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Ocala Downtown Square

SE 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471
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Wonderful Place to Gather! Christmas, special events, etc!

There are so many things that go on throughtout the year here on the Downtown Square. There are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DIANA C
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ocala, United States
Small and nice

Quaint little area. Beautiful gazebo, but there was some trash. Lots of restaurants in the vicinity... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jake D
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Ocala's Downtown Square is an eclectic blend of restaurants, boutiques, salons, and art & cultural exhibits. Park your car and you are within 10 minutes walking distance of all of this and more. We have a fabulous historic movie theatre that plays 1st run movies, billiards hall, community theatre in a gorgeous histric building with several runs per year of Rock Horror Picture Show, tattoo parlors, diverse nightlife...you get the picture! Come on down and enjoy all the Downtown Square has to offer.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“farmers market” (12 reviews)
“small town” (11 reviews)
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SE 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471
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"christmas lights"
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"farmers market"
in 12 reviews
"small town"
in 11 reviews
"friday night art walk"
in 2 reviews
"nice city"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful lights"
in 2 reviews
"holiday mood"
in 2 reviews
"parking meters"
in 2 reviews
"huge christmas tree"
in 2 reviews
"micro brewery"
in 3 reviews
"movie theater"
in 5 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 3 reviews
"whole family"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
in 4 reviews
"gazebo"
in 16 reviews
"vendors"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many things that go on throughtout the year here on the Downtown Square. There are many restaurants here, lovely wine bars, Bistro's. It is worth going out on the weekends to check out these places.

Thank DIANA C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint little area. Beautiful gazebo, but there was some trash. Lots of restaurants in the vicinity and the valet is nearby. Seeing the horse statues was cool too.

1  Thank Jake D
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We love coming here and just meandering around. From the shops to the good restaurants there is plenty to do. Or you can just find a bench and watch the world go by. This is a nice quite place where you feel like the world...More

1  Thank Travelergirlfrom1972
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We like going out occasionally for a late movie and a snack. On First Fridays we will often see a show downtown and then walk along the streets and see all the vendor displays. Personally, I am a sucker for Writing Instruments. I have been...More

2  Thank mas194a
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Whether you are looking for great food or just a stroll around the square this is the place. They have something going on almost all the time, and if you choose to eat, the variety of restaurants can't be beat

3  Thank cruisinmimi
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

I loved the ambiance of the downtown park. I could sit at a bench, hang out in the gazebo, or walk across the lawn. I took lots of photos. Beautiful hanging flowers in baskets here too. I met a new friend, Tyrail in the park...More

Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Considering this is in a downtown large city it is very nice, actually a beautiful spot, with shops and restaurants surrounding it,

1  Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Went to the Friday night Art Walk on the square and visited some of the local hang outs. Saw Macey Mac perform.... what an amazing voice in such a small girl!

Thank Jim W
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Every winter Ocala has a "Cattle drive & Roundup" down through the downtown Ocala Downtown Square on to Tuscawilla Park. This morning we went to the Square to see it. I enjoy it and it's fun to watch the crowd when they come down the...More

Thank ginniedroz
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We walked around the downtown Ocala area, had a beer and a micro brewery and ate lunch. The area is not well defined but we made our way up and down a few streets. Parking meters are not enforced on the weekends which was a...More

Thank AnnualAdventurer
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Jeanne P
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Yes, leash law, pick up after.
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Claudia K
3 January 2015|
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Response from Beth H | Reviewed this property |
im not sure but it should be first week of january.i was not there on christmas.
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Claudia K
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Response from mdiv2001 | Reviewed this property |
The skating rink was open till 1/4. Not sure about the lights.
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