The entertainment and rodeo lineup is set and the office is now open for tickets to the 85th annual Williams Lake Stampede.
The Stampede office in the back of the grandstand is open Monday to Friday, June 6 to 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays, June 11, 18, and 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Or call 250-398-8388 or toll free 1-800-71-RODEO.
The rodeo runs Thursday, June 30 with rodeo slack at 9 a.m. and the first performance rodeo at 6 p.m.; Friday, July 1 the ranch challenge is at 3 p.m. and the second performance rodeo is at 6 p.m.; Saturday, July 2 the third performance rodeo starts at 1 p.m. after the Stampede Parade at 10 a.m. and Bronc Buster Trade Fair at 11 a.m. and is followed by the ranch challenge at 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 3 the fourth performance rodeo starts at 1 p.m.
Thursday, June 30, and Sunday, July 3 are family days where general seating is free for kids under 12.
Robert Rowan and savage West will be performing in the Let R’ Buck Saloon behind the grandstand from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Ken McCoy, who is headlining the Saturday night barn dance in the curling rink, will also join Robert Rowan and Savage West on Thursday and Friday nights.
Thursday night the five Stampede Karaoke Contest finalists will perform at 9 p.m. and during intermission at Let R’ Buck. Thursday is also karaoke day for kids in the Let R’ Buck from 3 to 5 p.m.
There is also lots of other entertainment happening in the community Stampede weekend.