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?

What will you Discover?

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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.

There's something for everyone. From the freshest produce grown by local Alberta and BC farmers to an incredible old school ice-cream shop. You'll find gourmet ingredients, beautiful cakes, mouth-wate..

Upcoming Events

At the feet of the Historic Rocky Mountains, Southern Alberta’s premier rodeo has challenged some of the best rodeo athletes in North America for the past 22 years!

Eau Claire Distillery’s Farm-to-Glass philosophy extends to a locally inspired dinner series featuring producers and farmers from Alberta.

Where else you can see a bike show, car show, plane show, and fashion show all in the same place? Well...you can't!