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October 29, 2017
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Liberty Park
286 N. Apopka Ave
Inverness, FL 34450
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Cooter Festival

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Cooter Music Festival is a three-day emerging music festival that takes place in the small town of Inverness, located in Central Florida. It’s held at Liberty Park, a lush city park on Lake Henderson that runs along the Withlacoochee State Trail. In addition to the live music, please enjoy a family-friendly carnival, 100+ vendors, food trucks, street performers, fireworks and more. Free general admission. Cooter 3-day Music Festival October 27-29, 2017 (352) 341-7820 Friday • US Stones Band • Cooter Zombie Run • Cooter Cove VIP Party Saturday • Mighty Mongo • Supernatural Santana • Cooter Beer Tasting • Absolute Aqua Water Shows • Fireworks Spectacular • Citrus Got Talent Preliminaries • Cooter Cove Costume Party (cash prizes) Sunday • Super Stars Band • Absolute Aqua Water Shows • Cooter BBQ Championships • Cooterween


Cooter Festival Schedule

Free Admission

Each Day--All Day

  • Carnival rides in Liberty Park
  • Cooter races  and wildlife viewing in Liberty Park
  • Festival vendors in Liberty Park
  • Live entertainment in both parks

Festival Day One

Friday, October 27, 2017
Hours: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

4:30 p.m.                    Zombie Run registration begins

6:30 p.m.                   Zombie Run Kids Gauntlet

6:45 p.m.                   Zombie Run presented by Citrus 95

6 p.m. – 10 p.m.      Beach Ball VIP at Cooter Cove

6:45 p.m.                   JamSkate Entertainment 

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.       U.S. Stones Band presented by Fran Haasch Law Group at the Main Stage

9:30 p.m.                 Hoola Monsters Fire Show

Festival Day Two

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Hours: 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

9 a.m.                      Citrus Got Talent Prelim Registration at the Pavilion

10 a.m.                    Citrus Got Talent Prelim Competition presented by Woodard & Curran at the Second Stage. Awards at 11:50 a.m.

10 a.m.                      Don’t ROCC the Boat presented by ROCCS on Lake Henderson. Awards at 11 a.m. at the Main Stage.

11 a.m.                      Mighty Mongo at the Main Stage

11 a.m.                      Adventure Zone opens in Wallace Brooks Park

11 a.m.                      JoJo Jones in Wallace Brooks Park

12 – 4 p.m.               Cooter Craft Beer Experience at Cooter Cove

12:30 p.m.               Hoola Show at the Main Stage

1:20 p.m.                 Sara Miller vocals with ukulele at the Main Stage

2:30 p.m.                 YMCA "Entertrainment" Show

3:00 p.m.                 AK Dance Show

3:15 p.m.                  Making Faces Band in Wallace Brooks Park

3:15 p.m.                  Jam Skate Show at the Second Stage

3:30 – 5:30 p.m.     Supernatural Tribute to Santana

4:25 p.m.                 Hoola Show at the Second Stage

4:35 p.m.                 Jam Skate Show at the Second Stage

5:30 – 6:15 p.m.    Extreme Water Show presented by Yamaha & Apopka Marine on Lake Henderson

6 – 9 p.m.                  Cooter Costume Contest at the Cooter Cove

6:15 p.m.                   Jam Skate Show at the Second Stage

6:30 – 9 p.m.            China Grove the Doobie Brothers Tribute presented by Duke Energy at the Main Stage

7:45 p.m.                   Hoola Monsters Fire Show

9 p.m.                         Fireworks over Lake Henderson presented by Insight Credit Union

Festival Day Three

Sunday, October 29, 2017
Hours: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.       Cooterween Registration at the Pavilion

11 a.m.                       Adventure Zone in Wallace Brooks

11 a.m.                       Hot air balloon rides across Apopka Ave. at ballpark

11 a.m.                      JoJo Jones in Wallace Brooks Park

11:30 a.m.                Cooterween Costume Contest presented by Waste Managementat second stage. Awards given throughout the contest.

12 p.m. – 5 p.m.      BBQ Competition at Cooter Cove

1:30 p.m.                   Cooterween Treasure Hunt

2 p.m. – 5 p.m.       The SuperStars Band with Ronnie Dee

3 p.m.                          Extreme Water Show presented by Nick Nicholas Ford and Lincoln on Lake Henderson

3:30 p.m.                   The States in Wallace Brooks Park