Celebrate America’s birthday in Anderson Snow Park with HITS 106, Hernando County Parks & Recreation and Great Bay Distributors. Live music by The Petty Hearts Tom Petty Tribute band, followed by a great fireworks show at 9 pm, and the incomparable Never Stop Believing Ultimate Journey Tribute band. Enjoy food… Read More
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39th Annual Brooksville Raid Reenactment
January 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
One event on January 20, 2019 at 9:00 am
This huge event portrays the 1864 raid of federal troops into the interior as the union forces attempted to destroy a confederate salt works. Cannons are fired. Horses are ridden into battle, and meals are eaten in the largest Civil War reenactment in Florida, with over 1500 reenactors and their families. 28 cannons, 60 horses, and over 50 sutlers bring history to life for kids of all ages.
This reenactment is a recreation of a Civil War battle that happened in Hernando County in July of 1864 and is held once daily.
Activities include shopping on Sutler’s Row, Battalion Drills, the Ladies’ Tea, Brooksville Raid Battle Reenactment, and Sunday at 1:30 is the Grand Review. It is suggested to bring a chair for your comfort.
Onsite “suttlers” offer a myriad of Civil War items for sale. There is kettle corn, old time root beer and authentic FRY BREAD available for purchase. All animals must be on a leash.
The cost is $10 for adults, $5 ages 6-12, Free for ages 5 and under and $3 for Scouts in uniform.
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