Due to the current pandemic, events on this page may or may not be open during this time.
Every month the Historic Downtown area is filled with activities!
On the 4th Saturday of the month, we have our 4th Saturday Street Fair with vendors traveling from all over to bring their wares for purchase, filling up our park, the bank parking lot across the street, and all up & down Oak Street as well as the side streets!
The Arcadia Rodeo
The Arcadia Rodeo hosts many events throughout the year. The largest is the Arcadia All–Championship Rodeo, which is held for four days in March on the second weekend of the month.
March 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th, 2019.
Contact the Arcadia Rodeo for more information and tickets at 863-494-2751 or visit their website at www.arcadiarodeo.com.
4th Saturday Street Fair
An enormous Antiques and Collectibles Fair held EVERY 4TH SATURDAY OF THE MONTH - YEAR ROUND, taking place on Oak Street, in the Sun Trust Parking lot and under the Tree of Knowledge.
For more information about the 4th Saturday Street Fair or Arcadia antiques, visit www.arcadiaflantiques.com.
Lions, Tigers and Bears Inc.
Lions Tigers and Bears is a non-profit organization dedicated to giving homes to unwanted exotic animals and endangered wildlife.
They are open to the public THURSDAYS - SUNDAYS for guided tours between 10AM and 2PM BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. We are closed July and August.
For more information, please call 863-494-0054 or visit www.lionstigersandbears.us.com.
View wildlife, go hunting for fossils, have a picnic, enjoy a camping trip, paddle down the Peace River, swim, fish and, overall, have FUN!
For more information about Canoe Outpost, special pricing and group rates or to make reservations, call 800.268.0083 or visit www.canoeoutpost.com.
Vintage Car Show
Held EVERY 3rd SATURDAY evening between 5pm and 9p in the Arcadia WalMart parking lot. Featuring vintage cars, music, trophies, door prizes and much more!
For more information or to view schedules of the car shows in the area, visit www.CollectorCarsTV.com.
Olde Town Market
Held on the 1st Saturday of every month, this Olde Town Market partners up with the Main Street Farmer's Market and The Arts & Humanities of Desoto to bring you Antiques & Collectibles, fresh produce and unique arts and crafts from local artists.
If you are interested in more information, visit www.arcadiaflantiquefair.com.
Held on the 3rd Saturday in March, Pioneer Day offers family fun of all kinds. Special & traditional Florida foods, such as swamp cabbage and strawberry shortcake are available. A “Discover History” hands-on area is FREE for children and includes old-fashioned toys, games and activities such as: cane pole fishing, the chance to experience washing with a scrub board & wash pot, using pitcher pump, writing with a dip pen, orange juicing, and much more. Demonstrators show off their skills in basket-weaving, black-smithing, butter-churning, candle dipping, quilting, & soap making, to name a few.
For more information about Pioneer Days, visit www.historicdesoto.org/PioneerDay.
Joshua Citrus, Inc., grows, packs and ships their own fruit! Their grovestand has fresh squeezed orange, grapefruit, and strawberry orange juice! They even offer tours of their packing house! (Seasonal)
For more information about Joshua Citrus, call 863-494-6166 or visit www.joshuacitrus.com.
The Original Lipizzan Stallions of Austria
Ever wished you could ride with the grace that can only come from a Dressage lineage dating back through family history to Ferdinand II?
You are not alone. Although you can not gain the family lineage, you can take advantage of the opportunity to learn directly from Gabriella Herrmann, head of the historic Herrmann Family and riders.
See the fabulous flying white Lipizzans perform the rare and beautiful Airs Above the
Ground as seen in Walt Disney's "Miracle of the White Stallions".
For more information, visit www.hlipizzans.com.
Tree Umph Adventure Course
Come out for a day of outdoor play in the trees at Southwest Florida’s only elevated adventure course. Bring the family, get together with friends or grab a group from the office for an adrenaline-pumping activity that has something fun for everyone.
Plan. Play. TreeUmph! Book your reservation, come prepared, then swing into action on wobbly bridges, hanging nets, bungee swings, swinging logs, foot bridges, Tarzan ropes, ZIP lines and more.
A unique attraction to the Sarasota and Bradenton area, offering an experience that creates lifelong memories. Learn "Where Milk Comes From", watch milk travel from the cow to the bottle, then taste the difference of truly fresh Dakin milk.
General Public Tours: $10 per person, children 2 yrs old and under are free with an adult
Season Opens on the first weekend of October and season closes on the last weekend in April
Wednesday to Friday tours are at 12:00pm only.
Saturday tours are at 10:00am, 12:00pm & 3:00pm. These are General Public Tours, no reservations are necessary.
Groups of over 10 should call the Tour Director at, (941)322-2802 Ext. 308, to coordinate your personal Saturday Time.
For more information visit dakindairyfarms.com.