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Planning on Rafting Down the Bow River This Summer? Here’s How to Stay Safe

You remembered the life jackets, but did you remember your car keys, an extra paddle and good shoes?
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Where to Shop and Eat in Black Diamond and Turner Valley

The next time you drive the Cowboy Trail, be sure to stop for a tour of the Eau Claire Distillery and a hearty eggs Benedict from the Chuckwagon Cafe.

What to Buy From the Arts and Crafts Venue in Indian Village

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.
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50 Things To Do in Banff This Summer

There is nothing better than a trip to the Rocky Mountains in the summer. Here is a list of best things to do to take advantage of our own backyard.

More Than 15 Tonnes of Used Cooking Oil Is Collected from the Stampede and Recycled into Biofuel

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.
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Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride in True Cowtown Style at Pride Day Stampede

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.
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How Chuckwagon Racing Became a Sport

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?

3 Early Morning Summer Activities in Calgary

In early July, the sun rises here around 5:30 a.m. Here are some ways you can take advantage of that extra daylight in Calgary.
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5 Things to Do at Night to Make the Most of Calgary's Long Summer Days

The best thing about having daylight until around 9 p.m. is that a world of possibility opens up in the way of evening recreation.

How Calgarians are Celebrating the World Cup

From getting up at dawn to wearing jerseys to work and teaching kids about family traditions, this is how Calgarians are cheering on their favourite countries in the World Cup.

What's New at Calgary Stampede for 2018

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.

The Incomplete List of Calgary Stampede Breakfasts

Consider this your useful (yet not exhaustive) guide to Stampede breakfasts in the city.

Things to Do on Canada Day in Calgary

This year, watch a paddling race, go to a giant block party or take part in a community sing-a-long for Canada's 151st birthday.

25 Best Things to Do in Calgary This July

This month, ride a 15-passenger bicycle to local breweries, try goat yoga and eat treats like cricket caramel apples at the Calgary Stampede.

Great Summer Drive: Lillooet to Whistler on Duffey Lake Road

The last leg of the journey coming into Whistler from the north was the beneficiary of dramatic improvements leading up to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
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