Things to Do with the Family in North Central Florida
Explore Ocala with the family! Visit the city parks, attractions, events and activities for the family in North Central Florida.
North Central Florida Family Events
at The Lake House
Join us for Snow Bash, A Castle Celebration Fundraiser! We invite you to celebrate the holiday season with a Florida Snow Day while helping raise funding and awareness for The Seed Foundation to support Our Seniors, Our Children and Our Veterans!
Little Run on the Prairie 5K
at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
Race will start promptly at 8:30am The Little Run on the Prairie 5K is a trail run through the historic and pristine Paynes Prairie. It is a community and family orientated event which is organized through a teen/ adult partnership.
Brunch With Santa
at Just A Cupcake Bakery & Cafe
Celebrate Christmas in Ocala and eat Brunch With Santa
Holiday Tree Lighting
at Thomas Center Galleries
On Saturday, Dec. 2, the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is hosting its annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration at the Historic Thomas Center.
Santa on the Square
at Ocala Recreation and Parks
A favorite family holiday program including a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, music, and snacks! Limit 250 people per night. Remember to bring you own camera to capture this special visit!
Light Up Inverness: Christmas Celebration
at Downtown Square Inverness
Join us for a Christmas spectacular event with snow, Santa and more.
Breakfast With Santa
at Citrus County YMCA
Bring the family to the Y for a pancake breakfast with Santa! Children will receive a gift, a photo op with Santa, and have the opportunity to create holiday crafts.