Didsbury Advantage

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Didsbury Advantage

Welcome to a town steeped in history, paving the way for the future. A town that has everything to offer from its historic brick laden downtown, making it a goldmine for the film & movie industry, to the future state-of-the-art diagnostic health care centre that will complement its already highly renowned health and wellness sector. Welcome to the Town of Didsbury!

With an “open for business” attitude, Didsbury welcomes you to consider locating or relocating here to start your commercial or industrial dream venture. Whatever the size of your business or your family, Didsbury can accommodate all of your needs. 

Note, we are part of Telus’ PureFibre internet network making us globally connected.

Publications 

Invest in Alberta, 2022 - Didsbury spotlight

Canadian History Ehx Podcast  

Location 

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Mountain View County, 40 minutes north of Calgary with Red Deer just 45 minutes further north, Didsbury finds itself conveniently nestled on Highway 2A, just west of Queen Elizabeth II Highway, a major thoroughfare in the Edmonton-Calgary corridor. Although Didsbury is considered rural, its proximity to larger markets makes it an enviable location for businesses to grow and prosper and for families, young and old, to establish roots. 

With so many well-established businesses already calling Didsbury home, why not visit us today and get in on the action? 

  • Located right on the Calgary-Edmonton highway corridor, halfway between the cities of Red Deer and Calgary which provides key access to a diverse trading region
  • 6 minutes to the major transportation connector Highway 2 
  • 40 minutes to the Calgary International Airport
  • 45 minutes to either downtown Calgary or Red Deer
  • Less than an hour to the great Canadian Badlands to the east or the beautiful Rocky Mountains to the west.

Lifestyle

Wandering through Didsbury, you will discover a variety of amenities, services and conveniences beggingthe question, “Why am I not living and working here?” 

Didsbury boasts a full-service hospital, four schools, a museum, a library, a campground, recreational facilities such as a swimming pool, hockey/skating and curling rinks, a skateboard park, a golf course, many baseball diamonds, and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Downtown offers a unique walk through history as the Town continues to preserve the historical buildings and focus on maintaining its heritage through effective design for new buildings. You will find a brewery amongst quaint boutique shops, restaurants and coffee shops. And the list goes on. Together with the playgrounds, parks & pathway network, there’s no excuse for its 5800+ residents to not get out and stretch their legs. And we can’t forget about the many local events such as the Trade Expo, Vintage Car Show, Annual Rodeo, Country Christmas and Days of Yore that draw close to 2000 visitors annually.




Community Development

Didsbury is a vibrant town. We’re focused on advancing diversity and inclusion efforts as well as enhancing the local quality of life. In addition, our organization has taken a leadership role in accelerating development in the downtown core as well as adding amenities to enhance the quality of life of our residence and visitors alike!  Please check out our Community Profile (click here).

Summary of what Didsbury offers:

  • PureFibre Internet    
  • A library
  • A museum
  • A hospital - Didsbury District Health Services Hospital 
  • Seniors Care homes offering assisted living for seniors 
  • Daycares
  • 4 local schools offering education from grades K-12 
  • Christian and Catholic school in close proximity 
  • Post-Secondary in close proximity
  • A 9 hole golf course
  • An aquatic Centre
  • Two arena Surfaces
  • A curling Rink
  • A community Hall
  • A campground
  • 6 softball/baseball diamonds
  • A skateboard Park 
  • 13 parks & playgrounds
  • Pathways 
  • Safety for your family
  • Parking (lots of parking)

Visit us and make friends or stay and become part of our Didsbury family!