Summer Night Markets in Calgary

Shop local at these six night markets happening around Calgary this summer.

Photograph courtesy of the Marda Loop Night Market.

Cue the Grease soundtrack, because “Summer Nights” in Calgary are on the horizon. And what better way to celebrate the warmer weather and longer stretches of sunlight than by shopping locally at one of the city’s many night markets?

“Tell me more, tell me more.”

Featuring live music, entertainment, food trucks and a variety of vendors selling locally-made goods, Calgary’s night markets have become a staple of our summer season. Here are six to check out.

 

Inglewood Night Market

Dates: May 10, June 7, July 12, August 9, September 6 and September 13, running from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Situated amid Inglewood’s bustling local shops and breweries, the Inglewood Night Market is a Calgary staple that celebrates our city’s long summer evenings with live music, food trucks and a beer garden. With 100-plus vendors featured at the market, expect to find locally made art, crafts, ceramics, jewellery, skincare products, outdoor gear and a selection of hand-picked vintage clothing.

Inglewood, inglewoodnightmarket.ca 

 

University District (U/D) Night Market

Dates: May 29, June 26, July 31, August 28 and September 25, running from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The U/D Night Market takes place on the last Wednesday of every month, starting in May and ending in September. Stop by to check out participating vendors selling handcrafted soaps, candles, chocolates, clothing and much more. The market will also showcase live music and entertainment.

Central Commons Park (between Borough Bar + Grill and The Banquet, universitydistrict.ca

 

Marda Loop Night Market

Dates: June 21, July 19 and August 30, running from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Marda Loop Night Market, which is by the same team behind the Inglewood Night Market and 4th Street Night Market, is back for its third season. Participating vendors offer everything from food products to crafts and accessories. There will also be live music and food trucks on-site.

34th Avenue S.W. between 18th Street and 19th Street, mardaloopnightmarket.ca

 

Calgary Night Market

Dates: June 28, July 26 and August 30, running from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Located in the heart of Bridgeland, the Calgary Night Market offers a diverse selection of food, a wide variety of handmade goods and a spectacular city view.

917 Centre Ave. N.E., calgarynightmkt.com

 

Heritage Park Night Market

Dates: Every Saturday from June 29 to Sept 14, running from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The historic park you already know and love will be holding several night markets this summer. Guests will have the opportunity to shop from local vendors and enjoy some snacks and live entertainment, as well as explore the various shops in the Heritage Park Plaza.

The Plaza at Heritage Park., heritagepark.ca

 

4th Street Night Market 

Dates: July 20, August 17 and September 7, running from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Back for its fourth summer, you can expect to see vendors selling everything from handmade jewellery and home decor items to food, apparel, planters and more at the 4th Street Night Market. The market will also have live entertainment on-site.

4th Street at Elbow Drive S.W., 4thstreetnightmarket.ca

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