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Calgary Stampede News & Events

Get the most current news and list of events relating to the Calgary Stampede. Everything from the dates and locations for the famous Stampede Breakfasts, to the best bars and watering holes near the Stamped grounds. Stay tuned and let us know if there is anything you'd like to learn more about.

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While many people come to Calgary to take in the action and fun of the Calgary Stampede, if you're staying in town for a while, there are a host of fun attractions in and around the city.

Heritage Park (1900 Heritage Drive SW)

Heritage Park is a 127-acre western-themed park that is one of Calgary's major tourist attractions. There is 100 years of history there and those who go can shop, eat and explore the more than 180 historical exhibits and service structures. Kids will enjoy the carousel and other small rides.

Fort Calgary (750 - 9 Avenue SE)

Founded where the Elbow and Bow Rivers join, Fort Calgary was built in 1875 by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. This fort became the foundation for what is now modern day Calgary. The site is set on 40

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Calgary Stampede concerts 2014

Every year the Calgary Stampede delivers a stellar lineup of  big-name artists and this year's list of Stampede concerts is certainly no exception. Shania Twain will be at the 'Dome on July 9 and 10, making her only Canadian live concert appearances this year. Other great concerts include the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire and Canadian rockers Monster Truck, who will be on the Coca Cola stage July 8.

Scotiabank Saddledome Concerts

July 9 & 10 - Shania Twain

July 11 - Paul Brandt

July 12 - Keith Urban

July 13 - Reba McEntire

Nashville North Concerts

July 4 - BlackJack Billy

July 5 - Deric Ruttan

July 6 - Gord Bamford

July 7 - Brett Kissel

July 8 - George Fox

July 8 - Charlie Major

July 9 - The Road Hammers

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Best bars and clubs during calgary stampede

The Calgary Stampede officially gets underway this year on July 4, and when it does, the city goes from hard-working oil and gas town to boot-stomping party central - big time! If you're looking for a fun place to have a few drinks and get into the Stampede spirit, here is our list of the best Stampede Bars in Calgary (in no particular order).

Ranchmans (9615 Macleod Trail SW)

Easily recognized as Calgary's most iconic country bar, Ranchmans definitely kicks it up a few notches during the Stampede. They open up a massive party tent with two patios and the drinks flow. This bar is a favourite with rodeo participants and the chuckwagon crews. Ranchmans has live music every night for the 10 days of Stampede.

Cowboys (421 12 Ave SE)

Cowboys - "The

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2014 Calgary Stampede Breakfasts, Caravan Committee

The Calgary Stampede caravan committee is a group of behind-the-scenes enthusiastic volunteers who put on many of the Calgary Stampede Breakfasts the city is so well known for. Stampede Breakfasts have been a major part of the Stampede celebrations for the past 85 years. So with this year's Stampede running July 4-13, 2014, we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at where and when people can get their free pancake breakfasts. In addition to the food, there is always good entertainment at the Caravan breakfasts as well. And they are on come rain or shine. Unless noted, all breakfasts are open from 9 am - 11 am.

July 3: CBC Building (1745 Westmount Blvd. N.W.), 7-9 am.

July 4: Allstream (303-9 Ave. S.E.), 8-10:30 am, first 2,000 people.

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