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Major Attractions

Here’s our list of Calgary’s main attractions: those special places that make Calgary unique and your first stop when friends and family are visiting from out of town.

Calgary Zoo (Family Fun Calgary)
Take a Trip Around the World’s Wildlife at The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

From the splendour of the Rocky Mountains to the heart of Destination Africa, The Calgary Zoo takes you to see over 1,000 animals from around the world. Trek through the gorilla’s rainforest, safari over the Savannah to watch the hippos swim, or climb the Canadian Wilds for a grizzly bear encounter! […]

Studio Bell Free (Family Fun Calgary)
Stampede Week Brings You Pay-What-You-Can Admission at Studio Bell!

The National Music Centre is inviting music fans to explore Canada’s country music history at Studio Bell during the 2022 Calgary Stampede, from July 7 – 17, 2022. You’ll enjoy extended hours and pay-what-you-can admission for all 10 days of the Stampede. Harness the power of music and enjoy a safe,
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Calaway Park Summer Nights (Family Fun Calgary)
Fridays and Saturdays in July are Extra Fun with Calaway Park Family Fun Summer Nights!

Yay! Summer is finally here! Everyone loves the warm weather and the chance to have some fun. But summers in Calgary are all too short, so that’s why it is important to take advantage of them as much as possible. Fortunately, Calgary also benefits from long summer days that don’t
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Heritage Park Prospect Ridge (Family Fun Calgary)
Heritage Park Prospect Ridge and the Coal Town Road

What iconic Calgary attraction has provided families with time-travelling entertainment for nearly 60 years? Heritage Park, of course! We are rediscovering the park this summer, checking out the newest exhibits, such as Prospect Ridge and a new Veterinary Practice at the Nanton Livery Stable. We plan on relaxing over picnic lunches
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Downhill Karting (Family Fun Calgary)
Wheeeee! Downhill Karting at Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park

The Downhill Karting at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park is a fun day out for your whole family. Originating in New Zealand, it gives thrill-seekers the fun of riding a luge without the chill of the winter! Downhill Karting is a unique wheeled gravity ride that is easy to control and provides riders full
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Heritage Park Midway (Family Fun Calgary)
Heritage Park Historical Village Beautifully Depicts Alberta’s History

Ride an authentic steam train, cruise on Calgary’s only paddlewheeler and tour the park on a horse-drawn wagon. Heritage Park brings history to life like never before, with lively costumed interpreters, historic building and a huge collection of working antiques and artifacts. […]

Bow Habitat Learn to Fish Clinics (Family Fun Calgary)
Bow Habitat Station Trout Pond is Open For Catch-and-Release Fishing!

The Bow Habitat Station’s Kids Can Catch Trout Pond is open for the season from May 1 – September 30, 2022. This pond is stocked with rainbow trout raised in the fish hatchery for you to catch and release. Please note that bait is not allowed and barbless hooks are
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Butterfield Acres (Family Fun Calgary)
Experience Butterfield Acres: It’s Farm Fun From Spring Babies to Fall Pumpkins

Butterfield Acres is a petting zoo or hands-on farm for kids and families but entertaining for all ages. It is a unique and fun farm experience. […]

Glenbow Museum (Family Fun Calgary)
Glenbow Museum Announces FREE General Admission! (And New Home at the JR Shaw Centre for Arts & Culture)

February 17, 2022 Big news for the Glenbow Museum and Calgary families who value the arts! Thanks to a $35-million donation commemorating the legacy of JR Shaw, Glenbow becomes the first major Canadian museum to offer free general admission permanently! The downtown Calgary building that houses Glenbow and its collection is currently
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Bow Habitat Station Fish Hatchery (Family Fun Calgary)
Find Fishy Fun at Bow Habitat Station with the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery

What does it take to raise over 1.5 million trout each year?! You can find out at the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery at Bow Habitat Station. Fish Feedings Fish feedings at the indoor pond are fun for all ages, from little ones to grandparents. Come with the family, enjoy a unique
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