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.

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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

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 ...

Symphony Under the Lights

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

Home Depot Kids Workshop - Gingerbread House

Build holiday memories in our hands-on workshop where you and your child can put together a wooden gingerbread house that ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: The Home Depot: 3300 Sw 35th Terrace Ocala, FL 34474
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.homedepot.com
  • Category: Classes, Free

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

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 ...

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

Ocala Cars & Coffee Monthly Meet

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

Holiday Christmas Concert with Ocala Youth Symphony

Start the holidays by attending our Christmas Concert at 3PM on Sunday December 3rd, 2017 at West Port High School. ...

Sylvia Zerbini Performance at Grande Liberté Farm

Internationally acclaimed Sylvia Zerbini demonstrates her amazing communication and partnering with up to 16 horses in her mesmerizing Grande Liberté ...

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 ...

YALLA South at Belleview Public Library

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

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 ...

Knotty Knitters at Belleview Public Library

Learn to knit or crochet. Program for families.

YALLA West! at Dunnellon Public Library

Be a part of the library experience. Earn volunteer service hours. Program for teens.

Polar Express at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

Don your pajamas and hop aboard "The Polar Express" for a fun-filled night of stories, crafts and more based on ...

MANGAlicious Teen Club! at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Santa is coming to Crazy Cucumber

Bring the kids and come visit with Santa!

Light of Hope Community Candlelight Remembrance

The LIGHT OF HOPE Community Candlelight Remembrance provides an opportunity for the Marion County community to come together to honor ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Roberts Funeral Home, Bruce Chapel West: 6241 SW Highway 200, Ocala, Florida 34476
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other, Free

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

Parent's Night Out at YMCA of Central Florida (Frank DeLuca)

Parents bring your child to the Y while you enjoy an evening out or finish your Christmas Shopping! Ages: 6 - ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: YMCA of Central Florida (Frank DeLuca): 3200 SE 17th St, Ocala, Florida 34471
  • Cost: $20/child, $10 for each additional child
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

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 ...

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, ...

Willy Wonka Shadowcast Performance at Reilly Arts Center

From the team who brought you the World Premiere JAWS and Jurassic Park Shadowcasts comes a brand new entry in ...

Free Pancake Breakfast with Santa

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

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! ...

Winter Wonderful Holiday Party! at Fort McCoy Public Library

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

BWI of Ocala Saturday Meeting at Headquarters Library

Meetings are always free, open to the public and family friendly. Join us to receive one-on-one babywearing assistance from our ...

  • 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Marion County Headquarters Library: 2720 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational, Free

Sylvia Zerbini Performance at Grande Liberté Farm

Internationally acclaimed Sylvia Zerbini demonstrates her amazing communication and partnering with up to 16 horses in her mesmerizing Grande Liberté ...

UCC Christmas Banquet 2017

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

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 ...

MAKEbreak Snowman Slime at Michaels

Tis the season for slime! Come in and customize your own into a fun snowman. All supplies are provided, including ...

Mom & Me Scented Candle Making Class

Mother/Daughter or Mother/Son Candle Making Class There is no age restriction on this class ( I would recommend 10 years and ...

Monday Makers at Belleview Public Library

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

Ocala Harmony Barbershop Chorus at Freedom Public Library

Get into the holiday mood with seasonal music!

Knotty Knitters at Belleview Public Library

Learn to knit or crochet. Program for families.

Song Heard 'Round the World' at St. John Lutheran Church

St. John Lutheran Church choir and handbells present a Christmas Cantata, Dec. 13 at the church and Dec. 15 at ...

YALLA FREE! at Freedom Public Library

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

Santa is coming to Crazy Cucumber

Bring the kids and come visit with Santa!

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 Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA) - Christmas Party

Come join the staff as we celebrate the holidays at the Greenway barn! Potluck dinner.

  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA): 6850 SE 41st Ct, Ocala, Florida 34480
  • Website: mtraocala.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

St. John Christmas Cantata on the Square

The story of the nativity told by narration, choir, and handbells. Don't miss this popular annual event.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Breakfast With Santa at First Christian Church

Christmas with Santa is a morning of fellowship and good food as the children have the opportunity to visit with ...

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Ocala

Toddler Time is a great shared experience for child and parent. A time for your little ones to discover the ...

Santa Visits Fore Ranch

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

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 ...

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 ...

Kingdom Revival Church - Christmas Celebration Service

Come celebrate our Savoir with us in a special way! There will be dancing, singing, drama and more! You don't ...

I'm Jelly - Teens and Adults at Painting with a Twist

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wilton Santa & Elves Hiding Cookies for Kids at Michaels

Kids will use buttercream icing to decorate holiday festive cookies. One 2-hour session. Best for ages 8 – 12. Supplies ...

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 ...

Santa is coming to Crazy Cucumber

Bring the kids and come visit with Santa!

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

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 ...

Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

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

Hoggy Holiday Open House

Rooterville is opening it's gates once again to our community for a winter open house celebrating the compassion for all ...

Sylvia Zerbini Performance at Grande Liberté Farm

Internationally acclaimed Sylvia Zerbini demonstrates her amazing communication and partnering with up to 16 horses in her mesmerizing Grande Liberté ...

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 ...

Christmas Eve Sacred Hymn Service at First Love Church

You are invited to worship with us as we sing the Christmas hymns, read the sacred text, partake in Holy ...

His Name Shall Be Messiah - Teens and Adults at Painting with a Twist

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

Christmas Eve at City Light Church

Come experience Jesus on Christmas Eve at City Light. There will be a photo booth, coffee and hot chocolate, communion, ...

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at New Family Life Church

Celebrate Christmas Eve with New Life Family Church! We will be holding our annual Christmas Eve Candlelight service outside and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Happy Magical Holiday With Paul Hallas!

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

Sylvia Zerbini Performance at Grande Liberté Farm

Internationally acclaimed Sylvia Zerbini demonstrates her amazing communication and partnering with up to 16 horses in her mesmerizing Grande Liberté ...

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 ...

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
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