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There will be a number of road closures to accommodate events all over the city during the Calgary Stampede (July 5-14, 2024). Spectators travelling to the Stampede parade are encouraged to walk, bike or use Calgary Transit to get into the downtown core.

Road closures


Friday July 5, beginning at 6 a.m.

Friday July 5, beginning at 6 a.m.
(roads closed for parade set-up)

  • 6 Street S.E. between 7 Avenue S.E. and 9 Avenue S.E.
  • 5 Street S.E. between 7 Avenue S.E. and 9 Avenue S.E.
  • 6 Avenue S.E. between 3 Street S.E. and 5 Street S.E.
  • 7 Avenue S.E. between 4 Street S.E. and 6 Street S.E.
  • 8 Avenue S.E. between 4 Street S.E. and 6 Street S.E.

Friday July 5, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

  • 9 Avenue S.E. between 8 Street S.E. and 3 Street S.E.
  • 4 Street S.E. between 6 Avenue S.E. and 9 Avenue S.E.
  • 3 Street S.E. between 4 Avenue S.E. and 9 Avenue S.E.
  • Westbound 6 Avenue from 3 Street S.E. to 11 Street S.W.
  • 10 Street S.W. from 6 Avenue S.W. to 9 Avenue S.W.
  • Eastbound 9 Avenue from 11 Street S.W. to 3 Street S.E.
  • The morning connector from Bow Trail to westbound 5 Avenue S.W. will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. only.

All roadways are expected to reopen by approximately 2 p.m.
All parade roadways will remain closed until approximately 2 p.m., to protect public and pedestrian safety along the whole route. Vehicles in parkades and residences along those roads will not be able exit until the entire parade is complete.

Alternate routes into downtown

  • Eastbound traffic on 9 Avenue will be directed to 11 Street S.W.
  • Motorists are advised to use 5 Avenue or 12 Avenue to bypass the closures.
  • Motorists are encouraged to use Blackfoot Trail, Stoney Trail, Crowchild Trail, 16 Avenue, and Deerfoot Trail as alternate routes into downtown.

See the Stampede parade Route map.

Parking lot closures


During the parade, there will be limited access to several Calgary Parking parkades and surface lots along the parade route. 

The following parking lots will be closed:

Thursday, July 4, from 11:30 a.m. until Friday, July 5, at 3 p.m.

  • Lot 55, East Village (south half) – (724 - 4 St. S.E.)

During this time, monthly contract holders of this lot can park at Lot 36 (City Hall) or Lot 62 (Platform Parkade). Note: Calgary Police Services closes both Lot 36 and Lot 62 during the parade. Customers who need to park on Friday, July 5 must do so before 7:30 a.m. and cannot exit the facility until the road re-opens at 2:00 p.m.

Friday, July 5 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Lot 74 (6 a.m. closure) - East Village (656 Confluence Way S.E.)
  • Lot 77 (6 a.m. closure) - East Village (415 - 7 Ave S.E.)
  • Lot 78 (6 a.m. closure) - East Village (424 - 8 Ave S.E.)
  • Lot 79 (6 a.m. closure) - East Village (427 - 8 Ave S.E.)
  • Riverwalk Parkade (6 a.m. closure) - (620 - 6 Ave S.E.)

Friday, July 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Lot 7 (208 - 9 Avenue S.W.)
  • Arts Commons Parkade | Lot 24 (829 Macleod Trail S.E.)
  • City Centre Parkade | Lot 25 (9 Ave access closed, only) – (221 9 Avenue S.W.)
  • City Hall Parkade | Lot 36 (322 - 9 Avenue S.E.)
  • Centennial Parkade | Lot 54 (608 - 9 Avenue S.W.)
  • East Village | Lot 55 (north half) – (724 - 4 Street S.E.)
  • Convention Centre Parkade | Lot 60 (727 - 1 Street S.E.)
  • Lot 61 (701 - 11 Street S.W.)
  • Platform Parkade | Lot 62 (399 - 9 Avenue S.E.)
  • Lot 64 (825 - 11 Street S.W.)
  • Lot 74 - East Village (656 Confluence Way S.E.)
  • Lot 77 - East Village (415 - 7 Avenue S.E.)
  • Lot 78 - East Village (424 - 8 Avenue S.E.)
  • Lot 79 - East Village (427 - 8 Avenue S.E.)
  • Lot 83 (940 - 8 Avenue S.W.)
  • Riverwalk Parkade (620 - 6 Avenue S.E.)
  • The Confluence Historic Site & Parkland (750 - 9 Avenue S.E.)

On-street ParkPlus zones along the parade route will not be accessible during the parade but will be in effect once roads re-open.

Visit the Calgary Parking for more information.

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