From IgNITE to Alexisonfire, here’s what’s up today in YYC.

1.$9 Admission 

Y’all ready for this? To welcome Calgary Stampede back for 2018, the park will be offering $9 admission all day. Bring the kids down and they’ll receive free admission all day too as long as they’re 6 and under. This is your chance to check out Stampede a day before the Parade officially kicks it off.


2.1918 Tap and Table Happy Hour
3pm-6pm
1918 Tap and Table, 1918 Kensington Rd NW
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Swing by 1918 Tap & Table on weekdays from 3pm-6pm to celebrate Happy Hour. Wine drinking, beer sipping, good eating & good company – what more could you ask for?

3.Cowboy Up With Cowboy Crusher Party
5pm-1155pm
Trolley 5 Brewpub, 728 17 Ave SW
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Join Trolley 5 and the Parallel 49 Crew as they kick off Stampede with the launch of their annual collaboration brew: The Cowboy Crusher. Trolley 5’s taps will be taken over by Parallel 49 with a few select beers that are exclusive to the party. Enjoy exclusive P49xT5 beer flights, special food features, giveaways and more.after an opening show from The Dirty Nil at 7pm. 

4.IgNITE
5pm – 1am
Calgary Stampede, 1410 Olympic Way SE
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The Calgary Stampede is bringing igNITE back for Sneak-a-Peek this year. Grab your $40 wristband and head over to the midway with your homies for unlimited rides. They’ve got Canadian Hip Hop legends Northern Touch Allstars headlining the stage at The Big Four Roadhouse, Alexisonfire at the Coca-Cola Stage and a silent disco happening at the Monster Energy Compound.  The exclusive Ride All Night wristbands extends access to midway rides until 1 am – an hour later than regular midway hours. Don’t miss the Coca-Cola 2 for 1 offer here.

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5.Alexisonfire

8pm-9pm
Coca-Cola Stage, Calgary Stampede 1410 Olympic Way SE
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Canadian post-hardcore band Alexisonfire will be taking over the Coca-Cola stage at 8pm. 

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