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Ford & Mustang Roundup Recap

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Recorded Live at the 20th Annual Ford & Mustang Roundup. Take a look at some great automobiles from original, fully stock classics to one of a kind modern custom works of automotive art. Just one of the events this year at Silver Springs State Park. Read More »

Ocala Horse Properties Granted Naming Rights for New Stadium at HITS Post Time Farm


HITS, Inc. is pleased to announce that the new stadium at HITS Post Time Farm in Ocala, Florida will be named The Ocala Horse Properties Stadium beginning with the 2014 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit, which runs January 15 through March 24. “We at Ocala Horse Properties are very excited about this announcement and are committed to helping grow the horse show circuit here in ... Read More »

20th Ford & Mustang Roundup at Silver Springs

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  Fire up your engines and cruise out to Silver Springs State Park this weekend for the 20th Annual Ford and Mustang Car Show. The event, which has become an Ocala tradition, is the largest annual Ford and Mustang show in the Southeastern United States. “If we have good weather, we could easily expect 800 to 900 cars,” Rick Schmidt ... Read More »

The Waters of Silver Springs

Glass Bottom Boat on the Silver River

The waters of Silver Springs are still flowing, the cormorants are still out sunning themselves on logs, and the famous glass bottom boats are still gliding over the head spring. While on the surface things appear as they always have, October of 2013 has sent ripples of change throughout the park, which will affect it for years to come. Silver ... Read More »

Willie Nelson to Perform at Silver Springs State Park

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Ocala, FL — Country-music icon Willie Nelson will kick off his 2014 U.S. tour by performing to thousands of fans at the Silver Springs State Park’s Twin Oaks Amphitheatre on Saturday, February 1, 2014, announced Park CEO Bryan Fogelman. “World class talent like Willie Nelson is the kind of live entertainment envisioned for this landmark venue that accommodates up to 15,000 people,” ... Read More »

Silver Springs Adds 7:30 Laser Show & Local Discount

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The Holiday Lights and Lasers Celebration is in full swing out at Silver Springs State Park wowing crowds with stunning visual effects and family friendly entertainment. In response to guest requests, Silver Springs Management is adding a third show to it’s weekend evening line up. Gates open at 6pm and shows start at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 pm. Stay for ... Read More »

The 1st Annual Laser Light Show at Silver Springs State Park

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Cooler weather is inching its way down toward Central Florida, signaling the turn of the seasons at long last. With the holidays ahead of us and travel arrangements being made, Silver Springs State Park is gearing up to offer your family a variety of festive activities that will make even those visiting in-laws smile. Throughout the month of December, the park ... Read More »

Yankees and their future in Ocala

Artist rendition of the new statium design

Thursday, November 21st the County Commission met once again to hear the City voice it’s concerns, present questions, and show support for the possible Minor League Yankee Stadium that is being considered for Ocala. Known as Project Home Run, this venture, which has been in the works for two years now, proposes the construction of a 38 acre baseball complex ... Read More »

November’s 1st Friday Art Walk Ushers Holidays

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November’s First Friday Art Walk on Friday, November 1st, ushered in the upcoming holiday season. The day before was Halloween, and later that evening, and the following evening, there would be many more Halloween celebrations. Thanksgiving beckoned, and Christmas is right around the corner. Folks strolled the streets around the Downtown Square, visiting the many artists positioned throughout the area. ... Read More »

Breeders Cup Events at Hilton of Ocala


While Ocala is recognized the world over as a major center of racehorse breeding and training, at home, the distinction is met mostly with apathy. Starting in November, the Hilton of Ocala hopes to start changing that with a Breeders’ Cup party. The event, a celebration of the nine races worth $19.5 million which will run on Nov. 2 at ... Read More »