Town of Davie
80th Annual Orange Blossom Festival, Parade & Rodeo
FEBRUARY 25 and 26, 2017
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For more information call the Special Events Division at
(954) 797-1181

*Friday, February 24, 2017*

The Town of Davie’s 80th Annual Orange Blossom Festival will feature a golf tournament hosted by the Davie Golf and Country Club. The 5th Annual James Pirtle Memorial Golf Classic will be held on Friday, February 24, 2017, to kick off the Festival weekend.
The format of the James Pirtle Memorial Golf Classic will be a 4-player scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Competition is open to players of all skill levels and handicaps. The tournament will award team prizes and trophies, and will feature course contests.

Complete tournament information and entry forms are available online or can be picked up Davie Golf and Country Club, 8201 Nova Drive, Davie, FL  33324, and the Davie Pine Island Park Multipurpose Center, 3801 S. Pine Island Road, Davie, FL 33328.

Orange Blossom Kick Off Concert
*Friday, February 24, 2017*
Join us on February 24, 2017 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm for the Orange Blossom Kick Off Concert at the Old Davie School Historical Museum, 6650 Griffin Road, Davie. The Classic Rock band Rema Dee will be performing live starting at 6:30pm.  Admission is FREE and there will be Arts & Craft vendors, bounce house, petting farm and food trucks.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the evening.  So bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy an evening of music.

The 80th Annual Orange Blossom Festival, Parade and Rodeo  
*Saturday & Sunday, February 25 and 26, 2017*  
Festival Times:
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Sat.)
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sun.)
Location:
Town Hall, 6591Orange Drive
Admission:
FREE
Parking:
$5.00 on the festival grounds

Festival Both Days
The festival will feature over 250 displays and will take place down Orange Drive from Davie Rd. west to SW 66th Terrace.  This portion of Orange Drive will be closed off during the festival.  Free activities for both days includes an arts & crafts show, fine arts show, musical entertainment, "Cowboy Town", Native American display, animal farm, western carriage display, commerce corner, information displays and green product displays.  There will be a FREE concert on Saturday and Sunday!  There will also be a free kids' corner that includes a bounce house, giant slide, rides and climbing wall.  Admission to the festival is FREE. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Jeff Pohlman, Operations and Professional Management I at 954-797-1163. For a list of our sponsorship opportunities please call Anna Francis at (954) 797-1181. If you would like to become a vendor please check back around August for the application.

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast
On Saturday, beginning at 7:00am, there will be a Pancake Breakfast at the Davie Moose Lodge, 4483 Davie Rd, Davie, put on by the Kiwanis.  Pre-sale tickets are available at the Davie Town Hall, Special Events and Cultural Arts office for $5.00.

Strawberry Shortcake Festival
On Saturday and Sunday there will be an old fashioned Strawberry Festival at the Davie Woman's Club located on Orange Drive, on the festival grounds.  Fresh strawberries and homemade shortcake will be served as well as other strawberry creations.

Orange Blossom Concerts:  
*Saturday, February 25, 2017
TBA

*Sunday, Sunday, February 26, 2017
TBA

Location:
Orange Drive and Davie Road
Admission:
FREE
Parking:
$5.00 on the festival grounds

80th Annual Orange Blossom Parade
*Saturday, February 25, 2017*
Time:
10:00 a.m.
Location:
Davie Road between Orange Drive and SW 39 Street
The parade will kick off at 10:00 a.m. and will proceed down Davie Road, between SW 39 Street, south to Orange Drive.

This Year’s Theme:  "TBA"
How to become an entry in the parade
All non-profit youth and adult groups, commercial and non-commercial businesses, musical marching and non-musical marching groups, and all school groups are invited to participate. Parade applications will be ready around December 2016.  Awards will be presented after the parade in the different mentioned categories on the community stage.  

Open Farmers Market & Green Fair
Just like in the old west, purchase fresh home grown vegetables, herbs and spices, peanuts and fruits at our old fashion Farmers Market sponsored by the Department of Agriculture and the 4-H Clubs of Broward.

Free Stage Entertainment & Street Dance
Family Entertainment will take place on both days throughout the festival.  FREE street concerts on Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. on the Festival Grounds.  Listen to 99.9 KISS Country for guest entertainers.

Heritage championship rodeo in the covered Bergeron Rodeo Grounds of Davie, Florida
See authentic heritage rodeo at its finest!  Be amazed as real cowboys from around the world compete for championship titles.  The Davie Pro Rodeo was voted as the best rodeo east of the Mississippi and has won numerous awards rodeoing in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Come watch cowboys and cow gals challenge 2,000 pound bulls, ride bare back, wrestle cattle, barrel race, and team rope.  The kids will love it!  The Davie Pro Rodeo will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at 7:30pm, and on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 2:00pm, in the covered Bergeron Rodeo Grounds of Davie, Florida. Gates open at 6:00pm to purchase tickets and so that you can come in and enjoy the food and vendors before the rodeo begins.  Advanced and Group rate tickets are available at the Special Events and Cultural Arts office located at the Pine Island Park.  Tickets are $20 and $8 (3-12) in advance and $22 and $10 (3-12) at the gate.  

Festival, Parade and Rodeo Parking will be available behind the Town Hall and can only be accessed via Davie Road.  Parking on the festival grounds is $5.00 per vehicle.      
All times, dates and activities are subject to change.





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Information
Applications
Seeking Sponsors
Sponsorship Application
 
James Pirtle Memorial Golf Classic
Seeking Parade Participants
Parade Application
 
Craft Vendor Application
Orange Blossom Festival, Parade & Rodeo
Food Vendor Application
Seeking Volunteers
 
Orange Blossom Festival Road Closures