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The Dancing Horses Theatre

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Address: 5065 Hwy 50, Delavan, WI 53115-4200
Phone Number:
262-728-8200
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Awesome Show

Awesome show for the whole family! A ticket to the show was my birthday present and I couldn't have asked for anything better. The bird show and petting zoo were also very cool.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Larissa H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome show for the whole family! A ticket to the show was my birthday present and I couldn't have asked for anything better. The bird show and petting zoo were also very cool.

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Thank Larissa H
Rockford, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome Horse/Theater show. I do not want to say much and ruin it for you. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Kara H
Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw their Christmas show. Superb, personally sentimental, and lovingly put together! You're going to see exceptionally beautiful horses, acrobatic and Cirque du Soleil-caliber performances. Get there early so that you can grab a good seat and take advantage of the face painting and pony rides. Sit in the very top row, center because you'll see most everything up close... More 

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Thank gypsyrunaway
Waterford, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a must see if you are in the area. We took my daughter who is 6 with her friend and my son who is 8. Everyone loved it!!! Small enough event for everyone to have great seats. Interaction with the staff and horses. It was lovely. We will be back!!!!

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Thank AllyWally2013
Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

In the summer of 2016 I took my 4 grand-daughters to see the show. Two of them had seen it several years earlier, so they were really Extra Excited. The dancing horses show was very tastefully done - glitzy without being over the top. The horses were beautiful, and the arena seating allowed everyone to have a great seat. During... More 

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Thank 241pat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Just took my 4 year old granddaughter to see the Dancing Horses show. She was enthralled and immediately asked if she could go again. On the plus side, there was personal attention- each child could ride a pony, get a picture taken with pony or pet a horse and meet an entertainer. The sound and lights were very professional. We... More 

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

Thank you for all your thoughtful comments. We strive to create a family friendly yet entertaining performance for all ages. If you are looking to get into the Holiday spirit this show is just what you need. The audience is amazed at the professionalism - costumes - lighting, glitter and rhinestones of our 90 minute show! More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Wanted something different for a Dad/Daughter (15 year old) day while spouse and son were out of town. I knew my daughter would enjoy the show and was pleased to say that I enjoyed it at least as much. More professional than I would have thought and some simply amazing, the gymnast did things I've never seen before. Even without... More 

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Thank Steve F
Delavan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We live in the area and have never gone to this show, but our grandchildren were here from California and decided to take them. Honestly we were not expecting the professional, Cirque de Sole type performances we saw. Costumes, music, variety, were all done very well. The whole property was very clean and neat, including the petting zoo area. The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This family operated theatre troupe provided such a fun experience that is great for people of all ages!! The show was a 90 minute review of some of the most beautiful Arabian horses, ridden by beautiful women adorned in Las Vegas style costumes that engaged the horses in precision dance like maneuvers. The music is great and each set so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have been to A LOT of shows in a lot of different places and this one is at the top if not my #1 choice. Everything about the show was immaculate. I never expected to cry whatsoever, but their eye for detail and the music brought me to "happy tears" a few times. I am shocked my family and... More 

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