Fun for all ages, the Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition and festival taking place in early July. This ten-day event is one of the world's largest rodeos and one of Canada's largest festivals, rounding up over a million visitors each year.
You will be welcomed by a wide variety of familiar yet unusual food and drink options, like rainbow grilled cheese, seafood ramen poutine, peanut butter bacon burger, and cotton candy soft serve. These interesting flavours will delight your tastebuds, and inspire plenty of food related social media posts to share with your friends.
Enjoy the competition at any of the six rodeo events which happen daily. Whether it's barrel racing, bull riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, saddle bronc or bareback, you are sure to witness some of the world's best competitors and animals.
Don't miss tout on the evening shows which starts with the Rangeland Derby chuckwagon race at 7:45 daily. Aftwards you will be dazzled by music, dancing and amazing fireworks displays at the Bell Grandstand Show.
There's plenty of souvenirs to be found at the market, and we'll be surprised if you leave at the end of the day without a new item for your western outfit.