Ocala Family Events Calendar

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December

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.

Show events from all categories

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Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market

Weekly Farmers Market located on the back grounds of the Marion Oaks Community Center. Many vendors offering wonderful products. Always ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Marion Oaks Community Center: 294 Marion Oaks Ln, Ocala, Florida 34473
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Holiday Arts & Crafts Sale at the Retreat at Silver Springs

Lots of vendors with lots of great items for sale!

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: The Retreat at Silver Springs: 6455 E Silver Springs Blvd, Silver Springs, FL 34488
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

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 & ...

Otter Springs Raid Civl War Re-enactment

ALL ARE WELCOME... Announcing a new Florida Civil War re-enactment event. The "Raid at Otter Springs" will take place on ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Otter Springs Park and Campground, 6470 SW 80th Avenue, Trenton, FL 32693
  • Cost: $ 5.00 adults, children younger than 7 and veterans with ID are free
  • Category: Family Fun

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

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 ...

Brunch with Santa at Just a Cupcake Bakery and Cafe

Join us for our annual Brunch with Santa! Brunch is "Santa" pancakes with sausage or biscuits & gravy! Reservation required!

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Just A Cupcake Bakery & Cafe: 20001 E Pennsylvania Ave, Dunnellon, Florida 34432
  • Cost: $5 for Children / $7 for Adults
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Otter Springs Raid Civl War Re-enactment

ALL ARE WELCOME... Announcing a new Florida Civil War re-enactment event. The "Raid at Otter Springs" will take place on ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Otter Springs Park and Campground, 6470 SW 80th Avenue, Trenton, FL 32693
  • Cost: $ 5.00 adults, children younger than 7 and veterans with ID are free
  • Category: Family Fun

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the ...

Sensitive Santa at Paddock Mall

This is a special time to visit Santa, which is reserved just for children with Autism and other Sensory Development ...

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 Christmas Party - OASN

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

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

KidSaver: CPR For The Family

KidSaver is a collaborative effort of family friendly businesses to encourage those with children to learn CPR, how to use ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Santa's Calling

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be checking their list and calling from the North Pole to delight good little girls ...

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

YALLA South at Belleview Public Library

Be part of the library experience. Teens, earn volunteer hours for service.

Santa on the Square

A favorite family holiday program including a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, music, snacks and hay ride! Every Tuesday ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Share Your Christmas Food Drive at Paddock Mall

For the 32nd year, WESH 2 is proud to host the annual Share Your Christmas food drive, benefiting Second Harvest ...

Santa's Calling

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be checking their list and calling from the North Pole to delight good little girls ...

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Knotty Knitters at Belleview Public Library

Learn to knit or crochet. Program for families.

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Santa's Calling

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be checking their list and calling from the North Pole to delight good little girls ...

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

MANGAlicious Teen Club! at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

Watch favorite anime and manga titles on the big screen while enjoying Japanese snacks.

Parents as Teachers Workshops

Parents as Teachers is a weekly program that promotes optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting ...

Marion Ballet Theatre - The Nutcracker at Ocala Civic Theatre

Marion Ballet Theatre invites you to celebrate the 36th annual Nutcracker! A beloved Christmas tradition for the entire family, this ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market

Weekly Farmers Market located on the back grounds of the Marion Oaks Community Center. Many vendors offering wonderful products. Always ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Marion Oaks Community Center: 294 Marion Oaks Ln, Ocala, Florida 34473
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Christmas at the Y

A Contemporary Christmas Concert! Outside - Open to the Public. BYO Chair/Blanket - FREE Special Guests: Walter Johnson, Josh Head, Audrey Flechas, ...

Marion Ballet Theatre - The Nutcracker at Ocala Civic Theatre

Marion Ballet Theatre invites you to celebrate the 36th annual Nutcracker! A beloved Christmas tradition for the entire family, this ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Pancakes with Santa at Cottom Farm's Christmas Village

Join us for a Pancake Breakfast, cooked up by none other than our jolly old Santa Claus! He makes the ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Cottom Farm's Christmas Village: 4650 Marion County Rd, Weirsdale, Florida 32195
  • Cost: $15 per person / Children 2 and under are FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Free Pancake Breakfast with Santa

Free pancake breakfast and time with Santa! Crafts & games!

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

Wayne's World will be hosting TOYS FOR TOTS If you bring a new, unwrapped toy (they need toys for newborn to ...

Marion Ballet Theatre - The Nutcracker at Ocala Civic Theatre

Marion Ballet Theatre invites you to celebrate the 36th annual Nutcracker! A beloved Christmas tradition for the entire family, this ...

UCC Christmas Banquet 2017

It is time for the annual Christmas Banquet at UCC! Pastors Ron & Sandy Cargil invite you to a great night ...

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Christmas Choir Presentation at Christ's Church of Marion County

The Worship Choir of Christ's Church of Marion County will present their Christmas musical presentation on Sunday, December 10 during ...

Happy Birthday Jesus at Kendrick Baptist Church

Celebrating the birth of our Savior with a Birthday Party fit for our King. Food, Cake, Party Games, Bounce House ...

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Monday Makers at Belleview Public Library

Get creative! "Belleview Rocks!" Program for teens and tweens.

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Ocala Harmony Barbershop Chorus at Freedom Public Library

Get into the holiday mood with seasonal music!

Santa on the Square

A favorite family holiday program including a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, music, snacks and hay ride! Every Tuesday ...

Villages Philharmonic Orchestra - Holiday Concert at The Sharon Performing Arts Center

This professional orchestra will present musical masterpieces to our local community that will enlighten and entertain. Their purpose is to ...

Marion Ballet Theatre - The Nutcracker at Ocala Civic Theatre

Marion Ballet Theatre invites you to celebrate the 36th annual Nutcracker! A beloved Christmas tradition for the entire family, this ...

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Knotty Knitters at Belleview Public Library

Learn to knit or crochet. Program for families.

Marion Ballet Theatre - The Nutcracker at Ocala Civic Theatre

Marion Ballet Theatre invites you to celebrate the 36th annual Nutcracker! A beloved Christmas tradition for the entire family, this ...

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

YALLA FREE! at Freedom Public Library

Be a part of the library experience. Teens, earn volunteer hours for service.

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Santa Visits Fore Ranch

Santa Visits Fore Ranch! Friday: Polar Express and Pajama Party. Visit with Santa and then sit down to watch the ...

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market

Weekly Farmers Market located on the back grounds of the Marion Oaks Community Center. Many vendors offering wonderful products. Always ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Marion Oaks Community Center: 294 Marion Oaks Ln, Ocala, Florida 34473
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Marion Ballet Theatre - The Nutcracker at Ocala Civic Theatre

Marion Ballet Theatre invites you to celebrate the 36th annual Nutcracker! A beloved Christmas tradition for the entire family, this ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Santa Visits Fore Ranch

Santa Visits Fore Ranch! Friday: Polar Express and Pajama Party. Visit with Santa and then sit down to watch the ...

Merry and Bright Christmas Concert at St. John's UMC

Hope you can come to this! Please help us spread the word! What an incredible God story how two incredibly talented ...

Marion Ballet Theatre - The Nutcracker at Ocala Civic Theatre

Marion Ballet Theatre invites you to celebrate the 36th annual Nutcracker! A beloved Christmas tradition for the entire family, this ...

Emmanuel, God with Us Hosted by Dance Divine School of Ballet

Light of Joy Ballet Company presents the 27th anniversary of "Emmanuel, God with Us!" a classical ballet celebrating the beauty ...

Emmanuel, God with Us Hosted by Dance Divine School of Ballet

Light of Joy Ballet Company presents the 27th anniversary of "Emmanuel, God with Us!" a classical ballet celebrating the beauty ...

Santa Visits Fore Ranch

Santa Visits Fore Ranch! Friday: Polar Express and Pajama Party. Visit with Santa and then sit down to watch the ...

Marion Ballet Theatre - The Nutcracker at Ocala Civic Theatre

Marion Ballet Theatre invites you to celebrate the 36th annual Nutcracker! A beloved Christmas tradition for the entire family, this ...

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Cornerstone Children's Program - The Best Christmas Present Ever

Come experience "The Best Christmas Present Ever" musical put on by the wonderful children of Cornerstone. This will be a ...

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

Experience the #1 Christmas Train in Florida! You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you ...

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

Experience the #1 Christmas Train in Florida! You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you ...

Annual OFM Live Nativity

OFM proudly presents our Annual Live Nativity Join us for the story of baby Jesus (told in English and Spanish) caroling, ...

Blast Zone Winter Wonderland

Bring the kids to our Blast Zone Winter Wonderland Party! Join us for fun holiday kids competitions and games. Zone ...

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Knotty Knitters at Belleview Public Library

Learn to knit or crochet. Program for families.

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

YALLA East at Forest Public Library

Be part of the library experience. Teens, earn volunteer hours for service.

Holiday Child & Toy Safety Workshop

Join Success By 6 on December 21, 2017 at the Marion County Public Library for a very special Holiday Child ...

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market

Weekly Farmers Market located on the back grounds of the Marion Oaks Community Center. Many vendors offering wonderful products. Always ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Marion Oaks Community Center: 294 Marion Oaks Ln, Ocala, Florida 34473
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

River Rhythms at Silver Springs State Park

You're invited for an evening full of music and entertainment featuring a live drum circle. From 4 p.m. to sundown, ...

Christmas Eve at City Light Church

This Christmas Eve we invite you to join us as we usher in Christmas by celebrating the birth of our ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Special Christmas Tour at Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation

Take your family on a Christmas safari right here at home! Come to Carson Spring for a special Christmas tour ...

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

Join us for our weekly story time with activities to follow.

Candlelight Christmas Eve at Ocala First United Methodist Church

All are welcome! Our Christmas Eve Services are always a special time to celebrate the birth of our Savior Jesus ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Ocala First United Methodist Church: 1126 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Christmas Eve at City Light Church

This Christmas Eve we invite you to join us as we usher in Christmas by celebrating the birth of our ...

Christmas Eve Service at College Park Church of God

Join us as we celebrate the birth of our Savior! Christmas Eve - Sunday, December 24th Morning Worship Service - 11:00 a.m. Evening ...

Santa at The Paddock Mall

During Santa's brief time away from the North Pole, children can stop by to whisper their wish list, then have ...

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at Family Life Church

Celebrate Christmas in a fun, hour-long worship experience! There will be child services for the Prek and Babies, but the elementary ...

Special Christmas Tour at Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation

Take your family on a Christmas safari right here at home! Come to Carson Spring for a special Christmas tour ...

Christmas Dinner Buffet at the Hilton Ocala

Celebrate Christmas at the Hilton Ocala. Enjoy traditional favorites prepared by Executive Chef Randal White on an amazing buffet. Seating ...

  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Hilton Ocala: 3600 SW 36th Ave, Ocala, Florida 34474
  • Cost: $49.95 for Adults / $44.95 for Seniors / $18.95 for Children 5-12
  • Website: cdn1.buuteeq.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

Experience the #1 Christmas Train in Florida! You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Knotty Knitters at Belleview Public Library

Learn to knit or crochet. Program for families.

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

Experience the #1 Christmas Train in Florida! You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you ...

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Happy Magical Holiday With Paul Hallas!

Ring in the New Year with the bedazzling, magical artistry of magician Paul Hallas.

Parents as Teachers Workshops

Parents as Teachers is a weekly program that promotes optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

Experience the #1 Christmas Train in Florida! You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you ...

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market

Weekly Farmers Market located on the back grounds of the Marion Oaks Community Center. Many vendors offering wonderful products. Always ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Marion Oaks Community Center: 294 Marion Oaks Ln, Ocala, Florida 34473
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Winter Wonderland - Children's Coat Drive

We know that’s it’s very hard to predict the weather here in Florida but we do know that cold weather ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Princess and Pirate Party at Dunnellon Public Library

Ahoy, me hearty! Don your favorite themed apparel and join in the fun! Games, face painting, stories and a library ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

Experience the #1 Christmas Train in Florida! You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you ...

Super Kids Save the World at Discovery Center

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

Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

Join us for our weekly story time with activities to follow.

Tractor Supply Children’s Workshop

A Children’s Workshop held at the Tractor Supply @ Dunnellon from 12-2pm. We will be building feral cat houses out ...

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Tractor Supply Co: 11242 North Williams St, Dunnellon, Florida 34432
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Happy Magical Holiday With Brian LaPalme

Ring in the New Year with the bedazzling, magical artistry of magician Brian LaPalme. For ages 12 and younger with ...

Barn Christmas Party at Birds Eye View Equestrian Center

So we are doing our very first barn Christmas party this year and would love for you, your family and ...

New Year's Family Campout at Carney Island Little Lake Weir

Tents, equipment, meals and snacks provided. Just bring your own sleeping bag and personal items.

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Carney Island Little Lake Weir: 13275 Southeast 115th Avenue Ocklawaha, FL 32179
  • Cost: Session fee: $8 ages 12 and under / $16 ages 13 and up
  • Website: www.ocalafl.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Watch Night Service at Soul Harvest Word, Worship, & Praise Ministries

It's that time again! Bring in the new year with us at Soul Harvest International Ministries. God is shifting us ...

  • 10:00 pm
  • Location: Soul Harvest Word, Worship, & Praise Ministries: 2626 N.E. 10th Street, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

New Year's Eve Worship / Night Watch Celebration at Ocala House of Prayer

End this year on a high note and bring in the new year with a prophetic word from the Lord. ...

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