The Big Four Station
The Big Four Station

23 Alberta-based small brewers and their craft beer to be featured at the 2017 Calgary Stampede’s Big Four Station

Calgary – The Calgary Stampede and Alberta Small Brewers Association are pleased to announce a diverse offering of Alberta craft beer will make its appearance July 7 – 16, 2017 in The Big Four Station on Stampede Park.

Visitors to The Big Four Station will be able to quench their thirst from a selection of IPAs, pilsners, ales, unfiltered whites and seasonal varieties available for sample and purchase from 23 Alberta small brewers and Labatt Brewing Company Limited.

“The creative, innovative and collaborative approaches taken by Alberta small brewers have created award-winning craft beers that use world-class Alberta-grown ingredients,” says Terry Rock, Executive Director, Alberta Small Brewers Association. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to share the story of this signature Alberta industry by showcasing our beer with guests to the Calgary Stampede’s Big Four Station.”

In addition to the selections of Alberta craft beer is the Stampede’s commitment to educate and bring awareness to the agriculture industries in Alberta. Information will be on display describing barley farming, malting and brewing to enrich and educate visiting craft-beer aficionados.

On top of the local craft brews available at The Big Four Station, this year’s  Brewmaster’s Dinner Series will pair craft beer with specialty menus created and prepared by Calgary Stampede chefs. Stay tuned for ticket information.

The Alberta Small Brewers Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to celebrating craft Alberta beer, the people who make it and quality ingredients, grown here in Alberta.

Labatt Brewing Company Limited continues to be a key partner and is the Official Beer Partner of the Calgary Stampede.

Access to The Big Four Station is free with admission to the Calgary Stampede, July 7 – 16, 2017. The Big Four Station is a specialty food and beverage destination on Stampede Park.


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 celebrates our western heritage, cultures and community spirit. All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.

For more information, please contact:

Larry Lalonde
Group Manager, Communications & Community Engagement
Calgary Stampede

Terry Rock
Executive Director
Alberta Small Brewers Association