6 Cool Things to do in April in #YYC


April showers bring May flowers! That is what anyone would say who is NOT from Calgary. No worries though, rain or shine, we always know how to have fun!

Here is a list of new restaurants you should check out, places you should visit and some fun events to attend!

1. Calgary’s FIRST-EVER bubble tea x ice cream collab is here

An exciting new partnership between two local Calgary businesses: JusFruit x Uzu Taiyaik. They are bringing you a new dessert in a cup where you can get your boba fix and satisfy your ice cream cravings all in one drink!

When: Starting April 1st
Where: JusFruit Sunnyside & Uzu Taiyaki in Chinatown
More Info: Click Here

2. Enjoy an Annual Easter Dinner at Hayden Block.

Enjoy an Annual Easter Dinner for only $35 per person at Hayden Block. They will have options for both take-out and dine-in, whichever you’re more comfortable with. FUN FACT: Hayden Block is opening up another location taking over the old Wurst location. We are definitely looking forward to that. Good beer and good BBQ food, can’t go wrong with that!

When: April 4th – 5th
Where: Hayden Block
More Info: Click Here

3. Dream Cream Pie *Drool Emoji*

The infamous Dream Cream Pie is back at Pies Plus Cafe. This family-owned and operated pie cafe has been in Calgary for over 30 years! Some foodies have already heard about this delicious pie and have been raving about it. Looks like you should get your hands on one too.

When: Starting March 30th
Where: Pies Plus Cafe – #611-12445 Lake Fraser Dr SE
More Info: Click Here

4. Any quilters out there?  

Heritage Park is planning their Annual Festival of Quilts (yes, it’s a thing) in May and they are now looking for submissions! If you’re at home and wondering what to do, maybe you can start on a quilt and have it displayed at Heritage Park! This could also be a good time to catch up with mom and grandma and see if they ever got into quilting.

When: May 29-30, 2021
Where: Heritage Park
More Info: Click Here

5.Celebrate Easter with a good ol’ Easter Egg Hunt! 

Celebrate Easter with an Easter Egg Hunt! But let’s make it more fun by doing it at the Calgary Zoo! The Easter Eggstravaganza returns April 2nd to April 5th with tons of fun and games for you and the entire family! 

When: April 2nd – April 5th
Where: The Calgary Zoo
More Info: Click Here

6. Learn how to make your very own hand-crafted cocktails

Learn how to craft handmade cocktails by taking a class at one of Calgary’s best cocktail bars – Shelter YYC! It’s trending to have your own bar cart and I bet many of you have gone and bought a bar cart with some nice spirits and liqueurs. Now you can learn how to craft the most amazing cocktails in your very own home! 

When: April 6th
Where: Shelter – 1210 1 St SW, Calgary, AB
More Info: Click Here

We hope this list will keep you busy in April! Make sure you stayed tuned to @YYCNow for all your updates on fun things to do locally.