Macaron Day is right around the corner, landing on Tuesday, March 20 this year.
Calgary is something of a haven when it comes to the Macacrons, with many shops and bakeries around the city offering their own versions of the coffee accompaniments.
If you haven’t yet had the chance to try out some of these places, no worries! There’s no better day to try it out than on the one literally dedicated to macarons, and you may even find yourself saving some cash through celebratory deals.
Here’s a few spots around the city to find the colourful (and delicious) little confections.
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What: This place is famous for their macarons, and they even offer Macaron 101 baking classes for those looking to make their own little sweets. Classes for March 20 are 25% in celebration of Macaron Day, though there are only a few spots left.
Where: 810C 16th Avenue SW, Calgary
Hours: Sunday to Wednesday: 10am to 6pm, Thursday to Saturday: 10am to 8pm
Cost: $2.25 each
What: With more than 50 flavours of Macaron, Yann Haute Patisserie is sure to have something to please those tastebuds come Tuesday.
Where: 329 23rd Avenue SW
Hours: Mondays: Closed, Tuesday to Saturday: 9am to 7pm, Sundays: 9:30am to 7pm
Cost: $2.05 each
What: If you’re looking for gluten-free options this Maracron Day, Ohh La La Bakery has you covered. They specialize in tasty gluten-free treats, and their macarons are no exception. This bakery doesn’t operate out of their own storefront, but you can find their products at local stores.
Where: Amaranth, Community Natural Foods, Italian Centre, Made Foods, Nutter’s, Planet Organic, and Unimarket
Hours: Varies by store
What: Wow is right! This bakery sells macarons by the box, presenting them in their own personal style that is perfect for the ‘Gram.
Where: Chinook Park Plaza – 108, 5809 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary
Hours: 9am to 7pm
Cost: $13.50 for a box of six
What: Located in the heart of downtown, Sweet Relief Pastries is the perfect place to pick up a few sweet (or savoury!) treats the next time you’re hitting the town.
Where: 120 13th Avenue SW, Calgary
Hours: Tuesday to Friday: 10:30 am to 6 pm, Saturday: 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday and Monday: Closed
Cost: $2 each