Calgary – Round up your family and head down to Stampede Park for Cenovus Family Day on Sunday, July 8, 2018!

“There isn’t a better way to celebrate family than with free admission to Stampede Park and a free pancake breakfast!” says Kyle Corner, Manager Entertainment, Programming at the Calgary Stampede. “We invite the community to come down and enjoy all of the fun on the Midway, which will be open earlier than usual.”

Cenovus Family Day features free admission to Stampede Park from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. and a free pancake breakfast for the first 25,000 guests, while supplies last. Breakfast will be served on the Grandstand tarmac.  

“We’re excited to be continuing our partnership with the Calgary Stampede and look forward to serving up breakfast to visitors to the grounds!” says Leanne Courchesne, Cenovus Group Lead Community Investment. “We always welcome the opportunity to give back to the communities where we live and work.”

The Midway, BMO Centre and Stampede Market will open early at 9 a.m. plus the Monster Energy Compound and Canine Stars will have special early morning performances.

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About the Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede celebrates the people, the animals, the land, the traditions and the values that make up the unique spirit of the west. The Calgary Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and southern Alberta through our world-renowned Stampede, year-round facilities, western events and several youth and agriculture programs. Exemplifying the theme We’re Greatest Together, we are a volunteer-supported, not-for-profit community organization that preserves and celebrates our western heritage, cultures and community spirit. All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.

About Cenovus Energy Inc.

Cenovus Energy Inc. is a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company. It is committed to maximizing value by responsibly developing its assets in a safe, innovative and efficient way. Operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and British Columbia. The company also has 50% ownership in two U.S. refineries. Cenovus shares trade under the symbol CVE, and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges. For more information, visit


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