Things We Love to Do in Calgary
We don’t just work here, we live and play here, too. These are some of our favourite spots you won’t want to miss while you’re in town. We’ve highlighted a few well-known attractions as well as a couple of little gems you may not have heard about, but we think are well worth a visit. Need more hints about where to go and what to do? Just ask! We’d love to give you the inside scoop.
The world-renowned 10-day Stampede is something to behold, but the Calgary Stampede also hosts events all year round: concerts, hockey, home shows, and more.
A wonderful celebration of our diverse artistic and multicultural landscape. And incredible fireworks to boot!
Have a gander at your furry and feathered friends and participate in some of the great activities and learning opportunities the zoo has to offer!
Cross Iron Mills
Got the shopping bug? Cross Iron Mills features 17 large-format anchor stores, more than 20 stores new to Alberta, and over 200 premium brands and great outlets.
Telus Spark Science Centre
The wonder of science is at your fingertips at the Telus Spark Science Centre. Check out the latest exhibits!
XFest CalgarySep 3, 2016 11:30 am — Sep 4, 2016 10:00 pm
Calgary’s Alternative X92.9 and Union Events are pleased to announce the Fifth Annual X-FEST, Calgary’s Alternative Music Festival, taking place over two days at Fort Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on September 5th and 6th, 2015.
Calgary Highland GamesSep 3, 2016 9:00 am — Sep 3, 2016 5:00 pm
The Calgary Highland Games is one of the oldest gatherings in North America and will be celebrating 102 years since the first games, held in 1913. Organised by the Calgary United Scottish Games Association, these games have gained the reputation as being one of the most prestigious Highland events in the West. Attracting competitors and spectators from across Western Canada and the USA, you will watch some of the world’s top pipers, drummers, dancers, and heavy event athletes compete and perform.
Calgary Pride ParadeSep 4, 2016 12:00 pm — Sep 4, 2016 1:30 pm
The signature Calgary Pride Parade is one of the most colourful celebrations of the year!