County: Citrus County
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People travel from all around the world to go scalloping in Citrus County, Florida. Scalloping Season is typically from the end of June until the end of September. Crystal River, Port St. Joe, Keaton Beach, Steinhatchee and Homosassa are known for the best scalloping. Along with scalloping in Crystal River, the county always has something going on.
Annual Events in Inverness, Crystal River & Homosassa
In January, you’re not going to want to miss the annual Florida Manatee Festival held in downtown Crystal River. This is a two-day event offering visitors the opportunity to view the manatee in its own environment. Also in January is the annual Truck & Tractor Pull in Inverness. Feburary is home to the annual Ozello Craft Show and Chili Cookoff event in Crystal River. As well as the annual Spring Arts in the Park exhibitin Homosassa at the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. But don’t forget about the annual Gun Show event in Crystal River.
In March, More than 200 arts and crafts vendors will be on site at the Floral City Strawberry Festival. Various food vendors, children’s activities, games, entertainment and of course the delicious and celebrated strawberry shortcake!
Crystal River Sertoma’s annual Oktoberfest event featuring bands, food, beer, games and carnival rides in the true Bavarian style is held the beginning of October each year. The Great American Cooter Festival is also held every October. It is a 3-day outdoor music festival features an impressive roster music, entertainment, carnival rides and vendors. Also in October, Enjoy Haunted Tram Rides at the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park in Homosassa. Pepper Creek Trail is transformed for a spooky tram ride. A Haunted House, costume contests, face painting, and games are included.
The Fall & Winter Seasons bring in Hometown Christmas Events
In November, enjoy The Inverness Festival of the Arts. This 2-day juried art show features over 100 artists and crafters. The Stone Crab Jam in Crystal River is another locals favorites. This event is held annually in November. Furthermore, Fabulous bands and amazing stone crabs lead to one good time on Citrus Avenue in Downtown Crystal River.
Enjoy the Citrus County Drum Cirle on the Second Sunday of each month at Fort Island Beach. This free event starts two hours before sunset at Fort Island Gulf Beach in Crystal River. Every is encouraged to join in on the fun.
Year round attractions and events include; Nature galore with bird walks, wildlife, manatees, & hiking. Alpaca Magic in Homosassa is a great place to visit a alpaca farm. Friday Night Thunder is held on the 3rd Friday of every month in Downtown Inverness featuring Live Music and a Car Cruise In. The Valerie Theatre in Inverness and The Art Center Theater in Hernando has superb performances year round. And, The Citrus County Speedway is always alot of fun!