Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede

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Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede

July 25-28, 2018


The Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede offers up-close experiences all week long.  Get speckled with dirt from the bucking horses, reach out to your favorite performer or meet the creator of unique arts & crafts. Alberta's oldest exhibition event continues to offer entertainment for all ages!  Rodeo, nightshows, midway, horse show, trade shows, parade and kick off events are just some of the excitement. 


There's a parade, free pancake breakfasts', midway, free entertainment on the grounds, horse competitions, kiddies day...and that's just for starters! Medicine Hat Stampede gates open 12pm-midnight daily.


Free Stampede pancake breakfasts during the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede take place July 21 at Davis Buick GMC, with other breakfasts scheduled for Medicine Hat College (July 24), Hillcrest Church (July 24), the Medicine Hat Lodge (July 25), the Medicine Hat Public Library (July 26) and the 13th Avenue South Country Co-op (July 27).  All breakfasts run from 7-10 a.m. and are free, with the exception of the Medicine Hat Public Library, which is $5 for non-members (free if you show your library card) and runs from 7-9:30 a.m. The college's breakfast runs from 8-10 a.m.


Stampede Summer Jam is Monday, July 23 at 7pm. It's a collaboration of local musicians performing an energetic outdoor concert with a 'Grand Ole Opry' type format.


The Medicine Hat Stampede Parade is Thursday, July 26 at 9:00am in Downtown Medicine Hat.

The Canadian Pro Rodeo happens on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Stampede featuring barrel racing, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, bull riding and more! Medicine Hat Rodeo performances run July 26th at 5 p.m., July 27th at 8 p.m. and July 28th at 1:30 p.m.


Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede Night Shows in 2018 featuring Corb Lund & High Valley July 25 at 8pm, Tanya Tucker July 26 at 9pm and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts with special guest The Guess Who July 28 at 8pm.


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Look for our NEW Mobile Charging Stations around the grounds at the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede!