05/12/2013 05:23 EDT | Updated 05/13/2013 11:06 EDT

Calgary's Best Patios

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It's that wonderful time of the year, when cold winters are forgotten and shorts and flip-flops are seen everywhere.

Many Calgarians wait for the first ray of spring before they turn on their barbecues and grab a drink on a patio.

With delicious food, large outdoor spaces and creative drink menus, Calgary is home to many vibrant patios.

Here's a look at some of our favourites:

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