The Clewiston Sugar Festival
Sponsored by Clewiston's U.S. Sugar Corporation and community government and other local organizations, is an annual event celebrating the town's primary industry, the growing of sugarcane and the end of the cane harvest.
The main events are held annually the third Friday and Saturday in April, and preliminary events the second Saturday in April in Clewiston, America's Sweetest Town, and Hendry county's largest municipality. Enjoy the old fashioned sugar cane grinding, musical entertainment, exhibits, arts and crafts, and regional food!
The City of Clewiston and Hendry County extends a welcome to all our many visitors to this annual event.
For festival stories, news, and times of events, go to: Sugar Festival News & Schedule
Watch the 2011 Sugar Festival and Classic Car Show
The Sugar Festival Events
2015 - 29th Annual Sugar Festival
Schedule of Events—Saturday, April 11
Sugar Festival 5K Run/Walk - 8 a.m.
Sponsored by Cross Training Ministries
Sugar Fest Tennis Tournament - 8:30 a.m.
Sugar Fest Basketball Tournament - 9:00 a.m.
Sugar Fest Horseshoe Tournament - 9:00 a.m.
Sugar Fest Corn Hole Tournament - 9:00 a.m.
Arts & Crafts Festival, 9 a.m.-dusk, Civic Park
Sponsored by Howell Oil Company
Savage 4x4 Trucks, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Sweet Taste of Sugar 2014
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Library Parking Lot
Dance Floor Performances
Clewiston Performance Arts Center, 9:30 a.m.
Five Star Youth of America/Sugar Dolls, 11a.m.
Opening Ceremonies - 11:00 a.m. - Main Stage
Featured entertainers: Josh Dorr; Native Run; Cassadee Pope
Winner of Drug-Free Hendry’s Talent Fest - 11:30 a.m.
Adult Ranch Rodeo, Bull Riding & Grand Entry
7:00 p.m., Hendry County Fair & Livestock Show Arena
Raising Cane Rodeo
863-228-4356 / 863-983-4101
(Festival schedule, dates, activities and times are subject to change. Call (863) 983-7979 for the next festival dates)
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