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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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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: 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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A great place to take kids for the day specially during horse events. It has lots of places for kids to roam around, see horses and play in the family areas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

A great place to take kids for the day specially during horse events. It has lots of places for kids to roam around, see horses and play in the family areas.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Spruce Meadows was recommended to us by a number of people. It is a world class facility for horse jumping, and is noted for the markets as well. We don't understand how the sport works, and found it difficult to get into the spirit of things. We obviously were in the minority as noted by the volume and intensity of... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Can't imagine a nicer place to spend a day in Calgary than Spruce Meadows. Everything about it is first class. It's enjoyable even if you don't know much about show jumping. The Christmas market is also fantastic.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have been here for a couple events, Rush seating only $5.00 so reasonable for a world class facility. Celebrating 40 years this year. Comgratulations Spruce Meadows!

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Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This place has show jumping competitions about four to five weeks a year, usually around June and July, and also in September. It is great for family outings with many activities in and around the venues. The purse for the competition is rather big so it attracts competitors from around the world. There is ample parking area, as well there... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A great day out but only on days of an event otherwise every thing is closed. We would expect the management to promote it at least during summers and organise more events

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you ever have the chance to visit Spruce Meadows when there is an event going on there do it. Everything from world class jumping to dog shows. Great place to walk around.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Spruce Meadows is really a great place to bring family, children and grandchildren. The ability to freely walk around, take in the horses, being trained and washed amuses all. In the winter the Christmas lights are amazing. just a great place to visit, during events and any time during the year.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Spruce meadows is a world class facility. If you like horses and everything horsey you'll love Spruce Meadows

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This attraction is open every day 9-5 and is a beautiful spot for families whether there is a showjumping event or not. Visit the stables, enjoy the playground, or just go for a walk. Regular tournaments too.

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Additional Information about Spruce Meadows

Address: 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary, Alberta T2J 5G5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403 974 4200
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Southwest Calgary
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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