admin April 23, 2019
Cannabis can elevate your mood and change your perspective; we at Sweet Tree are here to help you enjoy every moment of life, however you see things! We have put together a list of Sweet places to visit in Calgary that will enhance your high. Get your buds together and tell us all about your experiences at #sweettreecannabis
*Pro Tip – Oils and edibles are perfect to pack for a picnic or excursion! All of the places on our list are transit accessible and remember that smoking in public places is still prohibited in Alberta.
1. Take a trip down to the new Calgary Central Library. This state of the art newly built library will leave you breathless. With stunning architecture and art, it truly offers something for all to explore and enjoy. Grab a book, take a seat, play some chess, walk around and immerse yourself.
2. Telus Spark is a science museum with interactive exhibits, multimedia presentations and educational demonstrations. Every month they host an Adult Only Night from 6:00pm-10:00pm, check out the schedule online for more details. Adult only nights are all about collaboration, with locals sharing ideas and challenges tied to that night’s theme. There’s music playing throughout the evening making for a great atmosphere to mix, mingle & get your creative juices flowing!
3. Glenbow Museum is located in the Calgary core; it has been a vibrant part our community for over 50 years and boasts a wide collection of cultural and contemporary history. It is considered to be the best museum in Alberta! On the first Thursday of every month they host a free evening event from 5:00pm-9:00pm giving you the chance to expand your mind and reflect on the history of our community. Check out some of their other popular events here.
4. Studio Bell or the National Music Centre Canada is a must see in Calgary, featuring daily tours of Canadian music history exhibits. Discover your inner rock star with a hands-on instrument area and concerts in a contemporary setting. Did you know that the museum is also home to one of Elton John’s famous pianos?
5. The iconic Calgary Tower, hard to miss this landmark. Built in 1968, and formerly called the Husky Tower it features some of the best views in Calgary from its 360-degree vantage point. Test your courage by stepping onto the glass floor – talk about elevated experience! Admission to the tower is free with the purchase of any main course in the Sky 360 Restaurant & Lounge – reservations required (admission alone is $18.00 for adults).
6. Repsol Sports Centre, looking to get your sweat on? Drop in to visit Calgary’s top fitness destination. Many of Calgary’s top athletes have trained at this world-class facility, but it’s not just for professionals, it has something to offer for all athletes. With its iconic roofline, this facility has been part of Calgary’s skyline since 1983.
7. The Calgary Zoo is the top tourist attraction in town. Being one of only 5 zoos in Canada, it is home to nearly 1000 creatures across 119 species. From January 12-March 31 at 11:00am daily, experience cuteness overload while you watch the penguin walk! And if that doesn’t make you say “awe”, sign up for the Panda Breakfast! Either way, we promise you will love it! Adult general admission – $29.95.
8. The Calgary Farmers Market has over 80 food vendors supplying customers with fresh local produce, meat, poultry, international food, jewelry, art, and more! Open year round, from Thursday – Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm. This is a great place to pair people watching with a delicious meal!
9. Calgary’s 17th Ave district is a pedestrian friendly street of shops, restaurants, breweries and more – there is no better place in town to satisfy any, and all cravings the hard part is deciding where to go first! Explore some highlights and favourites from our friends and neighbours as you take a stroll down to our 17th Ave Sweet Tree location located at 1206 17th Ave SW (opening soon!). We are very excited to be joining some of Calgary’s premier businesses as we prepare to open our flagship store.
10. Calgary is home to Fish Creek Provincial Park – Canada’s second largest urban park. Take a stroll and get some natural inspiration. Whether you’re biking, skating, running, fishing or bird watching, there are endless trails to explore. Be sure to check out the spring/summer events including, Art in the Park & Spring Star Night.
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