Welcome to Foothills

Calgary's Backyard is packed with cool little towns and vast open spaces, with no shortage of things to do, shops to visit, food to eat, or adventures and memories to make.

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Top Places to Discover

Since its official opening in 1975, Spruce Meadows has created a unique environment of good friendship, commerce, and sport. We are committed to being a leading venue for international horse sports.

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.

This vibrant town is a gathering place for creative and spirited people, rich in quintessential experiences that only small towns with history can offer.

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Upcoming Events

Build on your connection to nature by taking a deep dive into the plant world. Use all your senses, to truly receive plant wisdom. Take in the spicy aroma of a leaf, breathe deeply of the vibrancy of ..

Celebrate with Leighton Art Centre as they host their 36th Annual Clothesline Art Sale! Bring the whole family (except Fido) and show your support for their local artists. Explore the 80-acre property..

Jun 23 to Jun 24

Where the West was Weadicked! WPCA Chuckwagon Races and CPRA Rodeo in honour of the founder of the Calgary Stampede.