Calgary is a vibrant city that combines the best of all worlds. It's cosmopolitan but casual; outdoorsy, but urban. There's more than enough to keep its population of over 1.1 million people busy year round. You'll find cultural attractions, festivals, restaurants, live performances, specialty shops and trendy nightspots. Calgary’s wide-open blue skies and moderate climate beckons year-round outdoor enthusiasts with activities ranging from golf to skateboarding, and from fishing to skiing.