The Highly Anticipated Taste of Calgary Food Festival is Back and Bigger Than Ever!


Taste of Calgary is the city’s most appetizing festival, giving visitors the chance to sample the city’s food, beverages, music and other cool things. The exciting culinary street festival has become a must-attend event, enriching Calgary’s vibrant summer culture and festival scene this August 3 – 7, 2023.

Discover Calgary’s global cuisines from a mix of unique restaurants and beverage companies at this all-ages long weekend event. This year, they’ve added a fifth day and expanded into the green space to allow for more exploration and space for vendors and food lovers!

There’s live music by extremely talented local bands and musicians as well. It’s a foodie’s dream and a music lover’s paradise all weekend long.

photo via Taste of Calgary

New This Year at Taste of Calgary: The Taste Pass

Taste of Calgary is going paperless! You can now pre-order your Taste Pass either online or at the festival.

Load it up with digital taste tickets and get ready to tap your way through the festival. The best part is that there’s no entry fee, and the pricing is staying the same just like before – $1 per digital Taste Ticket you load onto your pass.

Every dish will range from two to seven tickets each, so get ready to try some delicious food without breaking the bank!

Purchase your Taste Pass here!

photo via Taste of Calgary

This year will be better than ever with endless food, live entertainment, and foodie marketplace with over 15 local vendors. 

Must Try Taste of Calgary Eats

This year’s Taste of Calgary menu has over 350 items and you may just have to visit every day to check them all off your list! The vendors include a mix of restaurants, food trucks, breweries, and distilleries.

A look at some of the highly anticipated food spots to indulge in include:

View the full menu here

photos via Taste of Calgary

Event Details

Where: Calgary Parking Authority Lot #6 – 311 8 Street S.W. 

When: Thursday, August 3rd – Monday, August 7th 

Admission: Free for all ages


  • 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday – Sunday 
  • 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday

If you’re looking for some date ideas that aren’t food related, here are 10 unforgettable date ideas in Calgary that go beyond food and movies!

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