Upcoming Events

11th Annual Silver River Knap-In

February 19th – 20th, 2022 | 9 AM – 4 PM The Silver River Knap-In and Prehistoric Arts Festival is the largest event of its kind in the southeast and takes place on the third weekend of each February. Flint Knapping is the art of recreating ancient stone tools like spear points and arrow heads. …

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2021 Ocali Country Days

November 13th – 14th, 9 AM – 4 PM Ocali Country Days is back this fall. The festival runs through the weekend of November 13-14 with live music, historic displays, vendors, great food, unique crafts for sale and more. $8 per person with children 5 and under free. Visitors experience the Florida of yesteryear with …

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Seminole Canoes

A conversation with Seminole Canoe Carver, Pedro Zepeda.

Swimmers Underwater at Paradise Park

Remembering Paradise Park

Paradise Park was a segregation-era tourist attraction operated alongside Silver Springs between 1949 and 1969. The history of Paradise Park is recounted in a conversation between Dr. Lu Vickers and Silver River Museum Director Scott Mitchell.

Silver River Museum Reopening

We are very happy to announce that the Silver River Museum will reopen to the public on Saturdays and Sundays starting the weekend of October 24-25! Our new hours will be 10 am to 3 pm. Don’t miss our newest exhibit “Dugout Canoes: Paddling the Americas.” This great new display was produced by the Florida …

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2020 Ocali Country Days Cancelled

We are sorry to report that the 2020 Ocali Country Days festival has been canceled due to trend of increased local cases of Covid-19.