Calgary Stampede 2015

July 3-12 2015

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Calgary Stampede

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Starts downtown Calgary on Friday, July 6, 2018 @ 7:30 a.m.

2018 Parade Schedule


7:30 a.m. - Parade Prelude

9 a.m. - Parade starts at the intersection of 9th Avenue and 1st Street S.E

1 p.m. - Parade ends at the intersection of 6th Avenue and Macleod Trail 

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Free admission to the Calgary Stampede

Tips for Parade Day

Getting There
Spectators are encouraged to walk, bike, or use Calgary Transit to get into the downtown core on parade day. For more information on Calgary Transit during the Stampede and on parade day, visit Calgary Transit's Stampede 101.

Road Closures
Beginning at 7:30 a.m. on parade day, the following roads will be closed:

  1. Westbound 6 Avenue from 6 Street S.E. to 10 Street S.W.
  2. 10 Street S.W. from 6 Avenue S.W. to 9 Avenue S.W.
  3. Eastbound 9 Avenue from 10 Street S.W. to 8 Street S.E.
  4. The morning connector from Bow Trail to westbound 5 Avenue S.W. will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. only.
  5. There are additional road closures and parking restrictions in the East Village and around Fort Calgary (i.e., all roads between 4th Street SE and 6th Street SE and between 9th Avenue SE and Riverfront Avenue SE).


All roadways are expected to reopen by approximately 2 p.m. For a full list of road and parking lot closures, visit the City of Calgary's Stampede Parade Road Closures and Transit Information

Television Viewing
CBC Television will air live coverage airs on Friday, July 7 from 9–11 a.m. MT (Alberta only). The parade will be re-broadcast nationally on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 12–2 p.m. MT. Full broadcast schedule can be found at


Standard Seating

The sidewalks along 6 and 9 Avenues are available for free to the general public on a first come, first served basis. It's best to arrive early to find a prime viewing spot.

Bleacher Seating

A number of non-profit organizations offer limited paid bleacher seating. Please contact the individual groups for details.




Parade Day Gateway

View the Calgary Stampede Parade in comfort.

includes all fees and taxes
  • Parking Pass for Friday, July 6
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from Stampede Park
  • One reserved Bleacher seat for the Calgary Stampede Parade
  • One main level Afternoon Rodeo Ticket
  • Souvenir program
  • Standard Package Price: $93 youth/$133 adult, ticket in main level end section
  • Elevated Package Price: $194, ticket in main level centre

Click here to buy or call the Calgary Stampede Ticket Office at 403.269.9822 or 1.800.661.1767

DID YOU KNOW The parade is a two-hour celebration of the Calgary Stampede and its place in the city. Of all the world’s parades, the Rose Bowl is the only one larger than ours.
350k SPECTATORS from all over the world cheering along the route
4,000 PARTICIPANTS smiling, waving, dancing, playing and more
750 HORSES marching in the parade
3.8 KM/H average speed on the parade route
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