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2014 Schedule of Events

SATURDAY, APRIL 5

8:00 am – 5:00 pm SHUTTLE BUS from Gloucester High School to festival and back $2 per person

8:00 am – 11:00 am IN THE GARDEN WITH THE VIETTES Radio Broadcast - Colonial Courthouse

10:00 am DAFFODIL FESTIVAL PARADE - Begins at the Main Street Center and ends at Botetourt Elementary School.

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Lectures with the MASTER GARDENERS- On Main Street.

10:30 am - 3:45 pm BRENT AND BECKY'S BULBS TOURS, all tickets $6. SATURDAY ONLY Catch the bus at Heron Cove Way to visit beautiful gardens as the Gloucester Master Gardeners lead your 1.5 hour tour. Get your tickets at Booth #151. Buses leave at: 11:00, 11:30, 12:15, 12:45,
1:30, 2:00, 2:45, 3:15, 3:45
Advance tickets on sale at the Souvenir Store in the Court Circle Wednesday through Friday!

10:00 am - 5:00 pm SIDNE - Come check out the Sheriff’s Department vehicle which simulates the effects of drunk driving as well as texting while driving. A must-drive event at this year’s festival!

11:00 am - 5:00 pm LASER TAG - Kids of all ages are welcome to come out and try their hands at laser tag.

1:00 pm Join ANDRE VIETTE in the Colonial Courthouse for his garden talk.

GLOUCESTER TOYOTA MAIN STAGE
Located in the Food Court

10:45 am - 11:15 am Janitors
11:15 am Opening Ceremony Crowning of 2014 Daffodil Queen, Scholarship Winners, Grand Marshal Recognition, Parade Winners
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Janitors
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Susan Greenbaum
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Janitors
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Susan Greenbaum
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Janitors
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm James Redmond

DAILY PRESS CHILDREN’S STAGE

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Face Painting with Giggles the Clown
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Silhouettes by John
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Monroe the Magnificent Magic Show
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Strolling Characters
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Strolling Magician & Juggling
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Monroe the Magnificent Magic Show
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Strolling Characters
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Strolling Magician & Juggling
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Monroe the Magnificent Magic Show

LOVE THE MOMENT

Come take your pictures with the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s LOVE work, on the lawn of the Botetourt Hotel. Listen to love songs as you take the picture that could be a winner! Send it to us, and let our Facebook fans select the winners! More information will be posted at the LOVE work. Show us how you LOVE THE MOMENT!

photo of LOVE sign

SUNDAY, APRIL 6 

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER RAILROADERS - On Main Street

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm SIDNE - Come check out the Sheriff’s Department vehicle which simulates the effects of drunk
driving as well as texting while driving. A must-drive event at this year’s festival!

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm LASER TAG - Kids of all ages are welcome to come out and try their hands at laser tag.

1:00 pm 2014 DAFFODIL FESTIVAL 5K - Beaverdam Park

2:00 pm 2014 DAFFODIL FESTIVAL ROTARY 2 MILER FUN RUN - Beaverdam Park

GLOUCESTER TOYOTA MAIN STAGE
Located in the Food Court

12:45 pm - 4:00 pm Something Different

DAILY PRESS CHILDREN’S STAGE

12:30 pm - 4:00 pm Face Painting with Giggles the Clown
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Monroe the Magnificent Magic Show
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Magnificent Mutt Show
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Strolling Characters
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Strolling Magician & Juggling
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Monroe the Magnificent Magic Show
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Strolling Characters
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Strolling Magician & Juggling
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Monroe the Magnificent Magic Show

FINE ART SHOW
pottery, photography, paintings, and more!

ORIGINAL HANDCRAFT SHOW
from jewelry to furniture! All handmade!

MERCHANDISERS & NON PROFITS

CARNIVAL GAMES & PONY RIDES
Located on Justice Drive

CHILDREN’S GAMES

Located on lawn of County Building #1 - Many Unique Games Planned for Kindergarten Through Elementary School–Age Children ONLY 25 CENTS PER GAME!  Duck Pond, Skeet Ball, Hockey, Bean Bag Toss, Dino Dig, Football, Ring Toss, Basketball, Go Fish, Plinko

FOOD COURT
both days near Main Stage

Mac Brand Foods, Inc, Richmond, VA
Knights of Columbus, Gloucester, VA
International Grill Co., Richmond, VA
Simply Street Food, Mechanicsville, VA
Mathews Lions Club, Mathews, VA
Green Mountain Kettle Corn, Yorktown, VA
Appalachian Kettle Corn, Fredericksburg, VA
Main Street at Carriage Court intersection
Scooters Concessions & Catering, Suffolk VA
Grace & Sarah LTD, Virginia Beach, VA
Sherri’s Crab Cakes, Charlottesville, VA;
Papa John’s Pizza, Gloucester, VA
Kathi’s Clam Chowder, Mathews, VA
Grapevine Restaurant; Henrico, VA
Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cakes, Chesapeake, VA
Fun Time Ice Cream, Garrisonville, VA 

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photo of the Hutchins in the parade

photo of fife and drum group

    

For updates on activities or cancellations, call the PLAYLINE at 693-5811.
Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism, 6467 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061  804-693-2355

 

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