2017 Florida Blueberry Festival Entertainment Schedule

Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, are the dates for the 2017 Florida Blueberry Festival in downtown Brooksville.  The entertainment is pretty much continuous throughout the two days, and here is the schedule:

Saturday April 22 schedule

STAR STAGE

Hernando Park / Ft. Dade Avenue

10:30 am – 12:00 pm American Made Classic Rock
1:30 am – 2:30 pm Magic Bus
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Blues Bayeux
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm The Greg Billings Band
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Head Games–Foreigner Tribute Band

 

 

COURTHOUSE STAGE

Main Street

10:20 am – 10:30 am Blue Sky Bag Pipe / Drum Corp
10:45 am – 11:30 am Noah, the Juggler
12:00 pm – 1:25 pm Euphoria Emporium Jam Band
1:40 pm – 2:10 pm DanceCraft’s Rock’n Gypsy Blues Show
2:20 pm – 2:30 pm Blue Sky Bag Pipe / Drum Corp
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm Noah, the Juggler
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm Mac Gilliosa
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Belly Dance Show
6:30 pm – 6:40 pm Blue Sky Bag Pipe / Drum Corp
6:45 pm – 7:30 pm Noah, the Juggler

ROAMING/STREET ENTERTAINMENT

The following performers will be wandering around the Blueberry Festival during the posted times, interacting with festival goers.

10:00 am – 7:00 pm Blue Sky Bag Pipe / Drum Corp
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Curious George
10:00 am – 3:00 pm Mike Weakley of Stilt Fun
10:00 am – 8:00 pm Noah Royak of “Nerdy Noah Show”
10:00 am – 8:00 pm Blueberry Girls
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Silver Lady (Living Statue)

Sunday, April 23 schedule

STAR STAGE

Hernando Park / Ft. Dade Avenue

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Yesterdayze
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Let’s Hang On–Frankie Valli Tribute Band
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Bearded Brothers & Embry Brothers

COURTHOUSE STAGE

Main Street

10:20 am – 10:30 am Blue Sky Bag Pipe / Drum Corp
10:40 am – 11:25 am Gospel Singers
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Precision Dance Academy
12:20 pm – 12:30 pm Blue Sky Bag Pipe / Drum Corp
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Noah, the Juggler
1:25 pm – 2:25 pm Acoustic Roots
2:30 pm – 2:40 pm Blue Sky Bag Pipe / Drum Corp
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm DanceCraft’s Rock’n Gypsy Blues Show
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm Euphoria Emporium Jam Band

ROAMING/STREET ENTERTAINMENT

The following performers will be wandering around the Blueberry Festival during the posted times, interacting with festival goers.

10:00 am – 4:00 pm Blue Sky Bag Pipe / Drum Corp
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Curious George
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Noah Royak of “Nerdy Noah Show”
10:00 am – 3:00 pm Mike Weakley of Stilt Fun
10:00 pm – 5:00 pm Blueberry Girls
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Silver Lady (Living Statue)

Additional entertainment and supporting events

TAMPA BAY TIMES ART SHOW

Library Parking Lot – Corner Main / E. Ft. Dade Avenue

  • Featuring Fine Artist and Craft Artisans
Artists visit the Brooksville area the week preceding the festival to create pieces that compete in the Plein Air Competition.

CITY HALL ART GALLERY

Howell Ave / Ft. Dade Avenues

  • Brush with the Blues – Plein Air Show
  • Spring Hill Art League Exhibit

BLUEBERRY PATCH KIDS ZONE

SunTrust Parking – Orange Street / W. Ft. Dade Avenue

MOBILE MOUNTAIN ATTRACTIONS

  • Bungee Jumping • Inflatables • Climbing Wall • Children’s Activities

Sponsored by Suncoast Credit Union

Kids can try ice skating for free at the Spring Skate as part of their Blueberry Festival experience.

SPRING FREE SKATE

  • 20’ Coloring Wall • Coloring Sheets

Sponsored by Oak Hill Emergency Pediatric Care, Suncoast OB/GYN – All Women’s Midwifery & Healthcare, & Nature Coast Primary Care

  • Auntie Oxidant Blueberry Festival Mascot • Curious George

BLUEBERRY MARKET

SunTrust Parking Area -Orange Street/ W. Ft. Dade Avenue

  • Fresh Blueberries & Blueberry Pies • Blueberry Products • Florida Blueberry Festival T-Shirts • Hats & Posters

Tickets for the Florida Blueberry Festival, can be purchased in advance at FloridaBlueberryFestival.org, or at the gate, are $10 for adults, $5 for children (ages 13-17) and free for children ages 12 and under.  Some attractions/activities incur an additional charge.

 

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