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Spruce Meadows

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“horse jumping”(143 reviews)
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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...more
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18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW | 14th Street and Heritage Drive S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2J 5G5, Canada
Southwest Calgary
+1 403-974-4200
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If anyone is in Calgary around Christmas I do recommend a visit to see the Christmas lights and displays at Spruce Meadows. They also have a great Christmas market place with lots of venues.

Thank Doris C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Spuce Meadows during their International Christmas Market. There are Gorgeous Christmas decorations, lots of Christmas entertainment, tasty food vendors, international and local vendors that sell wonderful Christmas gifts. Spuce meadows can be visited all year: see the horses, horse tournaments, beautiful scenery, children's...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great place to bring the family and enjoy the outdoors. We came to watch some of the Master’s Tournament and enjoyed the rush seating on the east side of the arena. The bleachers are a bit ‘intimidating’ with the open flooring and limited...More

Thank Jen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to see and do during a show jumping event. Plenty of shopping stalls in the market place. Fun for kids and Adults too.

Thank Alison D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From spring to fall there are 4 major international equestrian events here, featuring jumping and dressage. Much of the extensive grounds are open and available, and during events there is everything you could need for a full day out. Staff are knowledgable and helpful, there...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This venue is second to none. Royalty - Queen Elizabeth II has paid a visit here. There are many horse jumping competitions held hereinckudng the National, North American and Masters. Check out their website to learn more - Spruce Meadows. There are man other events...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We attended the Masters last month and enjoyed the competition. While show jumping is great to watch on TV, seeing it in person was so much better. The grounds were spotless. My wife walks with a cane and just inside the admission gate, we were...More

Thank Normary2015
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Short drive out of town - family member competing in junior eventing. Good parking, lots of amenities, shop and restaurants. Professional riders were competing same day and we were able to go and watch all events.

Thank AMG1962
Reviewed September 17, 2018

I just attended the Master's Tournament - held the first full week of September, on the final Saturday and Sunday. The grounds were very clean and flowers and other plantings made them especially attractive - along with delightful horse sculptures. Seating was excellent and the...More

Thank habitatqueen
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We have been to the 'Masters' the last two years now and are ensuring we include it our things to do for the following year. Spruce Meadows hosts a variety of events throughout the year and we plan to check out more in the future....More

Thank Keith U
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March 14, 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
February 19, 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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November 24, 2017|
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Response from Terry A | Reviewed this property |
$10 on line. $12 at gate.