5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, February 13

Feb 13 2018, 4:18 pm

Take some time to yourself this Tuesday by checking out some great events around the city.

Between awesome happy hours, crazy museum exhibits, and some seriously interesting workshops, there’s something for everyone going on in Calgary today.

You’ve just got to get out there and do it!

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Drops of Gratitude Self Love Bracelet Making Workshop 

  • When: Learn how to make your very own love bracelet to give to the most important person in your life: You!
  • When: Tuesday, February 13
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Outside the Shape – 1222 10th Avenue SE
  • Tickets:  Online, $60

Local Love Notes Pop-Up 

  • What: At all three Village Ice Cream locations there will be a pop-up featuring different local stationary designers between February 1 and 14. Heather Buchanan will be at Victoria Park, ImPaper at Brittania Plaza, and Feast Letter Press at Garrison Woods. Follow each of the artists on Instagram for a chance to win a free Valentine’s date night at Village Ice Cream!
  • When: February 1 to 14
  • Time: See hours for each location
  • Where:
    • Victoria Park – 431 10th Avenue SE
    • Britannia Plaza – 820 49th street SW
    • Garrison Corner – 2406 34th Avenue SW

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

  • What: For the entire month of February, various cafes, restaurants and chocolatiers are featuring their very own creative twists on a traditional hot chocolate. Spend an afternoon touring the city, trying out the various concoctions, and voting for your favourite – just be prepared for a serious sugar coma afterwards. Proceeds from each drink will go towards Calgary Meals on Wheels.
  • When: February 1 to 28, 2018
  • Where: Various locations around the city

All Day Happy Hour on Daily at Featured Breweries

  • What: February has been declared as “FeBREWary.” Essentially, it’s a month long celebration of craft brewers, craft beer lovers, the craft beer community, and, really, just about everything to do with craft beer! Each day in February will have an all-day happy hour at each corresponding brewery – see full calendar here.
  • When: February 1 to 28
  • Where: All national locations


  • What: This is Alberta’s only photography festival and it’s coming to Calgary for the month of February. Check out over 40 photography exhibitions at galleries around the city, get your portfolio reviewed by professionals, and participate in exciting workshops as you let your inner photographer become instantly inspired!
  • When: February 1 to 28
  • Where: Various locations around the city
  • Tickets: Varies per event, many are free
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