The Florida Manatee Festival
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 at 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Downtown Crystal River
This annual event celebrates Crystal River’s most famous resident, the West Indian Manatee. This event is in its 27th year and is welcoming visitors from around the world to downtown Crystal River for two days of manatee tours, live music, great food, arts and crafts and much more.
Highlights for 2014:
- Live music by Lester Freeman, one of the original recorders of hit song, Some Kind of Wonderful.
- Jimmy Buffet Sound-Alike Contest
- Crystal River Boat Builders present the Civil War era blockade runner scow replica
- Fine Arts Show
- Arts & Crafts
- Two Food Courts
- Two Entertainment Venues