Core Midway

JUN 24 – JUL 14

Yahoo! Stampede season is here and this year, we’re bringing the Midway to the CORE with the CORE Midway!

From June 24 until July 14, we’re presenting you with a jam-packed schedule complete with fun activations, festive entertainment, giveaways, games and more to get you into the Stampede spirit!

The CORE Midway will be located at the glass bridge area on Level 2, across from the CORE Guest Services desk.

Schedule of Events*

Monday, June 24 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

NIWE Academy

Get your hair styled by the NIWE Academy team and strut the Cowboy Catwalk! Once you finish posing for a photo, you’ll have the chance to spin the wheel and win a free service!

Tuesday, June 25 | 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Country 105

Listen to the hottest country tunes and play games to win some exciting prizes while hanging out with the Country 105 Street Team!

Wednesday, June 26 & Thursday, June 27 | 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Cowboys Music Festival

Tickets and giveaways with the Cowboys Music Festival team! Visit them at the CORE Midway to find out more.

Friday, June 28 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Les Moulins La Fayette

Team up for a round of cornhole or ring toss, the winning team wins a chance to spin the wheel and win a truly sweet prize courtesy of Les Moulins La Fayette!

Saturday, June 29 | 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Rocky Mountain Soap Co.

Play a round of cornhole while you shop Rocky Mountain Soap Co’s must-have summer to-go items. When you make a purchase, you’ll be entered for the chance to win 1 of 3 grand prizes!*

Winner will be contacted one week after the event.

*1 entry per person. If proof of purchase from Rocky Mountain Soap Co. CORE location is presented, a 2nd entry will be rewarded.

Sunday, June 30 & Monday, July 1 | 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Games and giveaways at the CORE Midway

Stop by the CORE Midway to play games for your chance to win a pair of Cowboys Music Festival Fan Tickets!

Cowboys Music Festival Fan Tickets available while supplies last. Two ticket options available and given out at random. Fan tickets include:

  • Legendary First Friday Party on Friday, July 5
  • Bailey Zimmerman, Nate Smith & Dasha on Wednesday, July 10

Fan Ticket entry is subject to capacity and NOT GUARANTEED. Fan Tickets are only valid for entry before the time stated on the ticket. After the time restriction listed has passed, the ticket will not be valid for entry into Cowboys Music Festival. All tickets are final sale and cannot be exchanged or refunded.

Tuesday, July 2 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Play a game of cornhole and win a $25.00 Simons Gift Card!*

*One per person. Must sign up to become or already be a member of Simons Loyalty Program.

Wednesday, July 3 to Friday, July 5 | 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Honky Tonk Market

Bringing the vibrant spirit of all things “Yahoo” and the Calgary Stampede to life with the unique western pop-up market experience! The Honky Tonk Market curates an electric mix of vendors offering everything from stylish boots and authentic leather goods to captivating jewelry and vintage clothing.

Whether you’re a seasoned cowboy or just looking to embrace your inner cowgirl, Honky Tonk Market welcomes all with open arms. This brand is all about soaking in the sights, sounds, and spirit of the West. Y’all won’t want to miss it.

Saturday, July 6 to Sunday, July 7 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Play a game of cornhole and win a $25.00 Simons Gift Card!*

*One per person. Must sign up to become or already be a member of Simons Loyalty Program.

Monday, July 8 | 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Wildhorse Saloon & National Saloon

Enjoy games and giveaways with amazing prizes including free tickets to Wildhorse Saloon & National Saloon, sweet swag, gift cards and more! Featuring an afternoon of country tunes by Greg Albright.

Tuesday, July 9 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Play a game of cornhole and win a $25.00 Simons Gift Card!*

*One per person. Must sign up to become or already be a member of Simons Loyalty Program.

Wednesday, July 10 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Stampede with the CORE

Visit the CORE team at the CORE Midway on Thursday, July 10!

Play fun Midway-themed games for the chance to enter to win a $250.00 CORE Gift Card! Plus, spin-to-win the prize wheel for sweet swag, concert tickets and more!*

Winner for the gift card draw will be selected on Tuesday, July 11, 2024.

*One entry per person. One spin at the spinning wheel per person unless spin lands on “try again”, then you may try again.

Thursday, July 11 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Les Moulins La Fayette

Games, giveaways, and spin to win! Spin the wheel for the chance to win some truly sweet prizes from Les Moulins La Fayette!

Friday, July 12 | 11:30AM – 5:00PM

Saturday, July 13 to Sunday July 14 | 12:00PM – 5:00PM


Visit Sephora’s summer beauty booth at the CORE Midway!

Get to know your skin with a Summer Skin Scan! Determine your skin type, shade and get a personalized consultation based on your digital skin scan results.

Get rodeo ready and book a service depending on what you need to get you ready to hit the grounds! Any service booked the CORE Midway will get you a coupon for a free goodie bag with your service.

Spin the wheel with Beauty Insider! Sign up for the free Beauty Insider loyalty program and get a ticket to spin the beauty wheel for a chance to win a prize!

Touch-up your look and try out this summer’s hottest products! Enjoy a setup of select Sephora summer must-haves for you to try out.

*Subject to change without notice.

Entertainment Schedule*

Wednesday, July 3 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Boots Graham

Thursday, July 4 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Boots Graham

Friday, July 5 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. DJ Goodword

Monday, July 8 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Greg Albright

Monday, July 8 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Chinook Country Line Dancers

Tuesday, July 9 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Boots Graham

Wednesday, July 10 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Line Dance Flash Mob

Thursday, July 11 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Calgary Fiddlers

*Subject to change without notice.