Inventures 2024

aerial of the Calgary skyline looking down Centre street during late summer
aerial of the Calgary skyline looking down Centre street during late summer

Inventures 2024

May 29 - 31, 2024

Welcome to Calgary, Alberta

 

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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.

 

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Explore More Pass

Explore More Pass

To make the most of your visit, we’ve gathered discounts & offers with over 40 restaurants, attractions, shops, and tours for you to explore when you have time and there’s a break in your meeting or event programming. These offers are valid until December 15, 2024, unless otherwise noted. Register for the pass with your designated event promo code: YYC2024

Downtown Calgary Skyline

Live. Work. Invest.

Calgary is the destination of choice for the world's smartest people embracing innovation and advancing technology to solve global challenges. In Calgary, the possibilities are everywhere starting with some of the most affordable Class A downtown office space in North America, and an enviable lifestyle with a Rocky Mountain playground just an hour's drive away. Calgary is driving towards the next generation of a sustainable, inclusive and resilient innovation ecosystem and it's attracting international investment.

Visitor Hub experts helping a traveller in Calgary

Visitor Hub

Let our visitor experience experts help make your stay in Calgary extraordinary.

S.S. Moyie at Calgary' Heritage Park

Calgary Attractions

Calgary is home to an exciting collection of attractions that will spark your imagination and get your heart racing. From downhill karting at WinSport to the sky-high views of the Calgary Tower, our city has great must-see attractions for an experience you will never forget.

Canoeing on Lake Louise near Calgary

Pre & Post Event Getaways

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.

Members of the Siksika Blackfoot Nation stand in front of a tipi

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.

dinner spread at Ten Foot Henry

Calgary Cuisine

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.

Man using Calgary's LRT

Getting Around

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.

Downtown Calgary Skyline looking down centre street

Getting to Calgary

Everything you need to know to get to Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 

Kensington Village in Calgary

Calgary Neighbourhoods

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.

The CORE shopping centre Calgary

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.

Calgary Visitor Guide

Calgary Visitor Guide

Start planning your trip to Calgary with our official Tourism Calgary Visitor Guide.

Calgary Skyline featuring the Central Library

About Calgary

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.

Moraine Lake

Travel Alberta

Learn more about the province from our partners at Travel Alberta.