Ocala Family Events Calendar

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January

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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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

First Day Paddle 2018 at Silver Springs State Park

Start the new year with a paddle trip on the Silver River. Bring your own canoe or kayak or rent ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Silver Springs State Park: 5656 East Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, Florida 34488
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler Time at Reddick Public Library

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

BEAR Time! at the Forest Public Library

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

Designer Donuts! at Belleview Public Library

Create your own snacks with the master donuteers from Topping Town Donuts. Program for teens and tweens.

YALLA South at Belleview Public Library

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

Preschool Story Time at Reddick Public Library

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

FUNtasmagoria at Reddick Public Library

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

FUNtasmagoria! at Fort McCoy Public Library

Explore the world with stories and fun-filled activities.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Fort McCoy Public Library, 14660 NE Highway 315, Fort McCoy
  • Category: Library Programs, Free

FUNtasmagoria at Forest Public Library

"Give Me Some Space!" Explore the world without leaving the library. Program for families.

Knotty Knitters at Belleview Public Library

Learn to knit or crochet. Program for families.

Wilton Doily Cupcakes for Kids at Michaels

Little makers will create sweet doily cupcake toppers using fondant and decorating tips.Best for ages 8 – 12. Supplies are ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michaels: 2701 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474
  • Cost: $15 - $50
  • Website: classes.michaels.com
  • Category: Classes

MANGAlicious Teen Club! at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

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

Art Before Your Eyes at Belleview Public Library

Join the artists from Gallery East. Program for families.

Family Story Time at the Forest Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Dunnellon Public Library

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

PAWSitive Fun With Terra the Therapy Dog

Listen to great stories and then read to Terra, our canine listener.

Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes and Noble

Pre-K through Grade 12 educators, join us in store every Saturday and Sunday in January and enjoy 25% off most ...

Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

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

Rural King's Children's Work Shop with the Humane Society

We will be building feral cat houses out of coolers. Please call for more information.

Youth Living the Dream at Howard Academy Community Center

Come out and join the community for this wonderful King celebration. The afternoon will be filled with performances, food, games ...

Ocala Cars & Coffee Monthly Meet

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

Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes and Noble

Pre-K through Grade 12 educators, join us in store every Saturday and Sunday in January and enjoy 25% off most ...

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 ...

Monday Makers at Belleview Public Library

"Makey Makey!" Get creative! Program for teens and tweens.

KidSaver: CPR For The Family

Would you know what to do if you found your child unresponsive? KidSaver is a collaborative effort of family friendly ...

Preschool Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Reddick Public Library

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

BEAR Time! at the Forest Public Library

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

BEAR Time! at Belleview Public Library

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

Bedtime Stories at Forest Public Library

Don your jammies and snuggle up!

Preschool Adventures at Freedom Public Library

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

Toddling Twos at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Preschool Story Time at Reddick Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Belleview Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for infants-age 2 with caregivers.

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.

Kids Code! at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

Learn computer programming through games. Ages 7-12. Call 352-671-8551 to register (required).

FUNtasmagoria! at Marion Oaks Public Library

Explore the world with stories and fun-filled activities!

YALLA FREE! at Freedom Public Library

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

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

Family Story Time at the Forest Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Dunnellon Public Library

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

PAWSitive Fun With Terra the Therapy Dog

Listen to great stories and then read to Terra, our canine listener.

Friday Matinee at Dunnellon Public Library

Movies for adults and teens. Anyone younger than age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Call the library for ...

SOCA Extreme Cowboy Race & Obstacle Challenge at Florida Horse Park

Saturday, January 13th will be the Extreme Cowboy Race and Sunday, January 14th will be the Obstacle Challenge at the ...

National Parts Depot's 24th Annual Ford & Mustang Round Up

Come out for a car show unlike any other: the 24th Annual Ford & Mustang Round Up. See hundreds of ...

  • 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Silver Springs State Park: 5656 East Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, Florida 34488
  • Cost: $2 person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Ocala Soap Box Derby Rally Race

Our second soapbox derby rally race for this season is soon after the holidays on January 13th! To all racers, ...

Audubon Bird Hike at Fort King

Come discover native birds at this free, morning nature hike presented by the Marion County Audubon Society.

Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes and Noble

Pre-K through Grade 12 educators, join us in store every Saturday and Sunday in January and enjoy 25% off most ...

SOCA Extreme Cowboy Race & Obstacle Challenge at Florida Horse Park

Saturday, January 13th will be the Extreme Cowboy Race and Sunday, January 14th will be the Obstacle Challenge at the ...

Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes and Noble

Pre-K through Grade 12 educators, join us in store every Saturday and Sunday in January and enjoy 25% off most ...

Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the ...

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 ...

Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the ...

MLK Schools Out Skate Camp at Skate-A-Way South

Join us at Skate A Way South for Skate Camp on January 15, 2018! 7:30 am to 5:30 pm………. $25 ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Skate A Way South: 2008 E Silver Springs Blvd Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: $6 - $25
  • Website: skateawaysouth.com
  • Category: Family Fun

MLK Day Unlimited Jump at Sky Zone Ocala

MLK DAY | UNLIMITED JUMP! Park Hours: 10AM - 8PM Call up your friends and take advantage of our Unlimited Jump ...

Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the ...

Preschool Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Reddick Public Library

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

BEAR Time! at the Forest Public Library

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

BEAR Time! at Belleview Public Library

Be excited about reading and hear great stories.

Escape Room: Superheroes at Belleview Public Library

The evil Dr. Ghastly locked all the greatest superheroes inside a super-secret hideout and plans to take over the world. ...

OaSN Weekday Support Meeting at Easy Street Family Fun Center at Funworks

Come join us at Easy Street for our weekday support meeting! Bring along kids or come alone for support for ...

Toddling Twos 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 Story Time at Reddick Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Belleview Public Library

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

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.

Kids Code! at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

Learn computer programming through games. Ages 7-12. Call 352-671-8551 to register (required).

FUNtasmagoria! at Marion Oaks Public Library

Explore the world with stories and fun-filled activities!

Tech Zone at Forest Public Library

Explore technology with hands-on activities. Program for teens and tweens.

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

Family Story Time at the Forest Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Dunnellon Public Library

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

PAWSitive Fun With Terra the Therapy Dog

Listen to great stories and then read to Terra, our canine listener.

Friday Matinee at Dunnellon Public Library

Movies for adults and teens. Anyone younger than age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Call the library for ...

Updated Location—Freedom Dental Clinic

Due to overwhelming volunteer response, the FreeDom Dental Clinic that was previously scheduled to take place at the Fort McCoy ...

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 ...

Preschool Expo at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

The Preschool Expo will give local preschools, family-friendly businesses and non-profits the opportunity to share information about their programs to ...

Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes and Noble

Pre-K through Grade 12 educators, join us in store every Saturday and Sunday in January and enjoy 25% off most ...

Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

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

Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes and Noble

Pre-K through Grade 12 educators, join us in store every Saturday and Sunday in January and enjoy 25% off most ...

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 ...

Cooking Lesson at Let's Eat Fresh Commissary Kitchen

We have our January dates and times scheduled, make sure you sign up now to reserve your spot! Ages 10 ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Let's Eat Fresh Commissary Kitchen: 809 N Magnolia Ave, Ocala, Florida 34475
  • Cost: $35 / person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

BEAR Time! at Freedom Public Library

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

Preschool Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Reddick Public Library

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

Tuesday Movie Matinee at Belleview Public Library

Movies for teens and adults. Anyone younger than age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Call the library for ...

Marion County's World's Greatest Baby Shower at Medical Health Center

Expecting or having a baby under the age of 1 year old? Come to our community Baby Shower! Fathers are ...

  • 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Medical Health Center: 1714 SW 17th St, Ocala, Florida 34471
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other, Free

BEAR Time! at Belleview Public Library

Be excited about reading and hear great stories.

Preschool Adventures at Freedom Public Library

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

Toddling Twos at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Preschool Story Time at Reddick Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Belleview Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for infants-age 2 with caregivers.

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.

Kids Code! at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

Learn computer programming through games. Ages 7-12. Call 352-671-8551 to register (required).

FUNtasmagoria! at Marion Oaks Public Library

Explore the world with stories and fun-filled activities!

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

Family Story Time at the Forest Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Dunnellon Public Library

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

PAWSitive Fun With Terra the Therapy Dog

Listen to great stories and then read to Terra, our canine listener.

Friday Matinee at Dunnellon Public Library

Movies for adults and teens. Anyone younger than age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Call the library for ...

Family Campout at Horseshoe Lake Park

Guided activities: boating, kayaking night fishing, and more! Tents, equipment, meals and snacks included. Just bring your own sleeping bags and ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Horseshoe Lake Park: 10780 East Highway 318 Fort McCoy, FL 32134
  • Cost: Session fee: $8 ages 12 and under / $16 ages 13 and up
  • Website: www.ocalafl.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire - Gainesville

The Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the 32nd Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire on January ...

OaSN Weekend Support Meeting

Join us for our weekend support meeting! Childcare offered WITH RSVP by the Tuesday before the meeting occurs. Please RSVP ...

Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes and Noble

Pre-K through Grade 12 educators, join us in store every Saturday and Sunday in January and enjoy 25% off most ...

Saturday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

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

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire - Gainesville

The Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the 32nd Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire on January ...

Family Campout at Horseshoe Lake Park

Guided activities: boating, kayaking night fishing, and more! Tents, equipment, meals and snacks included. Just bring your own sleeping bags and ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Horseshoe Lake Park: 10780 East Highway 318 Fort McCoy, FL 32134
  • Cost: Session fee: $8 ages 12 and under / $16 ages 13 and up
  • Website: www.ocalafl.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Princess Party

Our Princess Party is for moms and daughters or perhaps a grandmother, aunt or godmother can accompany them. We all ...

Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes and Noble

Pre-K through Grade 12 educators, join us in store every Saturday and Sunday in January and enjoy 25% off most ...

27th Annual Young Artist Honors Recital at Reilly Arts Center

Finalists from our 27th annual Young Artist Competition will compete with their accompanists in front of our live audience. After ...

BEAR Time! at Freedom Public Library

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

Preschool Story Time at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Reddick Public Library

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

Tuesday Movie Matinee at Belleview Public Library

Movies for teens and adults. Anyone younger than age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Call the library for ...

BEAR Time! at the Forest Public Library

Be excited about reading and hear great stories!

BEAR Time! at Belleview Public Library

Be excited about reading and hear great stories.

Preschool Adventures at Freedom Public Library

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

Toddling Twos at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

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

Preschool Story Time at Reddick Public Library

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

Preschool Adventures at Belleview Public Library

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

Toddler Time at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for infants-age 2 with caregivers.

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