If you're looking for a sign to spoil yourself, this is it. Chances are you've got a lot going on in your life, whether it be school, work, relationships, your family, etc. With so much on your plate, it's important to remember to take some time to enjoy yourself; you deserve it.
Whether you're on a $20, $50, or $100 budget, we've got you covered with some of the best ways to treat yourself in YYC. We've broken each price point down into categories, so click below to find the perfect option for you:
Treat yourself for $20
1. Calgary Farmer's Market // 510 77 Ave SE
Sometimes all you need is a trip to the market. Whether you just go to window shop, or end up treating yourself to some locally made jewellery or food, you won't regret checking out the market. Open Thursday - Sunday from 9 a.m - 5 p.m, you have plenty of opportunities to head down and check out the many vendors.
Price: Varies based on your spending
2. Globe Cinema // 617 8th Ave SW
Tired of Netflix n' Chill by yourself? Head over to the Globe Cinema by yourself or with a date, and catch a movie. Tickets are super cheap, which means more money for snacks.
Price: $10 per ticket, or $5 on Tuesdays
3. Calgary Hot Yoga // 3803 26 Ave SW
Yoga is one of the best ways to relax and rejuvenate your body. It also makes you feel less guilty about treating yourself to drinks or food after.
Price: $17 for a drop in class
4. Banff Upper Hot Springs // 1 Mountain Ave
If you're willing to make the trip to Banff, you have to check this place out. Not only is it super cheap to sit back and relax, but you also get to enjoy the mountain views.
Treat yourself for $50
5. Proof Cocktails // 1302 1 Street SW
Do you really need an excuse to treat yourself to a drink? Proof has some amazing drinks, and their menu is actually formatted like a storybook. How fun is that?
Price: $15 - $50+ depending on what/how much you order
6. Dinner at CHARCUT Roast House // 899 Centre Street SW
Located in the popular Le Germain hotel, CHARCUTs menu is sure to leave you wanting more. The menu consists mostly of urban-rustic cuisine, and the service is exceptional.
Price: $25 - $50+ depending on your order
7. Mondays at Milestones // Various locations around Calgary
Mondays are for the girls. $40 for 4 bellinis and 4 appetizers, how can you go wrong? Get your squad together for pre-gaming or lunch.
8. The Home of OM // 2312 4th Street SW
Take a dip in the Float Tank, a tank filled with water and epsom salts. The process allows you to relax and free your mind for awhile.
Price: $49 for 90 minutes
Treat yourself for $100
9. Personal Stylist at Nordstrom // Chinook Centre
The appointment with the stylist itself is free, but we can't promise you won't empty your wallet on all the cute clothes you find. Nordstrom is known for carrying incredible brands and clothes, so make sure your set a budget.
Price: Varies based on your spending
10. Massage at Leela Eco Spa // 849 1 Ave NE
We all know that stress can do a lot of damage to your body, so why not treat yourself to a massage? Your muscles will thank you later.
Price: $120 for a 60 minute Hot Stone Massage
11. Bottle Service at Standard // 111 7 Ave SW
Need to let loose and enjoy a night out? Standard is a super cool club with a modern vibe. It's a lot like a speakeasy on weeknights, and a night club on weekends.
Price: $135 - $300+ depending on your choice of liquor
12. Catch a show at the Southern Jubilee Auditorium // 1415 14 Ave NW
Need some live entertainment? The Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium offers everything from live music, to theatre, to dance. There's sure to be something you'll enjoy.
Price: Varies based on show and tickets