Fall is here and the kids are back in school. Maybe eventually we will have some cooler weather, but being Florida it could be 95 for Thanksgiving. However, fall does mean that the Ocala/Marion County area has lots of fun fall activities.
The 44th Annual Micanopy Fall Festival will take place October 27-28 from starting at 9 am both days. Many artists, crafter and musicians from the local areas as well as from around the state participate. Come enjoy the town time forgot. The festival is free.
McIntosh 1890s Festival will be held on October 20th starting at 8am. There will be over 280 vendors offering crafts, holiday decorations and food.
Fine Arts for Ocala (FAFO)’s 52nd Annual Ocala Arts Festival will be held in downtown Ocala the last weekend of October. The festival takes place from Citizens Circle and to the downtown square shutting down traffic for two days. However it is completely worth it. It draws over 25,000 visitor each year as artists compete for over $22,000 in awards. Besides art, there are also performances by musicians, school choirs and dance groups and much more. It is an event not to be missed.
Kids and adults alike will enjoy Coon Hollo Corn Maze in MIcanopy. Open Friday - Sunday October 5th - November 4th. More than just a corn maze enjoy other farm fun like the burlap sack slide, corn cribs, pasture putt-putt and the pig races. Admission price is $10 with children under 3 free.