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Sat, Apr 27



Independent Bookstore Day Bus Crawl

On April 27th, 2024, in celebration of Independent Bookstore Day, join us on a bookstore crawl in Calgary! Tickets go on sale on April 12 at 12 PM MST.

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Independent Bookstore Day Bus Crawl
Independent Bookstore Day Bus Crawl

Time & Location

Apr 27, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Calgary, 1934 34 Ave SW #115, Calgary, AB T2T 2C1, Canada

About the event

Calgary’s Independent Bookstores are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Raincoast Books/Book Express for an unforgettable bookstore crawl on April 27th, 2024, in celebration of Independent Bookstore Day! Hop aboard the Raincoast/Book Express Book Bus and journey from one beloved bookstore to another! Plus, enjoy exclusive discounts just for bus attendees!  

Event Info: 

- Tickets go on sale April 12th at 12 PM MST.  

- Limited tickets available! Only 24 spots on the bus, so snag yours quick!  

- Tickets: $20 each which includes a non-refundable $20 gift card to your favourite participating bookstore and a seat on the Raincoast/Book Express Book Bus! 

- Bookstore stops (in order): Slow Burn Books, Owl's Nest, Shelf Life, Pages, and the Next Page. The journey concludes back at Slow Burn Books, with an optional gathering at Marda Loop Brewery to discuss your book haul! 

- The event starts at 9:30 am and goes until 3:30 pm.

- Attendees will enjoy an exclusive 15% off at each bookstore!  

Registration Info: 

- You can register up to two guests for the bus (including yourself) 

- Please have your name, email and which bookstore you would like to select as your gift card ready at check-out. If you are purchasing a ticket for someone else you will be prompted to fill this information in for them after yourself. Please ensure you have this information prepared for a speedy check-out as tickets are limited. 

- If the event is sold out by the time you are trying to register, please fill in this Google form here

**We anticipate high demand for tickets on this bus crawl adventure! If circumstances arise and you cannot attend your gift card will be available for pickup at a later date.  In the interest of fairness, please let us know as soon as you can if you are unable to attend and we will contact the next person.

Get ready for the best Independent Bookstore Day Calgary has ever seen! Huge thanks to our sponsors, Raincoast/Book Express, for making this magical day possible! 


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