Calgary’s winter sports hub Winsport brings elite athletes alongside travellers and newbies
Calgary’s got small-town heart and big-city diversions. Between street festivals, nightlife and all the things to do outside, the work-hard, play-hard approach is in this city’s veins. Need proof? Every July, the Calgary Stampede transforms the city into a Wild West-inspired playground. It’s 10 days of infinite free pancakes.
The CORE – TD Square, in the heart of downtown Calgary, features more than 160 shops and services. High fashion boutiques and department stores, brand name retailers, full service restaurants and the urban oasis Devonian Gardens – Calgary’s only indoor public park – are just a few of the highlights. Centrally located on Stephen Avenue Walk, the CORE offers valet and underground parking and can be accessed via the 3rd Street SW C-Train Station platform.
As a Calgary-based, not-for-profit, professional theatre company, Alberta Theatre Projects celebrates the art of live theatre from its home in the Martha Cohen Theatre at Arts Commons. The company produces world-calibre shows with a focus on idea-driven new works, plays by Canadian playwrights, and contemporary theatre from around the world. It creates community by producing relevant, honest, engaging and inclusive contemporary theatre and by playing a leadership role in the development and creation of new Canadian plays.
Alberta Boot Company is Canada's only western boot factory and your top choice for 100 per cent handmade leather boots. Quality craftsmanship and excellent service has made the company a household name since 1978. Choose from over 8,000 pairs of in-stock boots or have a pair custom made just for you.
Full Circle Adventures teaches you to identify a handful of native edible trees, shrubs or plants as you walk the trails of this historic park. Deepening your connection to natures wild plants, creates a sense of belonging to the land. Re-weaving yourself to the natural world a sensory adventure begins!
The Douglas Fir Tour is a 2.5-3 hour interpretive hike along wild stands of towering Douglas Firs,natural springs and epic views.This tour will give the visitor a true appreciation of ancient and modern history and its influence on the picturesque setting of Calgary.
Treat yourself and experience the world renowned Fairmont properties, rich in history, resplendent in natural beauty and nestled in awe inspiring locations. Your journey through the spectacular Canadian Rockies will be complimented by these grandeur hotels.
Join Calgary Ghost Tours for an evening of ghostly entertainment on a walking tour of the 'other side'. Locals and visitors alike will be fascinated by these glimpses into the mischief, mayhem and murders of downtown Calgary, Banff, Inglewood, 17th Avenue and Kensington districts. Their tours include many local ghost stories and local history. Their tours are customizable, suitable for children and are wheelchair accessible.
Canadian Craft Tours is a tour company that offers brewery tours, private event organization, and public and private tours daily. They are passionate about craft beer, tourism, and creating the best experience for their guests. Their tours are great for bachelor/bachelorette parties, holiday parties, birthday parties, and so much more. With transportation, and beer included, you don't have to worry about a thing. Let them organize an amazing experience for you and your group!
Float the world-famous Bow River casting to Rocket Rainbows and wild Browns. From first time fly fishers to experienced you'll have a fantastic adventure!! the day includes all the required gear drinks snacks and an excellent shore lunch. walk and wade Alberta's pristine streams stalking Big Bull trout and Cutthroat trout.
The annual Calgary Fringe Festival features bold shows that are uncensored and unforgettable. The non-juried theatre festival focusses on creativity, performance, expression, and pushing boundaries. Productions can be locally grown or have international roots. Expect the unexpected throughout the multi-day event.
The Calgary Stampede is called The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth for good reason. For 10 days every July we welcome the world to a spectacular celebration of western heritage and values. It’s North America's premier rodeo and western festival. The year-round multi-purpose facility is also used for agricultural, trade, entertainment, sporting and special events, as well as meetings and banquets.
A key ingredient in the Spruce Meadows Summer Tour, the 'Continental' is an FEI CSI 5-star tournament. It offers guests the perfect opportunity to watch a world-class show jumping competition in a relaxed atmosphere. Be sure to wander around the grounds and enjoy the spectacular scenery. Admission and parking are complimentary.