Budweiser Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway are nine days of action packed racing kicks off on February 14th until the 22nd.
Also you’ll get a first-hand opportunity to see what the future holds at Daytona International Speedway with approximately 40,000 new seats ready in the Turn 1 side of the frontstretch grandstands. The new grandstands are higher, providing optimum views from all seating locations. Construction is scheduled for completion in January 2016.
Speedweeks is full of NASCAR racing from ARCA racing to the Sprint Cup series. Plus autograph sessions, photo opportunities with your favorite driver, tour the garage area, Q and A sessions and much, much more.
Get your tickets today and to see a complete list of the scheduled events visit: www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com
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The Grant Seafood Festival takes place in Grant, Florida on February 28th and March 1st.
What sets this seafood festival apart from others is that it runs through a 100% volunteer effort. All preparation whether it be on the grounds or with the purchasing, cooking or serving of the various menu items is accomplished by volunteers of the community. All booths are run by volunteers and many booths are made up of family members. That’s what makes this festival unique.
This festival will feature over 100 crafters exhibiting, live continuous entertainment along with a scrumptious menu of succulent seafood makes this a weekend no one wants to miss. Plus FREE admission and parking.
More info at: grantseafoodfestival.com
The Orlando Wetlands Festival is an opportunity to celebrate the Orlando Wetlands Park the City’s 1,650 acre wetland oasis. Happening on February 21st at Fort Christmas Park 9am-3pm.
Festival events include:
Guided bird-watching excursions led by Orange Audubon Society
Native plant identification hikes led by Florida Native Plant Society
Wilderness hikes led by Florida Trail Association
Guided photo hikes led by professional nature and wildlife photographers.
Guided bus tours and Hay Rides around the wetland berms
Bird-banding and mist-netting demonstrations
Live music by Homer Stiles
Magical comedy provided by Brian Staron
Wildlife shows featuring alligators, snakes, birds and many others.
Interactive children’s activities
Out-On-A-Limb kids tree climbing
Also, the City’s Families, Parks and Recreation Department will be giving away FREE backyard trees in celebration of Arbor Day.
More info at: www.orlandowetlands.org
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Check out The Old Florida Outdoor Festival on February 14-15th.
The Festival will feature birding, fishing, hunting, shooting sports, Highwaymen art, kids activities, a local farmer’s market, backyard chili cook-off, DockDogs, and Florida Barbecue Association BBQ cook-off. Evenings at the Festival will be celebrated with national country music recording artists performing concerts at Northwest Recreation Center’s Amphitheater.
More info and to purchase tickets visit: www.oldfloridaoutdoorfestival.com
Hey all you beer, bourbon and BBQ lovers!!!
Join 107.3 The Eagle on February 14th at Curtis Hixon Park for the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival. Enjoy a great day of beer sippin’, bourbon tastin’, music listenin’, cigar smokin’, and barbeque eatin’. Your admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy an ALL-YOU-CARE -TO-TASTE sampling of beer and bourbon. Some of the best barbeque vendors are on-site if you get hungry all while enjoying seminars in the tasting theater and LIVE music all day.
More info visit: www.beerandbourbon.com
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It’s baaaack… The Florida Strawberry Festival kicks off February 26th until March 8th in Plant City.
The festival will feature a Neighborhood village with cake decorating, baking, home decoration items, jewelry, scrapbooking and more. Plus check out the Belle City Midway with rides, games and attractions for the entire family.
There will also be live entertainment from very poplar artists including:
Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra, Bobby Vinton, Alabama, Mel Tillis, Scotty McCreery, MercyMe, Kevin Costner, Morden West, Brett Eldredge, Hunter Hayes, Sawyer Brown, Happy Together Tour, Ronnie Milsap, Sara Evans, Oak Ridge Boys, Boyz ll Men, Reba and much more.
The Florida Strawberry Festival has something for the whole family including some delicious Florida grown strawberries.
More info visit: www.flstrawberryfestival.com
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Enjoy endless rows of fine art, including oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, clay, sculpture and photography on February 7-8th. Plus the festival features local and regional musical entertainment at a main stage in Donnelly Park.
Mount Dora Arts Festival is a juried fine arts festival for art lovers, casual festival-goers and families, nothing compares to the Mount Dora Arts Festival.
Festival food will be provided in separate food courts and local downtown restaurants offer a wide variety of cuisine.
More info visit: mountdoracenterforthearts.org
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