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Drinks & Nightlife
With over 100 wines to choose from and a rooftop patio that overlooks the busy street, Mission's Vin Room is the ideal summer escape. They even take the most indecisive of us under their wing, offering samples of wine before you land on the glass (or bottle, no judgement here) you want.
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Vin Room Mission
2310 4 St SW
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With over 100 wines to choose from and a rooftop patio that overlooks the busy street, Mission's Vin Room is the ideal summer escape. They even take the most indecisive of us under their wing, offering samples of wine before you land on the glass (or bottle, no judgement here) you want.
This beautiful pub is named after the famous Irish author and features Celtic art alongside an ornate tin ceiling and Victorian light fixtures. You'll find Irish food like boxty (potato pancake) and beef and bison stew, and pub fare such as chicken wings and nachos. Local, international and premium hard-to-find beers have a home here, as do wines, spirits, liqueurs and whiskeys.
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Joyce on 4th
506 24 Ave SW
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This beautiful pub is named after the famous Irish author and features Celtic art alongside an ornate tin ceiling and Victorian light fixtures. You'll find Irish food like boxty (potato pancake) and beef and bison stew, and pub fare such as chicken wings and nachos. Local, international and premium hard-to-find beers have a home here, as do wines, spirits, liqueurs and whiskeys.
BBQ classics and smoked delights, picnic lunches, brown booze, live blues, and finger lickin' fun. Making barbecue beautiful. Picnic Lunch, every day from 11am-3pm Enjoy a delicious lunch box for only $14.
Belle Southern Kitchen + Bar
1919 4 St SW
BBQ classics and smoked delights, picnic lunches, brown booze, live blues, and finger lickin' fun. Making barbecue beautiful. Picnic Lunch, every day from 11am-3pm Enjoy a delicious lunch box for only $14.
Food Scene
Known for its organic Rainforest Alliance certified coffee and a constant barrage of people floating in and out, The Purple Perk Coffee Market is a neighbourhood hit - described as "the best coffee in the city,"
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Purple Perk The
2212 4 Street Southwest
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Known for its organic Rainforest Alliance certified coffee and a constant barrage of people floating in and out, The Purple Perk Coffee Market is a neighbourhood hit - described as "the best coffee in the city,"
Anejo is a Mexican-style restaurant with an impressive tequila menu. Start out your evening with a tequila tasting flight followed by an appetizer, like a selection of ceviche. Don't leave without sampling the churros.
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Anejo
2116 4 Street Southwest
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Anejo is a Mexican-style restaurant with an impressive tequila menu. Start out your evening with a tequila tasting flight followed by an appetizer, like a selection of ceviche. Don't leave without sampling the churros.
Casual place serving homestyle Canadian comfort food like stuffed burgers, grilled cheese & poutine.
Naina's Kitchen
121 17 Ave SE
Casual place serving homestyle Canadian comfort food like stuffed burgers, grilled cheese & poutine.
Essentials
Pharmacy, beauty products, some groceries, post office, photo shop.
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Shoppers Drug Mart
2412 4 St SW
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Pharmacy, beauty products, some groceries, post office, photo shop.
Service provided; Groceries, Bakery, Floral Department, Pharmacy, Sushi Counter.
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Safeway Mission Calgary
524 Elbow Dr SW
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Service provided; Groceries, Bakery, Floral Department, Pharmacy, Sushi Counter.
Dry Cleaning and Laundry services.
Oh Henry Laundromat & Dry Cleaning
Dry Cleaning and Laundry services.
Banking services.
BMO Bank of Montreal
2302 4 Street Southwest
Banking services.
We aim to inspire a feeling of beauty in our guests, while providing a quality experience that is both personal and memorable. It’s been years, and we’re still helping make our guests look their best. We’ve continued to foster authentic and caring relationships with them and are so proud to grow as part of the Calgary community.
Butter Beauty Parlour - Mission
2429 4 St SW
We aim to inspire a feeling of beauty in our guests, while providing a quality experience that is both personal and memorable. It’s been years, and we’re still helping make our guests look their best. We’ve continued to foster authentic and caring relationships with them and are so proud to grow as part of the Calgary community.
Shopping
For a boutique shopping experience with hand-picked designer labels, Coco + Violet is a go-to spot on 4th Street. Owner Helen Nguyen said she caters to all her clients much like a personal shopper – she even orders items in specifically for her regulars. "We're very customizable," she said. "I pick through and curate for Calgarians, specifically. In this community, we know all the kids and we know all the dogs by name, we welcome anyone here. It's a special neighbourhood."
Coco And Violet
2500 4 St SW
For a boutique shopping experience with hand-picked designer labels, Coco + Violet is a go-to spot on 4th Street. Owner Helen Nguyen said she caters to all her clients much like a personal shopper – she even orders items in specifically for her regulars. "We're very customizable," she said. "I pick through and curate for Calgarians, specifically. In this community, we know all the kids and we know all the dogs by name, we welcome anyone here. It's a special neighbourhood."
Fieldstudy is a lifestyle store that embraces the thoughtful traditions of anthropological study. We are conscientious in our interactions with objects, people and our world. Seeking intimate connections with our artisans and the products they create. We believe every artisan has a story and we want to give voice to these meaningful narratives.
Fieldstudy
Fieldstudy is a lifestyle store that embraces the thoughtful traditions of anthropological study. We are conscientious in our interactions with objects, people and our world. Seeking intimate connections with our artisans and the products they create. We believe every artisan has a story and we want to give voice to these meaningful narratives.
The Crossroads Market, where farm-fresh and tasty treats meet novelties and unique finds. Since 1987, Crossroads Market has been providing a market experience to Calgarians. The market is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, year round.
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Crossroads Market
1235 26 Avenue Southeast
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The Crossroads Market, where farm-fresh and tasty treats meet novelties and unique finds. Since 1987, Crossroads Market has been providing a market experience to Calgarians. The market is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, year round.
Gas Station and 24 hour Convenience Store.
Petro-Canada
1920 4 St SW
Gas Station and 24 hour Convenience Store.
Chinook Centre is the largest shopping mall in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is located near the geographic centre of the city on Macleod Trail, north of Glenmore Trail about 5 km (3.1 mi) south of downtown, and three blocks west of the Chinook C-Train station. The Centre includes three fashion department stores (Hudson's Bay, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue), 250 stores and restaurants, a professional tower, bowling alley, and the 16-screen Scotiabank Theatre Chinook. Junior anchors include Sport Chek, H&M, Old Navy, and Chapters.
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6455 Macleod Trail SW
6455 Macleod Trail SW
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Chinook Centre is the largest shopping mall in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is located near the geographic centre of the city on Macleod Trail, north of Glenmore Trail about 5 km (3.1 mi) south of downtown, and three blocks west of the Chinook C-Train station. The Centre includes three fashion department stores (Hudson's Bay, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue), 250 stores and restaurants, a professional tower, bowling alley, and the 16-screen Scotiabank Theatre Chinook. Junior anchors include Sport Chek, H&M, Old Navy, and Chapters.
Getting Around
With car2go, you're in control of every kilometer and every minute. Unlike other carsharing services, you only pay for how long you're actually using the car.
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car2go
630 8 Ave SW
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With car2go, you're in control of every kilometer and every minute. Unlike other carsharing services, you only pay for how long you're actually using the car.
Public Tranportation
NB 4 St SW @ 24 Av SW
Public Tranportation
C-Train Station.
JZ Erlton Terminal
C-Train Station.
Entertainment & Activities
The Elbow River Pathway is ideal for jogging, roller blading, cycling, power walks or leisure walks. On a warm sunny day, sitting on a raft, floating down the river is a wonderful way to pass the time. In one afternoon you will see wonderful views of the city, amazing homes, wildlife and nature.
Elbow River Pathway
The Elbow River Pathway is ideal for jogging, roller blading, cycling, power walks or leisure walks. On a warm sunny day, sitting on a raft, floating down the river is a wonderful way to pass the time. In one afternoon you will see wonderful views of the city, amazing homes, wildlife and nature.
Scotiabank Theatre Chinook at Chinook Shopping Mall.
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Scotiabank Theatre Chinook
6455 Macleod Trail SW
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Scotiabank Theatre Chinook at Chinook Shopping Mall.
Movie Theatre at Eau Claire Market.
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Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Market Cinemas
200 Barclay Parade Southwest
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Movie Theatre at Eau Claire Market.
Parks & Nature
The Elbow River Pathway is ideal for jogging, roller blading, cycling, power walks or leisure walks. On a warm sunny day, sitting on a raft, floating down the river is a wonderful way to pass the time. In one afternoon you will see wonderful views of the city, amazing homes, wildlife and nature.
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Elbow River Pathway
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The Elbow River Pathway is ideal for jogging, roller blading, cycling, power walks or leisure walks. On a warm sunny day, sitting on a raft, floating down the river is a wonderful way to pass the time. In one afternoon you will see wonderful views of the city, amazing homes, wildlife and nature.
Canada's Largest Living History Museum in Calgary. Discover "How the West was Once" at Canada's largest living history museum. Explore our year-round exhibit, Gasoline Alley Museum, and find out how the introduction of the automobile changed our culture.
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Heritage Park Historical Village
1900 Heritage Dr SW
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Canada's Largest Living History Museum in Calgary. Discover "How the West was Once" at Canada's largest living history museum. Explore our year-round exhibit, Gasoline Alley Museum, and find out how the introduction of the automobile changed our culture.
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Prince's Island Park
698 Eau Claire Ave SW
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