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The Best Locations for Engagement Photos In and Around Calgary

Whether you want a more woodsy or urban vibe are looking for a historic building or somewhere a little quirkier, these locations are some of the best options for your engagement photos.



Photograph By Jennifer Dorozio

 

Engagement photos are important. Not only can they be tangible memories from a special season of life, but they are often used for wedding invitations, thank you cards and to humble-brag about your union on social media (let's be honest).

If you are still debating where to get your photos taken in and around Calgary, this list will help you to narrow down the options.


 

Woodsy locations

 

Bowness Park

8900 48 Ave. N.W.

 

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Edworthy Park

5050 Spruce Dr. S.W.

 

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Fish Creek Provincial Park

15979 Bow Bottom Trail S.E.

 

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Griffith Woods

160 Discovery Ridge Blvd. S.W.

 

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Inglewood Bird Sanctuary

2425 9 Ave. S.E.

 

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McHugh Bluff

Crescent Rd. N.W. & Centre St. N.

 

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The Saskatoon Farm

80181 338 Ave. E., De Winton, Alta.

 

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Urban locations

 

Alforno Cafe and Bakery, exterior and interior

222 7 St. S.W.

 

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The Bow "Wonderland" head sculpture

500 Centre St. S.

 

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National Music Centre

840 4 St. S.E.

 

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Plant, front courtyard

1327 9 Ave. S.E.

 

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SAIT Parkade

1301 16 Ave. N.W.

 

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Simmons Building

618 Confluence Way S.E.

 

Stephen Avenue

Along 8 Ave. S.W.

 

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Historic locations

 

Bow Valley Ranche, Fish Creek Provincial Park

15979 Bow Bottom Trail S.E.

 

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Town of De Winton, train tracks, grain mill and abandoned train

(permission may be required in some areas)

Off of 101 Centre Street, De Winton, Alta.

 

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Central Memorial Park and Memorial Public Library

1221 2 St. S.W.

 

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Hudson's Bay, exterior archways

200 8 Ave. S.W.

 

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Lougheed House, exterior and gardens

707 12 Ave. S.W.

 

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Reader Rock Garden

325 25 Ave. S.E.

 

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Rundle Ruins

619-1A9, 623 12 Ave. S.E.

 

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Quirky locations

 

East Village Junction

Along 4th St. and 8th Ave. S.E.

 

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East Village Riverwalk Murals

Along Riverfront Ave. 

 

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The Hanger Flight Museum

4629 McCall Way N.E.

 

Peace Bridge

Between 8 & 9 St. N.W. off Memorial Drive N.W., through Eau Claire Park S.W.

 

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Luke's Drug Mart, "Be Cubed" mural wall

112 4 St. N.E.

 

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Village Ice Cream, exterior

431 10 Ave. S.E.

 

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Zoo, various locations including butterfly and penguin exhibits

210 St. George's Drive N.E.

 


Watery locations

 

Glenmore Reservoir 

South Glenmore Park, Access 90 Ave. & 24 St. S.W.Glenmore Park, access 90 Ave. & 24 St. S.W.

 

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St. Patrick's Island Park

1300 Zoo Rd. N.E.

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