Consult a cobbler: Shoe repair shops in Calgary

We put our shoes through a lot in Calgary, from the ice and slush of winter to the dust and heat of summer. Inevitably, they require care and repair. Rather than retire your favourite footwear once it’s a bit worn, visit these shops where professional, experienced cobblers will get them looking brand new.

Alpine Shoe Service

1225 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, AB T2N 3P8

Many Calgary shoe stores – including Gravity Pope – refer their customers to Alpine Shoe Repair in Kensington for shoe-repair services. Highly regarded for its craftsmanship, the shop is open for drop-offs Wednesday through Friday.

Conti's Biker Shop & Shoe Repair

2101 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, AB T2E 3M4

This shoe repair service is located within Conti’s Biker Shop on Edmonton Trail Northeast in Bridgeland. Since 1985, Conti’s has been repairing all kinds of men’s and women’s shoes as well as leather items such as belts and purses. Take your shoes in for a thorough assessment and quote, and maybe leave with a killer new leather jacket, too.

Stampede Boot & Clothing Co

5327 2 St SW, Calgary, AB T2H 0G8

Family-owned Stampede Boot & Clothing has been making some of the country’s best custom cowboy boots since 1977, so it only makes sense that it’s also one of the city’s top shoe repair shops. Come in and get your boots lookin’ shiny at its huge store on the Manchester Industrial side of Macleod Trail Southwest. And grab some Western wear to match while you’re at it.

Ace Shoe Care

325 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 0A5

This shop in the Beltline neighbourhood just south of downtown is quick and convenient with great prices. Open until 7 pm on weekdays, Ace is handy for after work drop-offs. The shop also does key cutting and clothing alterations. For instance, have your pants hemmed so your jeans don’t cover up your newly rejuvenated shoes.

Fishman's Personal Care Cleaners

150C-1600 90 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2V 5A8

Fishman’s has been around for more than 70 years and with 10 locations, you can find one in every corner of the city. Convenient for downtown workers, its The Bow office tower location offers shoe shines for that big meeting and the application of a protective coating to seal out winter salt and snow.

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