For all the fun of the fair, with family-friendly rides and live entertainment, visit Calaway Park.
The largest amusement park in Canada’s west, Calaway Park has 34 rides spread over 36 hectares (90 acres).
From special rides for youngsters like the Aeromax crop duster to the whirling Adrenaline Test Zone and Bumper Boat splashdown, there are rides for all ages, from calm to thrilling. Height restrictions apply and some rides require adults to accompany youngsters.
Highlights for those with strong stomachs include the Chaos and Storm rides, and the corkscrew Vortex roller coaster.
At the park you’ll also find 23 food outlets and 25 skill-testing games.
Calaway Park is 10 km (6 miles) west of downtown Calgary, on the Trans-Canada Highway. The best way to get here is by car or taxi.