Calgary Stampede Grandstand

Calgary Stampede Grandstand

Calgary Stampede Grandstand History

The Calgary Stampede Grandstand is a stadium that is best-known for being the site of the annual Calgary Stampede, a rodeo event that first started back in 1886 as an exhibition event. The Calgary Stampede itself dates back to 1912 and has become one of the most anticipated rodeo events in North America since then. Every year the Stampede showcases some of the best ropers and cowboys at the Calgary Stampede Grandstand, and fans pack into the stands to catch the action in person. There have been some truly memorable moments at this venue over the years, and it should continue to be a big part of an annual tradition that holds a special place in the hearts of many Canadians, as well as folks from other countries.

Calgary Stampede Grandstand Events

The Calgary Stampede Grandstand is best-known for bring the home of the annual Calgary Stampede rodeo. This 10-day event comes around every summer in Calgary, and every day features an afternoon rodeo and a nighttime entertainment event. The 2014 Calgary Stampede will begin on Friday July 4th and run until Sunday July 13th. Rodeo fans love this event, as it presents some of the best athletes in the sport each and every year, but it's also a great place to see a show at night. It's incredible to be a part of an event with such history, and this spectacle draws loads of fans to this venue each and every year. This is not the only event to hit the Calgary Stampede Grandstand, though, as is also sees concerts and sporting events. In September, Monster Jam will be coming to the Calgary Stampede Grandstand to showcase some of the best drivers in motorsports. Fans are sure to show up in big numbers for this two-day event that will hit this venue on September 13th and 14th. Check out the rest of the upcoming events at this venue to ensure you don't miss anything you'd love to see in person.

Calgary, Alberta

The Calgary Stampede Grandstand is located in, you guess it, Calgary. Calgary is a Canadian city located in the province of Alberta and is the largest city in Alberta. Calgary was first established back in 1875 and was incorporated as a town within a decade. Nearly 20 years after it was founded it was then incorporated as a city. With a population of more than 1 million people, Calgary is one of the most populous cities in the entire country. Calgary is a city rife with culture and one that has an incredible sports scene. Residents and visitors certainly have no shortage of options for activities in Calgary.

Calgary Stampede Grandstand Seating Layout

The Calgary Stampede Grandstand is a fantastic venue that regularly sees tons of people hit the stands, especially for the annual Calgary Stampede, which lasts 10 days. This venue is capable of accommodating 17,000 people with seating alone, but can fit another 8,000 fans thanks to standing room.

Calgary Stampede Grandstand Trivia

Did you know that this venue also hosts horse racing in the spring?

That's right; from March to May this venue sees some incredible thoroughbreds hit the track.

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