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$269 for romantic, folksy Calgary fun

vicky vacay deal of the dayTravel Deal for July 10, 2013 

Enjoy the Wonderful Tonight Package at the Fairmont Palliser in Alberta — just in time for the Calgary Folk Music Festival.

Experience one of Calgary’s ultimate romantic getaways while indulging at the luxurious Fairmont Palliser, famous for having a suite adored by Queen Elizabeth II.

Centrally located in downtown, the Palliser is situated near the city’s business and financial districts, and is within walking distance of Stephen Avenue, the heart of the most exciting retail shopping, arts, culture, and entertainment venues in Calgary. Each of the Palliser’s 407 guest rooms are opulently decorated and elegantly appointed. This package starts at $269 and is available all year, subject to availability.

Package Includes:

  • One-night accommodation in a Fairmont Room, with complimentary upgrade based on availability at check-in
  • Valet parking for one vehicle
  • Chocolate truffle welcome amenity
  • Bottle of Italian Prosecco sparkling wine
  • Breakfast for two, available either through in-room dining or at The Rimrock Restaurant
  • Late check-out of 2 pm. Gears Up for Calgary Folk Music Festival

While enjoying the romantic escape at the Fairmont Palliser, why not add some great music to your vacation? Alabama ShakesShelley BeanDan BernCaravan PalaceHayes Carll and Blind Boy Paxton are just a few of the exceptional musicians who will be shaking things up at the Calgary Folk Music Festival, which runs from July 25-28, 2013.

As most know, it hasn’t been easy in Calgary. has written extensively about the devastating floods, which crippled the city and threatened the 101st Calgary Stampede. But there is lots to sing about. Stampede 101 has opened its doors and been a success despite reduced attendees. The event has helped the city rebound and Calgary is getting back on its feet. The recovery and celebration continues with this music festival.

There will be several special events, including appearances by BIG, Loreena Mckennitt at the Jubilee Auditorium, and Jon Langford and Sally Timms. There will also be a Folk Boot Camp for all of you who want to nurture your inner musician.

Ticket information:

Single-Day Adult Tickets
Thursday, Friday: $55
Sunday: $65
Note: Saturday tickets are no longer available.

To book with The Fairmont Palliser: Click here, or call 1-866-540-4477 or email

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