It's Christmas time in the city!
Swing by the EV Experience Centre or N3 Sales Centre until December 15 to enter our 'Christmas in the City' contest. Rules and regulations apply - see the EV Ambassadors for details.
Have you spotted mistletoe around the neighbourhood lately? We're celebrating #evKissmas!
And we're making the holidays just a little sweeter by giving away these @master_chocolat chocolate boxes to everyone who posts an #evKissmas photo.
Just show the elves (Urban Ambassadors) at the EV Experience Centre your photo for a box.
For full giveaway details, visit evexperience.com/events
The Christmas menu from @sidewalkcitizen is here! 🎄
Our Christmas menu is out. If you look at it for 2 minutes without averting your eyes and let your mind wander, you will notice it's shaped like a Christmas tree! To pre-order, go to our website.
It's getting very merry at 5th Street Square! We're lighting up the square at 6:45 tonight - come join us! We've got apple cider, cookies and wagon rides. Even St. Nick came for a visit! 🎅🏻 #evEvents
Tonight there's a film screening at the St. Louis Hotel that chronicles Light & Soul's 'The Field Manual' from its inception to its removal from RiverWalk. Can't wait to watch this documentary by @maxkrewiak!
Tomorrow is the last day of the art exhibit and sale at the St. Louis - come check it out from 3-7pm!
Want to share a smooch with someone special this holiday season? Talk a walk in EV - you'll find mistletoe popping up in surprise spots around the neighbourhood!
Post a photo of you and a loved one under the mistletoe with the hashtag #evKissmas. If you show your posted photo to the Ambassadors at the EV Experience Centre, you'll receive a tasty gift for you and your sweetie!
Pucker up, #YYC! 🎄
Did you know that there's an art show & sale going on at the St. Louis Hotel?
You could own a piece of 'The Field Manual' art - the temporary installation that lived on RiverWalk for 2.5 years.
Come check it out and say hello to the fellas from Light & Soul artist collective! The exhibit will run from 3-7pm today and tomorrow.
FYI: seasonal changes to public washroom availability are in effect beginning tomorrow (December 1).
St. Patrick's Island washrooms: 7am - 5pm
RiverWalk washrooms: event use only
Our EV community member, Salvation Army Community Services, has identified a shortage in donations to this year's Christmas Toy program.
Let's come together and make sure that all families in our city experience the spirit of the season.
We'll be accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys at the EV Experience Centre until Thursday, December 15. We'll also accept donations at our holiday events on December 2 and 11 🎁
The artist collective Light & Soul has been working hard to set up their Field Manual exhibit in the St. Louis Hotel!
Their art exhibit runs from Nov 29 - Dec 2 from 3-7pm daily. The film screening takes place Dec 1 from 6-10pm.
Tomorrow, make sure to stop at the new Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites Calgary Downtown to watch the Grey Cup on the big screen and enter to win a free 1-night-stay Fathers Day package! #evLiving #GreyCup #yyc
What? Is that a pop up barber shop at our Movember Market? Yep, it sure is. Come down to the St Louis Hotel and get a hot shave from @johnnysbarberandshop. And check out our other local handsomely wonderful local vendors.
Our first ever Movember Market is officially open for business. Come check out the new St Louis Hotel and our awesome local vendors! We're here til 5pm. #SmallBusinessSaturday
Our amazing neighbours at the East Village Hilton have donated 1 night stay at both the Hilton Garden Inn and the Homewood Suites to the Movember Market! Visit the Market today and donate to the Movember Foundation and you will be eligible to win one of our great door prizes! Doors open at 11am #evLiving
We're so excited to be supporting the Movember Canada Foundation tomorrow! Find the East Village staff at the Movember Market to put in your donation, we will be accepting credit card and cash! All donors will get the chance at one of our awesome door prizes donated by our incredible retailers including..
1. Men’s shaving kit from @kentofinglewood
2. Gift card to @merakisupplyco
3. Gift card and men’s shaving kit @johnnysbarberandshop
4. Movember Leather coaster set by @katmarks_official @lethrbar
5. Gift card to @modernmenswear
6. Signature Tees from @shopnaqp
7. Signature ball cap from @lessoneseven
8. Swag from @freshlaundryco and @theuncmns
9. The Ground Floor album by feature band @leavingthomas
10. Mens stack by @playfield.co
11. Gift certificates from the now open Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites right here in East Village!
Next Friday come light up 5th Street Square!
Join us on December 2nd as we celebrate the annual East Village tree lighting. Chat with your neighbours as you take a ride on a horse-drawn wagon through the streets and pathways of EV. With carolers, cookies, and a visit from the North Pole, you'll be in the holiday spirit in no time!
Tree lighting will take place at 6:45pm.
The Field Manual on RiverWalk was an art installation beloved by Calgarians. RiverWalk now has new temporary art, but you can see the Field Manual artwork one last time!
The artists are hosting an art exhibit and film screening from Nov 29 - Dec 2 in the St. Louis Hotel.
Find all the details on FB by searching 'A Making Of: Art Exhibit and Film Screening'.
Welcome to EV, Hilton!
Dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown opened their doors today to worldly travellers and staycationers alike. We can't wait to show Hilton guests our piece of #YYC!
Have you been to Liz & Lottie yet? Tonight's a great time to swing by - they're having a Holiday Open House to help you check some items off your Christmas shopping list! Open 'til 7pm 🎄
Meet Lauren and Douglas, the owners of @maribakeshop.
These professional pastry chefs have built impressive careers - from London to California - working at fine restaurant groups, leading hotels and even 3-star Michelin Restaurants.
We can't wait to discover Douglas and Lauren's beautiful breads and pastries when Mari opens their doors next month!