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In 2019, the Festival will be hosted on the newly created "Formosa Garden’s Event Center".
The 2019 Florida Blueberry Festival – Kissimmee will be a four-day festival with a minimal entrance fee. The festival provides free music on its amphitheater grounds. It will have a Wine Bar presented by The Island Grove Wine Company Formosa Gardens, a Beer Garden with both craft and domestic choices, a Festival Fare Food court with food concessions and an adjoining large picnic table dining area, adorned with colorful umbrellas.
A festival highlight will be when a life-size “Dumbo” will take to the skies to celebrate the upcoming opening of visionary director Tim Burton’s live-action reimagining of the 1941 classic film on March 30th at 2pm.
The Butterfly Experience is a butterfly enclosure is a wonderful experience for both kids and adults. It's a 12 ft by 20 ft screened in enclosure filled beautiful blooming butterfly plants and hundreds of colorful butterflies. It is quite an educational experience aside from being great fun!
The site will accommodate exhibitor booth spaces; retail & information exhibitors and Fine Arts and Crafts. Artisans interested in a Juried Art Show(presented by Tampa Bay Magazine) can participate with an opportunity to win $6,000 in cash awards.
There are designated areas for the sale of Fresh Florida Blueberries, Fresh Blueberry Pies, Blueberry Plants and many other blueberry products, along with a special designated VIP Hospitality Pavilion.
The Blueberry Patch Kids Zone will be filled with outdoor inflatable bouncers, bungee jumping, rock climbing and other fun activities for kids of all ages.