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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
Tue Oct 9 - Oct 14 2018Cutting Horse Futurity - 2018
Tue Sep 25 2018NHL Preseason: Flames versus Sharks
Thu Sep 27 - Sep 28 2018Pro Rodeo Canada Series Final
Fri Sep 28 - Sep 30 2018The New Earth Expo
Sat Sep 29 2018Hitmen vs Edmonton Oil Kings
Sat Sep 29 - Sep 30 2018The Calgary Baby & Tot Show
Sun Sep 30 2018Hitmen vs Red Deer Rebels
Fri Oct 5 - Oct 8 2018Canadian Team Cattle Penning Association
Fri Oct 5 2018Hitmen vs Saskatoon Blades
Fri Oct 5 - Oct 31 2018Screamfest
Sat Oct 6 2018Flames versus Canucks
Mon Oct 8 2018Hitmen vs Prince Albert Raiders
Fri Oct 12 - Oct 14 2018Calgary Tattoo & Arts Festival
Fri Oct 12 2018Hitmen vs Lethbridge Hurricanes
Fri Oct 12 - Oct 13 2018Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival
Sat Oct 13 - Oct 14 2018Hempfest Expo
Sun Oct 14 2018Hitmen vs Regina Pats
Wed Oct 17 2018Flames versus Bruins
Thu Oct 18 2018I Got Mind
Thu Oct 18 2018Small Business Calgary Expo

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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. […]