Daily News Briefing – Friday, July 6, 2018
Stampede attendance Thursday, July 5, 2018 40,446
Cumulative attendance for 2018: 40,446
Same day for 2017: 36,953
Daily increase over 2017: 3,493
Take a Bite Outta Stampede – Best New Food on the Midway Competition
Sweet – The Sweetheart, from The Peanut Butter Cupboard
Savoury – The Big Pickle Tornado, from Big Coco’s
What’s happening today
Calgary Stampede Parade led by two-time Canadian Olympic bronze medalist and 15-time X Games medalist, snowboarder Mark McMorris.
Free admission until 1:30 p.m.
Mercuria/NCHA World Series of Cutting Finals – 12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Heavy Horse Show with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra – 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Coca-Cola Stage - Elle King
Nashville North - Petric
Today’s story idea:
- 50TH Anniversaries – The Grandstand Show, the Zipper, the Young Canadians and Mini Doughnuts are all celebrating their golden anniversaries in 2018.
Meet the Community Engagement & Communications team
• Jennifer Booth, Manager, Public Relations
T: 403.261.0327 C: 403.261.0327 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Kristina Barnes, Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture
T: 403.261.0382 C: 403.585.4706 E: email@example.com
• Danielle Savoni, Publicity Manager
T: 403.261.0401 C: 403.461.6647 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Christine Thompson, Media Relations Coordinator (Entertainment)
T: 403.261.0338 C: 403.650.7834 E: email@example.com
• Brooke Martine, Media Relations Coordinator (Agriculture and Western Competitions)
T: 403.261.0339 C: 403.831.2718 E: firstname.lastname@example.org