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2017 Florida Blueberry Festival Events Schedule


Come join us on the historic downtown streets of Brooksville to enjoy Fresh Florida Blueberries, Fresh Blueberry Pies, and Tasty Festival Fare. When roaming the streets watch out for the jugglers and the stilt people. Have a glass of Blueberry Wine at the Island Grove Wine Café. Meander through our Art Exhibits and Specialty Retail Tents. Sit in and listen to Live Entertainment by Tribute Bands along with array of other talented musical and entertainment acts.

Watch your children play at The Blueberry Kids Zone it’s loaded with fun things to see and do; lots of inflatable rides; let them enjoy a free trip around the FREE ICE SKATING RINK compliments of Oak Hill Hospital Pediatric Emergency Care Clinic, Suncoast OB/GYN - All Women’s Midwifery & Healthcare & Nature Coast Primary Care. Or take a refreshing slide down the 1,000 Foot Urban Slide . There’s simply something for everyone!

April 8th - 14th, 2017 • Pre-festival Plein Air Art Contest

A Plein Air Event 2017

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It would be our great pleasure to include you or your business as a 2017 “A Brush with the Blues” Sponsor or Patron.

Download pdf2017 Plein Air Sponsorship

Brush with the Blues

6th Annual Plein Air Event

6 Day Event

You are invited to participate in the sixth annual "A Brush with The Blues 2017", an on-location painting event sponsored by the Florida Blueberry Festival Committee in cooperation with the Florida Blueberry Growers Association and the City of Brooksville.

For six days in April, artists will be pouring over Hernando County painting the scenic and cultural attributes readily available here. This beehive of activity is one of the pre-festival activities with the Florida Blueberry Festival. This will be followed by an afternoon reception for the painters on Sunday April 23rd. There will be monetary awards of $300 for First Place, $200 for Second Place, and $100 Third Place and three Awards of $50 for Honorable Mention and more to be determined by participation.

On Saturday, April 8, 2016 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM we will formally sign in artists, and stamp all paper, canvas, etc. (so bring all you may use) so that we know work is done within the 6 days of the event. We will also include maps, restaurant info, etc. so you can become familiar with the city.

For more information view the 2017 Plein Air Information & Application PDF below.

Download pdf2017 Plein Air Information & Application

The Urban Slide!

Urban Slide at the Blueberry Festival



  • Single Slide (1) $5.00
  • Three Slide Trips (3) $8.00
  • Five Slide Trips (5) $10.00
  • All Day Saturday Pass $30.00


  • Single Slide (1) $5.00
  • Three Slide Trips (3) $8.00
  • Five Slide Trips (5) $10.00
  • All Day Sunday Pass $25.00

The use of a Florida Blueberry Festival Inner-tube is included in all ticket prices. All tickets purchased are per individual and cannot be shared.

Blueberry Patch Kid's Zone - Open Sat, April 22nd 10am-8pm, Sunday, April 23rd 10am - 5pm


Kid's Zone Bounce Fun


• Quad Jump • Paint Ball Shoot • Rock Wall


• Space Shuttle • Wacky Ball • Space Camp Bounce
• Jolly Jet Bounce • Planes Bounce


  • $1.00 . . . . . 1 ticket
  • $20.00 . . . . . 26 tickets
  • $40.00 . . . . . 56 tickets

  • Bungee . . . . . 10 tickets
  • Rock Wall Fun Climb . . . . . 5 tickets
  • $50 challenge . . . . . 10 tickets
  • Paintball – 50 Shots . . . . . 8 tickets
  • Inflatables: 2 tickets each OR $15 for wristband


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Come and experience ice skating at the Florida Blueberry Festival and enjoy Spring Skate, the coolest activity in a fun, safe, and family environment.

This event sponsored by Pediatric Emergency Care Center , Oak Hill Hospital, Suncoast OB/GYN - All Women’s Midwifery & Healthcare & Nature Coast Primary Care.

Ice Skating

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