Summer is so short lived, you need to make the most of it! Here are the best places to enjoy the warm months in Calgary. From patios to beaches, you'll want to remember everything on this list!
When the temperature rises, hitting the beach is a good idea. Calgary is home to a few fabulous beaches including Rocky Beach, Auburn Bay Beach, Mahogony West Beach, Sandy Beach Park and Trout Beach. Pack your bathing suit and snacks and make a day of it!
Patios and rooftops
Summer is patio season and Calgary has no shortage of beautiful patios and rooftops to enjoy. They're the perfect place to unwind with friends over good food and cool drinks. Our favourite Calgary patios and rooftops include: The Rooftop YYC, charbar, CRAFT Beermarket Calgary Downtown, Container Bar, River Cafe, Earl's Kitchen + Bar, and FREE HOUSE.
When the temperature rises, it's the perfect time to take a cool plunge into a pool. Calgary has some fantastic pools across town to enjoy this summer. Our favourites include: Sikome Aquatic Facility, Stanley Park Outdoor Pool, South Calgary Outdoor Pool, Bowview Outdoor Pool, Silver Springs Outdoor Pool, Millican-Ogden Outdoor Pool, and Riley Park Outdoor Wading Pool.
Summer is the perfect time to explore nature, so be sure to pay a visit to some of Calgary’s best parks. Whether you just want to relax in nature or go for a bike ride or hike, these beautiful parks are excellent destinations to discover. Our favourite Calgary parks include: Nose Hill Park, Riley Park, South Glenmore Park, North Glenmore Park, Carburn Park, Pearce Estate Park, Stanley Park, Confederation Park, Edworthy Park, Shouldice Park, St. Patrick's Island Park, and Bowness Park.
We hope these tips help you enjoy Calgary to the fullest this summer!