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A beautiful night view of downtown Ocala.
A violinist performing at Art Walk.
Two people enjoying Art Walk.
A woman admiring a painting.
A man posing with artwork.
Ladies Dancing in long dresses on the Square.
A beautiful view of the Art Walk at night.

First Friday Art Walk

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The First Friday Art Walk takes place the first Friday of each month, September through May from 6 to 9 p.m. First Friday Art Walk is a free event located within Ocala’s historic downtown. Event festivities include over 30 artist displays, monthly live entertainment, free family art activities provided by local arts organizations and extended shopping hours. The public is invited to enjoy an evening of art, live performances, and downtown shops and restaurants. Pick up your map on the square and take a self-guided tour of local artists displaying their works for sale in front of our downtown business. Stop to take in the performing artists stationed along the way.

Next Art Walk is October 4, 2019. Featuring Nino Castenada at the square with Intermission performances by Benson Academy of Dance. Coco will also be playing at Citizen's Circle, so bring your kids and make an evening of it!


Thank you to our Sponsors!


 98.5 KTK Radio Station

 Marion Cultural Alliance

The Mustard Seed Collection 

 Brick City Bicycles

 Ivy House Restaurant and Catering

 Ocala Civic Theater

Ocala's Chocolate and Confections 

 Reilly Arts Center

Want to be a part of the Ocala Art Walk?

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  New Art Walk Logo


Please visit our Facebook page for all the latest updates on this event. 

For additional information, contact the Cultural Arts Office at 352-629-8447, 
or email



Prospective artists, please check out our video ART WALK 101! This informative  session reveals helpful tips and advice for setting up your display location.




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