Ocala Family Events Calendar

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Family fun events like festivals, carnivals, fairs, family fun days and more.

Events and programs for families with kids with special needs.

Races, walks, 5Ks that kids and families can participate in.

Informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations.

Family friendly shows and concerts.

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category.

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams.

One time classes open to kids and families.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Holiday events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Ongoing family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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Florida Safari

Join the Rangers of Silver Springs State Park as we explore normally inaccessible areas by 4x4 and tram. See the ...

Rainbow Springs State Park First Day Hikes

Looking for the perfect way to start off the New Year? What better way than to take a hike through ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Rainbow Springs State Park: 19158 South West 81st Place Road, Dunnellon, FL 34432
  • Cost: Free with paid park entry
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

Ranger Program: Main Entrance Silver Springs State Park

Take part in a park ranger program, which occurs every Sunday. Topics vary, with each program offering an opportunity to ...

Story Time Art at Picasso's Palette

Join us for our story time art every Monday at 10:30AM or 6:00PM. Paint a cute hand print tile ($8) ...

Sewing for Children at Hobby Lobby

Great energetic sewing class dedicated to children. Instructor: Brad Schultz Supply List: Please email Brad for a complete list of supplies your child ...

"Frozen" Sing-Along!

Fun for the whole family! Anyone younger than age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Free popcorn!

B.E.A.R. Time!

Be excited about reading and hear great stories. Program for families.

Manga-licious! Teen Book Club

High-energy talks about all things manga and anime.

Florida Kids Helping Kids - Tuesday Teen Day

Every Tuesday we host teens projects With the help of our volunteers and our donators we are able to provide ...

Teenage Tuesdays at Painting with a Twist

Teenage Tuesdays are for painters 12 and up- including adults! ARRIVE 10-15 MINUTES EARLY to get uncorked, smocked & in your ...

Kid's Art Classes at Picasso's Palette

Join us every Wednesday for our kids art classes. Kids ages 5 and up are welcome to join us! Everything ...

Preschool Adventures

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children aged 3-5 with caregivers.

Toddling Twos Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for infants-age 2 and caregivers.

Groovy Joe Ice Cream & Dinosaurs

Groovy Joe was living the dream. He had a spoon and a tub of doggy ice cream. Roar! Oh no! ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Barnes and Noble Ocala
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.bn.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary - Tours

At Kindred Spirits, farm animals are our friends, not our food. We are passionate about helping others form bonds with ...

Toddler Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for infants-age 2 with caregivers.

Preschool Story Time

A variety of stories and songs for young children with caregivers.

FUN-tasmagoria!

Explore the world with stories and fun-filled activities! Program for families.

Drawing in the Galleries at Appleton Museum of Art

Practice your drawing skils in the monthly. non-instructional program that lets you get up close and personal with the artwork ...

  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Appleton Museum of Art: 4333 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470
  • Cost: Free for Museum Members / Included with Cost of Admission for Non-Members
  • Website: appletonmuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Other

Florida Kids Helping Kids - Thursday Community Day

Every Thursday we host free activity for the kids. With the help of our volunteers and our donators we are ...

Art Before Your Eyes

See the creative side of life with the artists from Gallery East! Program for families.

Family Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Preschool Adventures

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children aged 3-5 and caregivers.

PAWsitive Fun With Terra the Therapy Dog

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Pokemon League at G33K Out

Pokemon League of Ocala is playing at G33k Out every Friday. Alternating between card and DS versions of the game. ...

23rd Annual Ford and Mustang Round Up at Silver Springs State Park

Come out for a car show unlike any other: the 23rd Annual Ford & Mustang Round Up. See hundreds of ...

  • 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Silver Springs State Park: 1425 NE 58th Ave, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: $8/vehicle (includes all occupants) / $5/vehicle with single-occupant / $2/walk or bicycle-in
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Nature Walk with David

Walk with David the first Saturday of each month and learn about the flora and fauna of Central Florida. David ...

Home Depot Kids Workshop

Join our hands-on workshop and build your own craft. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate ...

Eco-Friendly Adventure Day

Eco-Friendly Adventure Day is an event to inspire people to learn about taking action for health and environmental sustainability. Along ...

Animal Tracking Foot Prints in the Wild

Would you like to learn how to spot and identify animal foot prints found in nature? This hike will cover ...

Knights of Columbus Youth Free Throw Championship

All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: First Baptist Church of Summerfield: 14550 SE 65th Court, Summerfield, FL 34492
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Family Fused Glass - Owl Trivet at Picasso's Palette

Learn about the wonderful world of glass fusing! This Owl Trivet will be just lovely in your home! Everything you ...

Ranger Program: Main Entrance Silver Springs State Park

Take part in a park ranger program, which occurs every Sunday. Topics vary, with each program offering an opportunity to ...

26th Annual Young Artist Honors Recital

Six finalists from our 26th Annual Young Artist Competition will compete live with their accompanists in front of our live ...

Story Time Art at Picasso's Palette

Join us for our story time art every Monday at 10:30AM or 6:00PM. Paint a cute hand print tile ($8) ...

B.E.A.R. Time!

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

B.E.A.R. Time

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

High School 2 College with Life Skills Coaching

Preparing for college in no easy task. We can help you navigate the process. Whether you're looking for the best ...

FUN-tasmagoria

"Go! Europe!" Explore the world without leaving the library. Program for families.

Terrific Threes Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Pokemon Go! Gym Mastery!

Play Pokémon Go! Stop by for playing tips with 4-H agent and Program Leader Ashley Stewart and then capture some ...

B.E.A.R. Time!

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

B.E.A.R. Time!

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

B.E.A.R. Time!

Be excited about reading and hear great stories. Program for families.

Kid's Art Classes at Picasso's Palette

Join us every Wednesday for our kids art classes. Kids ages 5 and up are welcome to join us! Everything ...

Toddling Twos Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Preschool Adventures

Stories, songs and activities for children aged 3-5 with caregivers.

Preschool Adventures

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children aged 3-5 with caregivers.

Chicken in Space

Zoey isn't like the other chickens. When she has a dream, she always finds a way to make it come ...

Youth Career Expo - Middle School Students at Circle Square Cultural Center

Skills! Skills! Skills! The demand for a skills-based education is greater than ever, particularly in core areas such as manufacturing, logistics, ...

Bouncing Babies Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for infants-23 months and caregivers.

Toddler Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for infants-age 2 with caregivers.

Preschool Story Time

A variety of stories and songs for young children with caregivers.

FUN-tasmagoria!

Explore the world with stories and fun-filled activities! Program for families.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME

Be astonished by UN-XPECTED circus spectacles you’ve never seen before and that can’t be seen anywhere else but at The ...

Family Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Preschool Adventures

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children aged 3-5 and caregivers.

PAWsitive Fun With Terra the Therapy Dog

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Art in the Afternoon - Van Gogh Olive Trees at Painting with a Twist

Painters 12 and up- including adults! ARRIVE 10-15 MINUTES EARLY to get uncorked, smocked & in your seat! Late arrivals ...

Ocala Plein Air

The Ocala Plein Air Painters meet the second Saturday of each month to capture the beauty of Silver Springs State ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Silver Springs State Park: 1425 N.E. 58th Avenue
  • Cost: Regular park entry fees apply
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Other

Florida Manatee Festival in Crystal River

The Florida Manatee Festival returns to downtown Crystal River on Saturday and Sunday, January 14 and 15, to celebrate its ...

War Zone Airsoft Walk On at Wayne's World of Paintball

$20 all day play We also have a little shop there that sells, bbs, air, pouches, mags, and other stuff. There also rentals ...

Learn to Play: Ukulele at Guitar Center

Guitar Center is proud to offer this free, beginner ukulele group lesson for all of our newest guitar players. Every ...

Cracker Village Tour

Come and discover what life was like at the turn of the century in the Florida "piney woods." A volunteer ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Silver River Museum: 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488
  • Cost: Free with Park Admission
  • Website: www.silversprings.com
  • Category: Informational

Florida Manatee Festival in Crystal River

The Florida Manatee Festival returns to downtown Crystal River on Saturday and Sunday, January 14 and 15, to celebrate its ...

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME

Be astonished by UN-XPECTED circus spectacles you’ve never seen before and that can’t be seen anywhere else but at The ...

Ranger Program: Main Entrance Silver Springs State Park

Take part in a park ranger program, which occurs every Sunday. Topics vary, with each program offering an opportunity to ...

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME

Be astonished by UN-XPECTED circus spectacles you’ve never seen before and that can’t be seen anywhere else but at The ...

Pro Equality Peace Rally at Ocala Downtown Square

Come join us for an evening of peace and harmony. An opportunity to come together as one, as it should ...

  • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Ocala Downtown Square: Ocala, Florida 34471
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other, Free

Story Time Art at Picasso's Palette

Join us for our story time art every Monday at 10:30AM or 6:00PM. Paint a cute hand print tile ($8) ...

32nd Annual Celebration Martin Luther King Jr. March

To celebrate the life and legacy of the Rec. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The community comes together to march ...

MLK Day at Easy Street by Funworks

Easy Street is Ocala's number one stop for Family Friendly fun for All Ages! From New Arcade Games, to the ...

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME

Be astonished by UN-XPECTED circus spectacles you’ve never seen before and that can’t be seen anywhere else but at The ...

High School 2 College with Life Skills Coaching

Preparing for college in no easy task. We can help you navigate the process. Whether you're looking for the best ...

Oak Hall School Early Childhood Learning Center Open House

Oak Hall School invites families with children ages 3 & 4 to join us for fun activities as we learn ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • Location: Oak Hall Early Childhood Learning Center
  • Cost: Free, sign up as space is limited
  • Website: www.oakhall.org
  • Category: Free

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 32nd Annual Celebration - A Day in the Park

A day of celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This community comes ...

  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Recreational Complex: W Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34475
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.ocalafl.org
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Terrific Threes Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Art in the Afternoon - Aspen Creek at Painting with a Twist

Teenage Tuesdays are for painters 12 and up- including adults! ARRIVE 10-15 MINUTES EARLY to get uncorked, smocked & in ...

B.E.A.R. Time!

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

Kid's Art Classes at Picasso's Palette

Join us every Wednesday for our kids art classes. Kids ages 5 and up are welcome to join us! Everything ...

Nature Walks with Marion Audubon Society

Join us in a nature walk in Ocala’s best urban park. Beginners and advanced birders welcome. Help us look for ...

Toddling Twos Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Preschool Adventures

Stories, songs and activities for children aged 3-5 with caregivers.

Preschool Adventures

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children aged 3-5 with caregivers.

Bouncing Babies Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for infants-23 months and caregivers.

Toddler Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for infants-age 2 with caregivers.

Preschool Story Time

A variety of stories and songs for young children with caregivers.

Double Feature Flicks at Silver Springs Shores Community and Youth Center

Come and join us for our double feature flicks on the 4th Thursday of every month starting at 2 pm! ...

FUN-tasmagoria!

Explore the world with stories and fun-filled activities! Program for families.

Family Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Preschool Adventures

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children aged 3-5 and caregivers.

PAWsitive Fun With Terra the Therapy Dog

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

B.E.A.R. Time!

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

Pokemon League at G33K Out

Pokemon League of Ocala is playing at G33k Out every Friday. Alternating between card and DS versions of the game. ...

Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser for Ocala Pride Inc.

The menu: 3 pancakes, 2 sausages, and your choice of coffee, juice, tea or soda, ALL for $7 Come enjoy company of ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Applebee's: 2615 SW 19th Avenue Rd, Ocala, FL 34471
  • Cost: $7 / Person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Soap Box Derby Race

Ocala soap box derby will be holding the 2nd race of the season on Saturday, January 21st. The race will ...

Mission: Critical Paintball Scenarios and Community Event

Join our Community Event during Human Trafficking Awareness Month! We will have demonstrations, food trucks, vendors, kids activities, education and ...

Florida 1/2 Mile Runway Shootout at Jumbolair Airport

This incredible event will be held at the Beautiful Jumbolair Airport (www.jumbolair.com) located in Ocala, FL nestled in the Horse ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Jumbolair Airport: 1401 NE 77th Street Ocala, FL 34479
  • Cost: $20 - Adult Day Pass / $35 - Adult Weekend Pass / $10 - 12 & Under Day Pass
  • Website: wannagofast.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

Michaels - Kids Club Classes

They craft; you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a fun project. Sign up online or just drop in. ...

Florida 1/2 Mile Runway Shootout at Jumbolair Airport

This incredible event will be held at the Beautiful Jumbolair Airport (www.jumbolair.com) located in Ocala, FL nestled in the Horse ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Jumbolair Airport: 1401 NE 77th Street Ocala, FL 34479
  • Cost: $20 - Adult Day Pass / $35 - Adult Weekend Pass / $10 - 12 & Under Day Pass
  • Website: wannagofast.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

Ocala / CBC Comic Book and Toy Show

Don't miss the comic show everyone's talking about! "Where comic book fans and collectors come together!" (Dont' forget) CBC Gold Card ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Holiday Inn, I-75 & 200 (Behind Cracker Barrel) 3600 SW 38th Avenue, Ocala Fl. 34474
  • Cost: $10 (1 Child Under 12 FREE with each paid adult! 10 free comic books with paid admission)
  • Website: www.thecomicbookconnection.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Pop Art Corgi at Painting with a Twist

Painters 12 and up- including adults! ARRIVE 10-15 MINUTES EARLY to get uncorked, smocked & in your seat! Late arrivals ...

Ranger Program: Main Entrance Silver Springs State Park

Take part in a park ranger program, which occurs every Sunday. Topics vary, with each program offering an opportunity to ...

2017 Prom Show at Silver Springs State Park

3rd annual Prom Show showcasing dresses, fashion, accessories & services for the teen population.

  • 2:00 pm
  • Location: Silver Springs State Park: 1425 NE 58th Ave, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: Park Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Story Time Art at Picasso's Palette

Join us for our story time art every Monday at 10:30AM or 6:00PM. Paint a cute hand print tile ($8) ...

High School 2 College with Life Skills Coaching

Preparing for college in no easy task. We can help you navigate the process. Whether you're looking for the best ...

FUN-tasmagoria

"Go! Asia!" Explore the world without leaving the library. Program for families.

Sewing for Children at Hobby Lobby

Great energetic sewing class dedicated to children. Instructor: Brad Schultz Supply List: Please email Brad for a complete list of supplies your child ...

B.E.A.R. Time!

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

Terrific Threes Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

B.E.A.R. Time!

Be excited about reading and hear great stories. Program for families.

B.E.A.R. Time!

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Florida Kids Helping Kids - Tuesday Teen Day

Every Tuesday we host teens projects With the help of our volunteers and our donators we are able to provide ...

Parents as Teachers Workshops

If you would like to enjoy FREE DINNER for the entire family, fun educational activities promoting early learning, winning Gift ...

Kid's Art Classes at Picasso's Palette

Join us every Wednesday for our kids art classes. Kids ages 5 and up are welcome to join us! Everything ...

Toddling Twos Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Preschool Adventures

Stories, songs and activities for children aged 3-5 with caregivers.

Preschool Adventures

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children aged 3-5 with caregivers.

Pete the Cat and his Magic Sunglasses

Pete the cat wakes up feeling grumpy- nothing seems to be going his way. But with the help of some ...

Bouncing Babies Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for infants-23 months and caregivers.

Toddler Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for infants-age 2 with caregivers.

Preschool Story Time

A variety of stories and songs for young children with caregivers.

FUN-tasmagoria!

Explore the world with stories and fun-filled activities! Program for families.

Kids Code!

Learn computer programming through games. Space is limited. Ages 7-12. Registration required.

Family Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Preschool Adventures

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children aged 3-5 and caregivers.

PAWsitive Fun With Terra the Therapy Dog

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Peachwave Fundraiser for Ocala Soap Box Derby

10% of all sales goes directly to Ocala Soap Box Derby Mention Ocala Soap Box Derby at check out Enjoy the best ...

Community BBQ at Future Stars Preschool Academy

Future Stars Preschool Academy invites you to our neighborhood 'First Annual Community BBQ' held at our school! > Bounce House > ...

  • 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Future Stars Preschool Academy: 2746 NE 14th St, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

4th Annual January Joust

First fencing competition of the new year! There will be events for Y8 (ages 8 and under), Y10 (ages 10 ...

War Zone Airsoft Walk On at Wayne's World of Paintball

$20 all day play We also have a little shop there that sells, bbs, air, pouches, mags, and other stuff. There also rentals ...

Michaels - Kids Club Classes

They craft; you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a fun project. Sign up online or just drop in. ...

Cracker Village Tour

Come and discover what life was like at the turn of the century in the Florida "piney woods." A volunteer ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Silver River Museum: 5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488
  • Cost: Free with Park Admission
  • Website: www.silversprings.com
  • Category: Informational

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

The Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Step back in ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua County Fairgrounds: 2900 NE 39th Ave, 32609
  • Cost: $17 for adults — $7 for ages 5–17 Friday admission is $8 for adults, $3.50 for ages 5-17, Free for children under 5, discounted prices for school groups.
  • Website: www.hoggetownefaire.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

The Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Step back in ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Alachua County Fairgrounds: 2900 NE 39th Ave, 32609
  • Cost: $17 for adults — $7 for ages 5–17 Friday admission is $8 for adults, $3.50 for ages 5-17, Free for children under 5, discounted prices for school groups.
  • Website: www.hoggetownefaire.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Virgin Islands Sunset at Painting with a Twist

Painters 12 and up- including adults! ARRIVE 10-15 MINUTES EARLY to get uncorked, smocked & in your seat! Late arrivals ...

Ranger Program: Main Entrance Silver Springs State Park

Take part in a park ranger program, which occurs every Sunday. Topics vary, with each program offering an opportunity to ...

Family Canvas - Love Wreath at Picasso's Palette

This is a fun opportunity for creating special memories. Bring a child, bring a friend - together you will paint ...

Story Time Art at Picasso's Palette

Join us for our story time art every Monday at 10:30AM or 6:00PM. Paint a cute hand print tile ($8) ...

High School 2 College with Life Skills Coaching

Preparing for college in no easy task. We can help you navigate the process. Whether you're looking for the best ...

FUN-tasmagoria

"Go! Africa!" Explore the world without leaving the library. Program for families.

Sewing for Children at Hobby Lobby

Great energetic sewing class dedicated to children. Instructor: Brad Schultz Supply List: Please email Brad for a complete list of supplies your child ...

B.E.A.R. Time!

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

Baskin-Robbins Celebrate 31

$1.31 scoops make January 31st the sweetest day of the month! Don’t forget to stop by Baskin-Robbins on Tuesday, 1/31/17 ...

  • 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 2431 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470 Phone:
  • Cost: $1.31
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Terrific Threes Story Time

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Art in the Afternoon - Love Note at Painting with a Twist

Teenage Tuesdays are for painters 12 and up- including adults! ARRIVE 10-15 MINUTES EARLY to get uncorked, smocked & in ...

B.E.A.R. Time!

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

B.E.A.R. Time!

Be excited about reading and hear great stories. Program for families.

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