Ocala is best known as "horse country" featuring hundreds of horse farms and rolling green pastures. It's home to the Ocala National Forest where you can enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, bird watching and other outdoor activities. Ocala and surrounding Marion County have some of the most beautiful freshwater streams and rolling hills and have been featured in Hollywood movies. Silver Springs State Park is one of Florida's most treasured landscapes. It's one of the largest artesian springs ever discovered. Enjoy glass bottom boat rides, kayaking and canoeing and all the beautiful views 365 days a year.
Events in Ocala
Pre Thanksgiving Harvest
at Silver Springs Shores Community and Youth Center - MSTU
Join Daniele Wiggins in her 6th Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Harvest from 12pm-3pm. Due to Covid-19 meals will be provided as to-go meals.
Thanksgiving Eve Party - The Lodge & LOFT
at The Lodge Ocala
Thanksgiving Eve 36 S Magnolia Ave Downtown Ocala The Lodge LOFT
Thanksgiving at Ipanema
at Ipanema Brazilian Steakhouse
Ipanema will be open for Thanksgiving dinner from 11:00 am - 6:30 pm!
at Country Club of Ocala
Bring the family and meet your friends at the Club for an easy and delicious Thanksgiving Day Brunch!
at La Cuisine French Restaurant, Ocala, FL
Wether you prefer a curbside delicious traditional take out dinner or have dinner with us, inside or on the patio, we will be open again this year from noon to 5pm last seating.
Tribute Elvis ' I'll Be Home For Christmas
at 4850 S Pine Ave Find Tickets
World Champion Elvis Tribute Artist and Las Vegas Headliner Ted Torres Martin performs the Best of Elvis Christmas Songs and More Live .
Reindeer Run 5K to Benefit Boys & Girls Club of marion County
at CenterState Bank
The 41st Annual Reindeer Run, hosted by CenterState Bank and Ocala Runner's Club, to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Marion County.
Ugly Sweater Party
at Charlie Horse | Ocala
Ugly Sweater Party