As summer approaches, The Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Florida, is gearing up to host a spectacular lineup of events that will make your summer truly unforgettable. From equestrian competitions to a hosted youth summer camp, , there’s something for everyone to enjoy at our world-class resort. Get ready for an action-packed and entertaining summer like no other!



For all horse enthusiasts, The Grand Oaks Resort is the ultimate destination for equestrian competitions. Throughout the summer, we will be hosting a variety of horse shows, including; the Horse Shows in the Park/Hunt Country Hunter/Jumper horse show, August 5-6, and the Paso Finos of Ocala, Youth Grand Prix horse show, July 22-23.  Spectators are welcome to watch.

A brand new show, the Riders of the Wind, a daredevil  horse show,  will be debuting at the Grand Oaks Resort on July 13, 2023. This exciting show is packed with trick riding, aerial feats, acrobatics, an unbelievable cat show and even a camel act! Tickets to this show are on sale now at, with daily shows on July 13, 14, 15 & 16.

In our West Gallery, behind The Bistro, the folks from the USA Gun Shows of Florida will be hosting their gun show on July 22 – 23rd, 2023. Buy, sell and trade will be available with concealed classes available each day. Tickets are available at the door.


The Bistro:

The Bistro at Grand Oaks Resort is a culinary gem nestled within our beautiful resort in Weirsdale, Florida. The Bistro’s warm and inviting ambiance, coupled with impeccable service, creates an atmosphere of refined elegance. Whether you’re joining us for a romantic dinner, a business lunch, or a casual Sunday brunch with friends, The Bistro at Grand Oaks Resort promises an unforgettable dining experience that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting to come back for more. The Bistro is open year round. For reservations, call (352)750-9500.


Youth and Adult Camps and Clinics:

At The Grand Oaks Resort, we are proud to be the host grounds for comprehensive horse driving clinics and camps for both adults and youth, catering to all skill levels and ages. Expert instructors, like Taz Lester of Foundation Performance, provide hands-on training and guidance, focusing on the art and technique of horse driving. In the adult clinics and camps, hosted by Florida Whips, participants have the opportunity to refine their skills, learn advanced driving techniques, and enhance their understanding of horsemanship. The youth camps are designed to introduce young equestrians to the world of horse driving, fostering a love for horses and teaching them the basics of safe and effective driving. With a focus on safety and individualized instruction, our clinics provide a supportive environment for participants to learn, grow, and connect with fellow horse driving enthusiasts.

Wellness Retreats:

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and indulge in a rejuvenating wellness retreat at The Grand Oaks Resort. Our serene and picturesque surroundings create an ideal backdrop for relaxation and self-care.  Stay in one of our beautiful villas or the RVpark, and for guests, enjoy a dip in our pool or spa.  Join the expert instructors for yoga sessions, meditation workshops, and sound baths, hosted by Amy Sage Reiki that will nourish your mind, body, and soul. Unwind, recharge, and leave feeling refreshed and invigorated.



This summer, The Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Florida, is the place to be. Whether you’re a horse lover, a foodie, or someone seeking wellness and relaxation, our resort offers a diverse range of events and experiences that cater to all interests. Join us for an unforgettable summer filled with excitement, entertainment, and cherished memories. Visit our website for event dates and information at or contact our friendly staff by phone at (352)750-5500 for more information and start planning your summer getaway at The Grand Oaks Resort today!