Dinner & Theatre
In addition to the award-winning Rimrock Restaurant and Oak Room Lounge, conveniently located in the lobby of The Fairmont Palliser, Calgary boasts a wide range of gastronomies to tantalize your taste buds. Stephen Avenue is home to many restaurants, bistros and cafés, to delight any foodie and are only a short walking distance from the hotel!
If your meal has left you with a taste for something more, the EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts is the perfect place to satisfy your cultural craving. Performances include live theatre, dance and concerts for all musical tastes. You may also find children's events, sporting events art exhibits and a whole lot more!
Casino & Nightlife
With over 25,000 square feet of entertainment, The Stampede Casino is Calgary’s largest, smoke-free casino. Try your luck at one of 300 slots, 21 table games or 7 poker tables. The Elbow River Casino is another option, with 650 slot machines, Las Vegas style table games and a 24-hour poker room. The Elbow River Casino also offers complimentary live music with local Blues bands every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. Both casinos are within a 10-minute walk or quick cab ride from the hotel.
Not ready to call it a night? Continue your evening at one of downtown Calgary’s happening hotspots. From traditional pubs to casual live band locals to sophisticated wine bars and martini lounges, Calgary’s nightlife has something for everyone. Just steps from the hotel are The James Joyce Pub, Divino Wine & Cheese Bistro, and the Beat Niq Jazz and Social Club that showcases the best Jazz music in town.
During the winter months, Calgary’s downtown Olympic Plaza is the ideal setting for a relaxing evening of outdoor skating, especially when a chinook rolls in and temperatures warm up. Located just a few blocks from the hotel, the Olympic Plaza is open, weather permitting, until 9 p.m. daily. Top off your evening with a delicious cup of hot cocoa at one of the nearby cafés or cozy up to a specialty coffee back at the hotel in our warm and inviting Oak Room Lounge.
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