The Ultimate 2024 Calgary Stampede Checklist From Stampede Toyota

The Calgary Stampede is back for 2024, promising ten days of unforgettable fun, food, and festivities! As the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, it’s a must-attend event for both locals and visitors. To make the most of your Stampede experience, we’ve put together this comprehensive checklist. And don’t forget to visit Stampede Toyota during our exclusive Stampede Sales event for some incredible deals!

A Stampede Toyota Blog By: Alec Lautermilch

Hint, stay till the end to learn how to get free tickets to the 2024 Calgary Stampede!

Stampede Breakfasts. 

Kickstart your day with a traditional Stampede breakfast. Throughout the city, you’ll find free pancake breakfasts hosted by local businesses and community groups. These events often feature live music, entertainment, and, of course, delicious pancakes, sausages, and more.

Pro Tip:

– Arrive early to avoid long lines.

– Bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated.

 Visit the Stampede Grounds

The heart of the action is at the Stampede Grounds. Here, you’ll find an array of attractions, including carnival rides, games, food stalls, and exhibits showcasing Western heritage and culture.


Must-See Attractions:

Agriculture Exhibits: Get up close with farm animals and learn about Alberta’s agricultural roots.

Midway: Thrill-seekers can enjoy a variety of rides and games.

-Western Oasis: A perfect spot to relax with some art, wine, and local cuisine.

Take in an Evening Show

Evenings at the Stampede Grounds are spectacular. From grandstand shows to fireworks, there’s no shortage of entertainment.



Grandstand Show: A mix of music, dance, and pyrotechnics that culminates in a stunning fireworks display.

Nightly Fireworks: Visible from various points around the city, it’s a must-see spectacle.

Attend a Rodeo

No visit to the Stampede is complete without experiencing a rodeo. Watch top cowboys and cowgirls compete in events like bull riding, barrel racing, and steer wrestling.


Rodeo Tips:

– Get your tickets early as these events can sell out quickly.

– Wear a hat and sunscreen for daytime events.

Enjoy the Musical Events and Concerts

The Calgary Stampede hosts an impressive lineup of musical performances across multiple stages. From country to rock, there’s something for everyone.


Top Venues:

– Coca-Cola Stage: Known for hosting big-name bands and emerging artists.

– Nashville North: The place to be for country music fans.

Explore the Food Scene

The Stampede is famous for its unique and sometimes outrageous food offerings. From deep-fried treats to gourmet meals, there’s plenty to tempt your taste buds.


Must-Try Items:

– Deep-fried Oreos

– Mini doughnuts

– BBQ ribs

Visit Stampede Toyota

While enjoying the Stampede, don’t miss out on the incredible deals at Stampede Toyota during our exclusive Stampede Sales event. Whether you’re looking for a new vehicle or servicing your current one, we’ve got you covered with fantastic offers including:

  • Spin to win $500-$1,500 in savings on EVERY used car.
  • 20% off accessories with the purchase of any pre-owned vehicle.
  • Free Calgary Stampede Tickets with any qualified, pre-owned test drive.
  • A $1,500 trade-in bonus on all makes and models. Your trade will never be worth more!
  • Plus our HORSE RACE BONUS where your friends and family can help you win a premium Calgary Stampede experience.

We can’t wait to see you there! Book your test drive now and secure your free Calgary Stampede Tickets!

The 2024 Calgary Stampede promises to be an event to remember. With this checklist, you’ll be well-prepared to enjoy all the fun and excitement. See you at the Stampede Grounds, and don’t forget to stop by Stampede Toyota for our Stampede Sales event!