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Perfect Christmas Display

First time I was able to visit the Square when it was decorated for Christmas. The lights and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Myers, Florida
Christmas Lights worth the drive from Villages

After reading the review from Janis H., I placed this on my must do list during our one week stay... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Webster, New York
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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...more
SE 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time I was able to visit the Square when it was decorated for Christmas. The lights and decorations were amazing. Perfect for families and couples to visit. After visiting the square there are plenty of spots for dinner and drinks.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

After reading the review from Janis H., I placed this on my must do list during our one week stay. It was a cold evening, so we headed up from the Villages, winter coats and all. It was worth the half hour trip! The lights...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

We drove to The Square early, got great parking, had dinner at a restaurant within walking distance of about 2 blocks and then walked back to The Square to admire the Christmas tree, lights, décor and ambiance. By the time we walked back after dinner...it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Janis H
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We stumbled around the area mainly taking pictures of the horse statues. Traffic moves slow, which is nice for all pedestrians. Plenty of shops and cafes. Homes nearby are beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Went downtown with the groomsmen for a small bachelor party. Good time for a small town. A few different bars in walking distance to bar hop. Pool hall and rooftop bar was fun. Memorable weekend with the boys.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank scottyprez
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Great restaurants unique, be sure to check out side streets for neat shops, regular evening art walks, like thift visit Brothers Keeper, old time movie theatre, Brick City Center for Art, great way to spend a morning

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Landscaping was well groomed and freshly watered. Park was trash free and well maintained. Impressed they has a charging station for electric cars.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank paulvK4708FQ
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A charming collection of unique shops and higher end restaurants outlining a pleasant green space. Ocala at its best

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TortugaFan28
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Nice Park with activities in Park on special holidays Always maintained and good atmosphere for adults or children

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank joycesA8377RY
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Jeanne P
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Response from DJinFla | Reviewed this property |
Yes, leash law, pick up after.
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.
Claudia K
3 January 2015|
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Response from mdiv2001 | Reviewed this property |
The skating rink was open till 1/4. Not sure about the lights.