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Downtown Calgary Events – Week of August 22nd, 2016

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Final Pop-Up Picnic – Aug 24, 2016

Our final Pop-Up Picnic of 2016 will be held at the John J. Bowlen green space on the corner of 7th Avenue and 6th Street SW. It features the ever-popular Green Fools Circus camp and will include activities such as stilt walking, unicycle riding, juggling and more! Stop by and bring the family or just bring your lunch for a unique downtown experience.

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Stephen Ave Market – Aug 23, 2016

Delisle Marketing and Events brings more than 40 vendors down to Stephen Avenue between 10am and 3pm. Browse fresh produce, meats, apparel, honey and much more! The market returns to Stephen Avenue on September 6th and 20th.

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Rooftop Monster movie – Aug 24, 2016

This week’s movie: Big Man Japan

Join Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF), Downtown Calgary and the Marriott this August under the stars and city lights for a Rooftop Screening Series overlooking Stephen Avenue on the rooftop of the newly renovated Marriott hotel. There will be full food and beverage service on the patio bar. Admission is free and open to the general public. This event is family friendly and we welcome kids who want to wear their best monster costume to attend!

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Final Street Piano show – Aug 25, 2016

Calgary’s very own Chris Nevile and PJ Lavergne will bring their indie-rock sensibilities to the Woodlands piano (332 6 ave SW) for an epic sing-along for the final street piano performance. The pianos themselves will continue to live on the streets of Downtown Calgary, so please feel free to enjoy them!

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Ribfest 2016 – Aug 25 – 28, 2016

Fans of BBQ will want to make their way to Eau Claire Festival Plaza for the very first Ribfest! Admission is free, just pay for what you eat/drink! Featuring Ribs, Chicken and Pulled Pork, Patios, Craft Beer and Wine Pairings, Live MUSIC, Prizes, Best In Ribs and Pulled Pork Eating Contests, Food DEMOS, & MORE.


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