Feb 25 2023


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fun at the Park: 4th Annual Gnome & Fairy Festival

EVENT PARKING $5 (cash only)

Saturday, February 25, 2023

1pm to 4pm

                                                Click here to view the Festival Map PDF.


Mystical Music:

Enjoy the entertaining and mystical sounds of the O’POSSUMS, featuring Irish music and stories from 1 to 4 p.m on the Sholom Park stage. The Irish Echoes will keep you entertained with the high steps and kicks of traditional Irish-Step-Dancing.


Enchanted Forest:

Do you believe in fairies? Experience the magic of make believe and imagination as you search high and low for hidden fairy doors in the Enchanted Forest. Read a story about the fairy that lives behind each magical door. Be on the lookout for the mischievous gnomes hiding throughout the park.

Fairytale Lane:

Make your way down Fairytale Lane to the Sholom Park pergebo where you will find our very own Fairy Godmother. Experience the enchanting tales and fantastical stories of fairies, gnomes and other mythical creatures.


Whimsical World:

Let your fairy tale fantasies come to life in the Whimsical World of Fantasy. Meet unicorns, Lily and Lancelot, or get up close to Skippy the Dragon, a 20-foot-long smoke breathing dragon.

Magical Marketplace:

Magical merchants will be selling mystical merchandise, whimsical services, and fantastical fares. Shop for handmade trinkets, jewelry, art and more with local merchants.

List of Participating Merchants
  • Big City Pizza
  • Big Lee’s – Serious About Barbecue
  • Enchanted Fairy Houses
  • Girl Scouts West Central Florida
  • Heavens Blossoms Party Décor
  • Kelly Garcia Creations
  • Kona Ice Ocala
  • Picasso’s Palette
  • Pine Cone Crazy
  • Punk Peony Creations
  • Rollin Sliders
  • Squeezy Lemonade
Event Partners:

Our participating event partners will host a variety of free fairy friendly activities and magical arts and crafts.

  • Early Learning Coalition of Marion County
  • Ocala Rocks Official
  • Woodbaby Workshop
  • Fun 4 Ocala Kids
  • Foster Florida Ocala
  • Kimberly’s Center