Festidan: Saturday 8/25

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Grove Cares is pleased to announce that on Saturday August 25, 2015 it will once again be hosting its annual Charity Fundraiser, FESTIDAN, at Peacock Park in Coconut Grove, Florida. The event benefits the ALS foundation which is a foundation founded to help fund scientific research to find a cure for the disease commonly known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease”. 

The event consists of performances by four (4) live musical acts on a sound stage. We are please to announce this year that DJ Ethics, Outereach, Day Music Died, and Problem Kids will be performing. Guests are encouraged to come to the event with all their tailgating needs as the event’s slogan is “This is Tailgating!”. The event will be held on August 25, 2012 from 2 o’clock p.m. until 10 o’clock p.m. with the last act scheduled to take the stage at 8. The event is open to members of the public 21 years of age and older. In exchange for a $30.00 donation at the door, or $25.00 prepaid at www.festidan.com, guests are provided with a wrist band giving them admission to the event and free beer all day provided by the event sponsors. 

Being that the event is outdoors and in the middle of August, the event has a very “T-Shirt & Sandal” vibe to it which coincides well with the tropical atmosphere of Coconut Grove. This is the sixth year the event is being held and Grove Cares Board Members anticipate that this will be our most successful event to date due to the overwhelming support the event has received from the community. For pictures of previous years and more information, please visit

Guests are encouraged to bring all items they would bring to a tailgate. The following list should help guests who will be tailgating:

1) Water - bring plenty - There will be free beer but you'll need
water. It's going to be HOT!!!!!
2) Tents (the tailgating type) or other source of shade and protection in the event of rain
3) Chairs, blankets, or something to sit on underneath your shade. It's an all day event.
4) Coolers with your food!
5) Sunscreen
6) BBQ if you are grilling
7) Swimsuit and Towels
8) Your ID (license) - 21+ only!
9) Games to play (bocci ball, risky dangles, washers, horse shoes, dominoes, frisbees, footballs, etc)
10) Trash bags to put all of your garbage!
11) Water - yes, it's on here twice for a reason

Weather won't faze us....RAIN OR SHINE BABY!