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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.

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?
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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.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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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What to Do In the Mountains in July

From opera outdoors to best-ever hikes, this is what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.

What to Do in Calgary Every Day This Summer

From food festivals to paddling down the Bow River to outdoor movie screenings, there won't be a dull moment this summer.
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What to Do on a Day Trip to Canmore

Try mountain biking in the Canmore Nordic Centre, re-fuel with pizza or paninis or a Buddha Bowl, and then tour some art studios and galleries. (Or, spend some time at the spa.)

Take This SUV and Motorcycle for the Ultimate Ride This Summer

Take a road trip in the Lincoln Navigator SUV's new model or drive around the city or through the foothills on the Husqvarna Svartpilen motorcycle.
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Couples Workout: Five Places to Get Fit with Your Partner

Couples who sweat together, stay together.

Inside the Calgary Art Gallery with Incredible Views of Downtown

The Esker Foundation has free admission and hosts exhibitions and workshops all year. It's the second stop in our gallery crawl to explore Calgary's visual art scene.
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