Saturday Night Lights

Experience Saturday Night Lights at Wellington International

Visitors are cordially invited to Wellington International from Wednesday to Sunday, with the highlight being our Saturday Night Lights event! Mark your calendars: The 2025 WEF season runs from January through March. Check our event calendar here

Saturday Night Lights showcases grand prix show jumping competition, complemented by delightful food, entertainment, live music, and top-tier show jumping. This takes place on Saturday nights during the Winter Equestrian Festival from January to March at Wellington International.

Join us with your loved ones! Every week, attendees can indulge in live music, face painting, interactive games, pony rides, a friendly petting zoo, magical performances, and stilt walkers. General admission is free, and parking at Wellington International is $22. Free parking is available at Equestrian Village, and complimentary shuttles will take you to Wellington International. 

If you’ve never been to a horse show, we recommend visiting our Horse Show 101 page to learn more about the competition you’ll be watching!

January through March, gates open at 6:00 p.m., with the competition commencing at 7:00 p.m. However, for the concluding three weeks, entry starts at 6:30 p.m. and the event kicks off at 7:30 p.m. We recommend arriving ahead to secure your preferred spot, grab a bite from our diverse food vendors or restaurants, and browse through clothing, accessories, and more! 

Remember, Wellington International and several food vendors around the International Arena operate on a cashless system, be sure to have a credit or debit card on hand for purchases.

Enhanced Hospitality Experiences for Saturday Night Lights

The Blue Ribbon Club

This charming open-air setting provides a front-row seat to top-tier show jumping events. With tables for eight, six, and four guests available most Saturday evenings, your reservation also indulges you in a lavish buffet and comprehensive open bar package. The club's expansive, multi-leveled pavilion also caters to larger gatherings, making it perfect for group events. Gather your loved ones and book your spot today!

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The Gallery

Choose from tables of eight, six, or four for an unparalleled package during seven of our elite Saturday Night Light events. This unique venue melds vast windows with an open-front row, ensuring an immersive equestrian spectacle. Delight in a sumptuous buffet, an open bar, and free general parking – all part of your table reservation. And once the competition wraps up, the Gallery seamlessly shifts into an exclusive nightclub for guests aged 21 and over.

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