Econo Lodge South
7505 Macleod Trail South
Calgary, AB T2H 0L8
Phone: (403) 252-4401
Fax: (403) 252-2780
For your dosage of the latest movies, book a seat at Scotiabank Theatre Chinook. Showing some of the newest releases and boasting of great sound and tech systems, this is a great place to go to for a fun time in the city. This fantastic movie theater has 17 screens and shows IMAX and 3D films. The theater can also be hired for private events.
Venue One is a music venue, located in the Downtown area. Come and have a great time watching performances by various artists. Look forward for an entertaining evening and have fun.
A wonderful addition to Calgary's comedy scene was made with the introduction of The Comedy Cave. True to its name, this comic joint is a rather dark place, giving you the feel of being in a dungeon, an illusion dispelled only by the bright laughter the stand-up comics manage to evoke every few minutes. This is a great place to enjoy a dinner-and-show package, but unfortunately the whole family cannot enjoy together, as children are not permitted.
Heritage Park Historical Village, one of Canada's largest historical villages, is divided into a pioneer Northwest Mounted Police outpost and a Main Street from 1910. The latter has a working antique amusement park, with rides that are safe even for small children. Other attractions include a working full-scale locomotive thundering through the park, and on the nearby Glenmore Reservoir, a vintage double-decker stern wheeler ship that takes visitors on lake cruises. Shops and restaurants are plentiful in the park, including a turn-of-the-century bakery. All park staff work in costume and character. Entertaining events for the whole family are scheduled year-round, including September's Fall Fair. Check the website for a full list of events and detailed admission fees.
The Blackfoot Ballroom which is in the Blackfoot Inn, is a great venue. This classy and sophisticated place hosts a number of shows and events. The ballroom can be hired if you want to have a private event or occasion.
The Concert Hall, located within the Irene Besse Keyboards store, is a huge hall that stages all kinds of events on a regular basis. Besides hosting concerts and live musicals, the Steinway Concert Hall also hosts business events like conferences, meetings, training sessions and corporate parties. The hall not only acts as an entertainment venue but also looks after visitors' gastronomic needs. Check website for further details.
At The Laugh Shop, be prepared to roll on the floor laughing, because you will be entertained by some of the best local and international performers in the business. Located at the Blackfoot, this 18-and-above club has established quite a reputation for hilarity. If you cannot make it to the venue, you could even hire a comedian for your own private event. There are also dinner-and-show packages you could avail of.
The Stu Peppard Arena is one of Calgary's oldest skating facilities and offers numerous family-oriented activities including ice skating and hockey. This indoor arena is wheelchair accessible, and is open for rentals between October and March.The city of Calgary manages the arena and can be contacted for group bookings and registration.
A multi-purpose space, the Alberta Ballroom is a grand venue, located inside the Holiday Inn Calgary Macleod Trail South. This area can be divided into separate rooms and used for individual purposes, thus allowing for a bunch of events to be held at the same venue. The ballroom can be used as a theater, a banquet hall, a classroom, and even a reception area, when used as a whole. Of course you can separate it according to your needs. The total capacity of the Alberta Ballroom is three-hundred. For further information on rent and other details, please see the website.
The Drumheller Room at Holiday Inn Calgary-Macleod Trail South is a multi-purpose room that can host several types of events. If you are looking for a sophisticated and fancy looking venue for your event, then this place will suit you. The service is impeccable and very attentive, as one can expect from a hotel as big as Holiday Inn. The room is an ideal place for smaller events.
The Parkhill Community Community Association is a community center and meeting place. Organizing events for over 1,500 residents in the vicinity, the center is popular among families. The Parkhill Stanley Park Community Hall is the association's event venue available on rent. Divided into the Main Hall, Meeting Room and Cedar Room, all with varying capacities, the largest being the Main Hall with seating for 160 people.
Stage West is a famous dinner theater located in Downtown Calgary. It stages plays, comedies and dramas on a regular basis. Some of the most well known artists of the city perform here on a regular basis. Besides standard plays, Stage West Dinner Theater also stages kids' specials for the younger generation which include child oriented shows and full buffet dinners. For the elders, this theater offers an extensive range of wines to enjoy during the show. Check website for further details.