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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%
Travellers talk about
“christmas market” (119 reviews)
“horse jumping” (146 reviews)
“world class” (179 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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"
in 119 reviews
"horse jumping"
in 146 reviews
"world class"
in 179 reviews
"equestrian events"
in 45 reviews
"love horses"
in 25 reviews
"pony rides"
in 23 reviews
"horse lover"
in 17 reviews
"southern family"
in 16 reviews
"craft fair"
in 12 reviews
"musical ride"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful horses"
in 19 reviews
"beautiful facility"
in 15 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 30 reviews
"rush seating"
in 11 reviews
"dog show"
in 22 reviews
"whole family"
in 33 reviews
"food vendors"
in 14 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Can’t believe you can just wander in and watch world class showjumping. The arenas are beautiful, jumps amazing and horses and riders fantastic. We were all green with envy!

Thank Furterbrown
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Spruce Meadows in the morning on Jul 8th. It was a nice way to start the day before we headed over to the Calgary Stampede! We spent about 3hrs there. (I am a horse girl where my husband doesn’t have much interest in...More

Thank sarahjclark
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed watching the horse jumping competition, and were lucky to have beautiful weather on our visit. So many things to see! We enjoyed listening to the Calgary Fiddlers, they were an unexpected treat! Food was good and the place was not extremely crowded....More

Thank Weenig
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spruce Meadows is a world class venue, organization and operation. They have so many great events throughout the year and each one is incredible.

Thank Stuart K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are so many different things to do at Spruce Meadows beyond watching the horse jumping - dog jumping, live music (show bands, fiddlers), lots of places to eat, police dog demos, Firefighter competitions, shopping, etc., etc. You can easily spend a whole day here...More

Thank Jaclyn F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there two times. It is naturally not open year round. there are free bus service from the nearest train station, though, lots of horse riding activities.

Thank Fahmida Y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful activities to watch for a horse or dog enthusiast. Seasonal shows as well. Christmas market is exceptionally well attended.

Thank Gale H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My adult daughter and I visited Spruce Meadows on a Sunday while my wife was doing a book signing at a local close by Chapter's Bookstore. Both my daughter and I were stunned by the facility. It was a Sunday so there was not much...More

Thank TJSRegina
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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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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 .
19 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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