We are well into September and the awesome food and beverage-centric events just keep on coming – and we are thrilled about it.
Here are 5 Calgary food events to check out, all taking place in or near the city this week, September 18 to 24, 2017.
Celebrate Oktoberfest with a four-course meal of beer-infused dishes paired with both local and Toronto brews. Chef Lindsey has developed a one-night-only, special Bavarian menu that’s a can’t-miss. This event will be hosted at Mill Street Brewpub and will be lead by in-house Head Brewer, Bennie Dingemanse.
When: September 19 from 6 to 9 pm
Where: Mill Street Brewpub Calgary, 219 17 Avenue SW
Cost: $58; buy via Eventbrite
Annual celebration of all things German is back! Calgary Oktoberfest will be running two days – September 22 and 23. Festivalgoers can expect local craft beer, authentic Bavarian breweries, and food along with traditional Oktoberfest music, dancers, games, and more. Tickets include a sample mug and an Oktoberfest hat.
When: September 22 and 23
Where: Upper BIG Four Building, Stampede Park, 20 Roundup Way SE
Cost: $14.99 to $29.99; buy via Showpass
Head to Calgary’s most authentic German beer hall, WURST, to enjoy some authentic German food and entertainment with traditional Shuplatter dancers and A Bavarian band. Attendees will get a complimentary 1L ceramic boot filled with Steam Whistle Pilsner.
When: September 23 at 6 pm to 2 am
Where: WURST, 2437 4 Street SW
Cost: $35; buy via Showpass
The fourth annual YYC Pizza Week is almost here! This year more than 40 local food vendors have signed to support local businesses and charities in Calgary. During this event the public is invited to visit various YYC Pizza Week Restaurants around town and get a Thick, Thin or Gluten Free pizza for $20, with $3 of every pizza going back to Calgary Meals on Wheels.
When: Friday, September 22 to Sunday, October 1
Where: Participating pizzerias in Calgary. Click here for details.
The Kiwanis Apple Festival is a celebration of special cuisine, entertainment, education, and outdoor exploration of a very special place – Kamp Kiwanis. This festival features apple baking and tasting, live entertainment, a farmers market, a silent auction, and more.
When: September 23 to 24 from 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Kamp Kiwanis, 241001 Range Road 42
Cost: Admission is free