Kissimmee is hosting it’s very first Blueberry Festival from Thursday March 28th through to Sunday March 31st in a brand new Event Centre in Formosa Gardens
It is a four-day festival with a small entrance fee. The festival provides free music on its amphitheater grounds including some great tribute acts including Michael Jackson, The Blues Brothers, Prince and Frankie Valli . On the Sunday you can see Grammy Winner Chubby Carrier
There’s lots to keep the whole family entertained. For adults there is a Wine Bar presented by the recently opened Island Grove Wine Company, a Beer Garden with both craft and domestic choices, a Festival Fare Food court with 20 food concessionaries with an adjoining large picnic table dining area with umbrellas for shade from the Florida sunshine.
There is space for 120 Craft stalls and of course there is a designated area for the sale of Fresh Florida Blueberries, Fresh Blueberry Pies, Blueberry Plants and many other blueberry products.
The festival is fun for all the family, your little ones can enjoy The Blueberry Patch Kids Zone which will be filled with outdoor inflatable bouncers, bungee jumping, rock climbing and lots of other fun activities to keep your little one’s entertained.
The festival takes place in downtown Lakeland on Friday the 11th March 2016 from 6.30 to 10pm and proceeds go to Alliance for Independence. who for the past 61 years have provided day training and residential programs to Polk County adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
The event costs $60and includes a superb selection of fine wines, gourmet samples from local chefs and restaurants, micro brewed beers, liquor tastings and live entertainment