8 Things You Need To Check Out At Spruce Meadows’ 2024 ‘National’, presented by Rolex

This world-renowned event will be home of the world’s best riders and horses, competing on the famed International Ring.
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Your ticket to a fun, luxurious, and unique date idea this summer is at Spruce Meadows! Enjoy top athletes from around the world competing on the famous International Ring at The ‘National’. With something to do for everyone in your group, and for all ages, this is the destination for you. 

Aside from thrilling equestrian competitions, expect live music, shopping, activities for the little ones, food and drink, and so much more. Plus, parking is free which is always a plus for date ideas!

Here’s everything you can check out with your date at the ‘National’!

Show Jumping

Want to learn everything you can about show jumping and see the schedule for the National? Click here!

Elevated Experiences in The Starting Line Suites

Whether you are marking a special occasion, having an extra special date night or even entertaining clients, these elevated experiences are the perfect way to have a luxurious time while watching top sport. 

Located in the majestic British House, each Startling Line Suite features a private balcony and hospitality box that directly overlooks the International Ring. It comes with a personal host, food service stations, a closed-circuit monitor, a beverage bar, and a heated outdoor balcony!

The best part, you don’t have to purchase the entire suite for yourself to sit here! Prices start at $150/seat depending on the day. You can enjoy the competitions with your friends or colleagues no matter the size of your group.

Each suite can accommodate up to 30 guests per day.

Live Concerts

presented by Brookfield Residential – Saturday June 15 (6pm) & Sunday June 16 (12pm)

Your tournament ticket gets you into the hottest concert in town! Performing artists will be George Canyon, Jess Moskaluke and Steven Lee Olsen.  

The concert will be held on the venue’s brand new stage in the International Plaza. Seating is casual and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Saturday June 15 & Sunday June 16

Shopping local at the Horizons Pavilion offers a unique opportunity to support small businesses while discovering a diverse array of handcrafted goods and artisanal products.

Family Friendly Activities

there will be face painting, exotic animal rescue, food and concession, a market featuring local vendors, and so much more.

The cutest mini cows, goats, horses, animals etc.

Participate in the Name The Foul Contest

presented by Telus

The Name the Foal Contest, presented by TELUS, invites everyone to participate in selecting a name for our newborn foals and win a chance to attend the ‘Masters’ in September!

Watch the FireFit Championships

presented by Cenovus Energy – Saturday June 15 & Sunday June 16

FireFit is an intense fitness challenge designed to test the strength, endurance, and agility of firefighters through a series of demanding physical tasks. 

You can get your Starting Line VIP tickets, reserved seating, or general admission online now! Get your tickets here before they’re gone!
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