Visitor Guide: Welcome to Calgary!
Welcome to Calgary!
The 2015 Tim Horton Brier returns to Calgary, the scene of the 2009 edition of the Canadian men’s curling championship, when Kevin Martin skipped Team Alberta to a victory celebration.
The 2009 championship wrapped up with the third-highest attendance in the history of the event. The numbers are partially a reflection of the sport’s popularity in Alberta, but also confirmation that people from across the country, and around the world, absolutely love to visit Calgary.
Situated in the foothills of the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, the city once commonly known as “Cowtown” has emerged as a thriving, world-acclaimed cosmopolitan centre. A vibrant sporting scene, coupled with unlimited opportunities for cultural, entertainment and fine dining experiences, makes Calgary the ideal setting for the 2015 Tim Hortons Brier.
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Where to Stay
Calgary boasts an abundance of hotel accommodations with an extensive range of amenities, services and pricing – many of them within convenient access to the competition at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Scotiabank Saddledome, home to the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, is a multi-purpose complex with seating for 17,000 spectators. The Saddledome was the focal point of the 2009 Tim Hortons Brier that saw 246,126 fans file through the turnstyles.
The arena is just minutes from downtown on the city’s Light Rail Transit system. Parking for 4,000 vehicles is available at the adjacent Calgary Stampede Park.
Keys to Having a Great Time
We are committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable experience for all guests at Season of Champions events and we request all fans be respectful of others around them.