All 57 New Midway Foods to Try at the 2023 Calgary Stampede

From ketchup and mustard ice cream to neon blue hot dogs, there’s something for everyone on the midway this year.

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 Fruit Loop funnel cake to peanut butter corndogs, there’s something for everyone when the Calgary Stampede returns from July 7 to 16, 2023.

Here’s a look at the new midway foods you can try at the 2023 Calgary Stampede (you can read more about each one online).

 

La Catira Picosa (Spicy Blonde) by Arepas Ranch

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Arepas Ranch

 

Elkeroni Pizza by Avatara Pizza

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Avatara Pizza

 

Authentic Pork & Shrimp Siomai by Bestea Bubble Tea

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Bestea Bubble Tea

 

Peanut Butter Corndog by Big Coco’s

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Big Coco’s

 

Peanut Butter Pickle Dog by Big Coco’s

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Big Coco’s

 

Cheesy Sweet Chili Heat “Diablo Dog” by Burgers & Wurst

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Burgers & Wurst

 

Cotton Candy Light Saber by Candy Time

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Candy Time

 

Kool-Aid Chicken Burger by Chicky’s Chicken

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Chicky’s Chicken

 

Deep Fried Dad’s by Cin City Donuts

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Cin City Donuts

 

Dunkaroos Mini Donuts by Cin City Mini Donuts

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Cin City Mini Donuts

 

Poutine Colossal Onion by Colossal Onion

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Colossal Onion

 

The Golden Dragon Ice Pop by Cookie Dough Stand

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Cookie Dough Stand

 

Sweet Cream Cheese Cookie Dough Crepe by Cookie Dough Stand

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Cookie Dough Stand

 

Cheesy Korean Corndog by Corndog King

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Corndog King

 

Flamin Hot Dill Cookie by Covet Sips + Sweets

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Covet Sips + Sweets

 

Mixed/Dirty Sodas by Covet Sips + Sweets

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Covet Sips + Sweets

 

Sour Apple Caramel Cookie by Covet Sips + Sweets

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Covet Sips + Sweets

 

Ribeye Wagyu Steak on a Bun by CR Austin

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and CR Austin

 

Spicy Pickle Lemonade by Drink From a Fruit

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Drink From a Fruit

 

Street Corn Lemonade by Drink From a Fruit

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Drink From a Fruit

 

Tiramisu Pineapple by Drink From a Fruit

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Drink From a Fruit

 

What-a-Mango by Drink From a Fruit

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Drink From a Fruit

 

Holy Bao by The Dumpling Hero

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and The Dumpling Hero

 

Spider Bao by The Dumpling Hero

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and The Dumpling Hero

 

Cocktail Empanadas by Empanada Queen

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Empanada Queen

 

Mango Coconut Lucky Ducky Buckies by Family Squeezed Lemonade

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Family Squeezed Lemonade

 

Mini Donut Boba Lemonade by Family Squeezed Lemonade

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Family Squeezed Lemonade

 

Masala Tater Stick by Footlong Freakk Fries

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Footlong Freakk Fries

 

Crispy Pig Ear on a Stick by Fry Guys

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Fry Guys

 

Super Seafood Michelada by Happy Fish

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Happy Fish

 

Taho by The Hungry Beast

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and The Hungry Beast

 

Falafel Perogies by International Perogies

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and International Perogies

 

The Pickleback Dog by Lil Hot Dog

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Lil Hot Dog

 

Neon Dog by Lil Pocket Dogs

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Lil Pocket Dogs

 

Strawberry Sundae by The Little Donut Bakery

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and The Little Donut Bakery

 

Turtle Sundae & Donuts by The Little Donut Bakery

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and The Little Donut Bakery

 

Cowboy Campfire Churro Sundae by Mi Churro

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Mi Churro

 

Mexican Corn Ribs by Mr. Vegetable

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Mr. Vegetable

 

Pickle Fries by Mr. Vegetable

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Mr. Vegetable

 

Butter Cluckin’ Believe It Poutine by Mumbai Bites

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Mumbai Bites

 

Vada Pav by Mumbai Bites

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Mumbai Bites

 

Fruit Loop Funnel Cake by Next Gen Concessions – Funnel Cakes

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Next Gen Concessions – Funnel Cakes

 

Cherry Cheesecake Mini Donuts by Ogopogo Artisan Mini Donuts

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Ogopogo Artisan Mini Donuts

 

Extreme Zeus Poutine by The Poutine King

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and The Poutine King

 

Quesabirria Ramen by Salt Spring Noodle Bar

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Salt Spring Noodle Bar

 

Ketchup and Mustard Ice Cream by So Cute Ice Cream

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and So Cute Ice Cream

 

Flamin Hot Popcorn Chicken Poutine by Steve-O’s Homestyle Fried Chicken

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Steve-O’s Homestyle Fried Chicken

 

Deep Fried Banana Balls by Steve-O’s Sweets and Treat

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Steve-O’s Sweets and Treat

 

Godzilla Fries by Street Dogs & Smashed Burgers

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Street Dogs & Smashed Burgers

 

Mac Daddy Dog by Street Dogs & Smashed Burgers

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Street Dogs & Smashed Burgers

 

Frosty Pink Lemonade Ice Cream by Summerland Soft Serve

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Summerland Soft Serve

 

$100 Dog – Jalapeno Cheddar Gut Buster by Superbooth

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Superbooth

 

The Gouda Gator Dog by Superbooth

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Superbooth

 

Bacon Wrapped Pizza Dog by Super Footlong Hotdogs

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Super Footlong Hotdogs

 

Habanero Cherry Ice Cream Taco by VBurger

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and VBurger

 

Asian Shrimp Chip Nachos by Wok This Way

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede and Wok This Way

 

Dragon Boat Taco Duo

Photograph courtesy of Calgary Stampede

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