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Calgary grew from Fort Calgary in 1875, when North West Mounted Police constructed a fort at the spot where the Bow and Elbow Rivers meet. The first Calgary Stampede was held in 1912, organized by Guy Weadick. The event has grown substantially to ten fun-filled days overflowing with rodeo competitions, live music, a midway carnival, and more, attracting over a million visitors each July.

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The Westin Calgary

The Westin Calgary

Our 4-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway.
Downtown Calgary

This upscale hotel in Calgary is just moments away from exciting attractions, activities, museums, beautiful parks, entertainment and sport venues.

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