Calgary Stampede Travel Guide

Known as “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth,” the annual Calgary Stampede attracts more than one million visitors per year. Get our tips for where to eat, where to stay and more.


Activities
Calgary Stampede
The annual Calgary Stampede attracts more than one million visitors per year. Fans can watch one of the world’s largest rodeos and partake in the fun of the parade, games in the midway, concerts and more.
  • 1410 Olympic Way Southeast
  • Calgary, Alberta T2G 2W1 Canada

Calgary Stampede

The annual Calgary Stampede attracts more than one million visitors per year. Fans can watch one of the world’s largest rodeos and partake in the fun of the parade, games in the midway, concerts and more.
1410 Olympic Way Southeast Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone: +1 403-261-0101
The Roadhouse
While most tent parties revolve around alcohol with a little food on the side, the Roadhouse is home to 6 grills. If that's not enough, they also offers lasso lessons, step dancing performances and even boot shaped glasses for beer.
  • 840 9 Avenue Southwest
  • Calgary, Alberta T2P 0L9 Canada

The Roadhouse

While most tent parties revolve around alcohol with a little food on the side, the Roadhouse is home to 6 grills. If that's not enough, they also offers lasso lessons, step dancing performances and even boot shaped glasses for beer.
840 9 Avenue Southwest Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone: +1 403-398-7623
Fluor Rope Square
Cowboys congregate here for pancakes as legendary as the Stampede itself. While there are many free pancake breakfasts in Calgary every Stampede day, Fluor Rope Square is the only place where they cook pancakes on a real chuck wagon.
  • 1410 Olympic Way SE
  • Calgary, Alberta T2G 2W1 Canada

Fluor Rope Square

Cowboys congregate here for pancakes as legendary as the Stampede itself. While there are many free pancake breakfasts in Calgary every Stampede day, Fluor Rope Square is the only place where they cook pancakes on a real chuck wagon.
1410 Olympic Way SE Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone: +1 403-261-0101
Cowboys Dance Hall
Cowboys is the biggest of the pop-up Stampede tent parties, attracting an estimated 20,000 partiers a day. Cowboys has beautiful cowgirl bartenders, private VIP suites overlooking the tent and a main stage made for the best country musicians.
  • 421 12th Ave. SE,
  • Calgary, Alberta Canada

Cowboys Dance Hall

Cowboys is the biggest of the pop-up Stampede tent parties, attracting an estimated 20,000 partiers a day. Cowboys has beautiful cowgirl bartenders, private VIP suites overlooking the tent and a main stage made for the best country musicians.
421 12th Ave. SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone: +1 403-265-0699

Hotels
Hotel Le Germain Calgary
From the goose-down comforter to the in-room Nespresso machine, luxury can be found in every corner of the Hotel Le Germain. Plus its downtown location provides panoramic views of the Calgary skyline.
  • 899 Centre Street Southwest
  • Calgary, Alberta T2G 1B8 Canada

Hotel Le Germain Calgary

From the goose-down comforter to the in-room Nespresso machine, luxury can be found in every corner of the Hotel Le Germain. Plus its downtown location provides panoramic views of the Calgary skyline.
899 Centre Street Southwest Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone: +1 403-264-8990

Restaurants & Bars
Buzzards/Bottlescrew Bill’s
During Stampede season, Buzzards brings out their Testicle Festival menu, including their famous “prairie oysters,” a dish of bull testicles that truly encapsulates the spirit of the Stampede.
  • 140 10 Avenue Southwest
  • Calgary, Alberta T2R 0A3 Canada

Buzzards/Bottlescrew Bill’s

During Stampede season, Buzzards brings out their Testicle Festival menu, including their famous “prairie oysters,” a dish of bull testicles that truly encapsulates the spirit of the Stampede.
140 10 Avenue Southwest Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone: +1 403-263-7900
Ranchman’s Cook House & Dancehall
Ranchman’s is Calgary's most western bar. The bar is filled with bull-rider autographs, trophies and enough rodeo memorabilia to mistake it for a museum.
  • 9615 Macleod Trail Southwest
  • Calgary, Alberta T2J 0P6 Canada

Ranchman’s Cook House & Dancehall

Ranchman’s is Calgary's most western bar. The bar is filled with bull-rider autographs, trophies and enough rodeo memorabilia to mistake it for a museum.
9615 Macleod Trail Southwest Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone: +1 403-253-1100

Transportation
Calgary International Airport
A hub for Air Canada, this airport is also one of 8 Canadian airports with US Border Preclearance facilities.
  • 2000 Airport Rd. NE
  • Calgary, Alberta T2E 6Z8 Canada

Calgary International Airport

A hub for Air Canada, this airport is also one of 8 Canadian airports with US Border Preclearance facilities.
2000 Airport Rd. NE Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone: +1 403-735-1200

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