Swamp Cabbage Festival February 23-26

What the heck is Swamp Cabbage you ask?  It’s a vegetable obtained from the heart of the cabbage palm (aka: palmetto palm, sabal palm and cabbage tree).  The palmetto palm is the official state tree of Florida.

LaBelle is the host city to the Swamp Cabbage Festival.  There are many things happening during the weekend of events including:

  • opening dinner  2/23
  • rodeo  2/24 & 25 7pm
  • parade 2/25   10am
  • car show  2/25  9 -4
  • swamp stomp 2/25  7:30 am
  • armadillo races  2/25 &26  11:30
  • bike event  2/25 & 26  11-6
  • bass tournament  2/26
  • grasscar racing  2/26  11:30

To see the details of all the events go here.   Has anyone been to this festival before?  Let me know how it was.  If you go this time, leave a comment.  thanks

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  1. Here’s “What to do” this weekend – Feb 24-26, 2012 « What to do in SWFL

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