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New Years Eve

Will be spending New Years Eve in Ocala on our way to South Florida. Was wondering if the city has any special events going on to celebrate that night?

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1. Re: New Years Eve

I google New Years Eve 2017 Ocala and found a couple places mentioned. Harry's Seafood bar & grill will be having an event, there is a comedy club (ocalamarion.com/event/…) doing one also and a few other places. However I could not find anything about the city hosting anything special.

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bornwithwheels

Thanks so much for taking the time to help me out. I guess not much going on.

Happy holidays

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3. Re: New Years Eve

Yeah, its a bit quiet in that area. Harrys is located in the historical area of town but it will most likely be crowded and very noisy as its noisy normally. They do have good food tho. You might check to see if any of the larger hotels are doing anything but there are only a couple of those. Gainesville may have more going on but will also be a lot of college kids partying.

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New Years eve there will be alot of people walking around downtown. It is very well lit with Christmas lights and music will be playing along with a skating rink.That morning there is a large farmers market two blocks from downtown with crafts, local honey, fruits, veges, this sort of thing. It is under cover so good rain or shine. A couple new busness downtown include , Brick City Southern Kitchen and Whiskey Bar just opened and it is very good BBQ along with a full bar. Ok for the kids and adults. Also, Tavern on the Square which is a higher end full bar for cocktails, very nice inside with live music but adults only, no food yet. Ocala website is " Feel Downtown which has some info including a calendar of events. Certainly not Time Square but very nice for small town fun. Welcome

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Jeff

New Years eve there will be alot of people walking around downtown. It is very well lit with Christmas lights and music will be playing along with a skating rink.That morning there is a large farmers market two blocks from downtown with crafts, local honey, fruits, veges, this sort of thing. It is under cover so good rain or shine. A couple new busness downtown include , Brick City Southern Kitchen and Whiskey Bar just opened and it is very good BBQ along with a full bar. Ok for the kids and adults. Also, Tavern on the Square which is a higher end full bar for cocktails, very nice inside with live music but adults only, no food yet. Ocala website is " Feel Downtown which has some info including a calendar of events. Certainly not Time Square but very nice for small town fun. Welcome

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Roadbike

Thanks for the insight. Will definitely try and make it downtown and enjoy the atmosphere.

Happy Holidays

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7. Re: New Years Eve

Thanks for posting some good info Roadbike. We were up there iOctober but never made it downtown. Good to know there are some new options.

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