Smithbilt has been manufacturing handmade hats since 1919. Choose from straw hats, quality handmade Merino wool felt hats or luxurious beaver and rabbit fur hats. In addition to traditional western styles and Calgary's iconic White Hat, Smithbilt produces a series of fashion hats, all of which can be purchased through Smithbilt's website and shipped worldwide.
Calgary Opera is one of Canada’s most innovative professional opera companies, presenting three mainstage productions every year.
Home to the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, Stampede Park is comprised of multiple venues that host concerts and events throughout the year, including July’s 10-day Calgary Stampede. The BMO Centre, Calgary's largest venue, Agrium Western Event Centre, the biggest agricultural showcase and competition space in Canada, and Boyce Theatre, which hosts theatre and small concerts, are some of the highlights. Conveniently located in Calgary's city centre, next to the Victoria Park/Stadium C-Train station, Stampede Park is one of the city's most unique and versatile event venues.
Take a step back in time! Head-Smashed-In Historic Site and Museum commemorates the oldest buffalo jump on the Canadian prairie. In contrast you will also visit Drumheller and see the Badlands where dinosaurs used to roam.
A leisurely Alberta Family Adventure Holiday...
Visit breathtaking locations in the company of award-winning professional photographers.
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 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.
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.
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.
The 2017 edition of the Calgary International Beerfest, presented by Sobeys Liquor and Safeway Wine & Spirits, is again occupying over 250,000 sq ft on Stampede Park making it the largest beer festival in Western Canada! Everyone will find a new favorite with over 500 local, national and international craft beers, while being able to sample tasty food from over 30 of Calgary’s best restaurants, pubs and eateries. Increase your beer knowledge and find a new favourite by taking part in the Brew Master Seminars, Cooking with Beer Seminars, attend Beer University, and visit the new Distillery District!