Marketing and Public Communication Office
Welcome to the City of Ocala's News and Press Release page. Here you will find press releases from the City of Ocala's Office of Public Communication. If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please contact Katie Hunnicutt, Marketing and Communication Manager at 352-401-3978 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Ocala is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Community Cash Sponsorship Program through Tuesday, May 1
03/09/2018 9:44 AM
As part of the 2018-2019 Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition, the City of Ocala hosted the Tuscawilla Sculpture Stroll Celebration Saturday, March 17 at the Tuscawilla Art Park.
03/23/2018 4:05 PM
The First Friday Art Walk returns to downtown Ocala Friday, April 6 from 6 to 9 p.m.
03/22/2018 11:43 AM
Public Meeting: Potable Drinking Water Utility Service for Carriage Hill, Bellwether and Windstream Communities
The City of Ocala will host a public meeting for residents of Carriage Hill and Bellwether communities and Windstream Wednesday, March 28 at 6 p.m.
03/19/2018 12:33 PM
Ocala Electric Utility, in partnership with Energy Saving Trees, an Arbor Day Foundation Program, will provide residents with one free tree now through Thursday, May 31 while supplies last.
03/16/2018 11:20 AM
The fifth annual Brick City Beer and Wine Festival will be held Saturday, March 31 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Citizens’ Circle located at 151 SE Osceola Ave.
03/12/2018 8:45 AM
In preparation for the NE Eighth Avenue Road Diet Project expected to begin in April 2018, the City of Ocala will host a community meeting Wednesday, March 14 at 6 p.m. at Ocala Union Station located at 531 NW First Ave.
03/09/2018 4:52 PM
An opening reception for ‘Florida Ice,’ a solo exhibit by Kay Sorensen, will be held Friday, March 16 at 12:30 p.m. at City Hall, 110 SE Watula Ave.
03/07/2018 9:26 AM
City of Ocala to Survey Residents on Quality of Life, Satisfaction with Services and Council Pay Adjustment
The City of Ocala will survey a random sample of residents during the month of March to better understand their opinions on quality of life, satisfaction with City services and a salary adjustment for the Ocala City Council.
03/02/2018 4:48 PM
The City of Ocala will host the Tuscawilla Sculpture Stroll Celebration Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tuscawilla Art Park located at 223 NE Fifth St.
03/01/2018 9:55 AM
The City of Ocala is providing residents with free tire disposal Saturday, March 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
02/26/2018 3:44 PM
The City of Ocala splash pads located at Citizens’ Circle, 151 SE Osceola Ave., and Lillian Bryant Park, 2200 NW 17th Pl., will reopen to the public Saturday, March 10.
02/20/2018 2:34 PM
The First Friday Art Walk returns to downtown Ocala Friday, March 2 from 6 to 9 p.m.
02/19/2018 10:36 AM
The City of Ocala has implemented changes to its metered parking program downtown. These recommended modifications were made in response to feedback from citizens and downtown business owners and are intended to create more available on-street parking adjacent to, or in close proximity of, downtown
02/16/2018 4:57 PM
A dedication ceremony will be held Friday, Feb. 16 at 11 a.m. for Jim Kirk Park.
02/14/2018 9:19 AM
Sessions will be held Thursdays, April 5 through June 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at various locations throughout the city.
02/09/2018 9:37 AM
The Discovery Center’s newest exhibit, Wild Weather, is currently open to the public and will be on display through Saturday, April 28 at the Discovery Center located at 701 NE Sanchez Ave.
02/07/2018 8:26 AM
The playground at Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave., will be temporarily closed for maintenance beginning Monday, Feb. 5.
02/02/2018 12:38 PM
The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department will host the annual Cattle Drive and Cowboy Round-Up event Saturday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave.
02/02/2018 9:50 AM
Thursday, Jan. 25, the City of Ocala received the results of the Insurance Services Office (ISO) Public Protection Classification (PPC™) evaluation. The report indicated the City of Ocala would improve from a Class 3/8B to an improved rating of 2/2Y for fire insurance.
01/31/2018 10:33 AM