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What to do in the Clermont area This Spring

Friday, April 5, 2019   /   by Harvey Rosenberg

What to do in the Clermont area This Spring

Spring is here, and with it, plenty to do in the Clermont area. Here are a few popular events to check out.

Clermont Water Festival

The Clermont Water Festival is in its sixth year and happening on May 18th from 7:30 - 4 PM. Taking place at Clermont Waterfront Park, everyone is invited to attend. The all-day festival includes dragon boat races, a 5k race, canoe races, live stage entertainment, and food and craft vendors. The dragon boats are an exciting thing to see on Lake Minneola. The event is sponsored by New Beginnings, 


It's blueberry season and many of the area farms are open for picking. In addition to bringing home pounds of fresh Florida blueberries, the farms often have family-friendly events on the weekends. Check out the events pages at these local farms.

First Friday

It's the first Friday of the month and that means First Friday in downtown Clermont is happening. Continuing all year round, First Friday offers food trucks, entertainment, vendors, and fun. First Friday takes place in downtown Clermont on Montrose street and next to city hall. 

Lake County Fair

The Lake County Fair in Eustis starts this weekend and runs until April 13th. The fair includes a carnival, competitive exhibits, 4H exhibits, and of course, fair food. 

Garden Club Spring Garden Festival

The Clermont Garden Club has its Spring Garden Festival on May 4th this year. Shop plant and garden vendors, attend demonstrations and gardening talks and enjoy family-friendly project with the kids. The Clermont Garden Club is a 70-year tradition in Clermont. 

Outdoor Events at Lakeridge Winery

Lakeridge Winery offers plenty of events throughout the spring. Enjoy Blues on April 13-14 or Jazz on the Vineyard Green May 11-12. Keep up Lakeridge's events here