There will be 50 new foods and drinks at Stampede this year, including kangaroo pizza, deep fried pineapple rings and hot ice cream doughnut sandwiches. Vote for the ones you're most excited to try.
The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth can also leave you with the worst hangover on earth. Here are six ways to recover.
For starters, a guy walks across a flaming high wire and two girls explain what throat singing is before amazing the crowd with a performance.
You don't have to visit the Calgary Stampede midway for this tasty treat. Food writer Julie Van Rosendaal shares her mini-doughnut recipe.
Like the criteria for judging prize-winning honey, the math behind the perfect pancake and how to make your own mini-doughnuts. And, yes there are pity prizes on the midway.
Consider this your useful (yet not exhaustive) guide to Stampede breakfasts in the city.
The world’s hottest pizza, craft beer, and $1.50 admission are all brand new additions to this year’s Calgary Stampede. Whether it’s Bollywood or hand crafted goods that you’re into, there are tons of new things to look forward to during the annual 10-day event.
There are 40 new foods coming to the Stampede Midway this year. We’ve plotted them all on an overly simplified, easy-to-use matrix to help you decide which to try first.
The newly opened Enmax Park is the setting for the First Nations village this year. You can visit the 26 tipis brought by people representing the five nations of Treaty 7 (Kainai, Tsuut’ina, Stoney Nakoda, Siksika and Piikani), watch the dancing and drumming competitions at the powwow, and see artists and craftspeople at work.
The Stampede has all sorts of huge hyperbolic attractions – biggest rides, hugest trucks, beefiest bulls, etc. Here are some of the awesome things that might go otherwise unnoticed in the shuffle.
When you’re down at the park you have to try at least one fried thing, it’s a Calgary city bylaw! (Isn’t it?)
The local country singer on chicken dancing to Wilf Carter, performing on horseback and Stampede breakfasts in Qatar.