What is the Dog Bowl - Canine Stars?

  • Do you love dogs? Then this is the show for you! The Canine Stars are an elite troupe of highly-trained pupper athletes who are paws-down the most lovable performers around.

  • From agility poles and dock-diving, to frisbee and freestyle dancing, this action-packed show is sure to impress the whole family.

  • You'll also get to see our Stampede Showband Alumni performing in our very own Dog Bowl Drumline.

  • Seating for 4500.
  • Meet & Greets are available after each show
  • Watch this video from the 2017 Calgary Stampede to learn more!

Where is the event held?

  • In the Stampede Corral.

Dates and Schedule

July 4

5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.


Show time is 25 minutes

July 5-14, 2019

11:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m.


Show time is 25 minutes

Special Days
July 7, July 9, July 10

10:15 a.m.


Show time is 25 minutes

Guest information

Do I need a ticket to spectate?

  • No.  Admission to this event is included with admission to Stampede Park.

Will there be a lineup? 

  • Possibly.  As all seats for shows in the Corral are first come-first served, depending on the popularity of the event, there might be a line-up. 

What time do I need to arrive?

  • To increase the possibility of guaranteeing a seat, we recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before the start of the event.

Is accessible seating available?

  • Yes. There is accessible seating on the North side of the Corral. There are 10 spots available for a guest and companion. This seating is also available first come-first served.

Where is the closest accessible parking?

Can I bring my stroller?

  • Yes.  You can take your stroller to the Corral where there will be a designated unsupervised area to store your stroller while watching the event.

Can I bring non-alcoholic beverages?

  • Yes.  Non-alcoholic beverages are permitted on Stampede Park and in all our venues.

Can I purchase alcoholic beverages at this event? 

  • No, alcohol will not be available for purchase at this event.

Can I bring my service animal?

  • Yes.  Providing your service animal has the appropriate registration.  Please see our service animal guidelines here.

Can I bring my camera?

  • Yes.  Cameras for personal use are permitted.