From commissioned murals, to an art park and artist in residence programs – Ocala has seen a surge in the art community over the past few years! There are many ways to enjoy art and culture in the Main Street District, but a few upcoming events are listed below.

Tuscawilla Art Park Series

The Tuscawilla Art Park, is located at 513 NE 5th Street, next to the historic Ocala Union Station. The City of Ocala Cultural Arts Department hosts an Art in the Park series every spring, and has an upcoming event on February 19th to unveil ten (10) new sculptures. Accompanied by live entertainment, artisan vendors, and food trucks, and sculpture tours, this event is free and open to the public.


Saturday, Feb. 19, 9 to 11 a.m. – Beginning of Bolted Art (BOBA) Brunch
Saturday, Feb. 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Sculpture Stroll Celebration
Friday, March 26, 6 to 9:30 p.m. – Frida After Dark
For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit

Arts & Culture in Downtown Ocala

During your shopping and dining in the downtown area, make sure to stop by some of these gems to view amazing art work!

Galleries located in the Main Street District:

Art Tour Throughout the Main Street District

Explore the public art our community has to offer by clicking the button below to access various virtual tours.

Ocala Public Art Tour

First Friday Art Walks

The First Friday Art Walk is a free event that takes place the first Friday of each month, September through May from 6 to 9 p.m. Click here for event map and more information.