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The South District

Find your fit in Calgary’s shopping destination.

Plan your event in The South

The city’s fastest growing district, The South is home to quaint lakeside communities, beautiful parks and golf courses, and some of the city’s finest shopping. Many of its state-of-the-art facilities and hotels are brand new, lending a pristine feeling to events held here despite the affordable rates. Attendees will appreciate the ample parking and easy access to both the airport and downtown

Facilities and Amenities
Facilities and Amenities
The South has a nice mix of arenas, athletic parks and theatres. And you’re equally likely to lose track of time in one of district’s jaw dropping natural parks as you are its outstanding shopping facilities.
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After the Meeting
After the Meeting
When the meeting wraps, get out and enjoy. The South offers an array of outdoor activities like hiking, biking, canoeing and golf, and plenty of restaurants once you’ve worked up an appetite.
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Planning and Accommodations
Planning and Accommodations
Located along the major thoroughfares, your hotel partners in The South help make your event affordable, accessible and convenient. With meeting rooms ranging from 750 – 25,000 square feet, they can accommodate events of all sizes.
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Why The South?

There’s always something new in the growing district of The South. Events here offer guests all the shops and amenities they need and easy access to downtown, the mountains and more.

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Facilities and Amenities

Shop till you drop, step into the past or find your inner athlete at The South’s tremendous shopping, sporting and cultural facilities.

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

Between South Calgary’s 10 hotels, the district boasts nearly 1,700 hotel rooms and 132,000 square feet of meeting space – and that number is growing. All hotels here feature free parking, affordable rates, plenty of amenities, and easy access to downtown, the mountains, and the airport.

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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