The Caladium Festival
29th Annual Caladium Festival
Lake Placid, Florida and surrounding Highlands County is blessed with natural beauty, rich soil, and energetic and creatively talented people. We expanded our popular Caladium Festival to include other interesting and significant aspects of our economy, heritage, and culture. Please make plans to join us!
Our Annual Caladium Festival Features:
- Car Show Application
- Business Decorating Contest
- Dr. Tom McDonald 5K Race
- Floral Arrangement Competition
- Art & Craft booths, Food & Entertainment
- Area’s Growing Grape Industry Wine Display
- Florida Friendly Landscape & Ornamental Plants
- Caladium Festival Art Competition
- Caladium Field Bus Tours
& Much More!
Would you like to be a part of the 2019 Festival? Please download the vendor application and mail it in. For questions, please email Margie at email@example.com.
Caladiums were first grown in the Lake Placid area in the early
The caladiums are grown in large fields which have been compared to the tulip fields in Holland for their beauty during the summer months. Many visitors have stated that the drive by the fields is worth the trip to Lake Placid. The patchwork of
Learn more about how the Caladium Festival began…
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We invite you to visit our Chamber office, also referred to as the Welcome Center:
Open: Mon – Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. January through March
Open: Mon – Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April through December
Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. January through March