Things to do

Discover the best things to do and enchanting places to visit in Calgary. Explore attractions in Calgary now and start planning your next trip to Calgary.

 
Tourist attractions in Calgary.

shakerscalgary

403-236-2213

9900 Venture Ave. S.E. Calgary, AB, T3S 0A7

Year round. Daily in Summer, Weekends otherwise.

Shakers is a fun centre with year round attractions like laser tag, indoor kids play ground,redemption games, and rock climbing. It also has seasonal attractions like go carts,miniature golf and water wars. Read More >>

Sikome Lake Calgary

403- 297-5293

Sikome Cir SE, Calgary, AB T2X 2C4

Mid-June to the September long weekend.

Sikome Aquatic Facility or Sikome Lake Calgary is a man made lake located within the Fish Creek Provincial Park, and is part of the Bow River basin. It is a swimming area open during the summer as a public beach and was established in 1978. Read More >>

Mantrip & tipple - Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site

403 – 822 – 2220

110 Century Dr. East Coulee, Alberta

Early May to Thanksgiving Weekend

Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site was once a working mine established in early 1900s,and was part of the erstwhile booming coal industry that covered the region of Drumheller. The Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site is famous for fascinating underground tours, train tours, and tipple tours. Read More >>

Military Museums Calgary

403-974-2850

4520 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary T2T 5J4

Monday - Sunday, Closed Jan 1 & Dec 25.

Opened as Canada’s largest military museum, it highlights the history of regiments like Lord Strathacona’s Horse Regiment, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, and the Kings Own Calgary Regiment. Importance of Canada’s Navy during World War II is also showcased. Read More >>

calgarybrewerytours

403.299.4910

316 Meridian Rd SE, Calgary

Year Round, Friday - Sunday

About Calgary Brewery Tours, Alberta, Canada Calgary Brewery Tours is all about spirited craftsmanship, but more importantly, it’s about the cold, refreshing beverages Calgary produces through the unique vision of the locals who love to create them. Read More >>

Gasoline Alley Museum

403-268-8500

1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Calgary, Alberta, T2V 2X3

Open Year Round

A vintage car museum which houses extensive antique car and memorabilia collection is part of the Heritage Village historical park , and is located on 127 acres of parkland on the banks of the Glenmore Reservoir, along the city’s southwestern edge. Read More >>

aerospacecalgary

403-250-3752

4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, Division No. 6, Alberta T2E 7H1, Canada

10:00 am - 4:00 pm - 7 days a week

See the displays of over 24 aircrafts like Sopwith Triplane, Auster, Avro Anson, Beech 18, Harvard, North American F-86 Sabre Jet, Bell 47, Dehavilland Vampire, Waco, Avro Lancaster, Douglas DC-3, Barkley Grow, Dehavilland Twin Otter, Cessna Ag Wagon, Sikorsky S-51, Sikorsky S-55, CF-101 Voodoo, and the CF-100 Canuckas. Read More >>

Aspen Crossing Wide Open Spaces

403-534-2129

Aspen Crossing, Hwy #24, Mossleigh

April to December, Daily

Aspen Crossing is a unique train themed tourist destination in Southern Alberta, just 39 miles southeast of Calgary. Less than the typical commute to work, you will find a train themed Prairie Oasis. Aspen Crossing is proud to offer 8 different themed train excursions. Read More >>

calgarywalks1

403 620 6520

800 McLeod Tr SE, Calgary

Year round

Discover what makes Calgary such an exciting place through Calgary Walks: history, architecture, river walks, public art, secret sculpture gardens, cool public spaces, restaurants, shopping and more!! Read More >>

colouronfire

403.460.1089

230, 8560 8A Ave SW Calgary, AB T3H 1T1

Year Round

Colour On Fire Art Studio (COF) is a valued upscale contemporary paint your own pottery, canvas and glass fusion art-making space. We welcome people of all ages and ability at our inspirational gathering place – to share, have fun, paint and create, or simply to be together. Read More >>

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Fort Calgary

403-290-1875

750 - 9th Avenue SE, Calgary

Year-round, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Jan. 1, Good Friday, Dec. 24-26, Dec. 31.

Fort Calgary was the northernmost link of the western branch of the Old Forts Trail. The town of Calgary grew around this National and Provincial historic site, and rail travel transformed it from a remote frontier post to a bustling urban center. Read More >>

reader rock garden

404-268-CITY (2489)

325,25 Ave. S.E, Calgary, AB, T2G 5V1

Dawn to Dusk

Superintendent of the City of Calgary’s Parks Department from 1913-1943, William Reader, creating the “rockery” on the steep north slope of Cemetery Hill , now known as the Reader Rock Garden. Read More >>

Bow Habitat Station Calgary

403-297-6561

1440 17A St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4T9

Varies according to attraction.

Bow Habitat Station Calgary is made up of a visitor’s centre, the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery, and the Pearce Estate Park Interpretive Wetland. One of the largest enclosed fish hatcheries in North America, Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery raises as many as 3 million fish annually for stocking into Alberta’s waters. Read More >>

Calgary Tower

403-266-7171

101 - 9 Ave. S.W. Calgary, AB,T2P 1J9

Year Round. Closed Dec 25.

Calgary Tower is a free standing, 191 m tall observation deck in the downtown Calgary allowing panoramic views of the city. There is a small section of glass floor 525 feet off the deck. Read More >>

Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

403.931.2366

50.868039,-114.291142

Year round. Hours Vary.

Located on a hilltop in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the University of Calgary’s Rothney Astrophysical Observatory (RAO) is a facility dedicated to expanding our knowledge of the Universe and educating the public about the wonders of Astronomy. Read More >>

Prince's Island Park

403-268-CITY (2489)

51.055949,-114.070212

5:00 AM - 11:00 PM ,daily

Spread over 20 hectares and named after Peter Anthony Prince, the founder of the Eau Claire Lumber Mill; the Prince’s Island Park Calgary is an urban park in an island on the Bow River. Read More >>

calgaryflamingos

403-232-9300

1300 Zoo Rd. N.E. Calgary, AB,T2E 7V6

Year round Closed Dec. 25 & Zoo gala

Operated by Alberta’s oldest charity, Calgary Zoological Society,  Calgary Zoo is the second largest zoo in Canada. Calgary Zoo is also a leading Canadian Centre for conservation and is home to Centre for Conservation Research with many endangered animals in its care. Read More >>

canadaolympicpark-2

403-247-5452

88 Canada Olympic Rd. S.W. Calgary, AB,T3B 5R5

Year Round. Varies According to Season

Venue of some of the spectacular winter sports events of 1988 Olympics, Canada Olympic Park (COP) offers many of the similar experiences to tourists. Formerly known as Paskapoo Ski Hill, the park is operated by WinSport Canada. Read More >>

Exit Calgary

4034753948

880 16 Ave SW, unit 60, Calgary, AB T2R 1J9

Year Round

Exit Calgary offer Exit Live Escape Room Experiences with rooms that cater for groups of 2-8 players in which you can work together to explore and solve the different realms of Exit Escape Rooms. Read More >>

McDougall Centre

455 6th St SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 4E8 Canada

Mon-Fri : 8:30am-4:30pm

Designed in the “Renaissance Revival” architectural style by the Provincial Architect, A.M. Jeffers, and opened in 1908, McDougall Centre was a training school for teachers till 1921,known as Calgary Normal School. From 1922 to 1981, McDougall School served as a junior high school, then an elementary school. Read More >>

Glenmore Reservoir

311/ 403-268-CITY (2489)

8415 24 St. S.W. Calgary, AB- T2V 3N8

Glenmore Reservoir opens May 1st (if clear of ice) and closes October 31. Parks - 05:00 am to 11:00 pm

Built in 1932, the Glenmore Reservoir is a large artificial reservoir on the Elbow River in the southwest quadrant of Calgary. A primary source of drinking water to the city, the dam is a concrete structure that holds back the reservoir and controls the downstream flow of the Elbow river. Read More >>

Fish Creek Provincial Park

403-297-7827

13931 Woodpath Rd SW, Calgary, AB T2W 5R6, Canada

Open at 8:00 a.m. every day of the year and open during day light hours.

Canada’s largest urban park stretches approximately 12 miles from the T’suu Tina Reserve at 37th Street to the Bow River’s banks in the east, covering much of the south side of the city and dividing established and newer suburbs. Read More >>

Shaw Millenium Park ©Cszmurlo

404-268-CITY (2489)

1220 9 Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB T3C 0H9.

24 hours.

Sponsored by Shaw Communications, and maintained by the city of Calgary Recreation Department,Shaw Millennium Park is North America’s largest free outdoor skate park. Read More >>