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Spruce Meadows

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18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW | 14th Street and Heritage Drive S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2J 5G5, Canada
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Based in Calgary, Canada, Spruce Meadows is the brainchild of the Southern family who built a Show Jumping complex at the foothills of the Alberta Rocky Mountains. It was in 1976 that the first Spruce Tournaments were held, with annual spectator attendances reaching over 50,000 by the end of the decade. Today, Spruce Meadows boasts one of the greatest outdoor equestrian venues in the world and offers an incredible experience for riders and fans alike. Spruce Meadows focuses on the organization and hosting of show jumping tournaments of unmatched quality for junior, amateur and professional athletes in a manner that reflects basic family values in a clean, green and welcoming environment that celebrates the horse and encourages the breeding and training of quality sport horses and the teaching and development of athletes.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“christmas market” (117 reviews)
“horse jumping” (142 reviews)
“world class” (176 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW | 14th Street and Heritage Drive S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2J 5G5, Canada
Southwest Calgary
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+1 403-974-4200
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to Spruce Meadows to visit Xmas market. Loved the layout and enjoyed all vendors plus caroling by singers. Loved the outside fireplaces

Thank Banff2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were just recently out at Spruce Meadows for the Christmas Lights Show. With every turn there was one beautiful light show after another. We started guessing how many lights are lit for Christmas there and we finally gave up on guessing since there are...More

Thank jebiv1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a light tour and went through Spruce Meadows. A little late for this year but definitely make it a place to go next Christmas. The kids loved it! Absolutely beautiful! Worth the drive!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spruce Meadows holds several tournaments in summer and it has been a nice day out just outside of the city. Great for couples, visitors, whole family hangout with elderly and children included. On couple visits, I got to take a tour around in their horse...More

Thank ShiTri
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic! Outdoor fire pits, international cuisines and crafts and other shopping galore! Grab a hot chocolate and expect to spend a few hours experiencing this event. Meeting Santas reindeer is on the list too. Fantastic family event and do your Christmas shopping at the same...More

Thank Cowan C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you even just 'like' horses, this is the place to be! The caliber of the animals is stunning and the events are completely world class for everything - horse and people alike! As a horse lover, this place has always thrilled me to just...More

Thank rosemaryjim2017
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

a good place to enjoy outdoor activities... after picnic you can walk around... jog... bike... a little hike for the kids... or simply sit by the rocks and feel the fresh air coming from the river... you can also get inside the park and see...More

Thank Lorina L
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a world class facility. They are an international horse show facility in which riders and horses compete for world cups four or more times a year. The grounds are beautiful and impeccable. They host many vendors from around the world. It is a...More

Thank Judith S
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I was lucky enough to tour this facility on a beautiful July evening with my Great Aunt who used to work for Spruce Meadows as a wedding planner. As an avid equestrian, Spruce Meadows is a world class destination for me. It was very cool...More

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Come every year, fantastic atmosphere and something for everyone's interests....love it! Ideal for Christmas decorations and presents, lots of food options to try, well worth a visit for the day.

Thank canbritdreamer
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Mandi .
20 February 2018|
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Response from sheryllynnsmith | Reviewed this property |
Each has excellent caliber of International horses. Masters is the most busy - and harder to get hotels. one is during the Calgary Stampede so that is busy. The Nations Cup is my favorite
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Albert G
24 November 2017|
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Response from B5430MMpaule | Reviewed this property |
Above prices are correct. All info is on Spruce Meadows website.
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JRdV2016
30 July 2017|
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Response from cshella | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They are always open with or without an event. :)
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