17th Avenue Retail & Entertainment District


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17th Avenue Retail & Entertainment District

This district of 17th Avenue, also called The Red Mile, is a good destination for those who are looking for fashion accessories: here you can find boutiques selling scarves and ties, jewelry, eyewear, but also stores selling music equipment and Indian carpets. There are plenty of bars and cafes as well if you need a quick stop.


To make the most out of your shopping experience in Calgary, it's best to keep a few hot spots in mind. Downtown hosts a couple of malls as well as 8 Avenue Southwest, where you'll find a great number of stores. The Red Mile, in 17 Avenue Southwest, is where you want to go for clothes and apparel, while Fourth Street caters more to those looking for home furnishing and fashion items. If you want to buy something more locally-sourced, Inglewood would be your best bet, with its boutiques and antique stores.