View some of our favorite attractions:
- Downtown Calgary – Calgary is rich in cowboy culture and home to the Calgary Stampede; gateway to the Rocky Mountains, and host of the 1988 Winter Olympics; and a magnet for adventurers the world over. The original entertainment, dining and shopping options are endless in Downtown Calgary.
- Calaway Park – Visit Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park during your visit to Calgary! The park spans 160 acres and features 32 rides. Featuring numerous attractions, rides for the thrill- seekers and top-notch live entertainment. Calaway is fun for the whole family!
- Calgary Zoo – The Calgary Zoo is located right in the heart of the city and only 5 minutes from downtown. Western Canada’s largest accredited zoo makes every trip an adventure! Enjoy over 1000 animals, 6 acres of botanical gardens, a prehistoric park, zoo-nique playgrounds, and more!
Arts & Culture
- Aero Space Museum of Calgary – Just south of the Calgary Airport, the museum showcases the history of aviation and space technology of Western Canada. Over 24 aircraft are on display, as well as 58 aeronautical engines.
- The New Science Centre – Located just North of the Calgary Zoo, The New Science Centre is a science museum with interactive exhibits, multimedia presentations, and educational demonstrations. There are three traveling exhibits every year and more permanent exhibits that are designed on-site.
- The Glenbow Museum – This impressive Calgary museum features exhibition space in more than 20 galleries, showcasing a selection of the Glenbow’s collection of over a million objects. Located in downtown Calgary across from the Calgary Tower, the Institute maintains the Glenbow Museum, open to the public, which houses not only its museum collections, but also a very extensive art collection, library, and archives.
- Jubilee Auditorium – From comedy shows to concerts to ballet – you can truly enjoy it all at Jubilee Auditorium.
- Max Bell Centre – In the community of Radisson Heights, Max Bell Centre is home to the Calgary Canucks of the Alberta Junior Hockey League and the primary facility for the Northeast Calgary Athletic Association’s minor hockey teams. Go Canucks!
- McMahon Stadium – Check out a game while you are in town! The stadium currently serves as the home venue for the University of Calgary Dinos, Calgary Colts of the Canadian Junior Football League, Calgary Gators and Calgary Wolfpack of the Alberta Football League, and the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL.
- Scotiabank Saddledome – The primary indoor arena of Calgary, the Saddledome is located on the Stampede Grounds, on the east end of downtown Calgary. The arena is also home to the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League and the Calgary Roughnecks of the National Lacrosse League. The facility also hosts concerts, conferences and other sporting championships, and events for the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede.
- University of Calgary – The University of Calgary is a public university in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The University is composed of about 25,000 undergraduate and 5,500 graduate students. The university grounds lie about 2km north of Downtown Calgary, and immediately south of the neighborhoods of Varsity and Dalhousie. Go Dino’s!
- Foothills Hospital – As the largest hospital in Alberta, Foothill’s is also one of Canada’s most recognized medical facilities. The hospital provides advanced healthcare services to over two million people from Calgary.