Construction began on the 190.8-metre structure on Feb. 19, 1967. It opened it's doors to the public on June 30, 1968
The Calgary Tower is celebrating its 52nd birthday on Tuesday June 30 and to mark the occasion, officials say it will be showing off with a special light display.
Calgarians have until 11:30 p.m. Sunday night to choose the colors for the display.
Calgary Tower turns 52 years young on June 30th! To celebrate we'll use our LED lights to turn the Tower into the city's largest birthday cake! Help us decide on our birthday colours! #mycalgarytower #birthdaycake— Calgary Tower (@TheCalgaryTower) June 26, 2020