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Our family-friendly event has various attractions for people of all ages! Some people are drawn to our car show and antique tractor display, others to the free kids play park and gator wrestling show, and some just love to watch local performers on the community stage. 

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Kids Park

Our kids play park is sure to keep your little ones entertained for hours. The park is free of charge. Parents must sign a waiver for their child to enter.

Kids Park

Antique Tractor Display

Welcome to Old Town, a village of antique tractors that only come out once-a-year for the Clewiston Sugar Festival.  Join our team of tractor-buffs for crank up sessions scheduled in-between main stage performances. Trust us, you won't see this display anywhere else. 

Antique Tractor Display

Community Stage

The Sugar Festival community stage features an eclectic mix of local performers such as: Labelle Country Rhythm Cloggers, Sugar Dolls Baton and Dance troop,  Alcazar Academy Tae Kwon Do, gospel singers, and more. 

Community Stage

Gator Show

Get your adrenaline racing with the Seminole Tribe of Florida's unique gator show.  The show is free. 


Car Show

Big Lake Cruisers The  Rod Run is the annual fundraiser for the Big Lake Cruisers. Most of the proceeds fund local youth charities with the club retaining a small percentage for operating costs during the year. The 2023 Rod Run is Saturday, March 18 2023, in conjunction with the annual Clewiston's Sugar Festival event. 

Questions? Contact: Paul Hart, President of Big Lake Cruisers at 561.261.2291 or email 

Car Show
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Sugar Express

For the first time, South Central Florida’s steam-powered excursion train will offer a series of special train rides during the Clewiston Sugar Festival.


On Friday, March 17th, the Sugar Express will operate between Clewiston and Moore Haven for the Moore Haven Meteor at 4:30 PM for a two-hour roundtrip. Tickets are $48.00 plus tax.


On Saturday, March 18th, the Sugarfest Special will operate hour-long trains departing at 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM, and 3:00 PM. Tickets are $16.00 plus tax and a limited number of walk-up tickets will be available.

All trains depart 900 W C Owen Ave, just south of the Sugar Festival grounds.


Space is limited but trips commonly sell out.

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