Well folks, it’s almost here.
Canada has officially been a Confederation for 150 years – and that’s a big number by North American standards – so it’s time for us Canucks to celebrate this milestone the best way we know how, eating and drinking all the patriotic goodies we can get our hockey-playing-syrup-loving hands on!
This occasion is so big that everyone is doing something special to make July 1 the most delicious day in Canadian history.
Here are 73 eats, treats, and drinks to get for Canada 150 in Calgary.
Made By Marcus has created a special edition Nanaimo Bar ice cream just in time for Canada’s Birthday.
Address: #121 1013 17 Ave SW
Crave has special cupcakes, cookies, and maple pecan pies for Canada’s 150. The feature treat from this bakery will be a caramel peanut popcorn feature cupcake.
Fiasco will be offering a limited edition Butter Tart Gelato to celebrate the occasion.
Address: 221 19 Street SE
7-38. Purdys Chocolatier
As per usual, Purdys has a stellar and large selection of goodies for the seasonal occasion. For Canada 150 the nation-wide chocolate purveyor has treats such as Icewine Truffles, Maple Leaf Lollies, Maple Walnut Brittles, and an array of bars and boxes of Canuck-themed chocolates too, check out the whole collection here.
39. Cobs Fresh Bread
Celebrate Canada 150 with COBS Bread Pane di Casa or Sourdough loaves, made with Canadian flour and dusted with a Canadian flag.
From Monday, June 26 to Saturday, July 1, before 11 am, you’ll be able to get hot and scrumptious pancakes in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday in all Ricky’s locations across Canada for just $1.50 each.
41-44. Tim Hortons
Newly launched on menus from coast to coast find four sweet new ways to celebrate with iconic Canadian flavours from the ultra-Canadian brand of coffee houses. There’s a White & Red Velvet Muffin, Maple Timbits, a cinnamon swirled Dutchie doughnut and a Nanaimo Bar Donut.
45-47. Family Freezed
Family Freezed will be serving up these strawberry and aloe Oh Canada popsicles for the special occasion, along with a chocolate-covered banana with patriotic sprinkles.
BeavertTails has unveiled a Nanaimo Bar special BeaverTail pastry for Canada 150. The mobile will be in Prince’s Island Park on July 1 so head there to get your fill of sugary goodness. This treat is only available until September 21.
Location on July 1: Prince’s Island Park
Facebook: BeaverTails Mobile Calgary
Sugarfina has a line of special candies just for Canada Day. Try flavours like Maple Bourbon Caramels, S’mores, and Pale Ale Pints to name a few.
Address: Nordstrom Chinook Centre, 6455 MacLeod Trail SW
67. Canada 150 Happy Hour menu at Hy’s Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar
This menu will be offered in the Hy’s Calgary lounge Monday to Friday from 3 to 7 pm until August 31. Patrons can looks forward to ordering some on Hy’s Canada 150 Cocktails, along with bites like Canadian Prime Beef Sliders, Maple Cured Bacon & Eggs, and “Last Best” Marinated Prime Tender Pops.
When: Now to August 31, Monday to Friday from 3 to 7 pm
Where: At The Core, 8 Avenue and 3 Street
68. Red Racer Across the Nation Collaboration 12-pack from Central City Brewing
BC’s Central City Brewers + Distillers have spearheaded a one-of-a-kind 12-pack featuring special brews from every province and territory. Called the Red Racer Across the Nation Collaboration 12-pack, this once every century-and-a-half kind of release contains a special beer from a brewer in each province that was created just for the occasion, and brewed at Central City’s Surrey, BC facilities.
69-73. Canada 150 Cocktails from Hy’s Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar
Hy’s has created five regionally-inspired cocktails available at all of it’s locations to celebrate Canada 150. The Muskoka Dream, Portage & Main, Spirits of the West, Coastal Wave, and Alpine Glow are all up for order until August 31.
Address: At The Core, 8 Avenue and 3 Street