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Known for it’s friendly people, the Rocky Mountain backdrop and that little event called The Stampede, Calgary is a diverse & dynamic city with excellent restaurants, shopping destinations & culture.

The ultimate Calgary neighbourhood guide.

Explore the city like a local.  Surf our comprehensive guide to Calgary’s inner city and discover great places to eat, drink, shop, exercise and relax.   Our interactive directory is packed full of neighbourhood profiles and all the hottest local listings with photos, videos, virtual tours, deals and so much more!
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Stillwater Spa

  • Downtown Stephen Avenue
  • ithto
  • Spa
From the moment you arrive at Stillwater Spa,...

Small Flower

  • 17th Avenue
  • ithto
  • Flower Shop
Small Flower {floral studio} has evolved out of...


  • Mission 4th Street
  • ithto
  • Restaurant
The sit-down experience at Mercato is unlike any...

Shopping Districts.

Spend the day shopping on 17th Avenue, wander the pathway in beautiful Princes Island Park or grab a bite to eat on the always buzzing Stephen Avenue.  Calgary’s inner city has a little something for everyone.
1. Stephen Ave.

Lined with restaurants and shops housed in historic sandstone buildings and architecture.

2. Kensington Village

Located on the north side of the Bow, this laid-back, trendy neighbourhood is a hub for coffee shops and boutiques.

3. 17th Avenue

This stretch is a hot dining destination year- round with everything from casual cafés to upscale wine bars.

4. Mission 4th Street

There are plenty of restaurants along the way and a bevy of locally-owned shops and coffee houses.

5. Bridgeland

Though it’s long been known as Little Italy for its collection of Italian restaurants, this neighbourhood has since cultivated a mix of diverse places to eat.

6. Inglewood

The main strip, 9th Avenue, is home to an abundance of locally-owned boutiques and restaurants, as well as several live music venues.

7. East Village

Undergoing an extensive revitalization, The East Village is attractively located directly east of the downtown core.

8. Marda Loop

This neighbourhood located in the southwest is full of restaurants, bars, and shops and is easy to get around on foot.

9. Beltline

The Beltline has plenty to see and do. Eleventh Avenue is known as the “design district” as it is lined with several art galleries.

Refuel & Refresh.

Calgary’s dining scene is in blossom and rapidly developing an international reputation, while the pub & patio scene in this great city is among the best in the country. Come explore some of the hottest restaurants, pubs and bars in the hood.

Retail Therapy.

Whether you’re looking for big brand names or smaller, more eclectic collections, you’ll find both in Calgary’s shopping centers and the quaint neigbourhood shopping districts with trendy boutique stores.

Get Fit.

Play in the mountains, lift some weights, go for a spin or just simply raise the barre. They’re all great choices to stay fit and Calgary’s got a ton of options for you.

It’s A Spa Day.

It’s time to get pampered.   From a new colour & cut to a hot stone massage, you’ll have plenty of options in front of you.

Real Estate, Rentals & New Homes.

Calgary housing market offers a diverse range of properties.    From towering inner city highrises with stunning views to tranquil estates in Elbow Valley, you can find the perfect space to buy or rent with
Find real estate & rentals by neighbourhood.