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The Calgary Stampede is a rodeo festival that is held in Calgary and also the largest annual festival in Canada. It is at the beginning of July and lasts 10 days held. During the festival, Calgary's Wild West Cowboy-image to the world. In addition to rodeo events during the Stampede also shows, concerts, chuck wagon races and exhibitions, among other local Indian tribes. The festival is presented annually by more than one and a quarter million people who visited often in western attire adorn. On the first Friday of the Calgary Stampede is the city of Calgary and a parade held at various locations in the city are served pancakes for breakfast.

The park where most of the festivities, including Stampede Park is home to the Saddledome, where during the 1988 Winter Olympics figure skating and ice hockey took place and today is the home stadium of the Calgary Flames hockey team.

Ever since 1886 there is an annual exhibition held in Calgary from 1912 is the annual Calgary Stampede rodeo held in which the best riders in North America struggle. Since 1923 both events are held together.

Address: 1410 Olympic Way SE
Phone: (403) 261-0531
Website: http://www.calgarystampede.com

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  • Updated Feb 11, 2015
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