Holiday events across North Central Florida may look a bit different this year because of COVID-19 precautions. Below you can find a list of events your family can safely visit and enjoy throughout the month.

Dec. 3 – 17 (select nights): Santa on the Square – Santa will be available for photos in the Downtown Square gazebo in Ocala Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Pre-registration is required for a socially distanced photo with Santa. For reservations, contact

Dec. 3-24: Cottom Farm’s Christmas Village- Hayride, light maze, Santa’s house tour, 6-9pm nightly. Last hayride leaves at 8:30pm.

Dec. 4 -18 (select nights): Holiday movies series in Ocala – Movies are free to attend; hot cocoa will be available on a first come, first served basis. Attendees should bring their own chairs.

– The Muppet Christmas Carol, Dec. 4, 7 p.m., Citizens’ Circle, 110 SE Watula Ave.
– The Polar Express, Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Tuscawilla Art Park, 213 NE Fifth St.
– Elf, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., Tuscawilla Oak Grove, 500 NE Ninth St.

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