Tool Shed Brewing Company *12 pm start – TOURS ARE FULL

Most of the taproom was made from up-cycled pallets and other wood products. It’s more the experience of the tour and the tasting of our beers that make Tool Shed Unique. Tool Shed Brewing Company co-founders Jeff and Graham started the Calgary brewery in Graham’s backyard tool shed. When they started in 2012, minimum brewing […]

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Cathedral Church of the Redeemer *12 pm start

The parish replaced the frame church with a more elaborate structure in 1905, during Calgary’s famous sandstone era. It is of local, rough cut Paskapoo sandstone, and has one of the oldest tin roofs in Calgary. It was designed by J.C.M. Keith of Victoria, BC. The Cathedral celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first service held […]

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The Knox United Church *12 pm start

The Presbyterian congregation that gave birth to the present-day Knox United Church originally met at the I.G. Baker store in Inglewood, where Rev. Angus Robertson preached to a small crowd of 30 or so parishioners. The current neo-Gothic Paskapoo sandstone church building was completed in 1913 and its impressive arches and exterior buttresses continue to […]

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Calgary Horticultural Society

The Calgary Horticultural Society is a registered charity dedicated to cultivating Calgary’s gardening community. With 4,000 plus members, we are one of the largest and most active gardening organizations. In 2018, the Society celebrates its 110th anniversary. The Society’s mandate has a strong focus on gardening education and offers the knowledge and skills to do it well. The […]

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Kamp Kiwanis

Christopher Duke settled in the area which now houses Kamp Kiwanis in 1889 after coming from England to Alberta. Two years later he was joined by his wife, Blanche. A log house was constructed on the site of the present day Kiwano Ring campfire meeting place in 1889. This cabin stood for many years until […]

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Choklat – TOURS ARE FULL FOR SUNDAY

Choklat was the first craft chocolate maker in Western Canada, and in the past 10 years has grown to be known as one of the finest craft chocolate companies in the world. Just like Willy Wonka’s factory, join us on a behind the scenes tour of a real chocolate factory, where you’ll see equipment that […]

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STEM Learning Lab

Explore your inner-geek and play with the latest in robotics, coding, maker activities, tinker time, and new technologies like 3D printing and wearable tech. One guided tour per hour to tinker, code and have fun with tech! Code your own Minecraft character; Build your own animal with Lego robotics; Make your clothes sparkle with wearable […]

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Calgary Buddhist Temple

Wonder what a Buddhist temple would be like? We have all types of people. The tradition is Japanese, Jodo Shinshu. We have dharma school for the kids, meditation services, and Sunday services we sit in chairs and listen to a dharma talk. Come for service at 10 am or drop in between 11:30 and 4 […]

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Grow Calgary

On May 15, 2013, on an 11-acre parcel of land just west of Canada Olympic Park, a group of dedicated volunteers turned the soil, nurtured plants, harvested the first crop on Canada’s largest urban agricultural farm. Our goal is to grow fresh produce for Compassionate Food Access Agencies in Calgary, to ensure all Calgarians have […]

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Aleppo Savon

Fourth-generation Syrian refugees bring the centuries-old art of soap making to Calgary Abdulfatah Sabouni is a fourth generation soap maker. Making soap has been his family business for more than 125 years. Even his last name, Sabouni, means soap maker. In 2015, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s military issued warnings to the residents of Aleppo to […]

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Lougheed House

Built in 1891 by Architect R.H. Bowes of Ottawa, Ontario The Lougheed House is Calgary’s only remaining sandstone mansion, built for James and Isabella Lougheed. Built in the Victorian Eclectic style, this 14,000 square foot house is now a Historic House Museum and arts and cultural space. Behind the scenes tour into our collections and archives, as well […]

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Calgary Meals on Wheels

Calgary Meals on Wheels has been a part of the fabric of the community since 1965. In that time we have served more than 8 million meals to individuals, school children, and community groups throughout the city! Did You Know? • Calgary Meals on Wheels is available to anyone in our community, regardless of age […]

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Protospace Calgary

Protospace exists to incubate projects and initiatives by providing a physical space and tools, as well as an online community for idea generation & project planning. We make space for you to make things. We also have a holodeck! – Laser Cutting demonstrations – Community Run Makerspace – 3D Printing presentation We offer guided tours […]

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Fiasco Gelato

We’re not a Gelato company. We’re far more than that. We started by making delicious, tiny spoonfuls of heaven – and we still do. But our mission and vision is to have a measurable impact on how the world looks at employment, business, and what we deserve as consumers. Tours and tastings! You will get […]

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Community Standards booth at City Hall

We have lots happening at our booth so you can see what goes on behind the scenes at The City of Calgary. 911 services will demonstrate what happens when we receive an emergency call, a certified professional dog trainer will give tips and tricks to pet owners, a livery officer will share information about how to […]

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Composting Facility at Shepard Waste Management Facility

Chinook Resource Management Group is responsible for the design, build and operation of the facility. It is a partnership between Maple Reinders, Bird construction and AIM environmental. The facility was built in 2017 on the former site of Race City Speedway. LEED gold certification pending.  Energy-saving measures include solar array and rainwater collection. It is the largest facility […]

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YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre

YouthLink is home to the Calgary Police Museum, a site filled with Calgary Police stories, exhibits, and artifacts dating back to the late 1880s. We believe that if youth are educated with the facts and armed with the relevant information, they have a better chance of making good decisions in the face of peer pressure […]

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Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary

Built in 1987 by Graham McCourt Architects, the Olympic Oval Long Track Skating facility was constructed for the 1988 Calgary Olympic Winter Games.  It is one of the legacy facilities from the 1988 Olympic Winter Games and a possible location for the 2026 Calgary Olympic Winer Games. The Olympic Oval is able to provide a […]

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Cococo Chocolatiers – Factory location – TOURS FULL

Cococo Chocolatiers, owners of Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut manufacture delicious, best quality couverture, sustainable chocolate treats for their 11 Calgary stores (27 shops across North America). In 2013, the original factory location at 1st street was destroyed in the devastating Calgary floods. It took several years to re-build the Cococo chocolate confections factory which opened in 2015. […]

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KidSIM Program, Alberta Children’s Hospital

KidSIM is a world-class program known for delivering education to healthcare teams, family members and students in a simulation environment.  It is the largest pediatric simulation training centre in Canada. Doors Open YYC gives visitors a rare opportunity to get an exclusive look at the KidSIM Simulation Centre at the Alberta Children’s Hospital! Centre staff […]

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Southern Alberta Pioneers Memorial Building

Our building is an authentic pioneer log building constructed at Pigeon Lake Alberta by Hobart Dowler, In the fall of 1954, it was moved onto the present site. The building sits in a park-like setting with a variety of native Alberta plants, there are interpretive signs in the garden of Lindsay’s Folly (the name-sake of Lindsay […]

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Kamp Kiwanis

Christopher Duke settled in the area which now houses Kamp Kiwanis in 1889 after coming from England to Alberta. Two years later he was joined by his wife, Blanche. A log house was constructed on the site of the present day Kiwano Ring campfire meeting place in 1889. This cabin stood for many years until […]

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Haultain School

Tucked away in Calgary’s Beltline neighborhood is the historic Haultain School.  Built in 1894 by Child and Wilson when Alberta was not yet a province, it was home to Calgary’s first sandstone two-room schoolhouse. Its first students included children of railway workers, new immigrants and some of Calgary’s wealthier citizens. Learn about the unique architecture and […]

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Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids

What can you do to use your head, heart, and hands to make a difference? Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids connects and inspires people to take meaningful action to feed and care for kids. BB4CK works in partnership with Calgary schools to make and deliver healthy lunches to students who would otherwise go without. Each […]

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Choklat

Choklat was the first craft chocolate maker in Western Canada, and in the past 10 years has grown to be known as one of the finest craft chocolate companies in the world. Just like Willy Wonka’s factory, join us on a behind the scenes tour of a real chocolate factory, where you’ll see equipment that […]

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Corus Radio – FULL

Offering a mix of the best rock, news-talk, adult contemporary and country, Corus Radio is home to 39 stations situated in eight of Canada’s top 10 markets, reaching more than seven million Canadians each week and streaming 6.2 million hours of content per month. Featuring some of Canada’s greatest talent and the industry’s best brands […]

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Avatamsaka Monastery

Avatamsaka Monastery is one of 27 branch monasteries of the Dharma Realm Buddhist Association, established by Venerable Master Hsuan Hua. “Avatamsaka” is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘flower garland’ and monastery in Sanskrit is “Bodhimanda,” a place for awakening. Avatamsaka is also the name of one of the most significant Buddhist sutras. This is our sacred […]

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Cathedral Church of the Redeemer

The parish replaced the frame church with a more elaborate structure in 1905, during Calgary’s famous sandstone era. It is of local, rough cut Paskapoo sandstone, and has one of the oldest tin roofs in Calgary. It was designed by J.C.M. Keith of Victoria, BC. The Cathedral celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first service held […]

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Mount Royal University Library, Riddell Library and Learning Centre

Opened in 2017 in the Riddell Library and Learning Centre, the Mount Royal University Library boasts stunning LEED Gold certified architecture as well as innovative teaching, learning, and creative spaces. The doors will be open for you to visit the Maker Studio, explore VR/AR/MR in the Experience Lab, and get inspired in the Visualization spaces. […]

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church

The cornerstone for the present location of the church was laid in September 1955, by Most Rev. Neil Savaryn OSBM, Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton. By December of that year, Divine Liturgies were being held in the completed basement of the church which then doubled as a church sanctuary and hall until […]

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Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts

Located on the campus of Mount Royal University, the versatile Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts is a world-class facility dedicated to meeting the needs of the community. From international icons to up-and-coming talent, the TCPA truly showcases the best the arts has to offer. Visit us to enjoy this acoustic, architectural, and sustainable masterpiece! […]

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CJSW 90.9 FM

CJSW 90.9FM is Calgary’s campus and community radio station, located at the University of Calgary. CJSW is a non-profit society maintained and operated by a group of seven staff members and over 300 volunteers drawn from both the University of Calgary student body and the wider city of Calgary population. CJSW broadcasts music, spoken word […]

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Grow Calgary

On May 15, 2013, on an 11-acre parcel of land just west of Canada Olympic Park, a group of dedicated volunteers turned the soil, nurtured plants, harvested the first crop on Canada’s largest urban agricultural farm. Our goal is to grow fresh produce for Compassionate Food Access Agencies in Calgary, to ensure all Calgarians have […]

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Aleppo Savon

Fourth-generation Syrian refugees bring the centuries-old art of soap making to Calgary Abdulfatah Sabouni is a fourth generation soap maker. Making soap has been his family business for more than 125 years. Even his last name, Sabouni, means soap maker. In 2015, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s military issued warnings to the residents of Aleppo to […]

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Global Calgary – FULL

Global Calgary (also known as CICT) signed on October 8th, 1954 as CHCT, the first television station in Alberta. The studios, offices, and antenna were located seven miles west of the city of Calgary. Almost twenty years later, CHCT was purchased by Selkirk Broadcasting, and the station’s call sign was changed to CFAC-TV. In 1979, […]

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F&D Scene Changes – Tours are FULL

For over 35 years F&D Scene Changes Ltd. has been internationally celebrated for our talent in transforming our clients’ ideas into reality. Our projects range from fabricating scenery for theatre, television, and film to museum exhibits, commercial and retail, theme park elements, trade show and retail displays. We have fabricated and installed our products throughout […]

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Baitunnur Mosque of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at

Beautiful Islamic Architecture of Baitunnur Mosque, One of the largest Mosques in North America. Inaugurated by Worldwide Supreme Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at and joined by Prime Minister of Canada. Guided Mosque Tours, Free refreshments, Q & A opportunities for the visitors etc.

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Calgary Protospace

Protospace exists to incubate projects and initiatives by providing a physical space and tools, as well as an online community for idea generation & project planning. We make space for you to make things. We also have a holodeck! – Laser Cutting demonstrations – Community Run Makerspace – 3D Printing presentation We offer guided tours […]

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St. Mary’s University

The water tower built in 1920 is believed to be the only structure of its kind in Canada. St. Mary’s Historic Walking Tour will allow guests to follow the enticing stories behind the land that St. Mary’s now sits on, including the story of the Lacombe Home which burnt down in 1999. Join our tour […]

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Fiasco Gelato

We’re not a Gelato company. We’re far more than that. We started by making delicious, tiny spoonfuls of heaven – and we still do. But our mission and vision is to have a measurable impact on how the world looks at employment, business, and what we deserve as consumers. Tours and tastings! You will get […]

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Ski Jumps at Canada Olympic Park

The only functional year-round ski jumping facility in Canada that includes jumps from 10 meter to 90 meter. Annual users this year on our newly built smallest 3 m mobile jump exceeded 5000 children. Some of them join our year-round multi-sport program, with a dream to go to the Olympics in 2 ski disciplines – […]

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Silversprings Fire Station #21

The Calgary Fire Department was first formed in 1885 and is celebrating its 133 anniversary on August 25. The fire bylaw was the impetus for Calgary’s sandstone renaissance in the late 19th century. After the Calgary Fire of 1886, the bylaw demanded all new buildings be fire resistant, hence buildings of brick and sandstone from […]

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Cedarbrae Fire Station #24

The Calgary Fire Department was first formed in 1885 and is celebrating its 133 anniversary on August 25. The fire bylaw was the impetus for Calgary’s sandstone renaissance in the late 19th century. After the Calgary Fire of 1886, the bylaw demanded all new buildings be fire resistant, hence buildings of brick and sandstone from […]

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Inglewood Bird Sanctuary/Colonel Walker House

Inglewood Bird Sanctuary The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre have been providing migratory birds with a place to rest their wings since 1929 Colonel Walker’s son, Selby, applied to the Federal government in 1929 to have 59 acres on the west side of the Bow River be designated as a Federal Migratory Bird Sanctuary. […]

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McKenzie Fire Station #30

The Calgary Fire Department was first formed in 1885 and is celebrating its 133 anniversary on August 25. The fire bylaw was the impetus for Calgary’s sandstone renaissance in the late 19th century. After the Calgary Fire of 1886, the bylaw demanded all new buildings be fire resistant, hence buildings of brick and sandstone from […]

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Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant

Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Commissioned in September of 2008 through Graham Edmonds Cartier Architecture and consulting engineers CH2MHILL, Stantec, and Earth Tech The design of the Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant aims to integrate the buildings and structures into the natural and constructed landscape of the site through the use of natural materials, such […]

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Temple Fire Station #22

The Calgary Fire Department was first formed in 1885 and is celebrating its 133 anniversary on August 25. The fire bylaw was the impetus for Calgary’s sandstone renaissance in the late 19th century. After the Calgary Fire of 1886, the bylaw demanded all new buildings be fire resistant, hence buildings of brick and sandstone from […]

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Composting Facility at Shepard Waste Management Facility

Chinook Resource Management Group is responsible for the design, build and operation of the facility. It is a partnership between Maple Reinders, Bird construction and AIM environmental. The facility was built in 2017 on the former site of Race City Speedway. LEED gold certification pending.  Energy-saving measures include solar array and rainwater collection. It is the largest facility […]

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The City of Calgary Archives

The City of Calgary Archives has an offsite storage facility in the Corporate Warehouse. It is a separate large room built within the warehouse in order to provide an environmentally-controlled storage area for the Archives’ holdings. The City of Calgary Archives maintains the corporate memory of The City of Calgary. The records are part of […]

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Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary

Built in 1987 by Graham McCourt Architects, the Olympic Oval Long Track Skating facility was constructed for the 1988 Calgary Olympic Winter Games.  It is one of the legacy facilities from the 1988 Olympic Winter Games and a possible location for the 2026 Calgary Olympic Winer Games. The Olympic Oval is able to provide a […]

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Tool Shed Brewing Company *12 pm start

Most of the taproom was made from up-cycled pallets and other wood products. It’s more the experience of the tour and the tasting of our beers that make Tool Shed Unique. Tool Shed Brewing Company co-founders Jeff and Graham started the Calgary brewery in Graham’s backyard tool shed. When they started in 2012, minimum brewing […]

Read more

Cococo Chocolatiers – Factory Location – TOURS FULL

Cococo Chocolatiers, owners of Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut manufacture delicious, best quality couverture, sustainable chocolate treats for their 11 Calgary stores (27 shops across North America). In 2013, the original factory location at 1st street was destroyed in the devastating Calgary floods. It took several years to re-build the Cococo chocolate confections factory which opened in 2015. […]

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ENMAX District Energy Centre *tours run until 3 pm

Situated on the corner of 9th Ave and 4th St SE in the East Village, the sleek ENMAX District Energy Centre is a facility you’ve likely walked, cycled, or driven by many times and may have mistaken as an office building. Take a closer look through its street-level windows, and instead of desks and cubicles, […]

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Fiasco Gelato presents Doors Open YYC

CALGARY (July 5, 2017) – One of the city’s most engaging free events and one of Calgary’s most exciting business success stories are joining forces. The Doors Open Calgary Association is proud to announce Fiasco Gelato as the title sponsor for Doors Open YYC, set to take place Sept. 23, 2017.

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