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Welcome to Lethbridge! With an average of 320 days of sunshine each year and one of the warmest winters in the western provinces, there is plenty of opportunity to enjoy all that this city and region has to offer. Whether it’s a convention for hundreds or a more intimate meeting for a few, Lethbridge is a bright choice to host your next convention, meeting or event.

A mid-sized city of nearly 95,000 people, Lethbridge is located in the southern part of Alberta, Canada. The geographic location means close proximity to world class ski resorts in the Canadian Rockies, majestic national parks, the vibrant city of Calgary and the U.S. border.

Lethbridge is bisected by the Oldman River, creating valley parkland with scenic coulees and a breathtaking view of the CP Rail High Level Bridge – the highest and longest viaduct bridge construction in the world. More than 70 parks and 200 kilometers of walking and running trails create an opportunity for you to get out and explore. You can also enjoy the outdoors at one of our championship golf courses, award-winning Japanese gardens and the unique urban escape at our nature centre located just minutes from downtown.

In fact, our walkable downtown is filled with rich culture and unique arts and shopping opportunities along with a variety of local cuisine for you to savour. Lethbridge also boasts two modern post-secondary institutions which add to the vibrant campus culture of this community.

Getting Here

Lethbridge is located in the southern portion of the western province of Alberta, Canada and is the centre of a trading area that serves approximately 275,000 people in Alberta, British Columbia and the State of Montana.

Located only one hour north of the Alberta-Montana border, Lethbridge is closer to the U.S. market than any other city in Alberta. Lethbridge is also easily accessible to major hubs across Western Canada by road and air. Our proximity to the Foothills of the Rocky Mountains also places us within an hour’s drive to spectacular national parks, UNESCO World Heritage sites and other major attractions.

 

By Air:
Direct Flights are available with Air Canada to the Lethbridge Airport from Calgary and with Integra Air from Edmonton. 
By Bus: Bus transportation options include Greyhound and Red Arrow from Lethbridge to Calgary with connections to Red Deer, Edmonton and Fort McMurray.
By Car: Transportation options include major highway connections including AB-2 (Queen Elizabeth II Hwy) and Highway #1 (TransCanada).
Flight Time:
  • Lethbridge to Edmonton 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Lethbridge to Calgary 45 minutes
Drive Time:
  • Lethbridge to Waterton 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Lethbridge to Calgary 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Lethbridge to Red Deer 4 hours
  • Lethbidge to Banff 4 hours
  • Lethbridge to Edmonton 5 hours
  • Lethbridge to Jasper 7 hours 40 minutes


 



 

 


Economic Development Lethbridge
308 Stafford Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada   T1J 2L1

Phone: (403) 331-0022
Fax: (403) 331-0202
Toll Free: 1-800-332-1801

E-Mail: info@chooselethbridge.ca

Investment Inquiries Contact:
Heather McIntosh-Rivera, Director
Business Development & Operations

Phone: (403) 331-0022
E-Mail: heather@chooselethbridge.ca

Convention & Events Contact:
Erin Crane, Director
Meeting, Event & Partnership Development

Phone: (403) 331-0022
E-Mail: erin@chooselethbridge.ca

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