DAVIE

Davie ‘Orange Blossom Festival’ features rodeo, strawberries and parade

 

jsimmons@MiamiHerald.com

Davie will host its 76th annual Orange Blossom Festival this weekend with a parade, rodeo, arts and crafts show and strawberry treats.

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday and take place on Davie Road between Orange Drive and Southwest 39th Street.

The festival, which features more than 250 displays, will take place on Orange Drive between Davie Road and Southwest 66th Terrace between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free activities include arts and crafts, a fine arts show, western town, musical entertainment, Native American display, animal farm, western carriage display and concerts.

On Saturday and Sunday, there will be an old-fashioned Strawberry Festival at the Davie Woman's Club. Fresh strawberries and homemade shortcake will be served as well as other strawberry creations.The Davie Pro Rodeo events will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds. Cowboys will compete for championships titles challenging 2,000-pound bulls, riding bare back, barrel racing and wrestling cattle. Tickets to the rodeo are $10 for children ages 3-12 and $20 for those older.

Parking on the festival grounds is $5.

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