Stompede events get going today.
The Bust Out Barbecue and Media Conference will run from 11:30 to 1:30 at the Revolution Place parking lot.
The Wagon Master and Stomper of the Year will be named.
Tonight, the Stompede Showdown Parade starts at 6 p.m. from Hillside School. It will travel to 100th Avenue, then go west to Muskoseepi Park.
Stompede is marking its 40th year this year.