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Floral City Heritage Days

November 25, 2016

By Mary West

Posted in: Homosassa River

Homosassa River RV Resort is 30 miles from Floral City, a town that will host Heritage Days on December 2 and 3. The celebration promises to be a fun time of Christmas activities, food and music, as well as an opportunity to see how people lived in bygone years. It will have the flavor of an old-time Florida family get-together. The address is 8394 E Orange Avenue.

Festivities on Friday night include an all-you-can-eat fish fry along with rides in horse-drawn wagons down an avenue lined with luminaries. Attendees can also sing carols from the porches of lovely homes. Visitors are encouraged to bring a flashlight to prevent falls. Hours are from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday is Folk Life Day, an event that involves the following components:

  • Historic home tour
  • Country food: barbecue chicken, corn on the cob, boiled peanuts, kettle corn, funnel cakes, homemade lemonade, hoppin’ John and sweet potato pie
  • Folk music
  • Model A Club’s antique auto parade
  • Demonstrations

Aside from the $10 charge for the home tour, admission is free. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Country Store and Heritage Museum will be open all day.

Homosassa River RV Park

You’ll be blown away by the natural beauty at our Gulf Coast RV park. Come for a visit soon. Please see our special offer. If you have any questions about our rates or amenities, give us a call at (352) 628-2928, or send an email to homosassariver@suncommunities.com.

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