Visit Website: Visitcalgary.com
Calgary features an eclectic mix of restaurants and bars, cultural venues, public squares, and shopping. Downtown tourist attractions include the Calgary Zoo, the Telus Spark Science Centre, the Telus Convention Centre, the Chinatown district, the Glenbow Museum, the Calgary Tower, the Art Gallery of Calgary, Military Museum and the EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts. At 2.5 acres, the Devonian Gardens is one of the largest urban indoor gardens in the world. Just outside the core is the popular ‘Red Mile’ 17th Avenue, known for its many bars and nightclubs, restaurants, and shopping venues. Calgary is home to several professional sporting teams including The Calgary Flames (NHL), The Calgary Stampeders (CFL) and The Calgary Roughnecks (NLL). Yearly in July Calgary comes to the forefront of attention as it plays host to the world famous ‘Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth’, The Calgary Stampede! With over 1 million people passing through the ‘front gates’ of the Stampede, Calgary comes alive with ten-days of concerts, rodeos, and buck-wild partying!