Shopping and Dining District
With over 170 trendy shops, boutiques and restaurants, Marda Loop is a walkable shopping and dining district in the heart of Southwest Calgary.
Since 1984, Marda Loop has been a thriving destination found east of Crowchild Trail. With more than 170 exclusive owner-operated businesses, featuring local shops, restaurants, and walking tours, make Marda Loop a destination ready for you to experience.
Discover a variety of shopping options, as the area sells everything from vinyl records to children's books; and from scuba gear to artisanal cheese. Cafes and dining establishments with multi-cultural cuisine, outdoor seating, world class gourmet-to-go and fine wine can all be found in Marda Loop.
On the second Sunday in August, the streets of Marda Loop come alive with a New Orleans-themed Marda Gras Street Festival. This free one-day event includes the sights, sounds and cuisine of The Big Easy.