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Checking Out Cowboy Hats At the Calgary Stampede

Nothing beats a kid in a cowboy hat

There is no better place to get a good look at the classic cowboy hat than at The  Calgary Stampede in Alberta, Canada.  The annual ten day event, billed as the ” Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth” kicked off this past Friday with the big parade and will continue for the next ten days. Thousands are drawn to Calgary every year for the Stampede which features everything from classic rodeo events to square dancing and country music.  This year is special because it marks the 100th anniversary of the event.

The opening parade took place the past Friday, July 6th. Needless to say,  there were cowboy hats everywhere.  Check out this selection of opening day parade photos from the Edmonton Journal. and go find even more on their website.


Calgary Cowboy Hats on Parade


Parade Grand Marshall, Ian Tyson, suitably hatted, waves to the crowd


Kids in Cowboy Hats. Does it get any better than that?


chowing down  in cowboy hats

Miss America showed up in a Cowboy hat at Calgary

Marching and playing in cowboy hats



The llittlest cowgirl is also the cutest


Happy 100th birthday and hats off to the annual Calgary Stampede— the greatest outdoor show on earth.  There’s still time to go and take part in all the fun. Check out the details here