Currently browsing: Play

Airdrie’s Historical Highlights

Fletts and Jolly Shopper 1964small

With Airdrie set to celebrate Canada’s 150th birth in July 2017, it’s interesting to note that the city’s past is chock-full of interesting people, places and things.

Keeping it Green

Woodside Golf Course

Golf courses in Airdrie and area offer picturesque, interesting courses for players of all skill levels.

Explore these great attractions, an easy drive from Airdrie

Cochrane

Century Downs Racetrack and Casino Located just10 minutes south of Airdrie, off the Queen Elizabeth II highway, Century Downs offers slot machines, electronic table games and casino favourites such as roulette and baccarat. Visit on weekends, holidays and Mondays to enjoy the breathtaking spectacle of live horse racing. Racing calendar available online. On non-live race days, visit the spacious off-track betting area for more horse race action. Stop in at the Mid City Grill restaurant, open

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CANADA!

airdrie chinook winds

Canada celebrates 150 years in 2017, and the city of Airdrie is pulling out all the stops.

Arts Alive 2017

Miller Mural

Airdrie has a vibrant arts and culture community, showcasing colourful works created by both local and renowned Canadian artists.

Places to play

With first-class athletic and recreation facilities, 67 playgrounds, 120 kilometres of maintained pathway, and 740 groomed parkland acres, there’s plenty of space to stay active in Airdrie.

Century Downs – An Extraordinary Experience!

If you’re staying in Airdrie, make sure to visit Century Downs Racetrack and Casino. Located 10 minutes south, just off of the Queen Elizabeth II highway, this unique attraction offers an unforgettable experience. Walk through the doors into a vibrant and welcoming facility.

Rural Roots

Airdrie offers an active western and agricultural lifestyle. Boasting a rich farming and ranching heritage, the city celebrates rural life with a variety of popular annual events. Airdrie and District Agricultural Society Founded in 1909, the Airdrie and District Agricultural Society (ADAS) is a family friendly organization dedicated to promoting agriculture as well as a healthy relationship between rural and urban communities. A dynamic non-profit organization with a diverse membership base, ADAS has a history

Play Time

SUB 0108aa

Staying active – indoors or out – is easy in Airdrie, thanks to first-class athletic and recreation facilities, 64 playgrounds, 102 kilometres of maintained pathway and 680 groomed parkland acres. Whether your goal is to get energized, to unwind, or both, Airdrie is the perfect destination for play.

History Comes Alive

Fletts and Jolly Shopper 1964small

Airdrie has a rich history of settlers and railways, starting out as a stop destination for the Calgary and Edmonton Railway Company train delivering mail.

In the Groove

woodside golf photo-s

Golfers of all skill levels will enjoy the interesting, scenic courses on offer in Airdrie and area.

Party Time – Festivals

empty bowls festival

Be a part of the celebrations in Airdrie Airdrie Festival of Lights Lighting up Airdrie for more than 20 years, the festival turns Nose Creek Park in the heart of Airdrie into a winter wonderland – the largest outdoor walk-through light display in Canada. Open nightly Dec. 1-31 from 6-9 p.m., Airdrie Festival of Lights welcomes more than 60,000 people annually as they stroll through the light display, sip hot chocolate and enjoy two beautifully

Day Trips

tyrell

Just a short drive away. Have a day or two to spare? Explore these great area destinations

The Bert Church LIVE Theatre

IMG_4239 3-2

A fully equipped, live performing arts facility located on the east side of Airdrie next to Genesis Place and East Lake Park, Bert Church Theatre (BCT) creates memorable experiences to enjoy with family and friends.

Arts Alive

artbox

A visit to Airdrie would not be complete without stopping to experience its vibrant arts and culture community, supported by the efforts and guidance of the Creative Airdrie Society and Airdrie Regional Arts Society. Explore and enjoy colourful works created by both local and renowned Canadian artists.

Where the Past Comes to Life

iron horse park

Starting out as a stop destination for the Calgary and Edmonton Railway Company train delivering mail, Airdrie has a rich history of settlers and railways.

Buildings were soon built along the railway, with workers living nearby to care for the train. Before long, general stores, blacksmith shops and a school were built to service the establishing families and growing number of people travelling to this tiny hamlet to begin a new life.

Sweet Spots

Carstairs

Airdrie and area courses offer golfers of all skill levels a variety of interesting, scenic courses.

Day Trips 2015

Cochrane

Cochrane

Located in the heart of Alberta cattle country and the Cowboy Trail, Cochrane is a recreation playground for families, adventure enthusiasts and those seeking rest and relaxation in a beautiful natural setting.

Bert Church LIVE Theatre

Will-Stroet-Band_instruments

A fully equipped, live performing arts facility, Bert Church Live Theatre presents an outstanding lineup of professional acts each season.

Located on the east side of Airdrie right next to Genesis Place and East Lake Park, the 377-seat facility provides audiences with a unique opportunity to experience world-renowned performers in a local setting. With professional-grade sound and lighting systems, the theatre features an up-close-and-personal experience.

Back to top

airdrielife