Location:Stampede Park 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1, Canada
Dates: July 3 – July 12, 2020
Date of First Calgary Stampede: 1886
Record Attendance: 1.4 million in 2012
Calgary Stampede Tickets
The Calgary Stampede occurs annually in early July. Its rodeo highlights the 10-day event. Events during the rodeo include barrel racing, tie-down roping, bareback riding, steer wrestling, steer riding and bronc riding. While many of the rodeo activities involve professional cowboys, there are also rodeo events for novice riders. Many other events happen during the Calgary Stampede, including a parade, First People Nation gathering, midway, shopping and big-name entertainment. In the past, Garth Brooks, Katy Perry, Keith Urban and Reba McEntire have all performed at the Calgary Stampede, and officials have announced that Blake Shelton will be performing this year. You can hear rising music stars perform on other stages spread across Stampede Park. When you get your tickets to the Calgary Stampede, you can also watch many top livestock shows, including youth participating in the International Youth Livestock Supreme for more than $70,000 in scholarships. Get your tickets for the Calgary Stampede at StubHub.
Who won events at the Calgary Stampede in 2019?
Many different cowboys won events during the 2019 Calgary Stampede. Five-time World Champion Sage Kimzey rode Night Moves to the victory in the bull riding competition. Winning the ladies’ barrel racing was Lisa Lockhart with a time of 17.116 seconds. Rusty Wright rode Get Smart to a 92-point total to take home the win in the saddle bronc competition. Kyle Irwin won the steer wrestling competition in 3.8 seconds. Tanner Aus won the bareback riding competition. Caleb Smidt turned in the winning performance in the calf tie-down competition. Each winning competitor went home at least $100,000 richer. These cowboys and cowgirls may be returning for 2020, but they will have their work cut out for them if they want to win again as many more will be on hand hoping to take home the prize money.
What are some of the livestock competitions held during the Calgary Stampede?
Many different types of livestock competitions are held during the Calgary Stampede. Youth from across Canada will be showing their cattle in the Junior Steer Classic. Draft horse shows will be featured throughout the Stampede, including a heavy-pull competition. The Stampede is also home to the National Miniature Horse Show. Working dogs will take center stage for their own world championship, too.
What types of agriculture showcases will be available for viewing during the Calgary Stampede?
Visitors to the Calgary Stampede will get to see and interact with many different types of animals during the 10-day festival. You can see many kinds of horses, sheep, swine and cattle. Additionally, you can get a better idea of how your food is grown with a stop at the Nutrien Ag-tivity in the City.
Is there an evening show at the Calgary Stampede?
The evening show is one of the most exciting events at the Calgary Stampede. The Calgary Evening Stampede Show starts with nine rounds of chuckwagon races . During each round, four chuckwagon drivers will compete to see who is the fastest for that round in the event. Then, a program featuring dancers and singers occurs. Finally, a lively fireworks show concludes the evening program.
What are some unique agricultural events that happen during the Calgary Stampede?
There are many types of unique activities that you can watch at the Calgary Stampede. The Stampede is home to the International Livestock Auctioning Championship, which is judged on rhythm, clarity, voice control and livestock knowledge, with the winner receiving a $10,000 check. You can also watch the North American Sheep Shearing Challenge, the Team Cattle Penning Championship and a vintage tractor pull.Back to Top
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