Calgary Events and Entertainment

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Where Are the Best Fitness Centers in Calgary?We all have our own unique way to stay in shape. Some work out their thumbs on the TV remote, while others enjoy a gym membership, yoga classes, boot camp fitness or one of the many other options. Calgary is home to many great places and classes to help you stay in great shape. Here are some of the top choices.

Repsol Centre

Known as the best place for a workout in the city, the Repsol Centre provides a variety of programs, services and membership options. You can use the five full-size gyms, two tracks, massive fitness centre, aquatic center and all of the state-of-the-art equipment to stay in shape.

One Cycle Spin Studio

If you prefer a spin class for your workout, One Cycle is one of the top choices in the city. This studio provides

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What Is There To Do In Calgary This July?

Yee-haw, ya-hoo, or howdy! Whatever your cowboy/cowgirl exclamation is, the month of July is the perfect time to use it! Why? The arrival of the Calgary Stampede of course!

For ten days out of the month of July, locals as well as tourists from all across the world will attend the world's greatest outdoor show! Rodeo shows on the grounds, snacking on Midway treats, filling up with pancake breakfasts, and checking out the top artists visiting the city — there is a never-ending list of things to do!

Of course, aside from the Calgary Stampede, there are an abundance of other events (both Stampede-themed and otherwise) going on. These include everything from music festivals to the Day of the Dog! You will find a multitude of these events occurring

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Canada Day Events in CalgaryCalgary attracts visitors and residents for its natural beauty, outdoor activities, numerous parks and more. Calgary's doors are open. Have friends and family come down to Calgary, at the base of the Canadian Rockies, for an exciting time celebrating Canada Day. Explore the best events and attractions in and around the Calgary area.

Know More About Canada Day

This federal holiday celebrates Canadian Confederation. Dominion Day, or what is now Canada Day, is a holiday used to recognize the unification of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the Province of Canada through the British North America Act. July 1st marks the date of Canada Day with Canadians celebrating with concerts, firework displays, parades, barbecues and other patriotic activities.

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The Best Canada Day Events to Celebrate in Calgary

This year, Canada is celebrating its 152nd birthday! What better way to celebrate our wonderful country than to gather with friends and family and witness a spectacular show of fireworks in the evening sky! On July 1st, cities across the country will celebrate Canada Day by hosting spectacular events, parades, fairs, picnics, parties, and shows. Of course, of the many thrilling celebrations, Calgary is proud to have one of our own!

On the first of July, Calgary will be filled with a buzz of excitement and will be home to fun parties, unique events, as well as a magnificent firework show! Wondering how you can get the most out of this patriotic day? Here is everything you need to know from where to watch the fireworks to what activities are best

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Halloween Events in CalgaryIf you're looking for something that's designed for youngsters from 3 to 9 years of age, check out the Ghouls’ Night Out events that are running at Heritage Park. Although Halloween is a special night out for children on October 31 when they can go trick-or-treating, it can be very difficult to find events that are geared towards the youngsters at other times of the month.

Ghouls’ Night Out is the perfect place to bring your youngsters for some fun and thrills before the big event on the 31st. It's also affordable! Tickets are only $6 dollars for little ghouls that are less than 13 and $10 for the older ghouls. Children under 2 are admitted for free.

Activities at this event include the following:

  • A fortune teller
  • A gruesome feast for
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Best Things to Do During the Calgary Stampede

The month of July is the time when Calgary's given nickname truly does the city justice — Cowtown. Each year, at the beginning of July, Calgarians don their cowboy/cowgirl hats, pull up their boots, and put on their best plaid for a week that is always memorable. The Calgary Stampede — happening from July 5th to 14th , 2019!

The Calgary Stampede has been dubbed 'The Greatest Show on Earth,' and has been happening every year since 1912. It is in this week of country celebration that you will find some of the most unique and strange food experiences, exhilarating rides, country music, entertaining shows, and so much more — right on the Calgary Stampede grounds. But you don't need to limit yourself to the grounds to enjoy the abundance of other things

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Olympic Park in Calgary, AlbertaCalgary has so many great attractions and interesting places to see. There is no way to list them all. Whether you prefer museums or you'd rather enjoy a sports attraction, you can find it in Calgary. So here are some of the top places to visit, whether you are just visiting or feeling like a great day out you won’t be disappointed.

Canada Olympic Park

This Olympic park was built for the 1988 Winter Olympics, it is a fantastic facility for athletes to train and is used by the city’s residents all year round. It offers ski and snowboarding slopes, bob-sled rides, a park for mountain biking, summer Luge rides and all year Zipline rides. It hosts a number of restaurants and a gift shop, you can visit the Hall of Fame Museum too, and see the

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The Best June Events in Calgary

When anticipating summer fun, all we have to do is wait for the beautiful month of June to arrive. Although June 21st may technically be the first official day of the season, all month long Calgarians take every opportunity to celebrate the warm weather. Each part of the city will be filled with blooming flowers, lush green parks, cool rivers, and all the sunny heat people can stand. It is also in June when the city explodes with activity! Businesses host their summer events, workshops offer new skills, music fills every corner of the city, and celebrities visit to offer entertainment and excitement!

Ready to fill up your summer with food, fun, music, and festivals? Take a look at the many events happening this month and plan out your best

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Explore the Calgary StampedeConsidering that Albertans refer to Calgary as "Cowtown" it should come as no surprise that one of the biggest events held in the city each year is the "Calgary Stampede". As you'd expect from a bunch of humble cowboys and ranchers the stampede is modestly referred to as the "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth", and it quite literally is exactly this.

When is the Calgary Stampede?

The Stampede offers visitors and current residents of Calgary 10 days of fun during July of each year and is one of the biggest events on the Calgary social calendar. As you might expect when something is billed as the "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" it's bound to attract a lot of visitors and more than 1,000,000 (1 million) guests come to enjoy the Stampede each year;

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Where Can You Celebrate Culture in Calgary?

Canadian history has been influenced by numerous cultures since it became a country in 1867. Our country is known for being accepting of various cultures and embracing them into our own, and Calgary is no exception! Celebrations of culture are found throughout the city of Calgary, with 1.3+ million people who speak over 120 different languages in all four quadrants.

Calgary is famous for the multitudes of cultural celebrations seen in the music, art, dance, food, films, and events scenes year-round. "We value diversity and we believe that the expression of individuality through the arts, culture and recreation are vital to a vibrant lifestyle," states the City of Calgary website. Want to know more and get involved? Take a look at a few of the best

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