DATE: May 1, 2021
TIME: 10:00am-4:00pm
VENUE: WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER
FESTIVALS OF SPEED THOROUGHBRED WEEKEND AT WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER OCALA May 1, 2021

FESTIVALS OF SPEED THOROUGHBRED WEEKEND AT WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER OCALA. 

1390 NW 80TH AVENUE, OCALA, FL 34482

ITINERARY:  
Friday, April 30th — LUXURY LIFESTYLE COCKTAIL RECEPTION
Saturday, May 1st — VIP SECTION
Saturday, May 1st — “MOTORSPORTS GATHERING” GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET
Saturday, May 1st — VIP PARKING LOT PASS

Get tickets today before we sell out. We are monitoring attendance for social distancing and expect to sell out soon.  Tickets are delivered by email immediately upon purchase.

LUXURY LIFESTYLE COCKTAIL RECEPTION. “The Ultimate Kentucky Derby Party!”

Friday, April 30th 2021
8:00 pm-10:30 pm

$150.00 per person. Advance ticket purchase only.
LOCATION: THE EQUESTRIAN HOTEL.

Our venue will be the WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER overlooking the magnificent Grand Plaza. Guests will enjoy premium brand open bars serving craft cocktails, fine wines, and unique spirits. Brand ambassadors will offer boutique spirits including rare bourbon, aged scotch and more. Culinary pursuits include a variety of chef attended stations. While enjoying the evening guests can admire exotic  cars, displays of fine timepieces, jewels, art and more. 

Help re-create the famous Kentucky Derby Hat Parade with your attire.  Ladies, let loose your Southern Belle.  Gentlemen, rev up your style with bright color pants, classic blazer and smart bow tie.  Derby Day fashion is all about the hat, so lets see your finest bowlers and Spring creations!  BEST OF SHOW HAT CONTEST! FOR MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN!

Culinary Offerings
Oysters in the Shell, Pineapple Ginger Mignonette 
Deviled Eggs, Cracklings, Bourbon Smoked Paprika, Pickled Mustard Seeds
Wild Mushroom Flatbread, Arugula, Apple, Truffle

Pasta Station
Cavatappi, Alfredo, Marinara, Bolognese
Parmesan, Basil, Tomato, Artichokes, Herb Chicken Italian Sausage, Calabrian Chiles
Loaded Fries, Cheese Sauce, Jalapeño, Scallions, Vegetarian Chili

Edible Cookie Dough Station
Sprinkles, Chocolate Chip, Caramel, Marshmallow, Corn Flakes, M&M’s, Peanuts, Rum Soaked Raisins, Ginger Snaps, Waffle Cones

WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER Saturday, May 1st 2021
“MOTORSPORTS GATHERING” FESTIVALS OF SPEED THOROUGHBRED WEEKEND AT WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER OCALA.

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET 
10:00 am-4:00 pm
Admission: $20.00 per person. Children 12 and under Free.
WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER.
Ocala, Florida

Taking place on the same day as the Kentucky derby this extraordinary event will feature a fabulous display of exotic, classic and muscle cars placed for display in an all new world class resort. Our venue, the World Equestrian Center is located in the horse capital of the world, Ocala, Florida and is the largest equestrian complex in the United States. It is nestled on 1,000 magnificent acres and features a luxurious 5-star hotel located at the heart of the equestrian resort. The hotel will feature 248 extra-large suites where guests can take in this world-class event in luxury and comfort. The hotel will also feature retail space, restaurants, craft cocktail bars and more. Cars will be displayed on in front of the hotel on pavers in the grand plaza.
Guests will experience automotive designs by Porsche, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Lamborghini, Aston-Martin, McLaren, and more. Guests can enjoy fine wines & festive cocktails along with exciting culinary offerings from a multitude of cafes and restaurants located onsite. If you own an exotic, classic, muscle car or unique motorcycle you may like to display it with us. For details click the link below.

TO DISPLAY YOUR CAR WITH US CLICK HERE

Click here to see a short video of  the view from the VIP Section.

VIP SECTION: Advance ticket purchase only.  Get tickets today as we are monitoring ticket sales and expect to sell out soon to allow for social distancing.
Saturday, May 1st 2021.
11:30am-4:00pm

Admission: $125.00 per person.
Advance ticket purchase only.

This exclusive VIP only section will feature an exciting culinary display with an open bar. Each VIP guest will receive a VIP Gift Bag with a whiskey glass engraved with the FESTIVALS OF SPEED logo and more! 

Culinary Offerings
Artisan Greens with Tomato, Red Onion & Lemon Basil Vinaigrette.
Grilled Vegetable Salad with Zucchini, Squash, Eggplant, Pepper, Goat Cheese & Aged Balsamic.
Chicken Pesto with Caramelized Onions.
Market Fish with White Wine Caper Sauce.
Parsley & Olive Oil Baked Penne with Mushroom Ragu.
Grano Padano, Mozzarella & Basil Lemon Rapini, Pine Nuts & Red Pepper Garlic Focaccia Mascarpone Cannoli Ricotta Cheesecake.

VIP PARKING LOT PASS
Saturday, May 1st
Lot opens at 9:30 am

This private and secure parking lot is located within 25ft of the main entry to the car show and offers a true VIP experience.  Registration is $30.00 per vehicle.  Tickets to the “MOTORSPORTS GATHERING” THOROUGHBRED WEEKEND event are not included and must be purchased separately.   Arrive and depart from the VIP Parking at your leisure.  Stay on after the main event to watch the Kentucky Derby on giant 100-ft. jumbotron screens.  An array of food and drink will be available for purchase. 

AVAILABLE ACCOMMODATIONS  Information provided for your convenience.

LUXURY VILLAS AT GOLDEN OCALA. Exclusive villas in a gated community with top quality golf course, clubhouse, pool, gym, clubhouse and other luxury amenities. Only $260.00 per day.

These are located in GOLDEN OCALA PRIVATE COUNTRY CLUB just ¼ mile away.

  • Contact for reservations is Lilibeth Vega
  • Calls should be directed to 352-369-6969
  • Emails should be directed to goldenocala@royalshell.com

Additional hotel accommodations available at:

 

For media inquiries: Gino & Gaston of Snacky Media Group. joe@festivalsofspeed.com

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