Wakulla County, Florida
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3rd annual Woodstork Festival
Woodstork Music Festival and Silent Auction features a variety of live bands, a silent auction, art vendors, education vendors, kids activities, food,and drink. Proceeds go to care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife at Florida Wild Mammal Association.
BullBash 2010 is the toughest sport on dirt and it's back at 3Y Ranch in Crawfordville.
$20 Adults, $10 under 12, free for under 6
Crawfordville Swine Festival
Festivities for the Annual Crawfordville Swine Festival or "Pig Party" will begin at 10:30 am and continue all day. Activities include: a parade, beauty contests, showmanship competition, swine judging and of course bar-b-que.
The Creature from the “Blues” Lagoon Concert
This year Wakulla Springs Lodge and Wakulla Springs State Park will host a blues concert with two of the hottest blues bands on the road today. Join us on Friday, November 1st for the Creature from the “Blues” Lagoon Concert.
Groove to the sounds of the Jamie Eubanks Band. Hailing from Tallahassee, this band is known for their hard charging live performances. Also appearing is the Jeff Jensen Band from Memphis,Tennessee.The concert will be held on the outdoor stage, so please bring lawn chairs or blankets.
Our restaurant will be selling a pre-ordered Old South fried chicken picnic basket. Each basket includes 2 pieces of chicken per guest, a loaded baked potato salad, southern cole slaw and blue berry cobbler for only $8.99. Fresh grab and go sandwiches, desserts, snacks and beverages will be available on the day of the event as well.
For more information or to buy advance tickets and order a picnic basket, visit http://store.wakullaspringslodge.com/ or call 850-421-2000.
Date: Friday, November 1 2013
Time 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 day of show
To pre-order your picnic in the park basket $8.99
Natural North Florida Region Florida
4th of July Celebrations in Natural North Florida!
There's no better place to celebrate Independence Day than right here in Natural North Florida!
Check the list below for locations and dates of our local celebrations.
Gainesville - Fanfare and Fireworks
605 Woodlawn Drive, University of Florida Campus
Live music starts at 7:00 p.m., fireworks approximately 9:30 p.m.
Williston - 4th of July Celebration at Horseman's Park
50 NW Main Street, Williston, gate opens at 6:00 p.m.
Free rides for children, entertainment all evening
More info at: 352.528.5552 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Alachua - Self proclaimed as, “The Largest Small Town Fireworks Display in America”
Downtown Alachua at the Hal Brady Recreation Complex
Festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. and last until 10:00 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30.
Bronson - 4th of July Celebration at James H. Cobb Park
650 Oak Street, Bronson
More info at: 352.486.2354
Cedar Key - 4th of July Celebration
Fireworks start at dusk
City of Lake Butler - 4th of July Celebration and Fishing Tournament at Lake Side Park
Downtown Lake Butler
Tournament registration starts at 3:30 a.m., Antique Car Show starts at 9:00 a.m.
Fireworks after sunset, provided by Sky Lighters of Florida
Horseshoe Beach - Independence Day Celebration on Friday, July 5th
Festivities begin at 4:00 p.m. and fireworks start at dark, and will last approximately 1 hour
Family fun, fresh local seafood, great BBQ
Saturday morning pancake breakfast from 8:00-11:00 a.m. Take first street to the left as you enter town, breakfast in church building
Town of Suwannee - 4th of July Celebration on the 6th
Vendors, food, crafts, golf cart parade at 4:00 pm, fireworks at dark
Call 352.542.8776 for more info
2011 Mighty Mullet Maritime Festival
Celebration of our maritime heritage and the Mighty Mullet. Seafood cooking contest and demonstration, maritime exhibits & demonstrations, boat building, children's games, Fishy Fashion show, arts, crafts and food vendors and LIVE MUSIC.
2011 Rock the Dock Fishing Tournament
The 2011 Skeeter Rock the Dock Fishing Tournament presented by Yamaha and Mike’s Marine Supply will be held April 30th-May 1st, 2011. The event was founded in 2009 to benefit the Panacea Coastal Community and to promote the excellent fishing and boating opportunities in and around Panacea. This family-oriented event has raised funds for improvements to the Panacea Coastal Community for restoration and revitalization.
Visit the website for more information on contest rules and prizes.
2011 Sharks and Chablis
Third annual Sharks and Chablis wine tasting fundraiser at the Gulf Specimen Lab Aquarium in Panacea, Florida. there will be a seafood dinner, silent auction, and guided tours of the aquarium. Tickets are just $35.00 and donations are tax deductible.
Panacea Blue Crab Festival
Join us in Panacea on May 7th, for the 37th Annual Blue Crab Festival. Held annually at Woolley Park on scenic Dickerson Bay, the quaint festival originated in 1975 to promote the crab industry in Wakulla County, 37 years later, the festival has grown in size and tradition. The festival is kicked off each year by a parade down U.S. 98. After the parade, the gates open to Woolley Park...where the old, young and young-at-heart can enjoy a full day of waterfront fun. 10am-10pm.
2011 Christmas in Sopchoppy
Celebrate Christmas in Sopchoppy. Over 50 arts, crafts and food vendors. Santa Claus will be there from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. LIVE MUSIC!
Stone Age and Primitive Arts Festival
The Third Annual Stone Age and Primitive Arts Festival will be held at the Ochlockonee River State Park. Experts will provide visitors with a unique hands on learning experience. Other activities will include basket weaving, pottery, bow and arrow construction and flint knapping.
Worm Gruntin' Festival
The 13th Annual Worm Grutin' Festival is a one day outdoor event held in the streets of historic downtown Sopchoppy on Saturday April 13, 2013. Bring your family and friends to this unique fun-filled festival that celebrates the art of worm grutin'...and the people who have made it a local Wakulla County treasure. over 90 vendors, live music, and colorful contests begin at 7:30 am. Be part of the Sopchoppy family and enjoy one of the most unique festivals you will ever experience!
St. Marks Florida
Monarch Butterfly Festival
St. Marks Wildlife Refuge Monarch Butterfly Festival - View thousands of monarch butterflies as they prepare for their long journey across the Gulf of Mexico to wintering grounds in the mountains of Mexico. Staff and volunteers provide educational session
St. Marks Stone Crab Festival
The main purpose of the festival is to have an exciting event that the entire surrounding area can enjoy. Plus, to introduce them to one of the best delicacies this area has to offer (tastes as good as lobster). We will have live entertainment performing all day on the Florida Lottery Showvan, children's activities — very much a family event, all types of seafood will be served, as well as hot dogs, hamburgers, homemade snack foods, and stone crabs, of course! There will also be arts and crafts vendors, horse demonstrations by the Wakulla County Horseman's Association, tours of the city, and more.
Wildlife Heritage and Outdoors Festival
The 4th Annual Wildlife Heritage and Outdoors Festival will be
take place Feb. 6 from 11 am to 4 pm. Visitors will enjoy dozens of exhibits, hands on wildlife experiences and even an Animal Olympics trail.
St. Marks, Panacea, Sopchoppy and Crawfordville Florida
2011 Wild About Wakulla Week
A "Celebration of Wakulla County, Florida the Natural Place to Be". This week long festival held in the early spring highlights the rich heritage and natural beauty of Wakulla County. The communities of St. Marks, Panacea, sopchoppy and historic Crawfordville square will offer an open house of local shops, industry, art shows, historic and wildland tours,and special presentations during the week of April 1-9, 2011. Organizations throughout the county, both private and public such as the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge and the Wakulla County Chamber of Commerce will host special events throughout the week, which is anchored between two very popular Wakulla area festivals - The Wakulla Wildlife Festival and the Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin' Festival
Wakulla Springs Florida
Wakulla Wildlife Festival
what began as a welcome back songbird festival has grown into a two-day celebration of Wakulla Spring Basin's natural environment and rich heritage. The annual Wakulla Wildlife Festival will be held april 1-2, 2011 at the Wakulla Springs State Park. In addition to premiun guided tours on Friday and Saturday, the Wakulla Wildlife Festival sponsors Art on the Terrace at the Wakulla Springs Lodge, Friday from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.