CALGARY, ALBERTA – It’s not too late to apply to be a part of the 2019 Calgary Stampede Parade. The Calgary Stampede Parade, which hits the streets of downtown Calgary on Friday, July 5, 2019, is the official kickoff to The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, the Calgary Stampede.


“The Stampede Parade has always been a vehicle for Calgary’s charitable, community and social groups, along with our resilient corporate community to come together and celebrate what makes Calgary great,” says Parade Committee chair Karen Franco.  “This year, with Calgary hosting the World Association of Marching Show Bands Championship, we expect the parade to attract an unprecedented international audience.”


Applications must be received before February 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. MST.  To apply for entry into the Calgary Stampede Parade, please visit:


The Parade is broadcast live to a regional and national television audience of almost two million people, with approximately 350,000 spectators lining the streets of downtown Calgary to take in the celebration.  Parade fans can also celebrate and engage through social media.


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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 promotes western heritage and values.  All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.


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For more information, please contact:

Bob Young,                                                                              

Media Coordinator – Stampede Parade Committee                                                                                           

T  403.850.5575