The Westin Calgary


320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 2S6, Canada   •  Weather:   

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Countless Things to Do in the Heart of Calgary

Things to Do in Downtown Calgary - Calgary Skyline

Arts Commons

There's no shortage of exciting and intriguing things to do in downtown Calgary, and our hotel places them well within your reach. The Westin Calgary is located less than a mile from the famous Arts Common and in close proximity of popular restaurants, shopping, and more. 

For over a decade, the Arts Common (formerly EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts) has provided educational programming about the arts, culture, and more to the people of 
Calgary. It offers workshops, theatrical performances, and community-based cultural events for all ages. If you're planning a weekend getaway or a family vacation, this attraction should be at the top of your list. Visit for more information.

Things to Do in Downtown Calgary - Arts Commons
Things to Do in Downtown Calgary - Stephen Avenue

Stephen Avenue

0.5 miles from The Westin Calgary

Located in the heart of the city's downtown district, along 8 Avenue, Stephen Avenue Walk is Calgary's only pedestrian mall. You'll discover nine major department stores, unique boutiques and galleries, and Calgary's best dining options - plus music and live performances.


Glenbow Museum

0.6 miles from The Westin Calgary

Glenbow is an art and history museum showcasing world-renowned travelling and permanent exhibitions. Visit the museum and learn about Western Canada's rich history and culture while marveling at their extensive collection of artifacts. Visit for more information and to plan your visit.

Things to Do Downtown in Calgary - Glenbow Museum
Things to Do in Downtown Calgary - Calgary Tower

Calgary Tower

1.1 miles from The Westin Calgary

Soaring 191 metres over the city, Calgary Tower offers visitors a spectacular 360° view of downtown as they stand on the glass floor. Guests can also dine in one of the tower's two restaurants, including SKY 360, which completes a full rotation very hour. Visit for more information.

Calgary Stampede

1.5 miles from The Westin Calgary

The world-famous Calgary Stampede is a not-for-profit community staple, bringing a sense of the Old West here to downtown Calgary. The Stampede hosts a number of events and things to do throughout the year, including concerts, rodeos, festivals, and more. Visit for more information.

Things to Do in Downtown Calgary - Calgary Stampede
Things to do in Downtown Calgary - Fort Calgary

Fort Calgary

1.5 miles from The Westin Calgary

Fort Calgary is the city’s only National, Provincial and Municipal historic site. The Visitor Centre and 40-acre park are open year round, with exhibits and award-winning programming designed to give visitors a hands-on learning experience. Visit for more information.

Calgary Zoo

2.4 miles from The Westin Calgary

The Calgary Zoo has been serving the city for over 75 years, and is the largest accredited zoo in Western Canada. There are countless things to do here - from a six-acre botanical garden and a prehistoric park to zoo-themed playgrounds with over 1,000 animals. Visit for more information.

Things to Do in Downtown Calgary - Calgary Zoo
Things to Do in Downtown Calgary - Heritage Park

Heritage Park

8 miles from The Westin Calgary

Spend a full day at Heritage Park, Canada's largest living history museum. This 127-acre park features over 200 exhibits and rides, plus countless shops, restaurants and daily demonstrations and activities. Bring the whole family and enjoy the perfect balance of adventure and history. Visit for more information.

Spruce Meadows

19 miles from The Westin Calgary

Spreading across 360 acres, Spruce Meadows is a popular equestrian facility located in the foothills of the Alberta Rocky Mountains. Visit Spruce Meadows and experience one of the many major National tournaments hosted by the facility each year. Visit for more information.

Things to Do in Downtown Calgary - Spruce Meadows
Things to Do in Downtown Calgary - Ski Alberta

Ski Alberta

If you are looking for an escape to fresh powder for the day, the slopes are not far from downtown Calgary. Visit our concierge for more information.


The Core Shopping Mall
.35 km/.2 miles
Visit for more information.

Chinook Centre
9.4 km/6.2 miles 
Visit for more information.

Southcentre Mall
12.2 km/7.6 miles
Visit for more information. 

CrossIron Mills
22.6 km/14.1 miles
Visit for more information.

Market Mall
11.3 km/7 miles 
Visit for more information.

Things to Do in Downtown Calgary - Shopping

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