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Spruce Meadows

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Neighbourhood: Southwest Calgary
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Address: 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary, Alberta T2J 5G5, Canada
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+1 403-974-4200
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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A Year Round Venue

Spruce Meadows is one of the most beautiful places in Calgary! We go there every November for the fabulous Christmas Market which has the most amazing vendors, not to mention the... read more

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

Spruce Meadows is one of the most beautiful places in Calgary! We go there every November for the fabulous Christmas Market which has the most amazing vendors, not to mention the bonfires, Christmas music, and thousands of lights. It is open every day so you can go and visit the horses and the grounds. The only time there is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spruce Meadows is definitely a highlight of Christmas time. The grounds are decorated; the trees have lights, and there are fire pits outside to enjoy. The vendors are varied and include local Canadian fare. Delightful. Truly the Canadian version of the Christmas markets in Europe.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun international foods and shopping. Watching horse and rider skills, amazing! Bring your own picnic lunch if you want, sit on the grass in your own chair, relax in the sun.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous! My favorite in calgary ! Unique shops and displays - something for everyone. Fire pits outside. Fun fun

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great way too spent the afternoon Excellent the attractions are spectacular My friends truly enjoyed it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Words can't do justice - you have to visit during an international event to get the full experience.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience for a winter night with friends and family. I felt like a child again. Magic of lights and crisp winter air and awesome company was all I needed.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location, fantastic food and the little had their own buffet table!! Friendly staff, very clean and appealing building

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a good time. Recommend to anyone looking fior a seasonal outing..lots of Xmas stalls, food, shopping and fun!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Go often, always love it. Their Christmas fair is the best. Lots of events year round. Loads of parking, friendly people.

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