When you think of Calgary, what comes to mind? For many locals, it’s the familiar mix of the city's rich history, beautiful landscapes, and warm-hearted community. But once a year, our city adds another feather to its hat, becoming a melting pot of cultures from around the world. This year, GlobalFest 2023 has once again transformed Elliston Park into a lively celebration of diversity, art, food, and of course, breathtaking fireworks.
In the heart of Kananaskis, Alberta, I found myself standing before the Blackshale Suspension Bridge. This unique structure marked the start of an adventure teeming with unpredictable weather. We were prepared to face it all, outfitted in Arc'teryx's new summer line, including the Delta ½ Zip Neck Hoody, the Coelle Shell Jacket, the Covert Pullover Hoody, and the Essent leggings.
Nestled in the heart of Kananaskis Country is the Blackshale Suspension Bridge, an ideal day trip from Calgary that offers adventure, serenity, and a beautiful showcase of nature.
Get ready for a feast like never before! Taste of Calgary, the city's acclaimed food and beverage festival, is back with its 2023 edition and it’s bigger, better, and greener than ever.
Ever since the invention of the railroad, timekeeping has played a crucial role in our lives. In the 19th century, having a reliable timepiece could mean the difference between a smooth journey and a catastrophic accident. Inspired by this unique history, one Canadian watchmaker is bringing the spirit of that era back to life in a big way.
Every successful business starts with a seed, a spark of an idea. In the case of Pie Junkie, it was a daughter's longing for her grandmother's homemade pies and the love kneaded into every crust. For co-owner Nancy, the journey of Pie Junkie started from her daughter Taya's affection for her grandmother and the pies they baked together, creating a legacy that would soon become a vibrant community hub for pie lovers.
Step right up! Cirque du Soleil's KOOZA is back, blending death-defying acrobatics, captivating storytelling, and theatrical exuberance. Artistic Director Gracie Valdez shares insights into what makes KOOZA a jewel in the Cirque du Soleil crown. From nostalgic circus elements to modern twists, KOOZA's showstoppers, narrative depth, and emotional connection create an unforgettable experience. With a positive backstage environment, the KOOZA family radiates joy and dedication. Witness the timeless magic of the classic circus in KOOZA!
When night falls, Calgary comes alive with vibrant night markets. These markets are filled with delicious food, unique items to buy, and live entertainment, making the city buzz with activity. Inglewood, Calgary Night Market, U/D Night Market, Marda Loop, Heritage Park and more are among the best in the city. Each market offers its own special appeal, promising memorable summer evenings filled with exploration and enjoyment. So, gear up for a summer filled with exciting night market adventures that await in Calgary!
The vibrant neighbourhood of Calgary known as 17th Ave is an energetic corridor that stretches west from the city's downtown core. Nestled near notable sites such as the iconic Calgary Tower and the trendy Beltline district, 17th Ave is just south of the Bow River and showcases a unique blend of energy, diversity, historic charm, and modern allure.
Here in Calgary, there is no shortage of local breweries to check out, each one unique with its own list of beers on tap and personality quirks. With patio season coming in full swing, these spots are revamping their taprooms and menus. Here is what's coming to your favourite local breweries this summer!
Calgary is a sanctuary of natural beauty and outdoor exploration when the summer sun graces the Canadian prairie skies. This season turns Calgary into a vibrant playground ripe with countless activities that encapsulate the spirit of summer. Whether it’s the serene activity of floating down rivers, the thrill of biking along scenic trails, or the peace found in city parks, a Calgary summer represents a time of unparalleled magnificence right at the city’s heart. Here are some outdoor activities that can make your Calgary summer unforgettable.
What do you get when you combine horse-crazy friends and limitless trails? You get a weekend of camping with horses at Little Elbow Equestrian Campground.