Public Events

January

    • Martin Luther King, Jr. CelebrationThis federal holiday honoring the civil rights leader is observed on the third Monday in January.

March

    • Wild Azalea Festival – 3rd Saturday in March
      NOTICE: WHITE SPRINGS ANNOUNCES POSTPONEMENT OF ANNUAL AZALEA FESTIVAL for 2020 – More HERE: ( opens in a new windowPress Release Azalea Festival Postponedopens PDF file PDF) — Document opens in a new tab
      To combat the spread of the corona virus, White Springs officials have postponed the annual Azalea Festival, which had been scheduled for Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21, 2020. The festival will be rescheduled when COVID-19 is contained and no longer a health issue for the general public.
Azaleas in bloom

Azalea Festival

White Springs, FL. Celebrate the blooming of Florida’s wild azaleas with music and dance by Florida entertainers, arts and crafts and regional foods, contests and other outdoor activities. Festival goers can purchase azaleas and other local plants to take home. For more info contact: Town of White Springs: (386) 397-2310 or admin@whitespringsfl.uscreate new email More info can be found on the Wild Azalea, White Springs, Florida Facebook Page
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April

    • Annual Antique Tractor & Engine Show

This event has been cancelled due to CORVID-19.

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.

May

    • May Day Celebration –  (2020 event cancelled)
      Third Saturday beginning at 10 am at Carver School.
      Music, performances, bounce houses, softball game, and free food served at 2 pm
    • Florida Folk Festival (2020 event cancelled)
      It is with deep regret that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Florida Folk Festival.

July

September

October

    • opens in a new windowSuwannee River Quilt Show and Sale  (2020 event cancelled)
      Quilters from around the southeastern United States gathers to display their magnificent quilts. Quilt mall, demonstrations many other features. Sponsored by the Stephen Foster Citizen Support Organization and local quilters guilds.
      Tel: 386.397.7009 for entry forms. Admission is $3.00 per person.
      Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Rural Folklife Days
      Featuring Florida’s rural past with farm traditions that remain part of family and community life. Quilting, cane grinding, syrup making, lye soap making, hand-made cow whips
      Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

December

    • Christmas Parade –
    • Breakfast with Santa –
    • Christmas Festival of Lights

A one-day celebration of the holiday season. Features decorations, music and much more. Highlight is a parade down Main Street, with the tree and park lighting for the season. Donations of canned goods and small toys accepted as admission for the program to be distributed to needy families.Tel: 386.397.2733 – Email: specialeventsws@gmail.comcreate new email
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9 p.m

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