5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, July 11

Jul 10 2019, 10:11 pm

It’s Free Slurpee Day!

Grab yourself that sugary slush and bring it along for the ride to any one of these wonderful events taking place around Calgary this Thursday, July 11.

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Cowboys Cook-off Barbecue Invitational 2019

What: If you love taking trips to Flavourtown and you don’t care who knows it, then get ready to be very excited. Iconic American television personality Guy Fieri will officially be hitting up the Calgary Stampede this year. The Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives host will be on the mic during the Cowboys Cook-off Barbecue Invitational on July 11.

When: July 11, 2019
Time: 6 pm
Where: Cowboys Music Festival Tent – 1410 Olympic Way SE (Stampede Grounds)
Tickets: Available online

High River Farmers’ Market

What: Located in High River’s beautiful downtown, the outdoor farmers’ market features over 50 vendors on Thursday afternoons until September 12, 2019. You can expect to find everything from locally grown fresh produce, home baked breads, pies, fudge, and smoked meats, as well as unique and handcrafted housewares, jewellery, and clothing. There is also always a variety of food trucks selling everything from wood-fired pizzas, hand-made perogies and more.

When: Every Thursday until September 12, 2019
Time: 3:30 to 6:30 pm
Address: High River Downtown – 4 Avenue S.W. and 1 Street S.W.
Admission: Free

Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven

What: On July 11, 7-Eleven will be celebrating 7-Eleven Day by giving away FREE Slurpee drinks across the country. In past years, 7-Eleven have handed out nearly 900,000 Slurpee drinks at locations all over Canada on the one day. In celebration of their 50 years in Canada, 7-Eleven will also have some seriously cool retro shirts available for purchase — and for you to win. They will also be releasing an exclusive Snapchat experience for you to get involved and #DanceTheSlurp. Head to your local 7-Eleven to scan the Snap code to unlock the experience

When: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Time: All Day
Where: Participating 7-Eleven locations across Canada
Price: Free

Calaway Park

What: Calaway Park presents its 38th season of family fun. Enjoy rides, games, food and more.

When: Open daily until Monday, September 2. Then every Friday and Saturday from September 7 to October 13. Closing day on Monday, October 14.
Time: 10 am to 7 pm until September 2. 11 am to 6 pm from September 7 to October 14
Where: Calaway Park – 245033 Range Road 33
Admission Info: Online

Bridgeland Riverside Farmers’ Market

What: Enjoy local food, live entertainment, and shop for artisan-inspired products at Bridgeland Riverside Farmer’s Market this summer. From bread to beer, frommage to fresh cut flowers, the market hosts diverse and high-quality vendors to meet all of your local shopping needs.

When: Every Thursday until October 3, 2019
Time: 3:30 to 7:30 pm
Address: BRCA Hall – 917 Centre Ave, NE., Calgary
Admission: Free

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