What’s Happening at Stampede Park: January 9 – 15

This week sees the 40th annual Calgary HOMEXPO return to the BMO Centre, plus it also features Calgary Flames’ Western Night on Saturday, January 14 as the Flames take on the LA Kings.

Details on that and more here:

  • Calgary HOMEXPO:  Calgary’s home, renovation and decor show, the 40th annual Homexpo is the largest of its kind in Western Canada.  The first home show of the season, it’s the perfect show to take in if you’re thinking about starting new renovation and other home projects this year.  Special guests this year include Sarah Richardson from HGTV’s Sarah’s House, John Sillaots from HGTV’s In the Workshop, and Andrew Downward from HGTV’s Divine Design.  It all takes place January 13-15 in the BMO Centre.  Tickets available at the door.
  • NHL Hockey:  The Calgary Flames play thrice this week at the Scotiabank Saddledome.  First, they take on the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday, January 10 at 7:30 p.m. followed by the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m.  On Saturday, January 14 at 8 p.m. the Flames take on the Los Angeles Kings, and it’s also Western Night at the Saddledome!  Calgary Stampede mascot Harry the Horse will be making appearances all night, prizes will be given away, and Stampede volunteers will be on hand to greet people at the gate so make sure you show up wearing your western duds! Who knows, you might just win a prize.  Tickets for all three games are available through Ticketmaster.
  • WHL Hockey:  Meanwhile, the Calgary Hitmen play twice this week at the Saddledome.  They take on the Moose Jaw Warriors on Friday, January 13 at 7 p.m. followed by the Edmonton Oil Kings on Sunday, January 15 at 2 p.m.  Tickets for both games are available through Ticketmaster.

Did you know that 2012 is the Calgary Stampede’s centennial?  There will be festivities and other celebrations happening all over the place throughout the year to help celebrate 100 years of the Calgary Stampede, so make sure to sign up to become a Stampede Insider for first-access to exclusive news, contests and other insider information, and be sure to keep an eye on our official Twitter account at @calgarystampede and our official Facebook fan page for giveaways, special announcements, and more! Finally, make sure to visit our website and continue to tune into the official Stampede Blog to learn more about all of the things happening here on Park and beyond!