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As the warm summer months give way to cooler days, family festivals and fall activities begin! Read below to learn about some exciting happenings around Black Prong this fall.

Red White and Blues Farm Fall Festival

Every weekend in October, Williston: Includes a pumpkin patch, games for kids, u-pick sunflower patch, petting zoo, live music, and food trucks.

Kirby Family Farm Scary Train

Every weekend in October, Williston: It’s a scary train ride and more nerve-rattling, heart pumping, exciting experiences including woods trails, haunted houses, and other mazes of frights! Experience 5 attractions at Kirby Farm on weekend nights in October! There is also a kid-friendly Halloween party on October 23rd and 30th.

Howl-O-Ween Party

Oct. 27, Ocala: Come join the Humane Society of Marion County for a fun night with your pup!. You are welcome to dress up yourself and your dog as there will be a fun costume contest. There will be trunk-or-treat for the kids, refreshments, games, vendors, and a costume contest for everyone!


Oct 29, Ocala: The Ocala Downtown Market will be hosting Horse-O-Ween again this fall, a fun family activity where horses of all breeds are dressed up in costumes and available to meet and greet. There will be vendors, live music, food trucks, carriage rides, and kids trick-or-treating!

 Micanopy Fall Festival 

October 30-31, Micanopy: This quiet little town bustles with activity as the vendors pour into town and fill Cholokka Boulevard. Many local artists, crafters, and musicians participate in the festival, as well as other artists from across the southeast.

GCM Food Fest

November 4, Gainesville: Fall is here and it’s time to get outdoors and get your food on! Savor food from 30+ great restaurants, listen to live music by Elio and have fun while playing a game of cornhole.

Swallowtail Farm Fall Festival

November 6, Gainesville: An extra-special celebration of all that’s good and green and local, at the new Swallowtail Farm. The best in local music, food, brews and knowledge. Farm tours, workshops, and music all day. A family-friendly outdoor farm festival to remember all the truly good things right here in Gainesville

Downtown Festival & Art Show

November 6-7, Gainesville: North Florida’s art scene swings into high gear on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. along the streets of historic downtown, Gainesville.  It will be a celebration of art and creativity complete with live music, performing arts, and a spectacular array of food

4th Annual CountryWay Town Square Pro Rodeo

November 19-20, Newberry:  Come out to Newberry for this PRCA-sanctioned rodeo and two nights of unforgettable action starting at 8 pm nightly.

Light Up Ocala

Nov 20, Ocala: Light Up Ocala will have over 100 vendors including crafts, art, and food options. There will be festive live entertainment, an interactive kids zone, and the Junior Sunshine holiday parade with a special appearance by Santa, but the main event will be lighting up downtown Ocala!

2021 Yankeetown Seafood Festival

November 20-21, Yankeetown: Located on the Withlacoochee River just a short drive away from the Gulf of Mexico, the Seafood Festival supports the Florida Lions club. In addition to a variety of seafood and other delicious foods, there will be art & craft vendors with something for everyone.

Kirby Family Farm Christmas Train

Weekends November 26-Dec 26. You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby Family Farm property on our authentic, narrow-gauge historic locomotive. But The Christmas Train is so much more than a train ride!