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North West District

Play and stay in comfort and style, not far from the Rocky Mountains.

Plan your event in Calgary's North West

Stylish hotels, internationally renowned sporting facilities, and quick access to Banff and the Rockies – these are just a few of the reasons North West Calgary plays host to hundreds of events every year. Calgary’s 1988 Winter Olympic legacy lives on in the North West through a variety of sport venues, but it’s also home to some of the city’s best concert halls, medical facilities and the University of Calgary’s expansive campus.

Facilities and Amenities
Facilities and Amenities
Only in North West Calgary can you cap off a day of meetings with a teambuilding ride down a 90-metre zipline. The sporting and entertainment venues in this district can liven up and add some excitement to almost any event.
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After the Meeting
After the Meeting
Catch a Stampeders home game, take in the Alberta Ballet, or have a meal at NOtaBLE – owned by a Canadian Iron Chef contestant. Got a bit more time? The North West is a short drive from hiking and skiing in the majestic Rockies.
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Planning and Accommodations
Planning and Accommodations
Stylish, high-tech comfortable digs – that’s what you can expect in a North West hotel, and the free parking doesn’t hurt either. This district boasts upwards of 700 hotel rooms across six unique hotels, all with easy access to Calgary’s major thoroughfares.
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Why the North West?

Harness the palpable excitement from the North West’s sports and leisure scene for your next meeting or event.

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Facilities and Amenities

Meetings and events in Calgary’s North West offer proximity to concert halls, major medical and educational hubs, and of course, outstanding sports facilities of all sizes.

After the Meeting

Nightlife
Nightlife
Catch a live band at any of the city’s stellar music venues; be dazzled by the Alberta Ballet; or do some dancing of your own – perhaps of the two-stepping variety. The end of the meeting is only the beginning of the good times.
Shopping & Fashion
Shopping & Fashion
There is certainly no shortage of shopping opportunities in Calgary. From big brand names and outlet malls, to eclectic boutiques and emerging designers and artisans, you’ll find it here. And yes, if you need cowboy boots, you’re in the right place.
Attractions
Attractions
Ride a steam train, see gorillas, and catch some of the world’s finest human and equine athletes – all in the same day. And while you’re at it, keep your eyes peeled for public art and architectural gems.
Dining
Dining
Calgary’s burgeoning dining scene serves up a lot more than the Alberta beef that put it on the map. Innovative chefs and restaurateurs are found in every district, and event attendees will find no shortage of delicious dining options.
Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture
Galleries, theatres, a seemingly endless array of cultural festivals – Calgary’s low-key but thriving arts scene is at your event attendees’ fingertips. In addition, many of Calgary’s established neighbourhoods have excellent summer street festivals.
Day Trips
Day Trips
Just beyond Calgary’s city limits are some of the most spectacular landscapes the province has to offer. Whether event attendees want a day jam-packed with adventure or prefer a slower pace, the mountains, prairies or badlands are a great add-on to any trip.

Planning and Accommodations

Whatever you’re planning in Calgary’s North West, hotels are your partners in success. Ranging from funky boutique options to trusted brand names, there’s something for everyone – and all offer flexible space for inspiring meetings and events.

Planning for larger events

Planning a meeting or event for over 400 people?

Meetings & Conventions Calgary are here to help.

MeetingsCalgary.com

Planning a major sporting or entertainment event?

Calgary Sports Tourism Authority has got your back.

CalgarySportEvents.com

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