Orange Blossom Festival, Parade & Rodeo
Saturday, February 25, 2012 &
Sunday, February 26, 2012
*Saturday & Sunday, February 25 & February 26, 2012*
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sat.)
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sun.)
Location: Town Hall, 6591Orange Drive
Parking: $5.00 on the festival grounds
Festival Both Days
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
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.