Calgary – Tuesday, July 12 is Western Heritage Day, adults 65 plus can enjoy free park admission all day beginning at 9:30 a.m.

The day kicks off at The Saddledome Steps with free coffee and baked goods, a special High Dive Show performance, and entertainment from a featured Stampede Talent Search performer.

Additional shows at the Agrium Western Event Centre include Canadian Trick Rider, Nikki Flundra, The Strathcona Mounted Troop, and Mini Chuckwagons. Don’t miss the legendary John Conlee as he plays two shows on the Nashville North stage at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. 

Western Heritage Day guests also receive free West Jet Skyrides all day long, free reserved rodeo and evening show tickets (available from the ticket office near the Erlton Entrance) and a commemorative pin courtesy of Loram 99 (tickets and pins available while quantities last).

                               WHAT: Western Heritage Day


                               WHEN: Tuesday, July 12, 2016

                                           Free coffee and baked goods 9:30 a.m.


                               WHERE: The Saddledome Steps


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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:

Daniel Kennedy

Media Relations Coordinator

Calgary Stampede

T 403.261.9315

C 902.483.5306