Introduce Your Children to the Art of Music!
Broward County Parks and Recreation, Parks Foundation of Broward County, City of Plantation, Broward County Public Schools, Centennial Bank, FPL, Keith, and WPLG Local 10 host ParksFest Family Music Day presented by Rick Case Automotive Group.
The main act will be the 100-member Florida Youth Orchestra and special guest, Grammy-winning jazz flutist Nestor Torres.
Calvin Hughes, WPLG-10 anchor, will emcee the festivities.
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Noon to 5 p.m.
Plantation Heritage Park
1100 S. Fig Tree Lane
Plantation, FL 33317
Fees: $10/ages 13 and up; ages 12 and under free.
Opening acts will include bands from Broward County Public Schools -- Cypress Bay High School Sound of Thunder Jazz Band, Plantation High School Marching Band, and South Plantation High School Drama/Thespian Club.
Other event features will be sponsor booths, car displays, Broward County Public Schools Applied Learning displays, Boys & Girls Club, Florida Youth Orchestra Instrument Play Pen (where kids can hold, touch, and play with musical instruments, under the guidance of FYO musicians and staff, to discover the joy of making music), kids' games and activities, beer and wine, and the following food trucks: Dough Doughs Donuts, La Nostra Pizza, Taco Fresh, Garden Diva, World Famous Eggrolls, Gallos Pintos, Fat Boyz BBQ, and Hip Hop Pops. There will also be concessionnaires offering burgers, chicken tenders, kabobs, arepas, pretzels, hot dogs, and frozen lemonade.
Gates open at 10:30 a.m. Seating will be on lush, open green space at the park. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for their viewing pleasure. Seating will not be provided.
No outside food, beverages, or coolers will be permitted. Pets are not allowed. There will be a limit of one backpack or purse per person.
Event capacity is limited, so we encourage visitors to purchase advance tickets online at CaribTix.com/ParksFest. (There is a $2.60 processing fee.) ParksFest is a rain-or-shine event. No refunds, transfers, or exchanges on all purchased tickets.