Times & Directions

TIMES

  • 12:00 p.m. for the 1:30 p.m. start of the Calgary Stampede Rodeo
  • 6:30 p.m. for the 7:45 p.m. start of the Cowboys Rangeland Derby Chuckwagon Races

Calgary Stampede Rodeo Guests can enjoy the suite for up to 30 minutes after the conclusion of the event. This is subject to change for the final weekend.

Cowboys Rangeland Derby Chuckwagon Races Guests must vacate the Infield Grandstand immediately following the end of the performance at approximately 10:00 p.m. due to the Infield being a fallout zone for fireworks from the Bell Grandstand Show. 

Bell Grandstand Show Tickets Suiteholders can purchase best seats available in advance of their event for the Bell Grandstand Show by contacting their Premium Seating Sales Manager.

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   Calgary Stampede Rodeo starts​​
4:30 pm   Calgary Stampede Rodeo ends (approximate)
  Infield Suites close 30 minutes following the Rodeo
6:30 pm   Infield Suites open for the evening​​
7:45 pm   Cowboys Rangeland Derby Chuckwagon Races start​​
9:45 pm   Intermission
10:00 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.

DIRECTIONS

The Infield Suites are located in the Infield Grandstand, across the track from GMC Stadium. There are three Infield Suites locations:

  • North: Suites 1-11
  • South: Suites 12-21
  • Annex: Suites 22-30

Guests can access the Infield Grandstand be entering the main doors on the west side of GMC Stadium from the courtyard and proceeding to the tarmac outside the east side. Guests can then cross the track from the north or south side of the tarmac. Follow the signage to get to Infield Suite location with the suite number indicated on the ticket. Access is by walking only. For guests who hold an Infield 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 GMC Stadium entrance is just after the bridge on the right side
  • Enter GMC Stadium through the south doors near the glass elevator
  • Make your way through the building then outside to the tarmac in front of GMC Stadium
  • 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 GMC Stadium
  • Enter GMC Stadium through the south doors near the glass elevator
  • Make your way through the building then outside to the tarmac in front of GMC Stadium
  • 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 walking toward the Dream Home
  • 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
  • GMC Stadium is approximately 60 meters south of this section on the left
  • Enter GMC Stadium through the north or main doors
  • Make your way through the building then outside to the tarmac in front of GMC Stadium
  • 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

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. 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. 

Since this preferred parking lot is located inside the Calgary Stampede gates, everyone in the vehicle will require an Infield Suites ticket. 

Calgary Stampede Rodeo 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Cowboys Rangeland Derby Chuckwagon Races 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. 

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

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

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