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Happy Hour On 17th Ave!

Cue the patio beers and t-shirt weather, spring has arrived in Calgary and the 17th Avenue Business Improvement Area and its businesses are celebrating with the return of ‘Business is Blooming,’ a four-week calendar of events and promotions that will encourage Calgarians to embrace spring and support local on Calgary’s favourite street. We’re kicking off the month with ‘Eat’ week, which will be comprised of food and drink specials, new spring menus and more! In honour of ‘Eat’ week, we have rounded up some of the best happy hours on 17th Ave, and we recommend you check them out ASAP!

Comery Block

This West Tennessee-Inspired barbecue joint has Monday through Friday happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. where whiskey is half-priced, whiskey cocktails are $4 off and South Block draft is $2 off. Plus, they have daily specials on menu items such as hot chicken, wings and whiskey flights as well as half-priced meats after 10 p.m. each night.

638 17 Ave SW, comeryblock.com

Frenchie Wine Bar

Your favourite cocktail and wine bar has a daily Champagne and grilled cheese happy hour from 5 to 6 p.m. each day, plus daily specials on menu favourites like their drool-worthy fondue, available for half-price on Sundays, as well as ½ wine on Wednesdays. Head to their website to check out the rest of their epic deals.

616 17 Ave SW, frenchieyyc.com 

Trolley 5

Stop in at your favourite brewpub for their daily happy hour where you can get your favourite brews, highballs and wine for just $4.75 each, 3 to 6 p.m. Make sure to check out their daily specials as well, which includes $2 oysters on Tuesday, $6 wings on Wednesday and $6 mimosas, and OH shafts on draft every Saturday and Sunday until 3 p.m.

728 17 Ave SW, trolley5.com 

Lounge Eighteen

Lounge Eighteen kicks off their daily happy hour earlier than most at 1 p.m. with half price water pipes and specials on draught beer, small plates, cocktails and more until 6 p.m. Plus, they have daily specials on bottles of wine, half price desserts, baos, tacos and more!

1005 17th ave SW, loungeeighteen.com


Your favourite Irish pub has happy hour everyday from 2 to 6 p.m., with specials on their house wines, domestic bottles, high balls, 16 oz Jamesons craft lager and 16 oz draft as well as appies like tacos, chicken wings and nachos – plus, happy hour lasts all day every Sunday! If you get there late, they also offer late night deals on highballs, Alberta draft and Jamesons shaft.

1230 17th Ave SW, 17thavenue.jamesonspubs.com 



Indulge in a little ‘afternoon delight’ at Porch, where they offer specials on dishes like their seasonal hummus, pork belly tacos and a half kale caesar salad alongside $5.50 16 oz draft, $8.50 wine on tap and $5.50 well highballs, 3 to 6 p.m. daily.

730 17 Ave SW, porchyyc.com

Whiskey Rose Saloon

Come down for a boot stompin’ good time at Whiskey Rose, who has $10 shareables, $4 Lonestar, $6 house cocktails and $6 shafts on happy hour everyday.

1012 17 Ave SW, whiskeyrosesaloon.com

Calcutta Cricket Club

Some of your favourite Calcutta Cricket menu items are on special each day from 4 to 5 p.m. including chips and curry, chili chicken and papri chat – pair them with cocktails like their Aperol Spritz, on for just $5 during happy hour. 

340 17 Ave SW, calcuttacricketclub.com

The Mash

Start your week off right at The Mash, where every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, you can get BOGO 50% off on pizzas.

1535 5 St SW, masheats.ca

Bros to Go

Happy hour isn’t just for cocktails! Stop into Bros to Go between 2 and 5 p.m. everyday for happy hour on the following sandos: the Lola Burger, Hot Mess and Jam Sesh, all of which will be $14 only!

1527 5 St SW, brostogo.ca

Sensei Bar

Why limit happy to an hour? At Sensei Bar, they host a daily ‘golden hour’ from 4 to 6 p.m. everyday and again from 9 p.,. to late, featuring specials on eats like their baos, albacore tuna, edamame hummus, gochujang lollipops and more alongside half-priced bottles of sake.

1520 14 St SW, senseibar.ca

Lonely Mouth

From 2 to 5 p.m. each day, Lonely Mouth has half price udon, $4 hand rolls, $5 draught and $8 sake – their Udon is made fresh daily, so take advantage of these deals when you can!

528 17 Ave SW, lonelymouthbar.com

Blanco Cantina

From Margarita Mondays an Taco Tuesdays to daily happy hour (from 2 to 5 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. to close), there’s never a shortage of good times and good deals at Blanco Cantina on 17th Ave. In addition to discounted cocktails and Mexican favourites like nachos and specialty tacos, they also have a speed lunch special happening everyday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., where you can choose between two classic tacos or a burrito with a side of chips and guac!

723 17 Ave SW, blancocantina.ca


Join in on Pigeonhole’s “Staff Party” every Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. and get 25% off their entire menu – yes, you heard that right. For three hours on the two best days of the week, you can get a massive discount on Pigeonhole favourites like their muchroom croquettes, half chicken schnitzel and their extensive list of cocktails and wine.

306 17 Ave SW, pigeonholeyyc.ca


You can always expect a good time at this 17th Ave staple, known for its never-ending list of local brews and delectable bar snacks ranging from their 16-inch pizzas to their late-night tater tots. Stop in for happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesday to Friday featuring $21 pizzas, $5 draft, house wine and National classic cocktails, as well as brunch happy hour every weekend from open to 12 p.m.

550 17 Ave SW, ntnl.ca

Ship and Anchor

Stop into Calgary’s favourite community pub for happy hour featuring $1 off pints and highballs and daily shot specials!

534 17 Ave SW, shipandanchor.com 

One Night Stans

This self-proclaimed bar room and divery is always a good spot to throw back some happy hour bevies. From 4 to 6 p.m. each day, you can get $5 beers, wine and highballs as well as other discounted drinks including Mike’s Hard Iced Tea, Black Cherry White Claw, Bud Light Seltzers and more from just $7. Plus, they have $5 jello shots, which are always a good idea.

520 17 Ave SW, onenightstans.ca

Lulu Bar

Lulu Bar is one of Calgary’s hottest restaurants, and for good reason. Their Pacific-inspired menu and cocktail list is drool-worthy, and their Honolulu hour, which runs Monday to Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. and features $3 off all draught, $11 cocktails and half-priced wine and sake. 

510 17 Ave SW, lulubar.ca

Gringo Street

Stop into Gringo Street for Latin Street food and all-day happy hour, Sunday through Thursday with specials on draft beer, house wines, feature cocktails, tequila shots, margaritas and mojitos!

524 17 Ave SW unit 101, gringost.com 

Browns Social House

It’s called a social house for a reason! Stop into this Red Mile staple for their social hour sips, available at discounted prices everyday from 3 to 6 p.m. alongside specials on eats such as their fiesta fries, house made guac and chips, and crispy cauliflower.  

880 16 Ave SW #140, brownssocialhouse.com


This beloved Mexican joint has a 4 to 6 p.m. happy hour seven days a week, and includes $3.50 street tacos, $10 Mexican street fries and specials on highballs and house wine, and of course feature margaritas, half-priced tequila and Dos Equis draught.

1309 17 Ave SW, chilitos.ca


Located in the heart of 17th Ave and 4th Street, PinBar’s arcade games are best complimented with their happy hour specials, which run from 5 to 8 p.m. everyday and include $5 singles and $9 doubles, $6 draft and $12 fishbowls!  

501 17 Ave SW,  pinbaryyc.com

Find more ‘Eat’ events and the rest of the ‘Business is Blooming’ calendar at www.17thave.ca/bloom



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