Calgary Stampede

The official account for the Calgary Stampede. Join us from July 5-14, 2019.

Did you know The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth is made possible by more than 2,300 dedicated volunteers? Today in celebration of #InternationalVolunteerDay – and on every other day of the year – we tip our hats to each of you. Your steadfast support means the world to us!
Mini donuts come and go but mini horse friends are forever. We love seeing those big smiles when someone, regardless of age, gets a chance to meet one of the animals in our Agriculture Showcase.
This just in: tickets are now on sale for @zacbrownband 's July 12, 2019 concert! Don't miss your chance to see this multiplatinum GRAMMY Award-winning band at the @virginmobilecan #Stampede2019 Concert Series. ▶ Tickets available at the link in our bio.
#HappyThanksgiving to our American neighbours! May your day be filled with friends, family, and ALL the turkey.
The 2019 poster was the first time a youth artist created the artwork for a Calgary Stampede Poster. Think you have what it takes to design the 2020 poster? Hurry, the deadline to apply is tomorrow!
Ever wonder where the most elite equine athletes of the rodeo world go after they put on The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth? They join a herd of more than 500 horses who spend their days in a natural herd environment on the 22,000-acre Calgary Stampede Ranch.
Hold on to your hats, friends. We're excited to announce the first show of the @virginmobilecan Stampede Concert Series is…@zacbrownband on Friday, July 12, 2019! Tickets go on sale for Stampede Insiders November 20 at 10 a.m. Make sure you're on the Insider list to get that early ticket access. Sign up at the link in our bio.
Nothing compliments the Calgary skyline quite like the Midway.
The @virginmobilecan Stampede Concert Series is known for bringing amazing artists to Calgary. Want to know who's coming for #Stampede2019 ? Get excited, because we're announcing the first show of this year's lineup tomorrow morning!
Visit the Military Museums today to learn about the approximately 7,000 Indigenous veterans who have fought for Canada. Activities include tours of Indigenous artifacts. #LestWeForget #AboriginalVeteransDay #themilitarymuseums
Sometimes we have trouble choosing between hotcakes, pancakes and flapjacks.
Do you have your Stampede-themed costume picked out for Halloween?
You need to make the #Stampede2019 @CS_Rodeo a front row-deo. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Happy #FireworksFriday ! Fireworks are a tradition at the Calgary Stampede - every night we finish the Evening Show with a fantastic show visible from across Park, and across the city! It has become a symbol of community spirit for the city during Stampede. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Photo taken during #Stampede2018 by @820photography_james.anderson
Now you can see why it's The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.
Elbow River Camp looks amazing from this bird's eye view! What's your favourite place to visit on Park?
For the 2019 Calgary Stampede Poster, we engaged youth in a unique learning and development opportunity: the Calgary Stampede Poster Competition. As one of the largest arts scholarships in Canada, youth across Alberta were invited to enter for their chance to design the 2019 Stampede Poster and participate in a youth achievement opportunity of a lifetime. The chosen piece, drawn in pastel by Rebecca Shuttleworth and inspired by a photograph taken by another young Alberta artist, Samantha Callioux, salutes women in western culture, presenting fine art qualities with a fresh perspective and untraditional composition.
The Calgary Stampede poster has become an iconic piece of The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. Today we are excited to unveil the 2019 poster as this year marks the first time that a Stampede Poster has been designed by a youth artist. The Calgary Stampede Poster Competition provided youth across Alberta the chance to design the 2019 poster. Rebecca Shuttleworth, this year’s winner, designed and drew a pastel piece inspired by another young Alberta artist, Samantha Callioux, that salutes women in western culture, presenting fine art qualities with a fresh perspective and composition.
Experience the fierce focus of a Cutting horse in action at the Calgary Stampede Cutting Horse Futurity presented by Wrangler! You do not want to miss the free fan favourite event, Cut of the West, tonight. Come see what Cutting Horse competition is all about in the Nutrien Western Event Centre at 6:30 p.m.!
We strongly believe that every little horse needs a little cowboy.
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Stampede fireworks are always better with the people you love. We hope you're spending time with them this long weekend. #FireworksFriday
Did you know that horses have 205 bones in their bodies? That is one less than humans have!
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