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Welcome to White Springs
Florida's first tourist attraction, located on the banks of the Suwannee River in Hamilton County, Florida…take a step back in time
Many people are attracted to the White Springs community because of the historic Suwannee River which flows right through the Town. The river promises much excitement and entertainment for White Springs as well as the surrounding counties.
1 Saturdy each month
Monthly Swap Meet
- April 2-4
Annual Antique Tractor & Engine Show
Antique tractors and farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on display. Demonstrating the craftsmanship and durability of American farm machinery, the show’s participants will operate working equipment and compete in tractor races. Visitors will be able to watch demonstrations of wheat threshing, shingle milling, corn grinding and unusual engines for everyday purposes. Exhibits will include collections of flywheels, hit and miss engines, water pumps, vintage pedal tractors, antique cars and farm equipment.Tel: 386.397.2733
- May 22-24
Florida Folk Festival
A three-day celebration of folk songs, music, dances, legends, crafts and other forms of traditional expression which reflect the folklife of Florida. Co-sponsored by the Department of State.
Advance tickets call 1.877.635.3655
- Folk Festival Camping
May 22,23 & 24
- Ball Field campign is primitive with portable toilets only
- No campfires are allowed
- Tents, Pop Ups and small strailers under 20' allowed
- No Motorhomes or 5th Wheels
- Fee $30 for three nights
- Pre-registration required.
History of the
Town of White Springs
White Sulphur Spring has drawn people to the bend in the Suwannee River that is the site of the Town of White Springs for centuries. Artifacts from Paleo-Indians and Timucuans are commonly found there, with shell middens and burial mounds close by.
Canoe tripsAmerican Canoe Adventures
The Suwannee River flows through areas of pristine river marshlands, bordered by low bluffs, wide sandy banks and ancient woodlands.