The Calgary Stampede: The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth

Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the Blackstone Mountain Lodge offers a luxurious retreat for travelers seeking both relaxation and adventure. Whether you’re attending the world-famous Calgary Stampede or exploring the breathtaking landscapes of Banff National Park, this lodge provides the perfect base for your Rocky Mountain getaway.

The Calgary Stampede: A Cultural Phenomenon


What is the Calgary Stampede?

The Calgary Stampede is more than just a rodeo; it’s a cultural phenomenon that celebrates Western heritage, cowboy spirit, and community. Here’s what you need to know:

•    Dates: July 5-14, 2024
•    Attire: Jeans, boots, and a sense of adventure
•    Highlights: 

  • Stampede Parade: Kick off the festivities with the iconic parade featuring floats, marching bands, and horseback riders.
  • Rodeo: Witness the world’s best rodeo competitors and animals in thrilling events like barrel racing, bull riding, and steer wrestling.
  • Midway: Channel your inner thrill-seeker with classic rides and games at the Calgary Stampede Midway.
  • Nashville North: Dance the night away to live music at this lively venue.




Extend Your Stay: Exploring Canmore and Banff

After the Stampede, venture beyond Calgary to discover the natural wonders of Canmore and Banff:

1.    Canmore:

  • Blackstone Mountain Lodge: Your home away from home. Enjoy spacious suites with mountain views, fully equipped kitchens, and cozy fireplaces.
  • Outdoor Adventures: Hike, bike, or simply soak in the stunning scenery. Canmore offers endless trails and outdoor activities.
  • Downtown Delights: Explore Canmore’s charming downtown, filled with boutiques, art galleries, and local eateries.

2.    Banff National Park:

  • Scenic Drives: Take the short drive to Banff and experience the awe-inspiring Icefields Parkway. Stop at iconic spots like Lake Louise and Moraine Lake.
  • Hiking: Lace up your boots and explore Banff’s pristine trails. Don’t miss Johnston Canyon and the Sulphur Mountain Summit.
  • Wildlife Viewing: Keep an eye out for elk, bears, and bighorn sheep. Banff is a wildlife lover’s paradise.



Stay Longer, Save More at Blackstone Mountain Lodge

Take advantage of the Stay Longer, Save More promotion at Blackstone Mountain Lodge:

2 - 3 Nights: Save up to 20%

4 - 6 Nights: Save up to 25%

7+ Nights: Save up to 30%

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Whether you’re two-stepping at the Stampede or gazing at turquoise lakes in Banff, your adventure starts at the Blackstone Mountain Lodge. Book your stay, embrace the spirit of the West, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Remember, the Calgary Stampede and the Rockies await—so pack your cowboy hat and hiking boots!