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August 9 to 11, 2019
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The Ninth Annual Edition of When Words Collide

Festival Location

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WestJet Discount for WWC Festival Attendees

WestJet is offering the When Words Collide Festival attendees a discount on flights travelling from August 3 - 18, 2019. Book with our code, A9UM21F and receive 5% off Econo and 10% off Flex and Plus base fares for domestic travel, and 2% off Econo and 5% off Flex and 10% off Plus base fares for trans-border travel between Calgary and anywhere WestJet flies in North America. If booking through a travel agent, use code A9UM21F. To book online, visit https://www.westjet.com/en-ca/book-trip/groups-charters/convention-travel/

The Hotel

The Delta Calgary South Hotel is located on Southland Drive in Calgary, Alberta. Heritage Park and Fish Creek Park are only a few minutes away, and the Calgary International Airport is about 30 minutes by car. There are several shopping centres within walking distance of the hotel.

Calgary Map Showing the Location of When Words Collide at Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary South

Book a Hotel Room

The rooms at the Delta Calgary South Hotel fill up fast, so book your room early! Festival room rates of $159.00 to $179.00 per night ( plus taxes, you can read more information here) are available until July 7, 2019 (provided space is available).

You can book online or call 403-278-5050 (local calls only) or 1-888-236-2427 (North America). Mention "When Words Collide 2019 Festival" to get the festival rate. If you wish to reserve a suite, please call 403-225-8631 to check availability.

Note: If you require a wheelchair-accessible room, please email us after booking a room in the Atrium building so that we can work with the hotel to place your room on the main level.

On-Site Food

When looking for meals or a place to snack & chat, the Delta hotel offers a snack bar and seating area in the When Words Collide Merchants Corner, the Atrium Café for breakfast, Southland Yard (formerly Boomtown Pub & Patio) for lunch and dinner, and Sage & Co (formerly Bonaventure lounge) for family-friendly service.


Are you coming to Calgary for When Words Collide and want to make the most of the trip? Here is a list of several local places and activities that might dovetail with your literary interests and provide you with a richer experience.