06/29/2015 06:28 EDT | Updated 06/29/2015 06:59 EDT

Calgary Stampede Deals To Help You Not Break The Bank

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CALGARY, AB - JULY 10: Fans gather at the Calgary Stampede on July 10, 2011 in Calgary, Canada. The ten-day event featuring over one million visitors is Canada’s largest annual rodeo and is billed as the 'Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.'. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Calgary Stampede can be really fun...but, unfortunately, it can be really expensive, too.

Between admission, concert or rodeo tickets, midway treats, Grandstand entertainment, inevitable souvenirs for the kids, and some "as-seen-on-TV" gimmick from the BMO Centre, Stampede is enough to burn a hole in your wallet and make you regret ever agreeing to go.

But, as we have learned over the years, it doesn't have to be that way! You can still enjoy the Calgary Stampede without breaking the bank. It just takes a little bit of Stampede-savvy and know-how. Lucky for you, we've already done the leg work and are happy to pass on our best money-saving tips just in time for Stampede 2015.

Check out some of the best secrets and ideas we've gathered over the years:

Calgary Stampede On The Cheap

Have a tip to share? Let us know in the comments below!

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