Sumter County

Sumter County is located in Central Florida bordering Marion, Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Polk, and Lake Counties. 

Sumter County was established from a portion of Mosquito (Orange) County in 1853 and named for General Thomas Sumter, a South Carolinian prominent in the Revolutionary War. 

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March 31 - April 1, 2018

Location: Brownwood Paddock Square, The Villages, Florida

One of the best annual traditions of the area, this festival gives locals and visitors the chance to meet artists from all over the nation and purchase their art work.

Sumter County School District is home to 8 public schools. The public schools in Sumter County boasts some of the most progressive classrooms in all of Florida. Classrooms in Sumter County public schools feature state of the art equipment and technology making the learning experience engaging for students. Sumter County School District also has the distinction for having graduation rates above the state average.

November 16 - 18, 2018

Location: Zen Fields North, Wildwood, FL

Zen Awakening Festival is Florida’s only transformational, music and arts festival featuring DJ’s, Jam Bands, Yoga, 100 acres of nature, Meditation, Spiritual Teachers, Holistic Teachers, Cirque Performers, Flow Dancers, Drum Circle, Group Chants, Fire Performers, Central Fire, Healing Sanctuary, Workshops, Theme Campsites, 24 Ft Waterslide, Permaculture, Kirtan, Camping, Organic Food Vendors and Art Installations. Zen Fields North is a 100 acre camp grounds situated in beautiful Wildwood Florida offers breathtaking views, hiking and bike trails, lush green pasture surrounded by pristine ponds and majestic oak forest.