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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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Event dates:
8 Jul 2016 - 17 Jul 2016
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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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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Everything in western culture

Definitely a must for Western culture. No its not cheap to go everything is expensive. There are ways to save money. You just have to look. Go on kids day is cheaper. Get tickets... read more

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calgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely a must for Western culture. No its not cheap to go everything is expensive. There are ways to save money. You just have to look. Go on kids day is cheaper. Get tickets packages on line or co-op passes. Pack food cause it's pricey as well. still a must to see at least once

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Calgary Stampede is full of fun for the kids and adults. Rodeos are wonderful and a must see. Plenty of good carnival food. Great BBQ. last year they even had cochroach pizza which was a sell out. You gotta come and experience this great city and might as well do it during the STAMPEDE !

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of good eats and sights. Not cheap, although there are many free events and activities. Calgary youth always put on an excellent grandstand show. Buy tickets in advance and purchase bench seats for the parade while you are at it. Truly "the greatest show on earth"!

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all had a great time but be prepared to spend some money. Rides and food are expensive but worth trying for the experience. There are days that have free admission for families/ seniors etc. but be prepared for crowds. Be sure to plan ahead as there are many shows that are worth catching but they all have different start... More 

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Calgary, AB Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the BEST home grown celebration anywhere on earth. It's family friendly and brings locals & strangers together that make life long friends. Street dancing, a HUGE parade with celebrities & mainly locals, horses, cows, goats, dog tricks and fine art, combine that with cowboys everywhere and a world class rodeo. Calgarians are proud to show off their entrepreneurial... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome time. Pre purchase tickets for shows. Bring an umbrella. Shows were awesome but bleachers were a little hard on the butt. You will enjoy the shows. Arrive just before opening so it's easy to find a parking spot. It's truly a great time but you must like animals to fully enjoy the shows.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you book your tickets for the rodeo and grandstand show well in advance.Try to book seats under the overhang in case of rain or very hot weather. The Stampede can be pricy so take advantage of events like seniors day or family day to keep prices down-the early day will be worth it'! You can spend a lot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best time of year in Calgary. Book hotels 6 + months in advance. Lots of free food and entertainment. Message me for a tour guide.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of free entertainment for $17 admission. Stampede parks rips you off for $20 with no re entry. Free concerts on the Coca Cola stage. Removed some of the free attractions to add in more paying attractions

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Think of how much you have loved the small traveling show in your town. This is hundreds time larger and it last for 10 days, more if you are interested. Parade, stages with awesome performers and the rides and the food is outrages. Wel spent time and money.

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