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Calgary Stampede

1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2K8, Canada (Southwest Calgary)
403-261-0101
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Ranked #8 of 229 Attractions in Calgary
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Activities: Dining, Viewing foliage
Traveler Description: Stampede Park is best known as the location for the main events of the huge 10-day Calgary Exhibition and Stampede (or Calgary Stampede for short... more »
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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

To avoid if you do not like amusement parks with young overstrung teenagers who do not stop shouting t if you have no admission tickets for the rodeo. Some exhibitions of interest nothing more.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

we had a great time, the grounds are really fun, lots of good bands, beer gardens and rodeo shows! I have a been a few times, and its great fun every time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We took two days to explore the Stampede. Loved the Rodeo and the exhibits. We went to some exhibitions that we were not familiar with previously, such as "horse cutting" and learned a lot. Folks were very helpful and friendly. Food was the usual carnival type junk, and pretty pricey, so if you have a family you may want to... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Been there done it bought the cowboy hat....not a thing that I would rush back to. Went to chuck wagon race which was good the rodeo was fantastic, night show was a little disappointing. The actual grounds for the stampede is like a huge fair ground. Food trucks everywhere...great choice of food (scorpian pizza) good shows within the Saddle Dome.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Had a couple of great days here ,watched some shows spend sometime with my dad who came over for a holiday ,and met up with some cousins that i had not seen for 10 years plus.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Went to my first ever Stampede. It's massive and people certainly dressed up for it - gallon hats and boots (yes, in the heat). Tried poutine (am non Canadian), pulled pork and the corn wrapped with bacon (absolute yum). The chuck wagon races were exciting and nearly lost my voice in all the shouting encouraging the riders. Went to see... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We went for the 100th celebrations and it was a good day. Lots of food, rides and things to see. We did not see the horse races, turned out was maybe a good thing as there was a bad accident which horses were injured in

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Firstly I would like to say that for the money the stampede is excellent value with so much to see and so much going on. We were extra lucky as when we turned up the chuck wagon riders were signing autographs and allowing people to pose for photos with them. This didn't come with any extra charges and they were... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

General admission gets you into many interesting events such as Heavy Horse Pull, Super Dogs,Stampede show band, ART DISPLAYS. MIDWAY, cowboy poetry, entertainment etc

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I love everything about the Stampede! I don't attend the parade, but only because of my age & health which have slowed me down a bit and make me pick and choose the crowds I will join!!! However, I always watch the parade on TV, as well as all the events every night. I love the way everyone gets involved... More

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