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Florida Springs Festival

The Florida Springs Festival is an annual family-friendly two-day event held the first weekend in March at Silver Springs State Park. SpringsFest includes programs by rangers and scientists, glass bottom boat tours, games, food and craft vendors, mermaids, and live music. More details can be found at Florida SpringsFest on Facebook.

A stunning blue sky reflects in the crystal clear waters at Silver Springs as patrons celebrate Labor Day out on the pristine waters of the Silver River on Monday September 2, 2013. The cool waters were alive with kayaking, canoes and boats out exploring natures finest including many species of fish, turtles, birds and wildlife basking along the shoreline including gators and wild monkeys. Lisa Crigar / Ocala Star-Banner

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