Nov. 1, 2022

Explore Calgary on a budget!

Come read about the best places to explore in Calgary without putting a strain on your wallet!

Take a stroll through Calgary and visit some of Calgary’s most popular destination spots!

1. Stephen Avenue Walk

Home to the only pedestrian mall in Calgary, Stephen Avenue has everything you need for a relaxing evening. You can expect to see live street performances, music festivals, cafes, and small shops!

Stephen Avenue Walk

Stephen Avenue Walk

2. Prince’s Island Park

Located in the center of downtown Calgary, Prince’s Island Park is a beautiful park that holds several annual events and festivals. Some of the park’s features include bike pathways, hiking trails, flower gardens, picnic areas, and so much more!

3. Peace Bridge

Home to one of Calgary’s most iconic pieces of architecture, the Peace Bridge is a must-see place in Calgary. Going over the Bow River, connecting downtown Calgary to Prince’s Island Park, the Peace Bridge is famous for its unique design that brightens up the city with its amazing lights!

Peace Bridge

Calling all food lovers! Calgary has an amazing restaurant scene, so come and check out some of the best and affordable spots to eat in Calgary.

1. Peter’s Drive-In

Known for their delicious milkshakes, Peter’s Drive-In never disappoints! With only a short drive from campus, their affordable menu includes burgers, fries, and onion rings that will satisfy your cravings.

2. Seniore’s Pizza

What better way to finish off your day of classes with some pizza! Seniore’s Pizza has a wide assortment of pizzas at a great price, which gives even you more of a reason to go!

3. Village Ice Cream

If you have a sweet tooth, this is the spot for you. Their menu has some of best ice cream flavours that always hits the spot! Village Ice Cream has a fun and vibrant atmosphere, all at an affordable price.

ice cream

Come check out some fun activities in Calgary and discover what this city has to offer!

1. E-Scootering and Biking

Looking for budget-friendly ways to explore the city? Find these e-scooters and bikes all over the city! In Calgary, you will find North America’s most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network, making our city easier to explore than ever!


2. UCalgary Dinos Sporting Events

Come cheer on your Dinos! UCalgary students can attend on-campus regular season games in any sport for free! Getting out to games and cheering on your UCalgary Dinos will be one of your most memorable university experiences!

Dinos football game
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