Jul 04

Downtown Calgary Events - Week of July 4th, 2016

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First Flip Pancake Breakfast - July 7, 2022

Calgary’s First Pancake Breakfast of the Stampede season right on Stephen Avenue outside the Telus Convention Centre. Join us, along with the Calgary Parking Authority, Tourism Calgary, and the Calgary Telus Convention Centre for a FREE pancake breakfast on July 7th from 7:30am to 10:30am.

We’ll be just outside the Telus Convention Centre (between 1st street SE and Centre street on 8th avenue) serving up flapjacks, sausage, coffee, juice and more at our annual free breakfast. Joining us again this year is Jacquie Drew and the Crew and other entertainers that will get your toes tappin’.

This year you can “Flip a Toonie” to support the National Music Centre’s Guitar Club and check out the silent auction.

No RSVP required and it’s completely free!

Market on Stephen Ave - July 5, 2022

The Market on Stephen Avenue returns from 10am to 3pm with more great vendors. Stop by on your lunch break, or make a trip down to browse more than 2 full blocks of vendors on the avenue including fresh produce, crafts, meats, baked goods and much more.

Upcoming markets include July 5th, July 19th, August 9th, August 23rd, September 6th & September 20th.

Pop-Up Piano Series - July 5 & 7, 2016

In July our Pop-Up Piano Series features free performances on Tuesdays and Thursdays!

Catch Sheldon Zandboer on the Woodlands Piano (332 6th avenue SW) on Tuesday, July 5th, from Noon to 1pm. Sheldon is one of Calgary’s premier jazz pianists who is known for working behind the scenes on many recordings, theatre projects, song writing and film soundtracks.

On Thursday, July 7th, catch Andrea Petrity on the Wee Little Piano Book Exchange located at Fifth Avenue Place (420 2nd street SW). Petrity is a born and raised Calgarian who studied jazz and contemporary music at Mount Royal and has lent her talents to cruise ships, theatre productions, big bands, jazz festivals and recordings.

Join us each Tuesday and Thursday all month long!

Circus Pop-Up Picnic - July 6, 2022

Join us and the Green Fools at the John J. Bowlen green space (7th avenue & 6th street SW) for a circus themed Pop-Up Picnic!

Bring your lunch and your lunch break outdoors. There will be additional entertainment from Fromage Chaud, vendors including the Old Bratwurst Wagon, Family Freeze Ice Pops, Cococo Chocolaterie in Banker’s Hall! Last year’s circus picnic had people juggling, walking on stilts and much more!

Fluor Rope Square - Starts July 9, 2022

The Calgary Stampede Downtown Attractions Committee is excited to announce that they are once again transforming Olympic Plaza into Fluor Rope Square. Fluor Rope Square is a great place to enjoy free Stampede events. Start your Stampede downtown and enjoy the home of great entertainment, fun, and the world-famous bacon pancakes, and much more during the 2016 Calgary Stampede.

Stampede themed entertainment happens on July 9th, and from July 11th to 16th in Olympic Plaza and down Stephen Avenue.

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