117th Annual Georgefest Line-up to feature the Plain White T’s
EUSTIS, Fla. (February 15, 2019) – Happy Birthday George! The City of Eustis is gearing up to celebrate George Washington’s Birthday during a three-day, family friendly event, taking place February 22-24, 2019. This marks the 117th time the city will gather its community, neighboring cities and visitors from all over the US to honor one of our nation’s Founding Fathers and first President of the United States. Georgefest is the longest running celebration of George Washington’s Birthday in the State of Florida, and the 2nd longest running in the entire United States.
Celebrating over 11 decades of Georgefest with the Eustis community to reflect on the national and local history, along with this year’s theme “Into the Future.”
This year’s Sunday afternoon headliner is the Plain White T’s starting at 1 p.m. at the Bandshell in Ferran Park. Since the Plain White T’s emerged in 1997, this GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum group has released, All That We Needed (2005), Every Second Counts (2006), and Rhythm of Love. Their song “Hey There Delilah,” went quadruple-platinum and topped the Billboard Hot 100.
Georgefest will be held in the heart of Downtown Eustis, and will feature a carnival, live music, food, vendors and much more! Fireworks by Four Seasons Display will light-up the sky Friday night at 9pm in Ferran Park. Saturday morning will kick-off with the Washington’s Birthday Parade and Dog Jog. This fantastic weekend will be filled with fun activities and entertainment for all ages.
Additional Georgefest entertainment will include:
- Dallas and Nick Show
- Eustis Community of ONE Choir
- Family Martial Arts Center
- George Gilbert Show
- Golden Triangle Jazz Festival
- Hambone Express
- Husqvarna Chainsaw Sculptor Chad Gainey
- Lake Eustis Museum of Art Student Art Park
- Loco Lucian
- NY Rockabilly Rockets
- Same Is Lame Jazz Band
- Smithson & French
- Rafael's Magic
- TC & Sass
- University of Central FL Big Band
- University of N. FL Jazz Ensemble
- Much more!
More schedule details can be found at www.eustisgeorgefest.org