Start the Car... Finding the Best Shopping in Calgary

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Calgary shopping

Planning a stay at the Regency Suites hotel in downtown Calgary? You might be wondering where all the cool shopping destinations are.

From large malls to boutiques, Calgary has something for every budget and taste.

Here are some top places to shop in Calgary:

Malls

The CORE

Where: 751 - 3 St. S.W. Calgary, AB

The CORE is one of Calgary’s largest shopping destinations. Located downtown, the CORE consists of four floors including over 160 stores, a big food court, and an indoor tropical garden.

Cross Iron Mills

Where: 261055 Cross Iron Blvd. Rocky View, AB

Cross Iron Mills is a big, one-level shopping centre. This location hosts over 200 stores with style and entertainment that is inspired by Alberta.

Pro Tip: Tourists can check in with Guest Services at Cross Iron Mills for access to exclusive discounts and promotions.

CF Chinook Centre

Where: 6455 Macleod Tr. S.W. Calgary, AB

The CF Chinook Centre is Calgary’s largest shopping destination with over 250 stores, from large department stores to exclusive retailers.

Visitors can shop, eat in one of several restaurants, and even go bowling at this must-see Calgary mall.

Year-Round Markets

Crossroads Market

Where: 1235 26 Avenue S.E. Calgary, AB

The Crossroads Market has been operating in Calgary for 30 years and currently features over 150 vendors.

The market is open year-round from 9 am to 5 pm, Friday to Sunday.

Calgary Farmers’ Market

Where: 510 77th Avenue S.E. Calgary, AB

The Calgary Farmers’ Market is also open year-round, this one from 9 am to 5 pm, Thursday to Sunday.

This market features over 80 sellers who either grow, bake, or make the goods they sell.

Cute Shops/Boutiques/Gift Stores

Calgary has much more to offer in terms of shopping than just big malls and farmers’ markets.

Visitors can explore many unique shops on foot in Calgary's different shopping and entertainment districts, including 17th Ave, Inglewood, the Marda Loop, and Kensington Village.

Here are just a few examples of popular gift shops in Calgary.

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