Calgary is bustling with festivals and events all summer long. While visiting Calgary for IAWP 2018, be sure to experience some of the sights, sounds, and tastes Calgary has to offer!
If you are ready to veg out, try the Calgary Vegetarian Food Festival on August 26 from 10-4 pm at the Bowness Community Centre for showcases of vegetarian and vegan foods from local vendors.
The Calgary Night Market at Southcentre Mall on August 25 & 26 hosts a market of local vendors that feature artisanal goods, foods, live music and some of Calgary’s best food trucks. Plus, admission is free!
If the vegetarian festival isn’t quite your style, try Calgary Ribfest from August 25-27 for 3 days of grilling heaven. Featuring ribs, BBQ chicken, and pulled pork with live music, craft beer, and wine pairings. Take your passion for pulled pork to the next level with the Pulled Pork Eating contest! This event takes place at Eau Claire Market in downtown Calgary.
If you are interested in a small road trip, head down to Okotoks for Chili Fest for western-themed actives and a chili cook-off! Taste the challengers’ creations or register and compete yourself! The event will include live music, children’s activities, and a street market.