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Get Your Golf on at the Shaw Chip ‘n’ Putt Challenge and You Could Meet Fred Couples!

during the final round of the Shaw Charity Classic golf tournament in Calgary, Alberta, August 31, 2014.  Photograph by Todd Korol

Fred Couples, winner of the 2014 Shaw Charity Classic, is returning to the Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club in Calgary to defend his title, and golf fans could win an opportunity to meet him and watch the tournament in style! Test your golf skills in the Shaw Chip ‘n’ Putt Challenge, and you just might find yourself walking inside […]

There’s no better way to celebrate Heritage Day, than at Heritage Park!

There's no better way to spend Heritage Day, than at Heritage Park.

More than just simply a holiday Monday (though we do love any excuse for a long weekend!), Heritage Day celebrates Alberta’s history and all that makes this beautiful province unique. On August 3rd, spend the day at a most fitting location: Heritage Park. The park will celebrate with local music, featuring Prairie Mountain Fiddlers and Rhythm of the Rockies, family games and […]

Bowness Takes to the Streets at Their Heritage Day Street Festival

Bowness Heritage Day Street Festival

Come on down to Bowness to celebrate community spirit this Heritage Day Monday. Vendors of all kinds will line the street for this fun festival, which will go on rain or shine! Bowness Heritage Day Street Festival Details: When: Monday August 3, 2015 Time: 11 am – 4 pm Where: Bowness Rd NW (Bowness BRZ), […]

Enjoy a Multicultural Afternoon in the City at Calgary’s Annual Heritage Day Festival

Heritage Day Festival at Olympic Plaza

Head down to Olympic Plaza on August 3 for the 38th annual Heritage Day Festival, featuring multicultural performances, ethnic foods, and unique handicrafts. Explore the Indian Village, enjoy face painting, frolic on a bouncer, try a new dish, or simply soak up the sun on the grass in front of the stage and enjoy the folk […]

Tails Will be Wagging at Spruce Meadows this August Long Weekend, at the Alberta Kennel Club Summer Classic

Alberta Kennel Club

From Affenpinscher to Yorkshire Terrier, and everything in between, dogs are flocking to Calgary’s Spruce Meadows this Heritage Day weekend for the Alberta Kennel Club Summer Classic. Spectators are welcome! Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for youths 12-18, and free for kids under 12. Parking is free. Alberta Kennel Club Summer Classic Event Details: When: […]

Whatever the Weather, the Sun Will be Shining on Inglewood Sunfest

Inglewood Sunfest

Enjoy a day of local talent and fun, family-friendly activities at a fun outdoor festival in beautiful Inglewood! There’ll be live music, top-notch street performers, kids’ activities including a bouncer, and of course all the fabulous restaurants and shops that make Inglewood so special. Inglewood Sunfest Event Details: When: Saturday August 1, 2015 Time: 11 am – 5 pm […]

New Orleans Comes North (Way, Waaayy North), at the Marda Gras Street Festival

Marda Gras Street Festival in Calgary

Spend some time in bustling Marda Loop on August 9th for the 31st annual Marda Gras festival. Marda Gras is the Marda Loop BRZ’s annual New Orleans-themed street festival, complete with vendors, food, a kids’ area, a pet pageant, and live entertainment from musicians, street performers, dancers, and much more! Marda Gras Event Details: When: Sunday, […]

This August Long Weekend, Don’t Travel to the Beach – Head to Kensington Beach in the City

Kensington Beach in the City, Calgary AB on August 1, 2015.

This Heritage Day weekend, you don’t need to get away to the beach… the beach is coming to Calgary! Happening on the same day as Slide the City, Kensington is going to liven up your weekend with a sandy beach, live music, a mini-golf challenge, kids’ obstacle course and bouncy castle, and lots more beach-themed fun! […]

Here’s a Mouthful: Smoke’s Poutinerie World Famous Great Canadian Cross Country Plaid Gravy Train Fries Curd & Gravy Weird Wild and Wacky Poutine Eating Tour 2015

Smoke's Poutinerie Summer Tour 2015

Something Smokey is pulling into town on July 31st. It’s “Smoke’s Poutinerie World Famous Great Canadian Cross Country Plaid Gravy Train Fries Curd & Gravy Weird Wild and Wacky Poutine Eating Tour 2015”. Join the party at the Smoke’s Poutinerie Calgary restaurant for free poutine, an extreme poutine making demonstration and chances to win Smoke’s Poutinerie swag. […]

Make a Splash at the Chestermere Water Festival

Chestermere Water Festival, July 25, 2015 in Chestermere AB.

On Saturday July 25th, head to Chestermere for a splashin’ good time, as the city celebrates summer on the lake at their annual Water Festival. Attractions include live music, an artisan’s market and food trucks, beer garden, a kids’ fun zone, wake boarding competition, plus a rubber duck race and boat rides. The Chemical Cowboys get the […]