Discount Guide

Each year, Sled Island partners with 60+ local businesses to offer deals to passholders on some of our favourite food and beverages, goods and services around the city.

During the festival, show your Sled Island pass to save a few bucks and support our awesome community partners in the process!

Check back in the spring for the full list of passholder discounts for Sled Island 2020. 

See below for a list of previous community partner discounts.


FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Bars, Pubs, and Breweries

Highline Brewing (1318 9 Ave SW)
$5 16 oz pints
A small brewery in Inglewood, you can sit and enjoy a pint or buy a growler to take home. May we recommend their Club Mate?  

Kensington Pub (207 10A St NW)
10% off
An English-style pub that’s perfect for comfort food (Yorkshire pudding, anyone?) and a pint.

Last Best Brewing and Distilling (607 11 Ave SW)
15% off
A contemporary brewpub that not only brews their own beer, but distills their own brand of gin! While you’re there, why not head downstairs to Johnny’s Barber + Shop for a haircut and shave? (See Beauty + Spa for that discount!)

National on 17th (550 17 Ave SW)
10% off
Situated on the bustling corner of 17 Ave and 5 St next to The Ship & Anchor, National on 17th has a patio that’s ideal for a beer and some people watching.

The Tea House (1231 1 St SW, in the Two Penny basement)
10% off
Located in the basement of Two Penny, The Tea House serves up Asian-inspired cocktails and dim sum in an intimate lounge setting. The Tea House will also play host to two nights of Sled Island Comedy programming!

Breakfast Joints

The Beltliner (243 12 Ave SW)
10% off
Across the street from Central Memorial Park and the Memorial Park Library, The Beltliner is a go-to spot for modernized diner fare. Open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., The Beltliner is a great place to start or end your day.

Monki Bistro (1301 10 Ave SW / 1420 9 Ave SE)
10% off
Now with a new location in Inglewood, Monki serves up classic breakfast fare with a modern twist. If you want to go for weekend brunch, plan on getting there early or using the NoWait app because this bistro fills up fast!

Sidewalk Citizen Bakery (618 Confluence Way SE)
10% off
Located in Calgary’s East Village neighborhood, Sidewalk Citizen offers up an array of breakfast dishes in addition to pastries and some of the best bread you’ll ever have. We recommend grabbing a breakfast sandwich and taking in the views of the Bow River.

Coffee 

Caffe Beano (1613 9 St SW)
10% off
A hot-spot for inner-city cool kids, Beano’s coffee is best enjoyed sitting on their outdoor benches watching the world go by. Hot tip: their banana milkshakes will change your life.

Lukes Drug Mart (803 3 St SE (in the Central Library) / 122 4 St SE / 3407 26 Ave SW)
15% off  (excluding prescriptions, bus tickets, concert tickets, lottery and Canada post)
In addition to operating as a traditional drugstore, Lukes has their own coffee bar, serving up espresso drinks and pastries. They also recently added soft-serve ice cream to the menu, and it’s some of the best in the city.

Phil & Sebastian (2207 4 St SW / 102 8 Ave SW / 618 Confluence Way SE / 2043 33 Ave SW / 6455 Macleod Trail SW)
10% off coffee drinks
A Calgary institution and a Sled Island staple, enjoy a perfect cup of coffee at any one of their five locations around town; and don’t forget to pick up a special Sled Island branded bag of coffee while you’re there!

Rosso Coffee Roasters (103 17 Ave SE / 140 8 Ave SE / 840 4 St SE / 425 11 Ave SE / 1402 9 Ave SE / 15-803 24 Ave SE )
10% off
With six locations around the city, grabbing a cup at Rosso Coffee Roasters is easy wherever you are! They also have a selection of daily soup and sandwiches that make for a great quick bite.

Grab-and-go

Community Natural Foods (1304 10 Ave SW / 202 61 Ave SW / 850 Crowfoot Crescent NW)
10% off regular priced items
The perfect place to stock up on natural and organic foods in a locally owned and community minded space.

Lukes Drug Mart (122 4 St SE / 3407 26 Ave SW)
15% off  (excluding prescriptions, bus tickets, concert tickets, lottery and Canada post)
Carrying everything you’d find in a traditional drug store, you can also find a selection of gourmet goods and hard-to-find imports. The perfect place to buy that toothpaste you forgot to bring, and pick up a new record and fancy chocolate bar while you’re there.

Sidewalk Citizen Bakery (618 Confluence Way SE / 338 10 St NW (inside Sunnyside Natural Market))
10% off
Carrying some of the best bread you’ll ever have, their East Village location also has a selection of breakfast and lunch dishes and case full of delectable pastries and deserts.

Sunnyside Natural Market (338 10 St NW)
10% off
Adjacent to the Sunnyside C-Train station, Sunnyside Market is your go-to place for locally-source natural foods. They also house a Sidewalk Citizen bakery and deli!

Vine Arts Wine and Spirits (101 - 932 17 Ave SW / 1310 1 St SW)
10% off
Whether you’re looking for wine, spirits, or beer, Vine Arts has it all and the expert staff to help you choose. We’re reccomend checking out their growler station!

Quick Eats

Alumni Sandwich and Liquor Bar (725 17 Ave SW)
10% off
One of Calgary’s best new restaurants and a Sled Island office favourite, Alumni serves up tasty and affordable sandwiches and yummy cocktails. Our favourites are the Rosemary Beef Dip and the Nashville Hot Chicken, but you really can’t go wrong.

Boogie’s Burgers (908 Edmonton Trail NE /  2129 33 Ave SW)
15% off
A cheery spot with kitschy decor, Boogies is one of the best burger joints in town. Their Angry Aztec milkshake and hamburger-hotdog hybrid burger, Jebb’s Doggie Burger, are where it’s at.

Clive Burger (736 17 Ave SW)
Free Clive Burger beer coozie with the purchase of any burger
On 17th Avenue right below Sloth Records, Clive Burger serves up fresh-made burgers, hotdogs, fries, and even boozy milkshakes. A great place for a late-night bite!

Meat & Bread (821 1 St SW)
10% off
Kiddie corner from the Fairmont Palliser hotel (where Sled Island pass-pickup is located), this small sandwich shop offers a selection of fresh sandwiches which includes a rotating daily feature. Don’t wait too long to grab some lunch, though! These small-batch sandwiches have been known to sell out.  

UNA Takeaway (616 17 Ave SW)
10% off
Located next to sit-down restaurant UNA Pizza + Wine, UNA Takeaway is for when you want UNA’s signature pizza on the go. Our favourites are the 4 Maggi pizza and the kale caesar salad.

Sit-Down

The Beltliner (243 12 Ave SW)
10% off
Across the street from Central Memorial Park and the Memorial Park Library, The Beltliner is a go-to spot for modernized diner fare. Open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., The Beltliner is a great place to start or end your day.

Calcutta Cricket Club (340 17 Ave SW)
15% off
Small-plate versions of classic indian dishes and similarly inspired cocktails. Their paneer Kati Rolls and Railway Station Chai are must-tries.

The Coup (924 17 Ave SW)
10% off food
Calgary’s premiere vegetarian restaurant, if you’re a vegan or vegetarian, this is the place to go!

Donna Mac (1002 9 St SW)
10% off
A modern twist on classic dishes, Donna Mac has a menu that caters to everyone, whether you’re a meat-lover, vegan, or gluten intolerant.

Gorilla Whale (1214 9 Ave SE)
20% off
A brand new restaurant in Inglewood, Gorilla Whale is Japanese cuisine with a twist. Yakitori, ramen, burgers, and sake, while enjoying a meal at Gorilla Whale, be sure to take a look at the posters from past years of Sled Island the line the walls!

Koi (1011 1 St SW)
10% off
A regular host of open-mic nights, Koi also has an asian-fusion menu that serves up a wide array of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options.

Native Tongues (235 12 Ave SW)
10% off
A tequila-and-tacos go-to, Native Tongues offers a modern take on Mexican street food. Locals rave about the Hamberguesa.

Shiki Menya (827 1 Ave NE)
10% off
One of the most popular restaurants in town, Shiki Menya is the go-to place for ramen.

Ten Foot Henry (1209 1 St SW)
10% off
Named after a former underground nightclub in calgary, Ten Foot Henry is now a rustic restaurant with a veggie-based menu. If you’re looking for a meal that’s both healthy and delicious, this is the place to go.

Two Penny (1213 1 St SW)
10% off
Modern Chinese fare accompanied by delicious cocktails. Don’t forget to check out The Tea House, Two Penny’s accompanying lounge, in the basement for cocktails, dim-sum, and two nights of Sled Island Comedy!

UNA Pizza + Wine (618 17 Ave SW)
10% off
Recognized as some of the best pizza in Calgary, you can’t go wrong with UNA. We recommend the 4 Maggi pizza and the kale caesar salad. Just want a slice to go? Head next door to UNA Takeaway!


GOODS

Books

Another Dimension Comics (424B 10 St NW)
Buy 2, get 1 graphic novel free
Calgary’s biggest and oldest comic book store, with a buy 2 get 1 free promotion, now’s the time to pick up some new reading material.

Shelf Life Books (1302 4 St SW)
20% off for the month of June
One of Calgary’s favourite independent bookstores, Shelf Life is a literary paradise, and even has a section dedicated to zines.

Clothing-New

Bamboo Ballroom ( 814 16 Ave SW)
10% off
A fashion forward boutique on 17th Avenue that carries women’s clothing, as well as a selection of vintage accessories and homegoods.

Fieldstudy (102-1812 4 St SW)
10% off
A store focused on artisan-made products and ethical consumption, Fieldstudy carries a variety of handcrafted home goods, clothing, and accessories with a bohemian-minimalist flair.

gravitypope (1126 17 Ave SW)
20% off regular priced items. Some exceptions apply.
A trend-forward shoe and clothing store with all the best brands, if you’re looking for new kicks, this should be your first stop. Also be sure to check out Blackbyrd, a record store located in the lower level.

The Grinning Goat (101-323 17 Ave SW)
10% off
A vegan boutique that carries clothing for adults and children, as well as home goods and beauty products. They also have a zero-waste refill station for various home and beauty products such as hand soap, lotion, and laundry detergent.

LESS17 (930 17 Ave SW)
15% off *conditions apply*
A boutique specializing in the hottest designer brands, LESS17 carries products from designers such as A.P.C., Adidas, Rick Owens, and Surf is Dead.

North American Quality Purveyors (1207 10 Ave SE)
10% off regular priced items
A men’s clothing store that primarily carries brands made in Canada and the USA. A great place to go for casual separates in fun colours and prints.

Purr (940 17 Ave SW / 1220 Kensington Rd NW / 1227 9 Ave SE)
10% off
With three stores in Calgary (with an additional two Purr Petite stores that focus on children’s clothing) Purr is Calgary’s go-to destination for quality clothing that’s fun and fashionable. Hot tip: Their Kensington location carries merch and posters from previous years of Sled Island!

The Source Snowboards and Skateboards (738 11 Ave SW)
15% off *conditions apply*
Carrying a vast variety of snowboards and skateboards as well as all the clothing and accessories to go with them, The Source is a boarder’s dream.

Understudy (1312 1 St SW)
10% off
A staple of the Victoria Park neighborhood, Understudy carries an expertly-curated selection of men and women’s clothing that ranges from well-known designers, to small indie labels.

Clothing-Used

Peacock Boutique Consignment(1415 11 St SW / 1145 Kensington Cr NW / 1226 9 Ave SE)
10% off
With locations in The Beltline, Kensington, and Inglewood, Peacock Boutique offers a large selection of on-trend second-hand clothing in a chic shopping space.

SalvEdge Boutique (113 - 1013 17 Ave SW / 1002 Macleod Trail SW)
20% off
A second-hand boutique with two locations (17th Avenue and Victoria Park) that specializes in high end and designer brand second hand items.

Velour Clothing Exchange (200 - 1022 17 Ave SW)
10% off
Located above Tubby Dog, Velour Clothing Exchange sells a selection of expertly curated used clothing as well as new items from various artists and designers, including Alberta makers Heather Buchanan, Nasarimba, Hamburger Hands, and Megan MacWhirter.

Home Goods

EQ3 (100-8180 11 St SE)
10% off in June, 15% during festival on regular priced merchandise
Carrying high-end, ultra-modern furniture, EQ3 is worth the short drive to Deerfoot Meadows to pick up something beautiful for your home. Can’t make it during the festival? They have a promotion running for Sled Island passholders for the entire month of June!

Fieldstudy (102-1812 4 St SW)
10% off
A store focused on artisan-made products and ethical consumption, Fieldstudy carries a variety of handcrafted home goods, clothing, and accessories with a bohemian-minimalist flair.

The Grinning Goat (101-323 17 Ave SW)
10% off
A vegan boutique that carries clothing for adults and children, as well as home goods and beauty products. They also have a zero-waste refill station for various home and beauty products such as hand soap, lotion, and laundry detergent.

Plant (1327 9 Ave SE)
10% off
True to their name, Plant carries a variety of houseplants, from tiny succulents to full-grown fiddle leaf figs, and everything in between. A green-thumb’s paradise!

Recess (1323 9 Ave SE)
10% off
A stationary nerd’s dream, Recess caries everything you need to turn your workspace into a dreamspace.

REID*S (710 17 Ave SW)
10% off regular priced items
Carrying every kind of writing utensil you could possibly imagine, REID*S is serious about stationary. When you stop buy to pick up a new set of pens, be sure to take a look at their selection of fun party supplies.and cute and quirky gifts.

Music

Blackbyrd Myoozik (1126 17 Ave SW)
15% off
Located underneath gravitypope, Blackbyrd carries a sweet mix of old and new, and has a killer selection of local records and tapes.

Lukes Drug Mart (122 4 St SE / 3407 26 Ave SW)
15% off  (excluding prescriptions, bus tickets, concert tickets, lottery and Canada post)
With a coffee bar and a large selection of records, Lukes isn’t your ordinary drugstore. A long time supporter of Sled Island and our All-Ages programming, you can always find lots of Sled artists, past and present, in the bins at Lukes.

Recordland (1208 9 Ave SE)
10% off
One of the largest record stores in Western Canada, Recordland is a diggers paradise. With ceiling high shelves of used records, and a back room that stores thousands of used 45s, be sure to carve out a large chunk of time for this record buying excursion. Hot Tip: In the summer, they have a back room with thousands of $1 records that you won't want to miss.

Sloth Records (736b 17 Ave SW)
15% off (excluding tickets)
A Calgary institution, not only is Sloth an amazing record store, but also a Sled Island venue! When checking out the All-Ages shows at Sloth, be sure to peruse the bins between sets. With large selections of rock, pop, garage, and punk, Sloth had something for everyone.


SERVICES

Beauty + Spa

Butter Beauty Parlour (2429 4 St SW / 153 - 318 8 Ave SW )
$10 off for new clients, 20% off all retail purchases
Treat yourself to some pampering at Butter Beauty Parlor, with services such as manicures, pedicures, waxing, lash tint and extensions, blow-outs, and makeup services.

Clear Float Spa (105-1800 4 St SW)
10% off (excluding Theta Membership)
Destress and unwind in one of Clear Float’s float tanks. A perfect way to meditate before a busy day of show-hopping.

Float Life (1422 Kensington Rd SW)
30% off a 90min float. 20% off 60min float.
Destress and unwind in one of Float Life’s  float tanks. A perfect way to meditate before a busy day of show-hopping.

Hedkandi Salon (1301 8 St SW / 161 - 315 8 Ave SW  / 146 13 Ave SW)
$20 off for new clients, 20% off all retail purchases
A community-focused salon with three ultra-chic locations, Hedkandi is perfect for everything from a little trim, to a full cut and colour.

Johnny’s Barber + Shop (607 11 Ave SW (in Last Best) / 545 8 Ave SW (in Henry Singer)
$10 off for new clients, 20% off retail purchase
Whether you’re looking for a quick trim or a hot shave, Johnny’s has you covered. When you’re done, head upstairs to Last Best for a pint at 15% off.

Swizzlesticks Salon Spa ( 301 - 1211 Kensington Rd NW)
15% off
Hair, facials, massage and nails, Swizzlesticks does it all. Your one-stop shop for all your beautifying and pampering.

Tattoo

Bushido Tattoo (218 17 Ave SE)
10% off
On the east end of 17th Avenue, Bushido Tattoo specializes in custom tattoos. To see the artists and their work, follow them on instagram at @bushidotattoo

Workout

Passage Studios (524 11 Ave SW)
Unlimited Yoga June 17-July 1
Offering yoga, spin, and HIIT, Passage offers a class for every interest and experience level.

Rumble Boxing (720 17 Ave SW)
10% off
Work off some of that excess energy at Rumble Boxing. Located on bustling 17th Avenue, you won’t have to miss a minute of the action while your work up a sweat.

UNDRCARD (349 10 Ave SW)
Free class for new clients, 10% off all classes and passes.
Down the street from Commonwealth and The HiFi Club, UNDRCARD is a high-energy boxing studio that’s driven by music, Work up a sweat in this club-like atmosphere.

Yoga Santosha (320-1800 4 St SW / 821 14 St NW)
Unlimited Yoga June 17-July 1
Went to hard at the show last night? Head to one of Yoga Santosha’s two locations to stretch and relax, and maybe even take in a massage.