Home to Canada's biggest rodeo, the Calgary Stampede, it is one of the largest festivals in Canada featuring a 10-day rodeo and exhibition.
Calgary is a city in Alberta about 80 km east of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies. Calgary was the first Canadian city to host the Winter Olympic Games in 1988. Calgary is frequently acknowledged for its high quality of life, being ranked as the most livable city in Canada and one of the top five in the world.
The city has a population of 1,285,711 making it Alberta's largest city, and Canada's third largest municipality. Calgary is a leader in the Canadian oil and gas industry. The economy in Calgary is centred around energy, financial services, film and television, transportation and logistics, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, health and wellness, retail and tourism.
Coffee shop lovers will appreciate the local cafe's like ShoeBox Games & Cafe. Do you enjoy being in the kitchen? Pick up groceries at Dollar Plus Convenience Store. Locals recommend eating at A&W Canada and Denny's in Northwest Calgary - they have great food! Golden Acres Twin Plaza is a shopping center in Northwest Calgary that has something for everyone. Pet owners will enjoy there is The Top Dog Store in Northwest Calgary. The local school in Northwest Calgary is Thorncliffe.