What’s Up This Weekend: February 23 – February 25

From Winefest to YYC Hot Chocolate Fest, here's what's up this weekend in YYC.

From Winefest to YYC Hot Chocolate Fest, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.

1. Winefest 2018
February 23rd from 7pm-10pm, February 24th from 2pm-5pm and 7pm-10pm
Stampede Park BMO Centre, Hall E, 20 Roundup Way SW

Swirl, sip and savour at Winefest, one our favourite events of the year. One ticket includes an all-inclusive sampling of wines from all over the world and an array of delectable hors d’oeuvres.

2. Engaged Wedding Show
February 24th from 10am-4pm
Hyatt Regency Calgary, 200 Centre St South

The Engaged Experience does things differently. With an aim to help guide you through all steps of your wedding planning journey, join them this Saturday, February 24th for a wedding show you’ll be eager to attend. There will be beer and prosecco to wet your palettes, dance lessons to enjoy as a couple, beer flights available for purchase, hot shaves and a custom suit tailor on-site to help you get started with your Groom’s suit. Following the daytime show, there is a 6-course wine pairing dinner gala, a live jazz singer, and a DJ to show couples what their weddings could be.

3. 6oz for $6
All day Saturdays
Earls Bankers Hall, 315 8 Ave SW

It’s always a good time for wine. Earls Bankers Hall has just made your weekend a little bit sweeter. All day on Saturdays, enjoy 6oz of all their wine on tap for only $6. Bring your girl friends, your baes, and your baby brother – you definitely won’t want to miss a deal this good. *Offer available only at Earls Bankers Hall.

4. Soul in the City: Volume 2 – A Seat at the Table
February 24th from 730pm-12am
Festival Hall, 1215 10 Ave SE

This Saturday, join Soul in the City as they present Volume 2 – A Seat at the Table, in partnership with Calgary Folk Music Festival. This is an evening of spoken word, music and art celebrating black history and cultural contribution. Let the talented performers and artists bring you on a journey to the future where they dare to imagine a world where everyone will have a seat at the table.

Fiasco Gelato Salty Malty Drinking Hot Chocolate

5. YYC Hot Chocolate Fest
Runs until February 28th
Various locations across the city

Grab your date and prepare to go on a magical journey to find Calgary’s best hot chocolate. With a portion of the proceeds from each cocoa purchase being donated to support Calgary Meals on Wheels, this is a treat you can truly feel good about. Plus, with dairy free, gluten free, vegan, and fair trade options available – there’s sure to be a hot chocolate that appeals to every palate.

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