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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
Wed Sep 5 2018Board of Directors
Sun Aug 26 2018Show Your Ride For Brandon
Sat Sep 1 - Sep 2 2018Community Cans Finale
Thu Sep 6 2018Foo Fighters Concert
Fri Sep 7 - Sep 8 2018The Western Imprint Canada Show
Sat Sep 8 - Sep 9 2018Monster Jam
Sat Sep 8 2018Smashing Pumpkins Concert
Sat Sep 8 2018This Girl Can Expo
Sun Sep 9 2018NHL Preseason: Flames versus Oilers
Fri Sep 14 - Sep 16 2018Team Roping Canada Finals
Sun Sep 16 2018Bridal Expo
Sun Sep 16 2018Calgary Corporate Challenge - Family Day
Mon Sep 17 2018NHL Preseason: Flames versus Oilers
Thu Sep 20 20182018 ADI Expo
Thu Sep 20 - Sep 23 2018The Calgary Fall Home Show
Fri Sep 21 - Sep 23 2018Tom's Warehouse Sale
Sat Sep 22 2018NHL Preseason: Flames versus Canucks
Sun Sep 23 2018Keith Urban
Mon Sep 24 2018NHL Preseason: Flames versus Jets
Tue Sep 25 2018NHL Preseason: Flames versus Sharks

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How to Take a Marching Band to Europe

  The day after Stampede ended, the Calgary Stampede Showband took the Calgary Stampede’s western spirit internationally as they embarked on their 2017 tour to compete in the World Music Contest in Kerkrade, the Netherlands. The tour will culminate in a final performance of their 2017 production, Mosaic, for a 20,000 person audience on July 31, 2017. Held every four years, the World Music Contest is like the Olympics of the performing arts – it is internationally recognized as the most significant international festival for music for wind and brass instruments. It is no easy feat for any group to embark on such an adventure. A marching band relies on the ingenuity and hard work of its members, staff, and volunteers to plan, schedule, and coordinate such a trip.  The Showband will be competing in the Netherlands and will also visit Germany, Belgium and the United Kingdom over the 19 day tour. Here’s a look at what really goes into taking a 150 person marching band on tour. Follow the Showband on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates on the competition and to learn more about what is involved with a marching band tour. 3 tour buses The Showband will […]

Who was crowned Strongest at the Stampede

For the first time ever, the Strongman Competition came to the Calgary Stampede! Athletes came to test their limits with events only for the fierce and strong like the Atlas Stone lift, farmers walk carry, squatting bales of hay and even deadlifting the GMC Sierra Denali 3500 HD pickup truck of our very own president & chairman of the board, Dave Sibbald. “We exceeded our own expectations. There were lot of people that came for both the men’s amateur and pro divisions on Saturday and filled the seats and the grass areas,” Said Nick McMorrow, vice president, Alberta Strongman Association. The events were separated into amateur and pro divisions for both men and women. In addition, spectators also had the chance to enjoy CrossFit and Powerlifting, as well as information and demonstrations on Strongman, Strongman Kids, MAS wrestling and Highland Games. “The Stampede has been very generous with assisting in promoting the event, accreditations for volunteers, providing water and resources to ensure the events were a success.  This was above and beyond our expectations,” added McMorrow. “I have feeling we will be back for next year, with a year’s preparation I believe we can make this into one of the […]