February 3, 2024 | 6 PM

Join us to celebrate Marion County Public Schools Teachers and Rookies of the Year , red carpet style at the Reilly Arts Center!


Event Timeline:

  • 6 P.M. Cocktail Hour (Cash Bar)
  • 7 P.M Showtime
  • Cocktail Attire – Black Tie Invited

Event Details:

  • Reilly Arts Center is located at 500 NE 9th St, Ocala, FL 34470
  • D oors will open at 5:45 P.M. for attendees and guests
  • This is an adult only event


Additional options for the Golden Apple event:



If I am a school based Teacher of the Year or school based Rookie Teacher of the Year, how many complimentary tickets can I register for online?

  • You may register for two tickets total: one for you and one for a guest. Additional tickets can also be purchased if you want to bring more than one guest. Remember to use your special Promotional Code during registration online to get your tickets!

If I am a School Principal, how many complimentary tickets do I get?

  • You may register for one complimentary ticket for yourself. Additional tickets can be purchased if you want to bring more guests. Remember to use your special Promotional Code to get your complimentary Principal ticket.

Can I pay by check?

  • Yes, you can register for your tickets online but then pay by check and send it to the Public Education Foundation office at 1239 NW 4th Street, Ocala FL 34475. Please make a note with the check that states it is for Golden Apple Gala tickets. Checks must be by January 15th, 2024 to reserve your seats. Money will not be collected at the Gala.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

  • Call our office at 352-671-4167!

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

  • You may bring your ticket(s) to the event but are not required to do so. The names of attendees will also be available on the guest list at the check in table.