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Parties and festivals, launches and everything else in between.

Cineplex offering free movies to celebrate Community Day!

October 5, 2017

One of my favourite things to do is go to the movies! It’s the chance to sit down, relax, put your phone away, eat popcorn and enjoy a really great movie. And eat popcorn. Did I mention that already? On …

Calgary Counseling Centre offering a free, anonymous and online depression screening test.

October 2, 2017

Over the past few years, North Americans have been having more and more real conversations about mental health. I’ve been lucky enough to work and host a few events for youth working on mental health programs in schools, programs that …

Royal Canadian Mint to unveil coin in Calgary commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

October 2, 2017

This post is sponsored by The Royal Canadian Mint   The Royal Canadian Mint will officially unveil a new two-dollar circulation coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at The Military Museums of Calgary, this Thursday October 5th from 10:30 AM – …

Calgary chefs join forces to make food bank inspired dishes!

October 1, 2017

Move over Oktoberfest, because this month is all about the first ever OctoberFeast event. What is it? Over 20 Calgary restaurants have come together for Octoberfeast from October 1 through 15th.  For only two weeks these Calgary restaurants will have …

Pop-up ‘Backyard’ park and ‘Backyard Alley Party’ coming to 17th Avenue this weekend!

September 21, 2017

This weekend, 17th Avenue businesses are teaming up to create a temporary pop-up ‘Backyard’ park and ‘Backyard Alley Party’! By now, you’ve probably noticed that 17th Avenue is undergoing a lot of construction. Three years worth of construction. But a …

More than just the parade: 10+ Calgary Pride Events worth checking out!

August 18, 2017

I’m so excited for this year’s Calgary Pride Festival (August 25th to September 4th, 2017). With all that’s going on around the world and here at home, the timing for this festival couldn’t be more perfect. Of course you know …

Come From Away announces Canadian tour!

June 1, 2017

I’m calling it right now. This is the best news you’ll read today. Broadway Across Canada just announced that the broadway smash Come From Away will be making it’s tour debut in their 2018-2019 season. When I saw the email, …

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Lilac Fest!

May 30, 2017

Photo taken by: Dr.John Huynh (Ortho on 4th) Presented in partnership with car2go Even though Calgarians have been enjoying warm weather for a few weeks now, it never really feels like summer has started until Lilac Fest, which takes place this …

Only in Canmore: Special concert to take place 100 feet underground.

May 29, 2017

Alberta is home to many impressive concert venues: The Jack Singer, The National Music Centre, Bella Concert Hall and the Francis Winspear Centre for Music. And now, it can add one more to it’s growing list: Rat’s Nest Cave. Next week, …

Stampede offering $39 SuperPass for unlimited access to the park!

May 15, 2017

I guess it’s almost time to dust off the ol’ cowboy boots. The Calgary Stampede is just a few months away, and to help you get in the mood, Stampede is offering quite the deal. Organizers have just announced the …

Calgary Zoo offering photographers rare opportunity!

May 2, 2017

Calling all photog friends! The Calgary Zoo is giving you a chance to see their animals like never before. On May 13th, the zoo will be opening its doors (to the zoo, not the animal’s pens) earlier than usual, all …

Canmore UnCorked is a 12-day deliciously amazing food festival!

April 27, 2017

Canmore is known for many things, including its scenery, opportunity for adventure and Mike. But those in the know, know that Canmore is also known for its amazing food and delicious wine, and it’s this knowledge that combines to create …

Calgary Expo is back! Win two four-day passes!

April 14, 2017

One of the best part of the Calgary Expo has been watching it grow and grow every year. Now in it’s 11th year, the “comic con” of sorts is one of Calgary’s biggest events, often attracting more than 100,000. If …

Alberta Ballet bringing the music of The Tragically Hip to the stage!

April 8, 2017

Photo by Mike Horner This week, the Alberta Ballet announced their new season and there was one production that got everyone excited! The Tragically Hip ballet joins the lineup contemporary ballets that the company has done over the past years, that included …

Calgary’s three biggest parades are changing routes! Check them out!

April 1, 2017

You’ve heard of One Direction, how about three directions? #DadJoke. This year, three of Calgary’s biggest parades have all announced that they are changing routes. Let’s lay them out for you, so you can start your planning now! Calgary Pride …