Food, Fun, Art and Crafts!

  • Open to public 9:00am to 5:00pm Saturday and Sunday
  • Continuous Entertainment for the Whole Family
  • Arts & Crafts Show with Over 100 Booths
  • Music and Dancing!
  • Manatee Viewing
  • Disc Connected K9s - World Famous Frisbee Dogs
  • Children's Area with: Shows - Face Panting - Games
  • Environmental Conservation Displays

Please see our Event Info page for a more detailed list of events, times, ticket information and a printable Manatee Festival Guide as well as a Printable Manatee Activity and Coloring Book for the kids!

Orange City Blue Spring Manatee Festival: Saving Manatees and Supporting The Community - Click To Read More

Scholarship Information!

The Manatee Festival uses the funds raised through its annual festival to benefit friends of Blue Spring State Park, Dare Programs and other area organizations.

We are also awarding (4) $1000 educational scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded to students who are enrolling in college, or are already enrolled in college. Any major is acceptable. Preference will be given to students who live in the West Volusia area.

Please click on the link below, download and fill out the application, attach your essay to it, and mail it back to the address on the form. Deadline for submittal is April 13th, 2020.

Click Here to download the 2020 Scholarship Intro Letter and Application (pdf)

Click Here To See Past Scholarship Winners

Come Join The Fun!

The Festival is a Fund Raiser for the Orange City Community. The proceeds will benefit "Friends of Blue Spring State Park", Educational scholarships, and other Greater Orange City Organizations.