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A Piece of Calgary: The List of the Best Souvenir Shops in the City!

A Piece of Calgary: The List of the Best Souvenir Shops in the City!

Looking for nice stuff to bring back home from Calgary? Well then, step into the exciting world of souvenir items where mementos can come in many different forms.

For those who want a more subtle touch, you might want to consider adorning your wall with aboriginal art, infusing your space with cultural flair. Others may prefer refrigerator magnets. Still others may want apparel!

Whatever the case, you’re bound to find a memento to suit you at the best souvenir shops in our city! Here are the ones we typically recommend to visitors.

1. Steeling Home 

Address: 1010 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 0A5, Canada
Contact details: +1 403-245-0777
Operating hours:

  • Monday to Saturday – 10 AM to 7 PM
  • Sunday – 10 AM to 6 PM 

Located in Beltline, Steeling Home is a quaint gift shop that showcases creations by Canadian artists. 

During our last visit, we were greeted by a dazzling collection of handmade wall decor. Of course, we had to purchase one! To this day, it still hangs in one of our meeting rooms. 

Aside from stunning wall decor, this is also an ideal location to get other interesting knicknacks including candles, jewelry, soap, greeting cards, and an assortment of delightful crafts to take home with you. 

2. Calgary Souvenirs & Gift Shop 

Address: 225 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1B7, Canada
Contact details: +1 403-263-7676
Operating hours:

  • Monday to Saturday – 9 AM to 9 PM
  • Sunday – 10 AM to 7 PM 

For something that screams “I’ve been to Stampede City”, you should check out Calgary Souvenirs & Gift Shop.

Only having opened a few months ago, they remain a hidden gem from plenty of visitors. Hopefully, this article gives them a well-deserved boost!

This notable establishment sells an assortment of merchandise adorned with Calgary and the Canadian flag – whether its shirts, postcards, caps, or stuffed toys, they’ve got it all. 

3. Kanata Trading Post 

Kanata Trading Post
Image from Ryan Sowtis 

Address: 116 8 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0K6, Canada
Contact details: +1 403-285-7397
Operating hours:

  • Monday to Friday – 9 AM to 8 PM 
  • Saturday – 9 AM to 7 PM
  • Sunday – 11 AM to 6 PM 

Offering an assortment of souvenirs, Kanata Trading Post promises mementos that ensure you’ll forever remember your time in this city. 

They offer almost everything visitors usually look for, including Calgary Flames merchandise, chocolates, maple syrup, maple leaf jewelry, and the like. 

They even have more distinctive offerings that are hard to find elsewhere like Canada embroidered patches, collectors swords and daggers, aboriginal art, and other myriad of unique items to add to your collection. 

4. Tropicana Gifts & Novelties 

Tropicana Gifts & Novelties
Image from Victor Fan

Address: 123 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2G7, Canada
Contact details: +1 403-264-8646
Operating hours:

  • Monday to Saturday – 11 AM to 5 PM 
  • Sunday – 1 PM to 5 PM 

If shirts are what you’re looking for, Tropicana GIfts & Novelties is tailor-made for you. They have a wide assortment of designs available, even the ones you don’t expect to see.

This treasure trove of unexpected gems offer shirts from metal bands aside from the diverse collection of Canada-related designs. 

Aside from shirts, they also have some postcards and other interesting knicknacks. 

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