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Big Shoals State Park is hosting the Second Annual Pumpkin Fest

WHITE SPRINGS – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Big Shoals State Park is hosting the Second Annual Pumpkin Fest on Saturday, October 23, 2010.

This one-day annual event invites participants to enter two different contests the whole family can enjoy.  The first contest is a children’s pumpkin decorating contest.  Bring a pumpkin and get ready for lots of decorating fun. The second competition is a costume contest open for both kids and adults.  This contest will have three categories in which contestants will be judged:  the funniest; the prettiest; and most original.

Admission is $2 per person or $4 per carload and includes entry into all contests, drinks and snacks, live music, twilight camp fire with marshmallows roasting and a park ranger lead hike with hundreds of Mexican Free-Tailed Bats!  Everyone is invited to stay after Pumpkin Fest to watch the Mexican Free Tailed Bats fly

For more information on The Second Annual Family Pumpkin Fest, please call (386) 867-1639.

This event will take place:

Saturday, October 23, 2010

3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Big Shoals State Park

White Springs, Florida

 

Driving Directions

  • From I-75: Take Exit 439 and turn left onto Hwy 136 East.
  • Drive three (3) miles to US 41.
  • Turn right on US 41 and go one 1 mile (blinking light)
  • Then turn left onto Hwy 135.
  • Follow Hwy 135 for 3.7 miles to SE 94th St/Godwin Bridge Rd.
  • Turn right and drive 1.5 miles on SE 94th St/Godwin Bridge
  • To Big Shoals entrance.

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