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Kissimmee Lakefront Park

Kissimmee Lakefront Park is a great place for families to visit for recreation and to enjoy the many popular events, festivals and concerts that are held there throughout the year.

Kissimmee Lakefront Park is situated on Lake Toho which is the second largest lake in Florida. The park has basketball courts, a playground, a volleyball court and picnic areas with BBQ grills. There is boating and fishing on the lake for water enthusiasts. If you are a nature buff, you can take an excursion boat out to Cypress Island which offers visitors some gorgeous nature trails for hiking and exploring. The beautiful ancient oak and cypress trees are part of the natural habitat for a number of different birds including herons, osprey and owls as well as a good variety of other animals. You’ll also see sheep, goats, llamas and emus grazing throughout the area. Your family can enjoy airboat rides, swamp buggy rides, horseback riding, tubing, and water skiing during your visit.

Here are some of the annual events and festivals held at Kissimmee Lakefront Park that are fun for the whole family:

In January, you can attend the annual Sunshine Regional Chili Cookoff. This event features competitors from all over the U. S. who come and prepare their signature chili recipes. In addition to plenty of food, there is a variety of entertainment including stage shows, arts and crafts, and family activities.

Caribbean Fusion is an annual event in March that offers Latin, Caribbean, and Hispanic music, food, arts and crafts. There are plenty of stage performances and activities for the kids.

Music lovers will find many free concerts to attend at the park including the Concert in the Park series that features a performance by the Orlando Philharmonic and Jazzfest Kissimmee which showcases many jazz artists from the area as well as local high school jazz bands.

The 4th of July celebration offers families a fun day of live music, festival food, rides and of course a spectacular fireworks display to finish off the day!

In December, the Holiday Extravaganza is held. This very festive event includes live bands, street performers, arts, crafts and food vendors as well as ice carving demonstrations. Winter comes to Florida with the 30 ton pile of snow known as “Frosty’s Playground. ” The climax of the Extravaganza is the “Festival of Lights” parade down Broadway followed by fireworks over the lake.

Admission and parking is free at all of these events.

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