Calgary is a place on the fringe - familiar, but largely undiscovered. From its bustling downtown to character-filled neighbourhoods, Calgary is full of secrets, surprises, and stories — and Calgarians are eager to share those experiences with the world. Renowned for its warm western hospitality, Calgary prides itself on being the Ultimate Host City. With one of the world’s most modern, welcoming airports, world-class accommodations and venues, an exploding culinary, arts and culture scene, and an impressive list of attractions and activities to suit every type of visitor, Calgary is a city that delivers a remarkable experience from arrival to departure.
113th AFWA Annual Meeting
113th AFWA Annual Meeting
Welcome to Calgary
Calgary is world renowned for innovative, creative and unique cuisine. In the downtown core alone, there are over 200 restaurants. From exquisite fine dining to casual cowboy fare, Calgary’s cuisine is sure to tantalize every palate.
Calgary is home to an exciting collection of attractions that will spark your imagination and get your heart racing. From bobsledding at Canada Olympic Park to the sky-high views of the Calgary Tower, our city has great must-see attractions for an experience you will never forget.
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From the majestic Rocky Mountains to dry desert terrain, the province of Alberta offers a diverse range of landscapes and experiences. With six UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in Alberta, Calgary is uniquely positioned to enable you to explore the different regions and sites within the province.
Indigenous Experiences in Calgary
There are so many things you can enjoy in and around Calgary to learn about the rich culture of Treaty 7. Discover authentic, traditional Indigenous artwork, jewellery, clothing, history, outdoor experiences, and more.
Getting to Calgary
Everything you need to know to get to Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Getting around Calgary is easy with a variety of transportation options to get you to your destination and to help you explore the city. Public transit, taxis, shuttles, rental cars, and ride sharing are great ways to get around during your stay. With North America’s most extensive urban pathway system, Calgary is also a bike-friendly and walkable city.
Let our visitor experience experts help make your stay in Calgary extraordinary.
Shopping in Calgary
Whether you’re picking up custom-made cowboy boots or perusing high-end fashion, Calgary is packed with fantastic shopping centres and stores, sure to quell your retail therapy needs.
From the shops and restaurants of 17th Avenue to the live music venues of Inglewood, there is no better way to experience Calgary than to explore one of its neighbourhoods. Wander the best neighbourhoods in the city, meet the locals, and get an insider’s view into what makes Calgary such a vibrant place.
Calgary Visitor Guide
Start planning your trip to Calgary with our official Tourism Calgary Visitor Guide.
Calgary is a city with an abundance of art, culinary and cultural experiences. Not to mention endless opportunities for adventure set against a backdrop of natural wonders.
Learn more about the province from our partners at Travel Alberta.