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Why You Should Check Out Beakerhead This Year

Science isn’t generally known to be a sexy topic, nor is engineering; however, pair both of these with the art and entertainment world, and we introduce to you: Beakerhead. This five-day festival comes around Calgary each September, with new installations, programs, workshops and lessons on unique topics all across the city.   Who remembers the […]

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Your Guide to the 40th Annual Calgary Folk Music Festival

The annual Calgary Folk Music Festival is back in Calgary for another year, and better than ever! Get ready for four days packed full of world class musicians taking the stage to show you what they’ve got. This year, you will see over seventy different artists over eight stages in our very own downtown Calgary. […]

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The foodie guide to Stampede 2019

Whether or not cowboys and the rodeo are your things, everyone can agree that the food that comes with the Calgary Stampede is a main highlight of the 10-day madness. Bringing everything from classics, like mini doughnuts and deep-fried ice cream, to the weird items, like pickle and scorpion pizza, there’s something here for everyone. […]

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How to save money during Calgary Stampede 2019

Whether you’re from Calgary or you’re visiting from out of town, the Calgary Stampede is a must. The rodeo, rides and unique food options are all something you simply can’t miss this July. However, the deterrent for most people is the price, and we’re here to help you enjoy the festivities without breaking the bank. […]

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Top 10 Campgrounds Near Calgary

Camping season has finally arrived! Time to pull out those sleeping bags, dust off the tent trailer, find your roasting sticks and hit the road for a weekend filled with eating, drinking, hiking and biking. As fun and popular a pastime as camping is, it’s often hard to find time to escape the city and […]

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How to plan your 2017 Calgary Stampede

The 2017 Calgary Stampede kicks off this week, and if you’re looking for an easy way to plan your Stampede experience, here’s a list of tools and resources to help make it easier. For parade day: the kick-off to the Stampede is taking place this Friday from 7:30 am until 11 am and this website will […]

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Celebrate Canada 150 with Calgary’s Best!

This Saturday is Canada’s 150th birthday! And in honour of Canada Day this year, we’re sharing some of the best tourist attractions in the city, so you can celebrate the amazing places right here at home too. Heritage Park: historical park, 1900 Heritage Drive SW Glenbow Museum: art and history museum, 130 – 9 Avenue SE Canada […]

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How to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Calgary

Saturday, January 28th marks Chinese New Year Day. Chinese New Year is a 15-day festival that celebrates the arrival of the new lunar year, and this year is the year of the rooster. People born in the Year of the Rooster are said to be energetic, determined and brave. Read about the birth years associated […]

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5 Calgary communities doing holiday shopping and cheer right

With the countdown to Christmas on, holiday shopping is likely on your to-do list. If you want to support local businesses and enjoy some holiday community spirit, there’s five Calgary neighbourhoods you should check out this month. Inglewood: Christmas in Inglewood is happening every Saturday in December up until the 17th. Shop in this historic community […]

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How to decorate for Halloween and still be a good neighbour

Halloween is this coming Monday, and if you’re big into this celebration or have kids, you probably have plans to get your home into the Halloween decor spirit. While decorating your home for this occasion can be fun, it’s important to always be aware of our neighbours too. Here’s how to decorate for Halloween and […]

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