Every year, thousands of people from all over the world don their western wear and pass through the gates at the Calgary Stampede.
The 10-day event is a celebration of western heritage and culture with midway rides, deep-fried foods, fireworks and bucking broncos.
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Global News will have robust coverage of the 2019 Calgary Stampede online, on social media and on-air — through both television and radio broadcasts.
Global News will broadcast the Calgary Stampede parade live on-air and online on Friday, July 5, starting at 9 a.m.
The broadcast will also be live at the parade route throughout the morning as officials and parade participants get ready for the event.
You can watch behind-the-scenes coverage of parade preparations on Global News Morning Calgary from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, July 5.
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Global News reporters will be live at the Stampede grounds throughout the 10-day event covering various stories from the grounds. Reporters will also be live on location during Global News Morning Calgary and Global News at Noon.
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Global News Radio 770 CHQR will also be broadcasting live from the Stampede grounds throughout the day.
Global News will be taking in the sights and sounds of the Calgary Stampede in a tent on the Stampede grounds.
The tent will be located at the steps of the Saddledome.
There will be different activities for viewers who want to come and say hello – including colouring for kids, a photo contest, a Global News photo booth and a Plinko game where you can win prizes.
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