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Explore Downtown Calgary

Stay Close to it All

Whether you want to explore Calgary from end to end or just have a few free hours between meetings, the Regency Suites Hotel is the ideal base of operations for experiencing the diverse attractions and things to do in downtown Calgary.  
 
When planning what to do during your stay, our staff will be happy to recommend local downtown landmarks and activities. Take the kids to the Calgary Zoo or take in the stunning panoramic views from atop the Calgary Tower observation deck. Break free of downtown bustle with a day trip to Banff, which offers a gorgeous mountain experience with shopping, dining, history, guided tours and hiking. Stroll beautiful Stephen Avenue – whether you’re looking for a peaceful walk, trending restaurants and shops, or a night on the town, this is your place. For shopaholics, Holt Renfrew and downtown Calgary’s premier shopping destination, The Core, are your best bets for everything from bargains to high fashion. Hidden gems include the Loose Moose Theatre, a brilliantly funny improv show, and Yann Haute Patisserie, home to the tastiest French pastries and macaroons in downtown Calgary.

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Calgary Tower

The Calgary Tower is a 190.8-metre free standing observation tower in Downtown Calgary. The Tower was built in 1967 to celebrate Canada's centennial.

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Peace Bridge

The Peace Bridge accommodates people walking and cycling across the Bow River in Downtown Calgary.

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Calaway Park

With its hundred-day operating season from May to October, Calaway Park is Canada’s largest outdoor family amusement park.

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Heritage Park

Heritage Park is Canada's second largest living history museum, it is one of the city's most visited tourist attractions.

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Prince`s Island Park

Prince's Island Park is an urban park on the north west end of downtown Calgary.

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Calgary Zoo

Home to nearly 1,000 creatures across 119 species, the Calgary zoo one of the city’s favourite family destinations.

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Banff, Alberta

Calgary is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains. For skiing, hiking, sightseeing, and more, the Rockies are a bucket list destination.

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Calgary Stampede

This world-famous ten-day rodeo, exhibition, festival, and celebration begins the first Friday of every July.

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Calgary Central Library

The Calgary Central Library, also known as the Calgary New Central Library (NCL), is the flagship branch of the Calgary Public Library. Located in the Downtown East Village neighborhood, the Library pened on November 1, 2018, replacing the existing central branch in Downtown Calgary.