Major Canadian Rodeos


List of major rodeos held in Canada, organized by Province.


  • Bruce Stampede in Bruce
  • Calgary Stampede and Exhibition in Calgary
  • Canadian Finals Rodeo in Edmonton
  • Grande Prairie Stompede in Grande Prairie
  • Ponoka Stampede in Ponoka being Canada’s largest 7-day Pro Rodeo.
  • Raymond Stampede in Raymond being Canada’s first and oldest rodeo, started in 1902.
  • Strathmore Stampede in Strathmore Canada’s 3rd largest rodeo.
  • Wildrose Rodeo Finals in Barrhead
  • Stavely Pro Rodeo in Stavely, Alberta being the world’s first indoor rodeo.
  • Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede in Medicine Hat, Alberta
  • Spring Indoor Rodeo in Medicine Hat, Alberta

British Columbia

  • Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair in the town centre of Cloverdale, in Surrey
  • Williams Lake Stampede held in Williams Lake, British Columbia around the July 1st long weekend each year.


  • The Manitoba Stampede and Exhibition is the largest professional rodeo east of Calgary, Alberta. It held in the town of Morris, Manitoba during the month of July. Started in 1963.


  • North American Professional Cowboys Extreme Tour Finals: over 30 Events throughout the season lead into the Extreme Tour Finals on New Year’s Eve in London, Ontario


  • Wood Mountain Stampede in Wood Mountain Regional Park, Saskatchewan, the Oldest Continuous Rodeo in Canada. Held during the month of July. Started in 1890.


  • Festival Western de Saint-Tite in Saint-Tite, the 2nd Largest Rodeo in Canada