2024 Event Schedule

25
June
TUESDAY
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  • 7:00am-8:00pmDine at Sixth on the Block Smokehouse in the Tommy Dorchester Paddock
  • 5:30pmWest Coast Amusements Midway OPENS! Enjoy any 5 rides for $20
  • 6:30pmThe 88th Ponoka Stampede kicks off with an evening performance of the very best in Professional Rodeo action!

    Infield entertainment by the One-Armed Bandit.

    Kubota presents Gord Bamford LIVE in concert on the Main Stage.
  • 9:30pm- 1:30am Brayden King LIVE in the Showdown Dance Hall

26
June
WEDNESDAY - SENIORS DAY
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  • 7:00am-8:00pmDine at Sixth on the Block Smokehouse in the Tommy Dorchester Paddock
  • 8:00am Canadian Cow Dog Futurity - Calnash Ag Event Centre
  • 12:30pm West Coast Amusements Midway opens
  • 1:00pm Seniors (65+) receive super discounted pricing to the afternoon Pro Rodeo.

    Enjoy infield entertainment from the One-Armed Bandit, “Piper Yule” 4x Canadian Rodeo Act of the Year and Junior Roughstock Competition.
  • 4:30pm- 6:15pm Karli June LIVE in the Showdown Dance Hall
  • 6:30pmSeniors (65+) receive super discounted pricing to the evening Chuckwagon races.

    Experience the All Pro and WPCA Chuckwagon races along with the Kids Wild Pony Races, Flying Cross Jockey Derby, fireworks after dark and more!

    Your evening ticket also includes admission to the Showdown Dance Hall (18+)
  • 9:30pm- 1:30am Travis Dolter LIVE in the Showdown Dance Hall

27
June
THURSDAY
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  • 7:00am-8:00pmDine at Sixth on the Block Smokehouse in the Tommy Dorchester Paddock
  • 12:30 West Coast Amusements Midway opens
  • 1:00pmEnjoy infield entertainment from the One-Armed Bandit, “Piper Yule” 4x Canadian Rodeo Act of the Year and Junior Roughstock Competition.
  • 4:30pm- 6:15pmMartina Dawn LIVE in the Showdown Dance Hall
  • 6:30pmExperience Meghan Patrick LIVE on the Main Stage after the All Pro and WPCA Chuckwagon races.

    Your ticket also includes the Kids Wild Pony Races, Flying Cross Jockey Derby, fireworks after dark and more!

    Your evening ticket also includes admission to the Showdown Dance Hall (18+)
  • 11:30pm- 1:30amKarli June live in the Showdown Dance Hall

28
June
FRIDAY - PARADE & KIDS DAY
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  • 7:00am-8:00pmDine at Sixth on the Block Smokehouse in the Tommy Dorchester Paddock.
  • 10:00amPonoka Stampede Downtown Parade “Salute to our Stock Contractors”
  • 10:00am - 12:00pmCanada’s Greatest Horseman Herding Competition at the Calnash Ag Event Centre
  • 12:30pmWest Coast Amusements Midway Opens
  • 1:00pm - 6:00pmWILD WEST TRADESHOW at the Arena Complex
  • 1:00pm - 6:00pmSummer Spectacular Reining Cow Horse Show at the Calnash Ag Event Centre
  • 1:00pmIt’s KIDS DAY! Kids 12 & under are FREE to the afternoon Pro Rodeo. (Ticket must be reserved)

    Experience the afternoon Ponoka Stampede Pro Rodeo and Women’s Ranch Bronc Riding.

    Enjoy infield entertainment from the One-Armed Bandit, “Piper Yule” 4x Canadian Rodeo Act of the Year and Junior Roughstock Competition.
  • 4:30pm- 6:15pmOlivia Rose LIVE in the Showdown Dance Hall
  • 6:30pmExperience Randall King LIVE on the Main Stage after the All Pro and WPCA Chuckwagon races.

    Your ticket also includes the Kids Wild Pony Races, Flying Cross Jockey Derby, fireworks after dark and more!

    Your evening ticket also includes admission to the Showdown Dance Hall (18+)
  • 11:30pm- 1:30amHillside Outlaws LIVE in the Showdown Dance Hall

29
June
SATURDAY
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  • 7:00am-8:00pmDine at Sixth on the Block Smokehouse in the Tommy Dorchester Paddock
  • 8:00am-6:00pmSummer Spectacular Reining Cow Horse Show at the Calnash Ag Event Centre
  • 10:00am-12:00pmCanada’s Greatest Horseman Steer Stopping Competition at the Calnash Ag Events Centre
  • 10:00am - 6:00pmWILD WEST TRADESHOW at the Arena Complex
  • 12:30pmWest Coast Amusements Midway Opens
  • 1:00pmExperience the afternoon Ponoka Stampede Pro Rodeo with Women’s Ranch Bronc Riding.

    Enjoy infield entertainment from the One-Armed Bandit and “Piper Yule” 4x Canadian Rodeo Act of the Year!
  • 4:30pm- 6:15pmHillside Outlaws live in the Showdown Dance Hall
  • 6:30pmWILD WEST PBR Ponoka! Experience the All Pro and WPCA Chuckwagon races, Kids Wild Pony Racing and WILD WEST PBR Ponoka.

    Concert by Craig Moritz on the Main Stage after the PBR.

    Your ticket also includes admission to the Showdown Dance Hall (18+)
  • 11:30pm- 1:30amDonny Lee LIVE in the Showdown Dance Hall

30
June
SUNDAY
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  • 7:00am-8:00pmDine at Sixth on the Block Smokehouse in the Tommy Dorchester Paddock
  • 8:00aCowboy Church Service
  • 8:00am - 8:00pmSummer Spectacular Reining Cow Horse Show at the Calnash Ag Event Centre
  • 10:00am - 12:00pmCanada’s Greatest Horseman Rein and Fence Competition at the Calnash Ag Event Centre
  • 10:00am - 6:00pmWILD WEST TRADESHOW at the Arena Complex
  • 12:30pmWest Coast Amusements Midway Opens
  • 1:00pmExperience the afternoon Ponoka Stampede Pro Rodeo and Women’s Ranch Bronc Riding.

    Enjoy infield entertainment from “Piper Yule” 4x Canadian Rodeo Act of the Year!
  • 4:30pm- 6:00pmCanada’s Greatest Horseman Finals at the Calnash Ag Event Centre
  • 4:30pm- 6:15pmDonny Lee LIVE in the Showdown Dance Hall
  • 6:30pmExperience Jade Eagleson LIVE on the Main Stage after the All Pro and WPCA Chuckwagon races.

    Your ticket also includes the Kids Wild Pony Races, Flying Cross Jockey Derby, fireworks after dark and more!

    Your evening ticket also includes admission to the Showdown Dance Hall (18+)
  • 11:30pm- 1:30amTommy Charles LIVE in the Showdown Dance Hall

1
July
MONDAY
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  • 7:00am - 8:00pmDine at Sixth on the Block Smokehouse in the Tommy Dorchester Paddock
  • 8:00am - 8:00pmSummer Spectacular Reining Cow Horse Show at the Calnash Ag Event Centre
  • 10:00am - 6:00pmWILD WEST TRADESHOW at the Arena Complex
  • 11:00am - 5:00pmBBQ at Hammy’s Ponoka
  • 12:30pmWest Coast Amusements Midway Opens
  • 1:00pmCanada Day at the Ponoka Stampede Pro Rodeo FINALS where the top 12 Cowboys and Cowgirls in each event compete for a TOP 4 spot to advance to the evening STAMPEDE SHOWDOWN.
  • 6:30pm88th Ponoka Stampede SHOWDOWN
    All Pro Canadian Chuckwagons $10,000 DASH FOR CASH
    World Professional Chuckwagons
    Tommy Dorchester $75,000 DASH FOR CASH
    Ponoka Stampede Pro Rodeo SHOWDOWN
    Cattle Raffle FINAL DRAWING for $75,000 cash or 40 bred heifers
    Ponoka Stampede SHOWDOWN ROUND Mega Cash Raffle Drawing

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