What is the Calgary Tower?
The Calgary Tower is Calgary’s most recognized landmark. Along with the Calgary Stampede, it is the city’s most popular tourist attraction and is visited by over 500,000 people a year.
The Calgary Tower opened on June 30, 1968 and stands at 626 feet (191 meters) above the downtown core. This landmark building is Calgary’s most identifiable location and one of the city's most popular tourist attractions. It also offers a 360° view of the city, the Rocky Mountains, and the prairies.
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Where is the Calgary Tower located?
The Calgary Tower is located at 120 – 10th Avenue SW, and stands tall in the middle of 9th Avenue and 10th Avenue just between 1st Street SW and Macleod Trail SE. Parking at the Calgary Tower is easy to find by using the Palliser Parkade.
Notable Landmarks Nearby
When you arrive at the Calgary Tower, you are within steps of some of downtown Calgary's most notable buildings and landmarks. Spend an entire day visiting the sites nearby, and then enjoy a fantastic meal at one of the many nearby restaurants. Come well rested and ready to explore all that the area has to offer you.
The Calgary Tower is within a 5 minute walk to the notable Stephen Avenue outdoor mall. Stephen Avenue Mall is Calgary’s one and only historic pedestrian mall, and provides a year-round pedestrian experience with the finest restaurants, cafés, pubs, bars, and shopping.
Buildings Located Adjacent to the Calgary Tower
115 and 131 – 9th Avenue SE
The Palliser complex includes quality restaurants such as Sky 360 Restaurant, and Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Other high quality offerings also include Waves Coffee House, Lunchbox Theatre, Tourism Calgary, and Avis Rental Cars.
Fairmont Palliser Hotel
133 - 9th Avenue SW
Welcome to Canada's most dynamic city and Calgary's premier hotel. Centrally located in downtown Calgary, Fairmont Palliser is conveniently situated near the city's business and financial district, and is within walking distance to the city's most exciting retail shopping, arts, culture, and entertainment venues.
Calgary's friendly spirit, coupled with the city's vibrant urban ambience makes for a metropolis of wonderful contrasts. Set in the heart of the city, Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark, and offers distinctive accommodation in elegant surroundings.
A History of Hospitality
Since June 1, 1914, the Fairmont Palliser has been the city's premier address. It is also the cornerstone of Calgary's hospitality industry, and a landmark building that is rich in history and architecture. For more than a century, Fairmont Palliser has been the luxury Calgary hotel of choice to celebrate special occasions, and to welcome Royalty, celebrities, and visiting heads of states and nations from all around the world.
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125 – 9th Avenue SE
If you are coming to visit Schlumberger Canada, Meloche Monnex or Olympia Financial Group, then you are at the right place.
Palliser One fronts onto 9th Avenue, which is a major thoroughfare for traffic in and out of downtown Calgary. With Macleod Trail immediately to the east, access to the airport, major roads, and other popular destinations is direct and convenient.
The building is also serviced by multiple Calgary Transit routes, and the LRT line is just two blocks north.
One block north is the famed Stephen Avenue Mall. There are numerous shops, merchants, and restaurants, making shopping and dining quick and pleasurable. Premier civic amenities, including Olympic Plaza, Theatre Calgary, the Centre for Performing Arts, the Telus Convention Centre, and the Glenbow Museum, are also just a short distance away.
140 – 10th Avenue SE
Palliser South is a 19 storey, AA class office building located on the corner of 10th Avenue and 1st Street SE. This building is just three blocks south from The Bow, and the centre of the growing downtown business district. Construction on Palliser South was completed in 2010.
The cantilevered office tower design has floor plates commencing at 10,785 square feet on the 3rd floor and increasing to 21,767 square feet on the 19th floor, making the building attractive to larger size companies in Calgary.
Where do you park when visiting the Calgary Tower?
When you visit the Calgary Tower, parking is easy to find at the Palliser Parkade. The Palliser Parkade is located at 140-10th Avenue SW.
This parkade consists of 1,398 above ground, covered parking stalls. Impark provides the parking management of the Palliser Parkade, and the Impark office is conveniently close. You can find the Impark office in the Palliser Annex at 112-10th Avenue SE, and it is open from 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.
For parking related inquiries please contact Impark by calling (403) 299-7275 Ext 2.
The Palliser parking facility is bright, easy to navigate to, and will get you on your way to your destination faster. Park easier with less stress, and no trying to find an on-street parking space. Also when you park here, you don't worry about time restrictions. You can even leave your vehicle overnight with confidence should you need to be responsible and take alternative transportation home after a night out in downtown Calgary.
Palliser Parkade Features
Parking at the Palliser Parkade provides easy access to the Calgary Tower and any of the adjacent properties such as Palliser One, Palliser South or Tower Centre, and you will have access to many additional amenities.
The Palliser Parkade has 24 hours per day security teams who patrol the parkade as well as all access points such as elevator lobbies and stairwell access areas. Security desks are located in the main entrance lobbies of Palliser One and Palliser South. Personnel on site are all available to ask how to navigate to your destination.
Safe Walk Program
If you work in any of the properties mentioned above, or are just visiting the property, the Palliser Security Team offers all Tenants and Visitors the Safe Walk Program. This means access to a security guard who will walk you safely from your office to your vehicle, and you can even arrange for a safe walk from your office to the Calgary Transit CTrain line on 7th Avenue.
Arrange your safe walk by calling (403) 781-8505.
Parker Pete Vehicle Assistance
The Parker Pete vehicle assist program provides timely service response to Impark customers needing help with their vehicle while parking at the Palliser Parkade. Should you need assistance, simply call us toll-free at: 1-877-771-7383
Please tell the Parker Pete Operator that you are parked at Lot 6, the Palliser Parkade. All calls received will be coordinated by our staff – with service performed by an authorized third-party. The Parker Pete program offers the following complimentary services to Impark customers:
Source by Impark.
Palliser Parkade Level Directory & Wayfinding
Calgary Plus 15 Skywalk
The Palliser Parkade is connected to Calgary's unique Plus 15 and Plus 30 networks.
Grab your Calgary +15 Skywalk Map to view the hours of operation and location of all the +15 walkways.
Calgary's +15 Skywalk is a public pedestrian walkway system that links buildings throughout Downtown and provides alternative routes for pedestrians to numerous and varied destinations.
Public access through private buildings enables pedestrians to travel in weather-protected walkways. At approximately 15 feet above the street level, you can stay warm and walk to your destination. The +15 concept was intended to improve Downtown, providing additional pedestrian space and facilities, and with no expense to the taxpayer.
Source by the City of Calgary: https://www.calgary.ca/Transportation/Roads/Documents/Road-Maintenance/Plus-15-Skywalk-network-map.pdf
Palliser Pakade Elevator Directory
Directories can be found in the elevator lobbies, and will help you determine which direction that you need to ride the elevator in order to find your destination.
Our wayfinding signage on each level has unique level graphics that will help you remember what level you parked on.
How do I enter the Palliser Parkade?
Parking entrances are indicated with stars on the map and are located on 9 Avenue SW, 10 Avenue SW, and 10 Avenue SE. The Palliser Parkade has a maximum height clearance of 6 feet 4 inches
When you arrive, just press the flashing button located on the entrance station at the parking gate. The gate arm will go up once you remove the ticket and you can then proceed into the parkade and park in any non-reserved stall.
Remember: Please take your ticket with you to pay at a Pay Station before returning to your vehicle.
How do I exit the Palliser Parkade?
When you are returning to your vehicle, take your parking entry ticket to a Pay Station and follow the posted instructions.
Once you have paid for parking or used a validated parking ticket at the Pay Station, remember to remove the validated ticket and take it with you. Return to your vehicle, drive to the exit gate, and insert the validated ticket into the parking exit station at the parking gate. The gate will rise and you can exit the lot.
Validated parking tickets can be used at the exit gate for 15 minutes after payment is made at a Pay Station.
How Much Does It Cost to Park at the Calgary Tower?
Hourly & Daily Parking Rates
$8 per hour
$13 6am-6pm (Enter before 9am)
$6 flat 6pm-6am
$6 flat 6am-6pm
* In the event that our rates here differ from the posted rates at the Palliser Parkade, the posted rates at the lot will be deemed correct.
Monthly Parking Rates & Special Promotions
Cheap Parking Special
Sign-up today for this limited space offer by calling 403-299-7275 Ext 2 or use the form on the right side of this page to contact us.
Alternatively, you can visit us and sign up at Impark today!
To qualify for the Cheap Parking Special offer, please reference our special sign-up code: F231743892
360 Degree View of the Palliser Parkade Rooftop Parking Area
Some browsers may take a minute to load the 360 View player. When loaded, just use the zoom controls on screen (+ or -). You can also left click with your mouse anywhere in the player and hold your left button to drag the viewfinder to see more of the rooftop parking area.
How Do I Pay for Parking at the Palliser Parkade?
The parkade has two parking areas situated on the property, and you can choose to park in the West or East sections of the parkade. In each area, you will find the following Pay Station locations:
Palliser East Parkade
Pay Station Name
Pay Station Location
Plus 15 East
Ground floor by the Parkade Elevator
Plus 15 Walkway, next to the Level 2 Elevator
Plus 30 Walkway
Credit Card Only
Cash & Credit Card
Cash & Credit Card
Palliser West Parkade
Pay Station Name
Pay Station Location
Level 3 West
Level 4 West
Ground floor by the Calgary Tower Entrance
Level 3 Elevator Lobby
Level 4 Elevator Lobby
Cash & Credit Card
Cash & Credit Card
Cash & Credit Card
Palliser Parkade Pay Station Photo Tour
Need More Calgary Parking Options?
If you haven't found a cheap parking Calgary facility that works for you, we have two options for you.
1. Complete the form on the upper right hand side of this page or Request a Rate from us. It's easy. Tell us where you want to park and our team will get back to you with other possible options to help you.
2. You can always check with Impark Calgary to search their inventory and see what promotions they might be offering at this time.