David Pellettier Real Estate Blog
November 13, 2017
Christmas Markets Opening in Southwest Calgary this Weekend
It's officially that time of year, Christmas and holiday markets are starting to open this weekend, including lots of options in southwest Calgary. These markets are a great opportunity to support local artists and businesses, and if you go early in the...
October 24, 2017
How to decorate for Halloween and still be a good neighbour
Halloween is next week, and you have probably already noticed the spooky decor taking up space on your neighbours' properties and around the community.
While Halloween can be a fun time to decorate your home, you can do it in a way that's...
August 28, 2017
Labour Day Long Weekend Events in SW Calgary
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The last long weekend of the summer is approaching, and if you're planning on sticking around town, there's some great events happening in southwest Calgary.
- Calgary Highland Games: enjoy all things Scottish at one of the most prestigious Highland...
August 22, 2017
Community Events Calendar: Marda Loop, West Springs and Discovery Ridge
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I am proud to work in the southwest Calgary communities of Marda Loop, West Springs and Discovery Ridge (and surrounding areas), due in part to the great community engagement in these neighbourhoods. With all three of these neighbourhoods boasting community...
July 24, 2017
Historic Calgary Week is a celebration of our city's southwest
Historic Calgary Week runs July 28 until August 7, and is a celebration of all the places and people that are historically important for Calgary. In reading up on the event and celebration, the southwest quadrant of the city is the hub of most of...
July 4, 2017
Southwest Calgary Stampede Breakfasts
The Calgary Stampede officially begins this Friday, July 7th, and there's a lot of free breakfasts to enjoy every day during the 10-day festival.
A list of all the (mostly) free Stampede breakfasts this year can be found online here, but I've...
June 12, 2017
Neighbour Day Events in Southwest Calgary
This upcoming Saturday, June 17th, is known as Neighbour Day in Calgary. If you're unfamiliar with YYC Neighbour Day, it's an annual initiative that was sparked from the community spirit surrounding the 2013 floods in our city.
Held on the...
December 27, 2016
A look back: the most popular stories of 2016
As 2016 is drawing to a close, we can all look back and reflect on what made headlines over the past year. Based on my own online networks, these stories had the most traction this past year on social media:
- A new development on Paskapoo Slopes in...
September 26, 2016
Culture Days Events in Southwest Calgary this Weekend
This weekend, Culture Days is kicking off in Canada, and there's some great events happening around our city and in southwest Calgary as well.
The seventh annual Culture Days weekend will take place September 30, October 1 and 2, 2016,...
July 26, 2016
Historic Calgary Week is a Celebration of the City's Southwest
Historic Calgary Week is currently running, from now until August 1, and is a celebration of all the places and people that are historically important for Calgary. In reading up on the event and celebration, the southwest quadrant of the city is the hub...
June 28, 2016
Canada Day Events in SW Calgary
We're a few days away from July long weekend, as Canada Day hits on Friday, July 1st. If you're looking for a fun way to ring in Canada's birthday and celebrate your holiday day off, here's a roundup of events happening in southwest Calgary.
June 13, 2016
Neighbour Day is this weekend in Calgary
Since the year of the flood, Neighbour Day has become an annual celebration in June that gives neighbours an opportunity to come together for fun and community events. Neighbour Day celebrates the spirit of the city, through barbecues, parties, picnics,...
June 2, 2015
Seniors' Week in Calgary
June 1 to 7, is Seniors Week in Calgary, celebrating the contributions of seniors in our city and communities. This is a joint awareness week between the City of Calgary and Seniors Advisory Council of Alberta.
Here's a list of events for...
May 20, 2015
Book a Neighbour Day Party by May 29th
Neighbour Day was created last year, to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the floods in our city, but more importantly how the community came together during that time. Now Mayor Nenshi has declared Neighbour Day an official annual celebration on...
June 9, 2014
Book a Neighbour Day Party
To commemorate the one-year anniversary of our city's flood, the City of Calgary is promoting Neighbour Day on June 21st. The purpose of Neighbour Day is to have Calgarians take part in community events initiated by themselves or their community associations....