Calgary Stampede 2012


Calgary Stampede Centenary Celebrations

6 - 15 July 2012


3 night package available when you book your motorhome with us so you can take up a brilliant opportunity to visit one of the greatest shows on earth at the beginning or end of your motorhome holiday.

Calgary stampedeA big attraction is the rodeo competitions for cumulative points throughout the event feature some of the best talent in North America vying for prize money in bareback, bull riding, ladies' barrel racing, saddle bronco, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, wild pony racing and more.

For ten exhilarating days, the Old West comes alive with a city wide celebration of true western hospitality and rousing fun! From the world famous, ground shaking, Chuck wagon Races to the richest eight seconds in Rodeo to the spectacular evening Grand show extravaganza, the Calgary Stampede offers a non-stop action that'll keep you on the edge of your seat. The high steppin' two hour parade kicks off to the streets with a burst of energy, color and music.The top professional cowboys compete in a myriad of rodeo events, including bull riding, roping, bareback riding, steer wrestling and barrel racing. Join in on pancake breakfasts, square dancing, the hair-raising rush of the midway, authentic Indian Village, re-created frontier town, gambling hall and dazzling fireworks.


Day 1: After arriving independently in Calgary, transfer independently to your hotel for a three-night stay (there are shuttle buses which run regularly from Calgary airport approx 30 mins) The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure exploring the world class city if Calgary.

Calgary stampede 2012Day 2 & 3 In the next two days. Included are one afternoon ticket to a rodeo with gate admission, and one evening ticket to the Chuckwagon races and Grandstand show, with gate admission, as well as a sky ride over Stampede Park. To complete your experience of the Calgary Stampede, your holiday includes souvenir Rodeo and Grandstand Show programmes and a custom-made embroidered Calgary Stampede Golf shirt.

On the afternoon of day two the best of the best saddle up for a three hour ground shaking showcase of world class rodeo action. There are Saddle Bronco and Bareback riding events followed by the most dangerous event of all - Bull Riding.

Rangeland Derby
On the evening of Day 3, nine heart - stopping Chuckwagon races explode in an all out dash for the finish line . Chuckwagon racing is an amazing contest of nerves and horsepower - a challenge that ignites thousands of fans.

Grandstand Show
Following the Rangeland Derby is the outdoor stage spectacular. For 2 hours, you will be dazzled by the lavishly produced and choreographed non-stop musical variety grandstand show.

Day 4 This is your day of departure. Enjoy a final morning in the Stampede City before transferring independently to the airport or picking up your RV or car if you are continuing your tailormade holiday.

July 6-15, 2012 - Price per person based on two sharing Ramada Hotel Delta Bow Valley Fairmont Palliser excludes international flights :

3 night Calgary 2012 Stampede Hotel and ticket packages guide prices from £493 Ramada Hotel, £553 Delta Bow Valley,  £666 Fairmont Palliser

2012 Calgary Stampede Package Includes: Accommodation for three nights in Calgary; One afternoon rodeo ticket (Platinum Section) including gate admission; One evening ticket to the Chuckwagon Races and Grand stand Show (Gold Section) including gate admission ; 2 sky rides over Stampede Park Souvenir event programmes for all the shows; High quality embroidered Calgary Stampede golf shirt

Suggested add on : Motorhome, car hire or ranch stay

A) Pick up Calgary and drop off Vancouver - explore Banff and Jasper and the Rockies (after you have visited the Stampede)

B) Pick up Vancouver and drop off Calgary - explore Banff and Jasper and the Rockies (before you have visited the Stampede)

B) Pick up Calgary head south and explore Montana and Yellowstone Park in Wyoming and return your vehicle to Calgary (before or after you have visited the Stampede)

C) Rent a car and explore the Rockies

D) Experience a real ranch stay at The Homeplace, Three Bars Ranch, Free Rein, Lucasia (for riders), Sundance Ranch.  We also have excellent information on pack trips with Anchor D Ranch, Warners and Spruce Lake Adventures.  For those looking for a bit of luxury you may wish to consider the Siwash Lake Resort or Echo Valley Ranch and Spa.  Give us a call to discuss your tailormade requirements we have visited the areas we represent and most of the ranches. 

Please remember around Stampede dates you have to book early to secure your motorhome, ranch stay or hotel particularly in a Centenary year - don't miss out give us call for a quote!   Speak to experienced travellers Call: 01798 865946 or  e mail