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.
Eau Claire Market is a favourite place to stroll shop and savour. Eau Claire offers visitors an indoor playground, shops, restaurants, bars, and a cinema.
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. Fly through the air like a ski jumper! Break a world record wheelchair racing time! Block shots in a 3D goalie interactive! Find Gretzky and Howe’s autographs and several authentic Olympic and Paralympic torches.There is something fun and inspiring for people of all ages!
Explore the incredible outdoor playground of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park when you stay in a suite, condo or cabin at this lodge in Elkwater. There's also an onsite restaurant.
Coaldale Inn: Newly remodeled one bedroom rooms, featuring queen and king-sized beds, luxury linens, and full baths. Franco's Restaurant: A family restaurant that is sure to please. Our menu consists of all of your classic favorites mixed with some new and fun dishes. Open 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., seven days a week. KC'S Pub: A casual sports pub with a wide variety of beer, signature cocktails, and great wines. Relax with your friends on our beautiful patio.
Go wild in Alberta, enjoying the 'Greatest Show on Earth', Calgary's Stampede festival. Follow that with a discovery of the Rocky Mountains.
A leisurely Alberta Family Adventure Holiday...
Spend a week or more exploring the spectacular national parks in Alberta.
The Foot & Chain Fly Fishing Exchange Inc. offers all-inclusive full-day Bow River drift boat fishing and canoe trips casting off within Calgary's city limits. Stephen is a third generation river guide who combines passion with tradition into a truly memorable day. Guests are treated to a deli lunch, snacks and soft drinks. You can bring your own gear or use stock from the Foot & Chain Fly Fishing Exchange Inc. Fishermen and women of all experience levels are welcome.
Lifetime Adventures Travel offers a full day guided bus tour of Calgary's history from 1875 to 1935. Our tour guides will bring history to life as they delve into how Calgary began and who the influential individuals were that helped form the city known for the world famous Calgary Stampede. Lunch is included.
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 scenic tours and discovery flights. Seasonal Base at the Horseshoe Canyon near Drumheller, AB operates from Mid-June to Labour Day. Springbank base operates year-round.
Be mesmerised by a theatre-style production featuring some of the best salsa dancers in the world, including local professionals and troupes from all over North America. An exciting after-party dance in the elegant Hyatt Regency Ballroom follows the performance.