Guided tour

Calgary: 2 Hour Stampede Park Art & Wild West Tour

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Activity provider: CalgaryWalks & Bus Tours

Calgary: 2 Hour Stampede Park Art & Wild West Tour

Activity provider: CalgaryWalks & Bus Tours

From US$ 21.82 per person

Join the only walking tour that is endorsed by the Calgary Stampede. Learn the story of Western Canada, the origins of the Calgary Stampede, and the history of the First Nations in the Calgary area while viewing public art located in Stampede Park.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Enjoy this exclusive walking tour endorsed by the Calgary Stampede
  • View public art located in Stampede Park
  • Hear the origins of the Calgary Stampede
  • Gain an understanding of the Western Culture and First Nations
Full description
View the public art located in Stampede Park as your tour guide weaves the story of Western Canada, the First Nations, and the origins of the Calgary Stampede. Art pieces include bronze monuments, murals, and other mediums. Hear the struggle and persistence of Guy Weadick, the founder of the Calgary Stampede and what has made it the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. Learn why rodeos were started and how the First Nations became involved in the Calgary Stampede. Gain an understanding of what the future holds for Stampede Park. Begin under the Tipi art instillation; listen to the history of the First Nations and origins of the tipi. Walk the Park and discover why the Northwest Mounted Police arrived in Calgary and what their role was in acquiring land to build a railway in the area. View the settlers bronze monument and hear how they opened up Western Canada for all settlers. Stand immersed in rodeo history as you view where the excitement of the outdoor rodeo takes place. Learn how building a railway affected the First Nations and their culture. View the murals and hear the story of how the Calgary Stampede began…. and almost didn’t. Immerse yourself in the Western Culture as you interact with a life-size monument of 15 horses (pictures are a must). End the tour with an understanding of the future vision of Stampede Park.
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Meeting point

Meet at the main Stampede Park entrance by the Tipi art instillation. Calgary Stampede, 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1, Canada If you are using public transportation take the C-Train (red line) to Victoria Park Station.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Please note access to washrooms is not always available
  • Please bring water and a hat
  • The tour is outdoors, so please wear weather appropriate clothing
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Judy was a wonderful, informative guide and adapted to the work going on in the area very well!

June 12, 2022

Excellent, would recommend to have a overview of the stampede story. The guide is well informed

August 20, 2022


Product ID: 307343