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Spruce Meadows

Address: 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary, Alberta T2J 5G5, Canada (Southwest Calgary)
Phone Number: +1 403 974 4200
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Ranked #2 of 135 Activities in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Equestrian Trails, Sports Complexes, Sports
Owner description: Based in Calgary, Canada, Spruce Meadows is the brainchild of the Southern family who built a Show...
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Equestrian Trails, Sports Complexes, Sports
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I've been there a couple of times and they always have something for the whole family, shopping, food, play areas and decorations. The free parking with shuttle and free shuttle buses from the LRT to some of the Spruce Meadows activities makes it an easy place to visit and enjoy!

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Rocky View County
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Spruce Meadows offers the best of everything. International show jumping and a great Christmas market are only two of the wonderful events. check out their website for more info

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Calgary, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

There is always something going on at Spruce Meadows. Fees are minimal for an event like this and parking on site is well planned. However, Highway 22X can get jammed with the extra traffic for the various events so give yourself a bit of extra time. The equestrian events of course are front and center and the Masters is an... More 

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Calgary
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The christmas light display is truly something wonderful. The Craft Market was fantastic with the variety of items to view and purchase. Something for the whole family to see and do.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It has become a family tradition to visit Spruce Meadows for their annual Christmas Market. There is so many artisans and things to see and do. There are carolers and roasted chestnuts, fire pits to warm up at, free food samples. There are crafts and foodstuffs from all over the world. If you need help getting into the Christmas spirit,... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

If you are in need of a smile on your face, go to Spruce Meadows over Christmas. The amount of lights will cheer anyone up!

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I attended this October for the events and very much enjoyed the scenery.. very pleasant and fun....

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Edmonton
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147 reviews 147 reviews
90 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

If you appreciate all things Equine and the trappings of International Horse Jumping this is for you.

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Calgary, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Spruce Meadows is not just horses and show jumping. They have events throughout the year, the event i recently went to was the Christmas Craft Show, the grounds are beautiful and already full of lights, there are fire pits to stay warm and vendors for food and warm drinks. Whatever event you go to the parking is good, there is... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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27 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I visited Spruce Meadows for the Masters Tournament and am so impressed by the facilities, and venue. The caliber of competition was very good. The horses and riders are very talented. The event is covered by TV camera and the event coverage is very professional. On the grounds one can find many vendors and shops with Horse related gear and... More 

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