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Annual festival pairs holiday fun with a spark of competition

What happens when a small town in Lake County has a Christmas festival that includes a home decorating competition? The whole town sparkles with both lights and excitement. The annual Howey Christmas Festival is one of the largest events for Howey-in-the Hills, a town of just over 1,000 residents. But that doesn’t stop the more than […]... Read More

Brrr, the forecast calls for a “snow storm” in Tavares

The City of Tavares’ annual Light-up event entitled “A Picture Perfect Christmas” takes place each December on Ruby and Main Streets in downtown. This event has been known to feature the largest parade ever in the history of Tavares. After enjoying the rousing sights, sounds, and excitement of the parade, festival-goers can brave a “snow […]... Read More