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Set dramatically between prairies and mountain peaks, Calgary is a city rich with beautiful landscapes, picturesque skylines, and urban vibrancy. Calgary is a chic metropolis known for its western hospitality, sport culture, lively festivals, classic and quirky arts scene, and innovative chef-driven culinary experiences. From its bustling downtown to character-filled neighbourhoods, along winding rivers and 8000 hectares of urban parks and green space, Calgary is full of secrets, surprises, and stories — and Calgarians are eager to share those experiences with the world.

Renowned for its warm hospitality and community spirit, Calgary prides itself on being the Ultimate Host City. With one of the world’s most modern airports, world-class accommodations and venues, and an impressive list of attractions and experiences to engage every type of visitor, Calgary is a city that delivers a remarkable experience from arrival to departure. Surrounded by incomparable natural beauty, Calgary is ideally situated to explore the majesty of the Canadian Rockies, which are only an hour’s drive from the city centre, or the mystery of dinosaurs in the Badlands, a two-hour drive from the city.

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Calgary Stampede

Every July, the Calgary Stampede honours Calgary’s western history with 10 days of ‘giddy up’ spirit embraced by the entire city