FIREHAWK FEST #7
Date : JULY 8, 9, 10, 2005
Location : Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Hello fellow Firehawk owners. Come and join the fun at Canada’s first ever Firehawk Association of America gathering. This is planned as a one time only event so if you are an area Hawk owner or have always wanted to visit the area 2005 is the year to do it.
Firehawk Fest 7 Planned Events
Friday, July 8th, 2005
Cocktail Party and BBQ
Saturday, July 9th, 2005
Firehawk Show & Shine
Show Awards and Prize Draws
Stampede Chuckwagon Races and Grandstand Show (Opt)
Sunday, July 10, 2005
Back road cruise to Banff National Park
For those of you considering the long haul to Calgary, the weekend event will take place at the same time as the Calgary Stampede. The Calgary Stampede is a spectacular celebration, which blends Western Canadian heritage with dynamic contemporary entertainment dating back to 1912. From the million dollar afternoon rodeo, famous evening show featuring the chuckwagon races & grandstand show, thrilling midway rides, and live entertainment acts, ‘The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ offers an impressive range of experiences and activities for all ages. Check out the travel package deals!
Calgary is a modern city of 930,000 just east of the Rocky Mountains. There are plenty of other attractions to enjoy on the looong summer days at this time of year. Here are a few links and suggestions:
Calgary Zoo (www.calgaryzoo.org)
Calgary Tower (www.calgarytower.com/)
Banff National Park & Rocky Mountains
Heritage Park Historic Village (www.heritagepark.ca)
Calgary Aerospace Museum (www.asmac.ab.ca)
Glenbow Museum (www.glenbow.org)
Fort Calgary (www.fortcalgary.ab.ca)
Head Smashed In Buffalo Site
Canada Olympic Park & Museum
Race City Motorsports Park (www.racecity.com)
The host hotel for the event will be the Inn on Crowchild (www.innoncrowchild.com)
If you are planning on attending you should reserve a room NOW. The Calgary Stampede fills up local hotel and the price here is very good. The room rate is $109 US. AAA members discount available. The hotel is walking distance to several restaurants and the C-Train which can take you straight to the Stampede grounds.
Driving Distances to Major US Cities
Calgary to Seattle 670 miles
Calgary to Des Moines 1550 miles
Calgary to Denver 1100 miles
Calgary to Chicago 1600 miles
Calgary to Las Vegas 1300 miles
Calgary to Norwalk 1900 miles
Calgary to Dallas 1980 miles
Calgary to Washington, DC 2300 miles
Please email me at with any quesions.
I will post additional information as further details get sorted out.
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