5 things to do in Calgary today: Friday, May 5

May 5 2017, 1:53 pm

Happy Friday Calgary! You’ve made it to the weekend so whatever you’re in the mood for, there’s something for you to do today.

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YYC Taco Fiesta

YYC Taco Fiesta is a new taco festival that runs at the end of April and into May. Participating eateries (which are to be announced) will offer either individual tacos for $4 to $6, or a larger taco platter that will be anywhere from $12 to $18. YYC Taco Fiesta aims to mobilize the taco-loving community and get people into restaurants to purchase these special dishes. Partial proceeds from the taco sales (15%) will be donated to the Calgary Homeless Foundation and Kids Up Front.

  • Where: Over 30 participating restaurant in Calgary and the surrounding area
  • When: Friday, April 28 to Friday, May 5

Jane’s Walk

Celebrate your neighborhood in the 9th annual Jane’s Walk on May 5-7. This is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors and create new friendships, while learning funny, informative and exploratory facts about your neighborhood, while sharing with others the unique knowledge that you know. Everyone should be an expert on the place where they live!

  • Where: Various Locations
  • When: May 5-7
  • Cost: FREE

Canmore Uncorked

Eat, drink and eat some more at this annual award winning, 12-day food festival, held in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

  • Where: Various locations in and around Canmore
  • When: May 3 -14
  • Cost: Prices may vary

Market Collective

Shop all of your favourite local artists, makers and brands at the May Edition of Market Collective. Also, don’t forget to check out the delicious Food Truck Rally that will be happening outside on 1st Street SW, there will be over 10 of Calgary’s best food trucks for you to choose from each day!

  • Where: Chinese Cultural Centre – 197 1 Street SE
  • When: May 5-7
  • Cost: $5

Calgary International Beerfest

If you’re a beer drinker then you absolutely can’t miss out on this festival! You will have the opportunity to sample more than 500 different types of beers from all over the world, while becoming more educated on the craft. You will also receive a sample festival mug to take home as a souvenir!

  • Where: BMO Centre, Stampede Park – 20 Roundup Way SW
  • When: May 5-6
  • Cost: Prices vary
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