The Calgary Stampede is truly the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. The Calgary Stampede is truly the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.

Attended by millions of people from all over the world, this colossal experience has everything from live music, wacky food, colourful fireworks, fun, and thrilling rides – but it only runs for 10 days every year.

Luckily, those who visit our great city will soon be able to get a taste of July no matter the month at the Sam Centre.

Located on the Youth Campus at Stampede Park next to the Rundle Ruins, this 30,000-square-foot space will bring the event to life come rain, sun, or snow.


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“Sam Centre will share the Stampede Story through multiple mediums: exhibits, an immersive digital experience, personally facilitated moments and an artifact and archival collection space,” they explain on their website.

“Sam Centre will be a one-of-a-kind place animated by captivating showcases, vibrant learning spaces and compelling storytelling, all brought to life through the knowledge, warmth and hospitality of Sam volunteers and employees – with you at the center of the action.”

Want to check it out? Sam Centre will finally open to the public on May 29th, 2024, so get ready!

We can’t think of a better way to kick off the sunny season than with a trip to the grounds in celebration of the Calgary Stampede.

Yahoo your hearts out and enjoy.

You’re in for a treat!

Sam Centre, Calgary

When: Wednesday, May 29th, 2024
 Stampede Park – 650 25 Ave SE, Calgary, AB
Cost: $25