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Psst… It’s Popup Picnic Time

“I am downtown treating my taste buds”

Put together by the Downtown Association of Calgary, the Pop-Up Picnic Summer Series in Calgary is all the rage.

What is a Pop-Up Picnic

  • Outdoor lunchtime events that take place from 12pm-1pm every other Wednesday, running from June through to September 2015

What does a Pop-Up Picnic Offer?

  • Food Vendors
  • Entertainment
  • Various themes
  • Games
  • Time in the sun

When and where are the Pop-Up Picnics?

  • July 22nd @ John J Bowlen Green Space (620 7th avenue SW)
  • August 5th @ Suncor Energy Centre (on 6th avenue between Centre and 1st Street SW)
  • August 19th @ Fifth Avenue Place
  • September 2nd @ Barclay Parade (3rd Street & 5th Avenue SW)
  • September 16th @ Stephen Avenue

What are the Theme’s of the Pop-Up Picnics?

  • July 22nd @ John J Bowlen Green Space (620 7th avenue SW) o Pop-Up Circus featuring the Green Fools This is your chance to learn circus tricks from stilt walking to juggling. There will be circus instructors to guide you along the way! Pack a lunch and be sure to try one of Tropic Pops delicious popsicles.
  • August 5th @ Suncor Energy Centre (on 6th avenue between Centre and 1st Street SW) o Tropical Carnival Pop-Up Picnic Pack some food and join us for a Tropical Carnival Pop-Up Picnic. Enjoy some relaxing in the sun; various vendors, and a fun break in the middle of your hectic day.
  • August 19th @ Fifth Avenue Place o Jazz Age Vintage Picnic
  • September 2nd @ Barclay Parade (3rd Street & 5th Avenue SW) o Honens Concrete Sonata Honens Concrete Sonata featuring 2012 Honens Prize Laureate Pavel Kolesnikov on the Woodlands Piano.
  • September 16th @ Stephen Avenue o Beakerhead Beakerhead presents Speakerhead!!! Each Speaker has a limit of 6 minutes to grasp your full attention and give off the wow effect!

If you want find something different and fun to break up the middle of your boring workday, these Pop-Up Picnics are it!!! Enjoy people of all kinds, plenty of entertainment, food, and games. Don’t miss out Calgary!

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