After enjoying some delicious bannock, stop by the Arts and Crafts Venue in Indian Village for authentic Native art and jewellery by Indigenous artists from in and around Calgary.
In 2017, 18.09 tonnes of cooking oil was collected from Stampede Park over the entire year. Of this, 15.5 tonnes was collected during the 10-day Stampede alone.
Did you know there is a (unofficial) pride celebration at the Stampede? Pride Day Stampede is an annual party at Nashville North where LGBTQ+ folks and like-minded allies get their Pride on cowboy style.
Did You Know? The First Calgary Stampede Parade in 1912 had a Crowd Bigger than the City's Population at the Time
The first Stampede Parade in 1912 brought in a crowd of 75,000 people, which was more than Calgary's total population of 60,000 residents. Today, the Western celebration attracts nearly 400,000 people to Calgary's streets every year.
Did you know Guy Weadick, founder of the Calgary Stampede, held the first official chuckwagon race at the 1923 Stampede and is credited with creating the sport?
A new (indoor) live music venue, evening competitions in the Agriculture Zone and a quarter pipe in the Monster Energy Compound are all new in 2018.
Consider this your useful (yet not exhaustive) guide to Stampede breakfasts in the city.
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.
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.
Dentists, avert your eyes — here’s a quick list of some of the newfangled sweets and midway classics you should try this year at the Stampede.
See how the Calgary Stampede's iconic posters have changed over the years.