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Best things to do in Calgary

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Gym / Fitness Centre
“Repsol Sports Center has olympic sized swimming pools, large weight lifting and fitness areas, gym with basketball courts, badminton, running track above, and tons of options for drop in classes including spin. It's quickly accessible by biking on the Elbow river pathway, or just a quick drive down Elbow Drive or Macleod Trail.”
57 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“One of our favorite places on 17th Ave. Communal seating and very social pub. Amazing Patio.”
56 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“all major brand shops with good selection of local and foreign items with budgets friendly plus food courts”
6 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Great Place to pick up a few groceries. They also have a deli with hot and cold dishes to go. Make sure to pick up a date square or if you love chocolate, a turtle brownie.”
41 locals recommend
Restaurant
“OEB offers a wide variety of breakfast options that are all super tasty and hardy.”
40 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is an old favourite with some nice creative food. Check the menu online as its been awhile... Hopefully its still awesome.”
39 locals recommend
University
“Just a short drive away from olympic quality venues for skating at the Olympic oval. They have drop ins for the gyms, weight rooms, and Olympic oval.”
23 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Upscale option for modern takes on Mexican street eats, plus unique cocktails & a late-night menu. This Victoria Park staple is an authentic Taqueria with a rustic cantina vibe that provides a fun and informal setting for special events and gatherings. Our bar program is centered around Mezcal - one of the world’s most distinct and diverse spirits. ”
38 locals recommend
Fast Food Restaurant
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“This is the only "Peter's Drive-in" located in Calgary! Their milkshakes are to die for, and their burgers are also some of the best I've​ ever had! WARNING: The "small" fries feeds a family of four!”
28 locals recommend
Bar
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“Sizable, stylish pub with elevated German cuisine, craft beers, patio seating & a happening vibe.. Beer hall in the basement”
34 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great vegetarian restaurant. They serve breakfast, brunch, lunch, ​and dinner - and everything tastes delicious and feels really healthy.”
50 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Wonderful selection of produce, fruits, deli and deli meats, cheese and basic necessities while on holidays. Also includes pharmacy for those emergency prescription refills. On-site parking for ease”
25 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The Glenmore Reservoir close by and easily accessible to Windsor Park by bike or car. You can bike or run the entire reservoir on the surrounding paths, and stop at shops/restaurants in Glenmore or check out Heritage Park. There's also a sailing club where you can sign up or drop in for Wednesday races.”
38 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is great place for fine dining. Some of the best food and perfect scene for a night of with friends or your loved one. ”
41 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great for quick, local comfort food any time of day. The burgers are delish and so is the Journey Bowl.”
42 locals recommend
Pub
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“Friendly and quaint pub that's in the heart of Kensington. Great local and imported beers and pub food.”
41 locals recommend