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The World Equestrian Center

Ocala, FL View map Visit website
4.7 out of 5 rating
2 reviews

About

The World Equestrian Center at Ocala, Florida, offers equine enthusiasts a unique wedding venue. Here, a team of event planners is ready to help you bring your dream day to life. They are happy to take care of the details, leaving you free to focus on making memories. With lush rolling lawns and towering trees, this property offers an unforgettable setting for your milestone event.

Facilities and Capacity

Both indoor and outdoor gatherings can be facilitated at The World Equestrian Center. Indoor ceremonies can be held in the intimate on-site chapel, which has a maximum capacity of 100 guests. The chapel's charming exterior and its landscaped surroundings are ideal for wedding photos. Outside, you can exchange your vows in the romantic atmosphere of the oak canopy garden. Receptions can also be held in this garden for an elegant celebration. Before the day begins, the couple and their party can take some time to pamper themselves in the salon and spa. This 7,000-square-foot facility offers all manner of body treatments, hairstyling, nail care, and makeup application. For out-of-town guests, the Equestrian Hotel offers luxurious lodging in 248 rooms and suites. This property has a whole host of other facilities, including arenas and exposition centers for holding various equine-related events.

Services Offered

The World Equestrian Center has a dedicated team of planners who are committed to helping you have an unforgettable day. There is a selection of wedding packages you can choose from to help with this. The on-site culinary team has won awards for their dishes and is sure to delight even the most discerning of palates. Menus are customizable and are built around the couple's own tastes and favorite flavors. The team is happy to create dishes to suit dietary restrictions, so every guest can enjoy their meal. The catering staff prides itself on their passion for ingredients, as they use only the freshest produce they can find. With a signature cocktail or mocktail, the newlyweds can toast to their happy future together.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$5,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$3,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$2,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$27

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

10

Describe your venue:

Garden
Hotel
Religious
Resort

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Dance Floor
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

May
June
July
August
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    Everything was so perfect. They are professional, and take care about every detail. WEC and their team went above and beyond on every expectation we have for our wedding day. I highly recommend this place like the best place to do any celebration.
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1390 NW 80th Avenue Ocala, FL, 34482
352-414-7900
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The World Equestrian Center frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The World Equestrian Center?

The World Equestrian Center includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At The World Equestrian Center, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

The World Equestrian Center includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)

At The World Equestrian Center, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at The World Equestrian Center includes:
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine

What are the most important characteristics of The World Equestrian Center in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The World Equestrian Center for wedding events is known for:
  • Garden
  • Hotel
  • Religious
  • Resort

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The World Equestrian Center for wedding events?

The World Equestrian Center offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does The World Equestrian Center offer?

The World Equestrian Center offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does The World Equestrian Center offer for wedding events?

The World Equestrian Center offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Cake
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does The World Equestrian Center have available for wedding events?

The World Equestrian Center offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend The World Equestrian Center and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

The World Equestrian Center is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.7 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in professionalism, 5 in value, 4.5 in quality of service, 4.5 in average response time and 4.5 in flexibility.

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