Get ready for 10 days of eats. 10 nights of heat. 10 days of renegades. 10 nights of serenades. 10 days of heart-pumping. 10 nights of boot thumping at the 2018 Calgary Stampede!
This Stampede promises to be one for the books with exciting new offers that will leave you wanting to come and experience The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth for all 10 days and all 10 nights!
Here’s what you can expect this year:
Expanded music lineup!
This year we’re bringing you 10 straight days and nights of local, national and international performers, hitting both the Coca-Cola Stage and Nashville North. It’s the can’t-miss music destination for 2018 and features more than 50 artists. These great acts will have you dancing all day and all night. All shows on the Coca-Cola Stage and Nashville North are included with your admission to Stampede Park.
Spotlight on Agriculture
Our world-renowned agriculture events are bigger than ever before this year. Making the move from the Saddledome to the Nutrien Western Event Centre, guests can enjoy agriculture programming throughout the day for all 10 days.
Get in the Thrill Zone!
We’re excited to get your adrenaline pumping with the first-ever Thrill Zone on Stampede Park! The Thrill Zone will be home to the Monster Energy Compound, where guests can live on the edge with action-packed world-class motocross athletes soar to new heights on the first ever quarter pipe to the Stampede.
All the eats
Whether you are looking for a sweet treat, a savoury creation, a daring delicacy or a trendy delectable, get ready to excite your taste buds with more than 60 new foods set to hit the Midway.
Some must tries this year include:
Pop Rock Mini Doughnuts
Hot Ice Cream Doughnut Sandwiches
Deep Fried Pineapple Rings
Deep Fried Banana Peppers
The Big Pickle Tornado
Bacon Onion Bombs
Wine & Cheese
Smoking Charcoal in a Cup
The Hangover Mac and Cheese
Cheesy Chicken Hearts
Cricket Grilled Cheese
Prairie Oyster Balls
The Big Four Roadhouse
Introducing the newest entertainment destination to eat, drink, dance, and play during the 2018 Calgary Stampede—The Big Four Roadhouse! The venue features:
The Big Four Cookhouse – presented by Food Network Canada, showcasing the best of Alberta with a menu from locally-sourced ingredients. Also making an appearance will be Food Network Canada’s Top Chef Canada: All-Stars champion and Calgary’s chef/ owner of Cluck ‘N’ Cleaver, Nicole Gomes.
Craft beer – enjoy the largest selection of local, domestic and international craft beer on Stampede Park!
Life-sized games – enjoy some friendly competition with Plexiglas curling, 8-bit arcade games and life-sized Jenga, Connect 4, Checkers and Crokinole.
All the tunes – enjoy live classic rock, blues and funk with headliners like the Mocking Shadows, Blue Rodeo, Dead Flowers, Sloan, Steven Page, Platinum Blonde and so many more!
Join us for The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth from Friday, July 5 – Sunday, July 16, 2018 for an experience that’s out of this world!