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#ExploreDowntownYYC Shopping

In the mood to go shopping or enjoy a day of window browsing? Look no further than Downtown Calgary, where you’ll find the very best in shops, services and unique handmade goods.

Explore downtown with these shopping itineraries.

Photo by Travel Alberta / Roth & Ramberg


Calgary is lucky to have a thriving local business community that offers the finest selection in fashion, accessories, food and beverage, carpentry and other unique handmade goods. Here’s some downtown neighbourhoods that offer a ton of options when it comes to shopping local!


Photo by Travel Alberta / Chris Amat

If you’re looking for a vibrant and electric neighbourhood with a mix of cultural, artistic and unique shopping experiences – you have to check out Inglewood! Home to over 240 businesses, including boutiques, antique shops, art galleries, cafes, restaurants and breweries, specialty stores and music and book shops; anything and everything you’re looking for can be found in Inglewood! 

17th Ave

Whether you’re looking for a trendy new outfit, home décor or a delicious meal, 17th Ave has something for everyone! There’s always something to see and do on 17th Ave, along with blocks and blocks of unique shopping experiences. 

Photo by Travel Alberta / Roth & Ramberg

CORE Shopping

The CORE is known for its modern design and central location, making it a popular destination for both locals and visitors looking for a diverse shopping experience.

Explore four floors of shops, services, and food vendors at The CORE Shopping Centre. This downtown shopping complex spans 3 city blocks and houses over 160 shops from upscale retail to local crafters.

While downtown, be sure to visit Bankers Hall for the finest in fashion, accessories, perfume, wine, and chocolate, or seek out unique handmade goods from occasional local vendor pop-ups.