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Calgary Stampede

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Neighbourhood: Southwest Calgary
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Address: 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2K8, Canada
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+1 403-261-0101
Event dates:
7 Jul 2017 - 16 Jul 2017
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

Every July, millions of people come to Calgary's Stampede Park to take part...

Every July, millions of people come to Calgary's Stampede Park to take part in one of the world's largest rodeos and other popular activities such as chuckwagon racing and agricultural shows. The event's origins date back to 1912, when American Guy Weadick, a successful trick roper, got support to host an event called "Stampede" to celebrate the "disappearing" Old West. Since then, the event has grown drastically and has evolved into a celebration of the Old West, while reflecting the modern, multicultural aspects of the city.

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Yeehaw It's Stampede Time! The City of Calgary puts on its’ party hat for 10 days in July.

The Calgary Stampede is a celebration of the cities western roots which takes place on the Stampede Grounds as well as all over the city. Calgary is alive with many events from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Calgary Stampede is a celebration of the cities western roots which takes place on the Stampede Grounds as well as all over the city. Calgary is alive with many events from free breakfasts to live music along with other western celebrations. If you want to party this is the place to be. The grounds offer entertainment for the whole... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Mardi Gras for Urban or Rural Cowboys / Cowgirls. The most fun you'll have with your boots on. Including the Worlds most prestigious rodeo, Chuckwagon Racing, and world class entertainment. Starts first Friday in July.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Get 'standing room' only tickets (last minute of course) and either watch at ground level or (take the elevator) to the top of the Grandstand and see the chuckwagon races from a higher prospective.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very much fun stuff, some gambling, dog show is the best. Hope they have more chairs reserved for seniors as my mother often get tired because of knee problems and yes some seniors does not like to sit in wheelchair. Food is not on the top of my plate cause we are all vegetarians and most stuff they sell in... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

WOW talk about gouging. I have never felt more ripped off in my life. Every year the prices go up exponentially and it's so not worth it for a local. I say local because if you are coming out of town specifically to see this rodeo $hit show then you are probably expecting to be overcharged and if not well,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having lived here since 2008, it took me years to finally attend Calgary Stampede - and solely because: (1) my husband had been wanting to go, (2) some friends wanted us to go with them, and (3) I figured we should attend it at least once. You're bound to find something to do... from rides, to games, to food/drinks, to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For ten days in July somewhere in the city there will be a free pancake breakfast. Most likely in more than one place. The city gets dressed up. People wear western dress. Stores banks and malls go western. Free food abounds. Every day there is a different theme at the stampede grounds - seniors get in free on Tuesday. The... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were invited to a white hat award reception and dinner at the Lazy S and the venue, customer service and food were absolutely top notch. Prime rib, sushi, flatbread and so much more! Well done!!

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Phil M, Digital Marketing Lead at Calgary Stampede, responded to this review

Hi Tracy, We are so happy to hear that you had a great time at the Lazy S during the White Hat Award Reception! Thank you for sharing your positive experience. We hope to see you at Stampede 2017 this summer! Phil Moad Digital Marketing Lead Calgary Stampede More 

Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids love it and many many things to do. Nice western culture lots fun activities, nice show and great variety of foods.

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Calgary Alberta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this stampede and have been going for over 30 years minus some when we didn't live in Alberta. Love the rodeo especially...buy tickets on the beautiful dream home and always tour the inside. Baby donuts are a must. Hot fresh and delicious. Weadickville for sausage on a bun. Mckays ice cream cones. Listening to the music bands. Checking out... More 

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