City of Ocala, FL

11/29/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/30/2023 17:39

UPDATE: Ocala Recreation and Parks Department Hosting 'Legends of Yule'

OCALA, Fla. (Nov. 29, 2023) - Parking for 'Legends of Yule' has been moved to the Fort King Tennis Center, 3301 E. Fort King St. A tram will run approximately every 15 minutes to transport visitors to the event.

Tickets for 'Legends of Yule' are still available at www.fortkingocala.com/legends.

For more information, please visit www.ocalafl.gov/recpark, call the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department at 352-368-5517, or follow @OcalaRecPark on Facebook.

(The original media release distributed on Oct. 18, is below for reference)

OCALA, Fla. (Oct. 18, 2023) - The Ocala Recreation and Parks Department along with the Fort King National Historic Landmark will host the first annual 'Legends of Yule' at Fort King National Historic Landmark, 3925 E. Fort King St., Saturday, Dec. 2, 6 to 10 p.m.

Step back into history to meet the legends of winters' past. Storytellers will share early 19th-century worldly traditions carried to Fort King during the Seminole War. Enjoy a cozy lantern-lit experience with a warm beverage and friends. It will be a jolly good evening!

This is a ticketed event and must be purchased online. Walk-up ticket sales will not be available on the night of the event. General admission is $10 per person. Ticket can be purchased here.

Guests can enjoy two great events on the same weekend. 'Festival at the Fort' will occur Saturday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Discounts are available for guests purchasing 'Legends of Yule' and 'Festival at Fort King' tickets together. A three-dollar discount will be applied to the total purchase price and must be combined at the point of sale to receive the discount. A limited number of discounted tickets will be available and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Festival tickets may be used either Saturday, Dec. 2, or Sunday, Dec. 3. 'Legends of Yule' tickets are only valid on Saturday, Dec. 2.

Guests are encouraged to park at Powhatten Park located at 3800 SE Third Street. Free shuttles will be running continuously throughout the event for pickups and drop-offs. A special tram will be available for handicapped or disabled guests only.

For more information, please visit www.ocalafl.gov/recpark, call the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department at 352-368-5517, or follow @OcalaRecPark on Facebook.