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Top 5 Adrenaline-Pumping Rides at the Calgary Stampede

Top 5 Fun But Scary Rides at the Calgary Stampede One of the best summer events in Calgary is here! The Calgary Stampede, also known as the "greatest outdoor show on earth," is now open and ready to thrill visitors with its insane rides! If you're looking for some of the best rides, you'll want to take note of the fun but … [Read more...]

Calgary Stampede: By the Numbers (38 Facts)

38 Fun # Facts on the Calgary Stampede With more than a million visitors every year, the Calgary Stampede is not only the "greatest outdoor show on earth," but also one of the largest!! A lot of time and work goes into making this annual show happen. The logistics of the entire show are actually pretty insane to think … [Read more...]

23 Things You Didn’t Know About the Calgary Stampede

23 Things You Didn’t Know About the Stampede It's about mid-June when most Calgarians start thinking seriously about what they're wearing to Stampede. While you might know what you're wearing to the Stampede by now, there's quite a few things you may not know about the world's "greatest outdoor show on earth." Here's … [Read more...]

20+ Best Things to do in Calgary this June (2019)

20+ Best Activities & Events in Calgary, June 2019 Are you looking for some of the best activities and events in Calgary happening next month? If so, you’ll want to check out our list of more than 20 of the best things to do in Calgary this June of 2019. Let us know what one of your favourite activities in June are and … [Read more...]

20 Things to do in Calgary this May (2019)

20 Best Activities + Events in Calgary, May 2019 Are you on the hunt for some of the best things to do in Calgary this May? Our city comes alive during the spring and summer, as warmer weather lets everyone enjoy the outdoors to the fullest. With that in mind, here’s a list of some of the most popular activities and events … [Read more...]

3 Family-Friendly May Festivals in Calgary (2019)

Top 3 Family-Friendly May Festivals in Calgary The spring and summer months bring about exciting activities and events throughout our city, including many festivals geared towards children, adults and everyone in between. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been looking forward to getting out to a few more with family and friends … [Read more...]

Calgary Hidden Gems: Restaurants, Shops & Services

Calgary Hidden Gems: Shops, Services, Resto's... Every city has its own hidden gems – restaurants, pubs, shops, bookstores, etc. – that are tucked away from the beaten path of tourists and even some locals. Whether you're just visiting or have been living in YYC for a while, finding these places that are unknown to even … [Read more...]

20 Amazing Historical Pictures of Calgary, Alberta

20 Historical Photos of Calgary You'll Love! If you’ve been to Europe or Asia, chances are you’ve seen some structures that are hundreds, if not thousands of years old. In Calgary, the most historical buildings you’ll see were built in the early 1900s unless you head to Fort Calgary. Who was the founder of Fort Calgary? All of … [Read more...]

East Village’s NCL is More than Just a Library

New Central Library Now Open! Nov 1st, 2018 With the grand opening of the New Central Library in East Village today (Nov 1st, 2018), many are heading down to check out what it’s all about. Surely if you’re one of the people who has followed it throughout its phases of construction, you’re excited to see its unique … [Read more...]

History of Calgary: Who Was Guy Weadick?

Who Was Guy Weadick? A City Kid Turned Cowboy... Who created the Calgary Stampede? Did a bunch of cowboys way back when get together one day and decide to create what would become one of the greatest and most visited outdoor rodeos in the world? If you would call an American city kid turned ranching entrepreneur and a … [Read more...]