Marching Bands

Summer 2024


The Stampede kicks off with the Stampede Parade – a two-hour celebration of western heritage, with approximately 350,000 live spectators and millions more watching on television.  In addition to the Parade there will be many other performance opportunities for your group.  These events and performance opportunities include free pancake breakfasts, rodeo events, crowd-gathering shows on the steps of the Saddledome arena, staged events at Olympic Plaza and many more.  During your stay, you also will take a memorable trip to Lake Louise and Banff and explore the majestic Canadian Rockies.

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Day 1 – Welcome to Calgary
• Arrive
• Check into Hotel
Welcome Dinner
Day 2 – Parade / Stampede Grounds
Calgary Stampede Parade participation
Sightseeing – Visit the grounds and exhibitions of the “Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth”
Day 3 – Performance / Sightseeing
Performance – Entertain at one Calgary’s many Stampede Breakfasts
Competition – Optional
Sightseeing – Visit the grounds and watch the Chuckwagon Races & Grandstand Show 
Day 4 – Banff / Lake Louise
Sightseeing – Lake Louise / Banff / Upper Hot Springs
Day 5 – Performance
Performance – variety of performance options will be available for your final day
Farewell Dinner
Day 6 – Departure Day
Depart for home



The accommodation is based on quad occupancy.  Triple, twin, and single supplements available upon request.


The festival will provide motor coach transportation throughout your visit. Additionally, the Festival will provide professional instrument storage and transportation during the tour.


There are options to extend your time in Canada with additional performance and sightseeing opportunities.  You can request additional nights either before or after the festival to further explore this amazing country.


  • Bus transportation and transfers
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Performances as per itinerary
  • The group will be assigned a dedicated tour manager
  • All Taxes & gratuities

Not included

  • International travel to and from Calgary
  • Trip Cancellation Insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Travel Medical Insurance (mandatory)
  • Passport Fees

For more info and detailed costs for your group – please email

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