Calgary had a wet and mild summer, but now that fall is here we can really embrace our “hygge” vibes. Fourth Street is one street, a thousand avenues to a cozy fall! Keep reading to find our favourite places to warm up or find the perfect cozy sweater.

Wurst

We all know that summer is for summer bodies and fall is when we can fall in love with carbs all over again. Wurst is the perfect spot to get your carb fix! Warm up with a pork belly poutine or go big with Franzel’s Mixed Platter. This comfort food behemoth features schweinshaxen (pork hock), sausages, smoked brisket, Spätzle, pan-fried potatoes, dumplings, gravy and sides. This mega platter serves you and three of your friends – or just you. We don’t judge.

Shelf Life Books

Nothing says “cozy” like a blanket, a cup of tea and a good book. Shelf Life Books is the perfect store to explore this autumn. This truly independent bookstore is devoted to good writing and literature of all kinds: fiction, genre fiction, history, science, biography, philosophy, psychology and more.

They also carry art, photography, children’s books and graphic literature and their poetry section is the largest in Western Canada! Shelf Life Books also host readings and events almost every week of the year. Spend an afternoon perusing the shelves and find the perfect cozy novel to take home.

Lindt Chocolate

Luxuriously rich and decadent, Lindt is recognized worldwide as a premiere chocolatier. Lucky for Calgarians, there’s a Lindt store conveniently located on 4th Street and 14th Ave SW. Grab a cup of their famous hot chocolate for a truly magical treat, or pick up some of their famous truffles to share with your family and friends. You can even get a jump on your holiday shopping – Lindt makes a perfect gift for family, friends, colleagues or as a stocking stuffer.

Feisty Consignment

You’re going to need the perfect cozy outfit to don while you enjoy your new book and nibble on chocolate! Feisty Consignment is a great store to check out while you’re in Mission. Give new life to a garment this fall! Feisty takes in clothing that has been purchased within the last 1-2 years, is in season, and is brand-name or designer.

Interested in consigning your unwanted cozy clothes? You can bring in clothing in perfect condition, that is clean, folded neatly into bags or hung on hangers. While you’re there, you’re sure to find something new that you will love!

Bin 905

Autumn is a great season to shelve your summery rosè and bring out bold, beautiful, rich wines and cocktails. Bin 905 is a great place on Fourth to find your new fall favourite! The staff at Bin 905 are friendly and knowledgeable and can’t wait to help you.

Bin 905 offers an exceptional collection of wines from countries like Canada, Argentina, Hungary and Australia to name a few. They also have beer, spirits, organic options, and an exclusive Bin 905 collection, including their very popular advent calendar. Buy yours now to avoid disappointment!

Inspirati

Make your home a cozy haven with beautiful linens from Inspirati. This home specialty store offers linens, decor, throw pillows, scarves and more – all of which will help keep you warm against the nip in the air.

Check out their barware line to find a decanteur to aerate the new wine you find at Bin 905. Inspirati also stocks sleepwear, so grab a luxurious robe while you’re there and you won’t fear the coming winter.

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