Best athletes from the world’s top show jumping nations compete for top prize money and international acclaim during the Spruce Meadows National,the first tournament in the Spruce Meadows Summer Series. This series of tournaments attract over 1,000 horses and riders from all over North and South America. From Olympic Champions to junior riders, the “National” has something for everyone. Learn more about Spruce Meadows.
Things to do at Spruce Meadows National 2020
1. Watch the equestrian show jumping event .
2.Children’s Activities include –
Spruce Meadows Prairie Dogs : Dog performances like scoot through tunnels, leap through hoops, bounce over jumps and dive towards the sky in Flyball.
Location: Behind East Grandstand
Performances: Friday – Sunday –
Real Canadian Superstore Playground – Children’s’ Playground
Pony Rides presented by Kozy Shack
Location: Next to the Gallery on the Green in Upper Plaza
Location: Near the Terrace Halls Gazebo
Location: International Plaza
Exploring Horse Anatomy: U of C Veterinary School
Location: Upper Plaza
3. Performances – Location: Around the grounds
The Calgary Round-Up Band, The Calgary Stetson Show Band , Spruce Meadows Mounted Colour Guard, Sam Steele’s Scouts, Fort Calgary Wheel & Runner, The Calgary Fiddlers, South City Jazz Combo
4. Plenty of shopping, food and other exhibits.
See for more details including hours- Here
Who is it for?
Entertainment meets education on the International Plaza at the “National”. The Agrium Growing the Next Generation© interactive educational program features a variety of environmental, agricultural and sport-related learning centres of interest to young and old.
The Gallery on the Green is the indoor retail space for all types of exhibitors. Its central location allows guests of Spruce Meadows a place to shop, as well as respite from the competitions and elements.
$5 | East & West Grandstand – available Wednesday – Sunday
Adults/Teens: $5, Seniors (65+) and children (12 and under): Free
Rush seating is first-come, first-served. Seating is not guaranteed.
Rush seating allows access to all areas of Spruce Meadows, including Rush Seating in all competitive rings, and all exhibits and entertainment areas.
Purchase reserved seating to ensure a seat. RV Sites are also available
Purchase & check all types of ticket options for National 2020 – here
The Spruce Meadows Carousel, Mini-Train Express, Face Painting and Pony Rides will require tickets this year. One complimentary kid’s activity ticket will be issued with One Adult Admission, additional tickets will be available in Founders Plaza for $4.
RESERVED SEATING | $35/seat | Southwest Grandstand – available Saturday – Sunday
ALL ACCESS SUITE | $200/seat | British House – available Friday, Saturday – Sunday
CLUB INTERNATIONAL | $300/table of 4 | Southwest & East Grandstand – available Saturday – Sunday
WHEN & WHERE
Dates: June 4 to 7, 2020
Friday | 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday9 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Address : 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2J 5G5
Spruce Meadows is located on the southern city limits of Calgary, approximately 30-40 minutes from downtown Calgary and 45 minutes from the Calgary International airport.
By Car go south on Macleod Trail, then turn west on Highway 22X/Spruce Meadows Trail/ Marquis of Lorne Trail. Travel approximately 2km. Watch for signs.
The shuttle bus will pickup passengers from the north-east corner of the SOMERSET /BRIDLEWOOD LRT Station parking lot – please look for the tent shelter with Spruce Meadows on it (across the street from the back of Lowes).
Guests will be dropped off in parking Lot #2 at the Spruce Meadows Bus Loop