Join the millions of visitors from all over the world who throng to Calgary during this festive event celebrating cowboy culture. The Calgary Stampede begins with a downtown parade in July and the fun lasts for ten exciting days. Flaunted by Calgary's residents as "the greatest outdoor show on earth." the stampede features a live rodeo. a midway (amusement park). musical concerts. chuck wagon races. and other thrilling attractions. The merry atmosphere and the friendly locals ensure a great time.