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Celebrate An Old Florida Christmas at Manatee Village Historical Park

Manatee Village Historical Park is pleased to host “An Old Florida Christmas” 2021. Experience an old-fashioned Florida Holiday celebration with vendors with various handmade goods, free "make and take" seasonal crafts, food vendors.

The buildings of Manatee Village Historical Park will be dressed with splendid Victorian and Florida pioneer inspired décor. While on the museum grounds, explore landmarks like our "Old Cabbage Head" locomotive, Junior Junction playground, museum exhibits, and the Whistle Stop Gift Shop.

This annual festival will take place Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 11 am to 4 pm at Manatee Village Historical Park, 1404 Manatee Avenue East, (State Road 64), Bradenton, Florida, 34208.

Unlike previous years, this year’s event is FREE ADMISSION. Vendors will have their own pricing for their goods and cash is encouraged.

Parking: Parking is free and available at:

· Manatee Village’s parking lot (1404 Manatee Avenue E)

· East Manatee Health and Wellness Center (1312 Manatee Ave E) across from Manatee Village’s parking lot

· Manatee Village’s Vanderipe House property (703 14th St E) located on the back (South) side of Manatee Village (past the Manatee Village main entrance on 14th St E heading South and the lot will be located on the left after the stop sign)

Food vendors will include the Kiwanis Club of North Manatee selling hamburgers and hot dogs and Kona Ice selling snow cones. Other vendors will be selling treats as well.

Additional details and performance times will be announced on the website and social media pages for Manatee Village Historical Park.

Manatee Village Historical Park is located at 1404 Manatee Avenue East (State Road 64) Bradenton, Florida. For more information call (941) 749-7165 or visit:

Manatee Village Historical Park is a part of the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller Historical Resources Department. This program is offered in conjunction with the Manatee County Historical Commission, Inc.

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