Arts & Entertainment
Arts, entertainment and events in Ocala and Marion County, Florida. Concerts, movie listings, entertainers, theatre performances, art shows and local happenings.
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Light Up Ocala is looking for vendors and parade participants for the 37th installment of its annual event, which returns to downtown Ocala on Saturday, November 20, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The City of Ocala Cultural Arts Office is looking or artist entries for the 6th Biennial Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Ten works will be selected for a two-year outdoor exhibition in Tuscawilla Park.
A new exhibit coming to the Appleton Museum of Art will highlight the work of an artist whose work is inspired by the female form.
Local bands and business owners hosted a benefit show that raised over $2,500 to benefit the Artistic Spectrum, a local nonprofit that seeks to provide an art therapy studio for all on and off the autistic spectrum.
The City of Ocala is partnering with the Magnolia Art Xchange to create a new mural at the Brick City Center for the Arts that highlight Ocala's history with eco-tourism.
"Works," a new "Art in City Spaces" exhibit by artist Aliye Cullu, opened on Tuesday, July 6 and will be on display through Friday, October 8 at the Ocala Recreation and Parks Department building. Read more details.
A Mother and son dance is coming to Marion Oaks on July 28.
The Reading with Rangers & Friends series, which features firefighters, police officers, park rangers, and other city staff reading books to children, is taking place this and every other Friday throughout the month of July at various parks in Ocala.
The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department will host an After Dark in the Park movie screening of The Karate Kid later this summer.
A metal benefit concert is coming to O'Malley's Alley this Saturday in support of the Artistic Spectrum, a new concept that hopes to create a space that enables children and adults with neurological and physical differences to express, connect, and heal through art therapy projects.
The City of Ocala will host a new mystery hunt game to commemorate National Parks and Recreation month.
The Ocala Recreation and Parks will be kicking off a new program at Fort King National Historic Landmark and Visitor Center.
This week is the last chance to check out “Spectrum of Creativity," an exhibit that highlights emerging, local artists. The exhibit is currently on display until July 7, 2021 in first and second floor of Ocala City Hall at 110 SE Watula Ave, Ocala FL 34471.
The Marion County Building Association will host a Casino Night later this summer.
The inaugural TBD Film Festival presented by Creating Foward, Inc. and The Reilly Arts Center in Ocala is coming to Ocala in October of 2021.
From protests, demonstrations, and marches, to art festivals, concerts, and city-hosted events, the Ocala Downtown Square is not only central in its location, but also in its cultural importance to the city.
Seeing Peacocks Through My Eyes: A Pop-Up Immersive Experience into Indian Culture will open a new exhibit in Ocala soon.
A new senior walking club is taking residents on tours of parks across the city of Ocala.
The Silver River Museum reopened earlier this summer. Read more about its hours of operation and new exhibit.
The Ocala/Marion County Visitors’ Bureau released a top ten list to rank what it believes are the most “Instagrammable spots” in the Ocala/Marion County area, including Silver Springs and Silver Glen Springs recreation areas. What spots do you know? Share your opinions and photos with us.