Brooksville celebrates blueberries

The Florida Blueberry Festival in Brooksville is coming up on April 22-23. Try out the 1,000 foot Urban Slide!

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Florida Blueberry Festival takes over Brooksville this weekend April 22-23. This street festival celebrates all things blueberry from pie to wine.

“It’s a sensational two days that we do,” says festival director Michael Heard. “Everybody’s really excited about being there.”

The festival includes two stages with live music, hundreds of vendors, street performers, and a Kids Zone featuring a 1,000-foot water slide.

Proceeds from the festival help local charities, renovations to the historic downtown district, and the Florida Blueberry Association for education and research.

Admission is free to children 12 and under, ages 13 – 17 are $5, and 18 and up $10. Separate fees are collected for specialty attractions, including the Urban Slide. All concerts are free with admission.

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