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Our Summer 2018 Downtown Through the Decades program will highlight the amazing history of downtown Calgary!


Calgary has a rich and storied history, from cowboys to Caesars. This summer, we'll be highlighting some of the coolest people, places and events in downtown Calgary history through our Downtown Through the Decades program.


Every Saturday afternoon from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., head down to the Stephen Avenue Stage and enjoy some of the music from the highlighted era! In addition, we'll be publishing blogs discussing Calgary's history - people, places and events - of that era.



Ward Block and the Royal Affair

Dining in Historic Banks

1930s Calgary - Music and Modernization

1930s Calgary - The Royal Tour

1950s Calgary - Royals, Rats, and Railways

1960s Calgary - Hail Caesar

1960s Calgary - The Tower Rises

1970s Calgary - The King George Hotel, a Landmark Lost

1970s Calgary - The Growth of Downtown

1980's Calgary - The '88 Olympic Legacy

1990s Calgary - Preserving City Hall's History

2000's Calgary - YYC in Y2K

2010's Calgary - Feirce Flooding and the Purple Revolution