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Ocala Saddles Up for Cattle Drive, Cowboy Round-Up and Duck Derby!

Saddle up cowboys for the Ocala Cattle Drive and Cowboy Round-Up is about to head on into town.


Ocala Cattle Drive, Cowboy Round-Up and Duck Derby


The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department will once again, host the annual Cattle Drive and Cowboy Round-Up from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on February 11.


Start the morning off watching real cowboys drive Florida cracker cattle through Downtown Ocala to Tuscawilla Park.


The cattle drive will start in downtown Ocala, near the intersection of Southeast Third Avenue and Southeast Eighth Street and will end at Tuscawilla Park.


Everyone is invited and encouraged to line the streets to watch the unique spectacle of cowboys drive the cracker cattle through downtown Ocala, so dust off your cowboy hat and shine up your boots for Ocala's annual Cattle Drive and Cowboy Round-Up is heading to town.


Ocala Cattle Drive, Cowboy Round-Up and Duck Derby

Plus, you don't eat to miss the Marion Rotary Duck Derby taking place at 1 PM on Lake Tuscawilla.


Rubber ducks will race across the pond and if your lucky duck is one of the first to cross the line you will win a cash prize! Proceeds benefit the Discovery Center.



Ocala Cattle Drive, Cowboy Round-Up and Duck Derby

Mark your calendars and join in on a hollerin' good time!



The event will feature live entertainment, cowboy demonstrations, mechanical bull rides, a farm animal petting zoo, a kids’ corral with family-friendly games, antique tractors and trailers and more




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