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Centennial Birthday Party

  • Date: 05/06/2017 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Location: Okeechobee Agri Civic Center
    4601 Hwy 710
    Okeechobee, Florida 34972
  • Introduction: Celebrating the 100th year birthday of our county.

Come join in the fun and participate in Okeechobee County's 100th Birthday Extravaganza with family and friends:  This event is FREE and will include a number of great outside fun events for kids of all ages. 

  • FREE outside fun events from 1:00-5:00p.m. for all ages;
  • FREE Family Barn Dance from 5:00-9:00p.m. inside the Ag Center Arena, with music by Wayne Purvis;
  • FREE Booth & Display Areas for Non-Profit Organizations & Businesses
  • Join in the Rib Cook Off Contest or Cake and Cupcake Decorating Contest

This event will also be the true start for the next 100 years with a first time ever Speckled Perch drop courtesy of BMJ Towing.  This you don't want to miss.  Contact:  Kathy Scott, Chair for the Birthday Committee at (863) 467-5505 or

For more information visit our web page at: Birthday Extravaganza