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Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

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Upcoming events

    • December 09, 2022
    • 5:00 PM (EST)
    • December 24, 2022
    • 9:00 PM (EST)
    • Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

    The 2022 Festival of Lights will begin on Friday December 9 and end Friday December 24.

    December 9 through the 23 will be all Holiday Magic Nights!    Complimentary popcorn, hot cocoa, marshmallows by the bonfire, Santa, food and craft vendors, kids crafts and more. 

    The lights come on at dusk and the last ticket sold nightly will be at 8:30 pm. Festival Entrance Gates close at 8:30 pm and the park will close at 9 pm.

    December 24th will be our only Silent Night.

    The cost is $4.00 per person and children under 3 are free.

    • March 30, 2023
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • April 01, 2023
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive


    Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park will host the 33rd Annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show March 30-April 1, 2023. Antique tractors and farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on display.

    Compete in the tractor pulls and watch demonstrations of shingle milling, corn grinding, home canning and more. Unusual engines for everyday purposes with exhibits and collections of flywheels, hit and miss engines, water pumps, vintage pedal tractors, antique cars, and farm equipment.

    On Saturday morning, an antique tractor parade will feature everything from customized lawn tractors to restored farm machinery. Try your luck at our raffle prizes, shop and eat with our vendors.  We have tons of family fun activities and a kid's area on Saturday!

    Admission to the public is $5 per vehicle with up to eight passengers.

    If you would like to participate, please contact Andrea at (386) 397-4478. 

    For more information, call (877) 635-3655 

    Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

    11016 Lillian Saunders Drive

    White Springs, FL 32096

     (Located on US 41, three miles from I-75 and nine miles from I-10)

    (386) 397-2733

    • May 26, 2023
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • May 28, 2023
    • 11:00 PM (EDT)
    • Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park

    Visit Florida Folk Festival for details and tickets

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