Ocala, Florida – Head on down to the Cattle Drive and Cowboy Round-Up event Saturday, February 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave.
The cattle drive, hosted by the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department, will begin at 9 a.m. near Jesse’s Computers and Repair located at 300 SE Eighth St. The cattle will come down SE First Ave., cross Silver Springs Blvd., then turn toward Tuscawilla Park along Watula Ave.
Admission to this event is free and the public is invited and encouraged to line the streets to watch the cattle pass by on their way to Tuscawilla Park.
There will be live entertainment by regional bluegrass band Brett Bass and the Melted Plectrum, cowboy demonstrations, authentic gunfighting re-enactments from the Six-Gun Territory Gunfighters, can-can dancing from the Palace Saloon Revue dancers, pony rides, mechanical bull rides, farm animal petting zoo, kids’ corral with family-friendly games, antique tractors and trailers and more.
Food vendors include Big Lee’s Bar-b-que and Chik-fil-A, as well as kettle corn, cotton candy, and funnel cakes. Additional food and drink, including adult beverages, will also be available at the event for purchase.
For more information, please contact the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department at 352-368-5517 or visit www.ocalafl.org/cowboy.