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Local dance group inviting residents to attempt at record-breaking ‘Thriller’ dance

Ocala Thriller, the largest simultaneous dance event, will be held on October 12, 2019, from 5 – 10 p.m. in Downtown Ocala. This event sponsored by Extensions Dance Studio and Just Entertainment Inc.

Ocala Thriller is put on annually to try and break the Ocala record of the largest simultaneous dance with Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” People of all ages come dressed up as zombies and dance to this iconic song. This is a family-friendly event and everyone is welcome.

Don’t know the thriller dance don’t worry. Extensions Dance studio will hold rehearsals. Time and dates to be announced.

If you are wanting to be a dancer it is only $5.00 for advance sign up and $7.00 the night of the event.

Vendor space is available for $100.00. Bring your products or merchandise to show off to Ocala. Vendors must provide own table/tent, extension cord, duct tape, and candy for kids & Festive Decorations. Tent can be no larger than 10×10

Booth Decoration Contest-register at Just Entertainment Booth. Prizes will be awarded to the winner.

All proceeds to benefit Just Entertainment, Inc. a non-profit organization. Come out and be a part of the biggest fall event in Ocala.

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