FREE FUN FOR ALL AGES
Activities throughout the Park!
On Saturday, March 5th, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, Palmetto will celebrate its history at their Heritage Festival at Palmetto Historical Park & Manatee County Agricultural Museum, 515 10th Ave. West, Palmetto. Join the celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Manatee County Agricultural Museum, the 40th Anniversary of the Palmetto Historical Park and Palmetto Historical Commission, AND the 125th Anniversary of the City of Palmetto! This free event will feature a park open house, special anniversary exhibits, children’s activities, contests, recipes to collect, a trivia tour, and exhibits by a variety of local services including Manatee County Recycling Program, Manatee County Library, Master Gardeners, and more. The 1880 Post Office will be open for business featuring our 2022 cancellation designed by Manatee County resident Joy “Pat” Robertson, so bring your mail to be posted here.
A special anniversary addition to this year’s festival is a Free Community Appreciation Lunch from 11:00 to 1:00 to thank the community for all of their support over the years. Folks will be served for as long as supplies last! Also on hand will be Alex’s Lemonade Stand, raising funds to benefit childhood cancer research.
Event is sponsored by Angelina "Angel" Colonneso - Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court, Manatee County Agricultural Museum, Inc., the Palmetto Historical Commission, and the City of Palmetto.