Annual Events

This page lists family-friendly events in the Ocala, Florida area. Note: Details of these events can change from year to year, so please check our calendar of events for specific dates and updated information.
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Annual Back to School Bash

Bring the kids to the Ed Croskey Center, for fun and games, food, activities, face painting, etc. and most of all free backpacks for school. for more ...

Season: Summer
August
Age: School Age Children
Free
E.D. Croskey Center, Ocala, FL, 34475
Annual Bikers Toy Run

Ocala Harley rides to the downtown square to arrive with Santa and Mrs. Claus with toys for the kids. Fund raiser for underprivileged children of Mar ...

Season: Winter
5331 N. Hwy 441, Ocala, FL, 34475
Annual Dunnellon's Victorian Holiday Festival

For everyone dreaming of a white Christmas, here's your chance! Dunnellon's 15th annual Victorian Holiday celebration will include a snow slide, horse ...

Season: Winter
November
Annual Father Daughter Dance

The Marion County Father-Daughter Dance is a community wide event, hosted by Ambleside School of Ocala. The Marion County Father-Daughter Valentine’s ...

February
Age: Girls 3 yrs - 18 yrs
Annual Florida Azalea Festival

The Florida Azalea Festival is held the first weekend of March in Historic Downtown Palatka, Florida. The festival was first begun in 1936. The festiv ...

Season: Spring
Day: Sunday, Saturday
March
Annual Florida's Cowboy & Christmas Festival

Where can you go to see great rodeo entertainment, have fun with the kids and shop 'til you drop... all while supporting some great organizations? ...

Season: Winter
December
Southeastern Livestock Pavillion, Ocala, FL, 34470
Annual Free Backpack Drive

The Nickel Family Foundation is sponsoring the 5th annual backpack giveaway drive! 2000 backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away for ...

Season: Summer
August
Age: K-12
Free
9200 South Hwy 441, Ocala, FL, 34480
Annual God and Country Day Celebration

Every Year the God and Country Day festival takes place in celebration of the 4th of July. Activities begin at noon and continue until the fireworks. ...

Season: Summer
July 4th
$5 parking fee
7340 US-27, Ocala, FL, 34482
Annual Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

Experience the Christmas Express this Holiday season! Journey through Thousands and Thousands of Christmas lights aboard Florida's Largest Private Rai ...

Season: Winter
Select days in November - December
19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, FL, 32696
Annual Kirby Farm's Rock N Roll Easter Train

Kirby Family Farm’s Rock-N-Roll Easter Train is known as the World’s Largest Annual Easter Egg Hunt! We have a whole new layout and look for Easter t ...

Season: Spring
19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, FL, 32696
Annual Light Up Lake Weir Holiday Boat Parade

Come out and enjoy the lighted Christmas boat parade on Lake Weir. There are at least 40 boats with Christmas Lights and decorations. Also there is a ...

Season: Winter
December
15790 Southeast 134th Avenue, Weirsdale, FL, 32195
Annual Marion County Master Gardeners' Spring Festival

Featuring vendors selling an array of plants, garden décor and plant-related accessories, attendees can find almost everything they need for gardening ...

Season: Spring
Day: Sunday, Saturday
2nd Weekend in March
2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, FL, 34470
Annual Mojo's Trunk Or Treat

Come Celebrate Halloween Mojo's Style! We will have face painting, a bounce house, music, food and fun!

Season: Fall
October
2015 SW 17th Street, Ocala, FL, 34471
Annual Ocala Christmas Parade

The Parade has been an Ocala tradition for over 60 recorded years. The Parade attracts over 60,000 spectators from Ocala/Marion County and surrounding ...

Season: Winter
Second Saturday in December
East Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL, 34470
Annual Ocala Pumpkin Run

The Annual Ocala Pumpkin Run 3 Day Fall Festival and Classic Car Show is one of Florida’s premier events hosting an estimated 20,000 spectators and 1, ...

Season: Fall
October
7700 Northwest Hwy 27, Ocala, FL, 34482
Annual St. Mark Greek Festival

If You Love Entertainment and Exceptional Greek Food with an international flair, Ocala’s Greek Festival is an event you won’t want to miss! Three ...

Season: Winter
Day: Sunday, Friday, Saturday
January
9926 SE 36th Avenue, Belleview, FL, 34420
Annual Strawberry Festival

Full day of affordable family entertainment with Kids Zone, Arts & Crafts, Business Expo, Non-Profit Showcase, Farmers Market, Car Show, Miss Strawber ...

Season: Spring
March
Free
601 SE 25th Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471
Annual Timberline Farm Corn Maze Festival

COME GET LOST WITH US AT TIMBERLINE FARM CORN MAZE FESTIVAL 2016 This wonderful family farm has it all! Home made candles and soap, more carnival g ...

Season: Fall
Day: Sunday, Friday, Saturday
September - October
$7.00 Adults, $5 Children, Children 3 and under get in ...
3200 SE 115th St, Belleview, FL, 34420
Annual Walk of Hope Sponsored by Marion County Children’s Alliance

This walk is Honoring victims and survivors of domestic violence. Starts at Ocala Police Department. Ends at Central Florida college on SR 200. Vendor ...

Season: Fall