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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 yesterday 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 5 days ago

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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Reviewed 6 days ago

what a fantastic experience and a great day out. The whole week was fabulous, including the free Sheryl Crow concert.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabolous place . I love Canada and Calgary! The weather is so good, the landscapes are amazing! My favorite place!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank esterz93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent hours in the Agrium building looking at livestock. Top notch facility with exceptional animal welfare attention. Loved the rodeo and bull riding. All kinds of crazy midway foods to try. The BMO Center building has tonnes of vendors and artwork to see. Saw the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on this crawl and had the time of my life! Met so many awesome people, drank so much, and made memories that'll last a lifetime!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DarrenB1074
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

horse barns are number one. the other livestock is worth a visit. rodeo is great, grand stand show not so much. food is wierd.. go early, hot later in the day.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

It is good for a family and lots to see and do. Expensive though for food and drinks. Very busy and lots of big crowds.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

As a child my parents worked as games managers at the casino during the Stampede. For us, it meant buffering the summer fun money so we could go camping throughout the summer. Because of this I have always held the Stampede near and dear to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience at the Calgary Stampede. Located between the old Ag barns and the Nutrium Centre. Fully enjoyed the exhibits and the Draft Horses. You can get up close, pet and take pictures of these gentle giants.

Date of experience: July 2018
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November 8, 2018|
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Response from Kerrie B | Property representative |
We look forward to welcoming you to the Calgary Stampede next July. Tickets for Rodeo and the Evening Show include admission to the Park.
September 15, 2018|
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Response from BenLar137 | Reviewed this property |
There are several resources around to look for alternates. The World Professional Chuckwagon Association has its own website with a schedule, but I don't know how far ahead it nails things down. Also, the Professional... More
September 15, 2018|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
I would still recommend coming during the Stampede. It is our one event of the year. Banff is usually busy year round so it would still be a wonderful time to go. Have a great time whenever you choose to come to Calgary K... More
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Calgary airports (7 Replies)
I will be looking for a hotel near the Calgary airport on Sun July 8, unfortunately during the Calgary Stampede. Any recommendations? I have an early flight out on Mon. morning to Toronto. Thanks
May 17, 2007|
Response fromJudy_in_Calgary|
The only hotel INSIDE the airport complex is the Delta Calgary Airport Hotel. Here is a list of hotels that are located in the northeast quadrant of Calgary, in which the airport also is located: Best Western Airport Inn Best Western Port O'Call Coast Plaza Hotel Comfort Inn & Suites Country Inn & Suites Days Inn Calgary Airport Executive Royal Inn North Calgary Greenwood Inn Hampton Inn & Suites North Calgary Hilton Garden Inn Holiday...More
York, United Kingdom
Calgary stampede 2012 (2 Replies)
would like to plan to visit the stampede 2012. Any advice would be appreciated. Are the final days the busiest . I have been to a rodeo previously in El Paso but this I understand is the creme de creme any advise would be appreciated
August 11, 2011|
Response fromCountry_Wife|
Hi, Englandsixpence! I suggest you begin by reading the TripAdvisor Traveller Article, "Calgary Stampede - First-time Visitors": tripadvisor.com/Travel-g154913-c10714/Calgar… This article also has links to additional articles about various aspects of the Stampede. Traveller Articles are written by TA members like you and me in response to popular questions. I've also been reading reviews of this year's Stampede, and found that TA members had some helpful things to say about their...More
Montreal, Canada
Calgary Stampede Lottery tickets (2 Replies)
I have been reading the Calgary Stampede website and there is mention that we can get evening show tickets thru this "lottery". Any one have further information on this. Not sure how to do this. Also, when choosing seats, any recommendations for seats or are they pretty much all good seats. Thanks
June 02, 2011|
Response fromCountry_Wife|
Local service clubs (Lions, Kinsmen, Rotary Club) have, for decades, organized a number of different Calgary Stampede lotteries - the prizes are things like boats, cars, a house, cash, and much more. It looks like this new promotion. I looked at the website and I was pretty confused, too, about the details, so I gave them a phone call. Bottom line: Neither the advance-sale lottery tickets nor the accompanying 50% discount for the evening show or rodeo are available to people without an...More