Devon Horse Show Special Events

First Night at Devon

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

This is the premier kick-off event for the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair. This festive evening features an open bar and gourmet fare and annually draws an intimate gathering of 200 guests complete with the company of exhibiting artists and like-minded friends of art, horsemanship, and philanthropy. Guests of First Night at Devon are among the first to preview and purchase original art from locally and nationally recognized artists.

The Dog Show at Devon

Thursday May 25, 2023

Presented by What a Good Dog
This contest includes fun exhibitions for the whole family with three classes. The first class is Simon Says: A fun and funny group game for people and pets. In the next class, Novelty Division, with classes such as curliest tail, slowest, fastest, waggiest, and more. Finally, the last class is the Lead Line Class – Costume Parade. In this class the dog is dressed like your favorite part of Devon – examples include, a Pony, the Ferris Wheel, or a French Fry. There will also be a Selfie Station: Dress to impress! Costumes can be Devon themed or not.

All entries are $5.00. Entries accepted from 6:00pm – 6:45 pm Thursday May 25, 2023 at the Dixon Oval. Dog Show will start promptly at 7:00pm. There are NO PRE-ENTRIES.

Carriage Pleasure Drive

Sunday May 28, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the continuation of the Carriage Pleasure Drive! Exhibiting the spirit of Devon perseverance, area driving clubs have graciously decided to continue their traditional Pleasure Drive on Sunday, May 28. The ride starts at 11 AM and ends back at Devon about 1 PM. Join us in cheering on the carriage drivers as they travel through the streets of Devon. Beginning at St. David’s Church, they will wind their way through our local neighborhoods.

2023’s Pleasure Drive Map will be provided closer to the event.

The Book LLC Photography

Arena Eventing

Sunday May 28, 2023

In 2017, Arena Eventing was added to the Devon Horse Show as a special event on the show’s first Sunday night. The competition will take place over an enclosed show jumping course spanning both the Dixon Oval and the Wheeler Ring. This thrilling event will require both precision and stamina as horse and rider teams traverse a 30-jump course designed by Olympic gold medalist, former coach of the US Olympic Eventing team, and renowned international course designer, Captain Mark Phillips.

Brenda Carpenter Photography

Tribute to Heroes – Memorial Day

Monday May 29, 2023

Each Memorial Day, Devon continues its’ tradition of honoring our community heroes with a special recognition ceremony in the Dixon Oval, featuring local military and emergency responders. It is with great reverence that we look forward to honoring all our first responders and their dedication to help the people of our community during the Covid 19 pandemic. For more information, please contact Evan Brazunas via email at or by calling (610) 964-0550 x234.

The Orpheus Club

Monday May 29, 2023
Thursday June 1, 2023

Founded in 1872, the Orpheus Club of Philadelphia is the oldest men’s singing group in America. For a century and a half, the Club has been a prominent fixture in the social and cultural life of the city of Philadelphia. The singing membership consists of 80 members. Some are in their 20s, while others continue to be active members into their 80s and beyond. Proud of its history, the Orpheus Club continues to thrive and looks eagerly ahead to a bright future.

Valley Forge Military Academy Honor Guard

Thursday June 1, 2023

Valley Forge Military Academy and College is a private boarding school and military junior college in Wayne, Pennsylvania. It follows in the traditional military school format with Army traditions.   Its Honor Guard has a long-standing tradition with Devon to support the National Anthem for Grand Prix.