Don’t forget to vote for your #YYC faves in the Best of Calgary survey 🗳 Voting closes tomorrow at midnight! 🕛
There are a bunch of #eastvillageyyc spots nominated – swipe to see them all!
Congratulations #YYC, we made it through a week of -20 weather, and that calls for celebration 🍕
Pick up a pie at the brand new @panago_pizza in the base of Verve and settle in for a warm, cozy night.
📍609 6 Ave SE
Have you visited FISH at the Central @calgarylibrary yet? This artwork was created by Christian Moeller and is composed of 11,000 books in 12 different colours. The installation is approximately three metres (10 feet) tall by 14 metres (45 ft) wide and is located on the 3rd floor of the library.
Have you heard the news? Two very exciting restaurants are coming to @althotel East Village this year! Connie DeSousa and John Jackson (of EV’s own @charbar_yyc) will open @chixeggshop, and Darren MacLean (of @shokuninyyc) will bring his new concept, @barshoku. We can’t wait! 🍴
Need tickets to the sold out @chantalkrev & @rainemaida event at #StudioBell? Visit the East Village Experience Centre from Feb 1-4 and you can enter to win a pair! 🎟
The EV Experience Centre is open...
Sat & Sun: 11-5
📍553 Riverfront Ave SE
This week is a chilly one, so we’ve put out some fire pits to warm you up! Come get toasty from 4:00-6:00PM (Mon-Fri) on your way home from work 🔥 You’ll find the fire pits at the south base of the George C. King Bridge, just east of the Simmons Building along RiverWalk.
🎶 Sweet acoustic sounds courtesy of @masondavidjenkins 🎶
East Village hearts the arts! 🧡
@hprodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts, has been putting on amazing shows all month, and this weekend they’re coming to EV!
Catch ‘The Shoe Project’ at the new Central Library this Saturday and Sunday.
Find tickets at hprodeo.ca
On January 25th, put on your best tartan and join fellow fans of the Bard for a Scottish-inspired evening at the St. Louis Hotel.
The 3rd annual Robbie Burns Bash will feature samplings from some of #YYC’s best restaurants, plus beer, wine and scotch tastings.
All proceeds from this event go to @thealexchc, an organization that provides health and wellness services in East Village and across the city.
🎟 Tickets: robbieburnsbash2019.eventbrite.ca 🎟
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Great date alert 🚨We’ve got your Saturday night all planned out! Head over to the legendary @kingeddyyyc to hear soul-soca singer @karellac as she heats up the stage 🔥
Tag your date for a chance to win 2 tickets to the show this Saturday, January 19th.
We’re having a tough time keeping our cool after finding out that #YYC is on the @nytimes list of 52 Places to Go in 2019!!
The stunning new @calgarylibrary was highlighted, alongside @nmc_canada, @althotel East Village and the upcoming M2 building by @xycdesign.
Feeling pretty darn proud of our neighbourhood today!
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Saddle up and hold onto your hats! The 33rd annual @hprodeo is taking over the city from January 9-27, bringing theatre, music, dance and multidisciplinary art to #YYC.
We’ve got TWO flex passes to give away that you can redeem for amazing performances that hail from all around the world.
To enter, like this post and tag the friend you’re going to catch some #HPRodeo shows with!
⭐️ Swipe left for a look at some of this year’s shows ⭐️
1. Hammered Hamlet
3. Pearle Harbour’s Chautauqua
4. Live Your Prime with Damien Frost
5. Mozart’s Birthday Party
6. Café Daughter
7. Cow Love
Have you visited @lukescentrallibrary yet? You won’t be disappointed by their stacked sandwiches, great coffee, and locally made pastries! It’s the perfect spot to dig into the holds you just picked up 📚
Safe to say that the new Central Library was our 2018 highlight!
Merry Christmas, East Villagers! Wishing you and your loved ones a safe and happy holiday 🎄
After ➡️ Before
In 2014, the new Central Library was still a distant dream when we shared the building’s design details in East Village Experience Magazine.
Now, the future really IS here. This literary landmark is everything we were dreaming of – and more.
They say ‘be careful what you wish for’...but maybe we could have just a little bit of snow for a white Christmas ❄️
5th Street Square was looking oh so wintry and beautiful at our Light Up the Square event earlier this month!
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Will you be visiting East Village this holiday season? Maybe you’re scouting for #evKissmas mistletoe, or picking up @sidewalkcitizen treats for your Christmas party.
No matter the reason for your visit, Calgary Parking Authority wants to make it easy and stress-free with their ParkPlus app. Enter to win $50 of parking credits by tagging the friend you’ll be getting in the holiday spirit with!
It’s day 2 of the @sheempowersyyc Christmas Market 🎄
Swing by from 11AM-7PM to support local female entrepreneurs – there are over great 20 vendors to shop from! The market will be on tomorrow as well from 11AM-6PM.
Don’t forget to pick up a candy cane from our EV team!
Find out if you’re getting presents or coal for Christmas!🎄
December 16th is the last ‘Sundays with Santa’ at the East Village Experience Centre. Stop by from noon-1:00PM to check out the Northern Reflections Window Exhibition and snack on some milk and cookies.
📍553 Riverfront Ave SE (just west of the Simmons Building)
Don’t forget to look up as you’re walking around East Village this holiday season! You might just find yourself under some mistletoe.
Snap a photo of yourself with a loved one (dog, BFF, mom, significant other) and post it with the hashtag #evKissmas. We’ll share our favourite mistletoe moments!