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Spruce Meadows

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Neighbourhood: Southwest Calgary
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Address: 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary, Alberta T2J 5G5, Canada
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+1 403-974-4200
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Based in Calgary, Canada, Spruce Meadows is the brainchild of the Southern...

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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Great place to go with your family

This is a place that I go at least couple times a year. Great park with play ground for small kids to play. Some retailers are available when there is an event in place. Must... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a place that I go at least couple times a year. Great park with play ground for small kids to play. Some retailers are available when there is an event in place. Must see place in Calgary - open all year round.

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Calgary, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Exceptional. Not much advice or things to says. Horse lovers dream venue. Been a dozen times and never disappointed.

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Thank TrevorR746
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been here many times for the horse jumping events,,very well organized and a nice relaxing time

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am so impressed with the professionalism whether it is the amateurs or the big international show. The Christmas fair is also amazing.

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Thank Riena K
Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

beautiful stables , gardens , fields . The most beautiful horses you will ever see anywhere in the world.

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Thank calgarytraveller02
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best deal for $5. Tour the grounds, take in the activities, watch world-class show jumping, bring your own picnic or nibble at the variety of food booths, horsey shopping and non horsey, relax the day away.....

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Thank Gillian D
Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful grounds to just walk through with shops and lots of flowers, greenery, etc. We especially like going to the horse jump competitions just check their calendar of events and really enjoy the Christmas Market. The decorations and entertainment make you feel like you at the north pole. We try not to miss it.

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Thank mountain53
Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was late March so there wasn't any horse jumping but we went to the Rock and Gem show there in one of the venues they have on site. I had never been to Spruce Meadows before so was quite impressed with the layout of the place. I plan to go back for more events there especially when the horse... More 

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Thank callbarbie
Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the best venues in Calgary and area. Is at the far South of the city so having a car is a must. Best show jumping in the world if you like watching great athletes, be they horse or rider. Always check before you go as they have other events there as well. My friend was out there about... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a first class facility, for anything from a Christmas Market to the wonderful horse jumping competitions. It is a large facility, so walking shoes would be an asset. The horses and riders are simply magnificent. What a great way for anyone to spend a day ( or more).

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