CALGARY – Don’t miss out on your chance to be part of the iconic Calgary Stampede Parade! There is just one week left to apply to be in the 2018 parade, which hits the streets of downtown Calgary on Friday, July 6, 2018 and kicks off 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.  “We once again look forward to welcoming a variety of entries from Calgary, Canada and around the world.”

The Parade is enjoyed by close to 350,000 spectators who gather along the streets of Calgary to take in the celebration and is broadcast to a regional and national television audience. Parade fans also celebrate and engage through social media.

Applications must be received before February 28, 2018 at 4 p.m. MST.  To apply for entry into the Calgary Stampede Parade, please visit:

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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.

For more information, please contact:

Keith Marlowe,                                                                        
Media Coordinator – Stampede Parade Committee                                                                                        
T  587.435.4580