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We’re just as big as the west and as welcoming.

Every year, we host hundreds of events, welcome more than 700,000 guests and show each and every one of them our own special brand of western hospitality.

We're experts at managing world-class events; after all we’ve been hosting folks on Stampede Park for more than 50 years.

From global industrial trade and consumer shows in Calgary’s largest venue, BMO Centre, to intimate family weddings in our rustic log cabin, our wide assortment of award winning facilities means we have the right facility for any event.

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Whether you want to entertain thousands with a wild light show or host a quiet and sophisticated dinner, Stampede Park has the right facility.

Our space is designed for the upmost flexibility, our staff is trained in the highest standards of hospitality and event coordination, and we uphold the highest safety and environmental standards.

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Stampede Park is an integral part of Calgary’s community, culture and history. In addition to the world renowned 10-day Stampede each July, the Calgary Stampede produces and hosts a variety of events and shows year round while offering unique and varied experiences for visitors.

Event DatesEvent Name
Fri Dec 14 - Dec 16 2018MC10 Year
Sun Dec 16 2018Annual Toy Campaign
Sun Dec 16 2018Hitmen vs Lethbridge Hurricanes
Thu Dec 20 2018Flames versus Lightning
Sat Dec 22 2018Flames versus Blues
Fri Dec 28 2018Roughnecks vs Seals
Sat Dec 29 2018Flames versus Canucks
Sun Dec 30 2018Hitmen vs Vancouver Giants
Mon Dec 31 2018Flames versus Sharks
Tue Jan 1 2019Hitmen vs. Victoria Royals
Fri Jan 4 2019Hitmen vs Red Deer Rebels
Fri Jan 4 - Jan 6 2019Motorcycle Show
Sat Jan 5 2019Hitmen vs. Medicine Hat Tigers
Wed Jan 9 2019Flames versus Avalanche
Fri Jan 11 - Jan 13 2019Calgary Renovation Show
Fri Jan 11 2019Flames versus Panthers
Sat Jan 12 2019Roughnecks vs Black Wolves
Sun Jan 13 2019Flames versus Coyotes
Sun Jan 13 2019The Wedding Fair
Wed Jan 16 2019Flames versus Sabres

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Here’s why you should apply to be the 2019 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess

There are two weeks left to apply to be the 2019 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess and I encourage all young women who are interested to go for it and try out. Not only does the First Nations Princess  learn about herself and her cultures,  she helps teach people all over the world about how powerful and resilient our people are, while being a role model for other First Nations women. We need more young women as role models for our future generations and our current youth, and there are so many people I have taught this year about our cultures and our people, an opportunity I never would have had if I didn’t apply. This is me in Berlin! One of the many trips I was able to take throughout my year as Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess. One of the most valuable things I have learned about myself this year was just how much knowledge I have to offer others. I have had long and meaningful conversations with complete strangers about topics such as education, cultural sensitivity, language, dances and so much more. I was able to bring forth my own voice and teachings that were passed down […]

At the culmination of the performance season, the Stampede Showband prepares to compete in Indianapolis

The 2018 Calgary Stampede festival has come and gone for the year but the Stampede Showband is still in full swing as they prepare for the SoundSport International Music & Food Festival in Indianapolis. The festival takes place on a smaller spatial scale than what the Showband has been performing in Calgary and with shorter song length requirements. To accommodate their performances, the approximately 150 Showband members have been working hard to compress their 45 minute Saddledome Steps show to seven minutes, while tightening their field movements. This challenge includes learning new songs and new choreography, and both tasks have kept Showband members busy all week. Members of the Stampede Showband rehearsing outside of the TransAlta Performing Arts Studios field. Although the requirements for the SoundSport Festival are tighter, the competition is big. More than 35 ensembles from the United States, Canada and around the globe will be competing in various categories including the full ensemble and events like the DrumLine Battle™. Showband Drumlime members prepare additional songs for the DrumLine Battle™ Preparing for a world-class competitions right after the Stampede festival is to be expected for Showband members as it`s the last month of the group’s annual performance cycle. […]