Downtown Calgary


If you have any questions or concerns please contact: 

Arrow Right

Display & Activation permits (Including Stampede)

For businesses on Stephen Avenue and Barclay Mall who would like to showcase their community spirit with western decor or performances, please note that you will require necessary permits through coordination with the CDA's Pedestrian Mall Manager.

ApplyArrow Right


Construction Permits

We issue permits for Construction on Stephen Avenue and Barclay Mall. Applications are to be completed ONLINE. Applications MUST be submitted a minimum of four (4) weeks prior to the commencement of work.

ApplyArrow Right


Busking Permit

Downtown Calgary is currently recruiting performers (musical and non-musical) for the busking program on Stephen Avenue and Barclay. This includes special events for 2022.

ApplyArrow Right


Stephen Avenue Temporary Patios & Outdoor Cafes - Summer 2022

The Calgary Downtown Association is pleased to be able to offer a Patio & Outdoor Cafe Program during the summer months of 2022.

ApplyArrow Right


Vehicle Access Permit

Apply for Vehicle Access Permits for Stephen Avenue.

ApplyArrow Right


Photography & Film Permits

We issue permits for filming and photography on Stephen Avenue. All applications are done through Calgary Economic Development and reviewed in conjunction to assure the usage will not be abusive of our pedestrian experience or family-friendly positioning.

ApplyArrow Right

Be the first to know

Get the latest on events and what’s happening downtown, right in your inbox!