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.

Featured Foothills Tour

Spend a full day exploring the Cool Little Towns of the Foothills

Featured Upcoming Event

Mar 06 to Mar 20

Meet and connect with the horses at Homeplace Ranch. Get comfortable around these beautiful animals and get ready for trail riding season

Upcoming Events

Visit Heritage Park after dark for a guided ghost tour through the streets of the Historical Village, Thursday evenings from March to early May. Behind the Park’s old-fashioned charm lie stories of ot..

Free event taking place at Homeplace Ranch! Ready to get your boots on the ground at Homeplace Ranch? To celebrate the start of their guest riding season, they have 4 free opportunities for you and yo..

Eureka moments are waiting to be discovered at TELUS Spark science centre's virtual camps. Themes range from space, engineering, sports, to even Minecraft! Each camp is loaded with live interactive co..