Play and Save in Ocala/Marion County, FL


As you plan your next sports event, create an unforgettable experience at an unbelievable value. Go for an easy triple when you decide to play, stay and save in Ocala/Marion County.

Ocala/Marion County has the locations and facilities you want with the incentives and savings you need. Whether you’re planning a baseball tournament, softball game, soccer shootout, golf championship or an equestrian competition, Ocala/Marion County has dynamic facilities to host your event.

Players, coaches, families and fans will all find a variety of comfortable and affordable hotels in close proximity to the area’s facilities. No matter your group’s size or budget, they’ll discover the amenities they like at rates they’ll love.

 While our accommodations are beautiful and relaxing, your players and families won’t want to hide away in their hotels. Centrally located, Ocala/Marion County gives visitors a look at classic Florida scenery. Enjoy a lazy day tubing or kayaking down the Rainbow River. Ride the famous glass-bottom boats at Silver Springs State Park. Zipline limerock quarries and treetops, or experience a horseback ride in the Horse Capital of the World™.

After all that action, players and families can feed their appetite with some great food and the delicious charms of Ocala/Marion County. From fine dining and international specialties to hearty southern cooking, mom-and-pop joints and familiar chains, it’s easy to fuel up with an amazing meal.

Visitors won’t want to leave without a souvenir! Teams and fans will find fun, eclectic and unique pieces in the area’s historic districts. They’ll discover one-of-a-kind antiques, boutiques and more when they shop here.

Getting to the destination is a snap, too. Conveniently located on I-75, traveling to Ocala/Marion County makes for an easy, scenic road trip. If they’re flying in, it’s only 90 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO) or Tampa International Airport (TPA).

 Best of all, the Visitors and Convention Bureau (VCB) is offering the incredible Play & Save incentive. Planners can get up to $1,500 when they book a new sports event in Ocala/Marion County!

 Learn how the Ocala/Marion County team can save you money. Submit an RFP and find out more when you visit today.

Ocala/Marion County VCB
Corry Locke, Sports Marketing Specialist