The biggest event of the summer
Gear up for one of the busiest times of the year in Calgary. Hit the road from July 5 – 15 to help move our city and make some extra cash. Are you ready?
Cash in on the Stampede action
The Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition, and festival held from July 5 – 15, 2018. It’s one of the busiest times of the year in Calgary and brings over 1 million visitors into the city.
City visitor or resident Calgarian, all of these people will be looking for a way to get around the city. Throughout the two weeks, Stampede grounds will feature all types of events, concerts, vendors, rodeo shows and more. This is your chance to cash in on the action!
We expect requests to increase over the course of Stampede as people head out to celebrate day and night.
Promotions for drivers
We’ll be offering special promotions to help you earn the most for your time on the road.
Keep an eye out on the Promotions hub in your driver app and your email inbox for details.
Busiest places and times to drive
During the week
Take advantage of commuting hours in and around downtown between 7 – 10am and from 3 – 6pm during the weekdays.
We anticipate lots of people looking for rides to and from popular areas like Stampede Park and 17 Ave. from 6pm – 4am on Fridays and Saturdays.
The area near Stampede Park will be busy every day. We’ve introduced a dedicated Uber Pickup Zone and driver pickup lane to help you navigate Stampede with ease. The Uber Pickup Zone will be open from 4pm until 3am daily.
Big events this week
|July 5||The Dirty Nil||7 – 8pm||Coca-Cola Stage|
|July 5||Alexisonfire||8 –9pm||Coca-Cola Stage|
|July 5||Jason Greely||10pm – 12am||Nashville North|
|July 6||Stampede Parade||9am – 1:30pm||Downtown|
|July 6||Elle King||9 – 10:30pm||Coca-Cola Stage|
|July 7||Dead Flowers||9:30 – 11pm||Big Four Buildings|
|July 7||Broken Social Scene||8:30pm – 9:30pm||Coca-Cola Stage|
|July 8||Daniel Caesar||9 – 10pm||Coca-Cola Stage|
|July 8||Randy Houser||10:30pm – 11:45pm||Nashville North|
|July 9||Sloan||9:30 – 11pm||Big Four Buildings|
|July 10||The Road Hammers||10 – 11:45pm||Nashville North|
|July 11||Sheryl Crow||9 – 10pm||Coca-Cola Stage|
|July 11||James Barker Band||10 – 11:30pm||Nashville North|
For more events, visit the Calgary Stampede website.
Stay in the know
Friday, July 6, 2018: From 7:30am – 2pm several roads will be closed for the Stampede parade. To avoid detours, plan alternate routes and expect to take a little more time to get to and from your destinations.