• International Avenue's wildly popular Around The World Food Tours will be starting up again soon!
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International Avenue, Crescent Heights Village and Chinatown

...in conjunction with Savour Magazine...

have once again partnered to bring you YYC BubbleTea Fest 2022!

Food retailers in each of these BIA's have each entered a bubble tea or dessert

hoping to take home the top honours this year!

International Avenue proudly boasts 4 locations in the running!

Make sure to vote for your favourite!







'The Road Less Travelled' 32nd St. Project

We have received funding to revitalize a block of 32nd Street SE in central-east Calgary. Guided by community members, we will be using art to make the street feel more welcoming, safe, and fun. The infographic below includes the analysis of data from our community engagement event this Summer.

Mural Artist Selection


We are happy to announce the artist selected to transform 32nd Street into a welcoming and engaging area for all to enjoy is Paula Timm.

Paula is a visual artist, creative facilitator and community builder with a passion for sharing the connection between wellness and creative expression and we can't wait to see her completed vision!



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Shop & Live

You can find everything you need on International Avenue. Specializing in cultural products and cuisines.

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What's Happening

Places to go and people to see. International Avenue is thriving with all the events you can imagine.

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Doing Business

Are you starting or relocating a business? International Avenue is a great place to build connections and customers.

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International Avenue is a vibrant business district with a diverse ethnic composition located on 17th Avenue S.E., from 26 to 61st streets, in Calgary. There is an interesting mix of business representative of the cosmopolitan neighbourhoods surrounding the Avenue.

It is an area of one-stop shopping with access to a selection of restaurants and grocery stores from around the world, as well as a wide range of other retail goods and services.

Over 425 businesses operate within the zone.  Convenient free parking is available throughout the zone.

The Mission of the organization is “to promote, improve and create a more pleasant community in which to shop and live”.

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Meet Our Merchants

International Avenue has over 425 merchants offering diverse, eclectic products and services of all kinds. Whatever you're looking for, International Avenue has you covered.