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Calgary Stampede Attendance High, a Good Economic Indicator

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Calgary Stampede 2017 Attendance on Par with 10-year Average There’s a big YAHOO to be had when it comes to the total amount of entry tickets bought for the 2017 Calgary Stampede. According to ATB Financial, attendance for this years 10-day event tallied in at 1,214,972 people, over 10 percent more than that seen in 2016. In … [Read more...]

21 Things You Didn’t Know About the Calgary Stampede

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21 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Calgary Stampede Most of us who have been living in Calgary for at least a little while know to get out our cowboy boots, hat and some extra cash out from the bank when the Stampede comes around. While it is easy to get caught up in the fun festivities at the Calgary Stampede, … [Read more...]

Calgary Stampede: By the Numbers (31 Facts)

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31 Cool Numbered Facts Concerning the Calgary Stampede With more than a million visitors every year, the Calgary Stampede is not only one of the greatest outdoor shows on earth, but also one of the largest!! A lot of time and work goes into making this event happen every year to say the least. Here are some fun number-related … [Read more...]

Best Classic Rides at the Calgary Stampede

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Top 10 Classic Rides at the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth! Whether you’re a reasonably tall youngin’ (most rides have height limits) or a fully-fledged adult looking for some adrenaline Stampede pumping rides, these ones below will leave a smile on your face from ear to ear! And the best part is that they have been around for … [Read more...]

History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1928 vs. 2018

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History of Calgary – Then & Now – 1928 vs. 2018 Cenoptah Dedication for WWI Soldiers 1928 – A decade after the end of the First World War, thousands of Calgarians made plans to attend the unveiling and dedication of Memorial Park’s Cenotaph (now called Central Memorial Park). The public event was of religious, … [Read more...]

Discover Fine Art at the Calgary Stampede’s Western Art Gallery

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Get Your Fine Art at the Western Art Gallery Before Sunday! If you are an art buff looking for that next breathtaking piece to put into your home, then you must visit the Calgary Stampede’s Western Showcase before it’s too late! Even if fine art isn’t your thing, you may just be swayed to buy one or two of the amazing pieces … [Read more...]

Top 5 Adrenaline-Pumping Rides at the Calgary Stampede

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Top 5 Fun But Scary Rides at the Calgary Stampede!! Adolescents and adults looking to get their adrenaline pumping at the Calgary Stampede should check out these incredibly fun and scary rides. Leave us a comment below and let us know what your favourite rides at the stampede are and well add them to the list! #1 – Superman … [Read more...]

Top 10 Calgary Stampede Snacks in 2014

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You Have to Try These Top Ten Stampede Snacks in 2014! Each year the Calgary Stampede reveals a list of new snacks to entice and shock guests. Again, this year’s theme seems to focus on anything wrapped in bacon and traditional street food on a stick. See our Calgary Stampede Checklist here. Whether you want to play it safe … [Read more...]

7 Must-See Calgary Stampede Events 2014

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7 Calgary Stampede Events to See in 2014 for a Full Experience The start of the greatest outdoor show on Earth is just a few days away so call your loved ones, grab your cowboy gear and get ready to have a blast at the 102nd annual Stampede! Whether you’re a first time stampeder or have been to the show several times … [Read more...]

Calgary Stampede – Keeping People Employed!

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Calgary Stampede is Keeping People Employed! The Stampede has more than 2,000 year round volunteers and over 1,200 year-round employees. Each July the Stampede hires more than 3,000 seasonal employees. A Unique Experience… Every year more than a million people visit the “greatest outdoor show on Earth”, a.k.a. the Calgary … [Read more...]