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Top Summer Attractions for Families in Calgary

Published Mar 17, 2020

Summer is the perfect time to explore all of the awesome attractions Calgary has to offer. Check out our list of must-see attractions.

Top Summer Attractions for Families in Calgary

Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is a gathering place – hosting, educating and entertaining a global audience as the city's marquee annual event. In true western fashion, integrity is at the heart of all our relationships.

This year's stampede takes place in July and features the usual landmark rodeo events, concerts, parades, rides, and many more festivities that bring the city to life.

Calaway Park

Calaway Park invites your family to enjoy endless fun at Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park. Enjoy 32 rides, 23 games, live entertainment, a 3D theatre and tons of treats! Unlimited rides, shows, attractions and parking are included for one easy daily admission price. Featured events this summer include Family Fun Summer Nights on Friday and Saturday evenings, Calaway Comic Fest for Kids, and Canadian Heroes Weekend.

TELUS Spark! 

Train your brain at The Brainasium outdoor adventure space, combine science and art in the Open Studio, or take in some live science demos.  There is alwasy something new for all ages happening at TELUS Spark--neurons are firing daily!

Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

This international award-winning facility has over 40,000 square feet of inspiring experiences. Located at Canada Olympic Park, site of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame features 12 interactive galleries and a collection of more than 95,000 artifacts. With over 50 hands-on interactive exhibits like shadow boxing, wheelchair racing, rowing and a multi-sport simulator, there's something fun, educational and inspiring for people of all ages.

Calgary Zoo

Home to nearly 1000 creatures, the Calgary Zoo is one of the city's favourite attractions. Habitats at the Zoo include The Prehistoric Park, Panda Passage, Land of Lemurs, Conservatory Gardens, Eurasia, and Destination Africa.

Heritage Park Historical Village

Summer is the perfect time to discover how the west was once at Heritage Park Historical Village! The park is open daily and has something to offer everyone in the family. Take a spin at the antique midway, ride a thundering steam train and paddle with the voyageurs. Make old-fashioned ice cream, catch a musical and help raise a tipi. Enjoy free live concerts every Wednesday evening, celebrate Canada Day the old fashioned way, get up close and personal to a rodeo.

Cobb's Adventure Park & Corn Maze

Cobb's Corn Maze & Family Fun Park is family owned and operated, and has fun-filled activities for people of all ages! Their main attraction is our unique Corn Maze, but they have so much more for you to enjoy – Bouncy Houses, Eurobungy, Zorbz, Archery Tag, Pedal Carts, Giant Games, Playgrounds, and a Tractor Ride through the corn!  Open in Spring, but summer hours start on July 1st, 2020.

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Comments (3)

June 2, 2015, 3:26 p.m. Flag

What water park is the photo at the too of this article taken at?


June 2, 2015, 3:29 p.m. Flag

Calaway park need to renovate. Last years we have been there. Almost no new attractions and poor food offers and very dirty grounds. It need very very good cleaning up this year.

Thank you


June 2, 2015, 5:50 p.m. Flag

The photo at the top of this article is at Legoland California. http://california.legoland.com/en/explore/Water...


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