Jun 27

What the Calgary Twitter Community thought of a Fully Licensed Olympic Plaza

by Sophy Kors · 0 comments

Olympic Plaza was fully licensed, but still open to all ages, for the Sled Island Music and Arts Festival. This is something we haven’t seen before in Calgary. It was the main site of the festival on Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25 2001. What did people on Twitter think? Looks like they want a ‘yes’ for next year.

Have something to add? Let us know what you thought in the comments.

Forgot to mention fully licensed & all ages..that means no beer gardens but braclets & roaming freedom #yyc #sledisland
autumnes_leaves
June 24, 2011

Strolling around with beer is such a civilized thing to do – kudos to City of Calgary! #sledisland
chrisjmcclure
June 25, 2011
The Buzzcocks @sledisland @ Olympic Plaza http://instagr.am/p/GUiJ-/

Thank you #yyc for allowing Olympic Plaza to be licensed for #sledisland. fantastic and overdue to listen to music and have a beer. #yyccc
SwerveDrew
June 25, 2011

Hope that @MillStreetBrew’s Lemon Tea Beer isn’t sold out @sledisland’s Olympic Plaza tomorrow!! #sledisland
UCalgaryFoodie
June 25, 2011

The Official Beer of Sled Island http://instagr.am/p/GY1Re/

@sledisland I really dig being able to listen to sweet tunes and drink a beer on the grass this year. Well played #SledIsland
robotworkers
June 25, 2011

Just left the Plaza. Great atmosphere and a great place to have a beer. Calgary Police Services and @sledisland team should be applauded.
alexYYC
June 26, 2011

Sled Island http://instagr.am/p/GZMBd/

whom ever came up with the idea to license the entire olympic plaza instead of a beer garden deserves an giant shiny award #sledisland
SUNDaleD
June 25, 2011

Olympic Plaza sold out of Mill St. Beer Cash machines out of $$$. #sledisland exceeding ALL expectations!
TerryAtCADA
June 26, 2011

To everyone that attended Sled Island, you are all kinds of awesome! Thank for the amazing support!!!
sledisland
June 27, 2011

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