The Cochrane Guide

Civic Partnership

Cochrane Civic Partnership

Cochrane Tourism Association is a proud, official Civic Partner of the Town of Cochrane

Mission Statement

Cochrane Tourism will endeavour to promote Cochrane through the encouragement and facilitation of events, promotions and campaigns to raise the awareness of Cochrane as an outstanding, innovative and exciting visitor destination. This assignment will be achieved in conjunction with other organizations, groups, and levels of government with full cooperation and integrity. (February 2007)
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Cochrane Is Christmas Town
Cochrane Christmas Town 2014

Come enjoy the holiday season in Cochrane and
enjoy these special offers and events.

Holiday Getaway Rates

Days Inn & Suites
403 932 5588 | 1 877 932 5588
5 Westside Drive |
King Jacuzzi Suite + a bottle of Bubbly | $129 + tax. Bring your skates for a moonlit skate on Mitford Pond behind the hotelAdvance reservations required. Subject to availability
No cash value | Quote code CTA1
Reservations must be made directly with hotel

Ramada Inn
403 932 6355 | 1 866 860 8846
10 Westside Drive |

10% off, late check out and Tim Horton’s gift card
Advance reservations required.
Subject to availability | No cash value 
Reservations must be made directly with hotel


Say: "Cochrane is Christmas Town" and receive 10% off.

  • 10% off on regular priced merchandise at participating Cochrane Tourism Retail Members and
  • 10% off entrees at participating Cochrane Tourism Restaurant Members (excluding Christmas parties)
Offers will be valid until December 24th. 
Discount can only be redeemed once by a customer at each participating business.

Participating Businesses

Cochrane Home Treasures
#10 118 1st Avenue West

Home Quarter Mercantile
216 1st Street West
(Discount not valid on furniture)

Legacy Guitar & Coffee House
214 1st Street West
(Valid for retail merchandise only)

Olive ‘R Twist Bistro & Bar
205 1st Street West

Poor David's
305 1st Street West

Schooners On First 
416 1st Street West 

Texas Gate Steakhouse at Rockyview Hotel
304 1st Street West
(Discount offered in Steakhouse, not Saloon)

The Heavenly Outhouse
312 1st Street West

The Paisley Boutique
#23, 312 5th Avenue West

The Rustic Olive
#111 519- 1st Street West.
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The Vintage Verandah
#7 122 4th Avenue West


Seasonal Events

November 21, 2015: Cochrane Light Up
January 15-16, 2016: Annual Kimmett Cup


Cochrane Tourism

Located in the heart of Alberta cattle country and the Cowboy Trail, Cochrane is a recreation playground for families, adventure enthusiasts and those seeking rest and relaxation in a beautiful natural setting. Only 20 minutes from Calgary and less than an hour from Banff, with spectacular vistas of the rolling foothills and majestic Rocky Mountains, Cochrane combines a proud western heritage with all the modern conveniences required for a great vacation. From running events to rodeos, skateboarding or hiking through original ranch country, Cochrane has action for everyone. Spend the day enjoying quaint shops, boutiques, dining establishments and the most famous ice cream in Alberta. Or enjoy the talents of a number of recognized artisans, musicians and writers that call Cochrane home. For further information, which may not be provided on this website, please contact:

Hungry For Adventure!

Check back with us in spring 2016 for our new seasonal offers


Find out what's happening in Cochrane

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Escape the Big City!

Just 45 minutes from downtown Calgary (15 minutes from the NW city limits) you'll find your year-round Stomping Grounds. Off the beaten track, but with so much to offer. Visit the Town of Cochrane and Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park and discover the real magic of the Alberta Foothills.  Find out more about Your Stomping Grounds


The Historic Cochrane Ranche Site

The Historic Cochrane Ranche Site, the location of Alberta's first large scale livestock operation in 1881, is accessible year-round. It is a 136 acre public park with picnic tables, two fire pits, and an outdoor stage. The Historic Westerson Cabin is located in the Cochrane Ranche Historic Site at the junction of Hwy 1A and Hwy 22 and is the site of a variety of free cultural and heritage demonstrations occurring on Saturday mornings (late May to August) during the Farmers Market.

Downtown Visitor Information Centre

The Historic Downtown Cochrane Visitor Information Centre is located at 209-2nd Avenue West. It is open from the May long weekend to Labour Day, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday to Friday and 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Saturday and Sunday. Tourism information, public washrooms, and Cochrane souvenirs are available here. (403-851-2960)

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