|CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. (March 2, 2021) – A hidden gem in Florida’s Nature Coast, Crystal River is welcoming visitors this spring for unforgettable family fun and outdoor adventure. Warmer temperatures and a fun-filled lineup of local festivals in March make springtime an especially appealing time to Discover Crystal River, Florida. |
Floral City Strawberry Festival – March 6 & 7, Floral CityThe 34th annual strawberry festival will celebrate its mouthwatering namesake with a full weekend of “berry” fun activities. The weekend features 200 booths filled with arts and crafts, The Little Miss Strawberry Princess Pageant, a wide variety of festival foods and treats, a beer & wine garden, and an extensive variety of inflatables and bounce houses for the kids. Don’t forget to purchase your freshly picked strawberries supplied by their very own Ferris Farm. Learn more at GoStrawberryFest.com.
Inverness St. Patrick’s Day Festival – March 13, Inverness Visit downtown Inverness the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day for a festive and fun-filled celebration. The daytime event will feature a leprechaun bar crawl for adults and the leprechaun and fairy costume contest for children. More event details can be found online.
Florida Manatee Festival – March 27-28, Crystal RiverCelebrate your favorite floating friends with manatee boat tours, live music, and a wide array of inflatables, sand art, face painting and other activities. Guests are also encouraged to a take a chill stroll through the Hippie Village at Heritage House, featuring bohemian crafts, groovy entertainment, and gypsy music. Learn more at GoManateeFest.com.
For more information, visit DiscoverCrystalRiverFL.com, as event details are subject to change. -###- About Crystal River, Florida Widely known as the Manatee Capital of the World, Crystal River, Florida, is the only place in the United States to legally experience the up-close encounter of swimming with these gentle giants. Located on Central Florida’s Gulf Coast, Crystal River and the surrounding cities of Old Homosassa, Inverness and Floral City are an authentic showcase of outdoor adventure and scenic beauty. Within tens of thousands of acres of protected state parks, forests and wildlife refuges, visitors can explore miles of bicycling, walking, birding, horseback riding and hiking trails to unlock a wild and wonderful world of natural, recreational and archaeological treasures. Pristine swimmable springs and a shimmering network of rivers, lakes, marshlands and mangroves make Crystal River perfect for kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing, boating, fishing, scalloping and floating. Feeding the fun is a creative collection of restaurants, pubs, bistros and bars serving up freshly caught seafood and other seasonal favorites all year long. Begin your adventure at DiscoverCrystalRiverFL.com or call (800) 587-6667.