Directions & Times

DIRECTIONS

ranahans is located at the north end of the third level of the Grandstand. Access is by walking only. You can access ranahans through the well marked private entrance between the north and main entrance of the Grandstand. Your tickets must be visible at all times.

From the Olympic Way entry:

  1. Travel south bound to the Saddledome and cross under the Plus-15 (yellow awning covered walkway).
  2. Follow Olympic Way as it bends to the left in front of the Agriculture Building and turns into Stampede Way.
  3. Take a left at the Stampede Store and Canadian Pro Rodeo and Country Music Hall of Fame (2 log buildings).
  4. Follow this road as it bends to the right.
  5. Continue south past the Nashville North Saloon tent.
  6. The Grandstand is approximately 60 metres south of Nashville North on the left.
  7. Enter ranahans through the well marked private entrance between the north and main entrances of the Grandstand from the Grandstand courtyard.
  8. Take the private elevator to the third level.

From the Erlton CTrain entry:

  1. Follow the plaza that runs along the riverbank.
  2. Turn left onto Stampede Trail.
  3. Cross the bridge.
  4. The Grandstand entrance is just after the bridge on the right side.
  5. Enter ranahans through the well marked private entrance between the north and main entrances of the Grandstand from the Grandstand courtyard.
  6. Take the private elevator to the third level.

From the Victoria Park CTrain entry:

  1. Once through the gates stay to the right side as you pass into Weadickville.
  2. Continue along the path until you reach the Big Four Building.
  3. From the Big Four building look up and see the Skyride directly in front about 30 metres.
  4. Follow the path of the Skyride south to the end of the line.
  5. Directly across from the south end of the Skyride is the entrance to the Grandstand.
  6. Enter ranahans through the well marked private entrance between the north and main entrances of the Grandstand from the Grandstand courtyard.
  7. Take the private elevator to the third level.

TIMES

Please join us at:

  • 11:30 am for the 1:15 pm start of the Stampede Rodeo
  • 6:00 pm for the 8:00 pm start of the Evening Show

You are welcome to stay at your table following the Stampede Rodeo until 5:00 pm. If you are with us for the Evening Show, we close at 1:00 am.

DAILY ranahans & CALGARY STAMPEDE TIMES

11:00 am Calgary Stampede facilities and attractions open
11:30 am ranahans open for the afternoon
1:15 pm Stampede Rodeo starts
4:30 pm Stampede Rodeo ends
5:00 pm ranahans dining areas close
6:00 pm ranahans open for the evening
8:00 pm GMC Rangeland Derby starts
9:30 pm Intermission - GMC Rangeland Derby ends
10:00 pm TransAlta Grandstand Show starts
11:15 pm TransAlta Lights Up the Night fireworks finale
Midnight Calgary Stampede closes for the night
1:00 am ranahans last call

No public access to the Calgary Stampede each evening after Midnight.

SMOKING

ranahans, Lounge patio, Al Fresco balcony and outdoor seat deck is a non-smoking area. Those guests wishing to smoke must leave the Grandstand building and smoke more than five metres outside the Grandstand west main entrances in the courtyard. Our concierge will assist our smoking guests with exiting and re-entry procedures. We sincerely appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

PRIVATE ELEVATOR

Members of ranahans must access the venue via the private elevator on the west side of the Grandstand. This entrance contains a reception area as well as a concierge desk for assistance. All members and their guests are required to present tickets or a member card before proceeding to ranahans.

PARKING

You will be provided with one parking stall (per table) in the ranahans private parking area adjacent to the south gate. Parking passes are included in each ticket package and colour-coded for each day.

Please display your parking pass on your rear-view mirror prior to arriving at the Calgary Stampede to ensure efficient entry through the pass gate. Entry is possible from either east or westbound on 25 Avenue SE, immediately east of Macleod Trail. As a landmark closest to your desired entry destination, you may wish to look for the large Canadian flag displayed at Indian Village.

Parking passes must remain visible inside the vehicle at all times while parked in the ranahans parking lot. Once your vehicle is parked, pedestrian access into the Calgary Stampede will be through the south entrance gate upon presentation of your ticket or member card.

For your convenience, taxi loading and drop-off is available at the south end of the Calgary Stampede next to the Erlton CTrain.

PARKING ACCESS TIMES

As an afternoon event ticket holder, your parking pass is valid from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm. As an evening event ticket holder, your parking pass is valid from 6:00 pm to 2:00 am.