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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,

Pac West Barrel Race Show

Southeastern Livestock Pavilion 2232 N Jacksonville Rd, Ocala

Multiple races with great prizes and exciting action. Free to spectators; food and drink options onsite. For more info, see

Run for the Ribbons Thoroughbred Transformation Expo

Florida Horse Park 11008 South Hwy 475, Ocala

Thoroughbred horses coming off the job need new careers and Run for the Ribbons is a charitable group helping to train and place these equine athletes. This show will feature […]

“Sleighin’ It: A Holiday Cabaret”

Ocala Civic Theatre 4337 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala

Friday and Saturday 7pm; Sunday 1:30 pm - Students from the theatre’s Creative Arts Student Troupe will perform on the OCT outdoor stage, slated as a festive cabaret to celebrate […]

“Emmanuel, God with Us!”

Charles R. Dassance Fine Arts Center 3001 Southwest College Road, Ocala

Saturday 2pm & 7pm; Sunday 2pm - The Light of Joy Ballet Company performs this classic dance. The performance is free to all; seating is first-come, first-served. More into at […]


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,

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 […]

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 200 Lions Flea Market

Bank OZK 8375 SW State Road 200, Ocala

The club hosts multiple booths full of goods, along with food and drink for purchase. The club also welcomes donations of non-perishable food items for Interfaith Emergency Services, pop top […]

Yoga in the Park

Sholom Park 7110 SW 80th Ave, Ocala

Stretch out by the Sholom Park stage; recurs every Saturday morning. Visit for details.

Ocala Farmers Market

Ocala Downtown Market 310 SE 3rd St, Ocala

A variety of vendors offer local fruits and vegetables, meats and seafood, fresh pasta, honey, jewelry, baked goodies, and arts and crafts. Check out some local food trucks and the […]

Farmers Swap Meet

Rural King 2999 NW 10th St, Ocala

A true farmers swap meet where chickens, ducks, quail, goats, turkeys, rabbits and sometimes even ponies are available along with horse tack, home-grown plants, produce and hand-crafted items. Booth types […]

Ocala Christmas Parade

McPherson Complex 801 SE 25th Ave,, Ocala

This year’s theme is “Hometown Christmas.” This is one of the nation’s oldest and largest nighttime parades. For details, including bleacher seating info, go to

Mark Smythe

The Yellow Pony at The World Equestrian Center 1390 NW 80th Ave, Ocala

The Big Bad

Homestead Park 1050 NE 6th Blvd., Williston