Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK : LOW
Calgary is a very safe city. It is ranked 10th on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous cities.
PICKPOCKETS RISK : LOW
There is nearly no pickpocket risk in Calgary. A few simple precautions will minimize your chances of being pick pocketed.
MUGGING RISK : LOW
Calgary is a safe city regarding mugging and kidnapping risks, although some urban areas are best to be avoided at night.
SCAMS RISK : LOW
There are virtually no scammers in Calgary.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK : LOW
Transports and taxis are generally very safe in Calgary.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK : LOW
Slight chance of overland flooding due to extreme rainfalls and some blizzard/snowstorm during winter.
TERRORISM RISK : LOW
Possible but unlikely.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK : LOW
Calgary is generally very safe for women travelers.
WHAT TO DO?
This is the business district where you will see a fast-moving side of the city during weekdays. A few blocks away from the downtown, to the north, you can find lively neighborhoods during the weekend if you stay in that area like the Eau Claire Market, Chinatown, and Prince’s Island where you can catch a few of Calgary’s summer festivals.