Calgary Stampede Introduces 32 New Midway Foods for 2016

Calgary – Another delicious and eyebrow-raising menu is coming to the Calgary Stampede Midway this summer, with features including the golden grasshopper pie pop, mac n’ cheese stuffed burgers and deep-fried butter tarts. Treat your taste buds with something bold this Stampede.

“We aim to bring some of the most enticing, tasty and astonishing foods to the Calgary Stampede Midway each summer, and this year we’ve got some amazing options,” says James Radke, midway operations manager. “From sweet snacks and mouth-watering desserts to thirst-quenching drinks and healthy bites, Stampede has an option for everyone.”

Many returning vendors, who’ve had the experience of seeing what guests love best, will be bringing back some classics such as mini donuts and corn dogs, as well as new items like cantaloupe lemonade and a meatball sub on a stick.

During Sneak-A-Peek on Thursday, July 7, a group of celebrity judges will be voting to determine the Best New Food on the Midway – stop by and see the favourite foods of several famous Calgarians.

For a complete listing and photos of this year’s new food options please visit

About the Calgary Stampede
The Calgary Stampede celebrates the people, the animals, the land, the traditions and the values that make up the unique spirit of the west. The Calgary Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and southern Alberta through our world-renowned Stampede, year-round facilities, western events and several youth and agriculture programs. Exemplifying the theme We’re Greatest Together; we are a volunteer-supported, not-for-profit community organization that preserves and promotes western heritage and values. All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.

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