Times & Directions

TIMES

  • 11:30 a.m. for the 1:30 p.m. start of the Calgary Stampede Rodeo
  • 6:00 p.m. for the 7:45 p.m. start of the Evening Show, featuring the Cowboys Rangeland Derby Chuckwagon Races and Bell Grandstand Show

Calgary Stampede Rodeo Loge Seating and the Executive Suites close for the afternoon at 5:00 p.m. Guests are welcome in the Showbar and Terrace Lounge, space available.

Evening Show Guests with reservations for the Evening Show are welcome to arrive starting at 6:00 p.m.

Daily The Lazy S & Calgary Stampede Times
11:00 am  Calgary Stampede facilities and attractions open​​
11:30 am 

The Lazy S Loge Seating, Executive Suites, Showbar and Terrace Lounge opens

1:30 pm  Calgary Stampede Rodeo starts​​
4:30 pm  Calgary Stampede Rodeo ends​​ (approximate)
5:00 pm  The Lazy S Loge Seating & Executive Suites close for the afternoon
6:00 pm  The Lazy S Loge Seating & Executive Suites opens for the evening
7:45 pm  Cowboys Rangeland Derby Chuckwagon Races start
9:30 pm  Intermission
10:00 pm  Bell Grandstand Show starts​​
11:10 pm  Fireworks finale​​
11:30 pm  The Lazy S closes for the evening
Midnight  Calgary Stampede gates close

No public access to the Calgary Stampede after midnight.

DIRECTIONS

The Lazy S is located at the north end of the fourth level of GMC Stadium. Access is by walking only. Access for all guests is through the entrance (red awning) beside the north doors of the GMC Stadium courtyard.

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
  • GMC Stadium entrance is just after the bridge on the right side
  • Enter GMC Stadium through the entrance (red awning) beside the north doors of the courtyard
  • Take the escalator to the fourth level to enter The Lazy S on the south side of the venue
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 entrance (red awning) beside the north doors of the courtyard
  • Take the escalator to the fourth level to enter The Lazy S on the south side of the venue
From the Olympic Way Entry

From the Olympic Way entry:

  • Travel south bound to the Saddledome walking toward the Dream Home
  • Follow Stampede Trail 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 entrance (red awning) beside the north doors of the courtyard
  • Take the escalator to the fourth level to enter The Lazy S on the south side of the venue

PARKING

Taxi and personal drop-off and/or pick-up are outside the Erlton Entrance at the south end of Stampede Park. Reserved parking is not available.

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