45 New Midway Foods to Try at the 2022 Calgary Stampede

From Bad Breath Lemonade to pickle bun sandwiches, there’s something for everyone on the midway this year.

Waffle cookie dough ice cream sandwiches are one of the new midway treats this year. Photograph by Chris Landry.

Every year, the Calgary Stampede’s list of new midway foods is one of the most anticipated reveals of the summer. As usual, this year’s list features a mix of treats that are takes on classics and one-of-a-kind creations you won’t find anywhere else.

With options ranging from deep fried Oreo mini doughnuts to Bad Breath Lemonade, there’s something for everyone when the Calgary Stampede returns from from July 8 to 17, 2022.

Here’s a look at the new midway foods you can try at the 2022 Calgary Stampede (you can read more about each one here).

 

Crazy Tongue Pizza from Avatara Pizza

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Korean Squid Ink Corn Dog from Big Coco’s

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Cajun Fried Cheese Curd Poutine from Cheese Curds

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Pop Rocks Popcorn Chicken from Chickys Chicken

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Deep Fried Oreo Mini Donuts from Cin City Mini Donuts

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Cookie Dough-Nut Cookie Dough from Cookie Dough Stand

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Honey Habanero Ice Pops from Cookie Dough Stand

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Waffle Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwich from Cookie Dough Stand

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Bad Breath Lemonade from Drink a Fruit, From a Fruit!

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Horchata Pineapple from Drink a Fruit, From a Fruit!

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Lemon Meringue Lychee Lemonade from Family Squeezed Lemonade

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Duck Pond Lemonade by Family Squeezed Lemonade

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Samosas on a Stick from Footlong Freak Fries

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Samosa Poutine from Footlong Freak Fries

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Flamin Cheeto’s Fries from Fry Guys

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Unagi Sushi Taco from Happy Fish

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Octopus Rangoon from Happy Fish

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Kikiam from Hungry Beast

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Chile Lime Popcorn Shrimp from International Perogies

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Stew Beef Rice Bowl from Jamaican Mi Juicy

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Cotton Candy Lemonade from Lemon Heaven

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Glazed Donut Grilled Cheese from Melt Town Grilled Cheese

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Maple Glazed Oreo Doughnuts from Mini Donut Factory

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Unicorn Glazed Donut Stick from Mini Donut Factory

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Jalapeno Cheesy Cauliflower Bites from Mr. Vegetable

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Black Forest Mini Donuts from Ogopogo Mini Donuts

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Cookie Dough Mini Donuts from Ogopogo Mini Donuts

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Chipotle Pickle Philly from Philly Cheese Steak

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Pickle Bun Sandwich from Philly Cheese Steak

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Cotton Candy Noodles from Saltspring Noodle Bar

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Deep Fried Mochi from Steve-o’s Sweets and Treats

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Deep Fried Strawberries from Steve-o’s Sweets and Treats

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Steve-o’s Flamin Hot Chicken Sando from Steve-o’s Homestyle Fried Chicken

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Kraft Dinner Soft Serve from Summerland Soft Serve

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Meal Worm Hot Dog from Superbooth

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Chili Cheeseburger Onion from The Colossal Onion

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Bao Baos from The Dumpling Hero

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Pig-kle Sandwich from The Dumpling Hero

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Buttered French Toast Mini Donuts from The Little Donut Bakery

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Nanaimo Bar Mini Donuts from The Little Donut Bakery

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Cricket Hot Dog from The Wurst & Burger Shack

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Elote Corn from Turkey Legs

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Vegan Chili Cheez Burger from VBurger

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Korean BBQ Fries from Wings and Fries

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

 

Oreo Rice from Wok This Way

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede.

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