fun things to do in calgary, ab!

calgary zoo

The Calgary Zoo is the second largest zoo in Canada with more than 1000 animals from all over the world. Explore strange and wonderful creatures in exotic habitats from Africa to the Arctic. Stroll through butterfly gardens and tropical foliage. And step back to the land before time in Prehistoric Park. No visit to Calgary is complete without a visit to its world-class Zoo.

telus SPARK

The Telus SPARK is Canada's newest science centre, with over a decade of planning and construction now complete. Brand new exhibits, temporary and travelling installations, and a domed theatre provide fun for visitors of all ages.

calgary stampede

Every July, the world-famous Calgary Stampede draws millions of visitors looking to enjoy a unique rodeo and festival experience. Often called "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth," the event has been held since 1912 and features the world's largest rodeo, dozens of stage shows and concerts, a parade, and much more. The festivities extend outside the fairgrounds too: for the ten days of the festival the whole city comes alive in celebration. It is truly a one of a kind experience.

eau claire market

Located near Prince's Island Park on Barclay Parade, Eau Claire Market offers a shopping experience like no other. With unique shops, art galleries, numerous restaurants, fresh seafood and produce markets, and all manner of exotic wares, you’ll find souvenirs, gifts and so much more. You'll also find the Cineplex Odeon Theatre and Cinescape arcade on site to add to your day of fun and entertainment.

calgary tower

Home to the world's highest elevation observation deck, the Calgary Tower provides great sightseeing, entertainment, and dining for visitors and locals alike! Great vistas of Calgary's downtown, as well as great views of the nearby Rocky Mountains. For the truly daring, a walk on the glass-bottom floor will really give you a unique view of the city!

canada olympic park

The spirit of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games is still very alive in Calgary, AB. Come check out Canada Olympic Park, just outside of downtown Calgary, with skiing and snowboarding, bobsled rides, summer camps, mountain biking, hockey, ziplining and more! There's an activity or adventure awaiting you year-round at Canada Olympic Park!

callaway park

Come experience Western Canada's largest outdoor family amusement park! With over 32 rides, lots of attractions, entertainment, and food serivces - it's sure to be a blast for the whole family. Admission to the park includes unlimited rides and access to all the attractions and shows.

heritage park

Experience "How the West was Once", at Calgary's Heritage Park. Ride a steam train, visit a historic village, and meet pioneers as you journey back to Western Canada's colouful and vibrant history. Heritage Park also offers great seasonal events, as well as unique wedding and event space, too!

glenbow museum

Combining a museum, art gallery, library and archives all under one roof, Glenbow boasts over a million artifacts and some 28,000 works of art in its vast collections and is one of the largest museums in Canada.

calgary aero space museum

As the first and largest aviation museum of Calgary, the Calgary Aero Space Museum features exhibits and attractions for the whole family. Founded in 1960, the museum has provided many years of fun and education to its visitors. Explore a variety of aircraft exhibits including a full-size replica of the AEA Silver Dart, and educational activities that are sure to intrigue the whole family. Remember your adventure forever with a keepsake from the museum's Run Way Gift Shop.