How to plan your 2017 Calgary Stampede


The 2017 Calgary Stampede kicks off this week, and if you’re looking for an easy way to plan your Stampede experience, here’s a list of tools and resources to help make it easier.

  • For parade day: the kick-off to the Stampede is taking place this Friday from 7:30 am until 11 am and this website will give you everything you need to know for the morning, including a parade map route and tips on parking and transportation.
  • Daily Stampede schedule: get a complete list of events happening each day, broken down by time and location to make things easier for you. Live music, family entertainment, agriculture demonstrations, rodeo events and everything between! Find the daily Stampede schedule online.
  • Stampede social media: get connected with the Calgary Stampede on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. You can also use the hashtag: #Stampede2017 online as well.
  • Calgary Stampede website/blog: the Calgary Stampede updates their blog and website daily with news, updates and ideas for taking in the festival. Check it out online.
  • Free Stampede Pancakes: this website and app will tell you where all the free pancake breakfasts are during Stampede, so download it or check it out here.
  • Daily Hive: this popular local blog is posting stories about Stampede events and news daily, check it out here.
  • Vern Magazine: this is a new online magazine that has published several Stampede tips already, more to come surely.
  • Stampede map: this interactive map shows you where everything is down at the grounds.
  • If you’re looking for a fun event to attend, check out the REALTOR Roundup, happening Friday, July 14th at the Cowboys Tent. Mingle with REALTORS® and industry professionals at this annual favourite party.

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