If you're looking for a unique one of a kind experience and what's going on in Calgary's city centre, you'll find it here. The Downtown Calgary is a business revitalization zone that represents over 3,000 businesses downtown. Visit the site for information about businesses and activities downtown or browse the calendar for upcoming (or ongoing) events worth attending.
Shopping and Style
Come downtown to experience all the unique stores that can only be found in Calgary's original destination. Whether it is checking out the flagship stores located in The CORE, Bankers Hall, The Bay and Holt Renfrew or strolling outside along Stephen Avenue Walk and adjacent streets to see all the eclectic shops, downtown has something for everyone!
New parking promotion at The Bay
The Bay Downtown is offering free weekend (Saturday, Sunday and Holiday) parking at the Bow Parkade when you purchase $25.00 or more upon presentation of your parking receipt. The $3.00 parking amount will be deducted off your purchase.
The CORE (TD Square & Holt Renfrew)
Exciting changes are taking place at the CORE as they build for the future and open for business. It is currently undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation with a one-of-a-kind glass atrium ceiling and is on time for completion in October. The CORE is shopping with a distinctly urban accent. New stores are opening weekly! Check out www.coreshopping.ca
Situated in the heart of downtown Calgary, the towers of Bankers Hall cut an impressive figure against the skyline. Bankers Hall shopping atrium is home to some of Calgary's most fashionable retailers including Blu's WomensWear, Ella Bella, Le Chic, TotaliTea, Henry Singer and much more. For more information www.bankershall.ca
Stephen Avenue Walk (8 Avenue SW)
Stephen Avenue Walk is Calgary's only outdoor pedestrian mall. It spans from 1 Street SE to 4 Street SW along 8 Avenue. Enjoy a wide selection of fine dining, art galleries, cafés and retail shops in this beautiful historic setting.
The corner of Stephen Avenue Walk (8 Avenue SW) and 1 Street is at the hub of the cultural district where high volumes of office workers, retailers, and tourists enjoy restaurants, pubs and bars along the walk. Found in three downtown historical sites on the Walk (the Hull Block, Macnaghten Block and Alberta Block), Fashion Central's main focus is the display of unique, cutting edge fashion that can't be found in your local shopping malls. The choice of high-end fashion will appease the fashion-forward shopper.
Located at the corner of Centre Street & 7 Avenue SW, fashion and art collide in the restored downtown building that is also home to galleries, studios, and a café. One can find featured custom jewelry and clothing boutiques in close proximity to C-Trains and Plus 15s.
Chinatown provides another unique Downtown cultural experience. The Chinese Cultural Centre is the largest of its kind in North America and has a stunning domed ceiling that is patterned after the Temple of Heaven in Beijing. Complete your shopping and dining experiences at Dragon City Mall or any of the street level shops and restaurants.