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Lake County Folk Festival 2018 in Eustis
October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
21st Annual Lake County Folk Festival October 6th and 7th, 2017 Historic Downtown Eustis, FL and Ferran Park on Lake Eustis Folk Fun, Family and it’s Free! Musicians, crafters, artists and food vendors, all converging in Historic Downtown Eustis and beautiful Ferran Park on Lake Eustis. This family oriented musical event is the longest running FREE folk festival in the state of Florida providing a truly unique cultural and musical experience for all ages.
Venues throughout the downtown and lake front provide the setting for 50 performing groups with more than 150 musicians. They will be performing a variety of musical styles: including Original, Americana, Traditional and Vintage Folk, Blues, Celtic, Bluegrass, and Gospel.
Sit in the shade at the historic Alice B. McClellen Band Shell in the park, visit in the cool comfort of Bay Street Theater, Lake Eustis Museum of Art, or check out the venues. Bring your instrument and jam along at the jam tents. Want to try your hand at song writing? Write a song for the “Funniest Folk Song” contest, Competition is Sunday 10:00 AM. Information and applications are available on the website. Last festivals winner Dan Gribbin “The Deadbeat” The children’s area will be hosted by Lake Eustis Museum of Art. All venues are children friendly and all music is appropriate for all listeners. Food vendors will be offering their specialties on Ferran Park Drive where you can listen to music at the band shell. Several local food establishments will also be venues for music, so grab a bite to eat or just sit and listen. Art, craft and general merchandise vendors are located within Ferran Park. Unique items include handmade jewelry, soaps, jams, honey, clothing and paintings by featured artist Ernest M Lee are just a few of the vendors.