The Festival will be open Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10am to 8pm and Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 11am to 6pm.
The Festival is located in historic downtown Brooksville, approximately 10 to 15 miles west of Interstate 75 at exit 301. Please refer to the lodging and map tab found at the top of the home page for more information.
Children 5 & under - Free
Ages 6 to 17 - $5.00
Adults (18+) - $8.00
The Festival has designated several areas for parking. Parking cost is $5.00. The Russell St. Park is used for Motorcoach and Tour bus parking at $35 per day. (No overnight parking.)
All proceeds go directly to the charities managing the parking lots.
Please refer to the lodging and map tab found at the top of the home page for more information.
The Festival is an outdoor event, held in a natural setting. Wheelchairs and motorized wheelchairs are welcome. Pathways vary from grass and dirt to brick streets. We have concrete sidewalk in most areas with a steep incline. Handicapped parking and port-a-lets are also available.
Sorry, not at this time.
Port-a-lets will be available W. Fort Dade Avenue in the Fresh from Florida Area and adjacent to the Artisan Area and in Hernando Park, E. Jefferson Street in the Exhibitor, Volunteer Parking Area and on Liberty Street by the Methodist Church Parking Lot. The Festival takes pride in the cleanliness of our venue. Port-a-lets are maintained and cleaned throughout the day.
Yes, this area is located Blueberry Patch Zone located on Orange Avenue.
Yes, you can bring blankets and chairs to the Festival. *Please note that there isn't any seating provided during concerts and other scheduled events.
Yes, the Festival is a pet-friendly event but we kindly ask you respect others and pick up after your pet.
Yes, we have beer and wine available for purchase. If you plan to drink, you MUST show valid ID.
Distribution and soliciting outside your Exhibitor Partner booth is not permitted. Also we ask that no water be distributed unless you are a paid Food Concessionaire who has purchased the water from the Festival. If you are caught handing out information or soliciting patrons outside of your assigned area you will be asked to leave the venue.
There are several accommodations within Hernando County that will meet your needs from campgrounds to bed & breakfasts to hotel. Please refer to the lodging and map tab found at the top of the home page for more information.
We would love to have your help at the Festival! From setup to serving beer, working in the Art Gallery to tear down we can use YOU! Please refer to the Volunteer tab found at the top of the home page for more information.
This is an outdoor event and it is Florida. Please dress casual with comfortable walking shoes. Shirts and shoes are required.
We will be open rain or shine.
Yes, there will be ATM's on-site, but please note there is a service fee.
Of course! Please check out the event and entertainment schedule or pick-up a guide at the Festival for a listing with location and times.
Event and entertainment guide can be found at the entrance gates and several intersections during the Festival.
Missing persons and lost items can be reported and turned in to the Command Center which is located at the corner of W. Jefferson Street and Main Street in the Sunroom above the SunTrust drive through teller.
We sometimes photograph visitors for promotional purposes. Entry into the Festival or attending any Festival sponsored event grants permission for use of these images. For your safety, please remember . . .
No bicycles, skates or skateboards.
No distributing or soliciting our patrons.
No weapons allowed.