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5-11-17

The 65th Annual Florida Folk Festival at Stephen Foster


Submitted by Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park


The 65th Annual Florida Folk Festival will be held on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 26, 27 & 28 at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive in White Springs. The 65th Annual Florida Folk Festival will again offer dance, craft square and workshops where you can learn traditional crafts such as whittling, henna tattooing, weaving of willow baskets, rug braiding, hand weaving, looming, and the carving of duck decoys.


Make sure you check out the Seminole Indian camp, where you can witness the traditional Seminole and Miccosukee Indian lifestyle. The Folk Life Program will feature the counties of Southwest Florida. Again this year, they will host a banjo and fiddle contest, and have a children’s area featuring Florida’s heritage, culture, music and crafts. Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park is located at 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive in White Springs. For more information, call 1-877-635-3655 or www.floridastateparks.org/folkfest/.