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Posted on: February 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Orange Blossom Festival, Parade, and Rodeo

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Public Information Office. Contact Leona Henry or Sussette Rodriguez at pio@davie-fl.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FEBRUARY 25, 2020


ORANGE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL, PARADE, AND RODEO

FEBRUARY 28-MARCH 1, 2020


Orange Blossom Golf Tournament

The 8th Annual Orange Blossom Golf Tournament kicks off the Orange Blossom Festival on Friday, February 28, 2020. The Davie Golf Club is carrying on the tradition with a golf tournament to kick off the Orange Blossom Festival.

The cost to participate is $79 per person with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. A portion of the proceeds being donated to the "Diamonds in the Rough" youth group. The entry fee covers golf, cart, range balls, lunch, and tee, and competition prizes.

Participants can also register in the clubhouse or stop by the pro shop for details. Call 954-797-4653, for more information or visit www.daviegolf.net.


Orange Blossom Kickoff Concert

The Orange Blossom Kickoff Concert will be held on Friday, February 28, 2020, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Old Davie School Historical Museum, 6650 Griffin Road. The concert will feature RemaDee, a local classic rock band, with the live performance beginning at 6 p.m. The concert will also include children’s activities, a petting farm, and food trucks.


Orange Blossom Festival

The festival grounds are free and open to the public. It will open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 29, 2020, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2020. Activities for both days include live music, youth entertainment, petting farm, Wild Life Shows, and a kid’s play area. You can also visit the Farmers Market and Green Fair, arts and crafts vendors, and food vendors. Admission to the festival is free.

Don’t miss the Strawberry Shortcake Festival on both days which will be held at the Davie Woman’s Club, 6551 Orange Drive. Fresh strawberries and homemade shortcake will be available as well as other strawberry creations.

Old Davie School also will be providing free guided tours on Saturday and Sunday, February 29 and March 1 from noon to 2 p.m. and will be providing old fashioned activities at Pioneer Village, Flea Market, Car Show (Sunday Only) located behind the schoolhouse.


Orange Blossom Parade

On Saturday, February 29, 2020, the Orange Blossom Parade will begin at 10 a.m. and will proceed south on Davie Road from S.W. 39th Street to Orange Drive. This year’s theme is Cowboy Town’s Salute to Service.


Orange Blossom Rodeo

See an authentic heritage rodeo at its finest in the covered Rodeo Grounds, 4271 Davie Road. The Davie Pro Rodeo will be held on Saturday, February 29 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 1 at 2 p.m. Come and watch cowboys and cowgals from around the world compete for championship titles, while they challenge 2,000-pound bulls, steer wrestling, wrestling, barrel racing, and team roping. The Davie Pro Rodeo was voted as the best rodeo east of the Mississippi and has won numerous awards – ranking six in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association’s Top 10 Rodeos in the Nation. There will be a $5 parking fee per vehicle. Credit card payment now accepted at the gate. Advanced and group-rate tickets are available. To purchase please contact Davie Pro Rodeo at 954-680-8005 or Grif’s Western Wear at 954-587-9000.


Parking

Festival, parade and rodeo parking will be available behind Davie Town Hall and can only be accessed via Davie Road. Parking on the festival grounds is $5 per vehicle.


Road Closures

Davie Road will be closed between S.W. 39th Street south to Orange Drive, on Saturday, February 29 from 9 a.m. to Noon.

Orange Drive will be closed from Davie Road west to S.W. 66th Terrace on Saturday, February 29 from 5 a.m. through Sunday, March 1 at 8 p.m.


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Media Contact:

Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager

Office: 954-797-1035

 

Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Assistant

Office: 954-797-1102


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