We hope you have Founders Fest marked on your Calendar!

The time is has come, Founders Fest is this weekend!

Founder’s Festival

March 11-12, 2017 


6:30 a.m.                        Day-of race registration & packet pickup

7:20 a.m.                        National anthem (Dana Miller/Cypress Lake HS) at race start 7:30 a.m.     10k Start

8:00 a.m.                        5k Start

9:00 a.m.                        1k Start

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.       Race finishes (Founder’s Square, Shade Structures), race refreshments 10:15 a.m.          Race awards presentation (bandshell)

10:30 a.m.                      Port Charlotte HS band procession

Emcee introductions

Syd Kitson/Founders Square ceremony

10:50 a.m.                      Port Charlotte HS marching band performance 11:00 a.m. –      Food & Beer trucks

5:00 p.m.                        Games & Family activities

Farmer’s Market Band performances Builder Giveaways Model Homes Tours

Noon – 2:00 p.m.       Mystic River Band plays (3 members, Texas/Red Dirt Country) 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.     Headliner: J.P. Soars and the Red Hots (Blues)

5:00 p.m.                        Day 1 concludes


Founder’s Festival

March 11-12, 2017


Noon – 6:00 p.m.      Emcee Welcome

Food & Beer trucks Games & Family activities Music

Model home tours


Noon – 1:30p.m.  The Kollections Band (‘50’s to current multi-genre/DeSoto Co. band) 1:45 – 3:15p.m.              The American Made Band (‘60’s’’90s classic rock/Charlotte Co. band) 3:20p.m.   Drawings for 5 builder giveaways (bandshell)

3:30 – 6:00p.m.          Headliner: Ben Allen Band 6:00p.m.  Day 2 concludes




Looking forward to seeing you at Babcock Ranch’s Founders Day celebration!

Babcock Ranch’s Founders Day celebration will be over the weekend of March 11 & 12. 

The event includes:
*Grand reveal for Builder Models and Founder’s Square
*Ribbon cutting for the restaurant
*Races (10k, 5k, fun run/walk)
*Live entertainment (both days)
*Food & beer trucks
*Vendors/Farmers Market
*Games, activities (adults & children)
The event starts on Saturday morning at the entrance of Lake Babcock Drive. 

We will have current information on all of our models to share with you, and look forward to meeting you in person. 

If you are planning on coming to see us, please r.s.v.p. through the link below.

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