As with most great achievements, Sholom Park began as a vision, born in the hearts of Sidney and Ina Colen. Inspired by a visit to Boston Gardens, Sholom Park was created for a purpose; to provide a place where the pursuit of inner peace and learning may be enhanced and enjoyed. Sholom Park is a privately owned park, open to the public. The park was named after Sidney Colen’s grandfather, Sholom, which is also the Hebrew word for peace. The park does not serve a political or religious agenda or belief system.

Sholom Park was designed as a place to find inner peace and to thrive in the Central Florida climate. The park requires little or no supplemental watering. Native plants are combined with cultivated ornamentals, perennials, and annuals creating a beautiful and resilient landscape. Sholom Park offers a place of natural beauty, comprised of meadows, woodland areas, added flowers and trees, as well as native wildlife for everyone to enjoy.

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Sholom Park is home to native wildlife including numerous bird species, making Sholom Park a birdwatcher’s paradise. Paved trails lead you through open prairies and under the shaded canopies of live oaks, hickories, and long leaf pine trees. Tribute benches are strategically placed throughout the park allowing guests a place to rest, relax, and reflect.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

From how to get here to where to park when you arrive, we have all the information you need to plan your visit to Sholom Park. Let us help make your visit to our park as easy as possible.

"It is our fondest hope that visitors to Sholom Park find it to be a model for peace, inner reflection and meditation. May young and old alike share the serene and magical beauty of this place."
-Sidney Colen, Sholom Park Founder

HOST YOUR NEXT EVENT
IN OUR BEAUTIFUL PARK

Sholom Park, a place of uncommon and breathtaking beauty, offers many settings for a memorable event or wedding experience. Whether you choose to wed in Sholom Park or host a birthday party, you can be certain that you will be surrounded by awe-inspiring splendor, and filled with lasting memories to come back to over and over again.

UPCOMING EVENTS

HAVE QUESTIONS?
NEED HELP?

We'd love to help answer any questions you may have. Contact us by phone or email listed below, or fill out our handy contact form, and one of our representatives will be in touch!

Phone: (352) 873-0848 ext.7650

 

Email: Info@SholomPark.org

 

Physical Address:
7110 SW 80th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34481

 

Mailing Address:
Horticultural Arts & Park Institute, Inc.,
8435 SW 80th Street, Suite 2, Ocala, FL 34481