Ready for round two?

After a crazy fantastic summer at East Village Junction in 2017, we're doing it all again. East Village Junction 2018 opens May 18 and runs until September 3.

East Village Junction—EV’s liveliest lot—is an innovative shipping container shopping hub that’s part outdoor retail hive, part event spot, and really big part community gathering space. East Village Junction offers lots to love, all summer long: retail therapy, workshops, music, art, and YYC Food Trucks. In the comfortable central courtyard, you can sit, savour and shoot the breeze with friends. Pop by often!

REAL DEAL RETAILERS

BARK
Canine lovers rejoice. Stop by for dog treats, accessories, toys and apparel. And be sure to join Bark every Sunday at 10:30am as they lead a dog meet-up and urban walk, including free swag for our human and furry friends.

East Village ConneXion Pod
The space where East Villages people and stories meet. Stop by to discuss the future of our neighbourhood or maybe leave a hand-written note for a neighbour.

Family Squeezed Treat Box
These familiar local faces are back at the Junction offering up their famous delectable summer sweets, including hand-squeezed lemonade, frozen pops, cookie dough and cotton candy.

Meadow Creek Sausage x MOB Honey
Local, sustainable meat… and honey, all under one roof? Oh my! Meadow Creek’s gluten and hormone-free sausage is made with love in Claresholm. MOB Honey is whipped and dipped into splendid blends – why not try cinnamon, truffle or apple smoked?  

Otahpiaaki x PARK Nation-to-Nation
A showcase of indigenous fashion, design and culture, this initiative led by Mount Royal University in partnership with PARK and Sewing Seeds will deliver new programming each week so come by often. You might learn to bead, sew or to speak Blackfoot and Cree languages.

Platform Innovation Studio
There’s a new energy coming to EV in 2020. Platform Innovation Centre will move the city's best minds and ideas forward, turning concepts into entrepreneurial opportunities and scale local businesses into international success stories. Get a sneak peek of what the future holds this summer at Platform Innovation Studio.

Pony Friday
This cheeky apparel brand makes getting dressed way more fun! Follow them on social media to find out more about ‘Free Sock Friday’ and their monthly creative workshop series.

Prairie Bazaar & Ox Eye Wild
Out of this sister duo’s eye for great design comes the sweetest little vintage clothing and home décor shop around. Find delight in this container full of colourful, bohemian treasures!

Rath Bicycle
This family bike shop started with a passion for breathing new life into vintage bikes. Now they’re offering full service sales and rentals in EV. Here’s your chance to show visitors to town our beautiful city on two wheels.

She[Empowers] by Alora
Celebrating local female makers, this collaboration brought to you by Alora Boutique, mixes jewelry, visual art, self-care packages, and more. A wonderful way to support women entrepreneurs in our community… and spoil yourself a little too.

The Painted Bottle Art Gallery
The Painted Bottle is a unique art gallery that promotes, sells and showcases the creative works of talented artists, including that of one of the owners, Angelica Bennett. They proudly feature emerging local Calgary artists as well as established Canadian and International artists.

That Vegan Place 
A collaboration of some super awesome and sought-after local plant based companies, this mini vegan supermarket is excited to make veganism a little more accessible to Calgary marketgoers and the EV community.

WHEN
May 18 - September 3
Fridays: Noon - 8PM
Saturdays, Sundays & Holiday Mondays: 10am-6pm
Monday - Thursday: Closed


WHERE
439 8 Ave SE
1.5 blocks from city hall lrt station, 2.5 blocks south of the riverwalk pathway

 

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WEEKLY PROGRAMS
FRIDAYS, ALL DAY TEA GARDEN, by two penny x sugar water bar
FRIDAYS @ 12:00PM - flow into fitness with live yyc
saturDAYS @ 10:30aM-12:30PM - calgary public library pop-up
sunDAYS @ 10:45aM-12:30PM - urban bark meet-up with bark yyc

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Shopping. Art. Music. Food trucks. Fitness classes. Workshops. And much, much more.

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A POP UP RETAIL PARK TO PEP UP SUMMER

 

Over 10 local retailers to shop from

 

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