CBC Calgary visiting community pancake breakfasts throughout the city

We are checking out new pastures this Stampede

We are checking out new pastures this Stampede

The Stampede Caravan hard at work, serving up pancakes at a 2017 Stampede Breakfast. (Bill Marsh)

The CBC Calgary Stampede posse is saddling up for a new adventure this Stampede! Join us at the following community events:

Fourth Street Pancake Showdown
When: Thursday, July 5, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Where: 4th Street SW between Elbow Drive to 12th Avenue SW

Sample free gourmet pancakes from businesses on 4th Street. Event headquarters are located at 1919 4 Street SW, featuring coffee, juice, tunes and face painting.

The Mustard Seed Stampede BBQ
When: Friday, July 6, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: The Mustard Seed, 106 11 Avenue SW 

Enjoy live music, entertainment and beef on a bun. 

Ismaili Muslim Stampede Breakfast 
When: Saturday, July 7, 7:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Where: The Ismaili Muslim Jamatkhana and Centre – 1128 45 Avenue NE

Check out this year's parade float, enjoy a hearty breakfast, line dancing, a special art exhibition called "Expressions of Diversity" and a mini-midway for the kids.

Vegan Pancake Breakfast
When: Saturday, July 7, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: Bridgeland Riverside Community Association, 917 Centre Ave NE

Enjoy vegan pancakes and live music, hosted by CalgaryVegan.

Stampede on 17th 
When: Saturday, July 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Tomkins Park, 17 Avenue SW between 7 & 8 Street SW

There is a full day of Stampede fun planned. CBC Calgary will stop by in the morning to take in the pancake breakfast, live music, dance performances, games and the mechanical bull.

AGAHAN Filipino Style Stampede Breakfast 
When: Sunday, July 8, 7:15 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Where: Pacific Hut Parking Lot, 3223 – 17 Avenue SE

As a preview to the Fiesta Filipino that takes place in September, the AGAHAN Filipino Stampede Breakfast celebrates culture with traditional food as well and dance and singing performances. 

Riverbend Community Association
When: Sunday, July 8, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: Riverbend Community Centre, 19 Rivervalley Dr. SE

Live music, pony rides, wagon rides, bouncy castles, face painting, fire truck, local vendors and much more! 

Puppy Pancake Fundraiser Brunch
When: Sunday, July 8, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Bon A-Pet-Treat! Pet Bakery, 5111 Bowness Rd. NW

Brunch and fun activities for our four-legged friends. Free pancake brunch, caricatures, photo booth and a doggie pool. The folks at Misty Creek Animal Rescue will also be hosting an Adopt-a-thon.

Calgary MFRC Stampede Breakfast
When: Tuesday, July 10, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Where: Calgary Military Family Resource Centre, 4225 Crowchild Trail SW

Open to all current and retired Canadian Armed Forces community members and their families. 

Stampede Grounds
When: Wednesday, July 11, 6 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. & 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: CBC broadcast booth on the Stampede Grounds

The Calgary Eyeopener and The Homestretch will be broadcasting live from the Stampede Grounds on Kids Day. Come watch live radio get made, meet Ceebee and walk away with some cool CBC Calgary swag!

Best of the East Stampede Breakfast
When: Thursday, July 12, 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Where: 17 Avenue SE between 31 Street and 33 Street SE

You won't find food like this at any other Stampede Breakfast. Representing cuisine from around the world, Calgary restaurants serve up breakfast finger foods from Indonesia, Ethiopia, the Middle East, Thailand and the Caribbean. And of course, the obligatory Stampede pancakes. 

Aboriginal Futures Stampede BBQ
When: Thursday, July 12, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Where: 6011 1A St. SW

Free bannock for the first 600 people, meet the Princess & Stampede Royalty, take in live entertainment with Armond Duck Chief and shop local artisans.

And you never know where else we might show up!

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Ceebee, the CBC mascot, will be mosey-ing around Calgary during the Stampede this year. (CBC/Tumblr)