Looking for something to do in Calgary?
We have lots of great suggestions for visits, activities and places to go for a fun time, day or night, so you can get to know East Village district!
East Village : the hippest 'hood in town
Welcome to East Village, a once-passed-over historical site that today thousands of Calgarians of all ages, backgrounds and cultures call home. Here, everyone is welcome. It’s a neighbourhood where life revolves around the community and its people, from year-round residents to hotel guests just stopping in for a night.
Where art takes heart
A veritable hub of culture, the East Village district boasts a host of murals, as well as a new library and the National Music Centre. A true paradise for arts enthusiasts.
Get to know it on foot
One of the most delightful things about East Village is that it can be discovered on foot. On top of exploring the public art, wall murals and numerous boutiques, you can stroll along the river on the Riverwalk, cross the bridge to St. Patrick's Island (less than a 10-minute walk from the hotel!) and enjoy a little nature right in the city. An area begging to be discovered!
From July 9 to July 18, come celebrate the Calgary Stampede in new ways. The Calgary Stampede will be one of the first major events in Canada with the return of iconic experiences like the midway, rodeo, Evening Show, and nightly fireworks extravaganza.
Stay & float the Bow river. Your trip starts at Shouldice Park and ends at St Patrick's Island. They provide an all-inclusive self-guided, or guided, river floats through the heart of downtown Calgary.
Discover some neighbourhood programs to help you explore and experience East Village. All come with an open invitation to locals and visitors.
This library located at 800 3 SE Street is a true architectural masterpiece. You can even book a guided tour to learn more about this magnificent building’s history and structure.
Nature lovers, families and urban explorers alike can revel in the natural beauty of St. Patrick's Island Park offering 31 acres of urban breathing spaces, viewpoints, and places to dip your toes into the Bow.
Discover the charming penguins, majestic giraffes, and iconic bears, cougars and wolves of the Calgary Zoo.
Discover five floors of exhibitions that tell the story of music in Canada and celebrate icons of music at the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
The Saddledome, located in Stampede Park, is home to the NHL’s Calgary Flames. It hosts many sporting and cultural events, music concerts and more.
Located just 5 minutes from the hotel, the BMO Centre is host to a number of meetings and conventions in Calgary.
This contemporary art gallery, located a 15 minute walk from the hotel, features three exhibitions per year in addition to artwork from emerging artists.
The Glenbow Museum is dedicated to the art and culture of Western Canada. There are more than 1 million pieces, making it one of the largest museums in the West of the country.
The style of food at CHARCUT is best described as chef-driven local cuisine with Italian and French accents. This restaurant is where Calgary’s meat lovers go to indulge.
Japanese flavours and local ingredients, Shokunin offers a unique dining experience with small plates to share and craft cocktails… not to mention sake!
Charbar brings together quality ingredients from the ocean, prairies and local gardens to offer a menu with plenty of vegetarian and seafood options.
Inspired by New York City’s pizza culture. Foldable golden-crust hand-crafted, with hand spun dough baked in our 500f pizza oven.
A lovely French-inspired Bistro, with a chef-driven menu with local fresh ingredients.
In this intimate bar, you can enjoy original cocktails on the velvet sofas while you let the live jazz performed on the antique piano “take you on a ride”.
King Eddy has long been a fixture for fans of blues music. This newly renovated bar is a gathering spot and, still today, a musical landmark.