Calgary Attractions & Things To Do
Find something interesting to do or see in or near Calgary. Our city offers a good selection of attractions and venues where you can learn something new or just have a day of fun. Scroll through our list of activities to find something you're interested in. Add Your Activity
Alberta Campgrounds, Hikes and Nature. AlbertawowThroughout Alberta Canada
Find a campground near Calgary, go for a hike or visit a nearby point of interest. Albertawow contains excellent information and related photo galleries.
Botanical Gardens of Silver SpringsSilver Springs Community
The Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs is without doubt one of the Seven Wonders of Calgary, Alberta. It boasts 1350 square meters (14 600 square feet) of gardens which includes a spectacular Wall Garden that runs an uninterrupted 1300 feet.
Butterfield Acres FarmCountry Hills Blvd NW
Get the family out for a bit of fresh air and some wholesome farm experiences! Discover the joy and wonder of the farm environment, always new experiences and discoveries as you follow the animals thru the seasons. Group parties, birthday parties and year round bookings available.
Calgary Learning Institute Ltd.222, 7 Westwinds Cr. NE
Summer Camps 2015 July 6 – August 28, 2015. This is a fun and educational camp for students ages 5 -12 Years. It is designed for children who are achieving below grade level or for students who want a challenge to enrich their learning. They are tested on the first day of camp and they are placed in a program according to their needs. We offer sewing, beading, paper weaving, ESL, Sign Language, reading, computers, mathematics and daily field trips to Prairie Winds Park. Choose half days, full days two days or five days a week to suit your needs and budget.
Cardel Rec South100, 333 Shawville Blvd SE
Are you looking for something exciting to keep your children occupied and entertained this summer? Our specialized day programs may be just the thing for your child! In addition to making new friends and having tons of fun, your child will leave these programs with increased knowledge and skills. Shh…..don’t tell them that they'll learn something; they'll be having too much fun to notice! Space is extremely limited, and these programs fill up fast so we recommend registering early.
Calgary Fashion CampPO Box 76142 RPO Millrise
We are 5 day summer camps with everything that is fashion forward for children and teens! Our curriculum is curated for students who have a passionate interest in style, fashion, design, sewing construction, hair, makeup, and modeling. Our camp is designed by industry leaders with international credentials giving students an unprecedented overview of the fashion industry in a ”hands on” creative environment. Our emphasis on empowerment and our commitment to the uniqueness of each student ensures that everyone who attends our camp has a positive creative experience! Each Friday of Camp ends with a professional photo shoot and runway presentation.
Calgary Science Centre220 St Georges Drive NE
The culmination of over a decade of planning, design and construction to bring Calgary's new kind of Science Centre to life has lit a spark of wonder and excitement in Southern Alberta. Facilitators fuel curiosity. Exhibits and programs ignite a sense of wonder and excitement.
City of Calgary Recreation Programs. Information and RegistrationSeveral Facilities Located Throughout Calgary
403-268-3800, option #1
City Of Calgary Summer Nature Camps2425 9 Ave SE
City Of Calgary Summer Nature Camps. The City has been leading nature summer camps at the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary for a number of years. Our experienced educators are experts in a variety of fields including bird-watching, wildflowers, natural history and more.
Calgary Zoo1300 Zoo Road NE
The Calgary Zoological Society is a charitable organization that relies on your donations. Visit the Penguin Plunge, the Prehistoric Park, the Canadian Wilds and the Conservatory & Gardens. You may make some new animal friends. Create a unique experience every time you visit by taking in some of our free daily programs at the zoo. Meet with a zookeeper or zoo interpreter to learn about the zoo’s amazing animals – see a skull, feel some fur or hear a great story!
Cobb’s Corn Maze and Family Fun Park,1500 84th Street NE
We’ve got more than a full day’s worth of family fun activities here, Corn mazes, hay bale, rope and fence mazes, giant puzzles, life-size board game, hay rides, mountain slide, playgrounds, pedal carts, crafts centre, Bouncy World with bouncy houses and obstacle courses, amusement rides, great food, party rooms and so much more.
Dancenergy Dance Lessons#3 1305 33 Street NE
Can You Feel It. Fun & easy dance lessons for all ages. Ballroom, Latin, Country & Swing. Learn to dance for weddings, parties or just to meet people.
Eau Claire Market202, 200 Barclay Parade SW
Eau Claire is a favourite place to stroll, shop and savour. The pathways that wind through Prince's Island Park and along the river form the recreational hub of downtown. Eau Claire offers visitors an indoor playground, shops, restaurants, bars and cinemas.
Etiquette CampsCity Wide
In our tech-saturated society, the human tone of interacting can often be lost. Etiquette camps (5-7 & 8-11 yrs old) will help children be confident in knowing how to treat others well. Using role-plays, games & crafts, the children learn that respectful attitudes lead to respectful actions & words. For more information, visit our web site by clicking the house icon above or email.
Fort Calgary750 9th Avenue SE
In the fall of 1875 the North West Mounted Police built a small wooden fort at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers, and laid the foundation for the city that became Calgary. They came to bring law and order to the west, to stamp out the whiskey trade, and to befriend the First Nations peoples in preparation for the treaties that would open the land for settlement. The hopes, dreams and values of that time are still evident in the city we enjoy today.
Genesis Centre of Community Wellness7555 Falconridge Blvd NE
Welcome to the Genesis Centre of Community Wellness, a 225,000 square foot, $120 million multi-purpose complex built to enrich the health, wellness, and unity of communities in Northeast Calgary. NECCS (North East Centre of Community Society) within the Genesis Centre encompasses half of the facility and includes two indoor field houses, gymnasiums, multi-purpose spaces, meeting rooms, community kitchen, and outdoor soccer fields.
Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park Foundation255001 Glenbow Road
Looking to escape the city? Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park provides a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. Just 45 minutes from downtown Calgary, and open from sunrise to sunset, each and every day of the year, the park boasts almost 30km of trails. Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation offers a wide variety of activities for everyone, including golf cart tours, park talks, and family nature programs. Come out soon and Experience Glenbow!
Griffin Valley RanchBox 789
Imagine spending the day exploring the rugged wilderness in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains on horseback.
The Hangar Flight Museum4629 McCall Way NE
The first aviation museum in Calgary, The Air Museum of Canada was founded in 1960 but was largely a collection of privately owned aircraft. Disbanding in 1971, the museum's aircraft and assets were turned over to the City of Calgary and housed at the city's Planetarium for safekeeping and display. In 1975 the Aero Space Museum Association of Calgary was registered as a non-profit, charitable, organization and assumed the care and upkeep of these artifacts. in a former Second World War BCATF training hangar. This building has been home to the Museum’s collection since that time, in what is now known as The Hangar Flight Museum.
Heritage Park1900 Heritage Dr SW
Heritage Park is a first class tourist attraction and a year-round education, catering, and convention facility. Discover How the West was Once at Canada’s largest living history museum. Explore our year-round exhibit, Gasoline Alley Museum, and find out how the introduction of the automobile changed our culture. Heritage Park Historical Village first opened its gates on July 1, 1964. Since opening its doors, the Park has grown into one of Calgary’s premier tourist attractions.
Jubilee Auditorium1415 14th Avenue NW
Originally built between 1955 and 1957 as a gift to the people of Alberta, the mandate of the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium is to provide a place of celebration where community spirit and cultural enrichment thrive. Today, the rejuvenated Jubilee Auditorium continues its tradition of public service. In addition to playing host to the world through exciting performances, the Jubilee is Southern Alberta’s premier event space.
Kayben’s Sunshine Adventure ParkBox 60, Site 2, RR2
Kayben Farms’ Sunshine Adventure Park is a refreshing place to take your kids for a delightful day of fun in the sun, about 10 minutes south of the city of Calgary. With 12+ acres, the park features a giant play structure with a 4 lane slide, pedal kart track, farm animal display, and everyone’s favorite, the “berry bounce” plus much more! In the fall, the corn maze is open and included in the admission price. Kayben Farms also offers reasonably priced summer birthday parties and educational School field trips which address specific learning outcomes depending on the grade of your students. Season’s passes or day passes available.
Mobile EscapeCity Wide
Take your event to the next level with an on-site escape room: from birthdays to weddings to community events and more. Mobile Escape will come to you wherever you are and set up escape room challenges for large or small groups. Book a mobile escape room for your next event and #awakenwonder. Visit our website for more information and bookings.
The Military Museums4520 Crowchild Trail SW
Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. Experience life at the helm in a Second World War wheelhouse, walk through a First World War trench and witness a bomber squadron's mission over enemy territory. The Military Museums is dedicated to representing Canada's navy, army, and air force and educating the public, particularly youth, about Canada's military.
Spruce Meadows18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
This picturesque complex has captivated the worldwide audience of the sport of horse show jumping in Calgary.
Stampede Park1410 Olympic Way SE
The greatest outdoor show on earth with midway rides, rodeos and chuck wagon races.