Nicest devices: Electronics shops in Calgary

Whether your shopping list includes electronic devices for work tasks, school assignments or home entertainment, top tech gear is available in abundance. Shop around for state-of-the-art electronics at these city stores.

Apple Chinook Centre

6455 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, AB T2H 0K8

From Apple Watches to iPads, Apple Store in Chinook Centre carries all the hottest Apple communications gadgetry. Electronically savvy staff members are always on hand to walk you through the setup process and the basic beeps and boops of new tech gear. Also check out the shop's many digital learning sessions.

Visions Electronics

9950 MacLeod Trail S, Calgary, AB T2J 3K9

Visions carries all sorts of electronics starting with TVs, computers and stereo gear. It also stocks just about everything else from digital cameras and accompanying accessories to cell phones, GPS units and radar detectors. The shop also offers professional DJ and audio equipment.

WestWorld Computers Ltd.

111-903 8th Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0P7

If Apple is your preferred digital environment, visit West World for a serious Mac attack. Find iMacs, MacBooks, iPads and iPods plus Apple accessories that include wireless keyboards, headphones, bags and carrying cases for various devices as well as Wi-Fi base stations. For a fee, trained staff members are available for personal device tutorials.

Vistek Calgary

430-10816 MacLeod Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2J 5N8

Vistek Calgary stores are located downtown and in Willow Park. This well-stocked camera shop features all the digital photo and video gear professional and hobby photographers require. It also carries photo-related electronic gear such as digital displays, LCD monitors, printers and memory cards.

Best Buy

901 17th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2T 0A4

You’re never more than a hop, skip and jump away from a Best Buy home furnishings and electronics mart. Visit the 17th Avenue Southwest store for a massive array of laptops, tablets, e-readers, desktop computers and monitors as well as anti-virus, media editing and accounting software packages. Also shop for cell phones, cameras and camcorders.

The Source

345-751 3rd Street SW, Calgary, AB T2P 4K8

If it’s a digital device you’re after, you’ll likely find it at The Source. Not to be confused with the snowboard and skate shop of the same name, this electronics giant features numerous city locations including Calgary Eaton Centre, Chinook Centre and Marlborough Mall. The shop carries PC desktop and laptop computers plus Mac accessories. Also check out tablets and e-readers, cell phones, iPods and cameras as well as gaming gear.


6455 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, AB T2H 0K8

Located in Chinook Centre, Microsoft Store carries Windows phones and laptop and desktop PCs including Microsoft Surface tablets and gaming laptops. No matter where you purchased your rig, receive free PC malware and virus removal when you bring in your computer. Also trade in old devices for Microsoft gift cards. Ask about student discounts.


1215 9th Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0H9

An office supply warehouse chain with multiple Calgary stores, a Staples outlet can likely be found very near your home. The shop’s considerable tech gear selection includes new and refurbished PC desktop computers as well as iMacs. Also find tablets, e-readers, major-brand DSLR cameras and cell phones.

With eating local being the biggest restaurant food trend ever, home cooks have turned to the city’s butcher shops to supply cuts of Alberta beef, pork, lamb, chicken and game for their own cuisine adventures. A number of excellent meat boutiques carry a wide variety of cuts, locally produced and otherwise.
Generally following a mantra of “made, baked or grown in Alberta,” Calgary farmers’ markets transform shopping and grocery getting into an adventure. As well as specialty foods, endless kiosks and counters carry locally produced arts, crafts, clothing and accessories plus an array of natural health products.
Sweet and universally loved, chocolate is one treat we can all agree on. Lucky for you, Calgary’s chocolate boutiques carry a huge variety of premium selections.
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