Directions & Times

DIRECTIONS

Guests can access the Infield Grandstand be entering the main doors on the west side of the Grandstand from the courtyard and proceeding to the tarmac outside the east side of the Grandstand. Guests can then cross the track from the north or south side of the Grandstand tarmac. Follow the signage to get to Infield Suite location with the suite number indicated on the digital ticket. Access is by walking only. For guests who hold a parking pass, please see below.

From the Erlton CTrain Entry

From the Erlton CTrain entry:

  • Follow the plaza that runs along the riverbank
  • Turn left onto Stampede Trail
  • Cross the bridge
  • The Grandstand entrance is just after the bridge on the right side
  • Enter the Grandstand through the south doors near the glass elevator
  • Make your way through the building then outside to the tarmac in front of the Grandstand
  • Cross the track on the south or north end of the tarmac
  • Make your way up the stairs of the Infield Grandstand and follow the signage to the annex, south or north suites
From the Victoria Park CTrain Entry

From the Victoria Park CTrain entry:

  • Once through the gates stay to the right side as you pass into Weadickville
  • Continue along the path until you reach the Big Four building
  • From the Big Four building look up and see the Sky Ride directly in front about 30 metres
  • Follow the path of the Skyride south to the end of the line
  • Directly across from the south end of the Skyride is the entrance to the Grandstand
  • Enter the Grandstand through the south doors near the glass elevator
  • Make your way through the building then outside to the tarmac in front of the Grandstand
  • Cross the track on the south or north end of the tarmac
  • Make your way up the stairs of the Infield Grandstand and follow the signage to the annex, south or north suites
From the Olympic Way Entry

From the Olympic Way entry:

  • Travel south bound to the Saddledome and cross under the Plus-15 (yellow awning covered walkway)
  • Follow Olympic Way as it bends to the left in front of the Agriculture Building and turns into Stampede Way
  • Take a left at the Dream Home
  • Follow this road as it bends to the right
  • Continue south past the outdoor barbeques and Nashville North
  • The Grandstand is approximately 60 meters south of this section on the left
  • Enter the Grandstand through the north or main doors
  • Make your way through the building then outside to the tarmac in front of the Grandstand
  • Cross the track on the north or south end of the tarmac
  • Make your way up the stairs of the Infield Grandstand and follow the signage to the north, south or annex suites

TIMES

  • 12:00 p.m. for the 1:30 p.m. start of the Stampede Rodeo
  • 6:30 p.m. for the 8:00 p.m. start of Broncs After Dark

*NEW Guests will be given last call at 9:15 p.m. The bar closes at 9:30 p.m. Due to the Infield being a fallout zone for fireworks from the Bell Grandstand Show, guests must vacate the Infield Grandstand immediately following the end of the performance at 9:30 p.m.

*NEW As a result of pandemic-related impacts on the 2020 and 2021 chuckwagon racing season across western Canada, the Stampede will not be able to present the Rangeland Derby as part of the 2021 Evening Show. 

For 2021 only, the Calgary Stampede has re-imagined this double-header. Broncs After Dark will be a combination of grit, glamour, live music and celebration. From the Infield Suites, cheer on talented athletes as they compete in some of the greatest high-energy western competitions and electrifying rodeo events ever seen at the Stampede. Then as the sun sets and the Infield Suites close for the evening, the Bell Grandstand Show will follow with The Young Canadians and adrenaline-filled performances that lead to a spectacular fireworks finale. 

*BELL GRANDSTAND SHOW TICKETS For tickets to the Bell Grandstand Show after the Infield Suites close for the evening at 9:30 p.m. contact tickets@calgarystampede.com.

Daily Infield Suites & Calgary Stampede Times
11:00 am  Calgary Stampede facilities and attractions open​​
12:00 pm   Infield Suites opens for the afternoon​​
1:30 pm   Stampede Rodeo starts​​
4:30 pm   Stampede Rodeo ends (approximate)
  Infield Suites close 30 minutes following the Rodeo
6:30 pm   Infield Suites open for the evening​​
8:00 pm   Evening Show start​​s
9:30 pm   Intermission
9:30 pm   Infield Suites close for the evening
10:00 pm   Bell Grandstand Show starts​​
11:10 pm   Fireworks finale
Midnight   Calgary Stampede gates close

No public access to the Calgary Stampede after midnight.

PARKING

Suiteholders will receive two parking passes per suite, per performance. Parking passes are to be displayed on the rear-view mirror prior to arriving at Stampede Park to ensure efficient entry through the pass gate.

*NEW Please choose the performance below to see the new parking arrangements.

Taxi and personal drop-off and/or pick-up is outside the Erlton Entrance.

Parking Access as a Stampede Rodeo Suiteholder

Vehicle entry is from 25th Avenue SE through the Nat Christie Gate at the south end of Stampede Park (450 – 25th Avenue SE), through the vehicle tunnel and into the Infield. 

As a Stampede Rodeo suiteholder, parking passes are valid from 11:30 a.m. through to 5:30 p.m. Parking passes must remain visible inside the vehicle at all times. Since this preferred parking lot is located inside the Calgary Stampede gates, everyone in the vehicle will require an Infield Suites ticket. 

If guests plan to stay after the conclusion of the Stampede Rodeo to enjoy other Calgary Stampede activities, they will need to move their vehicle. 

*NEW Designated Premium Seating stalls for the north, south and annex are all located on the north side of the Infield. 

*NEW As a Premium Seating guest there is no need to purchase gate admission. A ticket is your admission to the Calgary Stampede through any of the three entrance gates anytime on the day of the event, and to the Grandstand and Infield Grandstand. 

Parking Access as a Broncs After Dark Suiteholder

*NEW Parking is located at the adjacent to the Erlton Entrance at the south end of Stampede Park. Vehicle entry is from either east or westbound on 25th Avenue SE, immediately east of Macleod Trail. As a landmark closest to the parking lot, look for the large Canadian flag next to the Elbow River.

As a Broncs After Dark suiteholder, parking passes are valid from 6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Parking passes must remain visible inside the vehicle at all times. 

Guests will access Stampede Park with the presentation of their ticket through the Erlton Entrance and make their way by walking to the Grandstand and through to the Infield Grandstand. 

*NEW As a Premium Seating guest there is no need to purchase gate admission. A ticket is your admission to the Calgary Stampede through any of the three entrance gates anytime on the day of the event, and to the Grandstand and Infield Grandstand. 

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