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Calgary Pubs

Best Pubs in Calgary: Winter Edition

Best Pubs in Calgary: Winter

Best Winter Pubs in Calgary: the Local 510 (Photo: courtesy of Local 510)

Alberta weather can be unforgiving from November to March, but nothing warms you up faster than a stop in at one of the best winter pubs in Calgary. We searched the city for the friendliest, coziest spots to spend a frosty night, and present to you the list below to make sure you never go cold again.

See the list of the 7 best winter pubs in Calgary »


St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Round-Up

In celebration of Ireland’s patron saint, Irish pub doors will open between nine and 10 in the morning for a daylong celebration featuring hearty Irish food and flavourful beer and whisky. Here are a few places to get your jig on.

St. Patrick's Day at Ceilis, 2011

James Joyce Irish Pub on Stephen Avenue Walk is the epicentre of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Calgary. Musical guest Fraid Knot will perform Celtic rock while Guinness and whisky flow. For $30 VIP tickets, call 403-262-0708 or pay $10 cover at the door. 114 – 8 Ave SW

The Joyce on 4th Irish Pub is set to get St. Patrick’s Day festivities rolling early with its St. Patrick’s Day Eve party on March 16. Happy hour from 4 – 6 pm and Guinness specials 6 – 8 pm are followed with a performance by Celtic band, Glasgow Kiss at 8 pm. Call 403-541-9168 for reservations. 506 – 24th Ave SW (more…)