Written by Tammy Bogdane
Go shawty, it’s your birthday!
No better way to ring in a new year than with a partay that you can let loose at.
Landing on a weekend, Calgary has a ton of places hosting Canada Day parties this Saturday. Here’s a quick list of some for you to check out.
National on 17th
No need to leave Calgary to enjoy mountain brews this Canada Day. National on 17th is bringing them to you by featuring Banff Ave. Brewing Co. and Jasper Brewing Co. at their Canada Day celebration. They will be having a Canadian themed BBQ, Sleeves on special for $5 and a chance to win a weekend getaway in the mountains.
- Where: 550 17 Ave SW, Calgary
- When: July 1, 2017 from 11 am to 2 am
Bring in 150 with Kid Ink
Marquee is hosting a hip hop show featuring Kid Ink and Eazy Mac. They are known for putting on unreal shows, so this is sure to be a great time. Grab your friends and head down. Tickets range from $35 to $55 can be purchased on Ticketfly.
- Where: 4630 Macleod Trail S, Calgary
- When: July 1, 2017 from 9 pm to 2 am
Music Calgary – Drakefest
What is more Canadian than Drake? Music Calgary will be playing all the bangers Drake has to offer including his mix tapes. Of course they’ll be playing other artists throughout the years as well. Specials for the evening include $4.50 shots of tequila and Jager, so you’ll be sure to get lit this Canada Day.
- Where: 1140 – 10th Ave SW, Calgary AB
- When: July 1, 2017 from 9pm to 2am
Jam out at the Ship and Anchor
If chilling out listening to a jam sesh is more your vibe for Canada Day, the Ship and Anchor is hosting Napalmpom, Meisha & The Spanks and Static Shift. Head down to enjoy a brew, and some great live music.
- Where: 534 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 0B1
- When: July 1, 2017 from 2pm to 2am
Canada Day Beach Party – Trolley 5
Looking for an epic beach party without leaving the city? Trolley 5 is hosting a beach party on their patio. DJ Ollie-Oop will be there spinning, they will have $5 drink specials and giveaways!
- Where: 728 17 Ave SW, Calgary
- When: July 1, 2017 from 1 pm to 2am
Performance by Tegan and Sara
Spend your Canada Day listening to the Emmy nominated vocals of Calgary’s own Tegan and Sara. The local celebrities will play downtown Calgary on Riverfront Ave.
- Where: Riverfront Avenue East
- When: July 1, 2017 10 to 11pm
11th Annual CIBC Canada Day Bash Featuring Downway
This punk show is obviously amazing because it has been running for 11 years! Downway is a Canadian punk band that has been together since ‘95, so they definitely know how to put on a good show. Get your tickets here for $20
- Where:Distortion – Live Music Venue: 3828 MacLeod Trail S., Calgary AB
- When: July 1, 2017 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
150th Birthday means $1.50 beers
Hudson’s Canada’s Pub will have half price drinks and $1.50 beers ALL DAY. Get there early to get your party started. Whether you spend all night here, or go just to get your pre-party started, Hudson’s has definitely got you covered for cheap drinks and good music.
- Where: 1201 5 St SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0Y6
- When: July 1, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
The All Canadian Canada Day Patio Party “Eh”
O’ Canada! Another year older but still just as beautiful! On Saturday, July 1st, come celebrate Canada Day 150 with us! Patio will be open at 6PM! Come let us crack you a cold one! Text (587) 576-5669 to get on the guest list #canadaday #yyc #calgaryevents #2017 #canadaday150 #knoxcalgary #knoxedup #saturdaynight #patioseason #patioweather #twistedtea #tequila #shots #potd #allthingscanadian
Celebrate at Knoxville’s Tavern with $4 dollar tequila and twisted teas on their epic patio.
- Where: 840 9 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0L9
- When: July 1, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Canada Day Patio Party
Calgary’s first ever Caribbean Patio Party will be taking place at Richardo’s. Now this is an afternoon party, but it is a good place to start your evening. They will feature all of the rhythms of Caribbean and island inspired bevvies. Get there early because capacity is limited.
- Where: 1530 5 St SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2X6
- When: July 1, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.