What is McDonald’s Community Day?

  • McDonald’s Community Day on Tuesday, July 10 (formerly Canada 150 Day and before that, Heritage Day) offers free admissions for seniors (65+) all day with general admission being $2 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

What happens on Community Day?

  • Coffee and donuts for all senior guests will be available from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Saddledome Steps while supplies last.
  • There will be strolling entertainment on Park with special appearances from Globalfest community performers. These can be seen in various locations around the Park.
  • Seniors are eligible for free reserve seating and standing room  tickets at the Rodeo or Evening Show. Tickets for these will be available at  the Grandstand Ticket Office starting at 11:00 a.m. while supplies last.

What’s new in 2018?

  • Our Lady Peace is headlining the Coca Cola Stage
  • The Road Hammers are headlining Nashville North
  • Steven Paige is headlining The Big Four Roadhouse

Guest information


Will there be a lineup? 

  • Possibly.  Lineups into Stampede park can depend on many factors: admission deals, headlining acts, CTrain traffic, etc.

What time do I need to arrive?

  • Admission is open from 10:00 a.m. – midnight. It is recommended that you arrive early to take advantage of the $2 admission from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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 at this event? 

  • 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.

Can I bring my camera?

  • Yes.  Cameras for personal use are permitted.