Located 191 m (627 ft) above the city centre, the Calgary Tower offers a 360 degree view of the city and is a must-see on any visitor's itinerary. Stand on the amazing glass floor for a bird's eye view of the streets below. Enjoy a complimentary tour using the latest hand-held technology and learn about Calgary's history, landmarks, and future plans.
Spruce Meadows, in south Calgary, hosts a series of world-class show jumping tournaments throughout the year, including the National in June, Pan American in July and Masters in September. The picturesque equestrian and event centre also features beautiful gardens with an outdoor children's playground and offers affordable family fun year round.
The first national museum in Alberta features 12 galleries and over 50 hands-on interactive exhibits in the 3,716 sq m (40,000 sq ft) facility located at WinSport Canada Olympic Park. Sharing the stories of Canada’s greatest sport heroes to inspire Canadians in sport and life. Interactive exhibits include shadow boxing with Lennox Lewis, two multisport simulators, wheelchair racing against Chantal Petitclerc and more. Find Gretzky and Howe’s autographs and several authentic Olympic and Paralympic torches.
The 'Journey Through The Clouds' route between Vancouver and the picturesque resort town of Jasper is known for scenic valleys, wildlife, and majestic Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Complete your Rocky Mountains experience with a drive down the spectacular Icefields Parkway.
Mountain View Helicopters, will take you on a sky-high trip full of mountain vistas, city skylines and rolling prairie – whatever strikes you. Their four-seat R44 Raven II helicopter ensures everyone has a good view, so there's no jostling for a window seat. Offering charters and champagne and discovery flights.
Canada Rail Vacations offers a broad assortment of fabulous Canadian vacation packages, all intended to make memories that will last for a lifetime.
Explore a new adventure in the scenic Canadian Rockies. Accompanied by professional photographers, you will learn new photography skills while you capture your own breathtaking photos - creating memories for a lifetime.
An appetizing annual four-day festival, providing visitors the chance to sample the city's global cuisine. Purchase $1 tasting tickets onsite at Eau Claire Festival Plaza, to enjoy sample size menu items from some of Calgary’s top restaurants.
The annual Calgary Folk Music Festival, which will be celebrating its 37th anniversary in 2016, features 70 artists from over 16 countries. Performances take place on nine stages in 100+ distinct concerts and unique on-the-fly collaborations at the urban, forested retreat of Prince's Island Park. With daily audiences of 13,000, the festival site boasts an interactive family area, international craft market, global culinary delights, a record tent and tree-shaded beer garden. Kids and seniors can attend for free.
The Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) is a 12-day showcase of up to 200 multi-genre films from Canada and more than 40 other countries. The festival hosts gala events, screenings, award ceremonies and special presentations. We welcome a large number of local and international film-makers and connect them with the audience through post-screening question and answer periods, events, as well as panels and film talks that are open to the general public.