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Located in the heart of the city, the Cultural District is home to dozens of arts and culture hotspots like galleries, museums, theatres, concert halls and outdoor festival space, plus excellent shopping, dining and nightlife all within a few browsable blocks.

Close to the downtown transit lines, the Cultural District also includes several major hotels, Stephen Avenue Walk and Olympic Plaza, a key Calgary landmark that served as the medal ceremonies site for the 1988 Winter Olympic Games.

This vibrant neighbourhood is filled with a high concentration of arts and culture venues including the EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts, the recently restored Grand Theatre, Vertigo Theatre, the Glenbow Museum, the Art Gallery of Calgary, Cantos Music Foundation and Art Central, along with many other galleries and music venues.

There’s always something to see and do in the Cultural District. From people watching and relaxing in Olympic Plaza, discovering Calgary’s architecture, taking in the entertainment of buskers, shopping local street vendors and retailers, and trying some of the city’s most decadent and diverse food, to music festivals, parades, fireworks, world-class theatre, dance and visual arts.

What's Nearby?

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  • One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre

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    One Yellow Rabbit is one of Canada's leading theatre companies, combining dance, poetry, monologue, and music into...

  • High Performance Rodeo

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    The 32nd annual High Performance Rodeo runs JANUARY 5 - 28, 2018 at 13 venues across Calgary

  • Alberta Theatre Projects

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    Alberta Theatre Projects presents the best in contemporary theatre, with an emphasis on bringing new Canadian plays to...

Captured by Visitors

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Amenities

  • CTrain accessible
  • Custom tours
  • Family friendly
  • Guided tours

Directions

EPCOR Centre for Performing Arts

The Epcor Centre is in the heart of the Cultural District. Find many other arts and culture venues, restaurants and retail within steps of the centre.

Calgary Tower

The Calgary Tower is in the heart of the Cultural District. Find many other arts and culture venues, restaurants and retail within steps of the tower.

Glenbow Museum

The Glenbow Museum is in the heart of the Cultural District. Find many other arts and culture venues, restaurants and retail within steps of the museum.

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

The TELUS Convention Centre is in the heart of the Cultural District. Find many other arts and culture venues, restaurants and retail within steps of the centre.

Dining

The Cultural District has over 50 restaurants within a few blocks. Choose from anything from some of Calgary's and Canada's, award winning culinary experiences, to quick eats you can grab on the go.

Buffet

Café

Coffee Shop

Fine Dining

Licensed

Picnic Area

Snack Bar

Vegetarian Meals

Groups

Join us for a unique Calgary experience in the heart of the Cultural District. Come with us on a guided tour of the neighbourhood or let us help your next group outing with restaurant tastings, live music or theatre. Great for groups up to 20 people. Reservations required.

Corporate Events

Group Discounts

Guided Tours

Reservations Required

Team Building

Number of children for group: 20

chaperones for a Group: 1 per group of 10

Number of Adults for group: 20

chaperones for a Group: 1 per group of 20

Number of Seniours for group: 20

chaperones for a Group: 1 per group of 20

Birth day parties:

Education

Join us for a guided tour of the Cultural District. Great for groups up to 20 people. Reservations required.

Retail

The Cultural District has some of Calgary's most unique shopping including Art Central, Fashion Central and Stephen Avenue. Plus, the district is within walking distance to The CORE and Banker's Hall shopping.

ATM

Bring your own Picnic

Currency Exchange

Diet Meals

Fine Dining

Gift Shop

Guided Tours

Paid Parking

Picnic Area

Restrooms

Taxi Service

Valet Parking

Vegetarian Foods

Wading Pool

Wheelchair Accessible

Wine Tasting

Hours

Year-round activities and events. First Thursdays (first Thursday of the month).

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