Ocala Family Events Calendar

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August 12

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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Back 2 School Supply Bag Giveaway

The lodge health and rehabilitation is giving out Back 2 School supply bags at four area libraries 10 AM to ...

Open Clay at Picasso's Palette

Have you missed one of our wet clay classes? Have you always wanted to learn how to work with clay? ...

Commander Casual Play at Goblin King Games

Every Wednesday is Commander day! Do you have what it takes to be the last one standing? Bring your friends ...

Turnpike Mike's Family DJ Bingo Night

Come play DJ Bingo with us every Wednesday night from 6pm-8pm at Turnpike Mike's At SummerGlen in Southwest Ocala. It ...

Bedtime Stories with Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA)

We will be hosting a video each night of bedtime stories with our MTRA Herd at 7 PM on Facebook! ...

Summer Sweat Series at Paddock Mall

Join us every Thursday, July 16 through August 27 from 9 to 10 a.m. for free yoga classes with local ...

Homeschooler's Day Out at Just Kid'n Around

Homeschooler's get a Day Out at Just Kid'n Around For $2 OFF our Regular Admission EVERY WEEK! No time limits ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 2023 E. Silver Springs Blvd. #101, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: Ages 0-2 $8.99 / Ages 3-10: $10.99
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Get Crafty with Lynn Lilly & Crayola

Join Craft Box Girls by Lynn Lilly every Tuesday and Thursday at 1pm ET as she shows you fun and ...

Kickball With Coach Erick at Marion Oaks Community Center

Meet up with Coach Erick on the back grounds of the Marion Oaks Community Center at 2pm on Thursdays. Everyone ...

Basketball Contest (Ages 3-5) at Marion Oaks Community Center

Coach Erick says.... Bring It! Anyone who has meet Coach Erick knows he's super tall. So half pint players don't ...

Foster Parent Orientation with Camelot Community Care

Learn about becoming a Therapeutic Foster Parent and a change a life forever! When: 2nd Friday of the month (ongoing) at ...

Animal Tracking & Track Identification at Fort King

Learn to identify what tracks belong to what animals. Participants will get to: +Track a park ranger through the woods using only ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Fort King National Historic Landmark and Visitor Center: 3925 E Fort King St, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Clay Gnomes at Picasso's Palette

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and play with clay! Come to our workshop and create your very own ...

  • 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Picasso's Palette: 106 SW 17th St Ocala, Florida 34471
  • Cost: See Description
  • Website: www.picassospalette.com
  • Category: Classes

Skate at the Cade

Enjoy a thrilling summer skate at the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention from July 3rd through August 23rd. The ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention: 811 S Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Skating is free with regular admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Doodle Along with Pzazz Art Studio and Crayola

Join P'zazz Art Studio every Friday at 1 PM ET on the Crayola Facebook Page for a colorful doodle along!

Food Ministry at Fellowship Baptist Church

We distribute food to families in need through our Food Pantry on the 3rd Saturday of each month. This ministry ...

Toddler Time at Sky Zone Ocala

Toddler Time / Every 3rd Sat / 9-11AM Toddler Time is a great shared experience for child and parent. A time ...

Free Comic Book Summer Saturdays at Bearded Browncoat Comics & Games

Our Free Comic Book Day this year will be spread over 9 Saturdays this summer starting July 18th! Every Saturday ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Saturday Tours

Fun animal adventures for the whole family! Get an up close view of 35 rare and endangered species (over 110 ...

Learn-2-Skate​ Classes at Skate Mania

Learn-2-Skate​ Classes (Beginner-Intermediate Class) ​$7 admission (includes skates, group lesson, & beginner session) $10 stay for the day pass includes the following ...

Garlits RC Dragway at Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing Inc.

The Radio Controlled Drag Racing League will be holding racing events at the museum. From Test and Tunes to actual ...

Polo at the Park Sunday Match

Come out and enjoy a polo match at the Florida Horse Park! The perfect place to enjoy a tailgate with ...

Learn to Skate at Skate-A-Way South

Learn to Skate every Sunday for just $7! There's no commitment - you can pay as you go!

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Why should you visit our zoo? First and foremost, you are helping to support our mission with your admission. Secondly, ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Florida International Teaching Zoo: 7725 FL 48, Bushnell, FL, 33513
  • Cost: Adults 14 and up: $9 donation / Seniors, Veterans and First Responders: $8 donation / Children 5-13: $7 donation / Kids Under 4: *FREE*
  • Website: www.floridazooschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

ART 4 ALL Curbside at Fort King Presbyterian Church

Fort King Presbyterian ART 4 ALL goes curbside! Take home arts and craft packets for individuals and families of all ...

  • 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Fort King Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall: 13 NE 36th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34474
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.ftkingchurch.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Salvation Army Drive-Thru Food Distribution

The staff and volunteers at The Salvation Army have been busy with preparations in an effort to share love and ...

Story Time Art at Picasso's Palette

Join us Mondays at 2pm for Storytime and Art! A different story each week with a related activity and a FREE ...

Bedtime Stories with Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA)

We will be hosting a video each night of bedtime stories with our MTRA Herd at 7 PM on Facebook! ...

Ocala Drive-In Movies

Two Great Features One Low Price Adults $6 Children ( 6-12) $3 Children 5 and Under Free .****Open 7 Nights ...

Photo Scavenger Hunt at Marion Oaks Community Center

Join us on Tuesdays for our one hour photo scavenger hunt! See flyer for details! Due to popular demand our "One ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Marion Oaks Community Center: 294 Marion Oaks Lane, Ocala, Florida 34473
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Toddler Tuesday at Just Kid'n Around

Join us for TODDLER TUESDAY! Come and play with us from 10-2. Pay your age for ages 4 and under!

Teaching Tuesday with Appleton Museum of Art

The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, is now presenting a weekly online Teaching Tuesday series featuring art ...

Back 2 School Supply Bag Giveaway

The lodge health and rehabilitation is giving out Back 2 School supply bags at four area libraries 10 AM to ...

Clay Gnomes at Picasso's Palette

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and play with clay! Come to our workshop and create your very own ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Picasso's Palette: 106 SW 17th St Ocala, Florida 34471
  • Cost: See Description
  • Website: www.picassospalette.com
  • Category: Classes

Back 2 School Supply Bag Giveaway

The lodge health and rehabilitation is giving out Back 2 School supply bags at four area libraries 10 AM to ...

Open Clay at Picasso's Palette

Have you missed one of our wet clay classes? Have you always wanted to learn how to work with clay? ...

Commander Casual Play at Goblin King Games

Every Wednesday is Commander day! Do you have what it takes to be the last one standing? Bring your friends ...

Turnpike Mike's Family DJ Bingo Night

Come play DJ Bingo with us every Wednesday night from 6pm-8pm at Turnpike Mike's At SummerGlen in Southwest Ocala. It ...

Bedtime Stories with Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA)

We will be hosting a video each night of bedtime stories with our MTRA Herd at 7 PM on Facebook! ...

Summer Sweat Series at Paddock Mall

Join us every Thursday, July 16 through August 27 from 9 to 10 a.m. for free yoga classes with local ...

Homeschooler's Day Out at Just Kid'n Around

Homeschooler's get a Day Out at Just Kid'n Around For $2 OFF our Regular Admission EVERY WEEK! No time limits ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 2023 E. Silver Springs Blvd. #101, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: Ages 0-2 $8.99 / Ages 3-10: $10.99
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Get Crafty with Lynn Lilly & Crayola

Join Craft Box Girls by Lynn Lilly every Tuesday and Thursday at 1pm ET as she shows you fun and ...

Kickball With Coach Erick at Marion Oaks Community Center

Meet up with Coach Erick on the back grounds of the Marion Oaks Community Center at 2pm on Thursdays. Everyone ...

Basketball Contest (Ages 3-5) at Marion Oaks Community Center

Coach Erick says.... Bring It! Anyone who has meet Coach Erick knows he's super tall. So half pint players don't ...

Skate at the Cade

Enjoy a thrilling summer skate at the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention from July 3rd through August 23rd. The ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention: 811 S Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Skating is free with regular admission
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Doodle Along with Pzazz Art Studio and Crayola

Join P'zazz Art Studio every Friday at 1 PM ET on the Crayola Facebook Page for a colorful doodle along!

Pokemon Club at Just Kid'n Around

Join us for Pokemon Club on Friday Family Fun Nights. A slice Pizza and Drink come with each paid admission. ...

Kart Race Day at The Bullring

Kart racing is back at the Bullring on August 21st! Don't miss a minute of the action with several classes ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Marion County Speedway: 7197 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, FL 34475
  • Cost: Only $10 to get in for adults, $5 for 6-12yo, 5 & under always FREE! Only $20 to race! No Extra fees even on money races!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Competitions, Sporting Events

Family Fun Night at Just Kid'n Around

Join us at Just Kid'n Around for Family Fun Night EVERY Friday! Fun, Food, Games, and More. FREE Slice ...

Vibranium Comic Fest at The Paddock Mall

We are back! We have been approved for out next event in August! We are looking for vendors, however the amount ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Paddock Mall: 3100 SW College Road, Ocala, FL 34474
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Carson Springs Wildlife Saturday Tours

Fun animal adventures for the whole family! Get an up close view of 35 rare and endangered species (over 110 ...

Free Comic Book Summer Saturdays at Bearded Browncoat Comics & Games

Our Free Comic Book Day this year will be spread over 9 Saturdays this summer starting July 18th! Every Saturday ...

Cracker Village Tour at Silver River Museum

Come and discover what life was like at the turn of the century in the Florida "piney woods." The cracker ...

Learn-2-Skate​ Classes at Skate Mania

Learn-2-Skate​ Classes (Beginner-Intermediate Class) ​$7 admission (includes skates, group lesson, & beginner session) $10 stay for the day pass includes the following ...

Polo at the Park Sunday Match

Come out and enjoy a polo match at the Florida Horse Park! The perfect place to enjoy a tailgate with ...

Learn to Skate at Skate-A-Way South

Learn to Skate every Sunday for just $7! There's no commitment - you can pay as you go!

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Why should you visit our zoo? First and foremost, you are helping to support our mission with your admission. Secondly, ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Florida International Teaching Zoo: 7725 FL 48, Bushnell, FL, 33513
  • Cost: Adults 14 and up: $9 donation / Seniors, Veterans and First Responders: $8 donation / Children 5-13: $7 donation / Kids Under 4: *FREE*
  • Website: www.floridazooschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Bedtime Stories with Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA)

We will be hosting a video each night of bedtime stories with our MTRA Herd at 7 PM on Facebook! ...

Ocala Drive-In Movies

Two Great Features One Low Price Adults $6 Children ( 6-12) $3 Children 5 and Under Free .****Open 7 Nights ...

1st Day of School Mom's Morning Out with Fun 4 Ocala Kids

Moms, let's meet for coffee & doughnuts on the 1st day of school for Marion County! Bring your little ones ...

Salvation Army Drive-Thru Food Distribution

The staff and volunteers at The Salvation Army have been busy with preparations in an effort to share love and ...

Story Time Art at Picasso's Palette

Join us Mondays at 2pm for Storytime and Art! A different story each week with a related activity and a FREE ...

Bedtime Stories with Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA)

We will be hosting a video each night of bedtime stories with our MTRA Herd at 7 PM on Facebook! ...

Ocala Drive-In Movies

Two Great Features One Low Price Adults $6 Children ( 6-12) $3 Children 5 and Under Free .****Open 7 Nights ...

Photo Scavenger Hunt at Marion Oaks Community Center

Join us on Tuesdays for our one hour photo scavenger hunt! See flyer for details! Due to popular demand our "One ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Marion Oaks Community Center: 294 Marion Oaks Lane, Ocala, Florida 34473
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Toddler Tuesday at Just Kid'n Around

Join us for TODDLER TUESDAY! Come and play with us from 10-2. Pay your age for ages 4 and under!

Teaching Tuesday with Appleton Museum of Art

The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, is now presenting a weekly online Teaching Tuesday series featuring art ...

Get Crafty with Lynn Lilly & Crayola

Join Craft Box Girls by Lynn Lilly every Tuesday and Thursday at 1pm ET as she shows you fun and ...

Basketball Contest (Ages 10-17) at Marion Oaks Community Center

Coach Erick says.... Bring It! Who is the best basketball contest. Bring your basketball and something to stay hydrated for ...

Pet Paw Prints at Picasso's Palette

We can't think of a better way to show off your Fur-Baby during the Holidays other than their very own ...

Open Clay at Picasso's Palette

Have you missed one of our wet clay classes? Have you always wanted to learn how to work with clay? ...

Virtual Geekfest! Fandoms and Comic Club with Marion County Public Library

Join us virtually and explore the world of pop culture and comics with fellow fans. For teens ages 13-18. For more ...

Commander Casual Play at Goblin King Games

Every Wednesday is Commander day! Do you have what it takes to be the last one standing? Bring your friends ...

Turnpike Mike's Family DJ Bingo Night

Come play DJ Bingo with us every Wednesday night from 6pm-8pm at Turnpike Mike's At SummerGlen in Southwest Ocala. It ...

Summer Sweat Series at Paddock Mall

Join us every Thursday, July 16 through August 27 from 9 to 10 a.m. for free yoga classes with local ...

Homeschooler's Day Out at Just Kid'n Around

Homeschooler's get a Day Out at Just Kid'n Around For $2 OFF our Regular Admission EVERY WEEK! No time limits ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 2023 E. Silver Springs Blvd. #101, Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: Ages 0-2 $8.99 / Ages 3-10: $10.99
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Kickball With Coach Erick at Marion Oaks Community Center

Meet up with Coach Erick on the back grounds of the Marion Oaks Community Center at 2pm on Thursdays. Everyone ...

Basketball Contest (Ages 3-5) at Marion Oaks Community Center

Coach Erick says.... Bring It! Anyone who has meet Coach Erick knows he's super tall. So half pint players don't ...

Thursday Night Thunder at NewRed Hobbies

Indoor Off-Road Racing every Thursday at 7pm. Registration begins at 6pm. Inside the old warehouse is a world class off-road track ...

Doodle Along with Pzazz Art Studio and Crayola

Join P'zazz Art Studio every Friday at 1 PM ET on the Crayola Facebook Page for a colorful doodle along!

River Rhythms at Silver Springs State Park

Join us the 4th Friday of every month, for an evening full of music and entertainment featuring a live drum ...

Pokemon Club at Just Kid'n Around

Join us for Pokemon Club on Friday Family Fun Nights. A slice Pizza and Drink come with each paid admission. ...

Family Fun Night at Just Kid'n Around

Join us at Just Kid'n Around for Family Fun Night EVERY Friday! Fun, Food, Games, and More. FREE Slice ...

Kid's Night at Picasso's Palette

Do you need a date night with your loved one or just a night out with friends? Take some time ...

Free Comic Book Summer Saturdays at Bearded Browncoat Comics & Games

Our Free Comic Book Day this year will be spread over 9 Saturdays this summer starting July 18th! Every Saturday ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Saturday Tours

Fun animal adventures for the whole family! Get an up close view of 35 rare and endangered species (over 110 ...

Learn-2-Skate​ Classes at Skate Mania

Learn-2-Skate​ Classes (Beginner-Intermediate Class) ​$7 admission (includes skates, group lesson, & beginner session) $10 stay for the day pass includes the following ...

Saturday Afternoon Off-Road at NewRed Hobbies

Indoor Off-Road Racing. Registration starts at Noon. Inside the old warehouse is a world class off-road track made of gumbo clay. ...

Pokemon Casual Event at Bearded Browncoat Comics & Games

Come on down every Saturday from 12-3pm for some casual Pokemon action. This is a family fun event for all ...

Garlits RC Dragway at Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing Inc.

The Radio Controlled Drag Racing League will be holding racing events at the museum. From Test and Tunes to actual ...

Polo at the Park Sunday Match

Come out and enjoy a polo match at the Florida Horse Park! The perfect place to enjoy a tailgate with ...

Learn to Skate at Skate-A-Way South

Learn to Skate every Sunday for just $7! There's no commitment - you can pay as you go!

Florida International Teaching Zoo Tours

Why should you visit our zoo? First and foremost, you are helping to support our mission with your admission. Secondly, ...

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Florida International Teaching Zoo: 7725 FL 48, Bushnell, FL, 33513
  • Cost: Adults 14 and up: $9 donation / Seniors, Veterans and First Responders: $8 donation / Children 5-13: $7 donation / Kids Under 4: *FREE*
  • Website: www.floridazooschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Family Fun Sunday 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 ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Painting with a Twist: 4414 SW College Rd, Unit # 370, Ocala, FL 34474
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: paintingwithatwist.com
  • Category: Classes

Salvation Army Drive-Thru Food Distribution

The staff and volunteers at The Salvation Army have been busy with preparations in an effort to share love and ...

Story Time Art at Picasso's Palette

Join us Mondays at 2pm for Storytime and Art! A different story each week with a related activity and a FREE ...

Bedtime Stories with Marion Therapeutic Riding Association (MTRA)

We will be hosting a video each night of bedtime stories with our MTRA Herd at 7 PM on Facebook! ...

Family Fun Sunday 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 ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Painting with a Twist: 4414 SW College Rd, Unit # 370, Ocala, FL 34474
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: paintingwithatwist.com
  • Category: Classes
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