Local Business Directory Holiday shopping!

Local $500 Draw Winners:

Tracey B, Anne G, Melisa C

Get your entries in now for our next draw in January! Make any purchase at a Calgary Dollars business, post about it on social media, tag the business and @calgarydollars to get two entries to win $500 to spend locally!

Calgary Dollars Directory

Part 2: Somethin for Everyone

(Well, almost!)

For those who like to Wear it!

Her Leather Co.


Beautiful handmade leather goods for knitters, crocheters, and yarn artists. Project bags, DIY kits, accessories and more!

Bright Swans Creations


Beautiful bead earrings & jewelery, handmade here in Calgary! Stunning colours and designs by Pearl, check out her instagram for amazing designs including jingle cone pom poms, extravagant fringes and more. Indigenous owned and operated.

YYC Beeswax

yycwax.com - 403-862-9232

YYC Beeswax is a Calgary-based company offering a range of ready-made small batch beeswax products and educational opportunities. They mind your #beeswax. Supplies, workshops, products, and more.

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Redman Customs


Indigenous Owned, Modern Inspired. Art, apparel, tools, instruments and more, find this and more at Redman Customs.

Lowen's Skin Care


Lowen’s Natural Skincare is a family-owned and operated skin care company based in Calgary, Alberta. Conceived by a veteran Pharmacist committed to using organic, fair-trade, and/or locally-sourced ingredients in his company's formulas.

Manana Imports

mananaimports.ca - 1132 Kensington Rd NW

You can find all kinds of warm and wonderful things at this family owned business! Cultural gifts, handmade folkart, bags, clothing, decor & fine silver jewelry. And their Afghan Slipper Socks are a wonderful cozy handmade gift. (pictured)

For the Kids (and young at heart)

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Artpourings Studio


New Horizon Mall, Balzac - 587-500-3403

Create at Artpourings Studio where they inspire future creative geniuses! DIY Gifts and more!

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Ciclomanias DIY Kits


Unleash your creativity with this collection of DIY kits made of natural materials. These kits are a great way to engage with all artist age while discovering that upcycling is fun and easy to do at home.

Growing Co. Kids Eco Boutique

growingco.ca - [email protected]

Growing Co. wants to do it's part to help in diminishing the carbon footprint(s) of our tiny humans while supporting our local economy and businesses making socially responsible and Eco-friendly choices. Find them at the Calgary Farmer's Market.

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Lucky Moon Cat Creations


[email protected]

Taking new orders in 2023.. You are never too old to collect or enjoy stuffed animals, and Cin wants to make cuddly friends as accessible as possible. Handmade here in Calgary!

For those who like to Do

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Dogma - Training & Dog DaySchool


2835 37 Street SW + 515 70 Ave SW

They make fetch happen! Online and in person, there are options to fit any budget. Committed to giving you and your dog the tools you need to make your life together the best it can be. 

Julie Vincent Photography Training


This full-day class includes a three-hour technical session. Learn how your camera works, and how to make it work for you. Including a 90 minute photo walk, and digital classroom for an introduction to editing. [email protected]

Make Mindfully

[email protected]

Abir and Sima collaborate to provide you with practical advice and activities to support your resilience building and creativity. Seasonal activities include jelly making, crafts and more!

Chento Nutrition - Online Workshops and Consulting

Email Melisa

Do you know someone who could use some tips and tricks in the kitchen? Or someone who would enjoy art activities for health and stress relief? Melisa has online workshops for organisation, wellness and nutrition!

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Chef's Farmer

https://www.chefsfarmer.com - [email protected]

Gift cards available for the summer salad box! The mission at Chef's Farmer is to connect local food businesses with flavourful produce from small local farms that are committed to their craft and to the soil.

Sentry Box Games

sentrybox.com - 1835 10 Ave SW

With over 13,000 sq. ft. of display and gaming space, the Sentry Box is a Mecca for those interested in fantasy, science fiction, or military games, books and miniatures!

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Smokers Junction

1433 17 Ave SW - 403-451-0662

Calgary’s premier headshop carrying vaporisers, glass pieces, papers, accessories and more!

Natural Mattress


Sleep can change your life. These affordable, natural products are designed to assist your body in waking up healthy, rested and ready to go. Their mattresses are made using materials grown in nature.

For those who love the Arts

Redman Customs


Indigenous Owned, Modern Inspired, Handcrafted. "From my hands, to your home. Indigenous made, for everyone!" Art, apparel, tools, instruments and more, find this and more at Redman Customs.

Jennifer Hartley Illanes


Multimedia artist and professional gremlin. Her practice makes use of fibre arts, digital media, sculpture, and performance. Jennifer’s work explores themes of extravagance, medieval symbolism, feminism, religion and playful social critique.

Canadiana Music


Canadiana provides audio production, recording, technical consultations, rentals, event promotions and marketing.

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At Ciclomanias, they love upcycling, also known as creative reuse. Transforming unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality and environmental value. Beautiful frames, animals, decorations, jewellery and more!

Moonstone Creation

moonstonecreation.ca - 1219 10 Ave SE - 403-261-2650

An Indigenous-owned and family-run business located in Calgary's Inglewood district. They create handmade traditional art right in-store and are proud to represent over 60 Indigenous makers and artisans from across Turtle Island.

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Muddchuckers Clayworks


Julie was hooked almost immediately when she tried pottery. Learning to throw pottery was challenging and very satisfying, and really good therapy. She enjoys throwing mugs and bowls, and has lately begun making altered and whimsical forms, some inspired by Japanese pottery and the female form.

For the Entrepreneur & Small Biz Owner

Twinbat Sticker Co.


Vinyl Decals, T-Shirts, Patches, Vinyl Cut Lettering, 1" Buttons, Signage, Banners and more... a great way to promote a business, band, or pagan church.


exposign.ca - 403-238-4322

Exposign is a family owned and operated business, servicing Calgary and surrounding areas for over 20 years. Whether offering residential or commercial, interior or exterior, 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional signage they want your business to stand out. 

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Vendor Bridge


Local vendor? Get connected to the best events to sell products and services! Affordable advertising opportunities and local business certifications too.

Inclusion by Libra


Serving organizations by guiding them through the process of integrating diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging into core policies and people processes with the goal of embedding these values into a healthy workplace culture that is positioned for growth.

ENTA solutions


Strategically helping epic businesses grow. Social Media, Video Production, Vidcasts and Podcasts.. Building culture for Purpose-Driven Businesses through process development and social media storytelling.

To see Part One of our Directory, click below!

Part 1: Eat, Drink & Be Merry

Calgary Dollars Marketplace

How do I enter the draw?

  • Make any purchase with a business that accepts Calgary Dollars (the transaction does not need to include C$)
  • Post about it on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter
  • and tag @CalgaryDollars and the business!
  • You receive TWO entries to the draw for each business you do this for!*

*To finalise your winnings, you will need to have or create a C$ account, and provide a smiling photo of yourself for promotional purposes!

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