Calgary History

Calgary is Your Basecamp to UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Dig for dinosaurs, hike the Canadian Rockies, and experience Alberta history at four UNESCO World Heritage Sites a short drive from Calgary.

Couple enjoys a romantic walk.

2016 Guide to Valentine's Day

As winter settles in, there's nothing like Valentine's Day to warm you up!

2016 Guide to Family Day Weekend

Spend quality time with the family in Calgary this weekend!

Things to Do in Calgary this Christmas

Calgary has all the ingredients for the perfect holiday celebration!

Calgary: The Paskapoo City!

Today, dozens of early 20th century Paskapoo sandstone buildings can be found in and around our downtown. Here are five iconic ones that create a nice 60 to 90 minute walking tour.

August Long Weekend Activity Guide

Celebrate Alberta’s heritage with an engaging collection of cultural events!!

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2015 Canada Day Guide

Come out and celebrate Canada’s birthday! There are a lot of exciting events to do all over Calgary and bring your party hat!

Glenbow Museum

5 Unexpected Finds at the Glenbow Museum

The Glenbow Museum is always a great place visit, given it’s amazing artefacts, beautiful art and fantastic exhibits. But did you know that The Glenbow Museum is also home to some unexpected items that might surprise you. Here’s just a sample!

Kids at Heritage Park Camp

5 Things You Can Only Do at Heritage Park

You can’t do this anywhere else: Board a paddle-wheeler boat while gazing at Calgary’s modern glass and steel skyline, make your own ice cream, and help catch a robber!

Waterton

5 Places History Comes to Life in Calgary

Take a moment and take it all in at these 5 places history comes to life in Calgary.

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