Calgary has it's Stampede, but Edmonton has the Canadian Finals Rodeo.
This year is the 39th edition of the CFR and it runs from November 7th - 11th. Also starting on Nov 2nd and running until the 11th is the River City Round Up.
The round up kicks off with the annual chili cook off, at lunch time on the 2nd. This year the cook off will be held outdoors in Sir Winston Churchill Square................bring on the ``Heat``
These 10 days of fun are a great chance to learn about and enjoy Edmonton’s agricultural and western history. The main events centres will be at Rexall Place and the Edmonton EXPO centre (both are on the LRT line) with plenty of other happenings downtown & at restaurants throughout the city!