Discover Ocala & Marion County

Discover classic Florida charm where you can relax all day or take on a spirited adventure. You can catch your first fish, find an antique treasure, zoom high above the the trees on one of the area zip lines, or enjoy a leisurely river cruise.

In 2007 Ocala and Marion County was officially named the "Horse Capital of the World," because of the County's involvement in equestrian events and its record of producing some of the finest champions in the sport. Of course, it helps that the climate and the soil is perfect for morning horses.

Check out all there is to do in this beautiful city and county.

Here’s a sampling of various public events in and around the area this year.

2019 Special Events in Ocala Area.

12/13/18 to 12/30/18 Annual Trains at the Holidays Beloved Central Florida Tradition
1/4/2019 Holidays on the Square Horse Country Carriage Tours
1/12/19 Ocala Downtown Market Diverse Array of Farmers, Artisans, Craftspeople, and Food Trucks
1/19/19 The Manhattans Songs that made them famous: I Wanna Be. Searching for My Baby. And more.
2/1/19 First Friday Art Walk The First Friday Art Walk takes place the 1st Friday of each month.
2/6/19 Line Dancing  Forest Community Center