Joker Marchant Stadium
2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33805
10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013
Festivals, Kids | Family
Introducing the inaugural Florida Ice Cream Festival presented by Magnify Credit Union, Saturday, April 6, 2013, from 10:00am until 7:00pm. The Florida Ice Cream Festival is an original, old-fashioned neighborhood event held at the legendary Joker Marchant Stadium at Tiger Town in Lakeland, Florida.
Enjoy a fun-filled day of family entertainment, activities, live music and acts, arts & crafts fair, and of course plenty of ice cream!
In addition, attendees will be treated to a live entertainment, Kid Zone, popsicle stick sculptures, homemade ice cream making, face painting, bounce houses, wall climbs, and the featured event…The “Brain Freeze” Ice Cream Eating Contest!
Joey Chestnut, the number-one ranked eater in the world, will compete in Lakeland, Fla., at the Magnify Credit Union World Ice Cream-Eating Championship. The six-minute eating competition, sanctioned by Major League Eating, will take place at 4:00 p.m., with the winner taking home the lion’s share of the $4,300 prize purse and the title of World Ice Cream-Eating Champion.
Ice cream vendors representing national and local manufacturers will be there for you to sample your favorite flavors. With over 30 local artisans and vendors on hand, attendees will experience a variety of things to do, see, and eat!
Cost of general admission is $2.00 per person ages 6-years-old and over.
For more information, visit floridaicecreamfestival.org.