You never forget your first Stampede

The Calgary Stampede defines Calgary’s character. Western hospitality shines like the plate-sized belt buckles our fair citizens wear for ten days in July. Don your cowboy duds and mosey on down to the Stampede Park.

Looking for thrills?

  • Freestyle Extreme Motocross with daring high flying riders
  • Cowboy Up Challenge is a multi-faceted equestrian event
  • Rodeo with six major events daily in the afternoon
  • Chuckwagon Races, the roar of the wagons nightly
  • Coca Cola stage, daily with world class acts
  • Saddledome concerts with headlining performers

Looking for a great day out for the family? 

  • BMO Kids Zone with the Calgary Circus School
  • Midway Rides, whatever your heart and stomach can stand
  • Young Canadians Grandstand Show including fireworks
  • Draft Horse Town, meet the horses behind the history
  • Stampede Market, something for everyone
  • Rope Square pancake breakfast everyday except Parade Day and Sunday during Stampede
  • International Youth Livestock Show with over 250 competitors

Want to get to know the history of our city and the Rodeo culture a little better?

  • Barn Tours to learn about the livestock and grain industries
  • Western Oasis, selected wine and food pairings daily, a place to relax
  • Indian Village, experience the Treaty 7 First Nations cultures


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