The Brad Paisley Guide To Exploring Calgary

Brad Paisley performing on stage
Brad Paisley performing on stage
Brad Paisley in Calgary

The Brad Paisley Guide To Exploring Calgary

Brad Paisley will be Crushin’ It with his performance at the Calgary Stampede this summer.

Calling all country music fanatics! Country music singer and songwriter Brad Paisley is coming to Calgary during the Calgary Stampede. Did you know concert tickets get you free admission into the Stampede grounds?

If you’re coming to the show, we’ve got you covered with the best of Calgary to make your day with Brad Paisley one you’ll never forget. Here are some fun activities and places to check out before and after the concert!


Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series: Brad Paisley
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: Friday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $59 - $207+
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8:30 a.m. Start Today off right with OEB Breakfast

Grad some delicious, local and always fresh breakfast at OEB Breakfast Co., a long standing top rated breakfast diner in Calgary offering up classic breakfast with a local flare. From breakfast bowls to the classic bacon and eggs with a unique spin, this quaint diner is the perfect place to get your day perfect Brad Paisley day started.

9:30 a.m. Beat This Summer heat down by the River Bank

There’s nothing like being out on the water on a warm summer day and watching as the world floats by, and Brad Paisley wouldn’t agree more. It’s time to rent a raft from The Paddle Station and take a three-to-four-hour trip down the Bow River to enjoy the views Calgary has to offer. Your journey will end off at St. Patrick’s Island, and you can begin walking to the Stampede grounds right out of the raft with their helpful drop-off service!

12:30 p.m.  Enjoy the Little Moments on the Rooftop Bar at Simmons

Grab some southern inspired cuisine on the Rooftop Bar at Simmons and cool off with a pint of delicious cold beer brewed in house. Take in the sunshine on the rooftop patio and escape the hectic city life with stunning panoramic views of the Bow River as it fades into skyline.

1:15 p.m. A little rodeo Then some Midway fun at greatest show on earth

Time to check out the greatest outdoor show on earth! A must-see at the Calgary Stampede is the Rodeo featuring competitors from around the world. Cowboys and cowgirls face off in a furious display of skill and grit. Next, check out the Stampede’s Midway which offers exhilarating rides to satisfy any adrenaline aficionado. If you prefer skills to thrills, the Midway games will challenge your hand-eye coordination. Just keep your eyes on the target, and you might take home a prize!

7:30 p.m. Brad Paisley takes the stage

It’s show time! Chart-topping country artist, Brad Paisley will put on a show you’ll never forget at Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome.

10:00 p.m. Feel like a Celebrity at Ranchman’s

You and your friends can catch a VIP limo ride to Ranchman’s Cookhouse and Dancehall where the guest list will let you skip the line and you can party the night away! Test your skills on one of three mechanical bulls or two-step the night away to your favourite county tunes.

Time to relax and unwind from the ultimate Brad Paisley experience in Calgary.

There are plenty of great options for staying close to the Saddledome to make your time in Calgary extra special. Check out a list of hotels, bed & breakfasts, and other options for staying in the city that are sure to make your trip memorable.