Thank you for tuning into the Fun Forecast for Friday March 6th thru Sunday March 9th2015. Our goal at FrugalFloridaFun.com is to connect families with affordable family friendly entertainment throughout the state.
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Flagler Beach First Fridays:
Looking for something fun to do from 6-9PM? Come checkout the Flagler Beach First Fridays event at Veterans Park. Every month on the First Friday, Flagler Beach come alive with all sorts of entertainment. Enjoy live music, food vendors and much more. The event is FREE to checkout, but you’ll want to bring along some cash for the Flagler Beach Pier and some incredible street food! Each month hosts a different theme. This month it’s the Pinewood Derby.
Florida Azalea Festival:
The Florida Azalea Festival is held the first full weekend in March in Historic Downtown Palatka, Florida. One of the oldest festivals in Florida, the Florida Azalea Festival was first begun in 1936. It is located along the banks of the beautiful St. Johns River. This event is free for the whole family with live entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, and azaleas in bloom.
Enjoy a glimpse of that southern hospitality you’ve heard so much about! The festival will have food, the Florida Azalea Beauty Pageant, an Antique Automobile Club of America Car Show, a Bowling Tournament, a Shriners’ Parade, and a whole lot more! The festival has changed though the years and now averages 35,000 – 40,000 people over the two days.
Central Florida Fair:
This is the last weekend to enjoy the Central Florida Fair! This annual event has become a staple for family entertainment. Enjoy some time with your family, eat some deep fried goodness and be entertained! The Central Florida Fair is running through March 8th, so visit while you can. Don’t wait another year!
The Battle of Natural bridge:
You’re invited you to the 38th annual reenactment of the Battle of Natural Bridge. The event commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War battle which took place 12 miles south of Tallahassee. Early on the morning of March 6, 1865, shots rang out in southern Leon County where the St. Marks River temporarily flows underground then reemerges, thus forming a natural bridge. On Saturday, March 7th, event guests will mingle with civil war reenactors and observe a Confederate-Union skirmish, cavalry demonstrations, artillery shows and medical treatment examples. Sunday, March 8th, will be the official Opening Ceremonies and Dedication, followed by a full-scale reenactment of the Battle of Natural Bridge at 2:30 p.m. Refreshments, including hamburgers, hotdogs, snacks and soft drinks will be available for purchase both days beginning at noon. Parking is available at the Natural Brudge Battlefield Historic park. A donation of $3.00 for adults and $1.00 for children under six years of age is requested for entrance into the event.
Mardi Gras – Universal Studios:
Universal has yet another big name music act scheduled this Saturday night, as they welcome Trace Adkins to the stage. Take in a great country music concert, 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.
The St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival:
Taking place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the St Augustine Lions group is hosting their annual seafood festival at Francis Field in St. Augustine. Located right behind the municipal parking garage and available via the Old Towne Trolley, you won’t want to miss some great seafood, live entertainment, and some family fun! Adult admission is only $3, and children 12 and under are FREE. Enjoy arts, crafts, pirate adventures and more with the whole family! Remember, you’ll want to bring some cash to enjoy some delicious seafood. If the parking garage is full, be sure to use the Old Town Trolley purchase a day pass and park for FREE with trolley purchase.
Port Orange Family Days Spring Fair:
Being held march 5th through the 8th, the Spring Fair takes place at the Port Orange City Center. A, carnival is on hand from Thursday to Sunday. You can purchase $15 unlimited ride bracelets at local Walgreens locations. They will also have free hands on crafts for both the young and young at heart to participate in on Saturday and Sunday, along with some fantastic food vendors over the two day weekend as well. Pony Rides, petting zoos and interesting activities are what the kids look forward to at the event. They will also be featuring a FREE movie night Friday at dusk. Stick around to watch Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day at dusk. They will also feature a BMX stunt show, car show, pony rides, and laser tag! Be sure to check out our website for a complete entertainment line up! We have been in years past, and it’s hard to beat the venue! The Port Orange City Center is a beautiful lakefront property that has a little something for everyone.
Thanks for tuning into the weekly Fun Forecast! See you next week for all sorts of new and exciting events to share!