The Calgary Stampede is giving visitors a sneak peek at the new food and drinks available for purchase at the midway in 2017.
There are 40 new additions for 2017, including deep-fried Jello-O and chicken feet on a stick.
“These are foods you won’t forget,” midway operations manager James Radke said in a news release. “They push the envelope of traditional midway food.”
“Our goal is to have you find your new favourite flavours on the Stampede midway.”
New food at the 2017 Calgary Stampede:
World’s Hottest Pizza
Pizza infused with ghost peppers. The Stampede says a bite of this pizza will send you running for a glass of water.
Freshly squeezed lemonade infused with three different chili peppers and a hint of lime. The Chili Chill-Chill will heat you up and chill you down at the same time.
Canadian Bacon Pickle Balls
Bacon is wrapped around a hot dog and pickle, cut in half, battered and then deep fried. Each is served on a stick.
Funnel Cake Poutine
Funnel Cake Poutine Supplied / Calgary Stampede
A Pennsylvania Dutch funnel cake with a Canadian twist – the addition of cheese curds and gravy.
Maple Bacon Artisan Donuts
Maple Bacon Artisan Donuts Supplied / Calgary Stampede
Warm mini donuts topped with cinnamon and icing sugar.
Crispy Chicken Feet on a Stick
Crispy Chicken Feet on a Stick Supplied / Calgary Stampede
Exactly what it sounds like: crispy chicken feet on a stick.
Cheese Curds Supplied / Calgary Stampede
Deep-fried cheese with options including curds, mozzarella sticks, hot and spicy jalapeño cheese and cheddar bites.
Metre-Long Sausage Supplied / Calgary Stampede
A metre-long saussage topped with sautéed bell peppers, onions and a house sauce.
Deep Fried Jell-O
Deep Fried Jell-O Supplied / Calgary Stampede
Each ball is stuffed with Jell-O, deep fried and then sprinkled with a sweet powdered sugar.
Waffle Taco Supplied / Calgary Stampede
Ice cream rolled and mixed with multiple toppings then put in a chocolate-dipped waffle cone.
Mini Doughnut-Chata Supplied / Calgary Stampede
A Mexican Horchata taken to the next level. Cinnamon Dulce rice milk is topped with whipped cream that has been sprinkled with toffee bits and Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal. The drink is finished with a caramel drizzle and served in a glass rimmed with toffee bits.
Angry Chicken Sandwich
Angry Chicken Sandwich Calgary Stampede
Cereal Monster Sandwiches
Cereal Monster Sandwiches Calgary Stampede
Chili Lime Popcorn Shrimp Perogies
Chili Lime Popcorn Shrimp Perogies Calgary Stampede
Clam Chowder Poutine
Clam Chowder Poutine Calgary Stampede
The Cookie Dough-ne
The Cookie Dough-ne Calgary Stampede
Deep Fried Pork Belly
Deep Fried Pork Belly Calgary Stampede
Double Bacon Mac N’ Cheese Dog
Double Bacon Mac N’ Cheese Dog Calgary Stampede
Butter Chicken Bear Balls
Butter Chicken Bear Balls Calgary Stampede
Mr. Crab Calgary Stampede
Rabbit Pizza Calgary Stampede
Rolled Ice Cream
Rolled Ice Cream Calgary Stampede
The Tropical Bobster
The Tropical Bobster Calgary Stampede
Unicorn White Hot Chocolate
Unicorn White Hot Chocolate Calgary Stampede
The 2017 Calgary Stampede runs from July 7 to 16.