Patrons of the Winkin’ Owl have long known that it is the premier destination in Calgary
for the best wings in an incredible assortment of flavours. Conveniently located between
Parkland, Lake Bonavista, Deer Run, and Queensland, the Winkin’ Owl serves a wide
variety of pub favourites along with a selection of your favourite standard beers and
some of Calgary’s best craft beers. Check out our beer selection.
Plus have you heard about our wings nights with 69 flavours to choose from?
Back under its original management, the Winkin’ Owl is once again offering you the
service and loving attention that has kept our regulars coming back time and again. We
strive to make a trip to the Winkin’ Owl feel more like coming home for a visit, but our
goals go even beyond that: we aim to be Calgary’s #1 pub, and that requires a little
Many places provide only background music that guests may not even notice, but at the
Winkin’ Owl, we are proud to offer you live performances from awesome local talent to
keep your toes tapping throughout your visit.
Radio and pre-recorded music may be fine when you’re at home or driving your car, but
a night at the pub with live music is so much better. Having a live performer or band
brings a much different vibe, adding a new element of fun to your experience.
Nothing beats live music for great ambiance. After a long, tiring week at the office,
studying, or taking care of the kids, you deserve a chance to unwind, relax, and let go of
Why are live bands so good live?
One of the greatest benefits of live music is that it releases oxytocin, a hormone that is
an important part of social bonding and which also helps to create a sense of trust and
Not bad for something that is also incredibly fun!
Whether you are coming for the delicious food, the excellent drinks, or the
entertainment (and surprising health benefits) of our live music, we at the Winkin’ Owl
look forward to seeing you, and we will do everything we can to make your visit one to