Eat to the Beat in East Village

Duration: 3 hour walking tour

Location: We'll meet at Charbar in the Simmons Building. Ask for the Calgary Food Tours table.

Adult

$125*

CAD

*Price is $125 plus GST and EZTix fee. Group size limited to 14. Tickets are non-refundable. Tours are rain, shine or snow. Price includes tabs, taxes and tips to our vendor's staff as well as admission and private tour of Studio Bell.

Burger, baking, appetizers, beverage pairings, history walk & a Studio Bell tour at the National Music Centre equals 3 happy hours!

  • We breeze past line-ups with our standing reservations.
  • East Village is ultra mod, changing fast and yet holds the most history of any place in Calgary. We'll share all the developments.
  • Only available Fridays in summer - what are you waiting for? Treat yourself and book now.

We tour in all weather so check the forecast and come prepared.

Tabs, taxes and tips to our vendor's staff are included so you can relax and enjoy the tour.


What to Expect

Meet-up at Charbar in the Simmons Building at 618 Confluence Way SE. We’ll enjoy a burger and local beer there and a Phil and Sebastian coffee along with a Sidwalk Citizen cookie before walking the few short blocks to Studio Bell at The National Music Centre. Here we’ll enjoy a private tour of the top 10 highlights of Canadian music. A short stroll away we’ll walk past Fort Calgary and revive ourselves with appetizers and a cocktail at Deane House. Back along the confluence of the Elbow and Bow Rivers we’ll walk for a toast to the town at Rooftop Bar and Patio at Simmons.

If you are new to the city, you’ll love the opportunity to explore the city’s landmarks and architecture. Locals will learn more about what makes their city one of the greatest in Canada. You’ll learn new things to see and do in this up and coming area of Calgary.

Calgary's East Village is booming with great food, music and history and we've got it all loaded into one 3-hour walking and tasting tour.

Charbar

Owned by famed chefs Connie DeSouza and John Jackson, this hot spot serves up the best of Alberta and Canadian produce with Argentinian cooking methods.

Phil and Sebastian

The beans from each coffee estate in Phil and Seb's portfolio has its own roasting profile and we'll taste the difference together.

Sidewalk Citizen Bakery

This is the OttoLenghi of Canada - fabulous baking, sourdough methods and only fresh local ingredients in everything they serve.

Studio Bell at the National Music Centre

We'll breeze through the centre on a private tour that showcases the Top 10 highlights of Canadian music and the art and architecture within.

Deane House

Contemporary Canadian cuisine from chef Jamie Harling - prepare to be delighted.

Rooftop Bar and Patio at Simmons

Here we'll toast the city at the patio with the city's most spectacular views - major photo opp! Time for #selfies


Where to Meet

Meet at Charbar in the Simmons Building at 618 Confluence Way S.E. There's ample parking all around the building. We'll start with burgers and beverages and meet and do tastings at the neighbours in the building - Phil and Sebastian coffee roasters and Sidewalk Citizen Bakery. We'll stroll through heritage buildings and modern architecture that wows to make our way to Studio Bell and the National Music Centre for a guided private tour. We'll encounter more history at Fort Calgary as we stop off for appetizers and beverages at Deane House. Following the curve of the river banks we'll end back at Rooftop Bar at the Simmons to toast our experience.

Meeting Location

618 Confluence Way SE
Calgary, AB, Canada

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Parking is available. Expect detailed information on your ticket voucher.

Absolutely not! Our tours combine art and architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 2 to 3-hour experience. Imagine walking through Calgary eating our local artisans most delicious foods while learning the neighbuorhoods from real locals.

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. For tours in winter months, rest assured we’ve planned them so the walk is a short distance between establishments and we’ll spend most of our time cozied up inside. Do check the weather conditions on the day of your tour and dress appropriately – rain gear, toques, mitts, scarves and layers!

Yes – we absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, birthday parties, gourmet and book club outings, bridal party celebrations, corporate team building or small office parties, convention activities, spousal programs, festival add-ons and more).

All gratuities to our vendor partners have been taken care of in the price of your ticket. Gratuities for your guide are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.

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What a great way to spend an evening and learn so much about a historic part of Calgary.

MarilynandGary, TripAdvisor

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