5 Stampede things to do in Calgary today: Friday, July 15

Jul 15 2016, 11:56 am

The Greatest Outdoor Show in the world is finally here! Time to wear your finest plaid, step into those boots and be part of the wild, wild, west.

Here are things to do in Calgary with a Stampede twist.

Five Dollar Fun – discounted entry to park

The Calgary Stampede is offering reduced entry for today, Friday, July 15 from 5 to 7 pm. Children, adults and seniors will only have to pay $5 to get into the park this evening.

Where: Calgary Stampede
When: Friday, July 15 from 5 to 7 pm
Cost: $5

Oxford Stomp 2016

Calgary’s 28th annual Oxford Stomp returns with the Stampede this July.Get ready to hear performances by Don Henley, Serena Ryder, Matthew Good, and Vertical Horizon, all in the name of a good cause. Tickets are on sale now online.

When: Friday, July 15 from 3 to 10 p.m.
Where: Fort Calgary – 750 9th Avenue SE
Website: oxfordstomp.com

Wildhorse Saloon

The Wildhorse Saloon is offering “the greatest Stampede Party in Calgary.” They’ve got concerts by The Road Hammers, Reuben and the Dark and Blackjack Billy to name a few, a BBQ, a non-stop dance floor, 20+ bars serving drinks that will knock your boots off, and of course, two different Stampede roundup after parties.

Where: Wildhorse Saloon Stampede Tent – 500 6th Avenue SW
When: From Thursday, July 7 to Saturday, July 16
Tickets: At Wildhorse, daily admission priced $20, individual shows separately priced; VIP boss passes and areas also available.

Grandstand Show, and Fireworks

Every night, the Evening Show starts with the GMC Rangeland Derby, which involves exciting chuckwagon races. When this portion of the event is over, a massive stage is towed in for the TransAlta Grandstand Show, featuring an eclectic mix of song, dance, and acrobatics. The evening’s affair concludes with a massive fireworks display over Stampede Park.

Where: Grandstand, Stampede Park
When: Nightly at 7:45 pm
Cost: Ticketed

Free Concerts at the Coca-Cola Stage

This year’s lineup for the Coca-Cola Stage, the largest music venue at the Calgary Stampede, is chart-topping and award-winning. Tonight’s concert features Dear Rouge at 8 pm and
The Glorious Sons at 9:30 pm

Where: Coca-Cola Stage, Stampede Park
When: Friday, July 15 at 8 pm
Cost: Free

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