Stephen Avenue Walk, Calgary
Stephen Avenue Walk, Calgary - Address
Address: 340 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1C1, Canada
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About Stephen Avenue Walk, Calgary
Stephen Avenue is a major pedestrian mall in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The mall is actually the portion of 8 Avenue SW between 4 Street SW and 1 Street SE. It is open to vehicles only from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. The street is known for some of Calgary's finest restaurants, cafés, pubs and bars. The street also provides an eclectic mix of boutiques and high-end retail. Major shopping centres include The Core Shopping Centre, (formerly Calgary Eaton Centre/TD Square), Bankers Hall, Fashion Central, Scotia Centre, and The Bay department store. The street is also home to downtown Calgary's major convention and exhibition facility, the Telus Convention Centre, and two hotels, the Hyatt Regency Calgary, which incorporates several historic buildings into its facade, and the Calgary Marriott. Unlike 17 Avenue, Stephen Avenue is not regarded as a major night spot in the city, although there are night clubs located on the mall.Wikipedia
Overview of Stephen Avenue Walk
This article refers Stephen Avenue Walk in Calgary, Canada. Stephen Avenue Walk is easily missed on a visit to Calgary.
Stephen Avenue Walk is not a popular tourist spot and visitors exploring prime attractions like The Calgary Zoo, Calgary Stampede Park, Heritage Park Historical Village, Calgary Tower and Telus Spark. For more popular attractions visit things to do in Calgary.
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From California, was visiting friends in Calgary in summer. Had a day to myself so took the CTrain downtown. This pedestrian zone was one of my coolest Calgary discoveries. What a great idea in an urban center. Very impressive. First time I've personally seen something like this. Very progressive idea. It works too. Lots of shops and restaurants. I bought some items myself. Stuff wasn't overpriced. In fact, I really like my "Calgary" t-shirt with the cowboy hat design for only $9.44 out the door. An elevated walkway over the Walk connects the CORE shopping centre which is also fun to browse. All visitors need to check out the Stephen Avenue Walk. Easy CTrain access.
Stephen Avenue is a really trendy street in the heart of downtown Calgary. It is lined with cool shops, boutiques, restaurants and clubs. It is a busy pedestrian mall with towering skyscrapers hovering above its cobblestone street and historic buildings. The patios get pretty packed here, especially with the after work business crowd. Calgary is a big corporate city and this is one of the places you will find a lot of young snazzed-up business people chillin at lunch time and after work. It is super cool environment to shop and dine in the city.
Probably the best place in the city to hang out. There are lots of places to eat (both restaurant and a few carts). Lots sitting, and many open patios. Plus the artwork and sculptures are pretty cool.
I'd give it a ten if there was more things to do, it gets boring very quickly, hopefully the Mayor's idea of relaxing the rules will attract more businesses down town.
Gorgeous street to walk through, with decorative buildings. The tree sculptures are also nice to look at!