Planning the Perfect Summer Patio Party

Make the most of summer and indulge in a sumptuous outdoor affair.


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Setting the patio party scene

Flowers: Flowers by Janie, 403-700-8299,

Fruit juice: Family Freezed,


Linens and serving utensils: Inspirati, 2207 4 St. S.W., 403-244-4443,

Tableware: Crate and Barrel, Southcentre Mall, 403-278-7020,

The food

Food: Cluck N Cleaver, 1511 14 St. S.W., 403-266-2067,

Beer: Wild Rose Brewery, 4580 Quesnay Wood Dr. S.W., 403-727-5451,; Big Rock Brewery, 5555 76 Ave. S.E., 403-720-3239,

Jewellery: Links of London at Holt Renfrew, The Core Shopping Centre, 403-269-7341,

Tableware: Crate and Barrel, Southcentre Mall, 403-278-7020,

Linens and serving utensils: Inspirati, 2207 4 St. S.W., 403-244-4443,

Manicures and nail art: Diva Salonspa, various locations,

The cocktails

Dress: Nordstrom, Chinook Centre, 587-291-2000,

Gin: Eau Claire Distillery, 113 Sunset Blvd. N.W., Turner Valley, 403-933-5404,

Manicure and nail art: Diva Salonspa, various locations,


Make the Liberté Cocktail

3 oz. Lillet Blanc

1 oz. Eau Claire Distillery Parlour Gin

3 dashes Black Cloud Garden Party bitters

Stir or shake over ice. Pour into a shockingly realistic acrylic glass from Crate and Barrel. Garnish with an orange peel and joie de vivre. 

Serving dessert

Popsicles: Family

Manicures and nail art: Diva Salonspa, various locations,


This article appears in the June 2016 issue of Avenue Calgary. Subscribe here. 


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