5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, May 4

May 4 2017, 5:45 pm

There’s lots happening in the city today from eating all the tacos to dressing up a Riverdale character for a themed party.

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Craving Kensington

This March, Calgary Food Tours is bringing back everyone’s favourite, Craving Kensington. On this 3-hour walking-tour, you will eat your way through this inner city village at some of the foodie hotspots, while also learning about the charming history and architecture of the area! Bon appétit!

  • Where: Meet at Pulcinella Ristorante – 1147 Kensington Crescent NW
  • When: Thursday’s in March to November 2017
  • Cost: $115

YYC Taco Fiesta

Participating eateries 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. At the end of the festival on May 5 there will be a Cinco De Mayo bash at an unnamed surprise location – we’ll keep you updated as details come.

  • Where: Over 25 participating restaurant in Calgary and the surrounding area
  • When: Friday, April 28 to Sunday, May 7

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

Archie Party

Calling all Riverdale fans! Come celebrate the ending of the first of many seasons of this Archie Comic adapted sitcom at Tubby Dog. Dress up like your favourite character and enjoy Jughead-style burger specials, jellybeans, boozy milkshakes, diner style fries, banana splits and more!

  • Where: Tubby Dog – 103 1022 17 Avenue SW
  • When: May 4

Alberta Ballet Presents: Our Canada

Come and celebrate both Canada’s 150th Birthday and Alberta Ballet’s 50th Birthday in this beautiful ballet married to the music of Canadian Legend, Gordon Lightfoot. You will be transported on a journey through our province and country as the secrets of our nation are portrayed through a series of visual poems and intimate duets.

  • Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Avenue NW
  • When: May 4 – 6
  • Cost: $29 and up
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