So, you’re planning on spending time in beautiful Canmore during the 40th Annual Canmore Folk Festival on August 5 – 7. Give your toes a break from tapping or your hands from clapping and stroll around downtown Canmore.
We’ve put together this handy list in case you crave retail therapy, a cup of java or a scoop of ice cream. (In random order of appearance ?)
722 Main St, Canmore
Open daily 11am – 10pm (or later!)
The Scoopin’ Moose’s ice cream is made with the very best ingredients that create the richest and deepest flavours. Locally owned and operated; indulge in a sundae, float or milkshake and burn it off walking around town.
#104, 737 Main Street, Canmore
This groovy little lifestyle shop supports local artisans, so you’re sure to find tons of hand-made products on their shelves. They comb the world for the fun, the unique, and the funky… which is why you never really know what you’ll find in the store from one day to the next.
633 10 Street, Canmore
Voted “Most Romantic Restaurant in the Rockies,” Tapas offers the lively fusion of Spanish and Old World flavours created by their creative kitchen team.
Their house made Sangria (white or red) is a “must try”! Make your reservation online, bring your sweetie and sing folk love songs to one other.
622 Main Street, Canmore
Join their Brand Ambassador and Executive Chef every Saturday at 5:00 pm for a tour of their brewery followed by a beer & cheese pairing in the cellar. $39/per person.
Tickets are available at the brewery or email email@example.com or call 403 678 2487
1002 8 Avenue, Canmore
Stretch out your muscles and soothe your mind. These guys say that hot yoga is for everyone, even during the summer months. Attend their 3:30 p.m. Saturday aerial yoga class or Sunday Service – heated flow class at 10:30 a.m.
For their class schedule: http://canmorehotyoga.com/schedule-2/
#6 The Tin Box
#101, 637 Main Street, Canmore
The Tin Box was started by two bold and crazy Albertans with a singular purpose: to open up something artsy, trendy, and urban to throw into Canmore’s retail mix.
Pick up a novelty item that’s a little quirky and off the wall or select a beautiful piece of jewelry…find that awesome weekend memento here.
200 – 737 Main Street, Canmore
Murrieta’s cuisine offers up an adventurous, refreshing and inviting blend of seafood, meat dishes, and pasta – try their Organic White Corn Crusted Calamarito with Smoked Chipotle Aioli. Book your table online.
710 Main St – Canmore
Ahhhh sorbetto! Maybe frozen yogurt is your thing. Either or, it’s homemade and delicious with coffee! Drop in and say hello to the friendly staff.
1514 Railway Avenue, Canmore
Serving up wholesome nutritional breakfasts and lunches that won’t break the bank. Great coffee and great pastries make it a fav for the locals. JK Bakery does not use any preservatives or additives in their hand made bread.
101 Mistaya Place 1001 – 6th Ave Canmore
Just as the name implies, it’s all about the dog. Scour this pet specialty retail boutique for interesting items. Their in-store baker makes healthy dog treats from “Scratch” daily. So if you can’t bring your best friend to the festival, pick up a tasty treat to take home and they’ll forget you were gone.