Stampede on a Budget

Settlement ISC Community, Fun Facts

This year’s Calgary Stampede is fast approaching. The event will run for 10 days from July 3 – July 12, 2015. Here are a few ways to get the Stampede experience on a budget:

Value Days

1. Sneak-A-Peek

Thursday, July 2, 2015 (select areas) | 5:00pm – 12:00am

$9 admission from 5:00pm to 12:00am

2. Suncor Family Day

Sunday, July 5, 2015 | 6:00am – 12:00am

Free admission from 6:00am – 9:00am

3. Western Heritage Day

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Free all day admission for seniors 65 years and over

4. BMO Kid’s Day

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Free admission for children 12 and under and accompanying adults from 7:00am to 9:00am

For more information on value days, please visit



1. Stampede Bucks

You can buy $50 worth of Stampede Bucks for $39.99 at Costco. Stampede Bucks can be used anywhere on Stampede grounds.

2. Save and Ride More!

Save up to $20 on rides at the Stampede by purchasing coupons or ride-all-day passes at Safeway and Sobeys. They are available until July 2, 2015.

3. Transit Passes

There will be discounted day passes from Calgary Transit from July 2 – 12.

Adult – $6.50

Youth – $4.50


Other activities

Stampede Breakfasts

During and around the time of the Stampede, many organizations host Stampede breakfasts. Visit to find a calendar and see if there are any free Stampede breakfasts near you.

Stampede Parade

The Stampede Parade on July 3 is free for everyone. For more information about the parade, please visit