Special Events at The Grand Oaks

Admission is always free and Spectators are always welcome!  We do provide seating, however you may bring your own lawn chair if you prefer.

If you bring a pet, we kindly ask that it be kept on a leash.

Please click on graphic below to see a map of The Grand Oaks:

NEW GO Map_August 2016

Results for the Grand Oaks Classic 2017

Please click links below:

2017 Grand Oaks CT & Derby Results

2017 Pleasure Driving Results



Hunt Country Horse Show

March 4 & 5, 2017


Come see hunters & jumpers as they soar over fences and other obstacles! Events from 9 am to 5 pm at our Covered Arena, Front Arena, Fiber Arena & Racetrack Arena. No admission price, spectators welcome! Children’s event at the Front Arena (museum side). Advanced participants at the Covered Arena. Please visit for more information.



Lake 4H Show

March 11, 2017

4H event

Free admission, spectators welcome! Watch young riders of different levels compete at our Covered Arena and Fiber Arenas.




Southern Baroque Association: Spring Classic

March 17, 18 & 19, 2017


FREE admission, open to the public… spectators are welcome!  The Southern Baroque Association will be joining us here at Grand Oaks Resort for  the Spring Classic event.  Events start at 9:00 am each day at the Covered Arena.

Please visit for more details.



Special Olympics: Equestrian Sports Championships

March 24 & 25, 2017

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The Grand Oaks is proud to host the Special Olympics Equestrian Sports Championships for 2017! Athletes compete in Dressage, English Equitation, Stock Seat Equitation, Working Trails, Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Showmanship at Halter or Bridle, Unified Sports Drill Team and Equitation Jump .

Come cheer on the athletes… no admission price, free and open to the public to watch!  All events to be held at our Covered Arena.

Schedule of events can be viewed by clicking on this link:   Special Olympics Schedule 2017



Rochester Area Picnic

Sunday, March 26, 2017


ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY.  SUNDAY, March 26, 2017 at the Grand Oaks Resort. Noon to 4:00 pm. Tickets are $ 10 a person if purchased in Advance and $ 15 if purchase the day of.

There will be Zweigle Hot Dogs, Genesee Beer and Abbott’s Ice Cream at the event and entertainment by Lisa Coan. (Bringing Food or Beverages is prohibited on our property.)

To purchase your tickets please click this link: Rochester Picnic Tickets

IMPORTANT: When attending this event please enter the property through our Griffin Avenue entrance. The address is 3121 Griffin Avenue, Lady Lake, FL 32159. (DO NOT use Marion County Road entrance).



Central Florida Dressage: Ride-A-Test Super Clinic

April 15, 2017

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Free admission, spectators welcome! Watch riders of different levels from Central Florida Dressage compete at our Covered Arena.

Featuring Sandra Hotz (Judge and Competitor) and Bill McMullin (Judge and Certified Instructor).

Please visit to get a registration form.




Events at The Grand Oaks

Marion/Alachua Dog Training -Lure Coursing February 25 & 26
Hunt Country Horse Show March 4 & 5
Lake 4-H Show March 11
Southern Baroque Association Breed Show March 17 – 18
Special Olympics March 24 & 25
Rochester Reunion Picnic March 26
Hunt Country Horse Show April 1 & 2
Take Off Ridgeback Lure Coursing April 1 & 2
Central Florida Dressage: Super Clinic April 15
Golden Retriever Agility Dog Show April 21 – 23
Hunt Country Horse Show May 5 – 7
Southern Drive May 11 – 14
Orlando Dressage May 27 & 28
Hunt Country Horse Show June 3 & 4
Summer Fun Show June 9 – 11
Orlando Dressage June 17 & 18
Hunt Country Horse Show July 8 & 9
Hunt Country Horse Show August 5 & 6
Orlando Dressage September 9 – 10
Hunt Country Horse Show October 7 & 8
Southern Baroque Association Breed Show October 13 – 15
Golden Retriever Agility Dog Show October 20 – 22
Ridgeback Lure Coursing October 21, 2017
Hunt Country Horse Show October 28 & 29
Western Dressage November 11 & 12
Hunt Country Horse Show November 17 – 19
Grand Oaks HDT December 1 – 3