Red, White & Blue Festival

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July 4-5, 2014

Bring the entire family for a taste of good old-fashioned Americana as historic Downtown Sebring celebrates Independence Day July 4-5 from 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM each day..

Join us at the Allen Altvater Cultural Center on the sandy shores of Lake Jackson for live music, a Patriotic Review, Beautiful Baby Bathing Suit Contest, Patriotic Pet Costume Contest, Hot Dog Eating Contest, a variety of food vendors, beer garden and, of course, the fireworks show at 9:00 PM on Friday, July 4.

Bring friends and family for a weekend of summertime American fun in historic Downtown Sebring.



Friday, July 4

11AM – 3 PM            Patriotic Musical Revue every hour; free.  Held at/presented by Highlands Little Theatre
11:00 AM                   Registration for Hot Dog Eating Contest Download/print Hot Dog Entry Rules/Waiver
Noon                           Hot Dog Eating Contest sponsored by the Avon Park Jaycees, Heartland Young
Professionals and the Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce (Freedom Stage)
1:00-2:00                   Concert – Nala Price, Heartland Idol Winner (Freedom Stage)
1:30-2:30 PM            Registration for Beautiful Baby Bathing Suit Contest (Civic Center) Download/print July 4th Baby Bathing Suit Contest PDF
2:00-3:00 PM           Simple Acts Performance Showcase (Freedom Stage)
3:00 PM                      Judging of Baby Contest & Awards (Civic Center)
3:30 PM                      Wizard of Oz Trivia Contest at Highlands Little Theatre (Thakkar Pavillion)
5:00-6:00 PM            Concert – Cammie Lester, Heartland Idol Runner Up (Freedom Stage)
6:30-8:30 PM            Concert – The Shannon Reed Band (Freedom Stage)
8:45 PM                      Singing of National Anthem by Shannon Reed
9:00 PM                     Fireworks Show (rain delay up to 10 PM; rain date re-schedule July 5)

Saturday, July 5

11:00 AM                   Games, Beer Garden, Food Vendors (all day)
11:00 AM-Noon        Registration for Patriotic Pet Costume Contest Download/print Pet Contest Entry Form
Noon-1:00 PM           Judging of Pet Contest
1:30 PM                      Pet Contest Awards
2:00-4:30 PM             Concert – Trace Band (Freedom Stage)
6:30-10:00 PM          Concert – The Blues Factor Band (Freedom Stage)
The Blues Factor Band is a high-energy show. If you like the Blues Brothers, Classic Rock, Rolling Stones, Motown, Funk, R&B and ALL the GREAT HITS from the past and present, you will love this band with the hottest LIVE HORN SECTION in the South including previous saxophonist for the Rev. Al Green!! Known for their high energy style of R&B party music that will keep the crowd on its feet with a variety of music from Southern Rock to the Top Hits of the 50′s, 60′s & 70′s, 80′s, 90′s and today!

Interested in being a volunteer? Contact Lora Todd or Casey Wohl 

Thank you to the following sponsors and donors who help make the Red, White & Blues Festival possible:

Event Sponsors

  • Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency
  • City of Sebring
  • Highlands Co. Tourism Development Council
  • Creative Printing
  • Plan B Promotions
  • Gray Dog Communications
  • Cohan Radio
  • Highlands Today
  • News Sun
  • Budweiser
  • Brenner Pottery
  • Capt. Ron’s Mercantile
  • Dogtown USA
  • GB’s Formal Wear
  • Highlands Little Theatre
  • Linda’s Books
  • Palms of Sebring

Fireworks Sponsors

  • City of Sebring
  • Sebring CRA
  • Agero
  • Alan Jay Automotive Network
  • Griffin Carpet Mart
  • Heacock Insurance
  • Highlands Independent Bank
  • Johnson Stivender Wealth Advisors
  • Living Water Services, Inc.
  • Palms of Sebring
  • Rotary Club of Sebring
  • Scosta Corp.
  • South Ridge Abstract & Title
  • Stewart Construction
  • Swaine & Harris, PA
  • Whitlock Land Surveying

*This event is brought to you by Push Event Productions.

Supporting Hotels Near Downtown

Inn On the Lakes – Visit Web site

Kenilworth Lodge – Visit Web site

La Quinta Inn – Visit Web site

Residence Inn Sebring – Visit Web site