Things to Do in Calgary

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The Best December Events in Calgary, AB

December has come to Calgary which means that the snowman-building, ice-skating, and holiday-shopping events are beginning! It is in this chilly month that the city of Calgary truly comes alive with its beautiful displays of Christmas lights, cozy fire-side events, and crafty workshops that allow you to create and imagine. Of course, just because Christmas is coming does not mean that all events are holiday-themed. There is plenty to do this winter including musical performances, fundraising galas, and other exciting happenings in every quadrant of the city!

Take in every part of YYC. Now is the time to start booking up your calendar before it gets too busy!

Kids & Family Events in Calgary

Winter Magic at Eau Claire Market – Dec 2nd

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Where to Grab a Sandwich in Calgary ABSandwiches are one of those meals that are just right for any situation. They are easy to pick up and enjoy on the go, especially during those busy days at work. They are light yet filling enough for a lingering lunch with friends. In Calgary, there's a variety of different sandwich shops that create specialty sandwiches every day.

These are the best sandwich shops in Calgary:

Lazy Loaf and Kettle

The Lazy Loaf and Kettle is a cozy cafe in Calgary where diners can enjoy delicious baked goods, brunch items and of course, sandwiches. The owners have operated this quaint location in the city for more than two decades, and the recipe for their famous nine-grain loaf of bread was perfected through the generations. Each sandwich is created fresh

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Calgary Business: Fiasco Gelato

Oh, how sweet it is! Fiasco Gelato is a treat worth every spoonful. Even though Canadians can find Fiasco at their local grocery store nationwide, Calgarians have the unique opportunity to see where the magic happens and to try new flavours not available at grocery stores. The Fiasco Gelato Factory & Coffee Bar is where to find crave-worthy flavours like Frosé, passionfruit lemonade, and honey matcha, but you have to get flavours like this as soon they hit the shelf, because the choices change daily!

Avoiding gluten? No problem. Fiasco gelatos don't contain any. Going dairy or fat free? Simply reach for a container of Fiasco's delightful sorbettos. Buying Canadian? Fiasco is proud to be a Canadian company that sources local ingredients.

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Farmers Markets in Calgary ABFarmers markets have become a neighborhood staple in Calgary, providing residents with a place to gather, purchase fresh produce, meet local farmers and interact with their neighbors. Whether people are searching for a unique ingredient for their next meal, or they simply want to browse the handmade products that are available, they know that they can find what they need at these community events.

These are two of the top farmers markets in Calgary:

Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers Market

The Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers Market is a weekly market that takes place from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Wednesday throughout the year. It is known for its local vendors, 80 percent of which feature products that were grown, baked or made by the vendors

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The Best Christmas Markets in Calgary This November and December

Are you looking for a stocking to hang by your fireplace, a wreath to place on your door? Or perhaps some gifts to hide under the Christmas tree? Whatever seasonal items you need this year, you can find all of them at the abundance of Christmas Markets taking place all over Calgary this winter!

Every year, beginning as early as the first week in November, the city of Calgary boxes up their Halloween décor and begins the hungry search for stocking stuffers, secret Santa gifts, and all things Christmas. These many Calgary Christmas markets will continue on until a few days before December 25th, mostly taking place on the weekends. Ready to check some things off of your holiday to-buy list? Here are the upcoming Christmas markets in Calgary that

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The Best Coffee Shops in CalgaryThroughout Calgary, there are countless coffee shops in which Calgarians regularly get their fix, whether it's early in the morning or way on into the night. If you're looking to get coffee but want a more unique experience than one of many widespread coffee chains, consider one of the following cafés for your next coffee experience.

Cornerstone Music café

Cornerstone Music café is the perfect place to catch a little live music. They also provide great daily specials and other menu options that may pleasantly surprise you.

River Café

The River Café was founded in 1991 as a small café that operated only in the summer. 1995 saw this restaurant's expansion, with the addition of walls to allow it to operate year round. Located along the Bow

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The Best Pizzerias in Calgary ABPizza is an everyday staple all across Canada, and in Calgary, there's no exception. Calgary has a number of fantastic pizzerias that Calgarians and visitors can explore whenever they get a craving for a hot, fresh slice of pizza. Check them out here:

Coco Brooks Pizza

Coco Brooks was started by Richard Osiowy out of desperation and a desire to have access to top quality pizza. When Richard first moved his family to Calgary, Alberta, he discovered there was no way for him to satisfy his love of pizza. After visiting the Las Vegas Pizza Expo, he decided to turn his garage into a test kitchen to see if he could create a quality pizza that was to his liking.

Needless to say, he succeeded. After friends and neighbours tried his delicious and

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The Best Winter Festivals in Calgary ABIt's winter in Calgary, which means it's time for Calgarians to bundle up and get ready to celebrate at one or more of the many festivals making their way through the city this year. From winter celebrations to alcohol tastings, Calgary's winter season is sure to have a festival to appeal to anyone looking for a few days of fun in the city.

Check out these upcoming Calgary winter festivals now:

Winterstart Festival

The Winterstart Festival is coming to town for the holidays. Starting November 16 and running through January 19, this festival is in town so you can enjoy the celebration of all things winter. You’ll get to experience the beautiful lights, culinary experiences and holiday cheer for the Winterstart Festival. It’s taking place at

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November Events Taking Place in Calgary

With the slow emerging of nutcrackers, snowmen, and reindeer in retail stores, fall seems to have come and gone and it is now time to start preparing for winter! The city of Calgary will soon be filled with seasonal goodies and you may begin to slowly fall behind in your shopping with that scent of Christmas in the air. November is the time where Christmas markets will pop up all over YYC (surrounding cities and towns as well!). In addition to these many markets, there are also plenty of other exciting events to check out that are not so ‘Christmas’ themed. Charitable events, famous artist tours, and grand openings are just a few of the things you will also see this month in Calgary.

Looking for the most thrilling and entertaining events in

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The Best Food in Calgary, ABAs a broadly diverse city, Calgary is a constant hum of motion and entertainment in every quadrant. You do not have to venture far to find thrilling events, local markets, unique food trucks, and fantastic Calgary food. There is an abundance of wonderful places to enjoy the best food in Calgary – whether you are looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or everyone’s favourite brunch. If you prefer to stay in, there are food delivery options available that work alongside local Calgary food services such as Uber Eats and Skip the Dishes. However, if you are seeking a new dining experience, you don’t have to go far to find something to satisfy your palate. Every neighbourhood offers their own dining options, and it is valuable to know where the best

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