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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
+1 403-974-4200
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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.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“christmas market” (118 reviews)
“horse jumping” (145 reviews)
“world class” (179 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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"christmas market"
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"horse jumping"
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"world class"
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"equestrian events"
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"love horses"
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"pony rides"
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"horse lover"
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"southern family"
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"craft fair"
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"musical ride"
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"beautiful horses"
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"beautiful facility"
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"christmas lights"
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"rush seating"
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"dog show"
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"food vendors"
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"whole family"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The spruce meadows team makes this venue outstanding for all that come. The horse experience is top notch. But it the way they treat every person makes it special. The Southern family and all the employees make this a wonderful experience.

Thank John S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow what a fantastic venue. Had a great time and great weather. This was first visit but went be the last

Thank Joe O
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Grounds are beautifully maintained. Parking is in the back due to the construction out front. Parking staff friendly and helpful. Great cheap day for any horse lover of any age.

Thank Evyn B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun, entertaining, educational,.... Beautifully maintained grounds, lots to see, great place to picnic, child-friendly facilities, friendly staff, well-organized, interesting shows and displays, variety to eat,... An excellent resource. Meander spacious Spruce Meadows throughout the seasons. There are marching bands, first responders area, gorgeous horses, lots...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of parents and children attended a day at Spruce Meadows for a series of educational programs. We learned about agriculture in a fabulous interactive room filled with hands on activities - we even got to plant and take home a sunflower. We found...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to visit! The grounds are beautifully maintained and one can wander the property to your hearts content. Added to the experience is the up close encounter with the Spruce Meadows horses in their stables. Take along some carrots and the...More

Thank Heather M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I am not a "horsy" person, but Spruce Meadows has it all for people of all ages. There are five major events each June through September and if the weather cooperate, then we are there. Easy access, spacious parking, shuttle buses to get you closer....More

3  Thank Ali W
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Being a Calgarian I sometimes take for granted our beautiful spruce meadows site. It always has interesting events taking place. World class horse jumping competitions with competitors from all over the world to local dog competitions or weddings this venue is beautiful. Depending on the...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have been to Spruce Meadows for numerous horse jumping events and parties. The location is great and parking. They run a wonderful event every time I attend. Food is good and organization is great.

1  Thank Frank S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Inexpensive and a great way to spend the day with the family! Even if you don't know anything about horses or jumping, the owners go that extra mile. A must see when you are in Calgary. Tickets are often free for general admission!

Thank kurtb208
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ROBERT M
14 March 2018|
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Response from starkman2017 | Reviewed this property |
Spruce meadows is far from.the Airport. It costs me 50.00 to take a taxi home from the airport and I am half way to spruce Meadows. If you drive, you could rent a car or if you have uber account they may be able to give... More
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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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