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Welcome to the Calgary Stampede, the greatest event that Calgary, Alberta has to offer. No, wait… The greatest outdoor event that the world has to offer! The best part?! It’s an annual event that takes place every July, so if you missed it last year, this year is the year for you! Read this guide to the Calgary Stampede 2022 to find out more.

Calgary Stampede Guide

With that said, in what follows, we’ll be diving into the world of the Stampede, detailing what it is, what it entails, and what it costs. Readers beware, however, for upon completing the article you may be convinced to purchase your own tickets to this world-class event.

Let’s get this rodeo going, shall we?! 

A Guide to Calgary Stampede 2022

What is the Calgary Stampede?

Known globally as “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”, this 10-day event takes place in Calgary, Alberta in the Canadian Rockies. Simply put, the Calgary Stampede is an annual outdoor event aimed at celebrating the western heritage culture, and community spirit of the area.

Calgary Stampede

Call it a rodeo, an exhibition, a concert, or a festival… Whatever the case, it comprises food and beverage, musical entertainment, a real rodeo, a parade, agricultural competitions, and more.

Band playing during Calgary Stampede 2021

No wonder it attracts over 1 million visitors annually! 

As a long-lasting event dating all the way back to 1886, the Calgary Stampede has deep roots in culture and in history, both for Calgary and the world… With no signs of slowing down any time soon. The Calgary Stampede 2022 event is something to keep your eyes on. You won’t want to miss it… 

The Calgary Stampede Lineup 

So, you might be wondering, who is playing at the Calgary Stampede 2022? Well, with over 100 acts across three stages, it’s difficult to list every incredible act and artist set to perform. 

Guide to the Calgary Stampede

From country and rock to pop and folk, there’s something here for everybody. For a sneak-peek into whom you can expect to see perform at the Calgary Stampede 2022, here’s an inside look into the top acts scheduled at each stage, notably The Nashville North, the Coca-Cola Stage, and the Big Four Roadhouse. 

Oh, and don’t forget about the Virgin Plus Stampede Concert, where the acts need no introduction…

Calgary Stampede Guide

The North Stage 

Starting with the North Stage, it’s here where you can get a front-row to the most boot-stompin’ entertainment that the Stampede has to offer. Noted as the original tent of the Calgary Stampede, musical acts take place every night from July 7th to the 17th! 

Some of the more notable acts include Meghan Patrick, Chris Lane, Lindsay Ell, and Steven Lee Olson… Grab your VIP tickets today and don’t miss a beat! 

Coca Cola Stage Calgary Stampede

Coca-Cola Stage

Next is the Coca-Cola Stage, the ultimate outdoor experience comprising live music that will make for an unforgettable summer. The best part? If you’ve already purchased entry to the park, it’s free admission all Stampede long to the Coca-Cola Stage.

Taking place from July 7th to the 17th, some of the more notable acts include JP Saxe, Bahamas, Milky Chance, Carly Rae Jepsen, and to finish the weekend off, Alessia Cara! 

Calgary Stampede show

The Big Four Roadhouse

For the best food and drinks that the park has to offer, visit the Big Four Roadhouse and enjoy the incredible talent, all under one roof! Considered a more VIP experience than the rest, not all acts are included in the park admission fee so beware!

With that said, some of the more notable acts on this stage include but are certainly not limited to Lennon Stella, Whitehorse, Steve Earl & the Dukes, T-Pain, and Lupe Fiasco! 

Virgin Plus Stampede Concert 2022 

Okay, all of the other stages are great, however, let’s be honest… Everyone goes to the Calgary Stampede to see the biggest names on the biggest stage under the brightest lights and that’s what you get with a ticket to the Virgin Plus Concert! 

While each year brings its own unique twist of amazing talent, this year is no different. If you’re a fan of Blake Shelton at the Calgary Stampede, look no further… 

Yep, you read that right! This year at the 2022 Calgary Stampede, the headlining act is none other than Country Music’s own, Blake Shelton. 

Calgary Stampede Tickets

Don’t allow the opportunity to pass you up for yet another year. Instead, grab your Calgary Stampede 2022 tickets today; you’re memory jar will thank you later! 

At only $18 for park admission, with seniors and children paying half, there’s no reason not to go. Of course, the admission doesn’t entail all events, however, it does entail the vast majority of what the Stampede has to offer.

As for the concert ticket itself, the price varies depending on your desired seat of choice, ranging anywhere from $20 to $200+. If you’re a super-fan of the year’s main act, you may even want to consider VIP! 

Calgary Stampede Venue

Calgary Stampede Venue
Calgary Stampede Venue

Located in: Stampede Park

Address: 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1

Departments: Calgary Stampede Headquarters · Calgary Stampede Lot 16 · GMC Stadium · Nutrien Western Event Centre

Whichever type of admission you choose and no matter where you decide to stay, whether in Banff, the Rockies, or otherwise, the Calgary Stampede 2022 is an experience of a lifetime and is one that you should pass on lightly! 

Guide to the Calgary Stampede

Oh, and don’t forget to suit up in your very best Stampede outfit; Yes, there’s a distinct look that many go for when visiting the best outdoor event on earth. So, put your very best jeans on, strap up those boots, throw on a cowboy hat, and raise your glasses to an unforgettable time! 

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