Here’s What You NEED to do on 17th Ave Before Summer Ends
Yes, it is technically September, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the upcoming warm weather and events taking place this weekend on 17th Ave – Celebrate Pride, shop for Back to School, and check out all the amazing food and drink specials taking place all weekend long, and end your Summer with a BANG!
Calgary Pride Radio Launch Party
On Sept. 5, Trolley 5 will be hosting Calgary Pride’s Radio Launch and Drag shoe in the Trolley 5 Atrium starting at 3 p.m. This ticket is $5 and includes your first drink, as well as a donation to Calgary Pride. The event will feature three drag show performances, a $4 Happy Hour from 3-6 p.m., and $5 sleeves of Trolley 5’s Inclusion Ale. Get your tickets at www.showpass.com/prideradiolaunchparty/
Find our more at trolley5.com
Lounge Eighteen’s End of Summer Bash
End Summer with a bang at Lounge Eighteen’s End of Summer Bash on Sunday, Sept. 6, featuring hosts Rich and Mike from @rmpromotionsyyc, and beats courtesy of @dj.mikeyyyc. Enjoy delicious food, cocktails and specials including 6 oz. of Sangria for $10, Sangria jug for $25, and $15 Steak Sandwich. Email email@example.com to reserve your table. Limited seating is available to allow for social distancing.
Find out more at loungeeighteen.com
Danielle’s Consignment End of Summer Sale
Whether you’re shopping fall styles and back to school, or you’re looking for end of Summer deals, Danielle’s Consignment has it all. In addition to the hundreds of fall styles hitting their racks this month, they also have an ongoing sale with as much as 50% off items.
Find out more at shopdaniellesconsignment.com
League YYC Opening
The wait is almost over, and soon, Calgarians will be able to sweat it out at 17th Ave’s newest fitness studio, which incorporates Spin, HIIT, and Yoga!
Check them out at leagueyyc.com for information on pricing and their schedule.
End of Summer Party at Lately
Lately is wrapping up Summer in style with their Labour Day Long Weekend Finale End of Summer Party, where you can enjoy tapas, cocktails and good beats on Sunday, Sept. 6. You can also celebrate with them Wednesday through Saturday and enjoy their weekly specials such as half priced wine and charcuterie on Wednesday, their Latin party on Thursday, featuring DJ Wacho and DJ Alejandrop, Champagne specials on Friday, and Cocktail specials and RNB vibes from DJ Amante on Saturday.
Find out more at latelycalgary.ca
Ollia Macarons For Lebanon
Check out Ollia’s newest Baklava-inspired macaron created by Ollia’s Lebanese baker and macaron 101 instructor, Rita. In light of the recent and devastating blast, and Lebanon’s rising food insecurity, Rita and the team at Ollia will be selling these macarons, which feature a creamy pistachio buttercream and a chewy centre with honey, lemon, rode water, pistachios and pecans, with 100% of the sales being donated to the @lebfoodbank.
Find out more at byollia.com
Made By Marcus new September Flavours
It may be September, but I think we’re all collectively crossing our fingers for a few more weeks of this Summer sun we’ve been getting, and there isn’t much better than a cold cone from Made By Marcus on a hot day – although there really is never a bad time for ice cream. Check out their new September flavours, including Sweet Taber Corn & Blackberry, Jon’s Greatest Hits, Caramel Apple Cheddar Pie, and Almond Butter & Concord Grape (Vegan).
Find out more at madebymarcus.ca
Thrift Couture $5 Fashion Rack
Head to Thrift Couture for your back to school shopping, and check out all their new Fall items, which are brought in daily, as well as their sale rack, where everything is $5 or less. Yes, you heard that right!
Find out more at thriftcouture.ca
Cheeseburger Week at the Coup
The Coup will be participating in Le Burger Week from Sept. 1 to 7, and serving up their vegan version of a smash burger, featuring a quinoa potato beet patty on a potato bun, witt “American cheese,” fennel ketchup, and fermented Alberta cukes. Order one of these bad boys, where funds will be donated to United Way.
Find out more at thecoup.ca
The Coup Annual Pride Brunch
Breakfast in Bed? Yes Please. This year, The Coup will be offering take-home brunch and champagne in collaboration with @yycsexualhealth, @eatcrowyyc, and @yellowdoor yyc, in support of the LGBTQ+ youth and Camp fYrefly. Once you’ve got your tasty brunch, log in and enjoy the show. Tickets available at www.generoussolutions.com/e/pride-brunch-2020-462.
Find out more at thecoup.ca
National Pop Up Pride Event
Head to National this Saturday, Sept. 5 for their Pop Up Pride Event.
Find out more at ntnl.ca
Ten Degrees Chocolate Paint and Sip Nights
Check out 17th Ave’s newest chocolate factory café and dessert lounge for one of their events taking place this week. On Wednesday night from 7-8 p.m., they’re hosting a Paint ‘N Sip night, which includes an hour of painting, sipping wine and tasting chocolate (yes please), or the Pairings with Beer taking place on Thursday from 7-8 p.m., where you discover how different wines pair with chocolate, their Chef’s Table event on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m., which is a four course meal created by their chef, and another Paint and Sip event on Saturday from 7 to 8 p.m. Check out their website for information on pricing.
Find out more at tendegreeschocolate.ca
Live Soccer at Ship & Anchor
If you’re still reeling over the Flames playoff loss, head to Ship & Anchor, where they will be showing the UEFA National League Games all week, everyday. Book your table at shipandanchor.com
Find out more at shipandanchor.com
Diva Hair Salon – Back to School Deal
This September, enjoy a free haircut with select stylists when you book a colour or highlight at Diva Hair Salon. Or enjoy an Aveda customized facial for just $99. *Mention this offer at the time of booking. Some conditions may apply. Offer ends September 30, 2020.
Find out more at divasalonspa.com