Destinations

Ready for Stampede, Calgary?

July 4, 2018 / Calgary

Kick off the Calgary Stampede with just the tap of a button. With a dedicated Uber Pickup Zone, you can now skip the shuttles and stresses and focus on what really matters—all that Stampede 2019 has to offer. Grab your boots and let’s get this show on the road!

Your 2019 Stampede ride guide

Stampede is one of Calgary’s biggest events of the year and will take place from July 5 – 14. With over 1 million people visiting the city, we expect there will be more requests than usual—especially during the evening hours. Here are a few tips to have a smooth ride, every time.

How to ride like a pro at Stampede

The Uber Pickup Zones

This year, we have 3 dedicated Uber Pickup Zones—North, West, and South. Keep an eye out for signage near the pickup zones.

Ride like a pro

Over 1 million people will be visiting our city for Stampede. It’ll be busy! Be sure to stay on the curb while waiting for your driver, and double check the licence plate matches the information in your app.

Tips for being a 5-star rider

Rustle up some grub with Uber Eats

Fuel up before you saddle up with brunch from some of the best breakfast restaurants in Calgary, available to order through Uber Eats.

Get rodeo-ready
 
A pickup surcharge of $4 and a dropoff surcharge of $2 will be added to your fare when you request a ride at the Uber Pickup Zone. This surcharge helps ensure a reliable pick up experience during Stampede. The fee does not go to Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Ltd..