Journey Back in Florida History at the 28th Annual Old Florida Festival

The Collier County Museums and the Friends of the Collier County Museums are pleased to present the 28th Annual Old Florida Festival Nov. 18 and 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Collier Museum at the Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples, Florida 34112.

An event that the entire family will enjoy, Old Florida Festival features authentic reenactors portraying the last 500 years of Florida’s history, two full days of music and special entertainment, demonstrations, local food vendors, and plenty of fun to go around. Reenactment portrayals include the Calusa, Spanish Conquistadors, Revolutionary War, Seminole Tribe of Florida, the Seminole Wars, American Civil War, Pioneer Florida, and World War II. Entertainment includes performances by the Eli Mosley Band, the Good Bad Kids, and Karibbean Groove, storytelling from members of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, clogging by Country Ribbon Cloggers, and more.

Proceeds from Old Florida Festival benefit the Friends of the Collier County Museums and their mission to broaden community support for the Collier County Museums and to actively encourage their growth and development as educational and cultural institutions of excellence. For more information about the Friends of the Collier County Museums, visit

The 28th Annual Old Florida Festival is sponsored in part by WAVV 101.1 FM.

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About Collier County Museums: Collier County Museums offer these five locations where you can explore more than a million years of Southwest Florida history: Naples, Everglades City, Immokalee, Naples Depot, and Marco Island. Established in 1978, Collier County Museums are committed to preservation and education, giving you a glimpse of the rich and diverse history of Collier County and Southwest Florida through the use of elaborate exhibits, free education programs and lectures, and free admission at all locations. Each museum offers a different historical focus and an enlightened view into the distant and not-so-distant past that makes Collier County the world-renowned cultural center it is today. Admission at all Collier County Museums is free. For more information, visit or call (239) 252-8476 

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