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The 35th An​nual Windsor Zucchini Festival

May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Everyone’s favorite summer squash is celebrated at Gainesville’s 35th Annual Windsor Zucchini Festival on May 11th, 2019, 9-4. at the Windsor Fire Station #61, 1401 SE County Road 234, Gainesville, FL 32641

Admission is free!

Over 100 arts, crafts, and plant vendors from around the state will be showing off their wares.
Submit YOUR best recipe in the Cook-A-Zuke contest, have fun carving up the zukes in the zucchini carving contest, and be sure to enter the big raffle with awesome prizes including a kayak!
This year the Festival will be adding a few special attractions to keep kids of all ages busy.
There will be all day live entertainment, expanded children’s activities, including pony rides, petting zoo and inflatable bounce challenges, ‘Plant a pot for Mom’ ( of flowers for Mother’s Day!), and the ‘Zoin’ Coin Treasure Hunt.
New this year is the Kids Firefighter’s Challenge!

Lunch will have items on the menu for both adults and kids. As always it will feature Windsor’s famous Zucchini Cornbread. Also available will be everyone’s favorite…Windsor’s famous FRIED ZUCCHINI and Sweet Dreams Home Made Zucchini Ice Cream. Visit the bake sale featuring homemade baked goods including Windsor’s famous Zucchini bread and the Country Store with locally grown produce and lots of plants donated by local nurseries.
Hayrides will be running all day to parking areas at Illinois Owen’s Park and Windsor Baptist Church. Just 7 miles east of Gainesville, home of the famous Univ. of FL Gators, nestled in forests and farmland and bordering the shores of historic Newnan’s (Pithlachocco) Lake, Windsor is one of Florida’s oldest communities and best kept secrets.

More than 35 years ago a group of concerned residents saw the need to set up and support their own Volunteer Fire Department to better protect the community and its surrounding areas. The Windsor Zucchini Festival was created to raise funds to help pay the bills. Thanks to the WVFD Community Service Committee of volunteers, the Festival is still going strong and is better than ever.

Proceeds go to support the Windsor Volunteer Fire Department and the community, WVFD is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt org., registered with the State of Florida for fundraising. CH41948 For more information: info@windsor-z-news.org or Festival Chairperson, Cindy 352-372-4875 or visit http://bit.ly/2V3NSOQ.


May 11, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Windsor Zucchini Festival
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Windsor Fire Station #61
1401 SE County Road 234,
Gainesville, FL 32641 United States
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(352) 378-8671
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