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The Dancing Horses Theatre

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Address: 5065 State Road 50, Delavan, WI 53115-4200
Phone Number: 12627288200
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Enjoy a day full of experience at Wisconsin’s own Dancing Horses, Animal...

Enjoy a day full of experience at Wisconsin’s own Dancing Horses, Animal Gardens. You day begins with The Dancing Horses Theatre presentation of an enchanting NEW performance that is unparalleled anywhere else. From the moment the show opens until the finale, the audiences of all ages sit spellbound, applauding each equine performer and trainer, exclaiming in wonder, chuckling at the humor and even wiping the occasional tear when a moment of connection touches a heartstring. Get up close with the trainers with our newest park feature: the Backstage Tour. During the tour, you are given a demonstration about liberty-style horse training and then you will be invited into the stables to meet the equine performers. Next, as you exit The Dancing Horses Theatre, you enter the 30-minute Exotic Bird Show which follows. Meeting our Exotic Birds is a delightful treat. This performance features several different species of exotic birds that will amaze you with their incredible abilities and antics. Your experience continues with more, a visit to the Baby Animal Barn. The Baby Animal Barn is filled with both domestic and exotic baby animals that children can hold and feed. Our staff is there to answer any questions you may have about our baby animals. In close proximity is an outside petting zoo and several charming rides children will enjoy.You can then take a walk or ride through our Wildlife Exhibit, a natural-setting zoo where you can see animals, many of which are indigenous to Wisconsin. The exhibit culminates in the Deer Park where you can pet and feed white tail deer. You can experience a tractor-pulled wagon ride though the park, where larger animals are available for viewing. You won’t want to miss the train ride though our Indian Village; complete with teepees, Native American art, and oral history lesson about the area’s indigenous people.With the two stunning performances, The Dancing Horses and the Exotic Bird Show, and our animal attractions, this will be a day you will not soon forget and will want to share with everyone.

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A Hidden Gem, Must Visit!

There are 3 wonderful attractions while visiting this property, and they are appropriate for ALL ages: The Dancing Horses Theater, The Exotic Bird Show, and the Petting Zoo. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are 3 wonderful attractions while visiting this property, and they are appropriate for ALL ages: The Dancing Horses Theater, The Exotic Bird Show, and the Petting Zoo. The entire property is clean and well maintained. The staff is friendly and well-informed. The Dancing Horses show is approximately 2 hours long in an air-conditioned arena. Snacks & drinks may be... More 

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Belvidere, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brings your childhood and dreams to life. Horses are amazing creatures. Horses have a magical way of reaching you. The show very impressive and very fantastic. The show goes for 2 hours. There is a petting zoo and bird show. Very interesting. This place is for all ages. Age does not mean a thing! Born as a "child", grow as... More 

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thedancinghorses, Public Relations Manager at The Dancing Horses Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for the heartfelt review. Please return again. Possibly for our Holiday Performance starting in mid November. The arena will be decorated for the season. More 

Evanston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our granddaughters were with us for the weekend and they love horses. The show was over the top fantastic and the women leading it were very warm and welcoming when we met the horses after the show. The Exotic Bird show equally amazing and our granddaughters were once again captivated. Then, we had the Petting Zoo of various animals which... More 

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thedancinghorses, Public Relations Manager at The Dancing Horses Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you. We are so happy you enjoyed your afternoon with us. Please return for our Holiday Performance. More 

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took group of seniors for pettning zoo, dancing horses and bird show and we were very impressed by the entire experience and facility. Very cheerful, clean and very helpful friendly staff too. The wagon ride to Indian town was very informative, and we loved the dancing horses. Couldn't believe what they got horses to do. Didnt know what to expect... More 

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thedancinghorses, Public Relations Manager at The Dancing Horses Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you. We appreciate all the work that group leaders, like you do, to get your groups here. Please come back again. More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a nice family show, we went there on veteran day and the entrance was free for veterans and $10 for their family, not to many buisness remember the veterans but they do with a free dessert buffet too

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thedancinghorses, Public Relations Manager at The Dancing Horses Theatre, responded to this review

We were humbled by the attendance of all the Veterans, Active Military and their families who saw the show. Thank you and we hope you are able to attend again. More 

Windsor WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommend this for anyone that loves animals or horses the animal experiences it fantastic and the show was amazing!

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Thank Tammy S
thedancinghorses, Public Relations Manager at The Dancing Horses Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you. We also love our animals and horses too. The best part is sharing them with you. More 

McHenry, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I took my daughter and two granddaughters, ages 4 and 6, to the Dancing Horses Theater. This is a family owned and operated business. Our fun filled day was delightful. There was so much to do for such a low price. We attended the bird show first. It was incredible. How those birds can be trained to talk, roller skate,... More 

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thedancinghorses, Public Relations Manager at The Dancing Horses Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you. We will see you at one of Holiday Performances. Please say hi when you arrive. More 

Sitka, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Bird Show featuring Echo the parrot that talks! 7 trained birds, one is 57 yrs old. Baby Animal Barn: camel, monkey, pigs, porcupine, calves, Petting zoo: goats, sheep, Indian village wagon ride: 2 timber wolves, camel, horses and story of local Indian chief Big Foot Other wagon ride: didn't get to go on this we were to busy Horse show... More 

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thedancinghorses, Public Relations Manager at The Dancing Horses Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you. We are glad you enjoyed your day with us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

If you are in the Lake Geneva , WI area you must make this a day trip. So much to do and so worth the price. I thought we were going to see the dancing horses, but there is so much more there than just horses. There is a bird show, a petting zoo, and a lot of different animals.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

My mom was turning 75 and I wanted to find something different that she might enjoy. She likes horses so when I found a Groupon for the The Dancing Horses Theater in Delavan I thought it would be perfect. We drove to Lake Geneva and had lunch and then drove about 10 minutes to Delavan to attend the 1pm show.... More 

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