Florida Tiny House Festival 2017
Nov. 17–19, 2017 at St. Johns County Fairgrounds
The Tiny House Festival is an event that seeks to educate and promote the Tiny House lifestyle. The event features model homes, workshops, entertainment, and house tours.
More than 60,000 people attended the festival last year. Vendors will be set up throughout the fairgrounds with houses, tools, and guides to tiny house building for sale.
Featured Speakers include Derek "Deek" Diedricksen host of HGTV's Tiny House Builders, Alexis Stephens & Christian Parsons from Tiny House Expeiditon which documents tiny homeowners, Michelle Bredeson Boyle co-host of the Tiny House Podcast, and Kari “Yurt Grrl” Cooper who is a full-time yurt dweller and expert.
Other guests include a Builder & Trade Professionals Q&A panel, specialists, and a homeowner panel.
Along with tiny houses, guests will be able to see renovated campers and school buses. The event is dog-friendly so feel free to bring a pet along.
For kids, there will be a “Tiny Tot Town” with story time featuring the reading of the children’s book “The Big Adventures of Tiny House.” There will also be other kid activities to get the young ones interested in tiny living.
Friday 5:00–8:00 p.m. / FREE ADMISSION
Friday 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. / FREE to students, teachers, administrators, and immediate family.
Children under 12 are FREE.
Active/retired military, law enforcement, first-responders (firefighters/EMTs) FREE with valid photo ID.
Age 60 and older get 50% off with valid photo ID.
Schedule of Events
DAY & TIME EVENT THURSDAY 11/16 Vendor & Builder Set-Up All Day (Not Open to the Public) FRIDAY 11/17 All Day All Day: Vendor & Builder Set-up (Please contact us if you need to come in sooner to set up.) 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. FREE to school students who pre-register, not open to the general public. 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. FREE to the general public. Live music, vendors and builders, tiny house tours. 5:30 p.m. Outdoor concert begins. SATURDAY 11/18 (Paid Admission Ticket Holders Only)* 9:00 a.m. Gates Open 9:45 a.m. Opening Comments and Announcements 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Hour by hour schedule provided 6:00 p.m. Outdoor Concert SUNDAY 11/19 (Paid Admission Ticket Holders Only)* 7:30 a.m. Sunrise Yoga for overnight participants. 9:00 a.m. Gates open 9:45 a.m. Opening Comments and Announcements 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Workshops, lectures, presentations. 5:00 p.m. Tiny House Awards and closing ceremony.
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