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10 things to do this weekend in Calgary

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DH Calgary Staff Jul 03, 2015 11:56 am

Here are some of the top events to check out in Calgary this weekend, July 3 to July 5. For a complete list of events, check out the Calgary Buzz event calendar.

Spruce Meadows North American

  • What: The North American is the closing of the 2015 Spruce Meadows Summer Series. Featuring the best show jumping athletes and horses from across the Americas.
  • Where: Spruce Meadows- 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary
  • When: July 1 to July 5
  • Cost: $5 for ages 5 and up, Free for Seniors (65+) and Children.

Wagonstage: There’s a Turtle in My Tub

  •  What: There’s a Turtle in My Tub is a story about a young girl named Mabel who finds a turtle and makes it her mission to bring him back to the ocean. The show is about 25 minutes in length and performed by drama students from the School of creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary.
  • Where: Calgary Zoo- 1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary (between Kitamba Cafe and the Rhino enclosure)
  • When: Wednesday to Sunday from July 1 to August 12 at 11a.m. and another showing at 1 p.m.

Calgary Stampede Midway

  • What: Thrills, chills and skills are all across the Midway from rides to games.
  • Where: Stampede Park – 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
  • When: Monday, July 3 to Sunday, July 12
  • Cost: $1 for 1 Coupon, $10 for 11, $20 for 22, $50 for 55, and $54 Ride All Day Wristbands
  • Website: http://www.calgarystampede.com/

Calgary Stampede Entertainment

  • What: The Entertainment never stops at the Stampede and this year they have awesome shows like President’s Choice Superdogs, Acrodunk, Ghost Riders, Evolution of Extreme, Candy King, Cannon Lady, First Nations Youth Dancers and more.
  • Where: Stampede Park – 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
  • When: Monday, July 3 to Sunday, July 12 during 9a.m. to 11p.m.. Check for times for specific activity.
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: http://www.calgarystampede.com/

Calgary Stampede Rdeo

  • What: Enjoy the Stampede traditionally with some of the best athletes, bulls, steers, chuck wagons, horses and more.
  • Where: Stampede Park – 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
  • When: Monday, July 3 to Sunday, July 12
  • Cost: Varies
  • Website: http://cs.calgarystampede.com/

Stampede Coke Stage 

  • What: Talent is abundant when it comes to the Coke-Stage, each day there is a new amazing musical performer.
  • Where: Stampede Park – 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
  • When: Monday, July 3 to Sunday, July 12 at 9p.m. every night

Flour Rope Square

  • What: The Stampede Queen and Princesses make an appearance and other celebrities too. Enjoy marching bands, fiddlers, friendly, mascots, and more.
    Where: Olympic Plaza – Corner of 7th Anvenue and Macleod Trail SE, Calgary
  • When: Saturday, July 4 at 9 am to 1:15 p.m
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: http://www.stampede-downtownattractions.com/

Suncor Family Day

  • What: Free admission between 6a.m. and 9 a.m.. There is also a free Suncor Family Day Breakfast, served 8a.m. to 10 a.m., for the first 20, 000 guests. A Free variety show will also be occurring at the grandstand featuring Extreme Dunk show by  Acrodunk, a performance by Ukrainian Dancers Suzirya, Calgary Tai Chi Martial Arts College, the 2014 winner of the Nashville North Star competition Dylan Gillet and  Mini Chuck Wagons.
  • When: Sunday, July 5 at 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Stampede – 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: http://www.calgarystampede.com/

Stampede Road Race

  • What: Join the race, 5Km, 10Km and Half Marathon, the kids can race too (200m to 1200 m) at the Stampede Road Race. You will receive a Mizuno Technical shirt ($65 retail value) and kids receive cotton shirt too.
  • Where: Glenmore Track
  • When: Sunday, July 5 at various times
  • Cost: $65 Adults, $30 For kids up to 16 and $10 for kids races
  • Website: http://www.stampederoadrace.ca/
  • Spruce Meadows North American

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