Where to Shop around The Westin Calgary
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After the worst flooding in Alberta history in 2012, Calgary is on the mend. Calgarians are taking the opportunity to improve and reinvigorate their town, from the budding fine dining scene, to the food truck culture, craft beer renaissance, and new downtown bike lanes.
835 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 0A1, Canada
736b 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 0B7, Canada
You have to keep your eyes peeled for Sloth or you could easily miss this great little record store on 17th Ave. Head upstairs and get lost in the big section of local artists looking for the next Feist or Tegan and Sara (a couple of acts that...
207 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1B7, Canada
It’s a shoe store downstairs, with the latest in designer John Fluevog’s creations, and a shoe museum upstairs, with early Fluevog designs that would make Elton John blush. Find out why Fluevog devotees give each other knowing nods when they spot...
1317 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0T2, Canada
Part whimsy, part museum, and eclectic through and through, Pretty Little Things in Inglewood offers an ever-changing selection of vintage clothes, antiques, and furniture. It’s also a must-stop-shop for film crews looking for authentic period...
1145 Kensington Crescent NW #4, Calgary, AB T2N 1X7, Canada
Every stitch in this women’s clothing store is fair trade and handmade. They’ve got plenty of cool dance and yoga gear, as well as distinct professional wear and formal evening attire—all of it is by local designers and artisans or other Canadian...
1135 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4P4, Canada
Pages—a small, independent bookshop in Kensington—is exactly like your favorite book: welcoming, comfortable, and chock full of great stories. And the best part? The wooden floors squeak a little as you browse through the shelves upstairs.
1124 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, AB T2N 3P3, Canada
You almost feel like you step back in time when you walk into this distinct toy store in Kensington. Puppets, yo-yos, and scrabble—this place is full of classic toys, beautifully handcrafted wooden treasures, and even kid-sized ukuleles and...
197 1 St SW, Calgary, AB T2P 4M4, Canada
You’ll have to check the calendar for the next pop-up event from this collective of over a hundred local artists and musicians. From upcycled, eye-popping necklaces by Tinged to the masculine characteristics of designer Rebecca King's elegant...
1609 14 St SW, Calgary, AB T3C 1E4, Canada
With five locations and a well-organized in-store digital database, the friendly staff of family-run Fair’s Fair used bookstore can easily find what you’re looking for, and they have the best selection of popular and hard-to-find books in the...
211 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1B8, Canada
Lammle's Western Wear & Tack is Canada's largest western retailer and the official supplier for the Calgary Stampede, so mosey in and outfit yourself. Go big with a 10-gallon hat or a pair of Boulet boots. This is the perfect place for some...
1400 12 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0P7, Canada
Halloween Alley is billed as "Canada's Largest Halloween Store." When you enter, you'll quickly see why. This emporium is open year-round and sells not only spooky costumes and accessories, but outfits of all kinds. It also carries wigs, masks,...
1022 17 Ave SW #100, Calgary, AB T2T 0A5, Canada
Earth Gems carries a wide variety of stones and crystals, both common and rare, and you can get up close looking through the store's bins. Some of the stones are "raw" and haven't been shaped at all, while others are polished and drilled so they...
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