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Florida Georgia Line are Kissimmee bound to Runaway Country

Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 11:59 am



By Peter Covino

A&E Editor

More music, more dining and even some wrestling with dining, are all heading into Osceola Heritage Park in the coming weeks and days.

Headlining the events is the announcement that Florida Georgia Line is the newest headline act coming to the Runaway Country Music Festival, due at the complex, March 23-25.

“We are thrilled to announce superstars Florida Georgia Line are joining previously announced Brantley Gilbert, Darius Rucker and John Anderson,”  Runaway Country Executive Producer Gary McCann said in a release this week.

Also confirmed, Kane Brown, Brett Young, LANCO, Parmalee and the 2016 winner of The Voice, Sundance Head.

“We are blessed to have a line-up each year stacked with a great combination of superstars, classics and hot, up and coming artists. According to agents in Nashville, 2018 is probably our most entertaining line-up ever,” he said.

The two concert bowl stages are scheduled non-stop with rising stars Walker Hayes, Drake White, The Steel Woods, Cassadee Pope, Adam Craig, Ashley McBryde, Cross Atlantic, Muscadine Bloodline and many more.

Little Texas hosts the traditional Friday night opening party. Previous winners of the ACM Group of the Year and CMA Album of the Year, Little Texas has sold more than 7 million albums with hits like “God Blessed Texas” and “Kick a Little”.

McCann said, “Sunday night’s closing festivities will be completely off the wall and a must see. Here Come The Mummies will have the place partying till the wee hours.”

For more info, tickets, hotel, camping or festival information, please visit or

Also just announced, on Saturday, Nov. 4, the 8th annual Steak & Lobsterfest, to benefit Help Now of Osceola, will be at OHP.

The dining event also includes a 50/50 raffle and silent auction.  Tickets are $65 and all proceeds benefit the domestic abuse program. For more information, call Tammy Douglass at 407-847-3260 or Tickets also can be purchased online at http://helpnow

Coming to OHP  Friday, is the latest installment of Manor Professional Wrestling.  The independent wrestling event includes dinner. Doors open at 7 p.m. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $47, children, $30. Family of four are admitted for 160. It is at the exhibition building. Parking is free. Also at OHP this weekend, is Repticon Kissimmee.

This is the latest show in the national Repticon series and brings thousands of reptiles and other exotic animals to the complex.

In addition to endless animals and merchandise, there are raffles of with prizes and hourly educational and entertaining live animal seminars.

Tickets are $10 for adults, 13 and up, $5 for children, 5-12. Parking is $7.