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.
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.
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!
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.
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
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
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!
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.
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!