at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
Explore North Florida's natural beauty & local culture along the Suwannee River in our learning programs for adults age 55 and older. Leisure or active programs are available. Learn more about the life and music of Stephen Foster. Enjoy church suppers, local musicians and craftsman, or canoe and hike along the Suwannee. Call
386-397-7009 for more information.
Big Shoals Pumpkin Festival
Saturday October 15th
*Special Event Pricing
Please call for additional Ranger lead programs throughout the year.
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
11016 Lillian Saunders Drive/ Hwy 41
White Springs, FL 32096
(386) 397-2733, (877) 635-3655
Gift Shop 386- 397-1920
Father’s Day Fishing Clinic
Sunday June 19
Antiques Arts & Collectibles
Saturday July 16th
10 a.m. - 3 a.m.
Saturday August 6th
Old Time Music Weekend
Friday - Saturday September 9-11
Art in the Park
Saturday October 1st
Quilt Show & Sale
Friday - Sunday
October 14 -16
Rural Folklife Days
Thursday & Friday October 27-28th
Friday & Saturday November 11 & 12th
Festival of Lights
December 2nd - 24th
Collectors from all over will gather to display their variety of collectibles: teapots, spoons, coins, linens, toy trains, tractors, furniture, dolls, farm and turpentine equipment, antique and classic cars, military vehicles, antique bikes and more!
Visit Cousin Thelma Bolton’s Gift Shop for handmade items created by local artists and crafters, up-cycled trinkets, locally made jams, jellies, syrups, honey and refreshments. Also be sure to check out our Christmas in July Sale Event! Food concessions will be available.
The Park will feature several local authors who will be available for book signing, personal visitor education and an open microphone for those who wish to read or discuss their written works. The authors will be located inside Nelly Bly’s Kitchen where you can also enjoy home made ice cream. Come and cool off and meet some talented folks!
Play at the playground, have a picnic, rent a bicycle or canoe from the Gift Shop or go for a hike on the trails. Visit the Craft Cabins where you can learn a primitive craft or sign up for a workshop. Our crafters teach pottery, blacksmithing, jewelry making, weaving, quilting, crochet, fly-tying, rope making, leather work and many more crafts and trades, Call the Gift Shop any time at386-397-1920 to schedule a workshop.
To display arts and collectibles call Pat Cromer 386-397-4408
To set up as a vendor call JoAnna Lemmon 386-397-1920
To set up vehicle displays call Shirley McManus 386-397-1920