Gallery: Springsfest 2023

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Posted March 6, 2023 | Photos By Julie Garisto
Special to the Ocala Gazette

Silver Springs State Park was glowing in natural beauty on Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5, during Florida SpringsFest 2023. The annual event pairs family-friendly fun with educational components and offers surprises such as mermaids and up-close encounters with wildlife such as turtles and snakes.

The event also included entertainment, displays about science and sustainability, and other demonstrations to help visitors learn more about Florida’s natural springs.

The event was sponsored in part by The Friends of Silver Springs State Park, Aqua Pure, The Felburn Foundation, Cape Leisure Concessions and Florida State Parks. To learn more, visit Florida SpringsFest on Facebook.

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