Ocala Family Events Calendar

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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.

Tours & informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations.

Family friendly shows and concerts.

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Auditions and casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18; and tryouts for all kinds of kids teams.

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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Drum Fit at Mary Sue Rich Community Center

Get fit and have fun at our DrumFit class. This 45 minute workout will focus on toning and strengthening using ...

Preschool Adventures Story Time at Reddick Public Library

Heigh-ho and away we go! A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers.

Family Story Time at Sankofa Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children of all ages and caregivers.

Family Story Time at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children with caregivers.

Family Story Time at Fort McCoy Public Library

What’s in that castle? Sipirrin the dragon will find out! Stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers. A variety of stories, ...

TOT Time at Silver Springs Shores Community Center

This is a free event for parents or guardians to bring children from birth to age four. During this time ...

Toddler Time at Belleview Public Library

A variety of stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers. For infants-age 2.

Preschool Story Time at Ocala Public Library Headquarters

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

Baking Suites Cooking Class

Individuals of all abilities can come out and play with Ocala Recreation and Parks! Our therapeutic recreation programs are designed ...

  • 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Mary Sue Rich Community Center at Reed Place: 1821 NW 21st Ave, Ocala, FL
  • Cost: $5 per class
  • Website: www.ocalafl.org
  • Category: Special Needs

MANGAlicious Teen Club at Ocala Public Library Headquarters

MANGAlicious Teen Club! Anime and manga fans, unite!

Family Story Time at Forest Public Library

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

Grandview Invitational at Florida Horse Park

Just imagine the possibility of 168 one ton horses in a ring at the same time, along with 21 world ...

Homeschool Hop at Sky Zone Ocala

Home School Hop- FIRST FRIDAY of each month (1-4pm) This is a great way to meet your child’s physical fitness ...

Hip Hop Jazz Courtyard Jams

Join us as we celebrate & highlight one Hip Hop Jazz icon each month, every Friday, beginning September 2022. Come ...

First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Ocala

The First Friday Art Walk takes place the first Friday of each month, September through May from 6 to 9 ...

Love of the Horse Ocala 5K

A beautiful course through one of Ocala's best horse ranches, a combination of road and field running! Love of a ...

Sensory Sensitive Sundays at Chuck E Cheese

Chuck E. Cheese is proud to support families who have children with autism and other special needs. Our Sensory events ...

Kids Workshops at The Home Depot

Join us the first Saturday of each month between 9 am – 12 pm for free in-person Kids Workshops. Can’t make ...

Dunnellon First Saturday Market In The Park

Starting November thru April. Come out to Ernie Mills Park in Dunnellon and shop our local vendors in a safe, ...

Walk-On Days at Wayne's World of Paintball

Wayne's World of Paintball will be open Saturdays and Sundays for Walk-On Paintball Games. Minimum age on the field - ...

Walk-On Days at Wayne's World of Paintball

Wayne's World of Paintball will be open Saturdays and Sundays for Walk-On Paintball Games. Minimum age on the field - ...

Ocala Sunshine Food and Art Festival

Bounce houses, food, vendors and more! We’re gearing up for our next event in just over a month ☀️ Come ...

Grandview Invitational at Florida Horse Park

Just imagine the possibility of 168 one ton horses in a ring at the same time, along with 21 world ...

Family Fun Classes 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 ...

Sunday Polo at Florida Horse Park

Join us every Sunday December 4th to March 26th for a polo match starting at 1pm! The best place to ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

African American Read-In Event at Fort McCoy Library

Celebrate a rich heritage of literature, film, music and art at the 33rd National African American Read-In. Readers, performers and ...

Mancala and More! at Sankofa Public Library

Play mancala and other classic tabletop games.

African American Read-In Event at Reddick Public Library

Celebrate a rich heritage of literature, film, music and art at the 33rd National African American Read-In. Readers, performers and ...

Brick City Adventure Park Monday Night Sports

Daylight Savings Time have you playing in the dark? Come join the Marion County Recreation Staff at Brick City Park ...

Homeschool STEAM and PE

Through Science, Tech, Engineering, Art and more, we want to show our kids that they can learn something new while ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Toddling Two's Story Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Bouncing Babies at Ocala Public Library Headquarters

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers. Infants-23 months.

Family Story Time at Marion Oaks Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children with caregivers.

Drum Fit at Mary Sue Rich Community Center

Get fit and have fun at our DrumFit class. This 45 minute workout will focus on toning and strengthening using ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Family Story Time at Sankofa Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children of all ages and caregivers.

Family Story Time at Fort McCoy Public Library

What’s in that castle? Sipirrin the dragon will find out! Stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers. A variety of stories, ...

Family Story Time at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children with caregivers.

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

TOT Time at Silver Springs Shores Community Center

This is a free event for parents or guardians to bring children from birth to age four. During this time ...

Toddler Time at Belleview Public Library

A variety of stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers. For infants-age 2.

Preschool Story Time at Ocala Public Library Headquarters

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

Breastfeeding Class at Advent Health

You want to provide nourishment and comfort to your newborn — and breastfeeding does both. You might already know the ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Family Story Time at Forest Public Library

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

Valentine's Latin and Artisan Market

Giveaways, bounce houses, DJ, photo ops, shopping and more!

Crafting Corner at Belleview Public Library

Create something wonderful! Jan. 13 Bracelet Making Feb. 10 Papercraft Valentines

Champions for Champions A Special Prom For the Brightest Stars

A special prom for the Brightest Stars. Dress to impress, come for fun entertainment and dance the night away with ...

Valentine's Day 5K

Sign Up before 2/4 to guarantee your t-shirt. Awards / Amenities: Male/Female Awards To All Adults – 3 deep (20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54, 55-59,60-64,65+) Child ...

Oldies But Goodies Classic Car and Bike Show at Homestead Park

The Annual Oldies But Goodies Classic Car & Bike Show with arts and craft vendors, food trucks, music and more!

UF/IFAS UF IFAS Family Day at the Dairy Farm

Family Day at the Dairy Farm is an open house for the general public and is organized by faculty and ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: 13515 Northwest County Road 237 Alachua, FL, 32615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Walk-On Days at Wayne's World of Paintball

Wayne's World of Paintball will be open Saturdays and Sundays for Walk-On Paintball Games. Minimum age on the field - ...

Brick City Anime Festival

Brick City Anime Festival is Ocala, Florida's Anime and Cosplay event! Our show will feature many events and activities during ...

Walk-On Days at Wayne's World of Paintball

Wayne's World of Paintball will be open Saturdays and Sundays for Walk-On Paintball Games. Minimum age on the field - ...

Spanish Springs Arts & Crafts Festival

We return to one of our most popular and well-attended shows in The Villages® community! The show will be located ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Brick City Anime Festival

Brick City Anime Festival is Ocala, Florida's Anime and Cosplay event! Our show will feature many events and activities during ...

Valentine's Family Fun Classes 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 ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Mancala and More! at Sankofa Public Library

Play mancala and other classic tabletop games.

Brick City Adventure Park Monday Night Sports

Daylight Savings Time have you playing in the dark? Come join the Marion County Recreation Staff at Brick City Park ...

TangSooDo at Marion Oaks Recreation Center

Join us for TangSooDo and get fit and healhy with the family!

Homeschool STEAM and PE

Through Science, Tech, Engineering, Art and more, we want to show our kids that they can learn something new while ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Toddling Two's Story Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Bouncing Babies at Ocala Public Library Headquarters

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers. Infants-23 months.

Family Story Time at Marion Oaks Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children with caregivers.

Drum Fit at Mary Sue Rich Community Center

Get fit and have fun at our DrumFit class. This 45 minute workout will focus on toning and strengthening using ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Family Story Time at Sankofa Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children of all ages and caregivers.

Family Story Time at Fort McCoy Public Library

What’s in that castle? Sipirrin the dragon will find out! Stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers. A variety of stories, ...

Family Story Time at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children with caregivers.

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

TOT Time at Silver Springs Shores Community Center

This is a free event for parents or guardians to bring children from birth to age four. During this time ...

Toddler Time at Belleview Public Library

A variety of stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers. For infants-age 2.

Preschool Story Time at Ocala Public Library Headquarters

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

Lunch With the Archaeologist

Bring a lawn chair, pack a lunch and join us for Lunch with the Archaeologist! We will be talking about ...

Library Closed Days and Holidays

Training/ Maintenance Day Feb. 17 All library locations closed.

Vintage Trucks Of Florida 10th Annual Truck Show

All Trucks welcome. Rain or Shine. Large Covered Pavilion. 24 hr on site camping available. Prize raffles and a 50/50 ...

The Ultimate Scale Truck Expo Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

USTE's mission is to connect manufacturers, artisans, and enthusiasts by using meaningful, person-to-person interactions for the betterment of scale modelers, ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Greek Festival at St Mark Greek Orthodox Church

St Mark Greek Orthodox Church is having their Annual Greek Festival! Authentic Greek food and pastries, Live Band, Folk Dancers, ...

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: St Mark Greek Orthodox Church: 9926 SE 36th Avenue, Belleview, FL 34420
  • Cost: $2 Donation |Children under 12: Free
  • Website: www.greekfestivalocala.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Grit Strength Challenge

Cross Fit style event is based on the life and activity of the 1800's soldier. Think Highland-Games or a strong-man ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Fort King National Historic Landmark | 3925 E Fort King St., Ocala, FL
  • Cost: Spectators are free
  • Website: www.ocalafl.org
  • Category: Sporting Events

Vintage Trucks Of Florida 10th Annual Truck Show

All Trucks welcome. Rain or Shine. Large Covered Pavilion. 24 hr on site camping available. Prize raffles and a 50/50 ...

SJRA Youth Rodeo at Williston Horseman's Park

Southern Junior Rodeo Association (Youth Rodeo).

Silver River Knap-In at Silver River Museum

The Silver River Knap-In and Prehistoric Arts Festival is the largest event of its kind in the southeast and takes ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Silver River Museum & Environmental Education Center: 1445 NE 58th Ave., Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: $8 per person, children 5 and under FREE
  • Website: silverrivermuseum.com
  • Category: Family Fun

The Ultimate Scale Truck Expo Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

USTE's mission is to connect manufacturers, artisans, and enthusiasts by using meaningful, person-to-person interactions for the betterment of scale modelers, ...

SJRA Youth Rodeo at Williston Horseman's Park

Southern Junior Rodeo Association (Youth Rodeo).

Silver River Knap-In at Silver River Museum

The Silver River Knap-In and Prehistoric Arts Festival is the largest event of its kind in the southeast and takes ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Silver River Museum & Environmental Education Center: 1445 NE 58th Ave., Ocala, Florida 34470
  • Cost: $8 per person, children 5 and under FREE
  • Website: silverrivermuseum.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Walk-On Days at Wayne's World of Paintball

Wayne's World of Paintball will be open Saturdays and Sundays for Walk-On Paintball Games. Minimum age on the field - ...

The Ultimate Scale Truck Expo Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

USTE's mission is to connect manufacturers, artisans, and enthusiasts by using meaningful, person-to-person interactions for the betterment of scale modelers, ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

African American Read-In: A Celebration of Black History Month at Sankofa Public Library

Visit our newest library site in the Mary Sue Rich Community Center at Reed Place and take part in the ...

Mancala and More! at Sankofa Public Library

Play mancala and other classic tabletop games.

Marion County Fair

Marion County Fair sponsored by Florida Kids Helping Kids. Tickets will be available through Dreamland Amusements. Times: February 16th: 5PM – 10PM February ...

Brick City Adventure Park Monday Night Sports

Daylight Savings Time have you playing in the dark? Come join the Marion County Recreation Staff at Brick City Park ...

Homeschool STEAM and PE

Through Science, Tech, Engineering, Art and more, we want to show our kids that they can learn something new while ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Toddling Two's Story Time at Reddick Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers.

Bouncing Babies at Ocala Public Library Headquarters

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers. Infants-23 months.

Family Story Time at Marion Oaks Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children with caregivers.

Drum Fit at Mary Sue Rich Community Center

Get fit and have fun at our DrumFit class. This 45 minute workout will focus on toning and strengthening using ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Family Story Time at Sankofa Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children of all ages and caregivers.

Family Story Time at Fort McCoy Public Library

What’s in that castle? Sipirrin the dragon will find out! Stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers. A variety of stories, ...

Family Story Time at Freedom Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children with caregivers.

Southeastern Youth Fair

THIS YEAR’S THEME: LET THE GOOD TIMES GROW! The Southeastern Youth Fair (SEYF) is the premier event for Marion County ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 2232 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, Florida
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: seyfair.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

TOT Time at Silver Springs Shores Community Center

This is a free event for parents or guardians to bring children from birth to age four. During this time ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Toddler Time at Belleview Public Library

A variety of stories, songs and activities for young children with caregivers. For infants-age 2.

Preschool Story Time at Ocala Public Library Headquarters

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

Southeastern Youth Fair

THIS YEAR’S THEME: LET THE GOOD TIMES GROW! The Southeastern Youth Fair (SEYF) is the premier event for Marion County ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 2232 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, Florida
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: seyfair.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Family Story Time at Forest Public Library

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

YALLA! at Ocala Public Library Headquarters

Be a part of your library and make the library experience a better one for all! Connect with other teens ...

Friday Foodie Fest at Lake Lillian

Foodie Fest will be held every fourth Friday of the month. Come out and enjoy a variety of food trucks ...

Southeastern Youth Fair

THIS YEAR’S THEME: LET THE GOOD TIMES GROW! The Southeastern Youth Fair (SEYF) is the premier event for Marion County ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 2232 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, Florida
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: seyfair.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

HeArt in the Park at Ocala Downtown Market

The Junior League of Ocala will be hosting a HeArt in the Park booth on Saturday, February 25, 2023 from ...

Walk-On Days at Wayne's World of Paintball

Wayne's World of Paintball will be open Saturdays and Sundays for Walk-On Paintball Games. Minimum age on the field - ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Saturday Morning Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Walking Tour: Adults $35 | Ages 2-11 are $15 | Under 2 are FREE | Motorized Vehicles: $65 (See website for limitations)
  • Website: www.carsonspringswildlife.org
  • Category: Informational & Tours

2023 Strawberry Festival at Brownwood Paddock Square

The Villages annual Strawberry Festival celebrates the transition from winter to spring, a time of renewal and color. Come Join ...

Southeastern Youth Fair

THIS YEAR’S THEME: LET THE GOOD TIMES GROW! The Southeastern Youth Fair (SEYF) is the premier event for Marion County ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 2232 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, Florida
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: seyfair.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Walk-On Days at Wayne's World of Paintball

Wayne's World of Paintball will be open Saturdays and Sundays for Walk-On Paintball Games. Minimum age on the field - ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

2023 Strawberry Festival at Brownwood Paddock Square

The Villages annual Strawberry Festival celebrates the transition from winter to spring, a time of renewal and color. Come Join ...

Mardi Gras Market at the Ocala Downtown Market

Enjoy shopping with multiple vendors and food trucks. There will be entertainment and activities for children and a Mardi Gras ...

Southeastern Youth Fair

THIS YEAR’S THEME: LET THE GOOD TIMES GROW! The Southeastern Youth Fair (SEYF) is the premier event for Marion County ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 2232 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, Florida
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: seyfair.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Mancala and More! at Sankofa Public Library

Play mancala and other classic tabletop games.

Brick City Adventure Park Monday Night Sports

Daylight Savings Time have you playing in the dark? Come join the Marion County Recreation Staff at Brick City Park ...

TangSooDo at Marion Oaks Recreation Center

Join us for TangSooDo and get fit and healhy with the family!

Southeastern Youth Fair

THIS YEAR’S THEME: LET THE GOOD TIMES GROW! The Southeastern Youth Fair (SEYF) is the premier event for Marion County ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 2232 NE Jacksonville Rd, Ocala, Florida
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: seyfair.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Homeschool STEAM and PE

Through Science, Tech, Engineering, Art and more, we want to show our kids that they can learn something new while ...

Read-a-Palooza

Join in on the reading fun! Pick up a reading log and track your daily reading activity. The reading and ...

Family Story Time at Marion Oaks Public Library

Stories, songs and activities for children with caregivers.

Bouncing Babies at Ocala Public Library Headquarters

A variety of stories, songs and activities for children and caregivers. Infants-23 months.

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