Canada Travel Guide
Canada Travel Guide - Alberta

Calgary

Nestled in the foothills of Canada ’s Rocky Mountains, Calgary, is a place where visitors come to explore the heritage of the Canadian West. The Heart of the New West™ is a great place to visit, live, work and play. Calgary combines a thriving metropolis with Western roots and friendly small town hospitality.

Calgary is well-known as a destination for winter sports and ecotourism with a number of major mountain resorts near the city and metropolitan area. Economic activity in Calgary is mostly centred on the petroleum industry; however, agriculture, tourism, and high-tech industries also contribute to the city's fast economic growth.

This safe, clean and vibrant city offers the best of all worlds: a cosmopolitan city of over 1 million people and breathtaking outdoor adventure in pristine wilderness. Calgary is bustling with activity all year round, offering something for everyone. Visitors come to enjoy the colourful and culturally diverse festivals and events, such as the Stampede. Explore numerous recreational activities such as golf, cross country skiing, or cycling in Calgary’s urban parks or at numerous facilities, or watch a sporting event featuring one of our national sports. Visit historic attractions or enjoy the vibrant shopping districts.


 

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The Art Gallery of Calgary - Visitor Services

The Art Gallery of Calgary is a public contemporary art gallery and a registered charitable organization.

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(Art Workshops, Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Public Art Gallery, Workshops/Classes)
Calgary Opera

Professional opera company performing at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.

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(Opera, Performing Arts)
Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre

Discover the culture and personality hidden inside one of our city’s oldest locales.

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(Camp/Clinic, Education, Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Kids & Teens, Museum, Tourist Attractions, Workshops/Classes)
Lougheed House

National historic site

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(Tourist Attractions)
Firefighters Museum

Exhibits portray trials, tribulations and triumphs of Calgary's firefighting history.

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(Museum)
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Over 65 concerts from: Classical Giants, Rock N'Roll Hits and Family Favorites.

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(Performing Arts)
Grain Academy/Museum

Museum is an interactive celebration of the grain industry in Western Canada.

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(Museum)
Alberta Ballet

Canada's third largest and one of its finest ballet companies.

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(Dance, Performing Arts)
Albedo Design

Textile Arts

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(Art cards, Artists & fine Art Artisans, Clothing designer, Collage / Mixed media, Fibre art, Needle crafts, Quilting, Sewing, Stitchery)
Military Museums

Canadian Forces

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(Museum)
Glenbow Museum

Intriguing stories from Western Canada connect with extraordinary art and artifacts from around the world

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(Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Giftshop, Libraries, Literary Arts, Museum, Public Art Gallery, Tourist Attractions)
Gasoline Alley Museum at Heritage Park Historical Village

Interactive museum features a collection of one-of-a-kind vintage vehicles and oil and gasoline related artifacts.

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(Museum)
Aero Space Museum of Calgary

100 years of powered flight in Canada

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(Museum)
Vertigo Theatre

Live productions. Mystery theatre.

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(Galleries/ Exhibits/Shows, Theatres)
Mount Royal Conservatory

Student music and theatre performances throughout the year.

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(Dance, Musical/Musical Theatre, Performing Arts)
One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre

Presenters of drama, dance, music and other interdisciplinary work for 25 years.

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(Theatres)

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