What is Cenovus Family Day?

  • There will be a free pancake breakfast for the first 25,000 guests on park. Tickets for the breakfast can be obtained at each gate.
  • Bring the whole family to the Calgary Stampede and celebrate with free fun for everyone from 7:30am – 11am (while supplies last). Regular admission takes effect after 11:00am.
  • Stage show in the grandstand from 8am – 10am

Where is this event held?

  • Throughout the park, there will be shows, and events throughout the day.
  • Pancake breakfast - Grandstand tarmac (line up at front doors)

What’s new in 2019?

  • Opening the gates at 7:30 am
  • While dining on pancakes you will be enriched by a Stage show on the Grandstand Stage.
  • There will be additional Dog Bowl & Monster Energy Compound shows on this day to accommodate guests arriving on park early.

The Big Four Roadhouse will not be open to the public as it is hosting a ticketed event.

Corb Lund & the Sheepdogs tickets are $75 + fees and can be purchased through https://www1.ticketmaster.ca/event/1100567CF5AF62B2?dma_id=505

  • Granger Smith feat. Earl Dibbles Jr. is head lining at Nashville North
  • Coca-Cola Stage
  • Headliner = Dashboard Confessional
  • Opening Act = Moneen
  • Day Acts = School of Rock, Shaela Miller, and Tenille Arts



Sun July 7

7:30am – 10:30am

Grandstand Building

Pancake Breakfast

Sun July 7

8am – 10am

Grandstand Building

Stage Show

Guest Information:


Will there be a line up?

  • Yes; line up lengths can be upwards of one hour.

What time do I need to arrive?

  • Gates open at 7:30am
  • Free Admission to the Park 7:30am – 11am.
  • It is recommended that you arrive early to take advantage of the free admission in the morning.
  • Pancake Breakfast - No earlier than 7am; tickets are available while quantities last.


Can I bring my stroller?

  • Yes.


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?

  • Not all areas on Stampede Park are licensed for alcohol, but some venues will be open and serving alcohol.


Can I bring my service animal?

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


Is there accessible seating? 

  • Yes – Level I in the Grandstand.

Do you need a ticket? 

  • Yes – for the pancake breakfast; tickets are distributed at the gates.

Can I bring a camera?

  • Yes. Cameras for personal use are permitted.