Beakerhead 2019: It Comes From the Bow

Beakerhead is back #intheloop! From September 13-19th something slippery and tentacled will slither over Marda Loop Village at 33rd Avenue and 20th Street SW before relocating to the main Beakerhead venue at Prince’s Island for the finale. Enjoy #beakerhead2019 themed business activations during this time including: – The “Seoul Bowl” at Pacific Poke – Kids activities and a...

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Marda EggFest

The EASTER BUNNY is coming to Marda Loop to hide chocolates all around for your little bunnies to find! Bring your baskets down to #mardaloop for one of our most popular FREE family events! All egg hunt participating businesses have balloons out front.  Remember to fill out your ballot at each business for great prizes! *contest rules listed below Program  11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Easter egg hunt &...

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Light Up the Loop

A festive evening for families to shop local and engage in holiday cheer.  Face painting, photos with  Santa, carollers, firepits and special store promotions. Program 3 – 4 p.m. – Kids’ face painting at TD bank (3510 Garrison Gate SW) 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Santa photos at 8 Cakes (3411 20 St SW) 3 – 7 p.m. Firepits – Marda Loop Mercantile (3411 20 St SW) and Craba...

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70th anniversary - last run of the #7 streetcar in Marda Loop

To celebrate the final run of the #7 streetcar, we will be drawing for a Marda Loop prize package, including a free one-month bus pass courtesy of Calgary Transit! To enter, share a photo of the #7 bus and tag your favorite Marda Loop Business AND US @visitmardaloop! Contest ends on November 14 and winners will be drawn via Facebook and Instagram. The “Marda Loop” streetcar It was a typical Sunday...

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Beakerhead in Marda Loop

Check out LILLY IN THE LAB, a giant orange monster bursting off the Odeon Building balcony above Blush Lane Market and taking over Marda Loop as part of Beakerhead September 19-23. Marda Loop BIA has partnered with Beakerhead, the popular city-wide event that mashes up art, science, and engineering to bring “LILLY IN THE LAB” to the Loop.  LILLY is a creation of Calgary artist and Calg...

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Boogie's Burgers Alley Patio Party

Join us at the Marda Gras Street Festival on Sunday August 12 between 10am and 5pm for the Boogie’s Burgers Alley Patio Party. Includes DJ, local beers and BBQ!...

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Marda Gras Street Festival

Marda Gras is a FREE family-friendly event attracts over 35,000 visitors from all over Calgary. On Sunday, August 11th, 2019 the streets of Marda Loop celebrate the festival’s 35th year in the community. Come and enjoy live music, dance and cultural performances, a fun kids area, unique shopping and lots of great food! There is something for each member of the family and best of all it’s no charg...

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It’s Pride month! To celebrate, Marda Loop has partnered with Calgary Pride to showcase Marda Loop as an inclusive and welcoming community for everyone. #MardaLoveDay is a fun, family event that also falls on the City of Calgary’s Neighbour Day Saturday, June 16. Event outline 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. “Reading with Royalty“ – drag storytime for kids at ATB Financ...

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