The FAO Board has golf carts ready to transport guests who need assistance or are handicapped. Enter through the main entrance of the Ocala Golf Club and follow the signs. Our volunteers will assist you from there.
FAFO has a pre-paid parking lot on NE 2nd Place. You must pre-purchase the tickets before the event. These spots sell out so please order early. You can also find parking spaces at the Ocala Library and all the surrounding areas around the Ocala Golf Club.
Due to the crowds, fireworks, and the City of Ocala ordinance, dogs — or any other pet — are not allowed to enter the event zone. Service dogs are allowed with proper paperwork which must be presented at the gate.
Yes, you may bring your own alcoholic beverages as well as your own food. If you prefer, you may purchase food from the many food vendors at the event.
Yes, you may come as early as 3 pm to place your blanket/chairs and save the perfect spot and then leave the event zone. The opening acts begin at 5 pm with the Ocala Symphony Orchestra beginning at 7 pm. The fireworks begin at approximately 8:45 pm.
FAFO has wonderful food trucks with a variety of food and beverages for purchase.
We also have a VIP section with a full menu and many amenities. Find out more about VIP tickets. These VIP tickets sell out quickly, please order early.
Adirondack Chairs are available to rent here. We have a limited amount of chairs and they do sell out quickly so please order early.