Visitor Guide: Welcome to Calgary!
Welcome to Calgary!
Traditionally, Calgary has been renowned for its world-famous Stampede and proximity to the Rocky Mountains. But the vibrant Alberta city, often referred to as the “heart of the new West”, is becoming increasingly recognized as a cosmopolitan centre offering a wide array of entertainment, cultural and culinary experiences.
The host city for the 1988 Winter Olympic Games is also widely acclaimed as one of the world’s premiere sites for major sporting events.
Visitors to the 2015 World Financial Group Continental Cup will join the growing legion of travellers from around the globe that are making Calgary a prime tourist destination.
Every WFG Continental Cup Old Classic package includes a free adult admission to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, an amazing interactive experience located at Canada Olympic Park. A $12 value.
Where to Stay
Whether you’re looking for artsy, ritzy or thrifty, Calgary has a wide range of accommodations guaranteed to make your visit a memorable one.
The 2015 World Financial Group Continental Cup will be held in the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport – situated at the northwest corner of Canada Olympic Park, the site of a number of events for the 1988 Winter Olympics. It will be the first curling event to take place in the facility’s 3,000-seat International Arena.
Serving as the home of Hockey Canada, the Markin MacPhail Centre provides a wide range of facilities for high-performance and recreational athletes.
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.
Free parking for spectators is available by taking Canada Olympic Road to the south side of the complex, beside the Sports Hall of Fame.