It,™s impossible not to feel a certain sense of homecoming overcome you as you,™re warmly welcomed by Calgary locals in a festival of color, life, pageantry ,“ and most of all bull riding ,“ that,™s a joyful celebration of past and present.
Soak up all the energy and excitement of Calgary,™s cowboy culture as ,˜the greatest outdoor show on Earth,™ comes to town from July 5-14, 2013. Stroll among the city,™s thriving boutique shops, trendy cafes and crowded pubs that all buzz with activity ahead of the Kickoff Parade that turns the downtown area into a festival of elaborate floats, celebrated riders, up-beat marching bands and a spirit of contagious pageantry. Dive head-first into all the action of Stampede Park as you enjoy the thrill-a-second bull riding, saddlebronc, bareback, tie-down roping, steer wrestling and ladies barrel racing from the exclusive ,˜Restaurant in the Seat Deck,™ while you feast on a three-course lunch. The action continues at the Stampede Evening Show for a night of derby races, music and fireworks, and don,™t miss some quiet time exploring the wildlife and rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park.
This fun-filled tour immerses you in the festival atmosphere of the annual Calgary Stampede and gives you a front-row seat to some of the most daring, death-defying bull riding you,™re ever likely to see. It also provides an opportunity to really get to know the colorful locals at the heart of this remarkable town and help celebrate their past and present in a joyful, welcoming spirit. You,™ll also enjoy the epitome of luxury and world-class hospitality at one of the city,™s finest hotels.
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