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A Floral Retrospective by Gregory Dirr

Ocala City Hall 151 SE Osceola Ave, Ocala

Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm - Boca Raton artist Gregory Dirr emphasizes environmental conservation in his interdisciplinary artworks. Using paint, multi-media resources, fabric and glass, Dirr’s works is a response to the world […]

Colorful Pleasures by Christine Dozier

Ocala International Airport 5770 SW 60th Ave., Ocala

Hours vary per airport operations - Ocala resident Dozier exhibits a variety of work including landscapes, abstracts, still life and animal portraits. She works in oils and acrylics and studied […]

A Dickens Christmas: The Urban Family’s Holiday Exhibition

Appleton Museum of Art 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala

Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12pm-5pm - The Urban family’s premiere collection of Christmas decorations includes beautiful trees, the popular miniature Dickens Village, plus nutcrackers, handmade caroler dolls and Santa dolls. A […]

Looking on the Brighter Side by Jennifer Weigel

Ocala Recreation and Parks 828 NE 8th Ave, Ocala

Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm - Weigel’s multi-media artwork includes drawings, fibers, installation, paint, video and more to explore themes of beauty, identity and memory. For more info, ocalafl.org/artincityspaces

Pops! Goes the Holidays

Reilly Arts Center 500 NE 9th St., Ocala

Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 3pm - For festive music, the Ocala Symphony Orchestra’s holiday concert is an Ocala tradition and sells out every year. Tickets are $15-$40; see reillyartscenter.com for more info.

Ongoing

BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art

Appleton Museum of Art 4333 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala

This zippy exhibition shows off the whimsical and fun artwork made of inflatables. Eight internationally renowned artists have work on display. For more info, appletonmuseum.org

Christmas Light Spectacular

Florida Horse Park 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala

This is a drive-thru show. Ticket prices are per carload and also include kids’ activities, live music, train ride, slides and inflatables and a visit with Santa. Food trucks will […]

HITS Ocala Holiday Premiere Horse Show

HITS Post Time Farm 13710 US Highway 27, Ocala

A hunter-jumper show culminates in a Grand Prix on Sunday with a $25,000 grand prize. Classes for youth riders, re-trained thoroughbreds, adult amateur riders and more. See hitsshows.com/Ocala for more […]

Winter Wonderland

World Equestrian Center 1390 NW 80th Ave, Ocala

Thursday through Sunday nights at the Grand Plaza. Holiday décor, carolers, balloon artists, face painting, live entertainment and the chance to meet Santa. Note: this is a paid parking event […]

Ocala Holiday Grinch Festival

Tuscawilla Art Park 213 Northeast 5th Street, Ocala

This holiday craft show offers local artists and vendors. Free admission for all. More info from Jason or Abby Hurwitz at (561) 929-0237.

Winter Polo Games

Florida Horse Park 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala

The Ocala Polo Club revs up the horsepower with their winter season start for Sunday afternoon matches through March. Free to the public. You can tailgate next to the polo […]

Belleview Christmas Parade

Lake Lillian Park Robinson Road north of SE Hames Road, Belleview

This year's parade route starts at Lake Lillian and Robinson Road and ends at 110th Street. Vendor booths and more. For more info, belleviewchristmasparade.com.

Marion Civic Chorale Concert

Fort King Presbyterian Fellowship Hall 13 NE 36th Ave, Ocala

Free admission for all for this Christmas concert performed by our community chorus. Donations welcomed to help fund the Grat L. Rosazza music scholarship. For more info, marionchorale.org