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Town of Davie’s 75th Annual Orange Blossom Festival, Parade & Rodeo

75th Annual
Orange Blossom Festival, Parade & Rodeo
Saturday, February 25, 2012 &
Sunday, February 26, 2012

Entertainment Schedule

*Saturday & Sunday, February 25 & February 26, 2012*
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

Festival Both Days

Orange Blossom
Orange Blossom Festival
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, western town, musical entertainment, Native American display, animal farm, western carriage display, commerce corner, information displays green product displays and plant give-away. There will be a concert on Saturday, featuring Burnt Biscuit and Lizzie Sider and also Sunday, featuring Lizzie Sider and Marty Evans Band!There will also be a free kids’ corner that includes a bounce house, giant slide, 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 25th
2:00 p.m. – Burnt Biscuit
4:00 p.m. – Lizzie Sider and her Band
*Sunday February 26th
2:00 p.m. – Lizzie Sider and her Band
3:00 p.m. – Idelia Mars
3:30 p.m. – Ghana
4:00 p.m. – Marty Evans Band

Location: Orange Drive and Davie Road
Admission: FREE
Parking: 5.00 on the festival grounds

75th Annual Orange Blossom Parade

*Saturday, February 25, 2012*
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: A Great Place to Work and Play”

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 featuring Burnt Biscuit and Lizzie Sider on Saturday, February 25th and Lizzie Sider and Marty Evans Band on Sunday, February 26th at 2:00 p.m. on the Festival Grounds. Listen to 99.9 KISS Country for guest entertainers.

Heritage championship rodeo in the covered Davie Arena: 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 25, at 7:30pm, and on Sunday, February 26, at 2:00pm, in our covered Davie Arena. 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.

Annual Back to School Bluegrass Festival at Old Davie School

Town of Davie Press Release:

For Immediate Release

Annual Back to School Bluegrass Festival at Old Davie School

Old Davie School
Old Davie School

Davie, FL: The Old Davie School, located at 6650 Griffin Road, will be hosting its Third Annual Back to School Bluegrass and Bar-B-Que on Sunday, September 19, 2010, from 12 to 5 p.m.

Come and enjoy the music brought to you by the South Florida Bluegrass Association. Delicious bar-b-que, arts and crafts vendors, a rummage sale, and tours of the museum will be offered.

Admission is $1, and parking on site with admission is $5. Parking at Davie Town Hall is free. For more information, call Leslie Schroeder at 954-797-1044 or visit www.olddavieschool.org.

Media Contact: Braulio Rosa, Public Information Officer

Office: 954-797-1027