March Events

Pig on the Pond
March 10-12, 2017
Waterfront Park, Lake Minneola, Clermont

The annual Pig on the Pond event enables more than 20 local non-profit organizations to conduct fundraising efforts at the Waterfront Park. Attendance averages 27,000 people and the event has raised $700,000 since 2003 for scholarships and education for the South Lake community.
www.pigonthepond.org
Taste of Mount Dora
March 18-19, 2017
Sunset Park, Mount Dora

The 16th Annual Taste of Mount Dora presents a spectacular evening of culinary delights prepared by Mount Dora’s finest restaurants. Come dressed in country western attire, and be a 'High Roller' with Blackjack, Texas Holdem’, Roulette, Craps and poker tables.
www.mountdora.com
40th Leesburg Fine Art Festival
March 2017
Historic Downtown, Leesburg

This fine art and craft show organized by Leesburg Center For the Arts features exhibitors, food vendors, live music, a car show, kids area and student art exhibit.
www.leesburgcenter4arts.com
Tavares Spring Thunder Regatta
March 2017
Wooton Park, Tavares

The past will come alive as vintage and classic race boats of bygone eras return to Lake Dora in Tavares, now a major stop on the CRA Florida Vintage Race Boat Circuit. In addition to seeing and hearing these beautiful vintage boats run, spectators can also view them close-up in the pit area.
www.tavares.org
Great Clermont Triathlon Festival
March 2017
Clermont Waterfront Park, Clermont

The annual Great Clermont Triathlon Festival features a 1.5K-swim, 40K-bike and 10K-run and the international Aqua Bike has a 1.5K-swim and 40K-bike. After racking your bike make sure to head down the finish chute to start celebrating.
www.sommersports.com
Antique Boat Festival
March 2017
Wooton Park, Tavares

The Sunnyland Antique Boat Festival offers visitors an opportunity to view some great antique boat restorations.
www.tavares.org
Florida Storytelling Festival
March 30 - April 2, 2017
Lakeside Inn, Mount Dora

Storytelling Concerts, Workshops, Swappin' Grounds, Storytelling Competition, Youthful Voices & Family Fun Tent, Story Swaps, Story Cruise on Lake Dora, Story Store.
www.flstory.com
BBQ, Blue and Brews
March 2017
Historic Downtown, Leesburg

Organized by the Leesburg Partnership, Inc., this festival offers all you can eat from the area's best backyard barbecue competitors’ favorite pork and chicken recipes, electrifying blues music and beer.
www.leesburgpartnership.com