Skip to Content

Local color: Lake Placid Caladium Festival, July 29 to 31, 2022, is about a vivid plant

This small town festival celebrates a uniquely Lake Placid product: caladiums, a colorful plant grown commercially almost nowhere else. There’ll be music, food, a car show, arts and crafts plus bus tours of the caladium fields.

Read More about Local color: Lake Placid Caladium Festival, July 29 to 31, 2022, is about a vivid plant

Florida Seafood Festival, Apalachicola scheduled Nov. 5-6, 2021

Last updated on December 13th, 2021 at 04:26 pmIt’s only fitting that the oldest seafood festival in Florida calls Apalachicola its home. Folks have been fishing here since the early 1800s, although at the time, the town was established primarily as a shipping port for cotton. As railroads replaced ships for the transit of cotton, …

Read More about Florida Seafood Festival, Apalachicola scheduled Nov. 5-6, 2021