What is McDonald’s Community Day?

  • McDonald’s Community Day on Tuesday, July 9 (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.
  • Seniors are also eligible for free standing room tickets to the Rodeo or the Evening Show – tickets available at the Grandstand Ticket Office starting at 11 a.m.
    • Rodeo -  Standing Room Tickets for Tarmac and Level 7
    • Evening Show – Standing Room Tickets for Tarmac, Level 7 and infield (chuckwagons only)


What new for 2019?

  • King Princess is headlining the Coca Cola Stage @ 9 p.m.
  • Chad Brownlee is headlining Nashville North @ 10 p.m.
  • Hanson is headlining The Big Four Roadhouse @ 10 p.m.


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.