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Big Cypress Shootout Live Reenactment of the Second Seminole War at Billie Swamp Safari

Big Cypress Shootout Live Reenactment of the Second Seminole War at Billie Swamp SafariFebruary 25 & 26, 10am-4pm - Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Billie Swamp Safari

Seminole Tribe of Florida will present a reenactment of the Second Seminole War at the Big Cypress Shootout! The battle reenactments honor the Seminole’s struggle and sacrifice to remain in their homeland and will feature authentic weapons, soldier and warrior attire and tactics typical of the Second Seminole War. The three-day event will also include music, Seminole food, Seminole and pioneer artisans, tomahawk throws, primitive archery competition, Seminole Stomp Dancing, authentic Seminole and soldier camps, venomous snake shows and alligator wrestling. “Period settlers” from around the country will hew wood, iron and silver crafts and depict trading techniques from the Seminole war era. Tickets: $9 adults, $6 children 12 and under.