2018 25th Annual Ocoee Founders Day Preview

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Information compiled and written by Nathan Wertheimer

Central Florida get ready for the 25th Annual Ocoee Founders Day. You may have seen the television commercial for the Ocoee Founders Day sponsored by Dan Newlin & Partners. This event is being held on the weekend of November 3 & 4, 2018, at Bill Breeze Park. Admission is free is free to this two day event. Rain or shine this event goes on. The two big music headliners for this festival are Jake Owen and Big & Rich.

What is the Ocoee Founders Day? This Festival is dedicated to celebrating Ocoee’s small town traditions with country music, community, small businesses and fun. Over the past 25 years, we have seen our Founders’ Day Festival grow from a few hundred to 20,000 attendees. Enjoy an array of festival food, carnival rides for the kids, a unique marketplace, car show, beer garden and epic musical performances.

Before going to this event, please check the weather to wear appropriate clothing. Dress comfortably for the entire day. Here are some items to bring such as folding lawn chair, blanket, poncho, sunscreen, still/video camera. Certain items are prohibited at the festival. See event website for more information.

It is a short drive from Downtown Orlando to Bill Breeze Park. Check your GPS for the best route there. The festival location is at 125 North Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee, Florida 34761. Event parking ranges from $5 – $10 depending on location. Look for signage directing vehicles for event parking. It is recommended to arrive early for the best event parking.

Bring a folding chair, sit back, relax, and enjoy the Country Music concert. Here are this year’s performers, which are Jake Owen, Big & Rich, The Greg Warren Band, and much more.

Before the end of Saturday night, stay for the fireworks at 10:30pm. This is one of the highlights for this year’s festival. For a list of schedule events please visit ocoeefoundersfestival.org/schedule/.

This event would not be possible without these fine sponsors. These sponsors are the City of Ocoee, Fifty West, 103.1 The Wolf, Raynor Shine, Orlando Federal Credit Union, Budweiser, Mauricio Chiropractic, Dan Newlin & Partners, Sterling Medical Group, Hembree Construction ATS, SRS, Oelrich Construction, CPH, Crown Consulting Group, miJAX Companies, Oasis, Sysco, Apple Air Conditioning & Heating, Summit Construction Group. Waste Connection, Waste Connections, and much more. Some of these sponsors may have booths selling their product or services.

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