losing many of the young people to other cities anymore. Many of the most creative from younger generations are sticking around because they want to make a difference within the city. This has helped to provide the city with a more well-rounded entertainment segment along with other benefits including expanded recycling programs and more educated residents.

Water Treatment Facilities

Have you ever lived somewhere with the worst-tasting tap water you'd

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Weather forecasters in CalgaryAlmost nothing on TV is as important to Calgarians as the weather. It goes along with that well-worn adage of which we never seem to tire – if you don't like the weather, just wait 15 minutes. So, our TV weather presenters are like personal friends of ours. We look to them for advice – how to prepare for the day, when to plant our gardens, change our snow tires and when will the current conditions outside change. They're important to us.

Here's a look at the weather specialists and meteorologists that we've either come to trust or be highly skeptical of.

Global TV Calgary

Calgarians wake up to Jordan Witzel's weather reports, something he has admitted are challenging to keep up with after growing up in British Columbia where weather is dreary

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5 Must-Attend Calgary Remembrance Day EventsEach year on November 11th, you can honor those lost in the First World War at the many Remembrance Day events across Calgary. At these special ceremonies, you will have a chance to learn about those who sacrificed their lives and honor their memories. To help you best plan your time on this important day, use this guide to learn about five amazing Remembrance Day events you can attend in Calgary.

Military Museums Service

Starting at 10:30 am, The Military Museums will begin their service to honor the fallen and commemorate the anniversary of WWI. The guests of honor will come in first to begin the ceremony. The hosts will go through the Act of Remembrance next to share knowledge about the war and the sacrifices made throughout. You will have a

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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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