When is the 2018 Stampede?
The 2018 Calgary Stampede takes place from July 6-15. Tickets for the 2018 Rodeo and Evening Show are now on sale. We can't wait to see you!


How much are tickets?

Park admission is $18 for adults and $9 for children and seniors. Advance tickets for the Stampede Rodeo and Evening Show start at $40 and include Park admission. For more details, view the full list of ticket prices and packages, and special value deals. No matter which kind of admission you choose, you'll have a great time. 


How much are ride tickets and what are the height requirements?

The midway and kids Great FUNtier rides use coupons that can be purchased on the park. Each ride has a different coupon value and height requirement. All specific ride details and costs can be found on the Midway page. 


Are there accommodations close to the Stampede?

You bet! Stampede Park is conveniently located just southeast of downtown Calgary, within walking distance from a number of hotels. The Park is accessible by Calgary’s C-train transit system, making it easy to get to hundreds of hotels, motels, even RV parks and campgrounds. Visit Tourism Calgary for information.


Where can I apply for a job?

We’re pleased to hear you want to join our team! Employment opportunities for the 2018 Stampede as well as year-round postings can be found here.


Who do I contact to become an exhibitor or entertainer?
You can find all vendor information, including guidebook and application forms here. If you’re in a band or entertainment act and you’d like to perform at the Stampede please send a CD or DVD to:

Free Entertainment Department
PO box 1060 Station M
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2K8


Is Stampede Park wheelchair accessible?

We are proudly committed to ensuring our Park is accessible to guests of all abilities. All sidewalks have been modified and are wheelchair accessible. Paved pathways and ramps assist in wheelchair access to all buildings. The Big Four building has elevator access through the main entrance, on the east side of the building, while elevator access to the Grandstand building is available at the south tower.


Where are the ATMs located on Stampede Park?
If you need cash, several BMO ATMs are located throughout the Park during events and the 10-day Stampede. In addition, permanent BMO ATMs are located in BMO Centre, the Big Four Building, and the Grandstand.


Where can I find information about the Scotiabank Saddledome?
More information is available on their website


Can I smoke on Stampede Park?

Yes and no. All food establishments and indoor facilities are smoke-free, but designated smoking areas are located throughout the Park. For everyone’s comfort, we request that if you smoke, do it in one of the outdoor designated smoking areas.


Where is the lost and found?

Oh no! Let us help you get your stuff back. Stampede Park Lost and Found is located in the Security Office on the upper floor of the Big Four building on the north end. Please call (403) 261-9347 or email lostandfound@calgarystampede.com to inquire about lost items.


Where can I get more information on Parking?

The Calgary Stampede operates and controls all parking facilities on site. A paid parking system is operated at the prevailing rate for all events. To find out more about parking click here.


Transit to Stampede Park

Stampede Park is conveniently located adjacent to two Light Rail Transit stops on the 202 Dalhousie-Somerset/Bridlewood line. The Victoria Park/Stampede LRT Station offers direct access to the BMO Centre The Erlton/Stampede LRT Station offers access to the south end of Stampede Park. To find out more please visit the Calgary Transit website.


Are first aid services available?

Aaron Paramedical Services provides EMT and Paramedics for emergency medical and illness response available at various medical rooms throughout Stampede Park during normal operating hours. Please see park map for locations.


Are there police officers on Stampede Park?

The Calgary Police Service office is located in the Big Four Building, north end of the lower level and accessible via the exterior north end doors. Calgary Police Service and Stampede Security personnel are available 24 hours a day, if you require emergency assistance please call 911 or 403.261.0595


What is the ATCO Gas Lost Kids program?

Kids on Stampede Park are kept safe by being tagged by the Lost Kids Patrol as soon as they arrive through any entrance. Should a child become separated from a parent, the Lost Kids Patrol will take them to the ATCO Gas Lost Kids Centre next to Bell adrenaline ranch. The Lost Kids program operates daily.


Are pets allowed on Stampede Park?

Unfortunately, Stampede Park cannot accommodate guests' pets. Do not leave your pets unattended in your vehicle. Kindly leave them at home or make arrangements to house them at a kennel. Assisted living animals are permitted.


Can I ride a bike to Stampede Park?

Yes you can! Bike racks are provided at the Park entrances. Bicycles, scooters, skateboards, rollerblades, heelys, and segways are not permitted on Stampede Park. Any other wheeled device deemed unsafe by our staff may be denied entry to the Park at Stampede’s discretion. No storage lockers are available at Park entrances.


What other accessible services are available?

There are paved pathways and ramps throughout the Park to assist with wheelchair access. All public buildings on Stampede Park are accessible. Telephones for hearing impaired individuals are available at all telephone banks.


Where are baby change stations and mothers' rooms located?

For the convenience of buckaroos and their mothers alike, diaper change stations are located in all public restrooms. Areas for breastfeeding mothers are also available in the South WestJet Skyride washroom and the Lost Kids Centre.


Where can I rent wheelchairs, strollers and/or storage locations?

·       Inside Olympic Entry

·       Inside Erlton Entry; opposite Indian Village

·       South of Weadickville, at the northeast corner of the Big Four Building at street level


What security measures does the Stampede use to support my safety at Stampede?

The Calgary Stampede uses several security strategies on Stampede Park – some you see and some you don’t. As guests arrive at the Calgary Stampede, they will be guided through a new bag search area and many will be selected for search. Visitors who decline to be searched will not be permitted to enter Stampede Park. Other security measures include having full-time security on Stampede Park 24 hours each and every day of Stampede, a comprehensive video monitoring system, and a close relationship with the Calgary Police Service.


Can I be searched before coming into Stampede Park?

As guests arrive at the Calgary Stampede, they will be guided through a bag search area and many will be selected for search. Visitors who decline to be searched will not be permitted to enter Stampede Park. All visitors should arrive with the expectation of being searched and avoid bringing items that are not permitted.


What items am I allowed to bring? What is not allowed?

Guests are permitted to bring personal items such as non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, umbrellas, jackets, strollers, and of course their cowboy hat, but are asked to leave items such as pocket knives and scissors at home.