Location: Scotiabank Saddledome steps

The Steps are home to magic, music and more – performances daily by Visiting Bands, Band of Outriders, and the Calgary Stampede Showband.

Kids’ Chuck Challenge

Come be a part of the “Kids’ Chuck Challenge”! At the sound of the klaxon, teams of young cowboys and cowgirls, between five and 10 years old, compete as chuckwagon drivers.

Daily: 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:25 p.m. and 4:40 p.m.  
July 3: 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 pm

Additional Shows: July 6 and 9, 10 am

Marching Bands

Calgary Stampede Showband performances

Daily: 1:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.   
Band of Outriders: 6:40 p.m. and 8:20 p.m.
Visiting Bands: 4:20 p.m.

Ghost Riders

Where Hip Hop meets the wild west! A custom show created exclusively for the Calgary Stampede by some of Canada’s most renowned Hip Hop dancers, as seen on So You Think You Can Dance Canada!

Daily: 5:20 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.


See Canadian Magician Daniel Steep mystify and inspire children with his interactive magic show, using the power of illusion to teach important agriculture lessons!

Daily: 12:20 and 2:20 p.m.

Street Drum Corps

These percussion aficionados have a world-class following. Watch this trio turn everyday household items into the ultimate street drumming experience.

Daily: 3:15 and 6 p.m