Come on down and enjoy the show! There are lots to choose from on Stampede Park– if you’re lucky, you might just be able to get FREE seats!

Yahoo! Tuesday, July 7 signifies Western Heritage Day, a Calgary Stampede tradition devoted to the city’s 65+ seniors community.

Seniors can start the day off right at 9 a.m. with FREE Park admission and mosey on over to the Agrium Western Event Centre to enjoy free coffee and donuts (while supplies last). While there’s no shortage in entertainment, Western Heritage Day also provides seniors a chance to get off their feet, relax and get a bird’s eye view of the Park with free West Jet Skyrides at any point during the day!

At the Agrium Western Event Centre, guests should make it a point stop by the arena at 9:15 a.m. for a free show starring Canadian Trick Rider, Nikki Flundra, a Feature performance by the Calgary Stampede Showriders and the music stylings of Herb Williams and Trevor Panczak. If that alone isn’t enough entertainment, seniors are welcome to exclusive concerts by B.J. Thomas in the Nashville North tent at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Breakfast of champions just for seniors over at the Agrium Western Event Centre
Breakfast of champions just for seniors over at the Agrium Western Event Centre

To round-up the experience at The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, seniors will be able to enjoy standing room Rodeo and Evening show tickets (while supplies last). Tickets must be picked up at the main Ticket Office or at the Agrium Western Event Centre Coat check, both which open at 11 a.m.

It’s a jam packed day of exciting rides, scrumptious snacks and thrilling shows– for those who are looking to get a bigger bang for their buck, check out our Value Deals for details on how to can save on Park admission, Midway rides and games.