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Spruce Meadows

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Address: 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary, Alberta T2J 5G5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-974-4200
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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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Christmas Market Madness 😌

We attended the Christmas Market this year & it was a massive display of goods & goodies. It seems to get larger every year. In the main building it was so crowded that it was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Lethbridge, Canada
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Lethbridge, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We attended the Christmas Market this year & it was a massive display of goods & goodies. It seems to get larger every year. In the main building it was so crowded that it was not possible get close to some vendors tables. The selection of goods was great, as was the entertainment. The only downfall was the food options,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have attended many events at Spruce Meadows and the facility is a credit to all of Canada. There is something for all ages to enjoy. Highly recommend a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Christmas market is lovely. There are tons of local and distant vendors and the entrance price cannot be beat. Lot's of things for kids ,(games) and adults (spanish coffee) to keep yourself entertained. Go early, and leave early to avoid the crowd.

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Thank Dania G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great opportunity to visit one of the premiere equestrian venues in the world. Great gift shop too.

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1 Thank Claudia C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To me the Christmas Market is a must do on a persons Christmas list... The sights, the Christmas lights and displays are so beautiful, beautiful location, the sounds, the wonderful smells, the live Reindeer, all the amazing Vendors, the food options for eating so great. if you miss it you miss a piece of Christmas magic and wonder. I go... More 

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1 Thank Debbie K
Calgary
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Professional, classic venue, well organized, staffed and presented. Ample parking, easy, clear highway access. A pleasure to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing but a beautiful facility. Very world class. Staff are sold on making sure we had a welcoming visit to the park. Super competition and food from different countries was available. Park kept top notch clean and I'm coming back every year for some of these national horse jumping competitions. Keep it up spruce Meadows, you make calgary proud .

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Thank brent p
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an amazing place if u love horses lots of walking lots of horse competitions to watch there's some lil shops. An some food vendors as well its wheel chair accessible an easy to navigate around

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spruce Meadows is an International Equestrian horse jumping venue located on the south end of Calgary,Alberta.This is a huge complex that can be visited at one`s leisure,when no competitions are taking place.The entrance is a free and people can stroll at their own pace and visit the barns to see horses that are stabeled there.No one will question you as... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place for the horse lover and for families. During the Masters and the Summer Series there is so much to do and see for a $5.00 per family entrance fee. In December they hold their Christmas Market where you can find gifts, food and great decorating ideas for the holidays. It is also a beautiful venue... More 

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