Buckle up Calgary! This year’s 2024 Calgary Stampede event is going strong with tons of free activities to keep you entertained without breaking the bank! You can catch live music at the Coca-Cola Stage, where local and international artists perform daily, stroll through the Stampede Market for some unique shopping and tasty food samples, agricultural exhibits, where you can get up close with farm animals and watch live demonstrations.

And best of all, don’t forget the fireworks to end your day, lighting up the sky over Stampede Park. Whether you’re into music, food, or just soaking up the vibrant atmosphere, there’s plenty to do for free!

We’ve rounded up a list of 14 free activities below that you can check out!

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Free Performances

Dive into global culture at the BMO Centre! Enjoy awesome performances featuring dance, music, and traditions from all over the world.

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Free Tour of New BMO Centre

Sign up ahead of time to check out the new and massive BMO Centre expansion on a guided tour!

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Free Entry to Elbow River Camp

This spot celebrates indigenous culture with live demonstrations, engaging programs, and local artisan crafts.

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Free Showband

Every day during the Stampede, the amazing Stampede Showband puts on a performance right in front of the Saddledome.

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Free Pancake Breakfasts

Enjoy free pancake breakfast meals all throughout Stampede. See our full list here!

Free Le Cirque De La Nuit Show

Catch a free 30-minute show from “Starslingers” or “Caravan of Curiosities” at different times at the BMO Centre!

Free Agricultural Competitions

Check out the daily competitions at the Nutrien Western Event Centre, from vintage tractor pulls to heavy horse shows!

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Free Dog Show

Swing by the dog bowl on the south side of Stampede Park for a free 30-minute dog show!

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Free Horse Visits

Check out the animals for free at the family-friendly Horse Haven Stable!

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Free Kitchen Theatre

Check out the live kitchen action on the lower level of the Big Four Roadhouse at the Range Food Hall.

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Free Concerts

Enjoy free live music every day at the Coca-Cola stage, Nashville North Tent, and the Big Four Building!

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Free Freestyle Motocross

Check out the Monster Energy Compound on the north side of the park.

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Free Art Viewing – New This Year!

Check out “Fleurs De Villes” flower-covered mannequins of country music stars at the BMO Centre!

Free Market Entry

Walk around the massive Stampede market at the BMO Centre, packed with super talented and friendly local vendors!

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