Top 10 Things to Do In Calgary

Read below to find 10 great things to do while in Calgary.  No matter what your tastes are or the mood your in, Calgary's got something for everyone.

1. Heritage Park

200 exhibits and attractions spread over 127 acres of lush parkland. Heritage Park Historical Village has a lot to offer for learning about Calgary’s History and having fun.


2. Skyline Luge Calgary

The luge track called Skyline Calgary runs alongside the famous Olympic Luge track and is a thrilling attraction for all ages. The track is 1.8 kilometres of twists and turns.

3. Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is an annual event held every July. The ten-day event which calls itself as "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" attracts over one million visitors per year. It features one of the world's largest rodeos plus offers many concerts and attractions.


4. Prince’s Island Park

Prince's Island Park is a beautiful park in downtown Calgary that holds many large events throughout the year. 

5. Calgary Corn Maze

Navigate your way through 13 acres of corn mazes, checkout the petting zoo, mini golf, jumping pillows, tractor train and much more.

6. Calgary Tower

Calgary Tower offers the best view in the city and is a must-see on any visitor's itinerary. Experience a spectacular view of the bustling city, the majestic Rocky Mountains, the foothills, and the prairies at a height of 191 meters.


7. Fish Creek Park

Fish Creek Park is a provincial park located in the southern part of the city. It is one of the largest urban parks in North America and is three times the size of Stanley Park in Vancouver.  This park is over 13 square kilometers.

8. 17th Avenue

A hot spot in Calgary for daytime shopping and eating.  At night it comes alive with party goers visiting the many bars and clubs.

9. Ice Skating

There are many outdoor skating rinks in Calgary. Outdoor rinks are maintained by The City, volunteers or community associations. A favourite location is in the downtown core at Olympic Plaza.

10. Calgary Zoo

See almost 1,000 animals from around the world. Rainforests, safari over the Savannah, or climb the Canadian Wilds to see a huge variety of animals. Four species of penguins get up close and personal in the penguin exhibit.