Attendance numbers for: (July 7, 2019)

Stampede attendance Sunday, July 7, 2019          156,265

Cumulative attendance for 2019:                              418,341

Same day for 2018:                                                         180,761

Daily decrease over 2018:                                             (24,496)

Cumulative attendance for 2018:                              460,002

Overall cumulative decrease of:                                (41,661)

Same day 5 year average:                                            161,930

Daily decrease over 5 year average:                        (5,665)

Cumulative attendance for 5 year average:          405,208

Overall cumulative increase of:                                  13,133


The Results Are In

Rodeo, Chuckwagon and Agriculture Competition Results:


Local cowboy achieves long-time dream on day three of the Calgary Stampede Rodeo. See the full story here

Rodeo results can be found here

Chuckwagon Racing:

Molle looks to make a move with fastest time on night three of GMC Rangeland Derby. See the full story here

GMC Rangeland Derby Results can be found here

Agriculture Results:

High fives all around for Team Cattle Penning Trio from Alberta. See the full story here

Calgarian pulls off second consecutive win in Vintage Tractor Pull Competition. See the full story here

All Agriculture Results can be found here


Best New Food on the Midway

Sunday, July 7 – Best Vegetarian Food:

Beyond Meat Pizza - Avatar Pizza


World Association of Marching Show Bands – Concert Band Showcase

 Concert Bands



Achievement Level

AGH UST Concert Band (Poland)




Musikverein Ruhle 1958 e.V. (Germany)





World Association of Marching Show Bands – Parade Competition

** Over two events - Calgary Stampede Parade and the WAMSB Saddledome Parade



Combined Score

Achievement Level

Fanfarenzug Strausberg




Fanfarenzug Dresden




Hettstedter Spielmannszug “Blau Weiss” 1919




Fanfarenzug Greiz e.V.




Musikverein Ruhle 1958 e.V.




Ostseefanfaren Des KJFZ Sellin e.V.





World Association of Marching Show Bands - Field Show Preliminary Competition - Group B

 Competing Band


Achievement Level

Fanfarenzug Des KSC Strausberg e.V.



Red Deer Royals Marching Show Band



Showband Marum



Hettstedter Spielmannszug “Blau Weiss” 1919 e.V.



Calgary Round-UP Band



For more information about WAMSB, click here


Don’t Miss This

Coca-Cola IgNITES the Night –This one-night-only event is back again to light up the Midway on Monday, July 8 from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. This event features the King of the High Wire, Nik Wallenda, T-Pain, 4KORNERS and you’ll be able to Ride All Night with rides running late until 1 a.m.!

Big Four Roadhouse - The Big Four Roadhouse is the place where you can kickback with your friends, enjoy delicious food, grab a cold drink all while listening to live musical performances. Want to get interactive? We've also got a selection of classic games - some you may have grown up with! The Big Four Roadhouse is an 18+ venue.

Western Oasis - Celebrating Western Arts & Culture. This feature destination showcases multiple disciplines of arts and culture. Meet artists from throughout North America and purchase original artwork and photographs. Enjoy non-stop music and entertainment at the Window on the West Stage or stop in the Wine Garden for a relaxing break from the Midway

Cowboy Up Challenge - A high paced display of horsemanship and equine athleticism, horse and rider teams maneuver through obstacles in a race against the clock during the Cowboy Up Challenge. If that isn’t exciting enough, the Calgary Stampede Showband will be kicking off the pre-show!

6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Nutrien Western Event Centre)

World Association of Marching Showbands – World Championship Final

Taking over the Scotiabank Saddledome, this headline event features marching bands from across the globe. Each competitive group brings their unique international style and culture to the activity. Come watch as these groups compete to win the World Association of Marching Showbands World Championship Flag!

Scotiabank Saddledome – 6–11 p.m.

To learn more about the WAMSB World Championships, click here


Coca-Cola Stage

8:00 p.m. – Lil Berete

9:00 p.m. – T-Pain


Nashville North

10:00 p.m. – Kiefer Sutherland.


Big Four Roadhouse

10:00 p.m. – Classified


Stampede Stories

  • Nik Wallenda: World-record holder Nik Wallenda and his family are bringing their high-wire act to the Midway. Try not to hold your breath while you watch their daring performance high above the crowd. Nik Wallenda’s World Record Calgary Stampede High Wire Walk starts at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 8!
  • Bar Nineteen Twelve - Named after the year that started it all, the newest restaurant to the Calgary Stampede brings a welcoming change in pace to the Park. Tucked inside The Big Four Roadhouse, this year-round restaurant offers an intimate experience with a curated cocktail-inspired menu. Open 11 a.m. until Park close during Stampede.

           To see Bar Nineteen Twelve’s full menu, click here

  • New Ride – Star Dancer! Brand new for 2019, we present the Star Dancer! This super spectacular ride wows thrill seekers and spectators alike, with it’s over the top spinning motion. As the Star Dancer’s claw begins to spin, the giant pendulum swings back and forth, gaining momentum with each movement until it loops around all 360 degrees and reaches heights of over 70 feet.



Meet the Community Engagement & Communications team

Jennifer Booth, Manager, Public Relations

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Kristina Barnes, Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture

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Lahia Girbick, Media Relations Coordinator (Entertainment)

T: 403.261.4114       C: 403.681.1992       E:

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

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