Where to Go and What to Do in Hernando County Florida: Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest 2012 – March 3 and 4, 2012!

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Where to Go and What to Do in Hernando County Florida:  Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest 2012 – March 3 and 4, 2012!

The 19th Annual Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest will be held

Saturday, March 3th from 9 am to 5 pm and

Sunday, March 4th from 9 am to 4 pm

The Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest offers fun for the whole family!  In addition to the various entertainment by local bands and clubs, this year, the Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest will also feature a taste of an old fashioned carnival! 

 

Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest by Silvia Dukes

 

The carnival will kick off Swamp Fest on Friday, March 2nd  and be open from 4 pm to 9 pm.  Saturday and Sunday, the Carnival will be open until 10 pm.

The event includes over 150 vendors and local organizations showing off their work and activities.  One of the main attractions is the annual costume contest for the best Swamp Monster!  

And let's not forget food!  Whether you like to play it safe or love a culinary adventure, the food vendors at Swamp Fest will fit the bill!

 

Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest by Silvia Dukes

 

The two day festival will be held at Linda Pedersen Park, located at 6300 Shoal Line Blvd. between Hernando Beach and Weeki Wachee, Florida.

Look for additional parking in Hernando Beach and on Cortez Blvd in Weeki Wachee, where you can catch a free shuttle ride to the Swamp Fest.

Residents in the waterfront communities of Hernando Beach and Weeki Wachee, Florida know of the increase in traffic on this weekend and there will be many yard sales in the area this weekend.  So, if you love yard saling and don’t want to pass up an opportunity for a good bargain, here is another reason to visit Hernando Beach and Weeki Wachee this weekend!

Entry fee is $3.00 per person, free admission for children under 12.  The proceeds will benefit three local community organizations, Weeki Wachee Area Club, Weeki Wachee Crime Watch, and the Hernando Environmental Land Protectors.

Where to Go and What to Do in Hernando County Florida:  Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest 2012 – March 3 and 4, 2012!

 

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Silvia

Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest in Hernando County Florida will be a fun event this weekend.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

February 28, 2012 05:29 PM #1
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Hi Silvia

I've never been to a Swamp Fest. That sounds like fun, lots of goodies to sample and things to hunt for.  What will you be dressing up as?

February 28, 2012 06:54 PM #2
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Lou, I'm sure it will be!

Sherry, I think I will  put on my REALTOR costume!  :-)

February 29, 2012 04:53 AM #3
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Swamp Fest with a swamp monster - sounds like something the kids would love!  Great localism post for your area Silvia!

February 29, 2012 02:45 PM #4
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Silvia, the first thing that comes to mind when you say SWAMP FEST is alligators, but did not see that on your list of events.   :-)    Sure looks like fun with all the planned activities and great food!

February 29, 2012 04:11 PM #5
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Debra, thanks, fun for all ages!!!

Joan, alligators are not permitted at this event!  Neither are dogs, I think it's to keep them sane and protected from the masses! :-)

February 29, 2012 04:39 PM #6
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The Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest sounds like a great time Silvia! I'll have the fried pickles and sweet potato fries and pass on the gator tail!

February 29, 2012 05:38 PM #7
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Wanda, gator tail is actually quite good... tastes like chicken... just kidding!  :-)

February 29, 2012 05:50 PM #8
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Silvia,

This is a great event, and the weather should be special also. :)

Steve

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Steve, we hope so, it's been in the 80s here, it may cool down a bit on Sunday but still be in the 70s! :-)

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wow, I had no idea that this event took place............sweet potato fries are one of my favorites! I make them at home in the oven.........just as good and less grease.  :-)

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Sounds like a fun weekend Silvia and sure could go for those sweet potato fries!

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Barbara-Jo, you should come up here and have some fun!  It's not that far.

Al and Peggy, I guess sweet potato fries are taking the cake this year! lol

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