Throughout the year, the Florida Lottery participates in local events and radio remotes across the state, providing community outreach and support. Taking part in these events helps the Lottery to increase public awareness of the Lottery's commitment to education. The following is a listing of events where the Florida Lottery is participating.
May 22, 2015
Blue Crab Festival – Palatka
Held each year on Memorial Day weekend, this year's Blue Crab Festival will feature carnival rides, live music, arts and crafts, commercial display vendors, and more along the newly renovated riverfront in downtown Palatka. The Florida Lottery will have a sales booth on site for players to purchase their favorite Lottery games.
For more information, visit bluecrabfestival.com.
June 5, 2015
Pigfest – Tallahassee
Come out to the North Florida Fairgrounds and bring the family to enjoy a fun-filled day at the 6th Annual Southeast Regional Pigfest! Rock out to the fantastic sounds of Blues and day-long live music as you enjoy some of the best BBQ around; prepared by seasoned chefs who are cooking their way to the top to claim bragging rights for best BBQ in the Southeast. The Florida Lottery ShowVan will be the main entertainment stage for this event.
For more information, visit festivalsandevents.com.
June 19, 2015
Jefferson County Watermelon Festival – Monticello
Held the third weekend of June, the festival begins with a 5K run, the Watermelon Festival Parade, and will host a children's theater program, pageants, and street dance groups. Enjoy the charm of downtown historic Monticello while viewing art shows and visiting with local arts and crafts vendors, and don't forget to stop by the Beer Garden! Join in on the fun with a seed spitting contest, watermelon carving contest, or the softball tournament. The Florida Lottery ShowVan will be the main entertainment stage for this event.
For more information, visit monticellojeffersonfl.com/watermelon-festival.