Great Day in the Country


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Here are some answers to questions we are frequently asked about Great Day in the Country.

Where is Great Day held?  The festival is held at Oviedo on the Park, 299 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, Florida 32765.

What are the times?  9 AM to 4 PM.

How much does it cost to come to Great Day?  Admission is FREE- so please join us!

Is Great Day a kid-friendly event? ABSOLUTELY! We have a special kids area,entertainment geared toward kids, and our Student Art Fest featuring art by Oviedo school students of all ages.

Where should I park? FREE parking will be available, and you can ride the FREE shuttle bus to and from the show. More details on locations will become available closer to the show.

What type of food will there be? We will have all types of food and snacks: the usual hamburgers and hotdogs, ribs, BBQ, Greek food, sausage, ice cream and gelatos, kettle corn, homemade baked goods from the Woman's Club ladies, plus much more.

Can I use a credit card to buy things there? Many vendors take credit cards, but not all. For your convenience, ATMs are located on the event grounds.

What kind of crafts are there? They range from super rustic crafty items, fine art, jewelry, toys, fine furniture, painted gourds, oil name it. This is a classy show. You're bound to be impressed by something you see.

How do I find the vendors and events?  When you get to the festival, be sure to get a copy of the program which contains a schedule, map, and list of vendors.

How many people show up? The police tell us about 40 thousand came in 2015, throughout the day.

I'm coming from out of town. Where should I stay? There are a number of hotels and RV parks convenient to Great Day. Click the link to open a list with locations and phone information.

What's the Woman's Club? As members of the General Federation of Woman's Clubs, the GFWC Oviedo Woman's Club is a non-profit philanthropic organization made up of over 125 hardworking, generous women. The club started as a book club in 1906. We are a service club dedicated to helping our community and others in need. Please visit us online to find out more!

Where do the proceeds from Great Day go? Each year the proceeds from Great Day in the Country are awarded as scholarships to high school students and women returning to the workforce and in need of education; local schools for necessary but unfunded projects; local community programs and organization that help others, military support, international outreach, art awards and much more. Last year the Oviedo Woman's Club awarded over $80,000.

For numerous photos of the 2016 Great Day, click the chicken: oviedophotoclub link

Great Day in the Country is organized by the GFWC Oviedo Woman's Club
Oviedo Woman's Club is affiliated with the General Federation of Woman's Clubs (GFWC)
and the Florida Federation of Woman's Clubs
Oviedo Woman's Club is a member of the Oviedo/ Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce

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