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Vilano Fest 2018:: Music Fest

Complementing the tour activities is a Music Fest with the area’s most popular entertainers. A culinary competition known as the Dish n Fish is held with area culinary students creating special dishes for popular vote tasting and judging. This year offers a student and professional competition for sliders. Yum Yum. Food trucks will be parked on Poplar Avenue and seating is available under two large tents.

Arts, crafts, entertainment, kids’ zone and vendors fill the day to complement food and beverage offerings. To celebrate our walkable and bike-friendly community access to the festival is from the north side of the Vilano Bridge where the Nature Boardwalk ambles through the saltwater marshes leading to the Town Center at Poplar Avenue.

Nine separate entertainment acts will begin at noon and last until 8 p.m. Favorite musicians will include songwriters and local greats such as Dewy Via, Sam Pacettini, Amy Hendrickson and so many more. If you are a follower of your budding talented kids, Dance USA and the Legacy Irish Dancers are appearing at the noon hour.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – Music Fest/ Dish n Fish – 12 am to 8 pm
Vilano Beach Town Center – Poplar Road & Nature Boardwalk County Park

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Vilano Fest 2018:: Tour of Homes

The Home Tour features historic and modern homes throughout the Vilano Beach Community. Along the route you will see what makes the Vilano Beach architecture so unique with Art Deco, Florida Vernacular and new homes including Intracoastal and sea views.

Day Of Admission Information:

Tickets were emailed to your email address when you purchased them. You can print your tickets at home and bring them to the main Trolley stop (Vilano Town Center – corner of Poplar Ave and Vilano Road) in order to receive your Tour of Homes Wristband and Tour of Homes Booklet.

Should you lose your ticket, not have a printed ticket, or have a copy on your mobile device, you will show your ID at the main trolley stop and the staff will have a backup list with your information and will provide you with your Tour of Homes Wristband and Tour of Homes Booklet.
All tour of homes guests must have a wristband and NO Wristbands or Tour of Home Booklets may be picked up at any home.

Special restrictions apply:

Several homes have stairs and there is limited access for handicapped guests
No children under the age of 12 are allowed in Castle Otttis due to insurance regulations and restrictions.
There is no parking at homes – all guests must arrive via the Old Town Trolley, walk or ride a bike.

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