Calgary – The best things in life are free which is why the Calgary Stampede and its partners are pleased to present three days of free pancakes and four days of free admission to Stampede 2023!

Parade To Park Presented by Suncor: Friday, July 7
Watch more than 105 entries comprised of over 400, four-legged and close to 5,000 two-legged participants march through downtown Calgary before taking advantage of Stampede Parade to Park presented by Suncor. Go straight from the Parade route to Stampede Park to receive free admission from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Tim Hortons Family Day: Sunday, July 9
Move over vanilla dip donut, Tim Hortons Family Day is serving up a free pancake breakfast in the GMC Stadium Courtyard from 8 -10 a.m., while quantities last. Admission is free for everyone until 11 a.m., but come early if you want to enjoy your coffee in peace as we’ll keep your little cowpoke entertained with a free variety show from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

TC Energy Community Day: Tuesday, July 11
Experience the community spirit that energizes our city at TC Energy Community Day. Admission is free for adults and children from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Seniors and military veterans receive free admission all day long and a free pancake breakfast in front of the Nutrien Western Events Centre until 11 a.m., while quantities last.

BMO Kids’ Day: Wednesday, July 12
Bring your tiny first-timer to Stampede Park for a free pancake breakfast in the GMC Stadium Courtyard from 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., while quantities last. Park opens at 7:30 a.m. with free entry for everyone from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. and free entry for kids 12 & under all day.

If you’re itching to be the first to take a spin on the Superwheel or get your hands on a Peanut Butter Pickle Dog, then head to Stampede Park the day before The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth officially kicks off.

Sneak-A-Peek: Thursday, July 6
Experience all the fun Stampede 2023 has to offer, at half the price. Admission to Stampede Park is $11 from 5 p.m. – midnight. This is your chance to check out the midway rides, games, food and music before the Parade marks the official start of Stampede.

With The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth just 18 days away, plan to take advantage of these exclusive Value Days where you can see a lot, without spending a lot. Find more information about the Calgary Stampede Value Days here.

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:
Shannon Greer
Manager, Communications & Media Relations
Calgary Stampede                                          
T 403.585.0467       

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