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Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center: Antique Tractor & Engine Show

  • When: Thursday, March 30, 2017,  9:00 am -  5:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5 park admission per vehicle of up to 8 passengers

Antique tractors and farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on display throughout the festival. Demonstrating the craftsmanship and durability of American farm machinery, the show’s participants will operate working equipment and compete in tractor races. Visitors will be able to watch demonstrations of wheat threshing, shingle milling, corn grinding and unusual engines for everyday purposes. Exhibits will include collections of flywheels, hit and miss engines, water pumps, vintage pedal tractors, antique cars and farm equipment. Competitions for adults will include tractor pulls, barrel races and a blind race. Children can participate in pedal-powered tractor races, an old-fashioned game of needle-in-a-haystack or a rooster-crowing contest. On Saturday afternoon, an antique tractor parade will feature everything from customized lawn tractors to restored farm machinery.

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