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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Royal horses to perform for holiday show at Grand Oaks Resort


The Royal Horses of Europe are some of the most celebrated in history, favored for centuries by royalty, equestrian riders and bullfighters.

Catch these horses in all their glory during the Gala of the Royal Horses at 3pm Friday, Dec. 27, at Grand Oaks Resort, 3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale. A holiday VIP performance will celebrate the tradition, athleticism and grace of these revered creatures. The show includes the four royal breeds: Lipizzan, Andalusian, Friesian and Arabian, a news release states.

VIP admission is $75 (all inclusive). Fewer than 100 tickets remain for this event. The Dec. 28 performance is sold out. For tickets, go to or call 352.750.5500.

VIP admission includes a champagne welcome, ringside table seating, hors d’oeuvres and dessert, and a meet and greet after the show. All seating is first come, first serve (no assigned seats). VIP tables seat eight people each. The venue cannot guarantee large parties will sit together.

This event takes place under an outdoor covered arena, and fans will not be in open sunlight. The event will take place rain or shine. The show runs for approximately 120 minutes with a 30-minute intermission. Parking for disabled motorists and shuttle service is available.