Yahoo! (or Oohay!) It's the week of Calgary Stampede!
And after the last couple of summers we've had, tons of people are stoked to see the 'Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth' back in full swing.
It's going to be busy, it's going to be buzzing but that doesn't mean is has to break the bank!
Calgary Stampede always wants everyone to enjoy the festive fun and to help some do that, there's a few things I think you should know about, just to ensure no one is missing out on the action.
Take notes, because here are all the ways you can get in to Stampede for FREE:
Sneak-a-peek - Thursday, July 7th
Okay, this isn't free but it's a deal so I thought you'd want to know! Get into the Stampede spirit and check out the park the night before the official first day at sneak-a-peek.
Entry is $11 from 5 p.m. till 12 a.m.
Parade-To-Park - Friday, July 8th
Parade day! A lot of people are excited to watch Yellowstone's Kevin Costner lead the way as the official 2022 Parade Marshal. With him to help kick off the Stampede is honoree marshal, John Scott, representing the Foothills and the booming Alberta film industry. After the parade go straight to the park to enjoy the first full day!
FREE admission for all ages from 11 a.m. till 1:30 p.m.
Suncor Family Day - Sunday, July 10th
Fun, family and a free pancake breakfast! What's not to love? Entertain the whole family all thanks to Suncor.
FREE admission for all ages from 8 a .m. till 11 a.m. (Pancake breakfast until 10 a.m. and while supplies lasts.)
TC Energy Community Day - Tuesday, July 12
Come and celebrate community spirit with TC Energy! They are hooking you and the family up all day long with free, free, free!
FREE admission for everyone from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m.
FREE gate admission all day long and coffee and doughnuts for seniors (65+) from 9:30 a.m. till 10:30 a.m.
BMO Kids' Day - Wednesday, July 13
This day is all about the kids! Bring your little ones down and start them on Stampede early with a FREE pancake breakfast at the GMC Stadium Courtyard and a fun variety show that is no cost to watch. And thank thee kids because adults benefit from this day as well!
FREE Pancake Breakfast (while supplies lasts) from 8 a.m. till 9:30 a.m.
FREE Variety Show from 8 a.m. till 10 a.m.
FREE Entry all day for kids 12 and under
FREE Entry for everyone 8 a.m. till 10 a.m.
There ya go, all the ways to hit up this great event without paying your way in! Once you're on the grounds then you can splurge on all the games, food, rides and activities!