Ocala Family Events Calendar

The Fun 4 Ocala Kids Calendar is the most comprehensive online family calendar in the Ocala area. Please let us know if you are aware of an event that is not listed! Listings are FREE! Submit an Event

PLEASE NOTE: Events and programs are subject to last minute cancellations and changes. Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that the event/program is still taking place, and to register or RSVP if required.


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October

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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La Cage aux Folles at Ocala Civic Theatre

Life is fabulous in the sunny south of France for long-time couple Georges and Albin, who run a drag nightclub ...

Tack Shack of Ocala Famous Horsey Yard Sale

Come sell your used tack, or just stop to shop! Huge storewide savings and lots of giveaways from all your favorite ...

Plentiful Harvest Fall Festival at St. Marks UMC

St. Mark’s First Annual Fall Festival is a 3 day extravaganza of food, fun, fellowship, worship & service.

Ocala Cars & Coffee Monthly Meet

Open to all forms of automotive & motorcycle enthusiasts! From classics to exotics and everything in between, this is a ...

Sensory Sensitive Sunday at Chuck E. Cheese

Join OaSN for Sensory Sensitive Sunday at Chuck E Cheese on Sunday, October 1st at 9am. We will be there ...

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) ...

CREATE: A Colossal, Reading, Entertaining, Artsy Teen Event!

Teen (13-18) application deadline for CREATE: A Colossal, Reading, Entertaining, Artsy Teen Event. Applications are available at any branch location ...

Read to Hannah the Therapy Dog at Freedom Public Library

Hannah is all ears and geared up for some great stories read by you. It's PAWsitive fun. Program for families.

Monday Night Casual X-wing at Bearded Browncoat Comics and Games

Every Monday evening is casual X-wing in store. We have several tables ready with mats available to play in store. ...

BEAR Time! at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Preschool Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Family Story Time! at Marion Oaks Public Library

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

BEAR Time! at Belleview Public Library

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

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Kids Wednesday Art Classes at Picasso's Palette

Kids of all ages are welcome to join us to create on Wednesdays! Themes will change weekly. Check our website ...

Mornings With Mommy

Fun educational activities for your child, while moms meet new mommy friends. Mornings with Mommy is an easy way to ...

Toddling Twos Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Freedom Public Library

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

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Little Duckling Sale & Expo

Ocala's Twice Yearly Kids Consignment Sale & Expo is right around the corner! Join us at Living Waters Worship Center ...

Bouncing Babies Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Belleview Public Library

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

Preschool Story Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

The Velveteen Rabbit at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this adaptation of the beloved children’s classic, a young man looks back on his childhood in an emotional journey ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Little Duckling Sale & Expo

Ocala's Twice Yearly Kids Consignment Sale & Expo is right around the corner! Join us at Living Waters Worship Center ...

Art Before Your Eyes at Belleview Public Library

Join the artists from Gallery East. Program for families.

Family Story Time at Forest Public Library

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

The Velveteen Rabbit at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this adaptation of the beloved children’s classic, a young man looks back on his childhood in an emotional journey ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Little Duckling Sale & Expo

Ocala's Twice Yearly Kids Consignment Sale & Expo is right around the corner! Join us at Living Waters Worship Center ...

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is coming up on Saturday, October 7! Bring your young mountain bikers out for ...

  • 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Santos Mountain Bike Park: 3080 SE 80th St, Ocala, Florida 34480
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Ocala Out of the Darkness 2017

Registration begins at 8:30 am Walk begins at 10:00 am It will end around 12 pm Come out and join us in the ...

The Velveteen Rabbit at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this adaptation of the beloved children’s classic, a young man looks back on his childhood in an emotional journey ...

On Top Of The World RC Fun Fly

OTOW RC FLYERS field has a 150 X 600 ft grass runway, Hot food & Beverages will be available, Portable ...

Butterfly Fest at Florida Museum of Natural History

Explore the lives of bats, bees, birds and butterflies at the 11th annual ButterflyFest on Sunday, Oct. 8 from 11 ...

  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History: 3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

LEGO Bricktober Build at Toys R Us

Joins us for the month of October for our LEGO bricktober event! Every week we have a different LEGO theme ...

Ranger Program at Silver Springs State Park

You’re invited to take part in a park ranger program. Topics vary with each program offering an opportunity to learn ...

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) ...

Read to Hannah the Therapy Dog at Freedom Public Library

Hannah is all ears and geared up for some great stories read by you. It's PAWsitive fun. Program for families.

Monday Night Casual X-wing at Bearded Browncoat Comics and Games

Every Monday evening is casual X-wing in store. We have several tables ready with mats available to play in store. ...

Sewing for Children at Hobby Lobby

GREAT ENERGETIC SEWING CLASS DEDICATED TO CHILDREN FROM AGES 2ND GRADE THRU 12TH GRADE. PLEASE EMAIL BRAD FOR A COMPLETE LIST ...

BEAR Time! at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Preschool Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Family Story Time! at Marion Oaks Public Library

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

BEAR Time! at Belleview Public Library

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

Kids Wednesday Art Classes at Picasso's Palette

Kids of all ages are welcome to join us to create on Wednesdays! Themes will change weekly. Check our website ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Toddling Twos Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Freedom Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Belleview Public Library

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

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Bouncing Babies Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Belleview Public Library

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

Preschool Story Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

FUNtasmagoria! at Reddick Public Library

Explore the world with stories and fun-filled activities! Don't miss the egg hatching in September. Program for families.

The Velveteen Rabbit at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this adaptation of the beloved children’s classic, a young man looks back on his childhood in an emotional journey ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Family Story Time at Forest Public Library

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.

Ocala Symphony Orchestra at Reilly Arts Center

From the Reformation to the Exotic: The season kicks off with two works by our beloved Mendelssohn: his Hebrides Overture, ...

The Velveteen Rabbit at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this adaptation of the beloved children’s classic, a young man looks back on his childhood in an emotional journey ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Fall / Winter Race Series at Ocala Gran Prix

Racing at Ocala Gran Prix is where you will find the highest level of competition. We have our own Spring/Summer ...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk brings communities together to support each other. We honor those ...

The Velveteen Rabbit at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this adaptation of the beloved children’s classic, a young man looks back on his childhood in an emotional journey ...

Ocala Symphony Orchestra at Reilly Arts Center

From the Reformation to the Exotic: The season kicks off with two works by our beloved Mendelssohn: his Hebrides Overture, ...

Infinity Tournament at Vibranium Comics

ITS format. No proxies. Store credit and codes will go to winners. 200 point games. Missions will be announced soon

LEGO Bricktober Build at Toys R Us

Joins us for the month of October for our LEGO bricktober event! Every week we have a different LEGO theme ...

Fun at the Park at Sholom Park

Join us for an afternoon of live music, food trucks, face painting, games, prizes and more family fun! Admission is ...

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) ...

Creepy Crats at Forest Public Library

Spooky fun for the whole family!

Read to Hannah the Therapy Dog at Freedom Public Library

Hannah is all ears and geared up for some great stories read by you. It's PAWsitive fun. Program for families.

Monday Night Casual X-wing at Bearded Browncoat Comics and Games

Every Monday evening is casual X-wing in store. We have several tables ready with mats available to play in store. ...

BEAR Time! at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Preschool Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Meet Geronimo and Thea Stilton

Geronimo and his sister, Thea, have come all the way from New Mouse City to visit the library! Share a ...

Meet Geronimo and Thea Stilton

Geronimo and his sister, Thea, have come all the way from New Mouse City to visit the library! Share a ...

Kids Wednesday Art Classes at Picasso's Palette

Kids of all ages are welcome to join us to create on Wednesdays! Themes will change weekly. Check our website ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Toddling Twos Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Freedom Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Belleview Public Library

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

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Blessed Trinity Carnival

This annual family-friendly event, a fundraiser for Blessed Trinity School at 5 SE 17th St., features favorite carnival food, an ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Blessed Trinity: 5 SE 17th Street, Ocala, FL 34471
  • Cost: Ride wristbands are $30 on Thursday or Sunday, or $20 (valid any single day) in advance. Ride tickets are also available at the event
  • Website: btcarnival.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Bouncing Babies Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Belleview Public Library

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

Preschool Story Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Blessed Trinity Carnival

This annual family-friendly event, a fundraiser for Blessed Trinity School at 5 SE 17th St., features favorite carnival food, an ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Blessed Trinity: 5 SE 17th Street, Ocala, FL 34471
  • Cost: Ride wristbands are $30 on Thursday or Sunday, or $20 (valid any single day) in advance. Ride tickets are also available at the event
  • Website: btcarnival.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Over the River and Through the Woods at Ocala Civic Theatre

Both sets of Nick’s old-school Italian-American grandparents in New Jersey are a little too close for comfort in this warm-hearted ...

Jeeptober Fest

20th Anniversary. Proceeds support Local Charities. 3 Levels of Offroad Courses for Sat. & Sun. Stock 2 Miles Long! Moderate ...

Family Story Time at Forest Public Library

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

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Blessed Trinity Carnival

This annual family-friendly event, a fundraiser for Blessed Trinity School at 5 SE 17th St., features favorite carnival food, an ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Blessed Trinity: 5 SE 17th Street, Ocala, FL 34471
  • Cost: Ride wristbands are $30 on Thursday or Sunday, or $20 (valid any single day) in advance. Ride tickets are also available at the event
  • Website: btcarnival.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Over the River and Through the Woods at Ocala Civic Theatre

Both sets of Nick’s old-school Italian-American grandparents in New Jersey are a little too close for comfort in this warm-hearted ...

Jeeptober Fest

20th Anniversary. Proceeds support Local Charities. 3 Levels of Offroad Courses for Sat. & Sun. Stock 2 Miles Long! Moderate ...

Ocala Marching Band Festival at West Port High School

16th Annual Ocala Marching Band Festival. Come and watch high school band from all over the state of Florida compete ...

Blessed Trinity Carnival

This annual family-friendly event, a fundraiser for Blessed Trinity School at 5 SE 17th St., features favorite carnival food, an ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Blessed Trinity: 5 SE 17th Street, Ocala, FL 34471
  • Cost: Ride wristbands are $30 on Thursday or Sunday, or $20 (valid any single day) in advance. Ride tickets are also available at the event
  • Website: btcarnival.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Over the River and Through the Woods at Ocala Civic Theatre

Both sets of Nick’s old-school Italian-American grandparents in New Jersey are a little too close for comfort in this warm-hearted ...

Jeeptober Fest

20th Anniversary. Proceeds support Local Charities. 3 Levels of Offroad Courses for Sat. & Sun. Stock 2 Miles Long! Moderate ...

LEGO Bricktober Build at Toys R Us

Joins us for the month of October for our LEGO bricktober event! Every week we have a different LEGO theme ...

Ranger Program at Silver Springs State Park

You’re invited to take part in a park ranger program. Topics vary with each program offering an opportunity to learn ...

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) ...

Read to Hannah the Therapy Dog at Freedom Public Library

Hannah is all ears and geared up for some great stories read by you. It's PAWsitive fun. Program for families.

Monday Night Casual X-wing at Bearded Browncoat Comics and Games

Every Monday evening is casual X-wing in store. We have several tables ready with mats available to play in store. ...

Sewing for Children at Hobby Lobby

GREAT ENERGETIC SEWING CLASS DEDICATED TO CHILDREN FROM AGES 2ND GRADE THRU 12TH GRADE. PLEASE EMAIL BRAD FOR A COMPLETE LIST ...

BEAR Time! at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Preschool Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Family Story Time! at Marion Oaks Public Library

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

BEAR Time! at Belleview Public Library

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

Kids Wednesday Art Classes at Picasso's Palette

Kids of all ages are welcome to join us to create on Wednesdays! Themes will change weekly. Check our website ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Toddling Twos Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Freedom Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Belleview Public Library

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

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Bouncing Babies Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Belleview Public Library

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

Preschool Story Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

FUNtasmagoria! at Reddick Public Library

Explore the world with stories and fun-filled activities! Don't miss the egg hatching in September. Program for families.

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Marion County Fair

First annual Marion County Fair with our opening day featuring a Marion Idol Contest. We have 10 fun filled days ...

Seventh Generation Pow-Wow

Seventh Generation Fall POWWOW- "Honoring our Past, Present and Future" at Cox-Osceola Seminole Indian Reservation Orange Springs PowWow Grounds. PUBLIC WELCOMED Special ...

Over the River and Through the Woods at Ocala Civic Theatre

Both sets of Nick’s old-school Italian-American grandparents in New Jersey are a little too close for comfort in this warm-hearted ...

Annual Ocala Pumpkin Run, Car Show and Fall Festival

The Annual Ocala Pumpkin Run 3 Day Fall Festival and Classic Car Show is one of Florida’s premier events hosting ...

Seventh Generation Pow-Wow

Seventh Generation Fall POWWOW- "Honoring our Past, Present and Future" at Cox-Osceola Seminole Indian Reservation Orange Springs PowWow Grounds. PUBLIC WELCOMED Special ...

Over the River and Through the Woods at Ocala Civic Theatre

Both sets of Nick’s old-school Italian-American grandparents in New Jersey are a little too close for comfort in this warm-hearted ...

Micanopy Fall Festival

Micanopy Florida is a scenic location for a fall arts and crafts festival. Micanopy is the town that time forgot. ...

Marion County Fair

First annual Marion County Fair with our opening day featuring a Marion Idol Contest. We have 10 fun filled days ...

Florida 1/2 Mile Shootout at Jumbolair

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

Seventh Generation Pow-Wow

Seventh Generation Fall POWWOW- "Honoring our Past, Present and Future" at Cox-Osceola Seminole Indian Reservation Orange Springs PowWow Grounds. PUBLIC WELCOMED Special ...

Florida 1/2 Mile Shootout at Jumbolair

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

Over the River and Through the Woods at Ocala Civic Theatre

Both sets of Nick’s old-school Italian-American grandparents in New Jersey are a little too close for comfort in this warm-hearted ...

Marion County Fair

First annual Marion County Fair with our opening day featuring a Marion Idol Contest. We have 10 fun filled days ...

Annual Ocala Pumpkin Run, Car Show and Fall Festival

The Annual Ocala Pumpkin Run 3 Day Fall Festival and Classic Car Show is one of Florida’s premier events hosting ...

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) ...

Marion County Fair

First annual Marion County Fair with our opening day featuring a Marion Idol Contest. We have 10 fun filled days ...

Read to Hannah the Therapy Dog at Freedom Public Library

Hannah is all ears and geared up for some great stories read by you. It's PAWsitive fun. Program for families.

Monday Night Casual X-wing at Bearded Browncoat Comics and Games

Every Monday evening is casual X-wing in store. We have several tables ready with mats available to play in store. ...

BEAR Time! at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

A hands-on exhibit that empowers kids to reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Marion County Fair

First annual Marion County Fair with our opening day featuring a Marion Idol Contest. We have 10 fun filled days ...

Toddler Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

BEAR Time! at Belleview Public Library

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

Mall-O-Ween at the Paddock Mall

Calling all pumpkins, pirates, ghosts, scarecrows, princesses, superheroes and all kinds of creative costumes Join us for Trick or Treating ...

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