Thank you for tuning into the Fun Forecast for Friday March 13th thru Sunday March 15th 2015. Our goal at FrugalFloridaFun.com is to connect families with affordable family friendly entertainment throughout the state.
This weekend we have a variety of events to tell you about! You can click our link at any time for more information about these events.
St. Augustine Celtic Festival:
The sounds of the ancient Celtic peoples of Scotland and Ireland are as alive today as ever at the St. Augustine Celtic Music Festival, March 13 – 15, 2015 at Francis Field on Castillo Drive. Find the Celt in you as you take in the sights, sounds and tastes of centuries of European history. Celtic clans from around the world show their ancestral pride, Highland games athletes demonstrate their mind-boggling strength, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade marches through the streets of the Oldest City’s Historic District, and vendors offer up Celtic cuisine and hand-made crafts. General Admission is $10, Children 12 and under as well as retired and active military with a current ID are admitted FREE!
Stanley Pond Adventure Farm Easter-eggstravaganza!
They have Acres of Activities! All of their fantastic family attractions are included in farm admission. The unique and family-oriented attractions will definitely create many opportunities for terrific photos and, of course, long-lasting memories of fun! Open Weekends Only: March 14 & 15 | March 21 & 22 | March 28 & 29
Admission includes ALL Farm Activities…plus: Easter Egg Bowling, Guided Egg Hunt, Egg Blasting. Build your own 6” Easter Egg, Story Time Film-The Legend of Jelly Bean & the Unbreakable Egg Easter Basket, Family photo opps (don’t forget your camera)…and a visit with the Easter Bunny!
Nature Coast Civil War Reenactment & Festival:
The Kirby Family Farm in WIlliston is very proud to host the 18th Annual Nature Coast Civil War Reenactment again this year. One of the largest reenactments in the Sunshine state, the Battle features a full size historical locomotive on Florida’s largest private railroad, Calvary units, and one of the biggest displays of Cannon fire in the Southeast!
March 14th and 15th, 2015, Gates open at 10:00 AM and features battles at 2:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday. Friday is set aside for Education Day.
Before the battle there’s a whole day of fun including live music, daily artillery and live mortar demonstrations, Union and Confederate camps, authentic artifacts, and more. Enjoy an optional train ride through the battlefield and camps. The Kirby Family’s farm fun will be open and available too! This includes the antique carousel, Jalopy Car ride, Monster Bus, Spin the Apple, and other rides. Vendors will be offering unique art, crafts, toys and collectibles.
Tickets are recommended to be purchased in advance. $9.99 General Admission and Combo tickets available for $19.99
Don’t Forget Our Drawing!:
Family 4 Pack of Unlimited Ride Wristbands for the World Down Syndrome Day Festival! Enter for your chance to win unlimited pony rides, hay rides, games, and bounce house sessions at the World Down Syndrome Day Festival being held in Osteen on Saturday March 21st from 10am to 4pm. This free admission event is meant to not only give you and your family a fun relaxing afternoon, but It’s also to bring awareness to Down Syndrome. Spend a day at the Big Red Ranch and Rescue amongst the horses and make some new friends!
Theme Park Circuit:
Universal Studios Mardi Gras:
Universal has three big name music acts scheduled starting this Friday night, as they welcome MKTO to the stage. Enjoy the Mardi Gras parade and even catch a few beads in the area’s premier family friendly Mardi Gras environment. Again this event is included with your daily or annual admission. Checkout Styx on Saturday and American Authors on Sunday!
IN partnership with the USO, Sea World Orlando has brought back Bands Brew & BBQ! Special ticket pricing is being offered for both active and retired military personnel. Checkout a Rodney Atkins concert on Saturday and see Kool & The Gang on Sunday. These concerts are included with regular park admission.
Bush Gardens Tampa Bay:
Bush Gardens is hosting their Inaugural Food & Wine Fest! Come enjoy some great food and wine and checkout Kool & The Gang on Saturday and Boys Like Girls on Sunday. The wine and food is extra, but the concerts are included with regular park admission.
Disney World – EPCOT:
You can smell the flowers in the air as Epcot celebrates their annual International Flower and Garden Festival. See beautifully created topiaries, sample some delicious home grown food, and stroll through quite a few beautiful gardens all throughout EPCOT. This is included with your regular park admission.
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