December 1 to 17

Join us on 17th Ave for free events including Christmas movies, live performances, Santa pictures and more!


From mom and pop-owned bakeries to award winning restaurants and everything in between, 17th Ave is truly one of the most diverse dining sectors in Calgary. This iconic street boasts an array of restaurants and eateries highlighting some of the best chefs in Calgary, along with cuisine from all over the globe. Whether you’re coming down for a night on the town at one of the many popular drinking holes, or you’re looking to try something completely new, you can find it all on 17th Ave.


Shop till you drop on 17th Ave where you’ll find everything from locally-made styles and luxury brands to home décor, sporting equipment, grocery essentials, electronics, collectibles, art and so much more. If you’re looking to spice up your wardrobe, find a gift for someone special, or just window shop all day, 17th Ave is the place to do it.


One of the things that makes 17th Ave so special is the variety of different businesses that line its streets. You can find art galleries and craft stores, fitness studios and gyms, luxury spas, salons, an escape room and more. Whether you’re coming down to 17th Ave to grab a bite or run some errands, there’s tons of fun to be had on Calgary’s most iconic street.


Discover the ’undiscovered’ on 17th Ave, home to more than 700 unique businesses between 2nd Street SW and 16th Street SW. Not only can you find some of Calgary’s best shopping and dining on this historical avenue, but there is also a number of professional services ranging from health and wellness to interior design, law, phycologists and more.

New on the Ave


Warm up at this new Mediterranean escape, @olearestaurant_, located just off 17th Ave and dishing up Greek, Italian and Spanish-inspired dishes and cocktails.

They officially opened on November 21, so stop in at 1520 14 Street SW and indulge in a mosaic of sunny European cuisine.

what’s on 17th

As a part of our 17th Days of Christmas, we will be launching a 17-day advent calendar on December 1 that will feature a new deal or promotion at one of your favourite 17th Ave businesses each day until December 17! 

Be sure to check back daily, as each promotion will last for ONE DAY ONLY, and we promise you won't want to miss out on these amazing deals 🎁

Calendar launches December 1, so stay tuned... 

#17thdaysofchristmas #meetmeon17th #adventcalendar #yycsales #yycdeals #yycshopping #yycnow #yycliving #shoplocal #shoplocalyyc #supportsmallbusiness #supportlocal #yycinfluencer #yyceats #yycfoodie #tourismcalgary #urbacalgary #dailyhiveyyc #curiocitycalgary
Warm up at this new Mediterranean escape, @olearestaurant_, located just off 17th Ave and dishing up Greek, Italian and Spanish-inspired dishes and cocktails🍋

They officially open today, so stop in at 1520 14 Street SW and indulge in a mosaic of sunny European cuisine. 
#meetmeon17th #olearestaurant #calgary #calgaryeats #calgaryfood #calgaryfoodie #calgarylife #eatlocal #eatlocalyyc #food #foodgram #foodie #foodlovers #foodphotography #instafood #yyc #yycbuzz #yyceats #yyceatscalgary #yycfood #yycfoodies #yycliving #yyclunch #yycnow #yycrestaurants
Christmas is coming to 17th Ave! 

From December 1 to 17, join us for the 17th Days of Christmas, a next level Holly Jolly event featuring classic Christmas movies on the big screen in Tomkins Park, local bands rocking out festive tunes, a 17-day virtual advent calendar complete with amazing deals, pictures with Santa, Instagram-worthy snow and ice sculpting and so much more! Plus, it’s all FREE! 

Stay tuned for updates... because it's going to be epic!🎄🎁
You've heard of Black Friday, 17th Ave has Red Thursday. 

The day has FINALLY arrived! It's Red Thursday on 17th Ave, and we have an epic day of sales, promotions, in-store events, food and drink specials and more for you on Calgary's favourite Ave! 

Want to know where to find all of these amazing deals?! Head to the link in bio for a complete list of participating businesses and their amazing offerings. 

You won't want to miss this one-day event... 

#meetmeon17th #redthursday #yycsales #yycdeals #yycshopping #yycnow #yycliving #shoplocal #shoplocalyyc #supportsmallbusiness #supportlocal #yycinfluencer #yyceats #yycfoodie #tourismcalgary #urbacalgary #dailyhiveyyc #curiocitycalgary
We are ONE DAY away from Red Thursday! 

We are so excited for this inaugural event on 17th Ave! Check out amazing deals, promotions, food and drink specials and more... 

Participating businesses include: 




Find the full list of deals at the link in bio! See you tomorrow, Calgary! 😎

#meetmeon17th #redthursday #yycsales #yycdeals #yycshopping #yycnow #yycliving #shoplocal #shoplocalyyc #supportsmallbusiness #supportlocal #yycinfluencer #yyceats #yycfoodie #tourismcalgary #urbacalgary #dailyhiveyyc #curiocitycalgary
How have you been prioritizing your mental and physical health this month, YYC? 

In honour of Movember and our current partnership with the @nllroughnecks to raise money for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre, we have also rounded up a list of 17th Ave businesses who focus on men’s physical and mental health every day of the year. 

Learn more at the link in bio. 

#meetmeon17th #movember #movemberyyc #menshealth #mentalhealth #physicalhealth #calgaryroughnecks #nnlroughnecks #calgary #17thavesw

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Located on 17th Ave SW between 2nd Street SW and 16th Ave SW, this sprawling entertainment district is home to tons of local and diverse businesses ranging from award-winning restaurants and cuisine from around the globe to local clothing and accessory boutiques, vintage and consignment shops, home furnishing and décor stores, sporting goods stores, big name stores, grocers and more. You can also find a variety of different services including fitness studios, hair salons, spas, and tons of different wellness services like acupuncture, massage, and chiropractic.