Stay with us in style and luxury at The Equestrian Hotel or The Riding Academy Hotel, newly opened in March, and enjoy the summer season of events! Kentucky Derby Hat Party Saturday, May 4
Don your biggest hats, your best derby attire and join us for juleps on the terrace! Your favorite Kentucky Derby Hat Party is back at The Equestrian Hotel. The Hat Party features a Jumbotron view of the race, small plates and live music. Tickets come with your choice of a derby hat or a Woodford bourbon bottle. 21+ Event. 
Hat Party | 5pm to 7:30pmEVENT TICKETS

Mother’s Day BrunchSunday, May 12
This special brunch on the terrace at Stirrups honors Mom and features a fresh menu with items like a made-to-order omelet station and à la carte bloody mary and mimosa bar. Reservations required.
Seatings | 9am, 11:30am and 2pmBRUNCH WITH US

Grand Prix Dressage Freestyle Dining Experience 
Friday, May 24
Enjoy a premium view of the Hampton Green Farms May Dressage CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle presented by Lugano Diamonds from the terrace of The Equestrian Hotel. The dining experience includes a chef-designed dinner menu and access to a complimentary full bar. 
Experience | 6:30pm to 8:30pmDINE WITH US

Whiskey Dinner with Sazerac at Yellow Pony Pub & Garden 
Thursday, May 30
Join us for an exclusive five-course, whiskey-paired dinner on the patio featuring premium Sazerac whiskeys like Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Rye and Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery selections. Tickets are limited. 21+ Event. 
Dinner | 6pm to 9pmSECURE TICKETS

Passport to the Mediterranean Presented by Wheels Up 
Friday, June 14
As the second event in the 2024 Stirrups Wine Series, travel with us on the terrace at Stirrups to enjoy wine, small plates and live music inspired by the 22 countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. 21+ Event. 
Event Time | 6:30pm to 9pmTRAVEL WITH US

Summer Series Grand Prix Reception and Dining Experiences 
June 15 – August 10
Join World Equestrian Center – Ocala on Saturday nights during the 2024 Summer Series for one of two unmatched experiences. Choose from the Grand Prix Dining Experience presented by Wheels Up featuring ringside tables for the full series, or the Grand Prix Reception Experience, both offering remarkable views and world-class hospitality.
Doors | 6pmDinner | 7pm

Father’s Day Brunch
Sunday, June 16
Spend Father’s Day honoring Dad with brunch on the terrace for the whole family. Enjoy a steak-centric menu, cocktails on the cash bar and fathers can take home a cigar hand-rolled live as a keepsake gift.
Seatings | 10am and 1pmBRUNCH WITH US

Save the DateFourth Annual Ocala Food & Wine Festival 
November 1 – 3
The fourth annual Ocala Food & Wine Festival returns to World Equestrian Center – Ocala November 1-3, 2024. Follow the event on Facebook to stay up to date on details and ticket information. 21+ Event.FOLLOW THE EVENTStay up-to-date on all things happening at WEC – Ocala with our event calendar.VIEW THE CALENDARVisit us at

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