Ocala Family Events Calendar

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March

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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Little Duckling Consigment Sale and Expo

Twice yearly, Little Duckling holds a kids consignment sale and expo! You (and hundreds of families like yours) have the ...

MANGAlicious Teen Club!

Watch favorite anime and manga films 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 ...

Child & Safety Seminar

On March 1st Success By 6 Parents as Teachers will be having a very special Child & Safety Seminar on: * ...

Free Child Safety Seminar at Ocala Headquarters Library

On March 1st Success By 6 Parents as Teachers will be having a very special Child & Safety Seminar on: * ...

Little Duckling Consigment Sale and Expo

Twice yearly, Little Duckling holds a kids consignment sale and expo! You (and hundreds of families like yours) have the ...

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market Every Friday 9am-1pm. Buy Local Produce, Seafood, Sauces, Bakery, Soups, Goat Products and much more. ...

Homeschool Hop at Sky Zone Ocala

PLAN ON IT: Every first Friday of the month. Have some Awesome, Healthy, Fun Homeschoolers! Get a 60-minute Jump Pass ...

Parents, Kids & Money Matters with OASN

Please join us for two wonderful money management workshops taught by Thrivent! These workshops will teach parents how to talk ...

First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Ocala

Enjoy the creative works of visual and performing artists whose talents are presented through historic downtown Ocala at this monthly ...

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Our zoo is a complete guided zoo student talk. We introduce the animals to you, explain about their status in ...

Little Duckling Consigment Sale and Expo

Twice yearly, Little Duckling holds a kids consignment sale and expo! You (and hundreds of families like yours) have the ...

Habitat Strawberry Festival

Habitat Strawberry Festival is a signature, fundraising event to raise enough funds to build a home for a family from ...

Annual Strawberry Jam 5K

Back for our second sweetest race ever!! A deliciously sweet addition to the Annual Strawberry Festival in Ocala. The Strawberry ...

First Saturdays at Appleton Museum of Art

Have family fun in the Appleton's ARTSpace! Join us on the first Saturday of each month for age-appropriate art making ...

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Our zoo is a complete guided zoo student talk. We introduce the animals to you, explain about their status in ...

Ocala Cars & Coffee Monthly Meet

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

Florida Springs Fest at Silver Springs State Park

Join in the fun on Saturday and Sunday. Listen to music, see art, talk to environmental experts, see mermaids, take ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Silver Springs State Park: 5656 East Silver Springs Blvd. Ocala, Florida, FL 34488
  • Cost: $2 person
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Easter Spectacular at Marion Oaks Community Center

Annual EGGtraordinary Easter Event held at the Marion Oaks Community Center. This event offers something for everyone! Egg Hunts, Easter ...

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

Monday is Story Time Day in the studio. Each Monday at 10:30 am and 5:00 pm we read a seasonal, ...

BWI of Ocala Monday Meeting at Belleview Public Library

Join us for our Monday Babywearing International of Ocala meeting- New weekday meeting location at the Belleview Public Library. First ...

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 ...

The Museum and Me at Appleton Museum of Art

This new multi-sensory program introduces ages 2 - 5 to the Appleton. each session starts with a brief visit to ...

Science Kids - February at Discovery Center

Grow your child's science knowledge and collaborative skills through fun projects, simple experiments, and books!

Homeschool Tuesdays at Discovery Center

In our Homeschool program we combine science instruction with exploration as well as the chance to collaborate with others to ...

Seuss-a-palooza! Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Celebrate the imagination of a creative genius! Enjoy books, games and crafts inspired by Dr. Seuss. Co-sponsored by the Early ...

YALLASouth! at Belleview Public Library

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

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 at Abiding Hope

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

Kindred Spirits Sanctuary - Tours

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

Child Safety Seat Education and Installation Training

4 out of 5 Car Seats are installed incorrectly. This free program will provide training and installation at the Ocala ...

Children's Activities Classes at Hobby Lobby

CHILDREN LEARN ALL TYPES OF PAINTING TO WORKING WITH POLYMER CLAY. EACH CLASS GIVES A GREAT BEGINNING FOR EACH CHILD ...

Lost In Yonkers at Dassance Fine Arts Center

"Lost In Yonkers" by Neil Simon, America's great comic playwright, is a memory play set in Yonkers in 1942. Bella ...

Parents as Teachers Workshops

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

After Dark In the Park Movie Series

All movies are free! Please bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Popcorn and drinks will be available. Please visit website ...

Santos Fat Tire Festival

All trails and the Vendor Village (expo, demos, shops) are open to the public at all times. Three Days: Demo ...

Lost In Yonkers at Dassance Fine Arts Center

"Lost In Yonkers" by Neil Simon, America's great comic playwright, is a memory play set in Yonkers in 1942. Bella ...

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market Every Friday 9am-1pm. Buy Local Produce, Seafood, Sauces, Bakery, Soups, Goat Products and much more. ...

Seuss-a-palooza! Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Celebrate the imagination of a creative genius! Enjoy books, games and crafts inspired by Dr. Seuss. Co-sponsored by United Way’s ...

Santos Fat Tire Festival

All trails and the Vendor Village (expo, demos, shops) are open to the public at all times. Three Days: Demo ...

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Our zoo is a complete guided zoo student talk. We introduce the animals to you, explain about their status in ...

Master Gardener Spring Festival

Featuring vendors selling an array of plants, garden décor and plant-related accessories, attendees can find almost everything they need for ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Southeastern Livestock Pavilion: 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, FL 34470
  • Cost: Saturday $2.00 / Sunday $1.00
  • Website: www.marioncountyfl.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Lost In Yonkers at Dassance Fine Arts Center

"Lost In Yonkers" by Neil Simon, America's great comic playwright, is a memory play set in Yonkers in 1942. Bella ...

Audubon Bird Hike at Fort King

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

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Our zoo is a complete guided zoo student talk. We introduce the animals to you, explain about their status in ...

  • 12:00 am - 12:00 am
  • Location: Florida International Teaching Zoo: 7725 FL 48, Bushnell, FL, 33513
  • Cost: Adults(14 and up): $8 / Seniors: $7 / Children(5-14): $6 / Kids Under 4: *FREE*
  • Website: www.floridazooschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Santos Fat Tire Festival

All trails and the Vendor Village (expo, demos, shops) are open to the public at all times. Three Days: Demo ...

Master Gardener Spring Festival

Featuring vendors selling an array of plants, garden décor and plant-related accessories, attendees can find almost everything they need for ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Southeastern Livestock Pavilion: 2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala, FL 34470
  • Cost: Saturday $2.00 / Sunday $1.00
  • Website: www.marioncountyfl.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 ...

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 ...

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Our zoo is a complete guided zoo student talk. We introduce the animals to you, explain about their status in ...

  • 12:00 am - 12:00 am
  • Location: Florida International Teaching Zoo: 7725 FL 48, Bushnell, FL, 33513
  • Cost: Adults(14 and up): $8 / Seniors: $7 / Children(5-14): $6 / Kids Under 4: *FREE*
  • Website: www.floridazooschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Story Time Art at Picasso's Palette

Monday is Story Time Day in the studio. Each Monday at 10:30 am and 5:00 pm we read a seasonal, ...

Michaels Kids Club - Spring Make Camp

Join us each day of Spring Break Mon-Fri, they craft you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick ...

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 ...

Get Smart! at Belleview Public Library

Feed your brain and plan your future! Participate in a writing workshop by award-winning author R.M. Prioleau and chat with ...

Michaels Kids Club - Spring Make Camp

Join us each day of Spring Break Mon-Fri, they craft you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick ...

R.M. Prioleau Writers’ Workshop at Belleview Public Library

Interested in writing? Learn from Royal Palm Literary Award-winning fantasy and adventure author R.M. Prioleau. Lunch provided by The Mojo ...

Get Smart! at Belleview Public Library

Feed your brain and plan your future! Participate in a writing workshop by award-winning author R.M. Prioleau and chat with ...

Science Kids - February at Discovery Center

Grow your child's science knowledge and collaborative skills through fun projects, simple experiments, and books!

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 ...

Santa Fe College Zoo Storytime - Gainesville

Join the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo and the Alachua County Library every 2nd Wednesday of the month for Storytime ...

Michaels Kids Club - Spring Make Camp

Join us each day of Spring Break Mon-Fri, they craft you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick ...

Seuss-a-palooza! Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Celebrate the imagination of a creative genius! Enjoy books, games and crafts inspired by Dr. Seuss. Co-sponsored by United Way’s ...

Innovation Station at Headquarters-Ocala Public Library

Tinker, design, and create! For ages 5-12 with caregivers.

Michaels Kids Club - Spring Make Camp

Join us each day of Spring Break Mon-Fri, they craft you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick ...

Spring Break Family Fun at Painting with a Twist

All ages welcome but we recommend ages 8 and up! Parents are encouraged to let children work by themselves. There ...

Riverdale: Night at Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe

Spend an evening in Riverdale at everyone's favorite hangout! Slurp milkshakes, snag free Archie comics, watch "Riverdale" and test your ...

Catapult at The Sharon Performing Arts Center

Catapult is, technically, a shadow dance company. What it really is: a theatrical art form that is an amazingly imaginative ...

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center: 1051 Main St The Villages, Florida, FL 32159
  • Cost: $25 - $55
  • Website: www.thesharon.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

The Foreigner at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this Southern-fried comedy, two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive for what should be a peaceful weekend at a fishing ...

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market Every Friday 9am-1pm. Buy Local Produce, Seafood, Sauces, Bakery, Soups, Goat Products and much more. ...

Michaels Kids Club - Spring Make Camp

Join us each day of Spring Break Mon-Fri, they craft you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick ...

Meet the Birds of Sholom Park

Take a walk through Sholom Park with professional birder, Norm Lanz, who will share details about the many species and ...

Seuss-a-palooza! Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Celebrate the imagination of a creative genius! Enjoy books, games and crafts inspired by Dr. Seuss. Co-sponsored by United Way’s ...

The Foreigner at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this Southern-fried comedy, two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive for what should be a peaceful weekend at a fishing ...

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Our zoo is a complete guided zoo student talk. We introduce the animals to you, explain about their status in ...

Reddick BBQ Festival

Come to "downtown" Reddick, Florida on Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18, 2018 for the 7th annual Reddick BBQ ...

Annual St. Paddy’s Day 5K

Join United Way on Saturday, March 17 for the 8th annual St Paddy’s Day 5K Run/Walk in downtown Ocala to ...

Character Toddler Time at Sky Zone Ocala

Join us every 3rd Saturday of each month, 9:00AM-11:00AM, for Character Toddler Time. Visit and FOLLOW our Facebook page for ...

The Foreigner at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this Southern-fried comedy, two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive for what should be a peaceful weekend at a fishing ...

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Our zoo is a complete guided zoo student talk. We introduce the animals to you, explain about their status in ...

Reddick BBQ Festival

Come to "downtown" Reddick, Florida on Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18, 2018 for the 7th annual Reddick BBQ ...

Pickin' in the Park at Silver Springs State Park

Come enjoy local and visiting musicians perform acoustic music in a scenic area near the springs. You never know what ...

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

Monday is Story Time Day in the studio. Each Monday at 10:30 am and 5:00 pm we read a seasonal, ...

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 ...

Science Kids - February at Discovery Center

Grow your child's science knowledge and collaborative skills through fun projects, simple experiments, and books!

Homeschool Tuesdays at Discovery Center

In our Homeschool program we combine science instruction with exploration as well as the chance to collaborate with others to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kindred Spirits Sanctuary - Tours

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

Children's Activities Classes at Hobby Lobby

CHILDREN LEARN ALL TYPES OF PAINTING TO WORKING WITH POLYMER CLAY. EACH CLASS GIVES A GREAT BEGINNING FOR EACH CHILD ...

Free Community Dinners

St. Mark's United Methodist Church is hosting free "Open Hearts & Open Tables" dinners for the community each Wednesday from ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: St. Mark's United Methodist Church 1839 NE 8th Rd. Ocala, FL 34470
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.stmarksocala.org
  • Category: Free

Cherry Poppin' Daddies: Zoot Suit Riot 20th Anniversary at Reilly Arts Center

Guys, dust off the porkpie hat, and gals, buckle up your wingtip Mary Jane dance shoes, because it's going to ...

The Foreigner at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this Southern-fried comedy, two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive for what should be a peaceful weekend at a fishing ...

Annual Southeastern Pro Rodeo

Pro Rodeo action returns to the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion with the 25th Annual Southeastern Pro Rodeo on March 23rd & ...

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market Every Friday 9am-1pm. Buy Local Produce, Seafood, Sauces, Bakery, Soups, Goat Products and much more. ...

Kirby Family Farm - Rock N Roll Easter Train

Join special guests from Nickelodeon at the Kirby Family Farm. It's the Annual World's Largest Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Climb ...

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, ...

Annual Southeastern Pro Rodeo

Pro Rodeo action returns to the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion with the 25th Annual Southeastern Pro Rodeo on March 23rd & ...

The Foreigner at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this Southern-fried comedy, two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive for what should be a peaceful weekend at a fishing ...

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Our zoo is a complete guided zoo student talk. We introduce the animals to you, explain about their status in ...

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

$20 all day play. $10 all day air for Hpa users. Rentals start at $15 (Entree fee is not included in this) We ...

Engineering Day at Discovery Center

In partnership with the Florida Engineering Society, the Discovery Center presents this fun free family event. Children ages 5-15 will ...

The Foreigner at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this Southern-fried comedy, two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive for what should be a peaceful weekend at a fishing ...

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Our zoo is a complete guided zoo student talk. We introduce the animals to you, explain about their status in ...

Kirby Family Farm - Rock N Roll Easter Train

Join special guests from Nickelodeon at the Kirby Family Farm. It's the Annual World's Largest Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Climb ...

Easter Event at Toy's R Us

Our annual Easter event for everybunny in the family! Includes an Easter parade lead by Geoffrey, Easter Bag arts and ...

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

Monday is Story Time Day in the studio. Each Monday at 10:30 am and 5:00 pm we read a seasonal, ...

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 ...

Science Kids - February at Discovery Center

Grow your child's science knowledge and collaborative skills through fun projects, simple experiments, and books!

Homeschool Tuesdays at Discovery Center

In our Homeschool program we combine science instruction with exploration as well as the chance to collaborate with others to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Children's Activities Classes at Hobby Lobby

CHILDREN LEARN ALL TYPES OF PAINTING TO WORKING WITH POLYMER CLAY. EACH CLASS GIVES A GREAT BEGINNING FOR EACH CHILD ...

Free Community Dinners

St. Mark's United Methodist Church is hosting free "Open Hearts & Open Tables" dinners for the community each Wednesday from ...

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: St. Mark's United Methodist Church 1839 NE 8th Rd. Ocala FL 34470
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.stmarksocala.org
  • Category: Free

The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra at the Sharon Performing Arts Center

The Sharon will be hosting The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2017/18 season. This professional orchestra will present musical masterpieces to our ...

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center: 1051 Main St The Villages, Florida, FL 32159
  • Cost: $20 - $60
  • Website: www.thesharon.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

The Foreigner at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this Southern-fried comedy, two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive for what should be a peaceful weekend at a fishing ...

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market

Marion Oaks Recreation Farmers Market Every Friday 9am-1pm. Buy Local Produce, Seafood, Sauces, Bakery, Soups, Goat Products and much more. ...

Ocala Pokémon League at G33k Out

We host league nights every Friday, 6pm-9pm at Geek Out in Ocala, FL. All ages and experience levels welcomed!! We ...

GLOW at Sky Zone Ocala

We're different after dark. Lasers, music and blacklight transform the whole park into a crazy jumping dance club. Flips are ...

The Foreigner at Ocala Civic Theatre

In this Southern-fried comedy, two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive for what should be a peaceful weekend at a fishing ...

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Our zoo is a complete guided zoo student talk. We introduce the animals to you, explain about their status in ...

Heston's Heroes 5K

Heston is a 7 year old who suffers from a disease called Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome. In short, it is a bone ...

Kids Club at Michaels

Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent ...

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