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2nd Annual Spring Festival

Thank you to all the volunteers, vendors, and sponsors who made this event possible! We would like to express our appreciation to Fun Faces Balloon Creations for providing free face painting, Beanfields for donating bean chips, and Daiya for donating coupons for their products. Furthermore, we would like to thank those who advertised for our event. Stay tuned for more events to come!

Food Vendors
Nut-N-Honey (Ice Cream Novelties & Honey)
Free Lovin Foodery (Vegetarian and Vegan Wholesome Food)
Humble Pie (Fried Pizza, Salad, Desserts, Drinks)
Sweet Treats Concession (Festival Food)
Dixon Enterprises (Shaved Ice, Cotton Candy)
Sesame Ginger Organics (Vegetable Cutlets)
Sweet Dreams (Home Made Ice Cream Fire Truck)

Plant Sales, Food Vendors, Arts & Crafts, and more! 

Art & Craft Vendors
Stoneton Gems (Sea Glass Jewelry & Home Decor)
Simplistic Artistic Design (Original Painted Artwork)
Fluff-N-Stuff Farm (Handcraft Soap)
Grandma’s Gourds & Glass (Gourd Bird Houses & Wine Glasses)
Alternatives Global Marketplace (Handcrafts, Baskets, Hats, Chimes, & Jewelry)
Chantilly Place (Interchangeable Jewelry)
Cheyenne & Modoc Designs (Intertribal Native American Arts & Crafts)
Blown Glass by Winston (Blown Glass Figurines and Hairbows by Winsome) – Demos throughout the day!
Le Souk
Nature’s Beat (Naturally amplifies music from i-pads, cell phones, etc.)

Gardens and Ghouls 2017

2016 Performances

Non-Profits & Info Booths
Meldon Law (Promotional Giveaways from Law Office)
Rapscallion to the Rescue (Non-profit Animal Rescue Group)
Williston Animal Group (Dogs for Adoption)
Children’s Miracle
Pampered Chef (Info on Cooking Products)
Ethical Choices Program (Non-Profit Education and Advocacy Organization)
Solutionary Species (Humane Education Summer Camp at Cedar Lakes Woods & Gardens)
Best Water Solutions (Information on Latest Technologies & Benefits of Water Treatment for Homes & Gardens)
Meridian Behavioral Healthcare (Info on Services)
UF/IFAS Levy County Extensions (Free Publications on Gardening)
Saint Leo University (Degree Program Brochures and Giveaways)

The Gardens and Ghouls 5K
-A spooky, eco-friendly, Halloween race-
Dress up in your favorite halloween costume and RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! We will have races starting at 5:00 PM
During the day, we will have children's activities at 1:00 PM, face painting, food, costume contests, and MORE!
Racers receive free admission to the gardens ALL DAY!

"BOO17" - $15 off of the competitive race
"SPOOKY17" - $10 off of the non-competitive race

​October 28, 2017

SATURDAY – 4/30/16
11:00a – Shade Tree (Trio)
Noon – Dan Schnebel
1:00p – Tom Yum (Duo)
2:00p – Cami Lundeen
3:00p – Michelle Lambert
4:00p – Just Maybe Duo
SUNDAY – 5/1/16
Noon – Damaged Daughters (Duo)
1:00p – Damaged Daughters (Duo)
2:00p – Cami Lundeen
3:00p – George Gomez
4:00p – Dick Terry (Duo)

Past Event Spotlights:

Vendors 2016

Plant Vendors
Randy’s Bromeliads + More (Bromeliads, Ferns, Miniorchids, Begonias, African Violets)
George Griepenburg (Butterfly & Hummingbird Plants)
Gross Orchids (Blooming Orchid Plants)
Fe’s Orchids (Orchid Products & Plants/Tropical Plants)
D&D Growers (Herbs, Vegetables, Perennials, Gingers, Figs, Carnivorous Plants)
Country Meadows Nursery (Mixture of Internal, External Woody Orm Baskets, Cacti)
J&P Nursery (Flowering Perennials)
MAD Plants (Alocasia, Colocasia, Haliconia, Gingers, Bananas, & Other Tropicals)
Ovalle Pedro (Nursery Plants – small shrubs and ground cover)
Eltings Exotic Plants (Grower – Bromeliads, Airplants, Orchids, Neptheres, Plumeria, Tropicals)
M&S Ceramics (Ceramic Planters, Plant Tenders, & Plant Hangers)
Monty’s Cypress Planters (Cypress Orchid Baskets & Lattice Frames, Racks)
Four Sister’s Foliage (Tropicals, Natives, Succulents)
Rose Petals Nursery (Antique and Old Garden Roses)
3 Seasons Growers (Ornamental Perennials)
Grumbles House
Our Vital Earth (Worms, Worm Compost, Worm Castings)
Grassroots Nursery
The Peacock Cottage

​​Kids Corner
Florida Party Works – Mechanical Bull Ride
Bounce House
African Spur Tortoise Exhibit
Fun Faces Balloon Creations - Face Painting

Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens