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Calgary Stampede

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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...more
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1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2K8, Canada
Southwest Calgary
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This truly is the greatest outdoor show on earth!!! It’s a full on fair / carnival with tons of games and rides. Fantastic shopping in the BMO building too. But the heartbeat of the stampede is the afternoon rodeo and nightly chuck wagon races!! If...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 882staceyq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THE BEST OUTDOOR SHOW EVER. GET A 2 DAY TICKET WITH BOOKED SEATS.Get there early before the show begins the show ground is fantastic with at least 2 hours entertainment before the show proper begins, go hungry and thirsty, there's lots to get stuck into....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank frank m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every year Calgary is home the the Calgary Stampede, an exhibition and contest that is well known around the world. For a great taste of the west, this is the place to be. Get yer boots and hat on and see you at the grounds......More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ralph D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always fun! Great new foods and things to do, but every year it gets more and more expensive. Drink before you go... eat a light meal before you go, and just try a few samples of food. It costs A LOT. Payment to get in,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FoodEm
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

They call it the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth and they aren’t kidding! It’s 10 days of pure fun! Our city really gets into the Stampede! You can find all kinds of free breakfasts and lunches plus all kinds of fun! The stampede it self...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alanna J
Reviewed January 27, 2019

10 times at the Stampede over the last 30 years and never had a bad time. Too much diversity in shows and events not to find something appealing no matter your mood upon arriving. Lively with it's roaming Bands spontaneously surprising the crowds with a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BigECalgary
Reviewed January 7, 2019

The Calgary Stampede is a wonderful family event. Billed as the largest outdoor Rodeo in the world and will not disappoint. There a numerous events on the site for the family that includes contact and exposure to may animals along wit western culture, creative fair...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 25, 2018

I organized my trip to Canada all around the Calgary Stampede which was my very last stop before flying home the next day. It was a great end to an awesome holiday. I went to the afternoon rodeo events, not the evening show. It takes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite things about living in Calgary! Stampede every year, it never disappoints! Lots of things to do while here! Great shows, entertainment, food choices, and rides.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kmariee
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Having visited the Calgary Stampede during my youth, I was unsure what to expect 30 years afterward.... it was better than ever! The variety of activities going on at any given time allows visitors to be as busy or relaxed as they choose. The draft...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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March 16, 2019|
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Response from LeeShe C | Reviewed this property |
I would encourage you to look for seats in the middle of the grandstand... close enough to take in all the action and far enough back to get protection from the sun.... or rain! (It can and does happen!)
March 6, 2019|
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Response from Kari P | Reviewed this property |
Hi - you can book anywhere in the seating to see the shows - as noted sitting up higher to be I. The shade is better for the rodeo at daytime - for the evening show it it not as critical, the stage is pulled out for the show... More
February 9, 2019|
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Response from Cathy H | Reviewed this property |
All seats the best for night show. For afternoon select at least 5 rows up on 2nd trier seating. You can click on seats and see the view and it tells you which rows are shaded.