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Dec
2
Sat
Christmas on the Florida Frontier @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Christmas on the Florida Frontier @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Celebrate a pioneer Christmas at Dade with old timey music, wreath making, punch tin crafting, Virginia Reel, caroling, rag, corn husk and clothes pin doll making, soap carving, period demonstrators, home-made wassail, popcorn over a fire, candle-making, old time general store, frontier foods and more.

Cost is $5/vehicle for park entry and event.

Dec
3
Sun
Sumter Swap Meet @ Sumter County Fairgrounds
Dec 3 all-day
Sumter Swap Meet @ Sumter County Fairgrounds | Bushnell | Florida | United States

Sumter Swap Meet at the Sumter County Fairgrounds the first Saturday of every month Over 900 vendor spaces filled with vendors selling auto parts, cars, auto related merchandise, tools, antiques. Door prizes, trivia questions, food vendors. https://carcruisefinder.com/florida-car-shows/event/sumter-swap-meet/2023-09-03/

Dec
9
Sat
Light Up Bushnell @ Bushnell Plaza Park
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Light Up Bushnell @ Bushnell Plaza Park

FEATURING “Santa in the Park”

FREE GAMES, COOKIES, HOT COCOA, ORNAMENTS, RAFFLES, BOUNCE HOUSES, CAKE WALK, LETTERS TO SANTA & MORE

GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST – CREATE YOURS AT HOME AND BRING IT TO THE CONTEST FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A TROPHY & A PRIZE!

THERE WILL BE FOOD TRUCKS AVAILABLE FOR YOU TO PURCHASE YOUR FAVORITE “EATS”

Santa arrives at 5:00 p.m. and heads back to the North Pole at 7:00 p.m.

Tree Lighting at 6:30 p.m.

Live Entertainment until 9:00 p.m.

Dec
15
Fri
Cookies with Santa @ Wildwood Community Center
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cookies with Santa @ Wildwood Community Center

Come meet Santa and decorate some cookies! This event is family-friendly and you can make some magical reindeer food to bring home!

Dec
29
Fri
2024 New Year Party @ Wildwood Community Center
Dec 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2024 New Year Party @ Wildwood Community Center

2024 New Year Party Fireworks Show at The Wildwood Community Center.

Food trucks, music, family fun. Drinks for purchase for ages 21+, vendors, and more!

For questions, please call 352-461-0134

Dec
31
Sun
New Year’s Eve at Whispering Oaks Winery @ Whispering Oaks Winery
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
New Year’s Eve at Whispering Oaks Winery @ Whispering Oaks Winery

New Year’s Eve At Whispering Oaks Winery is on!

🍾 Celebrate New Year’s Eve Dinner with Whispering Oaks Winery!

It’s going to be an evening full of great food, award-winning wine, superb music, and awesome friends.

Reservations are now available from 5pm to 8:30pm.

🎼 Live Music until 10:00pm with an early New Year’s Eve toast to close the night at 10pm.

Get your New Year’s Eve Started with us!
🎉 2024 Party Favors.
🍾 Complimentary Early Champagne Toast to celebrate a great year and to all things coming in 2024!

Only $60 per person!!!
*Tax and gratuity not included

☛RESERVATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE

Includes a complimentary drink ticket good for a glass of beer or wine 🍺 or 🍷

Jan
1
Mon
First Day Hike @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
First Day Hike @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Start the New Year the healthy wat by joining a park ranger on an interpretive hike along the park’s trails.  Included in your park entry fee of $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass. Bring a hat, sunscreen, water and insect repellent.

Jan
6
Sat
Dade’s Battle of 1835 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jan 6 @ 9:00 am
Dade’s Battle of 1835 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park | Bushnell | Florida | United States

Authentic live action on actual site of 1835 Battle. More than 100 reenactors portraying soldiers and Seminoles.

Grounds Open 9 a.m. Battle Reenactment 2 p.m.

We recommend bringing chairs. 

Bleacher seating is limited.

$5 per person; Children Under 6 Free; Parking $3 per vehicle

2024 Reenactment Flyer

Jan
7
Sun
Dade’s Battle of 1835 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am
Dade’s Battle of 1835 @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park | Bushnell | Florida | United States

Authentic live action on actual site of 1835 Battle. More than 100 reenactors portraying soldiers and Seminoles.

Grounds Open 9 a.m. Battle Reenactment 2 p.m.

We recommend bringing chairs. 

Bleacher seating is limited.

$5 per person; Children Under 6 Free; Parking $3 per vehicle

2024 Reenactment Flyer

Jan
22
Mon
Line Dancing @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Line Dancing @ Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Enjoy an introductory line dancing class with our expert volunteer dancer.

Cost is park entry at $3/vehicle or Florida State Parks Annual Pass.

Pre-registration is required – call 352-793-4781 or email DadePrograms@FloridaDEP.gov.

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