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Friday, June 2, 2023

‘Legends of the Fort’ rescheduled due to inclement weather

Due to the potential of inclement weather this weekend, the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department’s “Legends of the Fort” event has been rescheduled.

“Legends of the Fort” will now take place on Saturday, May 13, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fort King National Historic Landmark, which is located at 3925 E Fort King Street in Ocala.

The event will feature a one-hour guided lantern tour that will provide tales from the past while guests learn about the grounds of Ocala’s Seminole War historic site. The group tours will depart every 15 minutes.

Attendees will be able to partake in old-fashioned games such as checkers, horseshoes, and cornhole, and live music will round out an evening of fun. Refreshments will also be available for purchase.

This is a ticketed event. General admission is $10 per person, and children ages 5 and under get in for free. Tickets are available online, and each tour slot is limited in capacity.

All previously purchased tickets for this event will be honored on the new date. Any guests who are unable to attend on the rescheduled date may request a refund by calling 352-368-5533.

Parking for the event will be located on NE 41st Avenue. Traffic signs will be available to direct incoming guests to the parking area, and the marked walking trail will be used to enter the event. There will be no onsite parking at the park.

A special ADA-compliant golf cart will be available to transport handicapped or disabled guests to the entrance of the event.

For more information, visit the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department website or call 352-368-5517.