Florida Forest Festival announces 2017 theme


The Board of Directors of the Florida Forest Festival has announced the theme of the 62nd annual festival will be “It’s a Forest Out There!” In 1955, the citizens of Taylor County, Florida, decided to stage a county-wide “Pine Tree Festival” as an educational tool to reduce forest fires that were crippling the county’s economic… View Article

Deuces Wild joins festival entertainment line-up


Deuces Wild will perform at 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. at the 61st annual Florida Forest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 22. Deuces Wild is a musical duo with Heather Dice and Tommy Harrison. Forming in August of 2013 they made their first public appearance after only two weeks, and haven’t slowed down since. Playing Local restaurants,… View Article

Clay Brooker to perform


Clay Brooker will perform at the 61st annual Florida Forest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 12:30 p.m. on the mainstage. From the time he was very young, Clay Brooker has been dreaming of being a country music artist. Growing up listening to artists/bands like Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Jr., Ricky Skaggs, and Lynyrd Skynyrd… View Article

All American Lumberjack Show will astound audiences again


Perennial festival favorite, All American Lumberjack Show, will be back again this year at the 61st annual Florida Forest Festival. On Saturday, Oct. 22, there will be three shows at 12 noon, 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. There will also be a Kids Lumberjack Camp at 2:30 p.m. The award-winning lumberjacks will astound audiences as… View Article

The Grapevine returns to Forest Festival


The Grapevine Band, which headlined the 57th annual Florida Forest Festival, returns in 2014 to brings its high-energy performance to Forest Capital State Park for a second time. Since 1987, The Grapevine has electrified audiences across Georgia, becoming one of the most popular party bands for corporate events, conventions, wedding receptions and other special events…. View Article