Rocky View offers a wide variety of entertainment, shopping, learning and outdoor experiences located in or near the County.


Calaway Park

Calaway Park is western Canada's largest amusement park. The park opened its doors in 1982 and spans over 100 acres and features numerous attractions, rides, and live entertainment.

Calaway Park
245033 Range Road 33
Calgary, AB T3Z 2E9

Calgary Farmyard

The Calgary Farmyard offers giant corn labyrinths, barnyard animals at the petting zoo, mini golf, tractor train rides, corn cannons, and more.

Calgary Farmyard
284022 Township Road 224
Rockyview, AB T1X 0J6

Bert Church Live Theatre

Located on the east side of Airdrie next to Genesis Place and East Lake Park, The Bert Church Live Theatre is a fully-equipped, live performing arts facility. The theatre features professional grade sound and lighting systems, a 10 metre wide proscenium arch stage, and has soft seats and climate control for comfort. The theatre also provides free off-street shared parking for its guests and is wheelchair accessible. The seasonal programs offer something for everyone.

Bert Church Live Theatre
1010 East Lake Blvd. Airdrie, AB
Airdrie, AB T4A 0H5

Butterfield Acres

Butterfield Acres is a petting zoo or hands-on farm for children and families to experience the many joys of being on a farm. The farm environment offers close-up animal interactions; pony, tractor and wagon rides; milking; gopher tunnels; a giant sandbox; and picnic and playground areas.

Butterfield Acres

Big Fun Inflatable Park

Big Fun Play provides a unique venue for birthday parties, field trips, club & team events, non-profit fundraisers & corporate events. Come explore over 30,000 sq. ft. of all-day, every day, indoor active and engaging inflatable fun play, plus an onsite, full service restaurant!

Big Fun Inflatable Park
#10 - 261024 Dwight McLellan Trail
Rocky View County, AB T4A 0T5
(403) 274-2722

The Polaris Theatre

Located in North Rockyview, just minutes from Crossiron Mills, the Polaris Theatre is a fully-equipped performing arts facility with a seating capacity of 250. Fully temperature and humidity controlled, the theatre is home to the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra and the Airdrie Rotary Performing Arts Festival, and host to numerous touring shows, festivals, exhibitions and community events, the theatre features incredible sound & lighting systems, and a large stage suitable for concert bands and orchestras. Patrons enjoy soft seats with VIP options, a full-service box office, and an impressive cocktail bar. The Polaris Theatre also provides free off-street shared parking for its guests, and is fully wheelchair accessible. 

     The Polaris Theatre (link to:
     8-261051 Wagon Wheel View, Rocky View T4A 0E2

The Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra

Founded in 2016, the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra is an auditioned 45-member professional-level orchestra based at the Polaris Theatre in Balzac, with occasional performances in other county locations such as Bearspaw, Langdon/Chestermere, and Springbank. The orchestra's musicians, a blend of full-time professional musicians, and community players, hail from a wide geographic area encompassing High River to Red Deer, and Canmore to Strathmore. The RMSO performs an average of 12 concerts per season, showcasing national and international soloists. Family-friendly and "not-too-serious", the RMSO prides itself on a casual atmosphere and high-quality music-making. Tickets are required to attend RMSO concerts. Concert information and tickets can be found online at the orchestra’s website.

     The Rocky Mountain Symphony (link to:
     8-261051 Wagon Wheel View, Rocky View T4A 0E2


  • Rocky View County is home to Alberta's newest shopping destination, CrossIron Mills. This regional shopping centre features over 1.1 million square feet of shops and services and is the largest shopping complex in the Calgary region.
  • New Horizon Mall is a grass roots, collective of entrepreneurs, artisans and fresh market vendors that offers a unique shopping experience with an array of products, useful services and an international food court, all operated by local, small businesses and family enterprises.

Museums & Historical Facilities

Beiseker Station Museum

The Beiseker Station Museum is located in the CPR Train Station at the west end of Main Street in Beiseker and provides a window into lives of the early settlers of the area.

Beiseker Station Museum
700, 1st Avenue
Beiseker, AB

Pioneer Acres Museum

Pioneer Acres Museum, located just north of Irricana on Highway 9, is where local history has been preserved for future generations.

Pioneer Acres
Box 58
Irricana, AB T0M 1B0

The Bert Sheppard Stockmen’s Foundation Library and Archives

This reference library was established in 1980 by the Stockmen's Memorial Foundation as a unique non-lending library. Visitors are encouraged to browse, research, or simply enjoy looking through the materials.

Stockmen’s Foundation Library and Archives
Cochrane RancheHouse
101 RancheHouse Road
Cochrane, AB  T4C 2K8

Cochrane Ranche Provincial Historic Site

This historic site offers views of the Canadian Rockies and a walking path to the Men of Vision statue with native plants and animals along the way. The Visitor Information Centre located in the Cochrane Ranche is open daily during the summer from mid-May to Labour Day. Guided tours, educational interpretive programs and special events are available.

Nose Creek Valley Museum

Nose Creek Valley Museum in Airdrie offers an opportunity to visit "Life in the Past Lane." The museum represents over 100 years of the Nose Creek Valley history. A tour through the museum extends to the visitor and informative centre and provides an interesting glimpse into the historical aspects of Airdrie and surrounding area.

Nose Creek Valley Museum
1701 Main Street SW
Airdrie, AB T4B 1C5

Iron Horse Park

The miniature trains, track, and landscape at Iron Horse Park represent the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) from the prairies to the coast. Take the 1.6 km interpretive journey aboard one of the 1/8th scale diesel or steam locomotives at the park and get a feeling of what the railway was like in Western Canada during the pioneer days. Snacks and souvenirs can be found in the full size replica of a CPR station on site. Picnic tables on site provide a place for gatherings.

Iron Horse Park
820 Railway Gate
Airdrie, AB

Hospitality Ranches

Dames on the Range

Dames on the Range is a group of rural businesses owned or managed by women, partnering to create get-away packages for women, families and groups.

Griffin Valley Ranch

4,500 acres of forest, valleys and streams for trail riding and many other activities, including scenic guided trail riding, wagon rides, private lessons, restaurant & bar, camping, and more.

Griffin Valley Ranch
Beaupre Creek Rd
Griffin Valley Ranch, AB T4C 1A9

Nearby Destinations

These world-class destinations are close to all residential locations in Rocky View, ideal for weekend getaways and world-class recreation year-round.

Other great websites for planning evenings, weekends and holidays in the Calgary region and throughout Alberta include:

Farmers’ Markets

For a map of all approved farmers’ markets in Alberta and in Rocky View County, along with contact information, dates and times of operation, visit the Provincial website. Approved farmers markets display the Sunnygirl logo.

Our Communities

Get information on each of the various communities that make up Rocky View County.