Art Walk is a free event and takes place the Friday of each month from September through May. Located within Ocala’s historic downtown, available are free family art activities ( by the Appleton Museum of Art, Painting with a Twist, Marion County Public Library, Karate America Ocala, Animis Foundation and the Discovery Center. ) , extended shopping hours for the downtown shops, and live exhibits from local artists. Get yourself a portrait done by any of our local artisits, and support them by buying pieces of their art from them! These activities will be located at Ocala Homes and Farms Realty located at 108 E Fort King St.
The First Friday Art Walk returns to downtown Ocala Friday, Oct. 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. and will include the following special performances and activities:
- 6 to 9 p.m. – Live music by Chris Ryals on the main event stage located at the downtown square near the gazebo.
- 7 p.m. – Contemporary dance performance by West Port High School’s MCCA Dance Program.
- 8 p.m. – The Arts District Studio will present a zombie-themed dance performance.
- Free hands-on art activities for all ages will be provided throughout the event by 98.5 KTK, Appleton Museum of Art, Art Army of Ocala, Discovery Center, Karate America Ocala, Marion County Public Library, the Ocala Chippers and Painting with a Twist.