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77th Annual Orange Blossom Festival, Parade & Rodeo

 Orange BlossomOrange Blossom Festival 2nd Annual James Pirtle Memorial Golf Classic

Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

 

 

The Town of Davie’s 77th Annual Orange Blossom Festival will feature a golf tournament hosted by the Davie Golf and Country Club. The 2nd Annual James Pirtle Memorial Golf Classic will be held on Friday, February 21, 2014, to kick off the Festival weekend.

 

The format of the James Pirtle Memorial Golf Classic will be a 4-man best ball Scramble with a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start. Competition is open to players of all skill levels and handicaps. The tournament will award team prizes and trophies, and will feature course contests.  

Complete tournament information and entry forms are available online or can be picked up Davie Golf and Country Club, 8201 Nova Drive, Davie, FL  33324, and the Davie Pine Island Park Multipurpose Center, 3801 S. Pine Island Road, Davie, FL 33328.

 

 Festival Times:

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sat.)
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sun.)

Location:

Town Hall, 6591Orange Drive

Admission:

FREE

Parking:

$5.00 on the festival grounds

 The festival will feature over 250 displays and will take place down Orange Drive from Davie Rd. west to SW 66th Terrace.  This portion of Orange Drive will be closed off during the festival.  Free activities for both days includes an arts & crafts show, fine arts show, musical entertainment, “Cowboy Town”, Native American display, animal farm, western carriage display, commerce corner, information displays and green product displays.  There will be a FREE concert on Saturday and Sunday!  There will also be a free kids’ corner that includes a bounce house, giant slide, rides and climbing wall.  Admission to the festival is FREE.  If you are interested in sponsoring this year’s event, click here! .

 Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

On Saturday, beginning at 7:00am, there will be a Pancake Breakfast at the Davie Moose Lodge, 4483 Davie Rd, Davie, put on by the Kiwanis.  Pre-sale tickets are available at the Davie Town Hall, Special Events and Cultural Arts office for $5.00.

 Strawberry Shortcake Festival

On Saturday and Sunday there will be an old fashioned Strawberry Festival at the Davie Woman’s Club located on Orange Drive, on the festival grounds.  Fresh strawberries and homemade shortcake will be served as well as other strawberry creations.

Orange Blossom Concerts:  

*Saturday February 22nd  

TBA

*Sunday February 23rd

TBA

 Location:

Orange Drive and Davie Road

Admission:

FREE

Parking:

$5.00 on the festival grounds

 77thAnnual Orange Blossom Parade

*Saturday, February 22, 2014*

Time:

10:00 a.m.

Location:

Davie Road between Orange Drive and SW 39 Street

  The parade will kick off at 10:00 a.m. and will proceed down Davie Road, between SW 39 Street, south to Orange Drive.

 This Year’s Theme:  “Davie Honors the Armed Forces and Acknowledges Davie Road as a Purple Heart Trail”

 How to become an entry in the parade

All non-profit youth and adult groups, commercial and non-commercial businesses, musical marching and non-musical marching groups, and all school groups are invited to participate.  Click here for a Parade Application.  Parade entries are FREE.  Awards will be presented after the parade in the different mentioned categories.  

 PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE LIST OF 2013 PARADE WINNERS!

 Open Farmers Market & Green Fair

Just like in the old west, purchase fresh home grown vegetables, herbs and spices, peanuts and fruits at our old fashion Farmers Market sponsored by the Department of Agriculture and the 4-H Clubs of Broward.

 Free Stage Entertainment & Street Dance

Family Entertainment will take place on both days throughout the festival.  FREE street concerts on Saturday, February 22nd and Sunday, February 23rd at 2:00 p.m. on the Festival Grounds.  Listen to 99.9 KISS Country for guest entertainers.

 Heritage championship rodeo in the covered Bergeron Rodeo Grounds of Davie, Florida

See authentic heritage rodeo at its finest!  Be amazed as real cowboys from around the world compete for championship titles.  The Davie Pro Rodeo was voted as the best rodeo east of the Mississippi and has won numerous awards rodeoing in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Come watch cowboys and cow gals challenge 2,000 pound bulls, ride bare back, wrestle cattle, barrel race, and team rope.  The kids will love it!  The Davie Pro Rodeo will be held on Saturday, February 22, at 7:30pm, and on Sunday, February 23, at 2:00pm, in the covered Bergeron Rodeo Grounds of Davie, Florida. Gates open at 6:00pm to purchase tickets and so that you can come in and enjoy the food and vendors before the rodeo begins.  Advanced and Group rate tickets are available at the Special Events and Cultural Arts office located at Davie Town Hall.  Tickets are $18 and $8 (3-12) in advance and $20 and $10 (3-12) at the gate.  

 Festival, Parade and Rodeo Parking will be available behind the Town Hall and can only be accessed via Davie Road.  Parking on the festival grounds is $5.00 per vehicle.      

All times, dates and activities are subject to change.

 


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