Marion County is excited to celebrate its 175th anniversary in 2019, with a community festival taking place March 30. Organizations that want to participate in telling Marion County’s story in a fun, informative and interactive way are invited to have their own booth at the event.

Those who wish to join in the festivities are asked to fill out a participation form by Dec. 31. Email completed forms to, or drop off in person at Marion County Administration, 601 SE 25th Ave., Ocala.

To download the form and for additional information as planning progresses, please visit

Organizations and individuals are also encouraged to have celebrations of their own which can be indicated on the participation form. The county will offer promotional assistance with those additional celebrations.