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Spruce Meadows

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“christmas market”(125 reviews)
“horse jumping”(148 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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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 1 week ago via mobile

I used to love this market but the last few years they have allowed hard sell carnival type vendors in that take away from the Christmas vibe. Lots of phoney skin care products that put you on a automatic renewal once they get your credit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sydney414
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed visiting Spruce Meadows in all seasons. Most recently we attended the Christmas Market, and in the past have attended all major horse shows and accompanying trade shows. Normally I avoid attending venues where I have to pay an entry fee in order...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carol N
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many interesting things to see all year round if you like horses and markets and its mostly free. .

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wanderer39521319661
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place at this time of the year especially with the lights and markets during the christmas.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank adbj f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful opportunity to get into the Christmas Spirit and buy novel and unique gifts. Santa's reindeer are there carolers festive foods, and free entry for seniors.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank judepeters1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When was the last time you saw exhibitors and regular people singing the tunes and dancing to the music? It’s a happy place and unique with its live stage performances, reindeer, and indoor and outdoor exhibitors. Massive facility where you can get out of crush...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wild_Radek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always so pretty all the lights out in spruce meadows! If your around the area worth driving by at night!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jadybugs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the annual xmas market which takes place every Friday, Sat, Sun starting in November. Over 200 vendors plus stage entertainment. First class facilities. Easy access for parking and a complementary shuttle bus runs to the LRT train station nearby. Seniors have free admission....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank C7551EFbrianh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The boys and I love coming to feed carrots and apples to the horses. The horses enjoy it too. Sometimes they kick their walls begging you to come feed them next. There’s also a playground to play on and some grassy areas to explore. Depending...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 799katrinar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well organized with a wonderful variety of vendors. Great for couples, families, or those with young children. Go early, however, to avoid the crowds!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kathleen G
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ROBERT M
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
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mandiyoung
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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Albert G
November 24, 2017|
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Response from Terry A | Reviewed this property |
$10 on line. $12 at gate.
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