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Rural Folklife Days

  • October 31, 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
  • Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park


  • Rural Folklife Day is $5 per person. One Teacher/Primary Educator and bus driver Free

Rural Folklife Days, October 31, 2024

Demonstrators will be on hand showcasing Florida traditions of yesterday and today during this event.

Rural Folklife Days celebrates the region’s rural past with demonstrations and hands-on learning activities.  Visitors can taste jellies, play traditional games, churn butter, sing songs, square dancing, quilt on a frame, assist a blacksmith, learn about lye soap, watch demonstrations and learn to fish!  

This event is a long-standing tradition at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, for decades’ students have enjoyed field trips to the park to experience this event.  Schools and home school groups are encouraged to attend this event and pre-register! Contact the park for more information. Groups that do pre-register get into the Florida Folk Festival Education Day in May free! Teacher and bus driver admitted free with pre-registration.

Everyone is welcome!

Admission is $5 per person.  

Under "Guests registrations" at the bottom of the registration form, you will enter the total number of tickets you are purchasing ("guests") minus 1.  Please also remember to subtract your teacher(s) and your bus driver(s) from the total number of guests in your shopping cart before you check out or request  to be invoiced! One teacher and one bus driver per class admitted free.  Homeschools: Please subtract your main educator.

For more information, please call 386-397-7005

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

P.O. Drawer G / 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive (Park)

P.O. Box 666 (CSO)

White Springs, Florida 32096

(877) 635-3655

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