Welcome to the Foothills

Walk in the footsteps of the early explorers and discover Alberta's rich history of cowboy culture,
horse racing, show jumping, farming, food, beer, wine, spirits and more. What's your Foothills Story?

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Top Places to Discover

Spruce Meadows, in south Calgary, hosts a series of world-class show jumping tournaments throughout the year, including the National in June, Pan American in July and Masters in September.

Spirit Hills Winery is a true family-run local success story. Beginning in December of 2012, it is owned and operated by Ilse and Hugo Bonjean and their family.

While working for Alberta’s famed Big Rock Brewery, David Farran wondered why Alberta didn’t have a single-malt whiskey distillery. After all, the province grows more than half of Canada’s barle..

Featured Foothills Tour

Start you day bright and early like the cowboys have done since the birth of Alberta with some strong cowboy coffee or tea at the round-up camp.

Upcoming Events

Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor, family-friendly concert at the downtown plaza!

Jul 25 to Jul 27

Saturn and Jupiter will spin through the southern sky, while the Eagle Aquila soars overhead.

Join us as The Dawgs host Edmonton on HOME RUNS FOR LIFE night at Seaman Stadium!