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.

There's something for everyone. From the freshest produce grown by local Alberta and BC farmers to a world class chocolatier that creates delicious works of art. You'll find gourmet ingredients, beaut..

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.

Featured Upcoming Event

Jun 25 to Jun 30

The 'Pan American' CSI 5 outdoor tournament will feature riders from throughout North America!

Upcoming Events

Jun 29 to Aug 10

Spectators are invited to the Nanton Ag Grounds for night of fast-action rodeo!

This long-standing tradition is filled with activities that will entertain your whole family!

This exciting event is in celebration of the western heritage of the beautiful Foothills of Alberta and the perfect day trip away from the busy city during Stampede.