The public spaces of East Village, from the two kilometres of RiverWalk™ to urban parks and heritage buildings, are an invitation to explore every corner of our urban village. Bridges and pathways connect EV to other Calgary neighbourhoods in world-class style, the various innovative parks are places to relax in the urban rush, and the carefully-restored historic buildings are a reminder of EV's roots as Calgary's first neighbourhood.
Jubilations Dinner theatre has been a mainstay of western Canadian culture for more than 20 years. We present original musical comedies written, directed, and performed by an amazing group of Canadian artists. Each show features popular hit music, and is completely interactive. It might be an old west saloon featuring country music hits, or a 1950’s high school reunion featuring the songs of Elvis… no matter the show, our actors and servers stay in character all evening, while serving your dinner and drinks making it a uniquely interactive experience.
Just a skipping stone away from East Village, across the George C. King Bridge (formerly St. Patrick's Bridge), St. Patrick’s Island opened in 2015, offering East Village residents and all Calgarians a beautifully revitalized 31-acre backyard. Nature lovers, families and urban explorers alike can revel in the natural beauty that has been restored through mindful renewal and a biophilia master plan – a landscape design approach that nurtures the bond between people and nature.
Experience an unforgettable camping experience with comfort camping. Premium units are riverfront, with a spacious floorplan. Standard units have park views and a standard floorplan. All units feature handmade furnishings.
See the spectacular Canadian Rockies from every angle. Enjoy panoramic views of glacier-fed lakes, crashing waterfalls and snowy mountains in comfort on the Rocky Mountaineer train. Your trip will be rounded off in style with an unforgettable helicopter ride – the best way to appreciate the beauty of the Rockies.
The Calgary Stampede is known as ‘the greatest outdoor show on earth’. Combining this remarkable show and a trip to the majestic Canadian Rockies.
A ten-day self-drive tour through the cities and resorts of Alberta. We've included a number of exciting excursions and entrance to a number of the region's star attractions.
Explore a new adventure in the scenic Canadian Rockies. Accompanied by professional photographers, you will learn new photography skills while you capture your own breath taking photos - creating memories for a lifetime.
Calgary Brewery Tours is all about spirited craftsmanship, but more importantly, it’s about the cold, refreshing beverages our city produces through the unique vision of the locals who love to create them. Experience our good natured and welcoming breweries, eateries and distilleries with people who enjoy a satisfying brew as much as you. Our two distinct tours let you taste the flavours of the Calgary area. You will witness the region’s rich history and realize the crazy lengths our brewers and distillers go to for the love of beer, spirits and mead.
Calgary’s walking tour experience. Discover what makes Calgary such an exciting place; history, architecture, river walks, public art, secret sculpture gardens, cool public spaces, restaurants, shopping and more! All tours start at Calgary City Hall.
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 over 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 Pride Parade and Festival is an annual cultural event representing Calgary's diversity. Held at Shaw Millennium Park, the festival features an entertainment stage with live performances and music, food, beer gardens and a Kid Zone.
Every August in Calgary, locals and visitors gather for GlobalFest in Elliston Park to cheer on their favourite firework performances at the Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival. Adding to the excitement is the festival’s OneWorld – a night market featuring colourful multi-cultural pavilions, lively dance shows and an array of ethnic cuisine. The Human Rights Forum, which promotes diversity, cross cultural respect and equality through a series of presentations, completes this annual award-winning event.