100+ Things to Do In and Around Calgary

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What to do in Calgary

100+ Things to Do In and Around Calgary

Discover fun things to see and do in and around Calgary, from family friendly attractions to day trips from Calgary.

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Looking for places to visit in Calgary? Start exploring the incredible attractions, festivals, museums, shopping, and nightlife that make Calgary a vibrant place to visit. Whether it’s your first visit or you are hosting friends and family in the city, there are always exciting things to see and do in and around Calgary.

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Mandrills at the Calgary Zoo

Mandrills at the Calgary Zoo

Calgary Folk Music Festival

Calgary Folk Music Festival

Festivals & Events Happening in Calgary

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Jubilations Dinner Theatre

Jubilations Dinner Theatre

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

Interactive Museums in Calgary

From downtown galleries at the Glenbow Museum to music memorabilia at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, explore history, culture, sports and art with interactive exhibits at these memorable museums.

Alberta Craft Gallery

Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre Museum

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Contemporary Calgary

Esker Foundation

Gasoline Alley Museum at Heritage Park


Grain Academy and Museum

Lougheed House

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

The Hangar Flight Museum

The Military Museums

YouthLink Calgary

Beyond Calgary

Pioneer Acres of Alberta Museum (Irricana)

Remington Carriage Museum (Cardston)

Royal Tyrrell Museum (Drumheller)

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Skiing and Snowboarding at WinSport

Skiing and Snowboarding at WinSport

Sports & Games

Get into the game with world class sports facilities, activities, and professional teams in Calgary.
Adrenaline Activities

Alpine Air Adventures

Archery Games Calgary

BATL – The Home of Axe Throwing

Calgary Harley Davidson

Calgary Shooting Centre

Calgary Skydive

Capture the Flag Paintball & Airsoft

The Shooting Edge

Skydive Big Sky

Downhill Karting

Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours


B-Line Indoor Bike Park


Bow Cycle & Sports


Escape Rooms & Laser Tag

Escape 60

Laser City

The Locked Room

The Rec Room Calgary



Anchor D Guiding & Outfitting

Banff Trail Riders

Boundary Ranch

Century Downs Racetrack and Casino

Homeplace Ranch

Moose Mountain Horseback Adventures

Rocky Mountain Show Jumping

Spruce Meadows

Timberline Tours


Equipment Rental

Black Tie Ski Rentals Delivery

University of Calgary Outdoor Centre



Coyote Creek Golf & R.V. Resort

Heritage Pointe Golf Club

Grand Slam Golf Academy

Kananaskis Country Golf Course

McKenzie Meadows Golf Club


River Activities

Chinook Rafting

Fish Tales Fly Shop

Foot & Chain Fly Fishing Exchange

Highway 22 Anglers

Lazy Day Raft Rentals

Out Fly Fishing Outfitters

Outlier River Surf

The Paddle Station

Surf Anywhere


Professional Sports Teams

Calgary Flames (NHL Hockey)

Calgary Hitmen (WHL Hockey)

Calgary Roughnecks (NLL Lacrosse)

Calgary Stampeders (CFL Football)

Skiing & Snowboarding

Lake Louise Ski Resort

Norquay Resort

Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort



Swimming Pools

Acadia Aquatic & Fitness Centre

Beltline Aquatic & Fitness Centre

Bob Bahan Aquatic & Fitness Centre

Canyon Meadows Aquatic & Fitness Centre

Foothills Aquatic Centre

Glenmore Aquatic Centre

Inglewood Aquatic Centre

Killarney Aquatic & Recreation Centre

Renfrew Aquatic & Recreation Centre

Shouldice Aquatic Centre

Sir Winston Churchill Aquatic & Recreation Centre

Southland Leisure Centre

Thornhill Aquatic & Recreation Centre

Village Square Leisure Centre


Venues & Facilities

Practice your soccer skills at the Calgary Soccer Centre

Explore the legacy of sport at the Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Train, learn, and connect with your community at The Genesis Centre of Community Wellness

Enjoy a public skate at the Olympic Oval

Train, swim, and get active at the Repsol Sport Centre

Experience live concerts and high energy sports at the Scotiabank Saddledome

Summer and winter activities at the home of Calgary’s Olympic legacy at WinSport

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Shopping at CrossIron Mills

Shopping at CrossIron Mills

Calgary Farmers' Market

Calgary Farmers' Market

Local Farmers’ Markets

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Calgary Nightlife

Keep the party going after the sun sets and explore Calgary’s vibrant night life scene.

Century Casino Calgary

Cowboys Casino

Deerfoot Inn & Casino

Grey Eagle Resort & Casino

PURE Casino Calgary


Night Clubs & Entertainment

Aussie Rules Piano Bar

Commonwealth Bar & Stage

Cowboys Dance Hall

Twisted Element

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Alberta Food Tours at Rouge Restaurant

Alberta Food Tours at Rouge Restaurant

Banff Gondola

Banff Gondola

Day Trips from Calgary

Discover the great outdoors by exploring historic sites and some of Canada’s most beautiful national parks, just a short drive from Calgary.

Alberta Prairie Railway (Stettler)

Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site (East Coulee)

Badlands Amphitheatre (Drumheller)

Banff Gondola (Banff)

Banff Lake Cruise (Lake Minnewanka)

Banff Upper Hot Springs (Banff)

Bar U Ranch National Historic Site (Longview)

Canadian Badlands Passion Play (Drumheller)

Canadian Rockies Hot Springs (Banff)

Frank Slide Interpretive Centre (Blairmore)

Glacier Adventure (Icefields Parkway)

Glacier Skywalk (Banff)

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump National Historic Site (Fort Macleod)

Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site (Rocky Mountain House)

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary (Cochrane)

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