Attendance numbers for: July 4, 2019

Stampede attendance Thursday, July 4, 2019:      28,453

Cumulative attendance for 2019:                              28,453

               

Same day for 2018:                                                         40,446

Daily decrease over 2018:                                             (11,993)

Cumulative attendance for 2018:                             40,446

Overall cumulative decrease of:                               (11,993)

Same day 5 year average:                                            34,470

Daily decrease over 5 year average:                       (6,017)

Cumulative attendance for 5 year average:          34,470

Overall cumulative decrease of:                                (6,017)

 

The Results Are In

Best New Food on the Midway

Tasters Choice:

Best Savory: Fried Chicken Skins

Best Sweet: Butterbeer Ice Cream

 

Judges Choice:

Best Savory: Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings

Best Sweet: Butterbeer Ice Cream

 

Don’t Miss This

Parade to Park – FREE admission from 11:00 - 1:30 p.m.

 

Calgary Stampede Cutting Horse Competition - The Calgary Stampede Cutting Horse Competition showcases the top cutting horses in the world and offers spectators an opportunity to cheer on the horses and riders as they compete. In a cutting competition, each horse and rider is faced with a herd of cattle and two and a half minutes on the clock. 

 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Nutrien Western Event Centre

To learn more about the Calgary Stampede Cutting Horse Competition, click here

 

World Association of Marching Showbands World Championship - Competitors will faceoff two at a time, battling against one another in an ultimate drumline showdown. As other band members surround to cheer them on, the judges’ watch for technique and showmanship. This competition spotlights a drumline’s unique talents and creativity, as well as their ability to move a crowd

The Saddledome Steps - 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

To learn more about the WAMSB World Championships, click here

 

Sidesaddle Racing – 8 women riding sidesaddle bring history to life as they race around the track in this feature showcase event, July 5 & 6 following the GMC Rangeland Derby

Immediately following the Chuckwagon Races in the Grandstand

To learn more about Sidesaddle Racing, click here

 

Coca-Cola Stage

8:00 p.m. – Orville Peck

9:00 p.m. – Feist

 

Nashville North

10:00 p.m. – The Reklaws

 

Big Four Roadhouse

10:00 p.m. – Sam Roberts Band

 

Stampede Stories

 

  •  Parade Marshal Amber Marshall, 2019 Poster Artist Rebecca Shuttleworth and Monster Energy Compound rider Kassie Boone are just a few of the talented women joining us for this year’s Calgary Stampede, showcasing women in western culture.

 

  • Catch up with a heavy horse competitor as they prepare their brawny and beautiful horses for the Heavy Horse Show, happening tomorrow night in the Nutrien Western Event Centre.

 

  • Marking the 100th anniversary of Charles M. Russell’s special exhibition at the 1919 Victory Stampede, this show will be the greatest assembly of Russell masterpieces in the last decade.

 

Contacts:

Meet the Community Engagement & Communications team

Jennifer Booth, Manager, Public Relations

T: 403.261.0327       C: 403.463.6834       E: jbooth@calgarystampede.com

Kristina Barnes, Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture

T: 403.261.0382       C: 403.585.4706       E: kbarnes@calgarystampede.com

Lahia Girbick, Media Relations Coordinator (Entertainment and Midway)

T: 403.261.4114       C: 403.681.1992       E: lgirbick@calgarystampede.com

Brooke Martine, Media Relations Coordinator (Agriculture and Western Competitions, WAMSB, Elbow River Camp)

T: 403.261.4113       C: 403.336.3979       E: bmartine@calgarystampede.com