Holiday Events

This page lists Holiday events for families in the Ocala, Florida area.
Kids Ocala: Holiday Events - Fun 4 Ocala Kids
09/30 - 12/10 Scott's Maze Adventures

It all started with just a 7 acre corn field... Now it has become a tradition with many of our guests. It's a maze, it's a game, it's educational, and ...

September 30th - December 10th, 2017
Hours: Saturdays 10 am - 5 pm / Sundays 12 pm - 5 pm
Kids 3 and under - free | Kids (4 through 16) - $12.00 ...
26216 County Road 448A, Mt. Dora, FL, 32757
11/11 - 12/31 Let's Skate Ocala!

A FUN unique winter activity using synthetic “ice.” Come out to our Friday Theme Nights, or reserve the rink for a party! Theme nights will be he ...

November 11th - December 31st, 2017
$5 / Person / 30 min Session, Includes Skates
500 Northeast Sanchez, Ocala, FL, 34470
11/13 - 12/23 Salvation Army - Red Kettle Holiday Assistance Program

The "miracle" of Christmas is repeated over and over again through the joy of caring and sharing. The traditional red kettle is an integral part of th ...

November 13th - December 23rd, 2017
Multiple Locations, Ocala, FL
11/24 - 12/31 Holiday Carriage Rides on the Ocala Downtown Square

We are available in Downtown Ocala for tours from Thanksgiving weekend thru New Year’s Eve annually. There is no better way to see the lights of the t ...

November 24th - December 31st, 2017
11/25 - 12/02 Festival of Trees

The Grand Oaks Croquet Arena will be transformed into a winter wonderland of decorated Trees and Wreaths on display each evening from 4:00 pm – 8:00 p ...

November 25th - December 2nd, 2017
Hours: 4pm - 8pm
Free Admission
3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale, FL, 32195
11/25 Dunnellon's Historic Village Fest

Annual 'Historic Village Fest' (formerly Victorian Holiday) is from 2pm-7pm in beautiful, historic, downtown Dunnellon, Florida. This street festival ...

November 25th, 2017
Hours: 2pm - 7pm
Dunnellon Historic Village, Dunnellon, FL, 34431
11/27 The Villages Tree Lighting Festival - Spanish Springs Town Square

SPANISH SPRINGS TOWN SQUARE® | 4PM - 9PM SCHEDULE The Villages Dixie Land Band | The Gazebo | 4pm The Villages Original Belly Dancers | The Gazebo ...

November 27th, 2017
Hours: 4pm - 9pm
Free Admission
Main Street, The Villages, FL, 32159
11/29 The Villages Tree Lighting Festival - Market Square

Tree Lighting Festival (Lighting 7pm) - Market Square - 4-9pm SCHEDULE Silver Rockettes | The Pavilion | 4pm Blue Stone Circle | The Pavilion | 4:1 ...

November 29th, 2017
Hours: 4pm - 9pm
Free Admission
Market Square, The Villages, FL, 32162
12/01 - 12/02 Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale at the Retreat at Silver Springs

Lots of vendors with lots of great items for sale!

December 1st, 2017
Hours: Starts at 9am
Free Admission
6455 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL, 34488
12/01 Symphony Under the Lights

A complimentary holiday concert for the community performed by the Ocala Symphony Orchestra. This will take place at Jenkins Auto Group Outdoor Stag ...

December 1st, 2017
Hours: 7:30pm - 9pm
829 NE Sanchez Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34470
12/01 The Villages Tree Lighting Festival - Brownwood Paddock Square

BROWNWOOD PADDOCK SQUARE | 4pm - 9pm SCHEDULE Aloha O' Ka Hula Dance Troupe | The Dog Trot Porch | 4pm Sweet & Sassy Line Dance Team | The Dog Trot ...

December 1st, 2017
Hours: 4pm - 9pm
Free Admission
Brownwood Paddock Square, The Villages, FL, 32163
12/02 A Small Town Christmas - Dunnellon

Please join us for an outdoor community event to light Dunnellon's Christmas tree located at Ernie Mills Park. Great music by local choirs, refreshmen ...

December 2nd, 2017
Hours: Starts at 5:30pm
12/02 Cookie and Ornament Exchange at Church on the Hill

It's time for Joy Fellowships Annual Cookie and Ornament Exchange! Come out and enjoy a morning of food, laughs, and goodies. Brunch type food will be ...

December 2nd, 2017
Hours: 11am - 1pm
10050 SE US Highway 441, Belleview, FL, 34420
12/02 Educator Holiday Shopping at Barnes and Noble

Pre-K through 12 educators are invited to a special holiday shopping event --- just for you! Educators will receive a 25% discount on books, toys, gam ...

December 2nd, 2017
Hours: Starts at 10am
4414 SW College Road, Ocala, FL, 34474
12/02 Free Parent's Day Out at St. Mark's United Methodist Church

Register ahead to bring your kids and take a couple hours to go shop, eat, relax! We will have activities including a Holiday Shop for kids to buy (an ...

December 2nd, 2017
Hours: 10am - 12pm
Free Admission
1839 NE 8th Road, Ocala, FL, 34470
12/02 Holiday Extravaganza at Marion Oaks Community Center

Join us for a day of Winter Fun! “Santa’s Workshop” - Arts & Crafts/Home Based Products “North Pole” – Local Business’ Information Booths “Mrs. Cla ...

December 2nd, 2017
Hours: 8am - 2pm
294 Marion Oaks Lane, Ocala, FL, 34473
12/02 Ugly Sweater 5K and Mile Fun Walk / Run

4th Annual Ugly Sweater 5k run and 1 mile walk. Enjoy the scenic trail, enter the ugly sweater contest and enjoy some donuts. Run for your school or ...

December 2nd, 2017
Hours: Starts at 8am
Registration is $20 till Dec. 2 and will be $30 the day...
19680 E Pennsylvania Avenue, Dunnellon, FL, 34432
12/03 Sensory Sensitive Christmas Party - OASN

OaSN is excited to offer our 7th Annual Sensory Sensitive Holiday Celebration! This event is open to families that have a child diagnosed with autism ...

December 3rd, 2017
Hours: 9am-11am BY APPOINTMENT
3500 SW College Road, Ocala, FL, 34474
12/05 Annual Holiday Celebration and Festival of Trees at Canterfield

Please join the staff, residents, families and friends at Canterfield of Ocala in our 2nd annual Holiday celebration. Festivities to include a horse ...

December 5th, 2017
Hours: 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Free Admission
9589 SW Hwy 200, Ocala, FL, 34481
12/09 and 12/16 Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party at Ocala Civic Theatre

The Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party is a perfect way to create magical holiday memories with your children! This one hour special event is held on the set ...

December 9th and December 16th, 2017
Hours: 10 am
Adults: $10 | Children: $9
4337 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL, 34470
12/09 Ocala Reindeer Run

Join us for the 2017 Ocala Reindeer Run Presented by CenterState Bank. This Ocala tradition takes place before the Christmas Parade and runs up and do ...

December 9th, 2017
Hours: 4:10pm
$25 and up
1632 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL, 34470
12/09 Olaf's Frozen Adventure Big Golden Book Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Join us as we follow Olaf, Anna, Kristoff, and Elsa through a frozen adventure to find the best holiday traditions. Activities to follow.

December 9th, 2017
Hours: Starts at 11am
4414 SW College Road, Ocala, FL, 34474
12/09 Polar Paradise Party at Belleview Public Library

Drum up a winter rhythm with the cool percussive sounds of Ray Devries. Enjoy crafts, games, sno-cones and surprises galore! Capture the holiday spiri ...

December 9th, 2017
Hours: 10:30am - 1pm
13145 SE Highway 484, Belleview, FL, 34420
12/09 Winter Wonderful Holiday Party! at Fort McCoy Public Library

It's magic, treats and holiday fun featuring magician Paul Hallas! Fun for all!

December 9th, 2017
Hours: 1pm - 2pm
14660 NE Highway 315, Fort McCoy, FL, 32134
12/16 Cookies for Santa for 2's, 3's, & 4's at Toddler Time

Come Join us this December for our "Cookies for Santa" event exclusively for children ages 2 to 4. Children will have the chance to make their very ow ...

December 16th, 2017
Hours: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
7558 SW 61st Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34476
12/16 Holiday Shopping Market at Marley Mae

It's the most wonderful time of the year - and your favorite market of the holiday season is back! Join us in our outdoor market space to visit our ha ...

December 16th, 2017
Hours: 10am - 4pm
512 SW 3rd Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34471
12/16 Reindeer Romp Holiday Party at Reddick Public Library

It's a community party and all are invited to enjoy the magic of the holiday season with games, giveaways, fun food and United Way's Reading Pals. Ent ...

December 16th, 2017
Hours: 12pm - 3pm
15150 NW Gainesville Road, Reddick, FL, 32686
12/23 Santa's Magic Key Storytime at Barnes and Noble

In this unforgettable holiday story, a boy realizes on Christmas Eve that his new house does not have a chimney. With the post office closed and Santa ...

December 23rd, 2017
Hours: Starts at 11am
4414 SW College Road, Ocala, FL, 34474